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Jax At The Tracks

) #11 of 84 Restaurants in Truckee €€ - €€€ American,
10144 W River St, Truckee, CA 96161-0319
+1 530-550-7450
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (25 reviews)
“hash” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
€€ - €€€
10144 W River St, Truckee, CA 96161-0319
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1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

It's probably the cheaper family style diner.Reasonable prices and OK food becoming everything else is so expensive in truckee

Thank babitalove
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ask any local and they will recommend this place which is often evidenced by the crowd waiting to be seated. The food is consistent and good. Old time diner with an option to actually sit in the original boxcar, which is the way you enter...More

Thank AntyLiz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basic good food, basic good value. Right in downtown Truckee next to the tracks. Really cool diner atmosphere.

Thank 1Truckee
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are places where the regulars always go when they want comfort food. Jax is at the top of anyone's list of these. Always good food, and the wait staff will take good care of you. Don't even think of trying the shakes....obscenely good, and...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast and my husband loves corned beef hash.... this dish was not good here. all of the corned beef was fatty and had not been trimmed It was big blobs of gelatinous fat!! do not order this dish... barf!!

Thank 1tahoeday
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every single time we have eaten at Jax we have thoroughly enjoye our meals. Its a neat little place with great atmosphere and even better food right in downtown Truckeee! Don't miss this gem!

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jax continues to be one of our favorites in Truckee. We have been there for both breakfast and lunch. The menu is fun and diverse, service is excellent and it is full of great options for all members of the family. They have been a...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few years back, we had visited Jax and had found good food and great milkshakes with a unique and fun atmosphere. We returned earlier this week to have dinner, but found that the restaurant had changed very much. Our server was very awkward and...More

Thank lil_drummer_boy5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. Excellent service and moderately priced. Did not try dessert but the chocolate cake looked crazy good! Second time here and we'll go back again.

Thank Joanna L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for our last day in Truckee after being recommended to come here by some friends. As English visitors we love the diner experience and usually restaurants fall in to a greasy feel but Jax have a really nice rusty feel to their diner....More

Thank Phoebe L
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10 December 2015|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, check out the video online!
Albert R
12 October 2015|
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Response from Kelsdog | Reviewed this property |
I actually think they do...but BigJoBR is correct...its a dinner...so not your wine hang out...much better places intown for that...try uncorked!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10144 W River St, Truckee, CA 96161-0319
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: +1 530-550-7450
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