Restaurants

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…
Top Choice Cafe in Quincy

Pangaea Cafe & Pub

Like a stranger you feel you’ve met before, this earthy spot feels warmly familiar, all the more lovable when you consider its commitment to serving local produce. Choose from regional beef burgers, salmon sushi, a …
Top Choice Californian in Mt Shasta City

Trinity Café

Trinity Café has long rivaled the Bay Area’s best. The owners, who hail from Napa, infuse the bistro with a wine country feel and an extensive, excellent wine selection. The organic menu ranges from delectable, perf…
Modern American in Lake Almanor Area

Red Onion Grill

Head here for the finest dining on the lake with upscale New American, Italian-influenced cuisine (like the simply prepared shrimp scampi), and bar food that’s executed with real panache. The setting is casual and f…
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…
American in Graeagle

Wigwam Room

It's not often you get to eat in an architecturally unique venue, but the Wigwam Room is just such a place. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright as part of the only clubhouse he worked on, if you can stop admiring the Nat…
Italian in Graeagle

Cuccia's

Simple decor belies the wonderful, homemade pasta and pizzas offered at Cuccia's, located on the outskirts of Graeagle. As well as delicious food (including many vegetarian options), service is first-rate and the wi…
Californian in Redding

Moonstone Bistro

Organic, local, free range, line-caught, you name it, if the word is associated with sustainable food, you can use it to describe this place. Try the fish tacos at lunch and the hickory-smoked pork chops with adobo …
Breakfast in Quincy

Patti's Thunder Café

Homey and hip, this is the best place in town for breakfast, and the vine-shaded patio is a lovely way to start the day. The menu is mainly, though not exclusively, vegetarian. Try the 'vegetaters' (roasted veg and …
Bakery in Mt Shasta City

Mount Shasta Pastry

Walk in hungry and you’ll be plagued with an existential breakfast crisis: the feta spinach quiche or the Tuscan scramble? The flaky croissants or a divine apricot turnover? It also serves terrific sandwiches, gourm…