Cottonwood is closed Mondays and Tuesdays through the fall.  On Wednesday through Sunday, dinner service starts at 5 p.m., plus brunch on Sundays from 10:30a.m. to 1:30p.m.  [We will be closed Wednesday 10/28 for maintenance.]

We are open for indoor and outdoor seating.  We are following county regulations for sanitation and safety.  Reserve your spot!  And our fantastic take-out menu is still available.  Don't forget wine and cocktails to-go!

A Truckee Tradition!

Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar

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A True Truckee Restaurant

At Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar in Truckee, California, the building’s past as one of the nation’s oldest ski lodges, hand built from salvaged railroad ties in 1928, inspires the décor that features the original longboard skis, toboggans, sleds, and of course a pair of crutches. The building also has a “through the century” vibe with the vast dining room and deck added in the 1970s that overlook historic downtown Truckee.  The evolution of this vibrant heritage of casually elegant dining and lively music scene inspires new ideas that flow from the historic setting, recently updated with soothing blue and beige tones, new carpet and natural wood tables that flow with the gorgeous views.

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Voted Truckee's Best Restaurant & Bar
At Cottonwood Restaurant and Bar, fine dining, 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. One of the best Truckee Restaurants. Cottonwood has it all; a vibrant heritage, a lively music scene, a full bar, and an adventurous menu.
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