Claim Jumper Menu Prices

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Homemade Soups

Clam Chowder - Cup

Thick and creamy with premium clams, potatoes, onions, and celery.
Potato Cheddar - Cup

Fresh baked potatoes simmered with aged cheddar cheese.Additional ToppingsBacon2Shredded Cheddar Cheese1.5Chives0
Chicken Tortilla - Cup$5.80

Lunch Entrees

1/2 Clubhouse Sandwich

Served with French fries.
Small Green Salad & Cup of Homemade Soup

Small green salad and a cup of your choice of homemade soup.
4 Tri Tip Sliders$12.60
Black Tie Chicken Pasta

Blackened chicken, bow tie pasta, spinach tortellini, fresh tomatoes, creamy Alfredo sauce.
Tri Tip Lunch

Slow roasted tri tip. Served with mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables.
2 Sliders Beef$8.40
2 Sliders Tri Tip$8.40
4 Beef Slider$12.60

Popular Items

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Bread bowl, four cheeses, tortilla strips.
Steak & Shrimp

Certified Angus Beef ® top sirloin seasoned, grilled shrimp, parmesan garlic onion ring, lemon butter. Served with your choice of two sides.
BBQ Chicken Salad

Grilled chicken, roasted corn, jicama, black beans, carrots, tomato, green onions, cilantro, crisp tortilla strips, ranch dressing, sweet BBQ sauce.
Pick 3 Ore Cart

Rotisserie Chicken, Grilled Chicken, BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs, Roasted Tri-Tip, BBQ Pulled Pork, Andouille Sausage, or Shrimp (grilled or coconut shrimp). Served with your choice of two sides.



Our guest's favorite! Premium Calamari steak strips, cocktail sauce and spicy peanut Thai Slaw.
Pretzel Bites

Served with cheddar cheese sauce and mustard
Parmesan Onion Rings

Served with sriracha honey ranch.
CJ's Famous Garlic Cheese Toast

Back by popular demand and served with marinara sauce.
Lemon Pepper Zucchini

Lemon pepper, parmesan, ranch.
Nashville Hot Cauliflower

Crispy-fried cauliflower drizzled with Nashville hot sauce and served with ranch dressing.
Mozzarella Sticks

Served with marinara.
Snack Pub Pretzel

Choice of Jalapeno cream cheese or Sriracha cheese sauce.
Buffalo Chicken Wings

Signature spicy sauce, celery, carrots, ranch. Also available mild.
Spicy Cowboy Bacon

Sweet and spicy, maple glazed, thick-sliced bacon.
Loaded Skins

Bacon, jack, cheddar cheese, chive dip.
Pub Pretzel

Choice of Jalapeño cream cheese or Sriracha cheese sauce.
Bonanza Platter

Spinach Artichoke Dip, Loaded Skins, Lemon Pepper Zucchini, Mozzarella Sticks. No substitutions, please.
Spicy Coyboy Bacon$8.39
Pork Belly Brussels Sprouts

Crispy-fried Brussels sprouts tossed with roasted pork belly, parmesan cheese, garlic, shallots and balsamic glaze. Served with garlic aioli.
4 Beef Sliders

Mini cheeseburgers. Served with french fries. All Burgers are cooked medium well unless otherwise requested.
3 Beef Sliders$13.11
4 BBQ Chicken Sliders

BBQ chicken, lettuce. Served with french fries.
3 BBQ Chicken Sliders$13.11
4 BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Pulled pork, BBQ sauce, lettuce. Served with french fries.
3 BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders$13.11
4 Roasted Tri-Tip Sliders

Hand carved Tri-Tip, caramelized onions, grilled peppers, cheese sauce. Served with french fries.
3 Roasted Tri-Tip Sliders$13.11


Small Green Salad & Cup of Soup$8.40
Lunch BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs

Our original tender ribs, smoky mesquite BBQ sauce, flame-broiled. Served with mashed potatoes.
Asian Chicken Salad

Garden fresh greens, crunchy noodles, almonds, sesame seeds, green onions, carrots and cilantro. Sweet & Spicy Sesame dressing.

From the Vine DISCOUNTED Claim Jumper wine selection available just to you!

Pink & White - Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc$29.39
Pink & White - Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio$26.67
Pink & White - Conundrum White Blend$28.48
Cabernet Sauvignon - Francis Ford Coppola - Diamond Collection$31.29

Homemade Soup & Fresh Salads

Snack Wedge Salad

Iceberg, ranch and balsamic dressing, hickory bacon, diced tomato, bleu cheese crumbles.
California Citrus Salad

Mandarin oranges, green apples, avocado, dried cranberries, red onions, glazed pecans, bleu cheese crumbles, green onions. Tossed with garden greens and our signature citrus vinaigrette dressing.

Salad Platters

House Salad

Option for the house salad - Dressing: ranch, blue cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, honey mustard, thousand islands.
California Chicken Citrus Salad

Grilled chicken, mandarin oranges, green apples, avocado, dried cranberries, red onions, glazed pecans, garden greens, signature citrus vinaigrette.

