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Rocklin/Anything great there not to miss?

valley girl Aug 21, 2005 05:52 PM

Going to Rocklin in October for business. Enjoy all kinds of food. Anything not to miss or fine dining there? Will be in town two nights.

  1. PeterL Aug 18, 2009 08:42 AM

    Golden Dragon for the best szechuan Chinese food around. Hawks in Granite Bay, Toast in Granite Bay for breakfast and brunch.

    5530 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay, CA 95746

    5540 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay, CA 95746

    Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant
    4800 Granite Dr. #B2, Rocklin, CA 95677

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    1. re: PeterL
      toncasmo Aug 19, 2009 08:32 AM

      This post is kind of old. i think gold miner has changed it's name, isn't it granite rock grill?- it was still good tho. and horseshoe bar and grill recently reopened with new owners etc and i've heard it's very good

      1. re: toncasmo
        bennyboy1 Aug 19, 2009 11:31 AM

        Yeah almost five years old. I cannot update however. I have not been up that way in a long time. Now that Roseville and Rocklina re pretty merged the restaurant scene is much larger.

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      chiefboomshakalaka Aug 18, 2009 02:25 AM

      I'd suggest any other bar in Rocklin but Lorries Shack (exsept on sun/mon) They hire the lamest people.

      1. b
        bennyboy420 Aug 21, 2005 07:35 PM

        Best thing there is the Gold Miner. taylor road. Only open for breakfast and lunch however.

        In Loomis is the Horeshoe Bar and Grill. Have not been but gets great reviews.

        Lorries Little Shack (a DIVE BAR) has some great tacos. taylor Road.

        there is a place nearby, Cascades, that is pretty good too in Roseville.

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        1. re: bennyboy420
          Ole Aioli Aug 21, 2005 10:30 PM

          I second the Gold Miner and Lorries Little Shack. After three meals at the Horseshoe Bar and Grill I say pass, including a complimentary meal given after both I and my date complained of what seemed like reheated entrees. Cascades I've been to once and look forward to my next visit.

          1. re: Ole Aioli
            chiefboomshakalaka Aug 18, 2009 02:22 AM

            Lorries shack is known for having Karreeokee every night, but they hire the worst possable people to run it. If they had a robot, it would be cooler and have more friends then the current staff. BTW, the chick that runs it on sunday/monday is ok :)

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