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Trokay

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Contemporary
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10046 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0367
+1 530-582-1040
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sonoma, California
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119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although a few of the dishes were creative, it was offensive paying a high price for portion less than half a cup, even for an entree. The amuse bouche were so ordinary we had to laugh at the pretentious presentation. Even at half the price, not worth it.

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Thank humanone
Northern Virginia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasnt expecting a lot of the out of the ordinary tidbits/apertifs brought out with some flair. Coffee rubbed venison was excellent as was the service. Unexpectedly nice experience. Upscale, modern

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Thank b_radley9
Needham, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate with a group at Trokay on New Year's Eve and had the prix fixe menu. I understand that this is "gourmet" food and that there is a lot of creativity that is going into each item. There were several courses which included Maine scallops, a tandoori seafood dish, a noodle dish, and a lychee (yes one) on a... More 

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Thank Nirmal K
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 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.

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Thank TravelerSantaCruz
Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 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.

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Thank Tom H
San Diego, California
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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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Thank ReesCamp
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8 reviews
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

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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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149 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?