Salad & Soup

Creamy Chicken Tortilla

Chicken, chiles, onions, homemade tortilla strips.
New England Clam Chowder

Fan Favorite. Premium clams, potatoes, onions, celery.
Potato Cheddar

Freshly baked potatoes, aged cheddar cheese.
Comstock House Salad

Garden greens, tomatoes, carrots, cheddar cheese, diced egg, crisp bacon, croutons.
Classic Wedge Salad$13.04
Claim Jumper House Salad

Garden greens, tomatoes, carrots, cheddar cheese, diced egg, crisp bacon, croutons. Can be made vegetarian upon request.
Asian Grilled Chicken Salad$17.56
Cali Citrus Salad

Mandarin oranges, green apples, avocado, cranberries, red onions, glazed pecans, bleu cheese and green onions. Tossed with honey lime vinaigrette dressing
Chopped Cobb Salad

Garden greens, grilled chicken, blue cheese crumbles, avocado, bacon, diced egg and tomatoes with homemade bleu cheese dressing.
Potato Soup

Fresh baked potatoes simmered with aged cheddar
Chicken Tortilla

A blend of fire-grilled chicken, chiles and onions topped with tortilla strips
Caesar Salad

Crisp romaine, aged Parmesan, croutons & Caesar dressing.

Handhelds & Craft Burgers

Original Tri Tip Dip

Slow roasted tri tip caramelized onions, roasted peppers, provolone cheese, choice of au jus or sweet BBQ sauce. Served with your choice of side.
Lobster BLT

Lobster claw meat, smoked bacon, shredded lettuce, sliced tomatoes, and mayo served on grilled Parmesan sourdough. Served with choice of side.
Western Chicken Sandwich

BBQ Chicken, cheddar cheese, mayo, fresh greens, tomato, grilled parmesan sourdough. Served with your choice of side.
Meatloaf Sandwich

Meatloaf, BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese, garlic aioli, lettuce, red onions, tomatoes, grilled parmesan sourdough. Served with your choice of side.
Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich

Crispy Nashville-style hot chicken breast topped with dill pickles, creamy coleslaw, and chipotle aioli on a brioche bun. Served with choice of side. * Available in Nashville-style mild.
Fish Tacos

Chipotle sauce, fresh Pico de Gallo, cheese, corn tortillas, homemade salsa. Served with your choice of side.
Clubhouse Sandwich

Sliced turkey, sweet ham, smoked bacon, provolone & cheddar cheese, fresh greens, tomato, garlic aioli, grilled parmesan sourdough. Served with your choice of side.
Cali Tri-Tip Sandwich

Slow roasted tri-tip topped with provolone cheese, avocado, sliced tomatoes, lettuce, thousand island dressing, and chipotle aioli on grilled Parmesan sourdough. Served with choice of side.
American Grilled Cheese

Cheddar & American cheese, Parmesan-butter grilled sourdough. Served with your choice of side.
Widow Maker Burger

Smoked bacon, onion rings, avocado, American & cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato, mayo, red relish. Served with your choice of side. All Burgers are cooked medium well unless otherwise requested.
Classic Cheeseburger

American cheese, lettuce, tomato, Thousand Island dressing. Served with your choice of side. All Burgers are cooked medium well unless otherwise requested.
Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Warm tortilla, chicken, signature spicy sauce, bleu cheese crumbles, lettuce, tomato, bacon, avocado, tortilla strips. Served with your choice of side.
Bacon Mac Burger

Bacon mac and cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles, and onions.
Farmhouse Burger

Smoked bacon, fried egg, American cheese, lettuce, and tomato.
Pork Belly BBQ Burger

Thick slabs of pork belly smothered in BBQ sauce, onion rings, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles.
1/2 Clubhouse Sandwich with French Fries

1/2 Clubhouse Sandwich with French Fries
Buffalo Chicken Wrap with French Fries

Buffalo Chicken Wrap with French Fries

Classics & Pasta Platters

Jambalaya Pasta

Our version of this Louisiana favorite, peppers, red onions andouille sausage, roasted chicken, shrimp, pasta, creole gravy.
Chicken Fajitas

Tortillas, rice, black beans, sour cream, guacamole, chips, and salsa.

Steaks & Signature Entrées

BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs

Our original tender ribs, smoky mesquite BBQ sauce, flame-broiled.
The Sheriff Bone-In Ribeye

21oz Certified Angus Beef bone-in ribeye is our most flavorful steak. Served with your choice of two sides.
Top SirloinCertified Angus Beef top sirloin. Served with your choice of two sides.$23.58
Ribeye Steak

12 oz. hand-cut boneless USDA Choice. Served with your choice of two sides.
Center-Cut Filet

Our most tender steak! 7 oz. signature Center-Cut Filet Mignon, perfectly lean, served thick and juicy. Served with your choice of two sides.
Porterhouse Steak

Two steaks in one! Our famous 20 oz. USDA Choice bone-in NY strip and filet. Served with your choice of two sides.
Cajun Cowboy

12 oz New York Strip center-cut USDA Choice. Served with your choice of two sides.
New York Strip

12 oz. USDA choice. Served with your choice of two sides.
Rotisserie Chicken

Our original recipe since 1977. 1/2 chicken roasted to perfection. Served with your choice of two sides.
Atlantic Salmon

Flame grilled, choice of garlic herb butter, blackened or BBQ Glazed. Served with your choice of two sides.
Roasted Tri-Tip$21.81

Sandwich Platters Served with a choice of fresh fruit, chips & salsa or spicy peanut Thai slaw.

