Restaurants

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 seasonally to feature dishes from southern Europe and northern Africa. Some …
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 American in Lake Almanor Area

Cravings

You will get cravings for this place once you're gone. Think fresh, all homemade classics like crispy waffles or rustic Reuben sandwiches made to big-city-worthy standards. They make their own delectable pastries an…
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 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 Californian in Weaverville

Cafe at Indian Creek

About 8 miles south of Weaverville, this unlikely spot in a road-side lodge serves up the area's finest meals. Try anything with elk, the gnocchi is superb and there's a wine list to match. It also serves a much-lau…
American in Graeagle

Wigwam Room

It's not often you can 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 Native…
Steak in Redding

Jack’s Grill

This funky little old-time place doesn’t look so inviting – the windows are blacked out and it’s dark as a crypt inside – but the popularity with locals starts with its stubborn ain’t-broke-don’t-fix-it ethos and en…
Cafe in Dunsmuir

Wheelhouse

This casual, high-ceilinged, brick-walled hangout (formerly the Brown Trout Gallery & Dogwood Diner and originally the town mercantile) serves organic, healthy yet hefty and delicious new-American-style breakfas…
Hot Dogs in Redding

Wilda's Grill

The combo sounds weird but it works: big, excellent hot dogs with toppings from roasted garlic to homemade chili or blue cheese – or go vegetarian with outrageously delicious falafal or the much-lauded Buddha Bowl, …