2013

San Francisco to Lake Tahoe Road Trip Food Guide

Posted by Foodnut.com

Reviewer: Foodnut.com

CA

Moodys Truckee big ass pork chop

Big Ass Pork Chop – Moody’s Truckee

Many of us travel from San Francisco Bay Area to Lake Tahoe for skiing in the Winter or fun and frolic in the summer.  The three hour plus drive is long and requires some breaks. We could not find a listing of possible places to dine at, so here are some standout places on the way that we have found. Please add comments with more. No chain restaurants and the places must be near Highway 50 or 80!

Berkeley:

Japanese Izakaya – Ippuku

Oakland:

Korean – Sahn Maru, Pyung Chang Tofu House

Pizza – Pizzaiolo, Zacharys

American – Ice Cream Fountain – Fentons

Richmond:

Asian Pearl

Port Costa:

Bull Valley Restaurant – Unique out of the way destination near Carquinez Bridge

Vacaville:

American Artery clogging food- Black Bear Diner

American – Ice Cream Fountain – Nut Tree Complex – Fentons

Sacramento:

Upscale American in Old Sacramento – The Firehouse Restaurant in Old Sacramento

Another fancy spot – The Kitchen

Davis and Auburn:

Burgers, chicken bowls, Pies – Ikeda’s

Roseville:

Westfield Galleria has several restaurants and a food court that includes sirloin specialist Buckhorn.

Mikuni Sushi

Truckee:

Classic Place with great food – Moodys

Brew pub with moderately priced food – Fifty Fifty

North Lake Tahoe:

Fancy Ritz Carlton restaurant – Manzanita

Squaw Valley Classic – Plumpjack Cafe

Moderate Squaw Valley Restaurant – Twenty – Two

South Lake Tahoe:

Buffet City – Forest Buffet in Harrahs Lake Tahoe

Reno:

Lodge Buffet

Food Rating: (Good)
Service Rating: (Good)
Atmosphere Rating: (Good)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Attire:Casual
Parking:Street
Reservations:Yes
Posted on January 21st, 2013
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