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Christmas Dinner, New Year's Eve Specials, & Holiday Dining in Truckee

December 7, 2023
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Deck the halls, it's time to celebrate the holidays with mountain cuisine in Truckee-Tahoe! This roundup of Christmas, New Year's, and holiday dinner offerings includes dinner on the slopes, restaurant specials, and grab-n-go meals that can be enjoyed from the comfort of a cozy Truckee mountain home or hotel, lodge, & inn.

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Snowshoe Tour & Dinner at Alpine Meadows

Here's a holiday meal you'll never forget! Join a guided snowshoe tour to the mid-mountain Chalet at Alpine Meadows then enjoy a four course Bavarian inspired meal. Guests will receive a complimentary glass of champagne upon arrival, hand selected wine pairings with each course, and beer and wine will be available for purchase. Snowshoes are provided free of charge, all you need to bring are warm clothes and your appetite. (21+ only)

Upcoming Dates:

  • December 2023: 22nd, 27th
  • January 2024: 20th
  • February 2024: 10th, 14th
  • March 2024: 8th, 16th

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Bar of America Christmas & New Year's Eve Dinner

Bar of America, a lively bar and restaurant in the heart of Historic Downtown Truckee, is offering Christmas Eve weekend brunch, two Christmas seatings and New Year's Eve dinner specials! Christmas lunch will be served at 11am and dinner at 4pm. Their holiday menus feature diver scallops, rack of lamb, and butternut squash risotto. Reservations are recommended.

New Year's Eve Dinner at The Lodge Restaurant & Pub

Ring in the New Year at The Lodge Restaurant and Pub, located in the heart of Tahoe Donner. They will be open Dec 31st with a 4-course prix fixe festive dinner and complementary champagne toast. Reservations required. Call (530) 587-9455 to make a reservation.

Christmas Eve Dinner at Palisades Tahoe

Enjoy a delicious grand buffet, complete with carving stations, holiday side dishes and desserts at Palisades Tahoe this Christmas! Guests will receive a complimentary glass of champagne upon arrival, and afterwards a full bar will be available for purchase. Make reservations by 5pm Thursday, 12/21. Get ready for a festive evening while you await Santa's sled!

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Order a Harvest Box from Tahoe Food Hub

Staying in a Truckee mountain home and planning to cook at home? Order a Harvest Box from the Tahoe Food Hub's online farmers market and stock the kitchen with local, seasonal, sustainably-grown produce. The Harvest To Order market is a one stop online shop with options to add on pasture-raised meats, eggs and other specialty products. Place your order ahead of time for pick up once you arrive.

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Truckee Food Shop

Truckee Food Shop is a grab-n-go food shop open year-round with a daily menu of salads, entrees, salads, and sides from Chef Eduardo Diaz De Leon. In the shop, you’ll find a curated selection of everything you need for the perfect dinner party - unique bowls and serving plates, hand-made table cloths, Chef Eduardo's favorite cookbooks, and more. Let your taste buds feast on a delightful array of holiday offerings, featuring exquisite dishes such as Mini Lobster Louis, Mushroom and Chestnut Soup, & Prune Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Sauce. Check out their full Holiday Menu and order by 6pm on December 21st.

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