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PlumpJack Cafe

Squaw Valley Blvd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
+1 530-583-1578
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Squaw Valley Blvd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Plumpjack's cafe is a cozy place to hang by the fire and enjoy conversation and the fantastic selection of wines and cocktails/bites at the bar, winter or summer. "Go to" for locals so always familiar faces and feel. Favorite bites are the truffle parmesan popcorn...More

Thank JenMDoyle
Reviewed 6 days ago

PlumpJack Cafe has delicious food and amazing cocktails...try the PlumpJack Martini....made with Ciroc Vodka and frozen grapes.

Thank _sharidwalker
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the start seemed fine and the service was good. Then we waited forty minutes for our meal. We were the second people there that night. Some people came after us and got their food way before us. When the meal came out the food...More

Thank amvallance
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good day amvallance - Thank you for sharing your experience. I apologize we did not meet expectations. I would like to learn more about your dinner and can be contacted at slamb@plumpjack.com if it isn't too much trouble. I look forward to hearing from you....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went after a vigorous hike up to the tram, so perhaps anything would have tasted good. But enjoyed the vegetarian pasta, which was flavorful.

Thank Claudia B
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Claudia - Thanks for joining us after enjoying Shirley Canyon. It's good to read our pasta did the trick. We look forward to seeing you again. Take care, Steve Lamb

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was a little slow but the food was excellent. Our waitress did a great job under the circumstances slow food delivery. The outdoor atmosphere was very good. A good time was had by all.

Thank Jacollins
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day Jacollins - Thank you for the recent visit and notes on your experience. It's great to read you enjoyed the food and we'll work on expediting service. Come see us again. Take care, Steve Lamb

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has delicious food! We were a party of five adults and two kids, so ordered several plates to share and they were all delicious. The service was a bit slow, but we visited on Easter Sunday and they were pretty busy. Overall a...More

Thank Elisa C
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Elisa, thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant and look forward to having you dine with us again. Cheers!

Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

For all the rave reviews, expected much more unique and creative menu options. They did offer us each a nice glass of complimentary champagne for our anniversary which was nice. Small, intimate dining area and great service but food was just nothing special.

Thank LovingIowa
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Hi there LovingIowa - Thank you for the recent visit and happy anniversary. Thank you as well for the feedback as we continually strive to improve our experience. We hope to see you again. Take care, Steve Lamb

Reviewed June 9, 2017

Greetings! This past April we spent a week at Squaw Valley. After skiing one afternoon we wanted to go a little upscale for dining. Knowing the wine Plump Jack, I thought that we would give it a go. While we were not greeted with real...More

Thank cburnssr
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Good day Collin - Thank you for the April visit and detailed notes on your dinner experience. Our team appreciates the positive feedback and we look forward to your next visit West. Take care, Steve Lamb

Reviewed June 7, 2017

We called in for a relaxed lunch and a glass of wine. Lovely menu choices, the pulled pork with mac n cheese was delicious. Nice and quiet, always love the food here.usually we are here for apres ski in the winter so a nice change...More

Thank CupcakeCandyQueen
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Hey there CupcakeCandyQueen - Thank you for the spring visit. We're thankful for the kind words and glad to read you enjoyed everything. Come see us again. Take care, Steve Lamb

Reviewed June 1, 2017

ate for dinner. prices are higher than average but food, service, and ambience are worth it. fair value.

Thank John33290
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Hello John - Thank you for the recent visit. We appreciate your sentiments and hope to see you again. Best, Steve Lamb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Squaw Valley Blvd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
    (off of Hwy. 89 South)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Olympic Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 530-583-1578
  • E-mail
Description
Sure, we're biased - but we're not alone: PlumpJack Cafe is widely regarded as Lake Tahoe's premier dining destination. Fine dining and exceptional wines are in our heritage, and we'd love to share our passion with you on your next visit. Under the guidance of Executive Chef Jack Connell, our menu changes each season so that we can take advantage of the bounty of fresh produce available to us locally. Our award-winning wine list provides the perfect complement to your meal, and renowned winemakers join us throughout the year for wine dinners and special events.
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