River Ranch Lodge - 530.583.4264
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River Ranch Lodge - Restaurant & Bar, Alpine Meadows - Tahoe City, CA

Enjoy great food and drink that is fun, creative and interesting while being delicious and familiar with an emphasis in locality, sustainability, and organic ingredients. Whether you choose one of our tables for cozy fireplace dining or one along the curved wall cantilevered over the rushing Truckee River, the service is efficient and friendly perfect for those who really want to relax and enjoy the laid back mountain feel and have a memorable experience. Begin or end your evening with a visit to the River Ranch Bar with great appetizers and lively aprés ski. The warm, friendly atmosphere will have you feeling like a "regular" in no time, discussing places to ski, hike or tour the next day with local "experts" and fellow visitors. Or choose a table by the cozy lounge fireplace - perfect for a romantic after dinner drink.
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Operating Hours

Operating hours change seasonally. Please call us for specific opening times. As a general rule, the restaurant and bar are open for business as follows:

Lunch (seasonaly) - Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30am.
Inside Bar - Open nightly at 4:30 p.m. View the Café menu
Dinner - Nightly at 5:30, year round, with patio seating available in the summer. View the Dinner menu
Wine List - View the Wine List
Dessert - View the Dessert menu
Patio/BBQ - Availble Daily throughout the Summer months.
Continental Breakfast - Available for River Ranch Lodge guests only.

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DINNER MENU

Subject to Change without Notice
We use organic, sustainable, local ingredients whenever possible

STARTERS

WHITE BEAN HUMMUS
SHISHITO PEPPERS, MARINATED OLIVES, FLATBREAD
9
HAMACHI SASHIMI
PERSIMMON, MEYER LEMON CONFIT, CITRUS VINAIGRETTE
16
STEAMED CLAMS
GARLIC, FENNEL, CITRUS, WHITE WINE, GARLIC BREAD
14
CRISPY SWEETBREADS
SHALLOTS, BROWN BUTTER, SAGE, LEMON, CAPERS
13
MEDITERRANEAN CHEESE PLATE
GOAT, SHEEP, COW. MOROCCAN TOMATO JAM, SPICED NUTS, FIGS, CROSTINI
14
SNAIL TOAST
GARLIC BUTTER GRILLED BAGUETTE
10

SOUP/SALAD

SOUP TODAY
LOCAL AND SEASONAL. ASK YOUR SERVER
8
RIVER RANCH SALAD
MIXED GREENS, PICKLED RED ONION, FETA, CHERRY TOMATOES, OLIVE TAPENADE CROSTINI, SPICED NUTS, HOUSE RED WINE VINAIGRETTE
8
BLOOMSDALE SPINACH SALAD
HOUSE MADE RICOTTA, RUBY GRAPEFRUIT, CANDIED NUTS, PERSIMMON VINAIGRETTE
11
CAESAR SALAD
GARLICKY. LEMON CONFIT, PARMESAN CROUTONS
ADD SPANISH WHITE ANCHOVIES +2
9

ENTREES

TRUCKEE RIVER ROCK PRESSED CHICKEN
MAITAKE MUSHROOM AND LEEK BROTH, YAMS, SAUT√ČED SPINACH
23
VEGETABLE POT PIE
BARLEY, CARROTS, ENGLISH PEAS, SALSIFY, PARSNIPS SHERRY-CREAM SAUCE WITH HERBED BUTTER CAMPFIRE CRUST
19
DIVER SCALLOPS & PRAWNS
THAI COCONUT RED CURRY, BUTTERNUT SQUASH, GRILLED BOK CHOY
32
CENTER CUT PORK CHOPS
CHOPS FIVE SPICE RUB, APPLE CIDER GLAZE, BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH SAGE AND MOLASSES BREAD CROUTONS
Single Chop: 22
Double Chop: 29
CLASSIC BEEF TENDERLOIN
BEARNAISE, MASHED POTATOES, DRUNKEN ONIONS, HEIRLOOM CARROTS
36
CERVENA ELK
JUNIPER CRUSTED, CELERY ROOT PUREE, BRAISED RED CABBAGE, CRANBERRY-PORT PAN SAUCE
33
SKUNA BAY SALMON
FARRO, CIPOLLINI ONIONS, SWEET POTATO, BACON, MUSHROOMS AND CRUSHED TOASTED WALNUTS
27
RIVER RANCH PEPPER STEAK
NY STRIP, ROAST TURNIPS AND CHARD, MASHED POTATOES, DEMI GLAZE
34

SIDES & ADDITIONS

ROASTED GINGER BEER CARROTS5SALMON FOR SALAD8
BEER BRAISED CIPOLLINI ONIONS5MASHED POTATOES5
WARM WINTER FARRO SALAD6TRUFFLED MASHED POTATOES7
SAUTÉED SPINACH 6GINGER PRAWNS8
CELERY ROOT PURE6PETALUMA FARMS CHICKEN BREAST8

We use organic, sustainable, local ingredients whenever possible. Sides and additions are available.

$5.00 SPLIT ENTRÉE CHARGE
WE ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER AND AMERICAN EXPRESS. SORRY, NO PERSONAL CHECKS



Highway 89 and Alpine Meadows Road | Tahoe City, CA 96145 | Toll Free: 866.991.9912 / Local: 530.583.4264