Roast Turkey Sandwich

Tomato, crisp greens and mayo.
Veggie Wrap

Spinach, red onion, avocado, roasted red peppers, tomato, cucumber, olives, feta, cream cheese, ranch dressing.
Beef Sliders$55.00
BBQ Chicken Sliders$55.00
BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders$55.00
Tri-Tip Sliders$71.50


Salmon Oscar

Grilled salmon filet, lump crabmeat, lemon butter, grilled asparagus. Served with your choice of two sides.
Coconut Shrimp

Sweet & spicy sauce, Sriracha honey. Served with your choice of two sides.
Grilled Shrimp

Papaya-cilantro marinade. Served with your choice of two sides.

Claim Jumper Pasta

Shrimp Fresca Pasta

Parmesan-crusted shrimp, tomatoes, spinach, light lemon butter sauce. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Lobster Mac n Cheese

Creamy white cheddar mac and cheese, lobster claw meat, panko bread crumbs. Parmesan cheese and green onions. Served with slice of garlic bread.
Shrimp Fresca

Grilled Shrimp, diced tomatoes and spinach served over pasta in a light lemon butter sauce. Served with slice of garlic bread.
Black Tie Pasta

Blackened chicken, bow tie pasta, spinach tortellini, fresh tomatoes, creamy Alfredo sauce. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Twisted Jambalaya Pasta

Our version of this Louisiana favorite, peppers, red onions, andouille sausage, roasted chicken, shrimp, Creole gravy, pasta. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Spaghetti & Meatballs

Meatballs, tomato basil marinara. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.

Create Your Own Sandwich Platter

Create Your Own Sandwich Platter

Julienned BBQ chicken, cheddar cheese, mayo fresh greens, tomatoes

Claim Jumper Classics

BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs, Full Rack$29.17
After The Gold Rush

Grilled chicken breast, Marsala wine, mushrooms, Roma tomatoes, mashed potatoes. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Stuffed Blackened Chicken Baked Potato

CJ classic since 1977, Baked fresh throughout the day. Carrots, onions, mushrooms, peas, simmered slowly in savory herb cream sauce, Claim Jumper's flaky pie crust. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.


BBQ Chicken

Smoked Gouda, mozzarella cheese, red onion, sweet BBQ sauce, fresh cilantro.

Pepperoni, fresh mozzarella, marinara.
Veggie Works

Mushrooms, green peppers, black olives, zucchini, squash, red onions, spinach, tomatoes, feta, mozzarella cheese, marinara.
Tri-Tip Pizza

Tender Tri Tip, marinara, onion, mozzarella cheese, cilantro, sweet creamed horseradish.
Traditional Calzone

Marinara, ricotta, fresh mozzarella, aged Parmesan, plus 2 pizza toppings.


Chicken Pot Pie

CJ classic since 1977, Baked fresh throughout the day. Carrots, onions, mushrooms, peas, simmered slowly in savory herb cream sauce, Claim Jumper’s flaky pie crust. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Southern Fried Chicken Breast

Mashed potatoes, country gravy. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Country Fried Steak

Certified Angus Beef ®, homemade country gravy, mashed potatoes. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Southern Fried Chicken

Crispy, hand-breaded and fried chicken breast topped with house-made country gravy. Served with mashed potatoes
Fish & Chips

Original beer batter, tartar sauce, French fries. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes

Beef, pork and vegetables slow baked, tomato, fire stick onions, mashed potatoes, herb gravy served with roasted vegetables. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Chicken Tenders Dinner

Hand battered chicken tenders, sweet BBQ sauce, French fries. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.
Fire Grilled Chicken

Grilled chicken breast, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables.
Trail Boss Chicken

Grilled chicken breast, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables. Served with a small green salad or Caesar Salad.


The Tri-Tip Prospector

Slow-roasted Tri-Tip and seared chicken smothered in a caramelized onion and mushroom bleu cheese sauce. Served with choice of 2 sides.
Pick 2 Miners Combo$28.97
Surf & Surf

Honey sriracha seared Atlantic salmon, coconut shrimp. Served with your choice of two sides.

Hand carved slow-roasted Tri-Tip, Caramelized onion & mushroom blue cheese sauce, seared chicken cutlet, lemon butter. Served with your choice of two sides.

12 oz. Ribeye, cowboy candied bacon, bacon jam. Served with your choice of two sides.

Sides for Sharing

Mashed Potatoes$12.21
Stuffed Baked Potato

Baked potato, jack & cheddar cheese, butter, sour cream, bacon, cheese sauce.
Grilled Herb Asparagus$7.34
CJ Cheese French Fries

French Fries, jack & cheddar cheese, sour cream, bacon, cheese sauce.
Macaroni & Cheese$16.11
Miners Macaroni & Cheese$5.65
Loaded Mashed Potato

Mashed potatoes, jack & cheddar cheese, butter, sour cream, bacon, cheese sauce.
BBQ Baked Beans with Sausage$7.60
Sweet Cream Corn$16.50
Flash Fried Chipotle Brussels Sprouts$6.81
Sweet Creamed Corn$5.38

Homemade Desserts

Chocolate Motherlode Cake

Six decadent layers of chocolate cake and rich chocolate fudge icing, topped with walnuts. Featured on the Food network as one of America’s “Top 5 Most Decadent Desserts."
Carrot Cake

