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The Trading Post

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41760 Tollhouse Rd, Shaver Lake, CA 93664-9647
+1 559-841-5394
17:00 - 21:30
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great range of products and also very friendly staff. Offered us directions and answered all our questions about the local area.

Thank Anna R
Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The Trading Post is a delightful place. The ambiance is ideally suited for the mountain community of Shaver Lake. The menu is varied enough to please almost any diner and their service is usually excellent. This summer (my family's fourth year of camping at Edison Campgrounds) we again decided to have dinner there to celebrate the last night of our... More 

Thank stevearin0
San Clemente, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

After 4 nights of camping / glamping it was time to indulge ourselves. My lovely wife made reservations at "Trading Post" restaurant. She came across it through search engine. Service was a little slow, staff was outstanding, and the outdoor seating area was just what one would expect in the mountains, rustic, quaint, fresh. The food was incredible and the... More 

Thank Tim A
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We always get the calamari. You can't beat it. Soup, salad and bread with your meal. Nice wine selection. Wait staff is extremely attentive and friendly.

Thank Shelley B
Irvine, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Food was very good. Large portions. Vegetable soup was amazing. Friendly staff. We had a great time. Will be eating here each time we come up.

Thank Rasmussenfam
Fresno, California
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168 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Stop in for a great ice cream, or a hot prepped sandwich, or buy something special from the deli ready to go. Either way, the food is good, the service is adequate, and the place is always busy whenever we stop in. This place always busy says it all! :)!

Thank Goosefarm
Zirconia, North Carolina
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

For this "rustic" facility, the menu choices and in particular prices, implied something more than it is. Witnessing the steaks and potato servings and you are are a 'meat and potatoes' diner it is perhaps your kind of place, just not ours. Arriving in Shaver Lake on a Sunday in mid May this apparently was the only place open to... More 

Thank Rod P
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Want some good food and a cozy fire? This is the place! This restaurant / bar has roots deep in the history of the area. Fun place to gather with your friends.

Thank JBurress
Seabrook, Texas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

stop by on your way to Shaver Lake to grab anything you forgot to bring with you...they will have it! friendly and helpful staff.

Thank kissmyday
Palo Alto, California
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

We had a delightful dinner in the outside patio. Service was attentive, food was good and ample. My wife had the steak and it was juicy and perfectly done. I had the soup which was exceptionally flavorful and Potato Skins.

Thank hike-n-xcski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41760 Tollhouse Rd, Shaver Lake, CA 93664-9647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Shaver Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 559-841-5394

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?