Guest Services

Local Restaurant Recommendations

BREAKFAST

  • Karen’s Little Café

2290 Nicolaus Road #106 (5 minutes from lake)

  • Serves breakfast and lunch all day. Along with delicious espressos and smoothies.
  • Pro tip: We like to order breakfast and lunch to go in the morning and have our meals out at the lake. Then you don't have to leave and you can enjoy the lake!

Click Here for Karen's Little Cafe's Website

  • Kim’s Country Kitchen

537 G Street (10 minutes from lake)

  • “Homey chain eatery serving breakfast all day & other American comfort fare in a casual space.”

Click Here for Kim's Country Kitchen's Website

  • The Mimosa House

761 Pleasant Grove Rd (20 minutes from the lake)

  • Delicious breakfast/brunch spot with a wide variety of mimosa flavors.
  • The California Benedict is our personal favorite ;)

Click Here to view The Mimosa House's Menu

  • Waffle Farm

815 Twelve Bridges Dr. (10 minutes from lake)

  • “A family friendly breakfast and lunch restaurant. Great for kids, families, and large groups.”

Click Here for Waffle Farm's Website

  • Bagel & Bean

845 Twelve Bridges Dr.(10 minutes from lake)

  • Unique, fun, delicious bagels. A must visit.
  • We recommend the bagel/egg sandwich! It's the perfect quick and easy breakfast ;)

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  • Simple Pleasures

648 5th Street (Open Monday-Friday, 10 min from lake)

  • Fresh and delicious, great variety for breakfast and lunch.

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  • Country Harvest Bakery

680 5th Street #1878 (10 minutes from lake)

  • Has delicious breakfast pastries, quiches and sandwiches. Perfect for a quick savory breakfast on the go.

Click Here for Country Harvest's Website

LUNCH

  • Subway

2290 Nicolaus Rd. Unit 101 (5 minutes from lake)

  • Closest sandwiches/lunch to lake.

Click Here for Subway Lincoln's Website

  • Beach Hut Deli 

110 Gateway Dr. #150 (15 minutes from lake)

  • “Deli-style sandwich chain serving unique combinations in a relaxed environment with a beach theme.”

Click Here for Beach Hut Deli's Website

  • In-N-Out Burger

850 Groveland Ln (10 minutes from lake)

  • “Classic California-based burger chain serving customizable patties, hand-cut fries & thick shakes.”

Click Here for In N Out Lincoln's Website

  • Mendocino Farms

1210 Roseville Parkway (20 minutes from lake)

  • "Our creative sandwiches, salads and more take you on an unexpected culinary adventure with fresh ingredients and fearless flavor combinations."

Click Here to View Mendocino Farm's Menu

  • Los Gallos Taqueria

520 F St (10 minutes from lake)

  • Great authentic Mexican food.

Click Here for Los Gallos Taqueria's Menu

DINNER

  • Yard House

1166 Roseville Parkway (20 minutes from lake)

  • “High-end sports-bar chain with a huge menu of New American fare & an extensive list of draft beers.

Click Here for Yard House's Website

  • Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

238 Gibson Dr. Bldg 6 (20 minutes from lake)

  • “Relaxed, lodge-chic chain serving global comfort fare, including stir-fried, pot roast & pastas.”
  • We recommend the Crispy Deviled eggs and Bacon Candy for starters. For dinner our favorites are the Fried Chicken Sandwich, Chicken Pot Pie, and can't go wrong with any of their amazing burgers! If you're in the mood for a dessert, the Chocolate Brownie Sunday is delicious! ;)

Click Here for Lazy Dog Roseville's Menu

  • The Chef’s Table

6843 Lonetree Blvd Ste 103 (20 minutes from lake)

  • “Friendly, creative restaurant serving a variety of colorful dishes that will make your mouth water. Inviting and lively atmosphere is a refreshing upgrade from the typical chain restaurants.”