Layers of subtly spiced carrot cake, cream cheese frosting.
Cookie Finale

Loads of Mini double chocolate chip cookies, vanilla ice cream, chocolate, caramel.
6 Mini Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mini double chocolate chip cookies.
Berry Butter Cake

Put a smile on your face! Delicious, warmed cream cheese butter cake, vanilla ice cream, strawberry sauce, fresh berries.
Caramel Pecan Butter Cake

Vanilla ice cream.
Brownie Finale

Double chocolate brownie, fudge frosting, vanilla ice cream.
Double Chocolate Fudge Brownie$5.76
Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie

Philadelphia Cream cheese, Lorna Doone crust, fresh strawberries.
Raspberry White Chocolate Cream Cheese Pie

Philadelphia Cream cheese, Lorna Doone crust, fresh raspberries and white chocolate.
Original Cream Cheese Pie

Philadelphia Cream cheese, Lorna Doone crust.

Breakfast Platters

Breakfast Burrito

Scrambled eggs, bacon, bell peppers, onions, potatoes, flour tortilla, salsa, fruit.
French Toast$24.77

Buttermilk pancakes, maple syrup.
Smoked Ham, Egg & Cheese Sandwich

Scrambled eggs, smoked ham, cheddar cheese, tomato, fresh fruit.
American Breakfast

Scrambled eggs, country potatoes, bacon and fruit
Yogurt Parfait

Yogurt, blueberries, strawberries, granola.

Dessert Platters

Mini Carrot Cakes by the Dozen$11.00
Mini Brownies by the Dozen$11.00
Mini Double Chocolate Chip Cookies by the Dozen$11.00
Dessert Trio

Mini: carrot cakes, brownies, double chocolate chip cookies.
3-Layer Motherlode Chocolate Cake$44.00


Onion Rings$4.94
Creamed Corn$6.31
Roasted Vegetables$9.18
Jasmine Rice$4.51
Baked Potato$5.82
BBQ Baked Beans$5.78
Grilled Asparagus$7.86
Loaded Baked Potato

Mashed potoates, jack & cheddar cheese, butter, sour cream, bacon, cheese sauce
Brussels Sprouts$7.86
Fresh Fruit Cup$4.52
Shoe String Fries$4.52
Creamy Coleslaw$4.52
Mashed Poatoes$4.52

Kids Menu - Pasta & Salad

Cup of Soup and Salad$9.04

Kids Menu - Pizza, Pasta & Salad

Chicken Alfredo & Noodles$8.39
Cup of Soup & Green Salad$8.39

Beverages - Non Alcoholic

CJ Punch

A fresh blend of pineapple, orange and cranberry juices.

Kids Menu - Little Jumper Served with French fries and 1 side choice.

Mac N Cheese$7.02
Chicken Tenders

Hand battered chicken tenders, sweet BBQ sauce. Served with French fries.
Mini Corn Dogs$7.17
One Mini Cheeseburger$6.81


Iced Tea$3.82
Diet Coke$3.80

Kids Menu - Hungry Jumper Served with French fries and 1 side choice.

Grilled Cheese$7.52
Two Mini Cheeseburgers$7.92
Pork Ribs$9.68

Bottled Beer & Hard Seltzers

Coors Coors Light

Lager - American Light
White Claw Seltzer Works Black Cherry

Hard Seltzer

Unearthing the Story of Claim Jumper: A Culinary Gold Rush

The Genesis of Claim Jumper

Claim Jumper’s journey began in 1977 when Craig Nickoloff, a former dentist, decided to take a leap of faith into the restaurant business. The first Claim Jumper location opened its doors in Los Alamitos, California, and it quickly gained attention for its hearty portions, warm hospitality, and distinctive Wild West-themed decor.

Drawing inspiration from the 19th-century California gold rush, Claim Jumper’s name and ambiance evoke a sense of adventure and exploration, setting the stage for a unique dining experience.

From Humble Beginnings to Culinary Excellence

What started as a modest eatery soon flourished into a culinary phenomenon. Claim Jumper’s success can be attributed to its unwavering commitment to quality and innovation. The restaurant became renowned for its wide array of delicious dishes, featuring everything from indulgent burgers and steaks to fresh seafood and mouthwatering desserts.

Claim Jumper’s menu caters to a diverse audience, offering something for everyone, whether they are seeking comfort food classics or gourmet delights.

An Immersive Dining Experience

Stepping into a Claim Jumper restaurant is like embarking on a journey through time. The carefully crafted decor and rustic ambiance transport diners to an era reminiscent of the Old West. The attention to detail and immersive atmosphere create a sense of escapism, making every visit to Claim Jumper a memorable experience.

Moreover, the warm and friendly service enhances the overall ambiance, making patrons feel welcome and valued from the moment they walk in.

The Power of Consistency

One of the cornerstones of Claim Jumper’s success is its unwavering commitment to consistency. Regardless of which location you visit, you can expect the same high standards of food and service. This dedication to quality has earned the restaurant a loyal following of customers who return time and again to indulge in their favorite dishes.

Staying Ahead of the Curve

While Claim Jumper cherishes its rich history and traditions, the restaurant is not afraid to embrace innovation. Over the years, the menu has evolved to cater to changing tastes and dietary preferences. From offering healthier options to accommodating various dietary restrictions, Claim Jumper continues to adapt and grow with the times.

