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Lake Tahoe and Truckee Dining2018-03-29T17:17:09+00:00

Lake Tahoe and Truckee Dining

The Village at Northstar, Truckee and North Lake Tahoe offer an abundance of excellent eateries.Whether you're seeking a casual, family-style bistro or fine gourmet cuisine, there's a restaurant to satisfy every palate.

We’ve compiled our list of favorite restaurants and are sharing our staff’s must-try’s at each place. Let us know your experiences and any additions for the list!

The Village at Northstar

Copper Lane Café & Provisions
*Staff recommends: pop in here for any bare essentials grocery needs & try the amazing Peach Burrata Salad

Petra Wine Bar

Rubicon Pizza Company
*Staff recommends: Thai Red Curry Pizza


Tavern 6330

TC’s Pub

Yamakai Fish & Sushi Co. - Hawaiian and sushi fusion as well as creative cocktails and an extensive wine list


Dorinda’s Chocolates

Euro Crepe/Gelato/Snack/Sweets

On-Mountain at Northstar California

Chilly Peppers Mexican Grill (winter only)

Downhill Grill (summer only)

The Lodge at Big Springs (winter only)

Zephyr Lodge (winter only)
*Staff recommends: Bloody Mary

Old Greenwood

Bearfoot Bar & Grill
*Staff recommends:  Ahi poke salad

Downtown Truckee

Bar of America-

Burger Me

*Staff recommends: Poached egg on avocado toast; any baked goods; chocolate cappuccino

*Staff recommends: Whole leaf Caesar (eat with your fingers, bring your breath mints)

Marg’s World Taco Bistro

Marty’s Café
*Staff recommends: Huevos Rancheros

Moody’s Bistro
*Staff recommends: Dungeness crab toast

Morgan’s Lobster Shack & Fish Market
*Staff recommends: Classic lobster roll, lobster mac and cheese

Old Town Tap
*Staff recommends: best spot for happy hour; try the $3 Old Vine Blend red wine, $2 PBR and $6 burrata appetizer

Pianeta Ristorante
*Staff recommends: Bruschetta two ways; Insalata Robyn

Restaurant Trokay
*Staff recommends: Nettle soup; roasted rack of lamb

Squeeze In
*Staff recommends: any omelette

Sierra Bakehouse
*Staff recommends: all the baked goods

NEW to downtown Truckee is Philosophy where their, well, philosophy is locally-sourced ingredients, food with integrity. We say this place is hip & cool with amazing ambiance & light bites & cocktails of equal caliber. They're open late-night on weekends & happy hour is 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm  Tuesday - Saturday


Bud’s Ice Cream

Sweet’s Handmade Candies


Drunken Monkey Sushi
*Staff recommends: Shio Kama Hamachi; shaking beef; grilled sake toro

FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
*Staff recommends: Leg Lifter Ale; Manifesto Pale Ale; Portobello sandwich

Full Belly Deli

PJ’s Bar and Grill (summer only)
*Staff recommends: Fried green tomatoes caprese; seafood tacos

Red Truck
*Staff recommends: Naanwich; Chicken Tikka Masala Bowl

Smokey’s BBQ

Thai Delicacy
*Staff recommends: Pumpkin curry

Village Pizzeria
*Staff recommends: chicken Caesar salad; pizza bread

Wild Cherries Coffee House
*Staff recommends: Cappuccino chocolate chip muffin


Summit Swirl


Truckee River Winery

North Lake Tahoe

Big Water Grille


Christy Hill
*Staff recommends: Duet of Duck

Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster House
*Staff recommends: California lamb chops

Fire Sign Café

Garwood’s Grill & Pier
*Staff recommends: Wet Woody

*Staff recommends: Lasagna

Lone Eagle Grille
*Staff recommends: Cabernet-braised short ribs

Moe’s Original BBQ
*Staff recommends: St. Louis style ribs

Old Range Steakhouse-
*Staff recommends: prime rib

Soule Domain
*Staff recommends: filet mignon with shitakes, bleu cheese

*Staff recommends: roasted butternut squash ravioli

Sunnyside Restaurant
*Staff recommends: Fried zucchini; fish tacos

West Shore Café & Inn



Hit the town with Lake Tahoe’s endless entertainment options. Belly up to a Village at Northstar bar; make the short drive to charming, historic downtown Truckee or visit North Lake Tahoe for gaming, live music and nightlife.


Take a chance with lady luck at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe, Crystal Bay Club or Tahoe Biltmore, less than a 30-minute drive from our properties.


Whether you’re seeking the ultimate apres ski libation or a cool one after a day on the Lake, these are some of our favorite spots:


Garwoods Grill & Pier
*Staff recommends: The world-famous, slushy, yummy Wet Woody

Lone Eagle Grille

Sunnyside Restaurant


*Staff recommends: no better spot on a snowy evening; ambiance is unparalleled. Must try? The whole-leaf Caesar.

Moody’s Bar and Bistro

*Staff recommends: excellent happy hour. Try a lemon press and the bruschetta duo; but get there at 5:30 pm sharp for a seat


Petra, Village at Northstar
*Staff recommends: two glasses of wine + artisan cheese plate at $21, 3 – 5 pm

Truckee River Winery
*Staff recommends: a glass of their SF Chronicle award-winning  Pinot Noir and a friendly game of bocce!


Alibi Ale Works

Fifty-Fifty Brewing Co.
*Staff recommends: Base Camp Golden Ale or Manifesto Pale Ale

• Mellow Fellow

 Old Town Tap
*Staff recommends: best spot for happy hour; try the $3 Old Vine Blend red wine, $2 PBR and $6 burrata appetizer

Live Music

And don’t forget our neighbor 30 miles to the east, Reno, also some terrific casinos, nightlife, events, concerts and live music.


Contact your concierge for additional recommendations.