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The Trading Post

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41760 Tollhouse Rd, Shaver Lake, CA 93664-9647
(559) 841-5394
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Trading Post is a delightful place. The ambiance is ideally suited for the mountain community of Shaver Lake. The menu is varied enough to please almost any diner and their service is usually excellent. This summer (my family's fourth year of camping at Edison Campgrounds) we again decided to have dinner there to celebrate the last night of our... More 

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San Clemente, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 4 nights of camping / glamping it was time to indulge ourselves. My lovely wife made reservations at "Trading Post" restaurant. She came across it through search engine. Service was a little slow, staff was outstanding, and the outdoor seating area was just what one would expect in the mountains, rustic, quaint, fresh. The food was incredible and the... More 

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Thank Tim A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We always get the calamari. You can't beat it. Soup, salad and bread with your meal. Nice wine selection. Wait staff is extremely attentive and friendly.

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Thank Shelley B
Irvine, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Food was very good. Large portions. Vegetable soup was amazing. Friendly staff. We had a great time. Will be eating here each time we come up.

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Fresno, California
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Stop in for a great ice cream, or a hot prepped sandwich, or buy something special from the deli ready to go. Either way, the food is good, the service is adequate, and the place is always busy whenever we stop in. This place always busy says it all! :)!

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Zirconia, North Carolina
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

For this "rustic" facility, the menu choices and in particular prices, implied something more than it is. Witnessing the steaks and potato servings and you are are a 'meat and potatoes' diner it is perhaps your kind of place, just not ours. Arriving in Shaver Lake on a Sunday in mid May this apparently was the only place open to... More 

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Thank Rod P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Want some good food and a cozy fire? This is the place! This restaurant / bar has roots deep in the history of the area. Fun place to gather with your friends.

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Thank JBurress
Seabrook, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

stop by on your way to Shaver Lake to grab anything you forgot to bring with you...they will have it! friendly and helpful staff.

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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We had a delightful dinner in the outside patio. Service was attentive, food was good and ample. My wife had the steak and it was juicy and perfectly done. I had the soup which was exceptionally flavorful and Potato Skins.

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Shaver Lake, California
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Trading Post used to be THE place to go for a nice meal in Shaver Lake but our experience for my birthday in June 2015 was disappointing. They weren't busy - one other table with customers - but it took a good 10 minutes for the waitress to realize that we did not have menus, drinks (even though we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41760 Tollhouse Rd, Shaver Lake, CA 93664-9647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Shaver Lake
  • Phone Number: (559) 841-5394

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?