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PlumpJack Cafe

Squaw Valley Blvd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
+1 530-583-1578
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“granola” (6 reviews)
“bar area” (14 reviews)
“bar menu” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Squaw Valley Blvd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Greetings! This past April we spent a week at Squaw Valley. After skiing one afternoon we wanted to go a little upscale for dining. Knowing the wine Plump Jack, I thought that we would give it a go. While we were not greeted with real...More

Thank cburnssr
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day Collin - Thank you for the April visit and detailed notes on your dinner experience. Our team appreciates the positive feedback and we look forward to your next visit West. Take care, Steve Lamb

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for a relaxed lunch and a glass of wine. Lovely menu choices, the pulled pork with mac n cheese was delicious. Nice and quiet, always love the food here.usually we are here for apres ski in the winter so a nice change...More

Thank CupcakeCandyQueen
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there CupcakeCandyQueen - Thank you for the spring visit. We're thankful for the kind words and glad to read you enjoyed everything. Come see us again. Take care, Steve Lamb

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ate for dinner. prices are higher than average but food, service, and ambience are worth it. fair value.

Thank John33290
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello John - Thank you for the recent visit. We appreciate your sentiments and hope to see you again. Best, Steve Lamb

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We were staying at the Village and made reservations for 6. I wanted to celebrate my daughters 35th birtday. We found the exsperience underwhelming. The food was overpriced, the service was poor. We ordered appetizers and found small portions. one of themm was sushi cones,...More

1  Thank Jon T
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi there Jon T - Thank you for sharing notes on your experience. I apologize we did not meet expectations during your visit. If you find yourself back in Squaw Valley, please reach out to me directly as we'd love to welcome you back. I...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a review of the bar and bar menu only. We started the evening with a cocktail at the bar, as all of the tables were full. Cocktails were creative, unique and delicious; mine had white port and my husband's had mezcal. We had...More

Thank Carrie U
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi there Carrie U - Thank you for joining us recently . We appreciated the details on your experience and look forward to welcoming you back. Take care, Steve Lamb

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

There are two eating areas inside the hotel: the dining room with a much more formal setting, white table clothes and a fine-dining menu, and the cafe/bar area with a fireplace in the middle, couches and smaller bistro tables. We loved the atmosphere in the...More

Thank TravelandLearn_11
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi there TravelandLearn_11 - Thank you for the recent visit and details on your experience. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back. Best, Steve Lamb

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I chose PlumpJack because of great experiences at the Carneros Inn PlumpJack resort in Napa and to venture to Squaw Valley outside of our of our resort at Northstar. I was very disappointed, especially with the service. When my college aged son hesitated with his...More

1  Thank Amanda N
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Good day Amanda N - Thank you for the visit and notes on your experience. I've shared your comments with our service team so we can improve. We'd love the opportunity to welcome you back. I can be reached at slamb@plumpjack.com to make arrangements. Take...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Tuna poke cones were AWFUL. I asked that they leaves out cucumber if possible, told no problem. Seems like they substituted red onion as a filler. Figured that out and took the, out of next two cones but still couldn't taste any of the other...More

1  Thank Midge B
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Good day Midge - I'm sorry to read about your experience as we missed the mark with your visit. We'd love to welcome you back and show you a proper time. I can be reached at slamb@plumpjack.com to make arrangements. Take care and I look...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Good spot for a fancy lunch. The food is very good and the atmosphere, both inside and out, is inviting. Service is excellent. Prices are high but one expects that.

Thank Thomas V
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

HI there Thomas V - Thank you for the recent visit and notes on your experience. We look forward to seeing you again. Best, Steve Lamb

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wonderful place for a nice dinner. A bit pricey, but good. Stay away from the mashed potatoes. Otherwise, amazing place.

Thank jennyh910
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Good day Jenny H - Thanks for the recent visit over World Cup weekend. Come back and see us this Spring. All the best, Steve Lamb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$80
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Squaw Valley Blvd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
    (off of Hwy. 89 South)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Olympic Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 530-583-1578
  • E-mail
Description
Sure, we're biased - but we're not alone: PlumpJack Cafe is widely regarded as Lake Tahoe's premier dining destination. Fine dining and exceptional wines are in our heritage, and we'd love to share our passion with you on your next visit. Under the guidance of Executive Chef Jack Connell, our menu changes each season so that we can take advantage of the bounty of fresh produce available to us locally. Our award-winning wine list provides the perfect complement to your meal, and renowned winemakers join us throughout the year for wine dinners and special events.
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