Restaurants in the Donner Summit Area

From Colfax to Truckee

Donner Lake

Colfax Restaurants

Colfax Max Diner

555 South Auburn Street, Colfax, CA   (530) 346-7404
Burgers, sandwiches, take-out available   Colfax Max Diner


350 South Canyon Way, Colfax, CA   (530) 346-6133


501 South Auburn Street, Colfax, CA   (530) 346-6088

Main Street Pizza

45 North Main Street, Colfax, CA   (530) 346-8200  
Eat in, take-out, delivery


5 Depot Street, Colfax, CA   (530) 346-8833

Shang Garden Chinese Restaurant

350 South Canyon Way, Colfax, CA   (530) 346-8669

Red Frog

1007 Highway 174, Colfax, CA   (530) 346-1010
Bar and restaurant

TJ's Roadhouse

520 S. Auburn Street, Colfax, CA   (530) 346-1040   TJ's Roadhouse

Dine N Dash Cafe

1516 S. Canyon Way, Colfax, CA  (530) 346-1000

Dutch Flat Restaurants

Monte Vista Inn

32106 Ridge Road, Dutch Flat, CA   (530) 389-2333   Monte Vista Inn

Emigrant Gap

Burger King

41975 Nyack Road, Emigrant Gap, CA   (530) 389-9144

The Rustic Table Restaurant

Sierra Woods Lodge, 43440 Laing Road, Emigrant Gap, CA   (530) 389-8900


Around Donner Summit
Soda Springs, Norden, Big Bend

Rainbow Lodge and Restaurant

Exit 168 off Interstate 80
50080 Hampshire Rocks Road, Soda Springs, CA
Dining Reservations: (530) 426-3661
Brunch, lunch and dinner
Rainbow Lodge

Summit Restaurant and Bar

22002 Donner Pass Road, Soda Springs, CA   (530) 426-3904
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Summit Restaurant and Bar

Donner Ski Ranch

19320 Donner Pass Road, Norden, CA   (530) 426-3635
Bar and Cafe open during the summer until Labor Day, winter during ski season
Donner Ski Ranch

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort Restaurants

629 Sugar Bowl Road, Norden, CA   (530) 426-9000
Open seasonally   Sugar Bowl Dining

  • The Dining Room at the Village Lodge   Breakfast, lunch, dinner; Entrees $20-$30
  • Nob Hill Cafe   Breakfast and lunch; salads, sandwiches, hamburgers, etc.
  • Nob Hill BBQ on the Deck
  • Village Hall Bistro
  • Mt. Judah Lodge Sierra Vista Bar & Grill   Breakfast and lunch
  • Mt. Judah Lodge Sunset Grill   Weekends and holidays for lunch
  • Lake Mary Dinners, Saturday and Sunday, specific dates in July, August and September Lake Mary Dinners


Donner Lake

Martha's Kitchen

15628 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 582-1425
Call ahead, may be closed

Donner Lake Kitchen

13710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-3119

Western Truckee

Pizza on the Hill

  11509 Northwoods Blvd. in Tahoe Donner
(530) 582-9669


  11420 Deerfield Drive

Taco Bell

  12277 Deerfield Drive


11359 Deerfield Drive

Truckee Pizza

  12047 Donner Pass Road   (530) 587-6300

La Bamba Mexican Restaurant

  11760 Donner Pass Road

Taco Station

  11782 Donner Pass Road

Pizza Shack

  11782 Donner Pass Road   (530) 587-3456

Wild Cherries Coffee House

  11429 Donner Pass Road

Tacos's Jalisco

  11400 Donner Pass Road   (530) 587-3456


  11260 Donner Pass Road

Round Table Pizza

  Trucker Safeway Center   (530) 587-0577

Panda Express

  11262 Donner Pass Road

El Ricnoncito Mexicano

  11357 Donner Pass Road

Truckee Bagel & Juice Bar

  11260 Donner Pass Road

Port of Subs

  11260 Donner Pass Road

Kentucky Fried Chicken

  11421 Deerfield Drive

Smokey's Kitchen

12036 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 582-4535
BBQ, breakfast, and catering
Smokey's Kitchen

Nik-n-Willie's Pizza

11429 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-0421
Take-and-bake-at-home pizza, or they will bake it for you
Nik-n-Willie's Pizza

The Lodge at Tahoe Donner

12850 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA   (530) 587-9455
Classic bistro style menu with French and Pacific rim influences
The Lodge at Tahoe Donner

Java Sushi

11357 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 582-1144
Japanese cuisine
Java Sushi

Thai Nakorn

10770 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 550-0503
Thai cuisine
Thai Nakorn

Wong's Garden Restaurant

11430 Deerfield Drive, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-1831
Chinese cuisine
Wong's Garden Restaurant

Bill's Rotisserie

11355 Deerfield Drive, Truckee, CA   (530) 582-5652
Eat in, drive up and take out
Bill's Rotisserie


Historic Downtown Truckee

El Toro Bravo

  10186 Donner Pass Road

Coffee & Restaurant

  10106 Donner Pass Road

Trokay Cage

  10115 Donner Pass Road

Wagon Train Coffee Shop

  10080 Donner Pass Road

O B's Pub & Restaurant

  10046 Donner Pass Road

Casa Baeza Mexican Restaurant

  10010 Bridge Street


  1010 West River

Full Belly Deli

  10825 Pioneer Trail

Burger Me

10418 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-8852
Burgers, fries, salads, shakes, and more
Burger Me

Dragonfly Cuisine

10118 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-0557
Blend of Thai, Japanese, Indian and Malaysian influences
Dragonfly Cuisine


10096 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-4694
Italian/Mediterranean dishes

Best Pies Pizzeria and Restaurant

10068 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 582-1111
Pizza and NY style Italian food
Best Pies Pizzeria and Restaurant

Squeeze In

10060 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-9814
Famous for omelets and burgers
Squeeze In

Bar of America

10040 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-2626
Bar and restaurant
Bar of America


10007 Bridge Street, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-8688
Bistro and Bar in the historic Truckee Hotel

Cottonwood Restaurant

10142 Rue Hilltop Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-5711
Fine dining
Cottonwood Restaurant

Jax Truckee Diner

10144 West River Street, Truckee, CA   (530) 550-7450
Classic 1940s diner
Jax Truckee Diner

Blue Coyote Bar and Grill

10015 Palisades Drive, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-7777
Burgers, pizza and more, take-out, sports bar
Blue Coyote Bar and Grill


Brockway Road - Truckee

Pizza Hut

  11331 Brockway Road   (530) 587-0313

Peluso's Pizza

  11253 Brockway Road   (530) 550-1340

Runway Cafe

  10356 Truckee Airport Road


In the Cedar House Sport Hotel
10918 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 582-5655
Casual yet elegant dining

Fiftyfifty Brewing Co.

11197 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 587-2337
Burgers, sandwiches, entrees, pizza
Fiftyfifty Brewing Co.

Avec Wine & Food

11209 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 582-1903
Rustic Cal-Euro fare and house made pastries, wine bar
Avec Wine & Food

Drunken Monkey Sushi

11253 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 582-9755
Sushi, fresh seafood, noodles, Asian style tapas
Drunken Monkey Sushi

Thai Delicacy

11253 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA   (530) 550-1269
Authentic Thai cuisine
Thai Delicacy