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.

All dining establishments except for the Summit Haus are closed for the summer. Dining will reopen for the winter ski and snowboard season.
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

Reopening planned for the 2022/23 Winter Season

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.

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.

After being closed during the 2020/21 season due to California restrictions on bars and restaurants, we look forward to gathering again in the Belt Room Bar during the 2021/22 season!
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
Nob Hill BBQ on the Deck
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

Mid Mountain Café & BBQ
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 BBQ is the perfect on-mountain lunch spot to enjoy great BBQ food, stunning views of The Palisades, and a quick entry back to the slopes. Open weekends, holidays and race days during the winter ski/snowboard season.
The Palisades Bar at Sugar Bowl
Palisades Bar
Palisdaes Bar is closed for the season due to staffing levels.

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

Judah Café
Located at the base of Mt. Judah and open daily from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. 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 10:30 am to 4:30 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 2nd

Located atop Donner Summit | 11:00 am to 3:00pm Saturdays & Sundays + Holiday Mondays (July 4th and Labor Day)

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:

  • Frankfurter w. Sauerkraut & Smothered Onions
  • Grilled Andouille Po'Boy w. Smothered Onions & Slaw
  • Grilled Portobello "Dog" (a veggie alternative)
  • Sides include: Potato Salad, coleslaw, baked beans and tomato salad
  • Cold beer & soft drinks
  • Plus, a daily special or two!

New this summer, we will host live music at Summit Haus on select Saturdays. Summit Haus will be open 11am - 8pm on these dates, with music from 5pm - 8pm.

  • July 16 - Miranda Rae Love
  • July 23 - Jeff Connor
  • July 30 - James Clark
  • August 6 - Bread & Butter Band

Summit Haus at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort