Explore options on-mountain and in The Village at Northstar

Restaurants, Pubs, & Dining Experiences Guide

Experience a step up from your typical ski lodge food.  Fresh ingredients, exciting recipes, and the best chefs make Northstar different.

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Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Guide to Northstar

Have A Dietary Restriction?

We understand it can be tough finding a place to eat that caters to your diet, and it's important to know that we put our guests first. Whether you're vegan, vegetarian or gluten intolerant, we've created a menu just for you. This food guide includes vegan, vegetarian and gluten sensitive menu items for guests with common dietary restrictions.
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Village & On-Mountain

Winter Dining At Northstar

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Summit Smokehouse

Located at 8,610’ above sea level with views of Lake Tahoe, Summit Smokehouse is a true mountain top restaurant with a comforting, backyard vibe.
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Zephyr Lodge

This is Northstar’s iconic alpine lodge with floor-to-ceiling views of the Sierra Nevada range, featuring original and contemporary signature dishes and cuisine.
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The Lodge at Big Springs

Located at the top of Big Springs Gondola with immediate access to upper mountain lifts, The Lodge at Big Springs is at the heart of the mountain.
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Rink Bar

Join us by the Ice Rink for specialty-made cocktails at the Rink Bar.
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TC's Tap House

Warm up by the fireplace with après specials and shareable menu items.
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The Overlook

Overlooking the ice skating rink awaits not only the perfect opportunity for a family picture, but an apres playground with something for everyone.
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Cabana Bar

Kick back by the fire pits with a warm and welcoming cocktail.
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Chilly Peppers Taqueria

Traditional Mexican dishes and a stunning atmosphere. Located on the deck of the Lodge at Big Springs.
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The Big Cheesy

Comfort food meets food truck in this fusion of flavors. Try Mac and Cheese, Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese or Flaming Hot Cheetos Mac and Cheese.
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A menu of gourmet poutine with homemade gravy and a selection of craft beers right by the rink!
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Ritz-Carlton Dining

Explore dining options at the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe.
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Rubicon Pizza Company

Pizza, pasta, salads, apps and over 20 beers on tap. Sit at the bar and watch the game, or grab a comfy booth for the whole family. Gluten-free, vegan and kid-friendly menus available to please any palate. Located rink side, so you won’t miss any of the action.
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The Grille at Sawtooth Ridge

The Grille at Sawtooth Ridge is a full-service, family friendly restaurant featuring California Cuisine with strong Hawaiian influences. The seafood-focused menu aims to provide excellent service to bring you and your "ohana" (family) together with ours over delicious, locally prepared dishes.
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Copper Lane Café

Copper Lane Cafe is open for breakfast and lunch offering seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. Local, organic and sustainable food in a fast casual setting. The Cafe has 12 beers on tap and a great assortment of wines by the glass, as well as a large general store.
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Life's too short to drink bad wine. Come for the wine, stay for the downright delicious menu and fun winemaker dinners, scheduled throughout the winter season.
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Euro Snack

Sweets gelato & more! Located in The Village next to the stage.
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Coffee and to-go breakfast items. Located in The Village next to the rink.
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Los Arcos

Authentic Mexican food located in the lower village. Now offering full breakfast.
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White Rabbit Eatery

Cozy Cafe featuring health conscious breakfast and lunch fare
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