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:

Patio/BBQ - Availble Daily throughout the Summer months. View the Patio/BBQ menu
Lunch (seasonaly) - Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30am.
Inside Bar - Open nightly at 5 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
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

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
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
GRILLED STONE FRUIT SALAD
ARUGULA, HORSERADISH, RICOTTA, WALNUT VINAIGRETTE
10
AUTUMN SALAD
LITTLE GEMS, PERSIMMONS, PUMPKIN SEEDS, GOAT CHEESE, GRILLED BUTTERNUT SQUASH-COCONUT CURRY DRESSING 2
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
SARDINIAN COUSCOUS / MADRAS CURRY / RED BEET / PEA LEAVES / CIPOLLINI ONION / SQUASH BLOSSOMS / PISTACHIO / SNAP PEAS20
DIVER SCALLOPS & PORK BELLY / RED CABBAGE / GOLDEN CAULIFLOWER PUREE / SNAP PEAS / CITRUS MARMALADE32
CENTER CUT PORK CHOPS / CHINESE FIVE SPICE RUB / WILD RICE / GRILLED BOK CHOY AND MACERATED PEACHES / BASIL OIL / RED CABBAGE / GOLDEN CAULIFLOWER PUREE / SNAP PEAS / CITRUS MARMALADESingle Chop: 22
Double Chop: 29
ALASKAN HALIBUT / TOMATO VINAIGRETTE / WHITE BEAN PUREE / BABY SPINACH / RED ONION / DRIED OLIVE CROSTINI 32
CERVENA ELK / SPICE RUB / SWEET CORN GRITS / SPRING ONION / POLE BEANS / STONE FRUIT MOSTARDA 33
CREEKSTONE NEW YORK / CHIMICHURRI / CIPOLLINI ONION / ASPARAGUS / PEE WEE POTATOES34
SKUNA BAY SALMON / CAULIFLOWER FLORETS / SQUASH / LIME / TAJIN / CORN SALSA 27

SIDES & ADDITIONS

POLE BEANS / GARLIC / LEMON4MARINATED PRAWNS7
ASPARAGUS / CIPOLLINI ONION5PEE WEE POTATOES4
BRAISED RED CABBAGE / PANCETTA / APPLE4PETALUMA FARMS CHICKEN BREAST6
SALMON (for Salad)8

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