Top Choice European in Dunsmuir

Café Maddalena

Simple and elegant, this cafe put Dunsmuir on the foodie map. The menu was designed by chef Bret LaMott (of Trinity Cafe fame) and changes weekly to feature dishes from southern Europe and northern Africa. Some high…
Top Choice Pub Food in Dunsmuir

Dunsmuir Brewery Works

It’s hard to describe this little microbrew pub without veering into hyperbole. Start with the beer: the crisp ales and porter are perfectly balanced and the IPA is apparently pretty good too, because patrons are al…
Thai in Dunsmuir


This funky joint serves up sizzling Thai, Lao and Vietnamese food and books first-rate jazz, reggae, salsa or blues most nights. Many dishes are simply heaping bowls of noodles, though the meat dishes – flavored wit…
Cafe in Dunsmuir

Cornerstone Bakery & Café

Smack in the middle of town, it serves smooth, strong coffee, espresso and chai. All the baked goods – including thick, gooey cinnamon rolls – are warm from the oven. Creative omelets include cactus. The wine list i…
Cafe in Dunsmuir

Brown Trout Gallery & Dogwood Diner

This casual, high-ceilinged, brick-walled hangout (formerly the town mercantile) serves creative, internationally inspired dishes from burgers and salads to pasta and wild-caught salmon. Weekend breakfasts are a tre…
Californian in Dunsmuir

Railroad Park Dinner House

Set inside a vintage railroad car with views of Castle Crags, this popular restaurant-bar offers trainloads of dining-car ambience and Californian cuisine. Prime rib specials are on Friday and Saturdays.
American in Dunsmuir


Hiding under the Hitching Post sign just off I-5, come here to blow your diet. Breakfast means Cuban peppersteak hash or perhaps home-baked cinnamon roll French toast with choice of house syrups like Baileys bourbon…