Taste the Gold: A Comprehensive Exploration of Claim Jumper’s Menu

Appetizers: A Delicious Prelude

The culinary adventure at Claim Jumper begins with an array of tempting appetizers. From crispy calamari and loaded potato skins to savory chicken wings and spinach artichoke dip, these starters set the tone for an unforgettable dining experience. Each appetizer is carefully crafted to complement the main course, teasing the palate and whetting the appetite.

Signature Steaks: A Carnivore’s Delight

One cannot talk about Claim Jumper without mentioning their mouthwatering steaks. The restaurant’s signature steaks are a carnivore’s dream come true. From the tender and juicy filet mignon to the robust and flavorful ribeye, each cut is grilled to perfection, served with delectable sides, and adorned with the guest’s choice of sauce or butter. For steak lovers, this is the true gold of the menu.

Seafood Selections: Ocean’s Bounty

Claim Jumper’s menu also boasts an impressive selection of seafood dishes, celebrating the bounty of the ocean. From succulent Alaskan king crab legs to fresh Atlantic salmon and golden fried shrimp, seafood enthusiasts will find plenty to satisfy their cravings. The seafood is always sourced with utmost care to ensure the highest quality and freshness.

Decadent Desserts: A Sweet Finale

A meal at Claim Jumper is incomplete without indulging in one of their decadent desserts. From the rich and creamy Motherlode Cake to the classic New York-style cheesecake, the dessert menu is a treasure trove of sweet delights. Whether you have a penchant for chocolate or a weakness for fruity flavors, Claim Jumper’s dessert offerings cater to every sweet tooth.

Handcrafted Beverages: Quenching Thirsts

To complement the flavorful dishes, Claim Jumper offers an array of handcrafted beverages. From refreshing lemonades to flavorful mocktails and a carefully curated wine list, there’s a drink to suit every palate. The restaurant’s commitment to offering high-quality beverages further enhances the overall dining experience.

Options for Every Palate

One of the most remarkable aspects of Claim Jumper’s menu is its diversity and inclusivity. The restaurant ensures that there are options for every palate and dietary preference. Whether you are a vegetarian, a meat lover, or have specific dietary restrictions, the menu caters to all with its selection of salads, sandwiches, pastas, and more.

Behind the Scenes: Unveiling the Food Quality and Preparation at Claim Jumper

Quality Ingredients: The Foundation of Flavor

The secret to creating exceptional dishes lies in using the finest and freshest ingredients. Claim Jumper takes immense pride in sourcing top-quality ingredients for its menu. From premium cuts of meat and fresh seafood to farm-fresh vegetables, every ingredient is carefully chosen to ensure that it meets the restaurant’s high standards.

Expert Culinary Team: Masters of their Craft

At the heart of every great restaurant is an expert culinary team, and Claim Jumper is no exception. The restaurant boasts a team of skilled chefs and cooks who are passionate about their craft. They undergo extensive training to ensure that they understand the nuances of each dish and are well-versed in various cooking techniques.

Handcrafted Sauces and Seasonings: Elevating Flavors

One of the hallmarks of Claim Jumper’s cuisine is its handcrafted sauces and seasonings. These carefully curated blends of herbs, spices, and other ingredients are used to elevate the flavors of each dish. The culinary team takes great care in preparing these sauces, ensuring that they are made in small batches to preserve their freshness and authenticity.

Cooking Techniques: Artistry in Action

Behind the scenes, the kitchen at Claim Jumper is a symphony of cooking techniques. From grilling and roasting to sautéing and frying, each dish is prepared using the most suitable cooking method to bring out its best flavors and textures. The chefs’ culinary expertise shines through in every dish they create.

Attention to Detail: Plating Perfection

Presentation is an integral part of the dining experience, and Claim Jumper pays meticulous attention to detail when it comes to plating. Every dish is carefully arranged and garnished to appeal to both the eyes and the taste buds. The goal is to create a visually stunning and appetizing plate that enhances the overall dining experience.

Hygiene and Food Safety: Top Priority

Ensuring the safety and hygiene of the food served is of utmost importance at Claim Jumper. The restaurant follows strict food safety protocols and maintains a clean and sanitary kitchen environment. Regular inspections and quality checks are conducted to guarantee that the food meets the highest standards of safety and quality.

Striking a Healthy Balance: An Insight Into Nutrition at Claim Jumper

A Nutrient-Rich Menu: Choices for Every Palate

Claim Jumper understands that each diner has unique dietary needs and preferences. As such, the menu offers a variety of nutrient-rich options that cater to different tastes. From hearty salads packed with fresh greens and colorful vegetables to protein-rich dishes featuring lean meats and seafood, there is something for everyone seeking a nutritious meal.

Portion Control: Moderation is Key

While indulging in delicious meals is part of the dining experience, Claim Jumper also emphasizes the importance of portion control. By offering a variety of portion sizes, the restaurant allows diners to choose the right amount that suits their appetite and dietary requirements. This approach promotes a balanced approach to eating without compromising on flavor.

Mindful Ingredients: Selecting the Best

Behind every dish at Claim Jumper is a thoughtful selection of ingredients. The culinary team prioritizes fresh, wholesome, and minimally processed ingredients in their recipes. By choosing high-quality ingredients, the restaurant ensures that each dish is not only delicious but also nourishing.

