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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
16:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Mon 16:00 - 20:30
Tue 16:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 08:15 - 20:30
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Oakland, California
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got here after a long delay due to a traffic jam tonight and were happy to find it open. We've had lunch here in the past and it was fine. This time, not so much. It took the server a long time to just take our order. I had to go to the bar to tell her we were... More 

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Thank keng350
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 31 October 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
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 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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606 reviews
465 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 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 5 February 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 30 January 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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232 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 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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441 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 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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552 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 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 2 August 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:15 - 20:30
Monday
16:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:30
Friday
12:00 - 20:30
Saturday
08:15 - 20:30
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?