~Jake's overlooks the Tahoe City Marina and offers spectacular lake views from almost every table!
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The Lake Tahoe/Truckee dining experience can vary widely, from laid-back burgers and beer to five-star cuisine. It can be helpful to gather some local knowledge before venturing out on the town. Don't be fooled by our small-town appearance either; there are over 75 fantastic restaurants spanning the Lake Tahoe and Truckee regions where you can wine and dine, grab an apres-ski snack, catch a happy hour or take the entire family out. Whether you decide to dine in or carry out, our restaurants cater to your every need.
When it comes to dining at North Lake Tahoe ski areas, the Village at Palisades Tahoe (formally known as Squaw Valley) offers a wide variety of restaurants. For après-ski, Palisades Tahoe can’t be beaten. Grab a beer from Rocker or walk over to the Cornice Cantina in the Far East Center for stunning views of Palisades Tahoe and a taco and margarita. Outside the village, Graham’s, housed in the valley’s first house, features California cuisine influenced by Mediterranean recipes.
Pull up a chair at the bar at casual Sandy’s Pub in the Resort at Squaw Creek, or dine upstairs at Six Peaks Grille for a fine-dining experience. In Alpine, the Crest Café is a great stop for a sandwich break after biking on the bike path, or to fuel up on a breakfast burrito before hitting the slopes.
Located at the bottom of Alpine Meadows Road right on Hwy 89, the River Ranch is both a summer and winter favorite.
A sophisticated American Cuisine restaurant with a rustic feel located in Truckee, California.
Bud's Old Fashioned Fountain is a perfect remnant of the old school ice cream and soda parlor. Sit at the counter with...
Located in the Northstar Village, right by the ice skating rink, Rubicon Pizza Co. was established in 2007 and is the sister restaurant...
Located at Patton Landing Beach in Carnelian Bay, Waterman's Landing Beach Cafe sources local, breakfast, lunch, snacks and alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, the locally owned, family-run cafe provides hearty meals to keep energy levels high.
A sister restaurant to the popular Gar Woods, Caliente is the place to go for fajitas, quesadillas and, of course, tequila!
As seen on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives", Jax on the Trax is an iconic, classic American diner located at the heart of Downtown Truckee.
The Rustic Lounge located at the Cedar Glen Lodge in Tahoe Vista is the perfect place for a date night, to wine & dine with friends, or for a quaint birthday dinner.