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Trokay

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10046 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0363
+1 530-582-1040
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Hours:
Fri - Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 52
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely room, innovative cuisine, some small gaps

To start with, Trokay is a very fine restaurant. The chef/owner clearly has a vision and a sense of innovation and adventure, and his menu shows it. Two of us had the fixed menu, beginning with a series of amuse bouche delicacies that were interesting and delicious (and devilishly hard to describe... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Michael M
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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178 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

To start with, Trokay is a very fine restaurant. The chef/owner clearly has a vision and a sense of innovation and adventure, and his menu shows it. Two of us had the fixed menu, beginning with a series of amuse bouche delicacies that were interesting and delicious (and devilishly hard to describe in retrospect). Next we had a house-made ricotta... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

While staying in Truckee for 5 nights, I was told that Trokay was hands-down the best restaurant in the Lake Tahoe area. While I cannot attest to the breadth of that accolade, I can say that I am a devoted foodie, often dining at high-end restaurants, and am an accomplished cook in my own right. Trokay takes the concept of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Trokay was recommended by an individual in a retail store. While it was described as "a little pricey" it was well worth the experience. The menu was diverse, the presentation was unique and the service was great.

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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is (in my opinion) the new best high end restaurant in the Truckee area. Great selections and there are 2 tasting menu's. We picked from the ala carte menu and the little gruyere cheese puffs were my favorite. The wine selections are very good. This restaurant can stand with the San Francisco crowd- try it if you want the... More 

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Truckee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went unexpectedly with a date for her birthday with 4 other couples. Each of us had something different and we were all surprised at how good the food was and yet how very different from the standard up scale restaurant fare. You can't go wrong here.

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San Francisco, California
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Surprised to find a restaurant of this calibre in old town Truckee. Started with a memorable reservation (she teasingly asked if I'd like to sit at the same table for an anniversary dinner). Treated to a lovely dinner with elegant and knowledgeable service, very nice wines and delectable food. The amuse bouche was a pretty amusing branch like structure with... More 

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CT, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was among the best meals I have ever eaten. The chef is young, bold and creative. He elevates fine dining to an experience which you will not forget. We had so many wonderful items but I want to highlite one in particular. After eating a few incredible appetizers we shared fillet mignon topped with seared Foie Gra which was... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Trokay is by far the best restaurant in the Reno-Tahoe area. The decor is natural and rustic - wood, and brick with well-spaced tables so that you don't have neighbors screaming down your neck. The service is absolutely excellent. Staff know the menu, beers and wines (there is no hard liquor), and can explain all of the odd things on... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

From beginning to the end of the evening a meal to do again! The service was well team united. They all help each other even the chef owner comes out now that was a nice touch. You don't see that often and he came out to each table with an item. The food we'll be hungry some may be smaller... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is one of the most brilliant meals I've ever had...anywhere. It is a beautiful, spacious rustic urban space sparcely furnished. Each plate was well thought out and lovely. It is owner operated and the experience left me feeling well taken care of. The most expensive dinner I've had in the mountains and the greatest value. Can't wait to bring... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10046 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0363
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: +1 530-582-1040

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?