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The Trading Post

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41760 Tollhouse Rd, Shaver Lake, CA 93634
(559) 841-5394
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good western restaurant

Liked the atmosphere and the hearty food, friendly service Somewhat noisy on the downside We recommend it

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
Arlington_VAJc
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Arlington, VA
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

This place is great! small town - excellent food !!! I have never had a complainant ! I happen to be sitting next to the lady's that complained below - they were horrible !! they harassed that young pregnant lady - yelling at her- even after she was very apologetic -they screamed at her saying they couldn't believe she sat... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriends and I went in on Saturday nite and had received the worst customer service; the food & drinks were not that great. First of all we went to the bar wanting a drink while we waited for a table. An older man who was standing behind the bar ignored us completely and stood in front of us to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

I always love coming into this place when I'm in shaver. Great service, great portions, great atmosphere. Where else can you find this great of food and service in such a beautiful place!

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Arlington, VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Liked the atmosphere and the hearty food, friendly service Somewhat noisy on the downside We recommend it

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Central Coast California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This place is well known in the area. It would probably be wise to go early for dinner or have reservations. It's the best restaurant in Shaver Lake, and there aren't many places to eat in the town. We had good drinks and excellent food.

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San Jose, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We come here every year for vacation on Shaver Lake. The food is great, l would come for the spinach salad alone. But you can't get a side potato and the mushrooms are very limited. It probably has to do with the availability of produce this far up the mountain. But a fun lodge atmosphere and nice 1960s and 70s... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We go to Camp Edison at Shaver Lake every summer. One tradition is to dine at the Trading Post restaurant. It is a homey place that was first established in 1927 (according to legend) and looks like it hasn't changed very much. So step back in time for a great dinner in the mountains. We always enjoy the food and... More 

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AUBERRY
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116 reviews 116 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We love to go here for dinner since it is so close to home. Reservations are suggest on busy nights. We most recently had the prime rib which was good. Service is always good. Atmosphere is nice since it is a woodsy, log place with old décor. Menus pretty much is always the same. Love their spinach salad and the... More 

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Shaver Lake, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We actually live in Shaver Lake and the people in our community consider it a nice evening out to go to dinner at The Trading Post. Great menu with many options and everything I have had to eat there has been fantastic. Reservations needed. Located up in the High Sierras above Fresno, CA. It is an absolutely BEAUTIFUL area. In... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Trading Post Restaurant is the ONLY restaurant in Shaver Lake with a full dinner menu. Did I mention it is only open for dinner? It is locally owned and operated and has a 4-star menu. It serves everything from steaks, chicken, to seafood -- all expertly prepared. Reservations are recommended but not required most nights. If you are looking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41760 Tollhouse Rd, Shaver Lake, CA 93634
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Shaver Lake
  • Phone Number: (559) 841-5394

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?