Foodies with a taste for contemporary American food will be pleasantly surprised with the Northstar dining scene. While Americana, upmarket and pub eats alike dominate the culinary options, Truckee offers plenty of choices, like Asian fusion and Mexican as well. With downtown Truckee just a couple minutes away from the resort nearly every type of diner and budget will be pleased.
The Lodge is a consistently well-reviewed upscale Northstar restaurant. This contemporary American establishment features everything from surf and turf, to gourmet salads, burgers, fresh market fish and prime Angus beef cuts. The Lodge has a complete kid’s menu, sure to please both parents and children with fresh, healthy and tasty options from grilled chicken to fresh catch-of-the-day, to more traditional kid fare, like burgers and mac-n-cheese. Diners who appreciate the farm-to-table movement must make a reservation at Manzanita at The Ritz-Carlton. While those looking for an eclectic “Asian-Cal” experience will love Dragonfly Restaurant and Sushi Bar. Their menu ranges from Thai curry to Moroccan Lamb to Indian-spiced veggies to Japanese noodle bowls to sustainable, signature sushi rolls. While the menu is sort of niche, the restaurant was voted “Truckee’s Best Restaurant,” so you can bet it isn’t only adventurous eaters who enjoy Dragonfly’s flavors.
PJ’s Bar and Grill, located just off Grey’s Crossing golf course, isn’t just a great option for golfers, but anyone looking for an exceptional meal with exceptional atmosphere. PJ’s, which is named after golfer-pro Peter Jacobson, features a wonderful contemporary American menu fit for foodies.
If you’re on the hunt for a Truckee restaurant that offers memorable ambiance, as well as food, then you’ll want to check out Moody’s Bistro Bar and Beats. This American dining and live music establishment features everything from gourmet corn dogs to exceptional salads, burgers, stew to thick-crust pizza, (even vegans have options) making it a great place for large groups families or indecisive diners.
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