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Pianeta Ristorante

10096 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0314
+1 530-587-4694
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (15 reviews)
“pasta” (56 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10096 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0314
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the amazing overall dinner experience we had at Pianeta. We did luck out on a Saturday night and walk right up and get a table because of a no show. Then we started with their amazing Caprese platter. The pesto...More

Thank dandksmommy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food! We were not disappointed in one dish (and we ordered a lot of different things). Our waitress was not great but the rest of the staff was amazing! We were bummed we didn’t have cash to individually tip the waitresses support staff...More

Thank ramerfamily
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with a friend and her kid (soon to be 2 years old). They had 2 kinds of kid seats, so that they can sit on the chair on a booster seat or their own chair. As in any legit Italian place - You...More

Thank Nora Z
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Brought a guest who had never been to Pianeta Cucina Italiana. The wine was superb and the chef never lets you down. Perfect place to go to unwind it celebrate.

Thank Ejtrke
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Best restaurant in Truckee. The ravioli della casa is outstanding. Great happy hour, but get there early.

Thank madjwyatt
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Top ratings in all categories. I don't generally seek out Italian restaurants, and I expect some value for my money. So when I give it all 5's, believe me, they must me good! The amount of available seating is limited, so make a reservation! The...More

Thank R H
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Booked the restaurant on the back of solid recommendations but it was underwhelming at best. On the positives: service was good, and the wine list was very extensive with an excellent selection of half bottles at reasonable prices. Unfortunately the food was underwhelming. Starters of...More

Thank inviso
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Celebrated my birthday at Pianeta with my two daughters. The evening was lovely the food delicious, the atmosphere perfect.

Thank masjack
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Needed to cancel a reservation same day due to illness. No one answered the phone so I went downtown truckee to cancel in person to allow our table for 4 to be available to another party. The hostess (long blond hair) was visible at the...More

1  Thank Valerie S
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Lovely Italian restaurant with a contemporary mountain ambiance. I had some of the specials of the night - osso bucco (pork) which was just excellent. The meat was tender, falling off the bone, very tasty. I also had the special soup, a Ribollita, which was...More

Thank Morningsatthebeach
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Response from yeldarbsnrub | Reviewed this property |
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Response from amovablefeast | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do but maybe call and check with them.
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Response from Kelsdog | Reviewed this property |
Do as Steve said....give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10096 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0314
    (Bridge Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: +1 530-587-4694
Pianeta is a cozy and inviting restaurant located in the heart of historic downtown Truckee, California. Since 1998, we have specialized in creating delicious Italian foods and homemade pastas while offering a stellar dining experience. Our menu features nightly specials inspired by the delicious cuisine of Northern Italy and boasts an impressive wine collection from California vineyards as well as classic Italian wines. At the bar, you will find an inviting atmosphere backed by premium liquor, aperitifs and one of the most popular happy hours in town (5:00-6:30 Monday thru Friday). Finally we pride ourselves on our welcoming friendly staff, warm eclectic old world ambiance and consistently remarkable cuisine. We always recommend reservations and we can accommodate larger parties, please call for more information.
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