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Après Ski Bars Nightlife & Happy Hour | Northstar California Après Ski Bars Nightlife & Happy Hour | Northstar California

Apres Ski, Bars + Nightlife


Northstar California offers a variety of après options for the perfect ending to your day on the mountain.   Families can enjoy free skating (with $10 skate rental) and cozy up to the crackling fire pits and toast s'mores.


In The Village at Northstar

Tavern 6330' |  530.562.3200

Tavern 6330' is new this season. It is perfectly located just steps away from the Big Springs Gondola, and Village Run spills right onto its patio! Featuring an American grill inspired by California farm fresh ingredients and a cozy, tavern-esque atmosphere suitable for the whole family. Bring the whole family as they feature a kids menu complete with S'more making on the patio.


The Chocolate Bar  |  530.562.1800

The Chocolate Bar offers a one of a kind menu and atmosphere, and specializes in the highest quality milk, white and dark chocolate creations to please any palate, as well as appetizers, social plates, desserts, wines, spirits, and their very own chocolate bar cocktails.   


Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar  |  530.562.2188

Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar's full bar is open until midnight with a lively après ski scene.  Mikuni's extensive menu features more than 300 original sushi creations served in eclectic, energetic, dining settings.


Petra  |  530.562.0600

From the owner of Uncorked and Soupa located in the Tahoe region comes Petra, a fresh new wine bar and Mediterranean tapas concept to the Village at Northstar.


Rubicon Pizza Company  |  530.562.2199

Hand-tossed gourmet pizzas, beers and fresh salads are all the rage at this rink-side location, and with live music on the Village Stage on the weekends, this is the hottest spot for people watching.


TC's Pub  |  530.562.2250

Northstar's original sports bar and grille always has the most exciting games playing on their flat screen TV's, perfect for catching the latest scores on your way out of the Village.


Movie Theaters (The Village Cinemas)  |  530.562.8800

The Village Cinemas movie theaters feature popular Hollywood hits presented in ultra stereo or DTS, comfortable seating and a full-service concession stand. The cinemas also feature two movie screens, with one containing 96 elevated stadium seats, and the second containing 45 elevated stadium seats.


Outdoor Cabana Bars

Nothing gets you more into the spirit of winter than a hot toddy from one of the Cabana Bars located around to the skating rink. 


Overlook Bar (Closed for Summer)

Situated above the Skating Rink in the Village, the Overlook Bar has just enough seclusion to make your après experience feel private.



The Lodge at Big Springs  |  530.562.2466

Maximize your time on mountain and stop by the outdoor deck for burgers, beers, and more from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


Backyard BBQ at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe  |  530.562.3000

After your day on the mountain, ski and ride right in to the Backyard BBQ for Mountainside's best après ski experience, featuring half‐price flatbreads and buckets of six beers for $20. Daily from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.


Manzanita  |  530.562.3000

Manzanita, located in The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, features rustic, California cuisine with a mountain resort influence prepared in an open kitchen, visible from all vantage points in the restaurant.


The Living Room  |  530.562.3000

Relax and enjoy the warmth and ambiance of the Living Room at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Warm yourself near the fireplace or take in the sweeping views of the Northstar slopes while enjoying contemporary American light fare, entrees, cocktails and an extensive wine list.

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