Experience Casually Elegant dining on Tahoe City's 'other' waterfront

River Grill sits on the banks of the peaceful Truckee River, just downstream from the infamous "Fanny Bridge" and the Lake Tahoe Dam, the lake's only outlet. River Grill offers year-round riverfront dining, featuring enticing California cuisine from seasonal menus of fresh seafood, steaks, and tasty appetizers.


During the summer months, enjoy our spacious two-level patio with live music from local musicians playing every night.

Fall and winter at the River Grill offer a cozy respite from the day's activities with good cheer, great food, and a warm and inviting atmostphere to gather with family, and friends old and new. Springtime at the River Grill is glorious as the river fills and the trees and flowers bloom.

Happy Hour at the River Grill

The River Grill Bar is a popular and lively spot for apres-activity (work or play) and was voted Best Happy Hour in North Tahoe. Our Happy Hour features nightly drink specials and special pricing on appetizers at the bar. Happy Hour is every night from 5:00-6:00 in the bar area ONLY. Happy Hour availability can change anytime at the discretion of the River Grill.

Phone

530.581.2644

Location

55 West Lake Blvd. Tahoe City, CA, 96145

Hours

Open every night at 5pm

Happy Hour in the Bar area from 5-6:00pm


Happy Hour

Every day 5:00-6:00


House Margaritas $5
Vodka Lemonade $4.50

Happy Hour Food


River Grill Angus Burger with caesar salad and shoestring fries $11

add cheddar, gorgonzola, bacon, avocado, guacamole $1 each, substitute sweet potato fries $2

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Happy Hour also includes 25% off starters, salads and soups on our regular menu - excluding the Ahi Tuna Sashimi


Starters


Peppered Seared Ahi Sashimi

jicama citrus relish, spring roll, wasabi and soy

$17

Gulf Prawn Dynamite

crispy, sweet, and spicy with cilantro and green onions

$13

Pork Dumplings

six steamed, homemade potstickers with ponzu dip

$12

Crispy Fried Calamari

chipotle aioli and cocktail sauce

$12

Tempura French Green Beans

with ponzu sauce

$10

Macaroni & Cheese

applewood smoked bacon, tomatoes, N.Y. sharp white cheddar

$10

River Grill Spring Roll

with edamame beans and ponzu dip

$10

Napoleon Portabella

with whipped potato, sweet potato, balsamic reduction

$14

Four Mini Crab Cakes

topped with chipotle aioli

$14

Stuffed Squash Blossoms

stuffed with goat cheese, garlic and herbs, fried, served with roasted tomato sauce

$12


Salads and Soup


Red Pear, Gorgonzola & Candied Pecan Salad

with baby greens and sherry vinaigrette

$11

Vine Ripened Tomato & Fresh Mozzarella Salad

with fresh basil, basil vinaigrette and micro greens

$11

Heirloom Tomato & Organic Watermelon Salad

with feta cheese and summer herb vinaigrette

$8

Caesar Salad

(ask for without croutons for gluten free)

$9

Add chicken to any salad

$8

Summer White Corn Chowder

with a jalapeno corn muffin (request no corn muffin for gluten free)

bowl $8, cup $5


Mains


Alaskan Halibut Taco Wrap

wrapped in a flour tortilla, griddle seared and served with white corn salsa, guacamole, pico de gallo, and feta cheese

$24

Grilled Wild Salmon

sticky rice, cucumber salad, and lemon beurre blanc

$30

Rootbeer Glazed Grilled Pork Chop

bourbon mashed sweet potatoes and broccoli

$28

Beef Tenderloin Filet

whipped potatoes, sauteed spinach, and cabernet demi

$34

Summer Vegetable Raviolis

artichoke, asparagus and English pea raviolis with fresh tomato cream sauce

$19

Braised Beef Short Ribs

gratin potatoes, sweet corn confetti, and cabernet demi glaze

$33

Seared Sea Scallops

gingered sweet potatoes, Thai green curry sauce, and tempura asparagus

$32

River Grill Angus Burger

served with caesar salad and shoestring fries $16

add cheddar or gorgonzola $1

add bacon, avocado or guacamole $1 ea.

substitute sweet potato fries $2


Desserts

Susie's Brownie

Served warm with dulce de leche ice cream and Valrhona chocolate sauce

Profiteroles

Two puff pastries filled with ice cream, topped with warm chocolate sauce, caramel sauce and candied macadamia nuts

Lemon Mousse

Light and fluffy served in a glass

Strawberry Shortcake

Homemade biscuit with fresh strawberries, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream

