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10144 West River Street, Truckee, CA 96161
530-550-7450
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 113
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  • 42
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  • 28
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic lunch

Portions are huge- I had French dip and my husband had barbecue and we both loved it but could only eat half so took the rest to go. Great server. Wanted to go here because it was on Diner, drive ins and dives and I see why they featured it-yummy diner!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Winter Haven, Florida
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Portions are huge- I had French dip and my husband had barbecue and we both loved it but could only eat half so took the rest to go. Great server. Wanted to go here because it was on Diner, drive ins and dives and I see why they featured it-yummy diner!

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Port Saint Lucie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The food is excellent and you get more than you can eat--so you really are getting two meals for one. The diner has the feel of the old fashioned diner and the staff is really attentive. It is conveniently located to downtown Truckee, which has a variety of shops. The Philly cheesesteak was my favorite although everyone in our party... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Fun place to grab dinner. I've never had celery in Maryland Crab Cakes in Maryland (it was overpowering, best left to poultry stuffing). Nor have I ever experienced flat pancake shaped crab cakes. Should have had the sliders on the lunch menu.

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Gresham, Oregon, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Had this on my list of places to visit since seeing it on Triple D. It was a very busy day and we had a little wait, but that was the case everywhere. Parking is a HUGE problem in Truckee, almost impossible that day. The food lived up to the hype. I had the Crab Louie and it was delightful... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Had the chicken and waffles...very good. Loved the kick in the chicken breading, went well with the waffle and syrup. Friend did the crab cake Benedict. When he cut into it, he exclaimed "this place is a winner in my book". A definite must when in Truckee

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It was okay, friendly staff but midocure food. I don't think it's worth all of the hype, thr corned beef hash was not that great.

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We had been on the road all day and were hungry for some satisfying food, especially comfort food. We had stopped at a few places on the main drag but they were closed in the mid afternoon. Fortunately, we wandered over to Jax and were happy to get seated. Our food was delivered quick and the serving sizes were generous.... More 

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novato, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Jax at the Trax is a great place to stop for a casual meal in Truckee - just around the corner from the busy downtown, it appears to look like a train car on the corner. It is good, simple comfort food, done diner style. We have eaten here many times and I noticed this time they are really proud... More 

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a cute little diner in a railway car. Right next to the railroad tracks and across from the Main Street in Truckee. If you've never eaten in a rail car, now is your chance for a must see and do. The place is always busy, so plan in a little wait. Prices are reasonable so lots of families... More 

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Truckee, California
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

we are locals and have tried jaxs on several occasions. all occasions have been not worth going back. we had breakfast each time and who can mess up breakfast yes jax's.. the service is absolutely the slowest ever. will not recommend this place especially due to the extremely poor service.

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Additional Information about Jax At The Tracks

Address: 10144 West River Street, Truckee, CA 96161
Phone Number: 530-550-7450
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10144 West River Street, Truckee, CA 96161
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: 530-550-7450

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?