Open your very own diner and make it a scrumptious success. Enjoy solitaire to your heart's content, bring your hamburger baking skills to perfection, and fulfill all achievements. The stars you earn will open up new opportunities all around the USA. Cook up a solitaire feast with Chef Solitaire: USA today!
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Release Date: Jan 15, 2016

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May 30

v1.07 - French Localisation Added

v1.07 is live!

  • French Localisation Added
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May 5


v1.06 is live!

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“Chef Solitaire USA is the sort of perfectly pleasant casual card game you love to have on hand. It's relaxing, well put together, and packed to the gills with levels upon levels upon burgers upon levels, making it perfect for solitaire fanatics.”
4.8/5 – JayIsGames

“The overall experience of Chef Solitaire: USA is lovely and definitely entertaining”
4.5/5 – All About Casual Game

“Chef Solitaire is a very addictive and polished take on the genre. Very addictive and the added mini-games are a nice touch.”
8/10 – GameRamble

About This Game

Play Chef Solitaire: USA and put your Chef Hat on!

Open your very own diner and make it a scrumptious success. Enjoy solitaire to your heart's content, bring your hamburger baking skills to perfection, and fulfill all achievements. The stars you earn will open up new opportunities all around the USA. Cook up a solitaire feast with Chef Solitaire: USA today!


  • Fun story with great graphics and full voiceover
  • Collect exclusive chef hats
  • A store packed with items to help you along the way
  • 4 fun and exciting mini games to play
  • 48 states to play and 480 services to complete

The Revills Games

The Revills Games is a husband and wife indie development team based in Adelaide, South Australia. Please visit us via Twitter, our website or Facebook.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1GHz
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 64MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 7.0
    • Storage: 55 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
101.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 23
Great relaxing game when you just want to chill out. Started to get a bit boring by the end though not enough commentary would of like some story after completion of each state. Battled through the boredom to complete it 100% though.
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101 of 105 people (96%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
25.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 26
If you're familiar with and enjoy the many solitaire games currently on Steam, then you'll certainly find yourself right at home with Chef Solitaire: USA. With entertaining gameplay and charming presentation, for a title as reasonably priced as this you simply cannot go wrong.

Chef Solitaire: USA uses the golf rule set, which involves playing cards in ascending or descending order until all have been removed from the board. There's a bit more to it than that, but it's a very easy to learn version of the game that will appeal to those looking for a more relaxing experience. While there is indeed some thought needed in play, once you get the hang of things you'll be a solitaire pro in no time.
The game is divided into the 48 continental states, each with 10 boards to complete. As you clear the boards, you'll earn money to purchase power-ups that will help you play cards much easier. Chaining combos is the meat of the game play as bigger chains increase your score multiplier, thus rewarding even more money at the end of each board. But what I found most interesting is that the board objectives do not necessarily encourage you to clear all cards, which adds a bit of strategy to the play. Completing the requirements ends the stage regardless of whether or not all cards have been removed. So, if you're aiming for Perfects, many times you'll need to make a decision call on whether you should risk failure and pass over a winning card in the hope that the right cards are in your deck to get you that full clear, or simply play it to finish up and move on. Of course, luck plays a factor in the draw with particularly bad layouts often requiring several retries if you don't have enough power-ups to get through them. But that comes with the territory in solitaire.

Sprinkled throughout the decks are mini-game cards that reward extra money. These timed games range from a Match-3 board to Memory Cards, but are fun little diversions that help mix things up as you play. There's an option to skip them if you choose, which I found myself doing from time to time as I zoned out to the less hectic pace of the solitaire boards, but I'd recommend doing them to build your cash for achievements.
There are three difficulty levels with the hardest having a low chance for mini-games, less points awarded per board and no King to Ace conversion, which substantially increases the difficulty of the game making achievements harder to complete. However, if you're looking for a more "pure" solitaire experience, this may just be the thing for you. Normal should strike a good balance for most players, with Easy offering a more zen-like experience as you clear the boards with ease.