Class V River Float

Traditional favorite with root beer and vanilla vodka

River Float

Same as above without the excitement

Ice Cream

Choice of Vanilla, Dulce de Leche, Coffee or Raspberry Sorbet


Wine List

Whites
By The Glass

Segura Viudas Sparkling/ Spain/175ml(split)$8

La Fiera Pinot Grigio/ Veneto/ Italy '14$7

Sterling Sauvignon Blac/ Napa '13$7

Bogle Chardonnay/ California '13$7

Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay/ Russian River '12$12

Frank Family Chardonnay/ Napa Valley '13$15

Dr. Heyden Riesling/ Kabinett/ Germany '12$9

Elk Cove Rose'/ Willamette Valley '14$9

Half Bottles 375mL

Gruet Brut/ Albuquerque/ NM$25

Rombauer Chardonnay/ Carneros '13$33

Pride Mt. Viognier/ Sonoma '13$31

Sparkling Wines & Champagne

J Cuvee/ Brut/Russian River$40

Perrier-Jouet/ Grand Brut/France$69

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin/ France$86

Sauvignon Blac

Sterling/ Napa Valley '13$26

Nautilus/ Malborough/ New Zealand '14$33

Frogs Leap/ Napa Valley '14$37

Groth/ Napa Valley '13$38

Sancerre la Crele/ D. Thomas & Fils/ France '14$44

Cakebread Cellars/ Napa Valley '13$50

Chardonnay

Wente/ Riva Ranch/ Arroyo Seco '13$30

Starmount/ Carneros '12$33

Veedercrest/ Unoaked/ Napa '10$35

Lumen/ Santa Barbara '12$38

Sonoma-Cutrer/ Russian River '13$40

Keenan/ Spring Mountain/ Napa '13$48

Ramey/ Sonoma Coast '11$52

Frank Family/ Carneros '13$54

Rombauer/ Carneros '13$60

DuMol/ Russian River Valley '12$82

Alternative Whites

Pighin Pinot Grigio/ Grave del Friuli/ Italy '13$30

Cooper Mt. Pinot Gris/ Willamette Valley '14$32

Elk Cove Rose'/ Willamete Valley '14$33

Dr. Heyden Riesling/ Kabinett/ Germany '12$32

Corkage fee$18

Reds
By The Glass

Snapdragon Pinot Noir/ CA '13$7

Morgan Pinot Noir/ Santa Lucia '13$12

Ottimino Zinfandel/ Russian River '11$10

Blackstone Merlot/ CA '13$8

Fitch Mt. Cabernet/ Alexander Valley '12$9

Rutherford Ranch Cabernet/ Napa '13$12

Rosenblum Syrah/ CA '11$8

Half Bottles 375mL

Seghesio Zinfandel/ Sonoma '14$26

Chehalem Pinot Noir/ Willamette Valley '13$32

Patz&Hall Pinot Noir/Sonoma Coast '13$38

Keenan Cabernet/ Spring Mt/ Napa '11$40

Pinot Noir

La Follette/ North Coast '13$36

Pech Merle/Russian River Valley '12$38

Benton Lane/ Willamette Valley '12$45

Truckee River/ Tondre Grapefield '14$63

Fiddlehead/ Fiddlestix/ Santa Rita '11$68

Penner-Ash/ Willamette Valley '12$76

Arcadian/ Sleepy Hollow/ Santa Lucia '07$77

Twomey/ Russian River '12$84

Merlot

Provenance/ Napa Valley '10$35

Miner/ Stagecoach Vineyard/ Napa '11$60

Schafer/ Napa Valley '12$86

Zinfandel

Ottimino/ Russian River '12$38

Carol Shelton "Wild Thing"/ Mendocino$39

Charlyn/ Old Vine/ Lodi '11$46

Frank Family/ Napa Valley '12$60

Storybook Mountain/ Napa '12$65

The Prisoner/ Napa Valley '14$72

Cabernet Sauvignon & Blends

Reckless Love/ Sonoma '12$40

Leah Jorgensen "Loiregon"/Cab Franc/ OR '13$43

Justin/ Paso Robles '13$44

Rutherford Ranch/ Napa Valley '13$46

Heitz Cellars/ Napa Valley '10$76

Owen Roe/ Yakima Valley/ Washington '12$80

Groth/ Oakville/ Napa '12$90

Cain Concept/ "The Benchland"/ Napa '07$134

Silver Oak/ Napa Valley '11$152

Pride Mt. Reserve/ Napa-Sonoma '10$199

Alternative Reds

Torbreck "Woodcutter's Shiraz"/ Australia '12$39

Zaca Mesa Reserve Syrah/ Santa Ynez Valley '10$68

Trapiche Malbec/ "Broquel"/ Mendoza Argentina '13$32

Nevada City Winery Barbera/ Sierra Foothills$27


Drinks


Draft Beer

Stella Artois Lager (Belgium)

Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA (Bend, OR)

Rotating Tap from the Auburn Ale House (Auburn, CA)

Rotating Tap from the Brewing Lair (Blairsden, CA)

Bottled Beer

Bud, Bud Light, Coors Light, St. Pauli Girl N/A, Corona, Heineken, Newcastle, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Blue Moon, Deschutes Black Butte Porter, Estrella Daura Lager (Gluten Free), Crispin Cider, Guinness