Vegan and Vegetarian Options: Embracing Plant-Based Diets

Claim Jumper recognizes the increasing popularity of plant-based diets and strives to be inclusive in its menu offerings. The restaurant features a selection of vegan and vegetarian dishes that cater to those who prefer a plant-centric approach to dining. From plant-based burgers to flavorful vegetable stir-fries, these options cater to diverse dietary needs.

Allergen Awareness: Catering to Special Dietary Requirements

Food allergies and intolerances are taken seriously at Claim Jumper. The restaurant is committed to providing clear information about allergens present in their dishes, enabling guests to make informed choices based on their dietary needs. This attention to detail ensures that everyone can enjoy their dining experience without worry.

Supporting Healthy Choices: The Kids’ Menu

Claim Jumper also extends its commitment to healthful choices to its youngest guests. The kids’ menu features a mix of classic favorites and nutritious options designed to appeal to young palates. By offering a variety of choices that are both delicious and nutritious, Claim Jumper encourages children to develop healthy eating habits from an early age

Setting the Table: The Customer Service Philosophy at Claim Jumper

The Warm Welcome: Creating a Friendly Environment

From the moment guests step through the doors of Claim Jumper, they are greeted with warm hospitality. The restaurant’s staff understands the importance of a friendly welcome, and they go above and beyond to make diners feel at home. Whether it’s a smile from the hostess or a cheerful greeting from the server, the aim is to create a friendly and inviting environment for everyone.

Attentive and Personalized Service

Claim Jumper believes in the power of personalized service. Each guest is unique, and the restaurant’s staff takes the time to understand individual preferences and needs. From recommending dishes based on dietary preferences to accommodating special requests, the attentive service at Claim Jumper ensures that every guest’s dining experience is personalized and enjoyable.

Timely and Efficient Service

In a busy restaurant, efficient service is essential to ensure that guests have a seamless dining experience. Claim Jumper places a strong emphasis on timely service without compromising on quality. The staff is well-trained to manage the flow of orders, ensuring that dishes are served promptly, and guests are not left waiting for extended periods.

Handling Special Occasions with Care

Whether it’s a birthday celebration, an anniversary, or any other special occasion, Claim Jumper recognizes the importance of these moments in guests’ lives. The restaurant takes pride in being a part of these celebrations and goes the extra mile to make them memorable. From personalized desserts to thoughtful gestures, Claim Jumper ensures that special occasions are celebrated with care and attention.

Resolving Issues Gracefully

Even with the best intentions, occasional hiccups can occur in the dining experience. However, what sets Claim Jumper apart is its ability to handle such situations gracefully. The restaurant’s staff is trained to address any concerns or issues raised by guests promptly and professionally. By resolving problems with care and empathy, Claim Jumper aims to turn any negative experience into a positive one.

The Farewell: Leaving a Lasting Impression

As guests prepare to leave Claim Jumper, they are bid farewell with genuine appreciation for choosing the restaurant. The staff expresses gratitude for their visit, and the hope to see them again soon is sincerely conveyed. This final touch leaves a lasting impression on guests, making them feel valued and welcomed to return.

Claim Jumper’s Impact on the American Restaurant Scene: A Case Study

The Birth of a Culinary Legend

Claim Jumper opened its doors in 1977 in Los Alamitos, California, with a mission to provide hearty, homemade, and delicious meals reminiscent of the Gold Rush era. The restaurant’s rustic ambiance and generous portions quickly set it apart from the competition. The combination of comfort food and a unique setting appealed to a broad audience, attracting both locals and tourists alike.

Expanding Horizons

As word spread about the exceptional dining experience at Claim Jumper, the restaurant’s popularity grew. In response to the high demand, the company expanded its presence across California and eventually ventured into other states. Each new location retained the core values of the original restaurant – quality food, warm hospitality, and a welcoming atmosphere.

Culinary Innovation: The Flavored Crust Pizza

In the early 1980s, Claim Jumper introduced its signature Flavored Crust Pizza, a culinary innovation that set it apart from other pizza chains. The unique blend of herbs and spices infused into the pizza crust elevated the dining experience, and the Flavored Crust Pizza quickly became a customer favorite. This innovation demonstrated Claim Jumper’s ability to adapt and cater to evolving consumer preferences.

Capturing Special Moments

Claim Jumper’s spacious and charming interiors make it an ideal venue for various occasions, from family gatherings to celebrations. The restaurant’s commitment to making these moments special for its guests has earned it a reputation as a go-to place for memorable experiences. Claim Jumper has become synonymous with creating cherished memories, making it a preferred choice for many.

Community Involvement

Apart from its culinary excellence, Claim Jumper’s commitment to giving back to the community has played a significant role in its impact on the American restaurant scene. The restaurant actively engages in various charitable initiatives, supporting local organizations and causes. This involvement has endeared Claim Jumper to the communities it serves, fostering a strong sense of loyalty among its patrons.

Navigating Challenges

Like any successful business, Claim Jumper has faced its share of challenges. Economic downturns, changing consumer preferences, and increased competition have all tested the restaurant’s resilience. However, Claim Jumper’s ability to adapt, innovate, and maintain its core values has allowed it to weather these storms and continue thriving.

