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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Mid-mountain at Northstar, 13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court, Truckee, CA 96161
+1 530-562-3050
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Mid-mountain at Northstar, 13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court, Truckee, CA 96161
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a delicious breakfast here one morning and sat at the bar one evening and had a cocktail. The bar tenders were very nice, interesting and good at their jobs.

Thank Chezllama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here daily for breakfast and dinner one night. Food was good not great, service was not up to Ritz Standard. Pro-nice atmosphere, very convenient if staying at hotel. Breakfast buffet better than a la carte and about same price cons-overall poor service and...More

Thank Rosanne925
Mark J, Manager at Manzanita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rosanne925, Thank you for your feedback, please accept our sincere apology for the disappointing experience you encountered. Rest assured this is not the typical level of service you can expect to receive at the resort. I’ve addressed your feedback with our Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

25 bucks for valet and no validation puts a dampener or evening. Dining room only a 1/3 full and staff was embarrassed that they were no longer allowed to validate. Was our go to place but 25 parking ruins the eveningMore

1  Thank David H
Mark J, Manager at Manzanita, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear David H, I apologize that you experienced inconsistency with regards to valet parking. We sincerely value your feedback and will use this information to make necessary improvements. Thank you again for your feedback and we do hope to see you again in Manzanita this...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

We were guests here and thought we should try the restaurant on our second night. a bit disappointed that the food is only ok for the price. don't mind paying for great food but great food this is not I had some redfish which was...More

Thank mnsp1964
Ritz-Carlton_GM, Manager at Manzanita, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Dear mnsp1964, I apologize that you had a disappointing experience at our specialty restaurant. I’ve addressed your feedback with our Food & Beverage and Culinary Teams. Thank you again for sharing your feedback with me. Sincerely, The Ladies & Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We have been here for dinner before. The parking was always free for dinner guests. Now they charge $25 for parking just to have dinner. The good news is, the food is excellent, albeit pricey, the wine list fantastic but way over priced ( our...More

Thank calsun99
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The menu and chef at this Ritz restaurant feature innovative cooking and great flavor profiles. The wine list is fun and the sommelier was a true professional--I only wish I could say the same about the service. Dont get me wrong, our waiter was very...More

Thank 123jeffg91
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were visiting Northstar for the day to Ski / Board so , for a treat I decided to take my 9 yo daughter for a plush lunch . We were not disappointed , the service was top notch as was the location , décor...More

1  Thank AndyCFC72
Reviewed 26 March 2018

The food is amazing, especially breakfast. Try the avocado toast! Delicious! You definitely need reservations, for dinner and probably for lunch on a ski day. This is the finest dining in the area in a remarkably casual environment. Food is delicious as is the wine...More

Thank BriefBoy
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the Chefs Table tonight for my son's 21st birthday. It was a fantastic experience. My husband prefers meat and thoroughly enjoyed all the fish courses. The poached Chilean sea bass was to die for. To end with the special dessert and cake was over...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We were pretty much trapped at the resort for our visit due to the snow storm. We ate a number of meals here. Just a few comments: 1 - The quality of the food was always excellent 2 - It was expensive but the kids...More

Thank Brusdad
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alison h
28 November 2016|
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Response from SmokeyandAshes | Reviewed this property |
I think Manzanita only has Sunday brunches and yes, it will be expensive. The restaurant is fantastic but I wouldn't eat breakfast there. Go somewhere else for breakfast & enjoy a wonderful dinner at Manzanita!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$55
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Mid-mountain at Northstar, 13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court, Truckee, CA 96161
    (Hwy 267)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: +1 530-562-3050
  • E-mail
Manzanita, discreetly tucked mid-mountain in a forest of pine trees at Northstar California resort in The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, features rustic California cuisine with a regional mountain resort influence, served in a sleek setting accented by a double-sided stone fireplace and backlit Manzanita tree etchings.
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