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About 1862 David Walley's Restaurant and Saloon

Nestled in the Sierra Mountain Valley, with a 360 degree view of the majestic Sierra Mountain range, 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort, Spa, Restaurant & Saloon is just minutes from world-class Skiing. At our newly remodeled 1862 Restaurant & Saloon you can enjoy a casual fine dining adventure while you entertain your palette with gourmet wild game or fresh seafood. Recently honored with the "Award of Excellence" by Wine Spectator Magazine, you will find the finest selection of wines in our region. Your hunger will be demolished with ample portions for every meal of the day. After dining, enjoy a cocktail and live music in this historic landmark and create a legacy of your own.

2001 Foothill Road
Genoa, NV 89411
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Steak, Wild Game

Hours of Operation:
Harriet's Cafe

Breakfast and Lunch: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm Mon. - Wed.
7:30 am - 5:30 pm Thurs. - Sun.


1862 David Walley's Restaurant and Saloon

Dinner: Daily: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Sunset Special 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Happy Hour Daily: 4:30 - 6pm

Cross Street:
395 & 206

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(775) 782-6602

Website:
http://www.1862davidwalleysresort.com/

Entertainment:
Friday & Saturday Live Music!

Parking Details:
Ample parking

Executive Chef:
Richard LaCount

Private Party Facilities:
1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort & Spa provides the perfect venue for your wedding. We are open year-round, providing the highest quality customer service for each event. We lead our industry with innovative event services, demanding our staff and all our vendors abide by the highest principles of ethics and professionalism. We do all this to support you in creating the wedding / Special event of your dreams. Over the last 150 years, 1862 David Walley's Hot Springs Resort and Spa has hosted thousands of weddings and events for people from all walks of life. In doing so, we personalized each event. You'll find options to customize any facet of your event. Whether it is incorporating family traditions, or selecting the perfect wine. Whatever your preference, we are happy to personalize any aspect of your special day.

Private Party Contact:
Marie Stokes: (775) 309-4561

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

1862 David Walley's Restaurant and Saloon Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

service

4.4

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4.5

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4.0

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91% would recommend it to a friend

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Romantic (11)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Cozy (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Authentic (2)
Casual (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Seasonal (2)
Notable Wine List (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Fun (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Business Meals (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

We were there thanks to our kids they bought this for us "DIP and DINE". We will be back !!

Tags: Authentic, Scenic View, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date
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·Dined 6 days ago

Appetizer from the bar set off our stomachs but we managed to get through a not so impressive dinner....soup was good pasta was ok desert tasted old the wine was the best part of dinner. The staff overall was putting off a bad vibe. I will not eat here again

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

Love the restaurant decorations, fireplace is super cozy, food is great for the prices, good for romantic date, great service, I’m very happy, would love to go back.

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Recommended by Friends and lived up to their comments. Surpassed my expectations for a real great evening. Server, Luke, was a addition to our evening. Great food and service. Ambiance was what was expected.. Thank's for being there..

Tags: Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 24, 2017

We ate here because we were staying at David Walley’s Hot Springs and out of convenience recommended our 6 friends join us. Even though it wasn’t crowded, the hostess seemed challenged by the additional 2 people we wanted to add to our reservation. That took about 20 minutes to adjust our 6 PM reservation. The service was good, but our steak was oily. Veggies were over cooked and salty. Overall it was okay - but not memorable. Automatically added tip on top of corkage fee, so pay attention....
We suggest eating at their pub. Good food and fair prices.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View
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·Dined on October 2, 2017

Our meal was absolutely wonderful. We especially loved the seasonal soup and desserts that our waitress recommended for us to order!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Seasonal
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Wally's has consistently good food, the staff is wonderful and the environment
pleasing and relaxing. Love it!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 25, 2017

I've eaten at Walley's only a couple of times but each time it was excellent. Yummy food and
good atmosphere . Whether you are sitting on the patio or inside the restaurant or bar it's great.

After driving from Los Angeles to Gardnerville, NV, it's the perfect place for beverages and delicious food. Would highly recommend.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Quick Bite
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 25, 2017

The prix fixe options for the Groupon coupon were limited. The soup and salad were good but not remakable. We both had a pasta main course: the pasta was home made and very good; the Pasta Primavera was bland and the other (the special of the day) was thick and greasy. Neither lived up to our expectations. The bread pudding was dry and tasteless. I have heard that the food is very good at this restaurant but the offering for the Groupon deal was second rate. I'd go back to give the restaurant a second chance, though. The service was very good and the ambiance was warm, rustic and romantic. I hope their regular menu is better than the prix fixe. We'll see.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

We always have a great time there but this time our server seem to be more concerned about the employees having their dinner across from us then our dinner. He really never check back with us once we had our dinner yet he was a cross with the other people talking with them. But overall it was a great time

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

Service was great! Sean took very good care of us.
Salad had too much dressing. Steaks were a little overcooked but still very good. Cannoli's filling was very runny and not what we were expecting.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Our reservation was for 5:45 pm. There was roof construction going on (one would think quitting time no later than 5pm on a Friday).

