Group of skiers and snowboarders enjoy apres drinks at the base of the mountain at Sugar Bowl Resort
On-Mountain Dining

Several fantastic options to grab a bite around the mountain.

Aerial view of ski lodge at the base of the mountain at Sugar Bowl Resort

Sugar Bowl Village Dining

A rustic and elegant table setting on mountain at Sugar Bowl Dining Room
The Dining Room at Village Lodge
Fine dining with a view, enjoy Bay Area-inspired California cuisine in a classic high-alpine Lodge. An oversize wood-burning fireplace greets you, while you take in beautiful photos depicting the history of Donner Summit, on your way to a meal you won't soon forget. Featuring fine dining selections such as Scottish seared salmon, elk tenderloin and vegetarian penne pasta, complete with an extensive wine selection to perfectly complement the experience.

Come by the Dining Room for local’s night every Thursday starting January 5. You’ll need a driver’s license that lists your address as Nevada or Placer County to score the 15% local’s discount on your meal.

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Wine Flies When You're Having Fun

Bloody Mary apres drinks and a friendly bartender at Belt Room Bar located at the ski mountain base at Sugar Bowl Resort
Belt Room Bar
Located in the Village Lodge, the Belt Room bar serves up American classics for a perfect mid-day break. And for aprés you can enjoy a cold beer, cocktail or glass of wine with the best mountain view. On spring days the expansive deck is the place to be found with your beverage of choice in hand.
A burger and fries from Nob Hill Cafe at Village Lodge at Sugar Bowl Resort
Nob Hill Cafe
The Cafe is open daily during the winter ski/snowboard season with a wide selection of grab & go items - both hot and cold. This is a great place to enjoy a hot or cold breakfast or lunch with a view from the Village Lodge deck. The menu offers freshly made salads, sandwiches, soup, chili, wraps, beef stew in a bread bowl, chicken fingers, hamburgers, hotdogs, and fries. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.
Burgers and barbeque being grilled at Nob Hill BBQ on the Village Deck
Village Smokeshack
Open on weekends & holidays, weather permitting. Offering a smokehaus menu featuring brisket and jackfruit sandwiches.
In German ratskeller (or rathskeller) means "council's cellar" which typically refers to a basement tavern or restaurant. Our Ratskeller is the perfect area for a brown bag lunch with vending machines and a TV to check up on the big game.

Mid-Mountain Dining Options

Sugar Bowl Mid Mountain Lodge
Mid Mountain Café & Bar
Stop by the Mid Mountain Lodge on weekends and holidays to enjoy signature Mac 'N Cheese selections. Located just next to the Mt. Lincoln chairlift, the Mid-Mountain Lodge is the perfect on-mountain lunch spot to enjoy pizzas, salads, mac & cheeses, and chili. Head upstairs and checkout the amazing new bar in the loft. Take a break from your day on the slopes while enjoying a stunning view of The Palisades, then head right back to the slopes. Open weekends, holidays, and race days during the winter ski/snowboard season.
The Palisades Bar at Sugar Bowl
Palisades Bar
Newly renovated! A perfect day on the slopes deserves the perfect drink to celebrate, and the Palisades bar perfectly combines the two, providing a classic on-slope setting in which to enjoy a drink with friends and celebrate good times. Kick back and enjoy panoramic view of The Palisades from the bar or head down to the sun-soaked deck. Featuring the finest craft and domestic beers, fine wines and a full bar, stop into the Mid Mountain Bar and celebrate the day.
Mt. Judah Lodge  at Sugar Bowl

Judah Lodge Dining Options

Mt. Judah Dining Options
Judah Café
Located at the base of Mt. Judah and open daily 8:00am - 4:30pm. Breakfast is available with quick grab 'n go, cold breakfast options. Our lunch menu includes pizza, fresh tossed salads, sandwiches, soup, chili, burgers, chicken fingers and fries.

The Sierra Vista Bar is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. This is the perfect place to watch the game, get out of the cold, and warm up by the fire, or enjoy a drink with friends.
Judah Deck BBQ
Judah Deck BBQ
Offering tasty new lunch options ranging from a half rack of BBQ ribs to a delicious steak sandwich. Open on weekends & holidays, weather permitting.
Summit Haus atop Donner Summit
Summit Haus Biergarten
Opening Saturday, July 15th

Located atop Donner Summit | 11:30am to 8:00pm Saturdays, 11:30am to 3:00pm Sundays

Located at the crest of Donner Summit along Old 40, the Summit Haus features awesome locally-crafted sausages with homemade accompaniments and a beer garden.

On the menu:

  • All Beef Frank w. Sauerkraut & Smothered Onions
  • Smoked Bison Sausage w. Bacon Onion Jam and Bavarian Mustard
  • Korean Hot Dog w. House-Made Kimchi, Sriracha Aioli and Cabbage Slaw
  • Salmon BLT w. Brie Cheese, Candied Bacon and Lemon-Caper Aioli
  • Impossible Sausage w. Tomato Relish and Garlic Mayo
  • Grilled Street-Style Corn
  • Sides include: Potato Salad, Tomato Sales, Beer Mac & Cheese and Baked Beans w. Bacon.
  • Cold beer & soft drinks
  • Plus, a daily special or two!

This summer, we will host live music at Summit Haus on Saturdays throughout the summer from 6:00pm- 8:000pm.

  • July 15 - Head to Toe
  • July 23 - The Johnson Party
  • July 30 - Lantz Lazwell & The Vibe Tribe
  • August 6 - Might Mike Schermer
  • August 12 - Capacitor
  • August 19 - Wild Ginger
  • August 26 - Marty O'Reilly
  • September 2 - Dirty Cello

Summit Haus at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort