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PlumpJack Cafe

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Mon, 1/21
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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Value
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Menu

BEGINNINGS
$13.0
Farmer's Market Salad
Manchego, Toasted Cashews, Golden Balsamic Vinaigrette
$13.0
Caesar Salad
Little Gem Lettuce, Grana Padano, Boquerones
$15.0
Seafood Poke Cones
Red Onion, Cucumber, Wakame Seaweed, Scallions, Serrano Chili, Yuzu Ponzu, Macadamia Nuts
$14.0
Tomato Red Pepper Bisque
Truffle Grilled Cheese Nibble
$18.0
Country Fried Quail
Cornbread Stuffing, White Grits, Piquillo Pepper Coulis
Artisan Cheese & Charcuterie Board
Assorted Accompaniments
$17.0
Lobster Rangoon
Tso Dipping Sauce
MAINS
$70.0
22 Ounce Allen Brothers Prime Ribeye
Truffle Mac N' Cheese, Spinach, Foraged Mushrooms, Worcestershire Demi Glace
$34.0
Seared Diver Scallops
Winter Squash Risotto, Romanesco, Citrus Gremolata
$34.0
Glazed Neuske Ham
Green Bean Forestiere, Winter Squash, Pomegranate Chutney
$37.0
Sonoma Red Chicken Breast
Buttermilk-Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes, Baby Carrots, Parsley Root, Golden Beets, Cranberry-Sangria Marmalade, Sage Gravy
$37.0
Market Fresh Catch
Smashed Sunchokes, Braised Lacinato Kale, Lemongrass Miso Broth, Kimchi, Quail Egg
$28.0
Roasted Garnet Yam
Apple Chutney, Cardamom Coconut Cream, Beluga Lentils, Toasted Pecans, Pomegranate Seeds
$46.0
Durham Ranch Elk Rack
Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Horseradish-Celery Root Puree, Huckleberry-Green Peppercorn Compote
About
PlumpJack Cafe and Bar has two inviting spaces that each boast unique California cuisine, artisan cocktails and a vast wine list. PlumpJack Cafe’s elevated dining room offers an intimate setting, refined service and upscale menu that is fit for a special evening or a gathering among friends. PlumpJack Bar has a warm atmosphere that is the perfect place to unwind after a day in the mountains or on the lake.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although the bar was packed and loud after the skiers Came in, the somewhat limited menu was delicious! Their burger with all the trimmings was very tasty. The pickles even tasted homemade. So were the garlic and truffle fries. The cocktail and brew menu was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MJPapich
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello MJPapich, Thank you for your review and yes, we do in fact make our own pickles! Next time try the pickle back chicken wings, they are delightful! See you soon and thank you again!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yes, the food is decent, but the way in which it is presented, the choices you are given, and the sizes you are awarded are ludicrous given the prices therefor. The establishment attitude is one of privileged insider dining, which is pretty silly in this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SacAnnie
Reviewed 1 week ago

For fine dining in peace, you need to book a table towards the far end of the restaurant as if you are near the main entrance, you will get all the noise from the bar area.We did suffer.... The menu is varied and caters for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Serena C
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Serena C, Thank you for the review! Cheers,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for the breakfast Buffett and it was really good especially for being a Buffett. Great place to fill up and have a big breakfast before a long day of traveling or snowboarding.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jakecartertravels
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Jakecartertravels, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and we are pleased to fuel you for a big day! Nothing like a hearty breakfast! Cheers,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking into the warm, aromatic ambiance of PlumJack after pushing through icy wind was nothing short of sublime. Everything about this eatery seems to force you to slow down and remember to savor. The lighting was soft and romantic, the cocktails unique and generous (try...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AdventureTravelFam
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear AdventureTravelFam, Thank you for your kind words and review. We are delighted to hear you had an unforgettable dining experience. We hope to see you again. Thank you,

Reviewed November 28, 2018

We enjoyed a dinner here in April while in the village to attend the US Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies. The quality of the food was excellent, the wine list extensive and the service superb. We were on our way to Sonoma after the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We had been here before, and really enjoyed the food. We were not disappointed this time. Our party of four managed to make one of the smaller tables work in the bar. I had the farm salad, and spicy butternut soup, the hubs had the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WhiteMtnsFolk
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been to this restaurant before - during ski season and we were very impressed with the menu and service. Which is why during our last visit with family at our recommendation we of course wanted to go again. Well, needless...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carrie S
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear Carrie S, Thank you for giving us your feedback on your most recent dining experience and we apologize for not following through as strongly as previous times. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Thank you, Stephanie

Reviewed July 27, 2018

We enjoyed every aspect of our meal. Each dish had been given some thought and there were unique twists and uses of ingredients. My halibut was so bright with the green curry sauce. My husband's pork chops came with peach fritters that were light and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 430kathy
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Dear 430kathy, Thank you for taking the time to review PlumpJack Cafe. We are delighted to hear you had a wonderful time from start to finish! Please come see us again soon! Thank you, Stephanie

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Sooooo good! Perfect walk in- sit down farm to table- fresh food !! Couldn’t have picked a better spot!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank yogagirl21
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you yogagirl21! We appreciate you positive review! See you next Wanderlust! Cheers, Stephanie

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Debbie R
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Response from Carrie S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie - yes they do have a happy hour. I think the times probably flextiate with the seasons. You can give them a call to find out.
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