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Packer Lake Rd, Sierra City, CA 96125
530-862-1221
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Loved this cozy lodge

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...

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
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Oakland, Oregon
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Oakland, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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Mendocino, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

The fresh fish here is excellent, they even cook your catch! Salads and BBQ ribs also great. Wine list very good for such a small operation.

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San Francisco
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25 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

This is a charming and rustic restaurant set on a beautiful lake a couple of miles off of Lakes Basin Road. We got the impression that most diners were lodge guests staying in the various cabins on the property, but we didn't have any problem getting a table early in the evening. You can enjoy a cocktail or glass of... More 

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Long Beach, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2008

We ate breakfast at Packer Lake Lodge twice on our recent trip to the Lakes Basin area. Incredibly reasonable prices, friendly small-town service, and wonderful food. The place is quintessential (SP?) camp style and looks like it belongs in the Adirondacks rather than the Sierras! We eat here every time we are in the area and can't wait to get... More 

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Napa, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2007

We stumbled across this quaint lodge by accident several years ago hiking around the Lake Basin area of Sierra County. We have enjoyed several dinners there over the years and have not had a bad meal yet. Our latest meal was in July of 2007 and we could not have had a better meal with exceptional service. The lodge was... More 

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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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