The presentation is charming with beautiful hand-painted backgrounds and character art. Music is a highlight with jazzy piano selections serving as backdrop to the restaurant-themed levels. Well-written and entertaining journal entries are intermittently placed between states which detail the struggles and successes of the game's heroine as she conquers the US with her delicious cuisine. Altogether, this recipe makes for one tasty little card game.

Fans of solitaire, do not pass on this gem. For just $5, I clocked in 25 hours to 100%, and there's plenty more here if you decide to play it over again on Hard (or Easy if the mood so strikes). This is one of the most well-rounded solitaire experiences I've had on Steam and will certainly find myself back again when I need to scratch that solitaire itch.

Bottom Line: Highly recommended to all solitaire and casual gaming fans.
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32 of 36 people (89%) found this review helpful
42.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 18
Chef Solitaire: USA

What a wonderful relaxing casual card game this is. The game is easy, and very addictive as I have found, I just cant stop playing when I get started. This is a great game for when you have a few minutes to spare and want something simple and relaxing to play to help pass some time, or you can make an evening of playing this card game. This is my kind of game, and I absolutely love it. Sorry no spoilers from me, you'll just have to look the store page and take peoples words for it. Look If you really enjoy card games, then you will enjoy this game as well.

Price wise : I believe its a decent price and at the moment its 25% off so even better. It has Achievements to earn and Trading Cards as well. I'll give this game a 10/10
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19 of 21 people (90%) found this review helpful
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 16
There are many nights where I come home from work and just want to play something casual. A game that doesn't require full screen mode, sounds, or my full attention to play...allowing me to stop without enduring countdowns or a permanent death in game. A perfect fit while I watch/listen to a tv show that aired that night. Stopping gameplay here and there when something crazy goes down in the show.

Chef Solitatire: USA fits my needs perfectly. It is by far my favourite solitaire game/casual game on Steam at the moment. Not only is it visually appealing, but the story that goes with it is great too! It even has trading cards and achievements as well which is always a plus in my books.

The levels themselves are pretty straight forward. Some are easier than others. This game does have a star system where you try to obtain three stars per level. You don't have to get the full three to continue onto the next level but you do have to meet a certain quota of stars to open the next restaurant. If you enjoy casual games as I do, you won't mind doing levels over and over to get the perfect three star score.

The $5 you spend on this game is well worth it. Plenty of gameplay, mini games, and twists on certain levels. Who would of thought trying to figure out what cards to use in order to get get bacon, grease, or other antics off your cards in order to use that row would actually be fun!! xD

Kudos to the husband/wife dev team from The Revills Games. Steve and Kylie, you two have created an outstanding game for us gamers who enjoy playing games in this genre.

Casual gamers & friends, don't pass this title up. A++
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12 of 12 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
15.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
I've played the other solitaire game from the same developer and I was expecting something very similar. I was surprised to see huge differences. Let me explain first.

The story is about a young bookstore owner, deciding to finally close and to choose to open restaurants around the USA. Stacey is managing to be successful and to open a restaurant in each state. However, while she's making friends like Marcel, she's also confronted to a big challenge when a critic is making a fake article and when a TV star, Snark, is ready to help her, though he's kinda the Gordon Ramsay but in less understanding and charismatic.

Each restaurant can be bought thanks to stars you collect: when you reach a certain level on the bar at the top of your screen, you earn stars up to three. And how can you reach these? By making suits.

Each level has cards on the table and in a stack. Your goal is to remove the former by making suits. If you can't do or continue one, you have to take a card in a stack. However, while reaching stars is important, you have also cards with chef hats on them. You have to remove them if you want to finish the level and advance - else it will be considered as a bad service and while you get the money collected by making suits, you don't get any stars or multiplier. Also, some cards are also blocked by bacon, oil, eggs or onions. To remove these obstacles, you have to find the tool card that will you (like a spray to remove the oil or a knife to cut the onion).

Also, something, you can draw a minigame (a burger run - make burgers, a kitchen leak, memory, match-3, etc) that will you make you earn more gold.