Click Here for The Chef's Table's Website

  • Zocalo Roseville

1182 Roseville Pkwy (20 minutes from lake)

  • “Elegant restaurant & bar with modern Mexican dishes, classic margaritas & weekend brunch.”
  • We recommend getting some guacamole to start and for dinner the carnitas plate or mixing any three of their tacos for a great variety! Can't go wrong with the blackberry margaritas well well;)

Click Here for Zocalo's Website

  • La Popular

234 Gibson Drive Suite 120 (15 minutes from lake)

  • “An elevated, energetic destination, featuring authentic Mexican cuisine representing the genuine culture, traditions, and history of Mexico.” 
  • We recommend sitting at the bar if you have a small party. Ask for Tyler, he is great! The ribeye tacos are to DIE FOR! Also ask about the "Oaxacan Jellyfish" ;)

Click Here for La Popular's Website

  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House

1185 Galleria Blvd. Suite P-120 (20 minutes from lake)

  • “Outpost of an upmarket steakhouse chain known for sizzling, butter-topped beef in an elegant setting.”

Click Here for Ruth's Chris Steak House's Website

  • Mikuni Sushi

1194 Roseville Parkway (20 minutes from lake)

  • "While the menu features a host of exquisite sushi rolls made popular at the restaurant’s other locations, it is also highlighted by an extensive selection of small plates and tapas-style dishes- each more exciting and compelling than the next."

Click Here for Mikuni's Website

Thunder Valley Casino Restaurants

  • High Steaks (15 minutes from the lake)

  • Steakhouse serving prime cuts in a refined stone-walled space with a patio

Click Here for High Steaks' Website

  • Red Lantern (15 minutes from the lake)

  • Menu subject to change, check website for months specials.

Click Here for Red Lantern's Website

SWEET TREATS

  • Bad Bakers

1420 E Roseville Pkwy STE 180

  • Super yummy donuts with a wide variety of flavors!
  • Our personal favorites are classic chocolate with an injectable, s’morgasboard kronut, and unicorn clouds cake!

Click Here to view Bad Baker's Website

  • Leatherby’s (10 minutes from lake)

610 Twelve Bridges Drive

  • A family owned creamery with locations all around Sacramento. Delicious ice cream sundaes and shakes. A must visit in Northern California!

Click Here to view Leatherby's Website

  • Mia Bella Gelato

1198 Roseville Pkwy

  • Absolutely amazing thick and creamy gelato. Family owned and operated. 
  • We recommend white chocolate raspberry gelato or if they don't have that then the s'more, stracciatella, or just plain vanilla are amazing as well ;)

Click Here to view Miabella's Website

  • Creamy’s by Cayla Jordan

1013 Galleria Blvd

  • Bite sized cheesecakes that are to DIE for!
  • Cookie dough is our personal favorite;) As well the sprinkled sugar cookie cookies!

Click Here to view Creamy's Website

  • Crumbl Cookies

6726 Stanford Ranch Rd #5

  • Different flavors every week! Delicious cookies served warmed or chilled, depending on the cookie!
  • Our absolute favorites are S'mores and Nilla Bean, if they have those flavors on the week you're here we highly recommend! Otherwise, can't go wrong with a warm chocolate chip cookie, which they have every week.

Click Here to See Crumbs Cookies of the Week

  • Pushkins Bakery & Cafe

1220 Roseville Pkwy

  • Gluten free and dairy free bakery with absolutely incredible desserts. You would never be able to tell they are gluten and dairy free, they are that good!

Click Here to view Pushkin's Website

Local Activities Recommendations

Topgolf

1700 Freedom Way (20 minutes from the lake)

  • “Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks, food & games.”

Click Here for Topgolf Roseville Website

Westfield Galleria Mall

1151 Galleria Blvd (20  minutes from the lake)

  • “Two-leveled, upscale shopping mall.”

