Dining in Palisades Tahoe
There is a wide range of dining options located in the Resort at Squaw Creek area, as well as in the heart of the Village at Squaw Creek.
Resort at Squaw Creek
Located in the Resort at Squaw Creek, Cascades features sumptuous, buffet-style dining for both breakfast and dinner. The daily breakfast selections include such delights as banana pancakes, roasted walnut waffles and an amazing breakfast pizza. The dinner buffets are similarly impressive, on Friday nights there is a Seafood Buffet, and on Saturdays a Special Theme Buffet that is popular with both locals and guests. Service is friendly, the food delicious and the dining room provides an inviting atmosphere in which to enjoy your meal, enhanced by the spectacular views of Squaw Valley. Reservations recommended.
Graham’s at Squaw Valley
Built over fifty years ago as Palisades Tahoe’s first residence, Graham’s is now recognised as one of Lake Tahoe’s finest dining locations. The dining room’s high-beamed pine ceiling and intimate rock fireplace reinforces the feeling that you’re in an alpine lodge. Graham’s menu offers unique Californian cuisine, with Southern European influences from Italy, France, Spain, as well as from the Middle East. Candlelit tables in the evenings add to the restaurant’s intimate ambiance, as do the skylights and picture windows, offering scenic views of Palisades Tahoe. Accompany your meal with a choice from the award-winning wine list, featuring over 800 domestic and International wines.
Widely recognized to be at the forefront of Lake Tahoe’s dining destinations, Plumpjack offers guests an innovative menu, which changes on a seasonal basis, reflecting regional influences, indigenous flavours and locally farmed produce. Executive chef Flynt Payne brings his extensive experience, gained throughout the USA and Mexico, as well as his creative genius, to the Plumpjack Café. Your memorable meal can be accompanied by a choice of wines from the renowned wine list, which includes a selection of hard-to-find Californian wines and a wide choice of fine wines from Europe and the ‘New World’.
One of Palisades Tahoe's favourite dining destinations, Ristorante Montagna offers Italian-influenced Californian cuisine. Specialising in fresh-baked breads and pizzas as well as homemade pastas, Ristorante Montagna uses fresh, Mediterranean –style ingredients from the Napa, Sonoma and San Joaquin valleys to enhance the freshness and flavours of its delicious meals. Located at the base of the Squaw Creek chair lift, the restaurant offers slope side indoor, and alfresco dining in a comfortable, upscale atmosphere.
Sandy’s is the perfect destination to suit a variety of occasions and will please every guest, including the youngest, with their welcoming children’s menu. For sports fans, there’s several high definition plasma TVs as well as the largest TV screen of its kind in North Lake Tahoe. The perfect spot for that après ski gin and tonic on the patio, Sandy’s offers Happy Hour Specials on weekdays from 3pm until 6pm. The full bar has a tempting choice of microbrews, wine and speciality drinks, and the menu features pub-style appetizers, salads and burgers. Come hungry!
Six Peaks Grille
Located in the Resort at Squaw Creek, the upscale Six Peaks Grill enjoys a casually elegant ambiance, enhanced by its welcoming stone fireplace and amazing views of Squaw Valley from the floor-to-ceiling picture windows. Six Peaks grill’s creative menu features contemporary entrees, plus pizzas, ‘healthy choice’ selections of pastas salads and soups. Diners can opt to eat on the patio, warmed by the fire pit, or choose to frequent the more intimate dining room. Select a martini or a cocktail to accompany your meal, or choose from the wide-ranging wine list. Breakfast is served daily, and dinner is offered from Tuesday through Saturdays. Reservations are recommended.
The Village at Squaw Creek
Auld Dubliner Irish Pub and Restaurant
The Auld Dubliner offers the best in contemporary Irish Cuisine, traditional favorites and premium beers and spirits. Designed to mirror a traditional Irish pub, this is a great place to grab an après drink and relax with friends.
For a quick bite to eat, Dave's Deli offers a huge selection of food and beverages. Longtime Sqauw Valley favourite, Dave's Deli is located on the lower level of the Olympic House.
Voted "Best New Restaurant" and "Best Family Dining" in Lake Tahoe, Fireside Pizza is a welcoming and family-friendly restaurant, known for it's gourmet pizza selection, as well as a choice of pasta dishes, salads, wine and beer.
Twenty-Two Bistro and Bar
Enjoy a contemporary and reasonably priced menu, featuring dishes such as Kobe beef sliders and ahi salad, whilst sipping on a cocktail or a cool beer from the wide range on tap. When the sun is shining, the deck is a great spot for people watching.