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

Enjoy elevated unique and imaginative "New Tahoe Lodge Cuisine" with an emphasis in locality, sustainability, and organic ingredients in the style of Progressive American. Whether you choose a table by the river rock fireplace or along the curved wall cantilevered over the rushing Truckee River, the friendly, professional staff will see that your visit is a memorable one. Begin or end your evening with a visit to the River Ranch Bar. 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.

River Ranch patio


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DINNER MENU

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

STARTERS

THAI AHI POKE
GINGER, LEMONGRASS, SAMBAL, TARO CHIPS

14
MEDITERRANEAN CHEESE PLATE
GOAT, SHEEP, COW. MOROCCAN TOMATO JAM, SPICED NUTS, FIGS, CROSTINI
14
SMOKED LASSEN TROUT
CUCUMBER, CRÈME FRAICHE, LEMON CONFIT, WATERCRESS, BLACK PEPPER LAVASH
13
SNAIL TOAST
GARLIC BUTTER GRILLED BAGUETTE
ADD BLUE CHEESE +2
10
WHITE BEAN HUMMUS
SHISHITO PEPPERS, MARINATED OLIVES, FLATBREAD
8
STEAMED CLAMS
GARLIC, FENNEL, CITRUS, WHITE WINE, GARLIC BREAD
14
CRISPY SWEETBREADS
SHALLOTS, BROWN BUTTER, SAGE, LEMON, CAPERS
13

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
AUTUMN SALAD
LITTLE GEMS, PERSIMMONS, PUMPKIN SEEDS, GOAT CHEESE, GRILLED BUTTERNUT SQUASH-COCONUT CURRY DRESSING
10
CAESAR SALAD
GALICKY. LEMON CONFIT, PARMESAN CROUTONS
SPANISH WHITE ANCHOVIES +2
9

ENTREES

TRUCKEE RIVER ROCK PRESSED CHICKEN
ROAST GARLIC, TARRAGON, RED POTATOES, POLE BEANS, PARSLEY SAUCE, BACON, ONION MARMALADE
23
SAVORY GARDEN BREAD PUDDING
MUSHROOMS, LEEKS, CARROTS, ONION, MOROCCAN TOMATO JAM
21
DIVER SCALLOPS & PRAWNS
THAI COCONUT RED CURRY, BUTTERNUT SQUASH, GRILLED BOK CHOY
32
CENTER CUT PORK CHOPS
FIVE SPICE RUB, PUMPKIN AND SQUASH STUFFING, PEAR CHUTNEY
Single Chop: 22
Double Chop: 29
CLASSIC BEEF TENDERLOIN
BEARNAISE, MASHED POTATOES, DRUNKEN ONIONS, HEIRLOOM CARROTS
36
CERVENA ELK
ELK JUNIPER CRUSTED, CAULIFLOWER PUREE, BRAISED RED CABBAGE, BLACKBERRY COWBOY COFFEE PAN SAUCE
33
SKUNA BAY SALMON
FARRO, CIPOLLINI ONIONS, BROCCOLI RABE, BACON, 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 SALAD6PETALUMA FARMS CHICKEN BREAST6
GINGER PRAWNS8

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