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Summit Restaurant & Bar

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22002 Donner Pass Rd, Soda Springs, CA 95728
+1 530-426-3904
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
Feb 13, 2017
“Very long wait and very bad food”
Oct 31, 2016
“You'll eat a lot better here than the Donner Party could ever dream!”
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Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
22002 Donner Pass Rd, Soda Springs, CA 95728
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

We got here after a long delay due to a traffic jam tonight and were happy to find it open. We've had lunch here in the past and it was fine. This time, not so much. It took the server a long time to just...More

Thank keng350
Reviewed October 31, 2016

The Summit Restaurant is just west of the Donner Summit on I-80 just off the Soda Springs exit. We ate there for the first time for lunch about a week ago even though we lived near Lake Tahoe for three years. I had chili and...More

Thank doyouski
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

I've always loved this place- the woman who runs it is sweet but if you're looking for a place off the highway to get a quick bite, this isn't for you. She's very laid back so service may be on the slow side but the...More

Thank Betty T
Reviewed October 1, 2016

We wanted a quick and healthy dinner and this neighborhood bar and restaurant filled the bill. Our first impression of the knotty pine interior was the band area and a long bar. Then we looked up and saw a ceiling with money stuck to pins...More

Thank James C
Reviewed February 5, 2016

the cooks really know what they are doing. first thing you have to do is get the burger with Swiss cheese. its amazing. The owner is such a sweetheart. felt the love as soon as I walked in

Thank ccolquitt
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Turns out this is much more than just another roadside restaurant. It probably is one of the best between Reno and Sacramento off Hwy 80. (easy on/off and parking too). The menu is pretty extensive, creative and reasonably priced. The food is good; the chef...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Best pizza in Tahoe. Great after a hard day of skiing. Authentic environment. Get the combo pizza!! Either take out or stay in.

Thank Sondra W
Reviewed October 12, 2015

The food was tasty but the prices were high and the portions very small. Had a French dip sandwich, mostly bread very little meat at $11. My wife had a Caesar salmon salad, about 2 oz of salmon and not even real Caesar dressing, $14....More

Thank calsun99
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Rustic, historic, building. Lots of windows for a view. Great bar too. Nice choice of options at lunch. They had upscale food. I was expecting pretty basic since they are in the middle of no where. Fabulous salads for lunch. Our server was very friendly...More

Thank lew w
Reviewed August 1, 2015

This is the first time I’ve actually sat down to write a bad review about a restaurant, but tonight’s experience compels me to do so. I am a Sugar Bowl food and beverage employee and I live at Donner Summit Lodge (DSL), the Sugar Bowl...More

Thank Brooke S
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Nearby Attractions
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3.41 miles away
Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum
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8.44 miles away
Woodward Tahoe
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2.23 miles away
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:15 AM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8:15 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22002 Donner Pass Rd, Soda Springs, CA 95728
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Soda Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 530-426-3904
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