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Summit Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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22002 Donner Pass Rd, Soda Springs, CA 95728
+1 530-426-3904
Today
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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All hours
Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:15 am - 8:30 pm
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Incline Village, Nevada
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49 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 my wife had a hamburger. Both were excellent. They have interesting beers on tap, too.... More 

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Thank doyouski
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 atmosphere is worth it. Great local spot with awesome food! If you're in the mountains... More 

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Thank Betty T
Atlanta, Georgia
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577 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 which was most unusual. Our orders of soup and salad were bountiful and the vegetable... More 

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Thank James C
Norden, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank ccolquitt
Lafayette, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 clearly knows his business. The space is large with lots of seating and a big... More 

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Thank Rick R
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219 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Sondra W
Truckee, California
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436 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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. Would not return

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Thank calsun99
Reno, Nevada
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553 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 and helpful in making our choices. A great place to take visiting relatives. Lots of... More 

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Thank lew w
Soda Springs, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles 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 employee housing that is attached to the Summit Restaurant & Bar. Tonight (a Saturday) I... More 

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Thank Brooke S
Branford, Connecticut
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168 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We stopped originally for gas but decided to eat. We had a tuna melt and a cheese burger. Service was slow but she was alone with a slightly busy day. The ladies next to us were very pleasant to chat with. Food was good, service was good and atmosphere with the locals there was very nice.

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Thank Troy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:15 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?