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Moody's Bistro & Lounge

10007 Bridge St, Ste B, Truckee, CA 96161-0220
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Ranked #10 of 101 Restaurants in Truckee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Donner Pass Rd.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This had been "the" restaurant to dine in Truckee, then the service, the food and the value all vanished. But the mojo has returned and its better than ever. The chef's vision and execution show brilliantly in the food. Depth, breadth and unusual and wonderful layers of different tastes distinguish Moody's from the standard and mundane faire found elsewhere. Foodies... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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118 reviews 118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised. Really great service, some nice variations in the menu and great food. We dropped in for just appetizers and a drink and were surprised by a great deconstructed avocado and beet salad and a few other appetizers. We will be back to try some entrees.

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San Jose, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Good food, but the service is unreliable. Around holidays, we came in for a quick bite and desert, late at night. Great live music, for sure. We ordered pear crisp for desert. Waited for 15 minutes. The waiter came and asked, whether we wanted anything else. We said, we were still waiting for our desert. Surprised, he ran back to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Smallest serving of Ahi tuna ever encountered for Seared Ahi Nicoise Salad @ $15: 3 inches by 1/2 inch total. Good Burger, but should be @$14. Service? Female server "forgot" the draft beer ordered at the outset; our table also received someone else's beverage. 3 inch ramekin of ketchup; asked for more when served . . . "forgot." Could be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Tried this place a day before Christmas Eve as it was a lively location for the holiday season. We had reservations, so hoped for a good table - but got one next to the Maître D' and entrance. It was a bar table, so not ideal for dining with kids. Our cheerful and very patient server made the evening happy... More 

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San Francisco, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We went to Moody's by default. Our favorite places were either having Xmas parties or booked. Got to Moody's a half hour early and had a few drinks while waiting for our table. Very good wine list and my martini was perfect. The staff was great as well as the service. The appetizers were great. However I think the entrees... More 

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Truckee, California, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Good place to see music because they get some great acts in there, but the bar is always crowded and it is not easy to fit into the area where you stand, the food is a little hit or miss but the ambiance is good and there are some good menu items, the bar service is excellent.

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New Jersey
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had a nice lunch in a fun, local ski-area atmosphere. My wife enjoyed her daily special mahi mahi sandwich without the bread and I enjoyed my Nieman Ranch hamburger and fries. The bun was toasted and the were generous with the onions after I told them I liked them when ordering. The fact that the good-quality bun was toasted... More 

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Wells, Maine
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113 reviews 113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The food is delicious, a varied menu with lots of choices. We were seated in a quiet room near the rear of the restaurant which was nice as we were out for a special occasion. We enjoyed our dinner....the waitress was a little 'dingy' and didn't pay much attention to us after we ordered. We even had to get another... More 

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Bend, Oregon
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Nice evening of relaxing and enjoying family and food. Great service, all staff was very attentive. Interesting flavors and choices

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Additional Information about Moody's Bistro & Lounge

Address: 10007 Bridge St, Ste B, Truckee, CA 96161-0220
Phone Number: 530-587-8688
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

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