A Green Future: Claim Jumper’s Approach to Sustainability and Environment

Responsible Sourcing

One of the key pillars of Claim Jumper’s sustainability initiative is responsible sourcing. The restaurant chain takes great care in selecting suppliers and partners who adhere to sustainable and ethical practices. By sourcing ingredients from farms and producers that prioritize environmental stewardship, Claim Jumper ensures that the food served on its tables is not only delicious but also environmentally conscious.

Supporting Local Communities

Claim Jumper is committed to supporting local communities and businesses. By sourcing ingredients from local farmers and producers, the restaurant reduces its carbon footprint associated with transportation and supports the local economy. This “farm-to-table” approach not only ensures fresher ingredients but also strengthens the bond between the restaurant and its community.

Reducing Food Waste

Food waste is a significant concern in the restaurant industry, contributing to environmental pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Claim Jumper actively works to reduce food waste by implementing efficient inventory management systems, closely monitoring expiration dates, and repurposing surplus food when possible. Additionally, the restaurant educates its staff and patrons about the importance of minimizing food waste.

Energy Conservation

Energy conservation is another essential aspect of Claim Jumper’s sustainability strategy. The restaurant implements various energy-efficient practices, such as using LED lighting, optimizing heating and cooling systems, and investing in energy-efficient kitchen equipment. These measures not only reduce the restaurant’s environmental impact but also contribute to cost savings, which can be reinvested in further sustainability efforts.

Waste Reduction and Recycling

Claim Jumper is dedicated to waste reduction and recycling. The restaurant employs recycling programs for paper, cardboard, glass, and plastic to minimize the amount of waste sent to landfills. Furthermore, Claim Jumper continually explores innovative ways to reduce single-use plastics and adopt more sustainable packaging alternatives.

Educating Staff and Guests

Claim Jumper recognizes the significance of educating its staff and guests about sustainability and environmental responsibility. The restaurant conducts training programs to raise awareness among employees about sustainable practices and encourages them to contribute to the restaurant’s green initiatives. Similarly, Claim Jumper provides information to its guests about its sustainability efforts, inspiring them to make more conscious dining choices.

Continuous Improvement

Claim Jumper understands that sustainability is an ongoing journey. As part of its commitment to continuous improvement, the restaurant regularly assesses its sustainability initiatives, sets new goals, and seeks feedback from customers and stakeholders. This iterative process allows Claim Jumper to stay at the forefront of sustainable practices and adapt to changing environmental challenges.

Voices from the Inside: Employees’ Perspectives on Working at Claim Jumper

A Welcoming and Supportive Environment

Many employees at Claim Jumper express their satisfaction with the welcoming and supportive environment that the restaurant fosters. From the kitchen staff to the servers and management, employees often mention feeling like part of a close-knit family. This camaraderie creates a positive atmosphere that reflects in the overall dining experience for guests.

One employee shared, “Claim Jumper is like a second home to me. The teamwork and camaraderie among the staff are incredible. We all support each other, and that translates into a great work environment.”

Opportunities for Growth and Development

Claim Jumper is known for offering its employees opportunities for growth and development within the company. Many employees have shared stories of starting in entry-level positions and working their way up to managerial roles. The restaurant encourages its employees to take on new challenges and provides training and resources to help them succeed.

One employee said, “I started as a server, but with the support and encouragement from the management, I was able to advance to a supervisory position. Claim Jumper believes in promoting from within, and that’s what I love about working here.”

Recognition and Appreciation

Claim Jumper values its employees’ hard work and dedication and makes sure to recognize and appreciate their efforts. The restaurant has various employee recognition programs, including Employee of the Month awards and performance-based incentives. This recognition not only boosts employee morale but also reinforces a culture of excellence and commitment.

An employee shared, “Being recognized for my efforts motivates me to do even better. It’s great to know that my work is appreciated and valued.”

Commitment to Work-Life Balance

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is essential for employee well-being and job satisfaction. Claim Jumper understands this and strives to accommodate its employees’ needs to ensure a healthy balance between work and personal life. Flexible scheduling and supportive management help employees manage their responsibilities outside of work effectively.

One employee stated, “I have a family, and Claim Jumper has been understanding and supportive of my schedule needs. It’s rare to find a workplace that cares about its employees’ work-life balance.”

Emphasis on Training and Skill Development

Claim Jumper places a strong emphasis on training and skill development for its employees. Whether it’s honing culinary techniques, mastering customer service skills, or learning about sustainability practices, the restaurant invests in its employees’ growth. This commitment to continuous learning empowers employees to excel in their roles and provide exceptional service to guests.

An employee mentioned, “The training at Claim Jumper is top-notch. I feel confident and well-prepared to handle any situation that comes my way.”

Passion for Guest Satisfaction

Employees at Claim Jumper share a common passion for ensuring guest satisfaction. They take pride in the restaurant’s commitment to delivering outstanding dining experiences and going above and beyond to exceed guest expectations.

An employee expressed, “It’s incredibly rewarding to see our guests leaving with smiles on their faces. Their satisfaction is our ultimate goal, and it’s what drives us to do our best every day.”

