Offering dinner Wednesday through Sunday, with brunch on the deck Saturday and Sunday, as well as takeout. Cottonwood Restaurant and Bar provides rustic elegance in a historic setting. Comfort and camaraderie join to create a truly matchless Sierra dining experience. Spirited tales of mountain adventure continue to echo within one of the nation’s oldest ski lodges, which was hand built from salvaged railroad ties in 1928. Revel in unmatched views of downtown Truckee and the surrounding Sierra from the vast dining room and expansive deck. Cottonwood has consistently been voted one of the best Truckee Restaurants .
''A rustic eatery, festooned with longboard wooden skis, sleds and votive-candle chandeliers...with a fine view of the town, twinkling like a Christmas tree, and the mountains beyond.'' -Sacramento Bee
Cottonwood has it all; a vibrant heritage, a lively music scene, a full bar, and an adventurous menu, created by Executive Chef Ben Deinken.