It was very loud with pounding on the roof until around 6:15-30. The roof workers were ignoring restaurant staff requests to stop and go home!

Once they quit it was peaceful and very nice! Ambience very nice, servers and other staff very friendly, attentive and knowledgeable with meal selections.

Several entrees caught my attention, then we both decided on the short ribs which were exceptional! I Had the "special" dessert which was a mango cobbler; good flavor but mangos were a little hard. Hubby had the tiramisu and said it was very good.

A little pricey but all in all a very good service and meal. It would be nice if they had more wine by the glass selections, instead of just their house wine because bottle selections
were fairly high.

This is our second time here when visiting Lake Tahoe in the Fall each year, will come again next year! Worth the drive over the mountain!

Tags: Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 5, 2017

I had the salmon which was delicious.....my husband had the Moroccan Lamb Rack which he would not recommend.

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on August 31, 2017

We went for our 47th anniversary. Knew we would have a delicious meal in a beautiful setting with attentive service. We always enjoy ourselves there. Since we got there early we spent a little time in the bar. Busy, friendly and they serve a saloon menu in there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Seasonal, People Watching, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on August 22, 2017

Excellent food and location ! Peaceful and great scenic drive. Hot springs are a great bonus !

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Dining experience was good but food (prime rib & mashed potatoes) were extremely over salted and food was just luke warm when it got to the table. Not the best meal but was adequate. Nice atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 3, 2017

Soup was a bit salty for us and seemed to be a pasta sauce without the pasta. Large portion of Mac and Cheese for kids. The prime rib special was great. Bison ribs were too salty for us and pasta was a bit undercooked.

The Prix Mixe is a great deal with 3 courses.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 3, 2017

Everything was great! Service was nice and friendly, my only complaint is that the vegetables were pretty undercooked. Other than that the food was amazing!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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·Dined on July 22, 2017

Had a very nice meal. Beautiful place. Enjoyed the hot tubs also. All the staff were extremely helpful and pleasant.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Nice view of the Sierra Mountains, good sevice and food. Off the beaten path. I highly recommend.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Unexpectedly great dinner with very friendly staff.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Lovely ambiance. The bartender was great. When the kitchen made the wrong appetizer he noticed it and took care of it immediately and thengave me a drink on the house for their mistake. I didn't even have to ask! The only thing I disliked was the dessert; chocolate peanut butter bread pudding. It had no chocolate that I could taste. The halibut was excellent as well.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, Worth the Drive
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 (San Diego)·Dined on June 21, 2017

The Mr had the Prix fixe menu, great value & a ton of food for the price. I had a wedge salad that was a regular wedge salad I could have gotten anywhere. My main dish was bison short ribs with pasta, super yummy, tender & flavorful. Great view of the mountains & Carson Valley.

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Really enjoyed an awesome meal. Best steak ever! I had the blue cheese crusted sirloin....tasted like filet mignon. I'm not typically a red meat eater but this was extraordinary. Also, they brought us these melt in your mouth home made biscuits served warm....delicous.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 16, 2017

We own a time share unit at DW which we use annually and dine at the restaurant at least once. The menu almost always includes a game dish, though not tonight. Also missing was the usual prime rib dinner. The early bird menu was varied and a good value.
There was a boisterous, loud female diner in a salon to the side of the main dining room who seemed to shout everything she said and could be heard even over a crowded but mostly quiet clientele.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 16, 2017

with the exception of one rib eye, ordered rare, coming out medium and being a substandard cut, the rest of our foursome enjoyed their meals. Rombauer Chard at a reasonable price, though not an overly generous pour - all in all, for the Carson Valley, not too shabby - we will probably return.

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on June 15, 2017

The chef takes ordinary meals and adds one or more unusual ingredients making for an unusual experience. An example is roast duck over rice. It comes with bok choy and a spicy Thai sauce. You can get the sauce on the side, so you can control how spicy the meal is to suit your taste. Another example is Tiramisu dessert with Kahlua flavored whipped cream which imparts an unusual flavor.