Click Here for the Galleria Website

Roseville Golfland Sunsplash

1893 Taylor Road (25 minutes from the lake)

  • “Amusement chain featuring mini golf courses, arcades, waterslides & laser tag.”

Click Here for Golfland and Sunsplash Website

Toyota Amphitheatre

2677 Forty Mile Road (20 minutes from the lake)

  • Outdoor Amphitheatre used primarily for rock & country concerts. Check the website to see if there is a concert during your stay. 

Click Here for Toyota Amphitheatre Concert Dates

Hard Rock Casino

3317 Forty Mile Rd (20 minutes from the lake)

  • Brand new casino with amazing restaurants and a concert venue.

Click Here for Hard Rock Concert Dates

Thunder Valley Casino

1200 Athens Ave (10 minutes from lake)

  • Modern casino hotel with lavish amenities and concert venue.

Click Here for Thunder Valley Concert Dates

Sacramento River Cats Minor League Baseball

Sutter Health Park (35 minutes from the lake)

"The Sacramento River Cats are a Minor League Baseball team of the Pacific Coast League and are the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants."

Click Here for Sacramento River Cats Tickets

San Francisco Giants Major League Baseball

Oracle Park (2 Hours, give or take traffic, from lake)

"The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball team based in San Francisco. The Giants compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the National League West division." Visit the most beautiful baseball stadium located right on San Francisco Bay.

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Spring Snow Skiing in Lake Tahoe

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort

  • 629 Sugar Bowl Road (1 hour 45 minutes from lake)
  • "Perched atop Donner Summit, Sugar Bowl Resort has been family owned since the beginning in 1939. While visiting Sugar Bowl much of the historic charm is still maintained within the modern resort."
  • Click Here for Visit Sugar Bowl's Website

Palisades Tahoe Ski Resort

  • 1960 Olympic Valley Rd (2 hours 20 minutes from lake)
  • "With 34 lifts and 6,000 skiable acres across our two mountains, there are endless adventures to be had at Palisades Tahoe."
  • A world famous ski resort, with an amazing village filled with delicious restaurants and luxury shopping.
  • Click Here for Visit Palisades Tahoe's Website

Northstar Ski Resort

  • 5001 Northstar Drive (2 hours 20 minutes from lake)
  • "Hidden among the trees in the majestic Martin Valley, Northstar allows you to relax, disconnect and recharge."
  • The ultimate luxury ski resort in Tahoe with ski-in ski-out privileges to the Ritz Carlton Tahoe and a village filled with shops and restaurants.
  • Click Here to Visit Northstar's Website

Kennedy Crawford

GUEST SERVICES MANAGER

Our guests will receive an email from Kennedy a few weeks before their stay asking if there is anything she can do prior to your arrival. Things she can do include, but are not limited to, grocery store runs, to insure your room is fully stocked at the start of your stay, make personalized restaurant reservations or recommendations, and coordinate airport transportation. We comprised a list of restaurant and activity recommendations for you to enjoy during your stay. Whether just coming to spend the week with us or wanted to indulge in all of what Northern California has to offer, Kennedy is here to make sure your stay is everything you dreamed of. If you are like us and love a sweet treat in the morning, ask her about her famous cinnamon rolls and pistachio cake ;) She looks forward to meeting you all this summer! If you have any questions please email Kennedy directly at kennedy@californiaskiranch.com

Gloria Sevey

HEALTH & FITNESS COORDINATOR

Our staying guests will receive an e-mail from Gloria a few weeks before your arrival date with some recommended exercises and stretches you can start implementing before your stay here at California Ski Ranch. Gloria is also available for private therapeutic treatments during your stay.
60-minute structural alignment session is $150
 90-minute structural alignment session is $215

These visits must be booked in advance before your stay. Space limited.

If you desire to reserve a private treatment from Gloria during your stay or if you have specific fitness questions about your skiing vacation please contact her directly at gloria@californiaskiranch.com