Looking for locally sourced and internationally inspired meals within minutes of Squaw Valley Lodge? Our neighborhood boasts an outstanding array of culinary choices and dining experiences. With more than 167 restaurants and cafés to choose from in the Lake Tahoe area, it's difficult to decide where to tantalize your taste buds. From simple and inexpensive to award-winning fine dining, all palates and passions can be satisfied. Here are a few of our favorite eateries.
A Taste of Tahoe - Local Favorites
Graham's of Squaw Valley
Graham's serves up country dinner plates from Italy, France, and Spain. Your dining experience is enhanced with the offering of an extensive wine list, an abundance of carefully chosen domestic and international wines.1650 Squaw Valley Road.530-581-0454.
PlumpJack offers Mediterranean fine dining with beautiful views. Open for lunch, and dinner. The café is located at PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, adjacent to Squaw Valley Lodge and the Cable Car Building.530-583-1576.
Twenty Two Bistro & Bar
Catering to snow bunnies, snowboarders, and ski bums alike, Twenty Two Bistro & Bar serves small and substantial plates of "New American" cuisine, plus a broad-ranging wine list.530-584-6170.
Auld Dubliner is an authentic Irish Pub straight from Ireland. This Irish Bar was originally built in Ireland, dismantled, shipped over and reassembled. The Auld Dubliner offers the best in contemporary Irish cuisine as well as traditional favorites.530-584-6041.
Fireside Pizza Co
Fireside offers gourmet pizzas made with a sourdough crust and farm fresh toppings. Other Italian favorites and staples round out the menu.530-584-6150.
Rocker creates a welcoming, casual dining experience for skiers, snowboarders, families, and friends. The menu features great appetizers, sandwiches, burgers and more.530-584-6080.
Mamasake Sushi Bar
This sushi spot serves a wide selection of fresh hand rolls, sashimi, sushi, and sake, "Eat Raw at Squaw!" will become a rallying cry for all who taste and experience their culinary craft.530-584-0110.
Le Chamois is a casual eatery offering a variety of pizzas, sandwiches, beer, and wine. It's a local favorite.530-583-4505.
Tahoe City Favorites
Offering seasonal California cuisine with French accents, Christy Hill is Tahoe's romantic lakeside gem. Open for dinner.115 Grove Street.530-583-8551.
Wolfdale's Cuisine Unique
The east meets west at this culinary melting pot. Wolfdale's serves everything from Asian to European with stunning views of Lake Tahoe. Open for dinner.640 North Lake Blvd.530-583-5700.
Zia Lina Ristorante
A Rustic Italian Trattoria with wood oven specialties. Zia Lina is open for lunch (during the summer) and dinner.521 North Lake Blvd.530-581-0100.
Tahoe House Restaurant and Backerei
Enjoy delicious coffee, fresh baked pastries and deli favorites at this breakfast and lunch spot. A local pick.625 West Lake Blvd.530-583-1377.
Firesign Café serves California country cuisine for breakfast and lunch.1785 West Lake Blvd.530-583-0871.
River Grill offers riverfront California cuisine featuring a seasonal selection of fresh seafood, steaks and tasty appetizers. Dinner.55 West Lake Blvd.530-581-2644.
Sunnyside's lakefront dining options include fresh fish, steaks, and pasta. Open for breakfast and lunch during the summer and dinner year-round.1850 West Lake Blvd.530-583-7200.
Tahoe town residents rave about Thai Kitchen's wide selection of Thai food. Open for lunch and dinner.530-583-1784.
Cottonwood at Hilltop
You will find great summer outdoor dining, live music, and spectacular Truckee views at this town favorite. Open for dinner.10142 Rue Hilltop.530-587-5711.
Truckee's newest fine dining restaurant. Trokay's dining experience is all about fresh with a focus on sourced ingredients.10046 Donner Pass Road.530-582-1040.
Enjoy rustic Italian dinners, featuring fresh homemade pasta at Pianeta.10096 Commercial Row.530-587-4694.
Moody's Bistro and Lounge This popular lounge serves great food in an atmosphere that comes alive with soulful music and delectable Contemporary American cuisine.10007 Bridge St., Truckee.530-587-8688.
A popular local's favorite. Authentic Mexican cuisine with small plates and full entrée items11400 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee530-587-1131.