If you’re looking for the quintessential Tahoe lodge with vaulted ceilings, natural wood and stone interiors with expansive windows looking out over mountain evergreens, The Lodge Restaurant & Pub in Tahoe Donner is the place. The Lodge has paired perfectly the Tahoe look and feel with classic menu offerings and a fun pub atmosphere. Depending on the season and one’s mood, the evening could be spent with a dinner inspired by French and Pacific Rim cuisine or with one of 30 fine wines next to the fireplace. If catching a game on TV, a few beers and pub grub is the plan, then you’re covered as well. The Lodge Restaurant & Pub serves nightly specials, has a children’s menu and serves lunch in the pub. Guests can also sample creative selections from a seasonal drink menu. Happy Hour draws them in Thursday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The restaurant does take a two-week break in early November, so be sure to call ahead of time if visiting during this time of year.
12850 Northwoods Boulevard, Truckee, CA