The menu is eclectic with a couple of steak, some fowl, fish and a few Italian pasta entrees. They also have soups, salads and a collection of appetizers.

According to the waiter you need to keep coming back because the chef gets bored and develops new dishes whenever the spirit moves him.

One word of caution: their website is not updated in a timely manner. So if you see something you particularly like on the website menu, you may not get it because the chef has moved on.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on June 14, 2017

The service, food, ambiance was perfect!! Our waiter, Luke was spot on with his friendly personality & fast service . Two thumbs up for this restaurant!! We will definitely be back & spread the word on the incredible service, food & atmosphere at the 1862 Restaurant & that it IS the place to go!! :)😀

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Never disappointed. Staff is friendly, food is great!

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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 (Boise)·Dined on June 7, 2017

I've been to Walley's several times as I'm a local, and without question, every time I've been here everything, and I mean everything, has been fantastic! I came this time with a friend and had a Groupon for a "dip and dine," so we first spent the afternoon at the hot springs and then had dinner.

Even though there was a limited menu for the Groupon, which was expected, the selection was fantastic and the food absolutely incredible. I had prime rib and my friend had salmon - the meat was so tender you could have cut it with a spoon and her salmon fresh and delicious.

Again, even though we had a Groupon, we were not treated less in any way. Our waiter Luke was professional and helpful, as were the people assisting him.

Can't wait to come back again!

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Great spot with awesome views, great atmosphere and excellent food and service. All this for a great value! Must stop in if your close.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Casual, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Wasn't as happy with the meal as I usually am. No salad dressing as requested...meat not cooked as requested either.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on May 11, 2017

Staff very attentive. Wife's med well steak cooked perfectly. Nice wine selections by the glass and bottle. The bartender- Joey-very friendly .Luke-our waiter- and his helper (sorry, we can't remember his name) professional and cheerful and attentive . Nice timing between courses and we never felt rushed. You must try the duck gumbo, could be considered a touch spicy by some, but to me was perfect. Also try the crab/tuna tartare with avocado , a great combination. We are already planning another evening there.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on May 6, 2017

We hosted a rehearsal dinner here for my son's wedding. The "stone room" is very nice for groups of up to about 24 and was just right for our gathering. The staff was very attentive and we never had to request anything - they were very proactive throughout the evening with water and beverage service, the courses themselves, and every need a dining group could have. The food was extremely well-prepared and delicious. I dine out a lot for business at venues around the world and so I "get out a lot" and have a pretty wide range of dining experiences against which to compare. I have to say that we were all very impressed in every respect. The service was just perfect - not overbearing, not too sparse, glasses were always full and empty plates never lingered. The chef did a fabulous job - all the meals were ready simultaneously and everyone commented on the quality. In fact, w e liked it so much that we returned the following day for a family dinner. We want to give a shout out to Marie Stokes for organizing the event, and of course to the chef, wait staff, and kitchen crew for making it a very memorable evening.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on May 4, 2017

First time to dine here but won't be my last. Wonderful menu and excellent wine list. Beautiful setting. Terrific waiter! Did I mention the excellent wine list?

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on May 1, 2017

Unfortunately this was the second time my husbands food was a miss. He says he will never return. Chef burned the outside of his steak and it was sent back only to get another steak that was completely cold inside.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on April 23, 2017

The atmosphere is nice and the food is great. This was our second time eating here and the food was just as good as the first time.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Nice and comfortable bar area but quite tight for seating. Music and drinks were good. Dinner not so much for me. The bread served was tasteless. I think they missed using some key ingredients. I ordered the fettuccine with grilled chicken. Pasta was over cooked and inedible. Spinach salad was tasty. My husband was very happy with the rib eye! It was cooked properly, was of ample size and was tasty! My friend had the cioppino and said it was good but a little too spicy for her taste. The servers were very good and accommodating.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Casual, Live Music, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Severely over salted Cornish hen and other dishes salty and unimaginative. Champagne was not chilled well. View and bar offer potential.

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on April 18, 2017

I've been here several times and it has always been good but this past visit was far from your usual "goodness" Between the food choices they now offer "Groupon" users to the service. Started off with a basket of tasteless bread and frozen butter. It took a good 20-25 minutes between each course, the Fettuccini was drenched in sauce and could have been eaten with a spoon... Needless to say I was very disappointed in my recent visit. Hopefully it was just an off night! You continue to offer the Groupon but I feel we don't get the same experience as a full price paying customer.

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