River front patio dining

Dine along the Truckee River

River Ranch Lodge – Restaurant and Bar

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Enjoy great food and drink that is fun, creative and interesting while being delicious and familiar with an emphasis in locality, sustainability, and organic ingredients. Whether you choose one of our tables for cozy fireplace dining or one along the curved wall cantilevered over the rushing Truckee River, the service is efficient and friendly perfect for those who really want to relax and enjoy the laid back mountain feel and have a memorable experience. Begin or end your evening with a visit to the River Ranch Bar with great appetizers and lively apr├ęs ski. The warm, friendly atmosphere will have you feeling like a “regular” in no time, discussing places to ski, hike or tour the next day with local “experts” and fellow visitors. Or choose a table by the cozy lounge fireplace – perfect for a romantic after dinner drink.

Patio Bar And Grill: 11:00 am Daily
Dinner Service: 5:30 Nightly

Lodge Menu

Subject to Change without Notice
We use organic, sustainable, local ingredients whenever possible

Smallish Plates

Ahi Poke
Sesame / soy / sambal / seaweed / avocado / wonton crisps
* Lamb Lollipops
Grilled mini chops (3) / cauliflower puree / sweet onion jam
Ranch Cheese Plate
Lavender honey goat cheese brulee + Chef’s selections / house made jams / candied pecans / cornichons / crostinis
Add Charcuterie: (2) +7
Trout Toasts
Smoked trout / creamy shallot horseradish spread/ crostinis
Crisp pork belly / cheesy corn grits / maple bacon sauce / candied bacon
Calamari Fritti
Grilled lemon / marinated cherry peppers / lemon basil aioli

Soup & Salads

Today’s Soup 6/9
Lodge French Onion
Crostini / Gruyere cheese
River Ranch Salad
Mixed greens / pickled red onion / feta / cherry tomatoes / candied nuts / olive tapenade crostini / red wine vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
Lemon confit / parmesan / croutons add white anchovies +2
*Winter Salad
Mixed greens / apples / roasted squash / almonds / shaved fennel / manchego cheese / dried cranberries / sherry-mustard vinaigrette
Add chicken to any salad +5 add shrimp +7

Lodge Dinners

from 5:30 nightly

*Mary’s Free Range Pressed Chicken 
Mashed Potatoes / sweet onion jam / tri-color carrots with sherry chicken jus
*16oz Braised Pork Shank
Root vegetables / diced yukon gold potatoes / pork jus broth
*Pan Sauteed Rainbow Trout
Shallot-caper lemon butter / creamed spinach / parmesan polenta / sauteed brussel sprouts
Durham Ranch New York Pepper Steak
Peppercorn sauce / buttermilk mashed potatoes / grilled green beans
*Crispy Maple Leaf Duck Breast
Butternut squash polenta / port cherry reduction / roasted tri-carrot and cauliflower
Porcini Ravioli
Riccotta and porcini filled pasta / mixed wild mushroom cream sauce / grilled crostini
add chicken +5 shrimp +7
Smokehouse Royale with Cheese
1/2 lb Durham Ranch all natural beef burger/ smoked pulled pork/ cheddar/ coleslaw/ onion strings/ smoked onion barbeque mayo/ fries
* Braised Bison Short Ribs
Carrot-coriander puree/ crisp Yukon golds/ roast fall vegetables/ burgundy jus

Tavern Fare

Prime Rib French Dip
Caramelized onions / horseradish cream / au jus / fries
*Chicken Wings
Buffalo style or sweet hot teriyaki glaze / celery / carrots
*Trio Dip
Smoked trout dip / guacamole / pimento cheese dip
*Bangers and Mash
Locally sourced game sausages / mashed potatoes / mushroom demi
Hummus Plate
Shishito peppers / marinated olives / pita bread

Sides 7

Truffle / herb French fries
*Butternut squash polenta
*Sauteed Brussels sprouts w/shishito peppers
Cheesy Corn Grits
*Buttermilk mashed potatoes
*Crispy Yukon gold potatoes Executive Chef: Michael Trapula  We serve local and sustainable products whenever possible*Gluten Free