The Lodge Restaurant & Pub
This is our local restaurant. The Braised Shortribs, Turkey and Bacon Meatloaf, hamburgers, steaks...heck everything is excellent. Menu changes from summer to winter, but always good. Nice bar and nice white tablecloth area. Busy on holiday weekends and ski weeks but as long as you have a reservation you will be fine. Other times you can usually just walk in. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Wonderful meal as always. Professional attentive service.
Excellent food and service. Lively sitting by the fireplace
Always enjoy our dinners at the Lodge! Especially like that they are the Dinning for Schools cards. That is the only reason why we go there in the winter months. Thank you and keep it up!
The specials are always great. The service is good. Our waiter, Chris, was awesome.
Great food and service, as usual!
Another great meal and Kristin fantastic.
Very good food and service! We had a party of 6 and all the food was fabulous. The waitstaff kept our waters full and they did an excellent job. Lighting and ambiance was nice as well. I loved the large outside lighted Christmas tree for the holidays.
Great sweet 16 Birthday celebration for our daughter!
I eat here regularly and have never had a less than excellent experience. The menu is updated regularly, but on most nights I get the specials, always exceptional. Great bargains on really good wines. THe service is the best in Truckee, friendly, courteous but not stuffy, and very attentive, particularly to my 2-year-old!
Peter was fantastic! We called from the road to change our reservation, totally booked until 8:30pm. We said no problem as we still were on the road and had a cabin emergency to deal with. Dug out the house, headed to the Lodge. Had a fantastic meal and can't wait to return
I noted on open table when making a reservation that it is our 20th wedding Anniversary. Nothing was mentioned . Also when we ordered a bottle of Affinity red wine, instead of Cabernet red wine goblets we were given the small wine glass normally used for waters or cheap wine. I was so disappointed when we ordered 2 desserts and not even a happy anniversary was mentioned on any of my desserts! Won’t go back for any special occasions and will not recommend them for any special occasions either .
As always an enjoyable experience.
We are big fans of the staff at The Lodge-hopefully, this was an off night. At 5:30, the bar was out of martini glasses, cosmopolitans were served in wine glasses, had to ask for more bread 3 times, corkage fee of $20 is really high, especially when the wine glasses were all the same for white and red, built in s 20% tip which was not deserved, especially when 2 of our party of 6 were 2 and 6 years old. Will definitely come back but thought you should know if our disappointment.
Had a really fun meal starting with fried mac and cheese, new to the menu. I couldn't believe we ordered it but calories aside, it was yummy. Our other appetizer, the tuna poke was equally good but probably a lot fewer calories. My main, the skirt steak with roasted vegetables was perfections and more than I could eat at one sitting. My husband's favorite, the lodge burger was as always, excellent
We made reservations weeks ahead of time for Thanksgiving Dinner here. This was our first time visiting this restaurant. We were promptly seated shortly before our reservation time. Other than that, the service was not very good. Did not see much of our waiter. The salmon and the prime rib were good but the side dishes left alot to be desired and we did not even receive some of the items that were supposed to be included. My daughter said the Turkey Gravy was excellent however and the bottle of wine we bought was good. With tax and tip for the 4 of us the total cost was around $340 for what was supposed to be a very special dinner. We did not feel it was very special at all however and left sadly disappointed. We will not be back!
This place exceeded expectations. The staff was the best, the service was amazing, and I really lived it. Go!!!!
Delicious interesting menu and cheerful knowledgeable servers. Always enjoy it. Very consistent. Thank you.
As always, the food was excellent. We were in the main dining area with the best view we've ever had there... will probably be even better after the Christmas tree lighting. The Lodge is where we go when we feel we deserve a special "treat". The food has never been a disappointment!
This is our favorite restaurant in Truckee. Great food and since it is our neighborhood restaurant we know the staff well. They make us feel welcome. Definitely recommend eating here.
While looking for a dinner date spot, The Lodge looked great, so we booked our reservation on Open Table. We sat next to the fireplace in the dining room, and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The braised short rib dish was amazing! We will definitely be back.
Excellent food, could not have been better. Plus they easily accommodated my request to altering my entrée slightly.
We always enjoy The Lodge and we go there a lot. This time the chef featured a blackened salmon with tempura veggies. It was on rice and had a fabulous sauce. 7 in our group had it and it was One of the best pieces of salmon I’ve ever had.
Awesome service - it’s quieter in the back room but a great place to have great food. Save room for the desserts - the pumpkin pie cheesecake is lighter than air.
Our server, Chris, made our 50th very special. We hadn't been to the Lodge b4 and it was the perfect venue for our anniversary. Magnificent Pines outside and expansive views, quiet dining in small rooms, great food and personal service. All together wonderful. Thank you.
Always consistent. Wonderful food and great service from Tess, our waitress. Love that if we go early it is nice and quiet enabling us to have a conversation.
We loved this place. We like to eat healthy options and this place offered organic beef and organic vegetable options. I ordered the beef short ribs - so I was surprised when my plate came an there were no ribs on it - only a melt in your mouth slice of deliciousness that must have been attached to a rib at some point. The flavors played well together and the presentation was nice (to those who don't like their food to touch you might want to make that a special request). I eat gluten free and was given several options. I would definitely like to go again and try something else on the menu.
We enjoyed a casual evening with friends. Everyone was able to find an item to meet their needs and desire. We were even offered a hamburger without a bun and wrapped in lettuce for those who wanted to watch carbohydrates. Good evening had by all.
Always good! Reliable food. Great waitress, Jaime! Very FUN evening!!
Not any green vegetables with entree, no green salad/dinner salad on menu.
We had a good evening. Our waiter was friendly and got into our silly mood with good bantering. She also take very good care of us throughout the meal.
Our service was excellent. Water glasses filled promptly. Server came by several times to see if we needed anything and how we liked our meals. The food was excellent.
We advised via Open Table that we were celebrating our 44th anniversary at the Lodge, and mentioned it to our waiter, who we know from prior visits and is a great guy; however, they had no idea it was our anniversary and didn't do anything special to acknowledge it. A little disappointing.
Convenient for those residing in Tahoe Donner.
If not for the tent the views of the area are great.
Menu is pretty limited, but specials are pretty reasonable.
Terrific baked Alaskan Halibut as a special. Short rib was overdone, but still tasty. Wine list leaves a lot to be desired, limited selections. Most menu items are very over-priced.
We had never heard of the lodge but we made a reservation and went by online comments. It was a beautiful view of the golf course, great service, and the food was outstanding.
I had the Reuben sandwich and it was the best one that I have ever had along with the bacon bloody Mary. I took it home and heated it up for dinner about six hours later and it was still delicious
Also Peggy our waitress was very sociable and give good service
No mention of my birthday, though reserved the table with that included. Waiter was personable. Meal delicious except for the hair in mine.
It has been one of our favorite restaurants for several years. This time the food was not up to the usual good standard (both my wife and I felt this way). Our waitress was excellent.