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TOP RESTAURANTS LOVED BY LOCALS

There’s certainly not a shortage of great restaurants to be found at world-class, Northern California resorts like Heavenly, Northstar, and Kirkwood. From tasty Mexican fare to high-quality sushi, and everything in between, it's easy to find exactly what you're craving in diverse California.
Heavenly, California

NAKED FISH

Treat yourself to the freshest sushi in the Lake Tahoe area by heading over to Naked Fish. This hot spot owes its freshness to a secret fish supplier some 200 miles away. 

 
They also have an eclectic sake menu and plenty of cooked dishes for non-sushi lovers. Plus, you’ll find top-notch drink and sushi deals during happy hour.

 

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Kirkwood, California

The Cornice Cantina

When your appetite is craving big mountain fare, The Cornice Cantina restaurant and bar boasts authentic recipes, fresh ingredients, and a laid-back vibe you’re sure to love. 
 
Come during the day for family-friendly eats or the afternoon for a chill local lounge.
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Kirkwood, California

THE GETAWAY CAFE

Located on Highway 50 in Meyers, California, the Getaway Café is the perfect spot en route to Kirkwood for a hearty, pre-ski-day breakfast. 

 
A cozy place made for reading the newspaper over bottomless coffee, the Getaway features a global mix of American, Italian, and Mexican fare to fuel you for a day in the mountains, as well as comfort foods designed to remedy last night’s debauchery (like the Morning After breakfast, a biscuit with eggs and gravy).

 

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Heavenly, California

SPROUTS

On the corner of Alameda Avenue and Highway 50, Sprouts is a must stop for health-conscious and vegetarian diners looking for natural and organic ingredients. 

 
Try the meal-sized salads, real fruit smoothies, bowls filled with healthy ingredients like baked tofu and kale, and a lengthy cold and hot sandwich menu.

 

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Epic Local Loves Beyond Tahoe

When at one of our resorts in Colorado, Utah, or Canada, check out local favorite fare. From culinary creations, to relaxing brunches, to authentic mountain fare, the options are delicious and plentiful.
Vail, Colorado

Sweet Basil

Voted Colorado's Most Popular Restaurant by the Zagat survey, Sweet Basil clearly deserves to be so well-loved. The cuisine is billed as creative American style, with imaginative seasonal offerings and an array of diverse influences. 

 
Trying to get in a Colorado state of mind? Order a Colorado Cantarito and you'll feel like a local in no time.

 

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Keystone, Colorado

SNAKE RIVER SALOON

This saloon steakhouse has been a Keystone institution and local favorite since 1975. The wood paneling on the walls and ceiling and a copper-top bar set the stage for bartenders who have long been known to spit fire. 

 
Several years ago, however, the fire department finally took umbrage, and bartenders are now forced to step outside to blow their flaming shots of 151. 
 
If the flames don’t fan your fire, then come for the food. A must-try is the Filet Oscar: a bacon-wrapped filet with Alaskan king crab, topped with béarnaise sauce, and finished with asparagus spears.

 

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Vail, Colorado

Moe's Original Bar-B-Que

Find Moe's at the west edge of Vail’s Lionshead base area, tucked upstairs above the retail shops. 

 
You'll be amazed by the full slate of real, slow-smoked southern BBQ with accompanying can't-be-beat sides. It's easily the best BBQ in the region and draws in crowds of residents, visitors, and homesick southerners.

 

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Keystone, Colorado

KICKAPOO TAVERN

Located in the heart of the River Run village area at the base of Keystone Mountain, Kickapoo Tavern is a hot spot for destination skiers and riders as well as local residents. 

 
Many come for the expansive deck where they can both enjoy the view and crowd pleasing from-scratch soups, homemade meatloaf, hand-cut steak, and a mountain of nachos. 
 
Sip on some Kickapoo Mountain Joy Juice, a secret concoction of rum and pineapple that’s been mixed by bartender Todd Wheelock for some 20 years now.

 

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Park City, Utah

THE CORNER STORE

Located on the town side of Park City Mountain, this spot is the unofficial après headquarters following the annual Chinese Downhill race and closing day. 

 
Great beer, a huge patio, and live music are just the beginning. People come for the burgers, waffle fries, and sandwiches just as much as for the fun ambiance.

 

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Park City, Utah

NO NAME SALOON

Smack dab in the middle of Main Street, No Name Saloon has made quite the name for itself thanks to its buffalo burgers, appetizers, and superb pub fare like fish ’n chips. 

 
And, during the Sundance Film Festival, this is one of the only places on Main Street open to “regular” folks. You might even catch a few celebrities mingling with the locals in the evening.

 

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