Cottonwood Restaurant

10142 Rue Hilltop Truckee, CA
Truckee, CA 96161

(530) 587-5711 Local

Cottonwood Restaurant was voted Truckee’s Best Fine Dining, Best Restaurant View, Best Chef, and Best Bar of 2012. It also received the vote for Best Outdoor Dining, Best Happy Hour, Best Bartender and Best Wait Person! Need we say more? Come for the food, but revel in the views of Historic Downtown Truckee from Cottonwood Restaurant’s outdoor deck and indoor seating areas. Cottonwood Restaurant offers a fun music atmosphere, historic charm, and creative menu served up by Executive Chef David Smith. Local Truckee menu favorites include the Niman Ranch New York Steak, Pine Nut Crusted Southeast Asian Basa, and Butternut Squash Enchiladas (vegetarian)—yum! Cottonwood Restaurant offers an array of seafood, steak, and eclectic regional dishes expertly prepared.

Not only is the food great, but the historical building is something to see as well. The Cottonwood building was built in 1928 out of railroad ties and was originally an old ski lodge. The décor reflects this rich heritage. At Cottonwood Restaurant come to enjoy a relaxing evening with a full bar, live jazz, and seasonal dining on the deck overlooking Historic Truckee.

“A rustic eatery, festooned with longboard wooden skis, sleds and votive-candle chandeliers…with a fine view of the town, twinkling like a Christmas tree, and the mountains beyond.”
– Sacramento Bee

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