With the money, you can buy at the beginning of each restaurant a new tool that will give you advantages: a wild card allowing you to continue a suit (once per level), a shuffle bonus (resplenished by making suits), a remove card bonus (resplenished by making suits) and a put an useful card bonus (resplenished by making suits, yeah, no surprise).

Where is the hug difference? Well, for once, you don't have a store with stuff you can buy at each level. Also, your goals are oriented for a level, not for the whole restaurant. You don't have any hard objective - perfects to achieve, combos to reach. I found it much way easier that way, even if I've played only the casual difficulty (like for Legends of Solitaire).

I liked the graphics too, very cheerful and very diverse. Indeed, you can have an empty restaurant in several designs, like being in full service or being outside - whether it's night and day. The soundtrack was also very jazzy, very cozy and I really appreciate it.

In other words, Chef Solitaire: USA is a good little solitaire game, maybe better than Legends of Solitaire as it was easier to distinguish the figures cards (as the King is Marcel, the Queen is Stacey and the last one was Snark). Besides, the soundtrack was a big plus. Anyway, for the price, you're not robbed.
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
41.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
Very similar to all the other solitaire games out there, and that's a good thing. If you like those games, this is a safe purchase. It doesn't disappoint on any aspect. No bugs, so far as I can tell. Fun and relaxing.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
26.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 13
A decent little solitaire game. It does start to get repetitive after a while, but the mini games are sometimes a nice distraction and there is somewhat of a story to follow through on.

Got this in a bundle, and in that context (<$1) it is a solid 7.5 / 10
4.99 full price is still okay though because you will get several hours of entertainment out of this casual title. 5.5/10
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
23.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 30
One of the best solitaire games on steam. A must buy for solitaire games fans. Great music, artstyle and casual relaxing gameplay. For the price it's going for, you just can't go wrong.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 19
I've played this type of solitaire on my phone and on my PC for years. It's something that's easy to get into and pretty addictive at the same time. That's why when I saw Chef Solitaire: USA pop up on my Steam feed, I decided that it would be a fun, casual distraction from some of the more hardcore games in my list. And I wasn't wrong.

So what is it?

Chef Solitaire: USA is exactly what it says on the box: It's a solitaire game that takes place in the USA and has a restaurant theme. The game play involves finding a card that's either one higher or one lower than the one in your stack and clearing the board. There are a bunch of levels, but none of them really offer much diversity in the game play. A few add different perks to help you succeed better in the game and a few have extra obstacles that you have to overcome, but there's nothing too extreme here. And that's okay.

Is there anything good about this game?

Yep. It's a solitaire game, which is as addicting of a card game as you'll get. The artwork is nice, the music isn't obtrusive, and there are fun little things in the game that set it apart from others like it. The first thing that comes to my mind are the mini-games that sometimes pop up during a game. They're fun, quick, and give you a little extra money to incentivize you to do them.
The other fun aspect is the money system. A lot of the time you can clear a level without having to remove that many cards from the field, but by being risky and clearing more cards, you get a little more money. So what is money for? You can buy upgrades that do certain things, like reveal X% of cards on the field or let you know what your next draw is going to be.

Is there anything bad about this game?

Not really. It's a very well put-together casual card game that isn't meant to be played constantly for hours a day. It's definitely what I would call a "lunch-break" game and isn't for someone looking for an epic experience.

Let's talk about the achievements.

There are 20 achievements in Chef Solitaire: USA and they all look very easy to attain. This one should be an easy 100% for achievement hunters. Of the achievements I've gotten at the time of writing, all of them are from just playing the game. There are no esoteric play styles that you have to adapt to in order to earn that obscure achievement. It's pretty straight forward. And that's a good thing.

So, overall, do I recommend Chef Solitaire: USA?

Absolutely. The game at full price is only $5 and at the time of writing, it was 25% off, which is more than reasonable for the amount of entertainment you're going to get out of this one. If you need to take a break from killing zombies or just want something that isn't too involved before bedtime, this game is definitely worth picking up. Before you know it, you'll be telling yourself "Just one more level".

