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10046 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0363
+1 530-582-1040
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Ranked #5 of 99 Restaurants in Truckee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Fri - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Aspen, Colorado
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had such a wonderfully relaxed dinner here and I would love to go back to try more! Didn't get to experience the full tasting menu but everything we had was amazing and I would love to try some of the amazing coffee's they had available. Great culinary experience yet without seeming too esoteric. Let's go back!

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Northern California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Trokay is a wonderful find in Truckee. There is so much going on there that is far above and beyond what you would consider for a mountain restaurant. There is definitely a flair for the forward thinking ideas in cooking, the service was among the best we have experienced and the wines by the glass absolutely outstanding. There are still... More 

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Take a wife and husband from two stellar big city establishments (In NYC) and transplant them to Tahoe and have them open up a stellar collaboration based on the freshest ingredients and you have Trokay. Place is awesome. Food is done a la carte or on tasting menus. We opted for the 4 course menu with the wine pairing and... More 

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Central Coast
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This restaurant was a big disappointment for us and I really wished we had looked at the menu more closely before sitting down at a table. The restaurant is very attractive and the service was excellent. Both my husband and I found the menu selections to be bizarre and had a hard time finding something that sounded appealing. He ordered... More 

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Los Altos, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were disappointed in the presentation and portion sizes. My husband and I both ordered the trout. It was okay but the small portion of the fish was the only thing on the plate, and I don't consider foraged white pine needles a vegetable. It was also overpriced. We won't go back.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A true culinary melange tie treat, Trokay serves innovative cuisine complemented with fine professional service.

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san francisco
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11 reviews 11 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I've traveled all around the world. The best meals of my life have been at this restaurant. Great technique and great flavor. Thank you John and Nina (and Roxy).

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Boston
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I was in Truckee for work last week and we stumbled upon this hidden gem. On a quiet Monday night off-season, we didn't have high expectations and what we found was incredible. This chic restaurant was impressive! We were immediately warmly greeted and sat. Our waitress was simply lovely and extremely knowledgeable about the menu. It was like we were... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Truckee is quickly becoming a foodie haven. Over the past year or so I have had the pleasure of dining at Trokay, my go to restaurant whenever in town, probably a half a dozen times. You have a choice of ordering a la carte or prix fixe, with or without wine pairings. First, the service is friendly and attentive -... More 

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Truckee, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

John and Nina have raised the cuisine bar in Truckee. The quality and perfection of the food reflect John's incredible passion and talent in creating tastes, textures and dishes that rival many fine dining restaurants in the US. The twist - fine dining in a beautifully designed Truckee-style setting.

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Additional Information about Trokay

Address: 10046 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0363
Phone Number: +1 530-582-1040
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary

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