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Martha's Kitchen - CLOSED

15628 Donner Pass Rd, Ste A, Truckee, CA 96161-3663
530-582-1425
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CLOSED
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Sacramento, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Ok, I just got home from a trip to Martha's Kitchen and it is definitely closed, with a For Sale sign in front. It's disappointing that there is no destination restaurant at Donner Lake.

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Riverside, California
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I didn't have any change to park in Truckee, so I headed back to my campground. Screeeech! Hey, there's a restaurant and it's MEXICAN food! I am so glad I found this place. The front street level patio is lovely and secluded from the street by large bushes. There is an upper patio too. Yes, it's all outdoor dining. The... More

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Greenbrae
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Outstanding family-style Mexican food served outdoors beneath the pine trees. We will go back every time we are in the area!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Great service! A lot of places could learn from the waitresses here! Food is very good! I live in San Diego and I would put the food here over most in San Diego. FYI all seating is outside. My biggest complaint is they don't serve margaritas! Still plan to go back next time in Truckee!

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San Diego, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We love dinner or lunch nice relaxing atmosphere with views of the mountains, family run, all home made fresh ingredients, no microwaves here! Food to go also.

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Granite Bay, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

They opened again on Saturday! 7 days a week - My niece and I walked the first 6 miles miles around Donner Lake yesterday, and at 1:00pm as we walked on Donner Pass Road, we saw "Open" on the signage for Martha's Kitchen. So, we went in! What a great surprise and a great little get-a-way. We sat upstairs outside... More

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Yorba Linda, California
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

My daughter, who used to live in Incline, told me about this restaurant at the west end of Donner Lake on Donner Pass Road. The shrimp tacos are really good. My only complaint is that eating outside, the little bees hover around your food. Other than that, great little spot.

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Long Island, NY
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Incredibly flavorful Guadalajaran food. Just the basics, but everything is extremely fresh and tasty. Open air seating under the pines is nice, too, and service is very friendly and hospitable. Dog friendly on the patio, for those with pups. Some of the best tamales and rellenos I've had.

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Sacramento
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

This young family, who goes back to Mexico in the winter, does a nice job preparing delightfully flavored, not greasy or over battered Mexican food. We like their Rellenos and their crispy puffy tacos best. This is not chain restaurant food. We have eaten there, at least, 6 times over the last 2 summers. Eating is mainly outside on their... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Great service, friendly, and food prepared fresh, family owned!

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Additional Information about Martha's Kitchen

Address: 15628 Donner Pass Rd, Ste A, Truckee, CA 96161-3663
Phone Number: 530-582-1425
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
Cuisine: Mexican

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