Customer Favorites: A Deep Dive into Claim Jumper’s Most-Loved Dishes

The Legendary Motherlode Cake

The Motherlode Cake is an iconic dessert that has become synonymous with the Claim Jumper dining experience. This towering chocolate cake is a sight to behold, layered with rich chocolate fudge and frosted with a velvety chocolate icing. Topped with a sprinkle of chocolate shavings, this indulgent treat is perfect for celebrating special occasions or simply satisfying your sweet tooth.

One satisfied customer exclaimed, “The Motherlode Cake is to die for! It’s a chocolate lover’s dream come true. I can’t visit Claim Jumper without having a slice!”

The Famous Widow Maker Burger

The Widow Maker Burger is a carnivore’s delight, featuring a juicy half-pound Angus beef patty cooked to perfection. Topped with crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, and sautéed mushrooms, this burger offers a burst of flavor with every bite. Served with a side of seasoned fries, the Widow Maker Burger is a hearty and satisfying meal that keeps customers coming back for more.

A loyal fan raved, “The Widow Maker Burger is the best burger I’ve ever had! The combination of flavors is simply amazing.”

Mouthwatering Meatloaf Dinner

Claim Jumper’s Meatloaf Dinner is a comforting classic that brings back memories of home-cooked meals. This hearty dish features tender and flavorful meatloaf made with a blend of ground beef and pork. Served with savory mashed potatoes, flavorful gravy, and fresh vegetables, this wholesome dinner is a favorite among diners seeking a taste of nostalgia.

A satisfied customer shared, “The Meatloaf Dinner reminds me of my grandma’s cooking. It’s so comforting and delicious.”

Irresistible Chicken Pot Pie

The Chicken Pot Pie at Claim Jumper is the epitome of comfort food, featuring tender chunks of chicken, carrots, peas, and pearl onions in a creamy sauce, all baked inside a flaky and buttery crust. This dish delivers warmth and flavor in every spoonful, making it a hit, particularly on chilly evenings.

A delighted patron commented, “The Chicken Pot Pie is like a warm hug in a dish. It’s the ultimate comfort food.”

Delectable Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

For those with a penchant for sweet and tangy desserts, the Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake is a must-try. This velvety smooth cheesecake is swirled with vibrant raspberry sauce, adding a burst of fruity goodness to the rich and creamy cheesecake base. Topped with fresh raspberries and a dollop of whipped cream, this dessert is a delightful conclusion to any meal.

A happy diner remarked, “The Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake is divine! The combination of raspberry and cheesecake is perfection.”

Decoding Customer Reviews: Understanding Public Perception of Claim Jumper

Warm Hospitality and Friendly Staff

One recurring theme in the customer reviews of Claim Jumper is the warm hospitality and friendly service provided by the staff. Many customers mention that they feel welcomed and well taken care of from the moment they step foot inside the restaurant. The attentive and courteous demeanor of the staff contributes to a positive dining experience and leaves a lasting impression on patrons.

One reviewer commented, “The staff at Claim Jumper is always so friendly and accommodating. They make you feel like a valued guest.”

Culinary Excellence and Diverse Menu

Claim Jumper’s culinary prowess and diverse menu offerings receive high praise from customers. The restaurant is known for its hearty and flavorful dishes that cater to various tastes and dietary preferences. Whether it’s the iconic Motherlode Cake, the mouthwatering Widow Maker Burger, or the comforting Meatloaf Dinner, diners appreciate the range of options available.

A satisfied diner wrote, “The food at Claim Jumper is top-notch! They have something for everyone, and every dish I’ve tried has been delicious.”

Comfortable and Inviting Ambiance

Many customer reviews highlight the comfortable and inviting ambiance of Claim Jumper. The restaurant’s rustic and welcoming décor, along with its spacious layout, provides a relaxed setting for diners to enjoy their meals. Whether it’s a family gathering, a casual lunch with friends, or a date night, Claim Jumper’s ambiance sets the stage for an enjoyable dining experience.

One reviewer shared, “Claim Jumper has such a cozy atmosphere. It’s a great place to unwind and enjoy good food.”

Timely Service and Efficient Operations

Efficient service and timely delivery of meals are crucial aspects of the dining experience, and Claim Jumper excels in this department. Customers appreciate the restaurant’s prompt service, which ensures that they receive their orders in a timely manner. The well-organized operations contribute to a smooth dining process, allowing diners to focus on enjoying their meals.

A customer praised, “The service at Claim Jumper is fantastic! They’re quick to take orders and deliver food, which is especially important during busy hours.”

Consistency in Quality

Consistency in the quality of food and service is another aspect that customers frequently mention in their reviews. Regular patrons often return to Claim Jumper because they can rely on the restaurant to consistently deliver a satisfying dining experience. This consistency fosters loyalty among customers and reinforces their positive perception of the establishment.

A loyal customer stated, “I’ve been coming to Claim Jumper for years, and the quality has never wavered. I know I can count on them for a great meal every time.”


Customer reviews serve as valuable windows into the public perception of a restaurant, and in the case of Claim Jumper, they reveal a picture of warm hospitality, culinary excellence, and a comfortable dining environment. From the friendly staff and diverse menu to efficient service and consistent quality, Claim Jumper’s positive customer reviews are a testament to the restaurant’s commitment to providing a delightful dining experience to its patrons. As reviews continue to shape the choices of diners, Claim Jumper’s positive reputation is likely to continue to attract new customers and maintain the loyalty of its existing ones.

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