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PlumpJack Cafe

Squaw Valley Blvd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
+1 530-583-1578
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (7 reviews)
“pork chop” (6 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Squaw Valley Blvd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place this is, from start to finish! We enjoyed delicious, attractive, interesting and fresh food in this festive, comfy, friendly and yet posh “cafe”. IMHO it’s actually a serious restaurant which calls itself a cafe in order not to scare off the...More

Thank SacAnnie
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey SacAnnie! Thank you so much for your kind words, and yes of course you may come back tomorrow night! We are looking forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers, Stephanie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner for four at PlumpJack cafe 12/16/17. Limited menu choices.Three out of four of our meals were good to very good; the pork chop was dried out. Worse than that,though, we were double-charged for our wine. We had champagne and wine and were charged twice...More

Thank Rick N
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rick, Thank you for dining with us we apprecaite your patronage. I apologize for the mistake with the check, I have addressed this issue with our wait staff to ensure we never double charge our guests. Thank you again and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with friends last week. Good atmosphere, excellent meal, good service. The most extensive wine list I have ever seen. The m ears were varied and fairly priced for the area.

Thank calsun99
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Calsun99, Isn't that wine list something? We are certainly proud to feature so many excellent vineyards from around the world. Come back and try another bottle soon! Thanks, Stephanie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cosy prime location, just opened for the season on 1 Dec. Food was delicious, love the staff service too.

Thank Francesca L
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Francesca L, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the ambiance, service and food! We look forward to your next visit! Cheers! Stephanie

Reviewed 12 November 2017

An upscale dining spot in the middle of the Squaw Valley development. Very nice spot with excellent food and high prices to match. Go for a splurge, even for lunch.

Thank Thomas V
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hello Thomas V, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for PlumpJack Cafe. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us and be sure to stop by next time you're in town! Cheers, Stephanie

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Found myself on business at the Olympic Village in Squaw Valley. Hidden at the back of the village near the Tram you’ll find PlumpJack Cafe. Given that this IS a ski resort I was shocked at how upscale the cafe presents itself. I was expecting...More

Thank Scott B
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Hey Scott B, Thank you so much for the rave review and appreciation of our establishment! Come back and see us next time you're in town! Cheers, Stephanie

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Ate here first 5 years ago and decided to try it again since we were in the area. The outside dining option is really nice if it is a sunny day. The patio is partially shaded and partially sunny so you can pick a seat...More

Thank dhen
Stephanie H, Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hello dhen, Glad to hear you came back! The patio is a spectacular spot and the aspens this time of year are unforgettable. Thank you for your kind words, we are happy you enjoyed your visit. Don't make it another 5 years to come back...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Going to PlumpJack is always a special treat! We have always found the menu to offer a great mix of local specials and varieties. The service is great and very friendly staff.

Thank Kathleen S
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hello Kathleen - Thank you for the recent visit and kind remarks on your experience. Come see us again - take care, Steve Lamb

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

9/2/17 Dinner Menu a bit weak. Minimum selections. Pricey for what you receive. Tonight service was poor. To point of two meals for another table delivered to our table. Order appetizer. Salads. Enters. Salads arrived before appetizer even started. Limited room on table Don't think...More

Thank stewart j
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Good day renostew - Thank you for the visit this past weekend. Our team is disappointed we did not deliver a memorable experience. Please contact me prior to your next visit to Squaw Valley and I'll make arrangements for a fine evening in our dining...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We ate at a table in the bar section. Food was very good, service was just okay for the type of restaurant this is.

Thank Matt_Hosken
Steve L, General Manager at PlumpJack Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi Matt - Thank you for the recent visit and notes on your experience. We look forward to seeing you again. Take care, Steve Lamb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Squaw Valley Blvd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
    (off of Hwy. 89 South)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Olympic Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 530-583-1578
  • E-mail
Description
Sure, we're biased - but we're not alone: PlumpJack Cafe is widely regarded as Lake Tahoe's premier dining destination. Fine dining and exceptional wines are in our heritage, and we'd love to share our passion with you on your next visit. Under the guidance of Executive Chef Jack Connell, our menu changes each season so that we can take advantage of the bounty of fresh produce available to us locally. Our award-winning wine list provides the perfect complement to your meal, and renowned winemakers join us throughout the year for wine dinners and special events.
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