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10046 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0367
+1 530-582-1040
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but make sure you have time. Doesn't move fast but good food shouldn't. We got the pre fix with wine pairing which was fabulous.

Thank TravelerSantaCruz
Berkeley, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's been about a year since we were last there with our family. The dishes were fabulous again, and the service just the right balance of friendly, informative and efficient. Trokay is expensive but the experience exceeds the cost many time over. We're coming back soon.

Thank Tom H
San Diego, California
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

My husband and I dined the night after Thanksgiving. Robert was our server and took great care of us, including being very mindful of a nut allergy -- thank you! We enjoyed the arugula pear salad and Angus Beef Tenderloin. From the amuse bouche to the coffee and "new take" on petit four, the food was beautifully presented, very delicious,... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

everyone at this place is professionaly trained. Serive is excellent, autmosphere/place is well designed, and course of food is well performed. Absolutely cant find anything to complain. job well done. I wish I could cook like them

Thank Joukigen
South Lake Tahoe, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

A great place to experience molecular gastronomy. Don't go if you are expecting much of a full meal. Interesting menu items, verbose and frequently poorly informed wait staff who don't really understand the menu and often speak down to the clients. Kind of an odd choice for Truckee but some patrons rave about it. Not on par with similar SF... More 

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Longview, Washington
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Four course or chefs tasting menu, whichever you select you won't be disappointed. The four course offers two choices per course. The wife and I chose different options so we experienced the full range of this delightful dining experience. Who knew that we'd find such great eats in trucker California. I had the wine pairing and the wife had the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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140 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We loved it. It definately is expensive but I think is a fair value for what you get. Knowledgeable and timely service provided by friendly and respectful staff. Food was very flavorful yet subtle and presentation was beautiful I was honestly give then 4.5* if that was an option Hamachi, sweetbreads and lamb were my favorites

Thank JVDZ7
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

For a special dinner my husband and I choose the prix fix menu with wine pairing. We both thought the wine pairings were exceptional and added a lot to the dinner. I was also very impressed with the breads, biscuit and small cheese puffs. The pastry chef is very good. The service was first class and the food beautifully balanced.... More 

Thank Bearfrits
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Celebrated my 30th birthday here with a group of friends. The staff was extremely entertaining and we had a great time. We all had the chef's tasting menu, and the food was great. Highly recommend!

Thank ymhong86
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

It is amazing to me how a restaurant like this can gain a positive reputation for tiny servings of so-called gourmet food at expensive prices. Suggest you weigh your cheese slices served as a verbosely complicated and expensive gourmet platter. And, when a private party arrived, our waitress abandoned our table never to be seen again. Yes, the owner apologized.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10046 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0367
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: +1 530-582-1040

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