Chef Solitaire: USA gets a resounding yes from me.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
Chef Solitaire: USA is a card game showcasing the classic many of us are familiar with. In an effort to open restaurants in every state in the continental US, you gather money and complete services. 48 states with 10 stages in each state provide a total of 480 services for you to complete. With nice artwork, transitions, special effects, personalization and depth, CS:USA is a great addition for any casual fan of Solitaire or card games in general.

CS:USA utilizes the Golf rules (Golf Solitaire), where all building is carried out on a single waste pile. Any single, exposed card from a stack may be transferred to the waste pile if it follows either an ascending or descending sequence regardless of suit. To breakup the monotony, fun yet skippable mini-games are injected throughout the deck. A stage is completed upon achieving the required goals (1 Star, 4 Chef Hats [specifically marked cards], etc). Money and the star meter is progressed throughout the game from continuous play streaks.

There are many card/Solitaire games currently on Steam, yet CS:USA has a higher quality of production. Some of the examples of this are listed below.

Examples of high quality:
  • Great artwork.
  • Character voice-overs.
  • Undo-button - card wriggles if you had a play remaining with previous card.
  • Multiple difficulty levels (Casual < Normal < Hard (No K-A or Vice Versa)).
  • Purchasable items: reveal remaining # of cards in deck, etc.
  • Personalization: card backs/fronts, auto-finish, cursor image.

The great depth in this game doesn't leave much for improvement. The only things I would have desired to see include the ability to recontinue a game in progress, and play Solitaire games using traditional rules.

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5.0 hrs
Posted: October 2
Cannot recommend this game. Nothing fun here for me.
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22.6 hrs
Posted: September 3
Easy and fast paced game
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36.4 hrs
Posted: August 27
This 'not recommended' comes with a big condition:
- If you are looking for a story rich solitaire, this is a no.
- If you are looking for any solitaire, this is a yes.

While 'Chef Solitaire: USA' is an enjoyable solitaire experience with its varying card layouts, soothing soundtrack and clean visuals, it is let down by the story portion being only a side dish at best.

The story premise is nothing spectacular (a woman changing careers to build a restaurant empire), but it is nice to follow. Especially if you know something about the culinary industry. The problem, and ultimately the reason I'm not recommending this otherwise good game, lies in story progression. It is way too slow! The game is divided in states with 10 hands of solitaire each. The story exists in chapters at the start of a state. But: not every state. I am not sure if the story chapters come every 5 or 3 or random number of state, but it is not enough. Playing 30-50 hands of solitaire between does make the story difficult to follow (remember) and thus the chapters uninteresting inconveniences.

If you are not interested in following a story but would like to play solitaire, get this. The solitaires are well varied and the special items (bacon, grease, onions) that stop you from playing certain cards as well as the hunt for specific (chef hat) cards add rather than subtract from the gameplay. The ability to play in a small window is a huge plus. And you can't go wrong with nearly 500 levels.

If, however, you would like to play a more story-driven solitaire, I heartily recommend 'Legends of Solitaire: Curse of Dragons' by the same devs.
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русский пидор
0.8 hrs
Posted: August 26
better than no man's sky
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40.4 hrs
Posted: August 7
The only game you can cook bacon on top of cards. 10/10
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Akira Hayama
11.2 hrs
Posted: July 29
Its a good game, but i cant play it with windows 10 :C
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Nao 尚
15.6 hrs
Posted: July 19
Harmless implementation of Pyramid solitaire (which oddly enough, is just known as 'solitaire' these days). A bit too long for my taste, but just ignore the story and take it as a relaxing break between longer games. Initially gets hard quickly, until you realize you forgot to buy power-ups, and then it gets on the easy side of the genre. No real flaws though. Story is just a pretext. Jazz music is a plus for this kind of game. Heroin is cute. Also pretext. Reviewer speaking in short sentences. What happe..ning. To me. Help. Glglgl.
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