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Packer Lake Rd, Sierra City, CA 96125
530-862-1221
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gathering of friends and family

Uniques ceasar salad and wonderful food. Great service by the family operated establishment. Desserts to die for!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Santa Rosa, California
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Lafayette, California
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This is a one room dining room, with very friendly staff. The night we were there, there was only one woman for all 7 tables. So, the service was slow but since we popped in without a reservation, we were happy to be patient. We found the food average for above-average prices. There was a short Wine by the glass... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We just celebrated my husband's birthday dining at Packard Lake Lodge. The Lodge is located in the Lakes Basin Region of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California. Friends had highly recommended Packard Lake Lodge. And what a treat it was eating at this small mountain Lodge! We had a gourmet dinner. The salad was great with Packard Lake's own... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Uniques ceasar salad and wonderful food. Great service by the family operated establishment. Desserts to die for!

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Lathrop, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We found the rustic timber lodge by the lake. Reservations are suggested. My husband had the tender steak and we shared a great wine. I had the Seared Salmon with Berry Compote. It was hot and tender with cool and sweet topping. I have never had that before, but it was the perfect combination!

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Oakland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Full disclosure. We were only here for a wedding. The wedding was performed on a rock above the lake and the lodge. It was one of the most beautiful weddings I have been to and there were many skeptics. But loved the feel of the lodge tucked in behind Packer Lake. I would like to go back...

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Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Nice drive up Gold Lake Road to cabin resort. Changed hands in 2012 due to death of previous owner. Menu changed a little. Still a favorite

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

To start, the new Owners Jeff and Joan Smith have put their hearts, and a pile of effort, into this Summer's food and staff...The results are spectacular! My Family and I ate several delicious meals during our recent annual vacation at Packer Lake Lodge. The Dinner menu covers a broad range of appetites and prices. Our favorites were the Lamb... More 

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Grass Valley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This is a great, old- fashion fishing lodge. The vintage 1921 log cabin makes a great little restaurant. The atmosphere is casual but the dining is fine. We ordered the salmon, which was superb, and the ribs, which were pretty good. The Caesar salad is amazing, and the mudpie was really delicious. Yum.

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I have eaten at this facility several times in the past with the former owners. In the past the price was about double what you would pay in the city and the portions were quite austere but you could almost get enough to satisfy your appetite in a hiking and camping area. The new owner assumes he can fill in... More 

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Clio, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Spagetti nite and Bingo on Wednesdays. Often sold out so call ahead, or make areservation and spend the week. On Paker Lake, fish and hike. This at the base of the Sierra Buttes. Fun and a little quirky.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Packer Lake Rd, Sierra City, CA 96125
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sierra City
  • Phone Number: 530-862-1221

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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