The Gold Country ~ Amador, Calaveras & Tuolumne counties

Dining, Restaurants & Entertainment

Amador County

(209) 223-3222
Bella Cucina Catering
"Thanks to you and your staff, it was really a wonderful event and we got so many compliments for weeks afterwards. Not only for the food, but for the look of the hall -- the churchgoers had never seen it look so good. One guest even remarked about the "real china!" Isn't that funny? Well, I think they're used to something a little less formal, but we were so glad that everything turned out so well. I hope that the event helped get the word out about your excellent services -- thank you again for everything, all the best to you in the future!" – Cynthia S.
(209) 257-0588
Bella Rosa
Bella Rosa Italian Restaurant is family owned and operated in Historic Downtown Jackson and Ione. Serving fresh seafood, meats and pastas plus American specials for lunch and dinner makes everyone happy.
(209) 245-3663
Beth Sogaard’s Amador Vintage Market & Catering
Beth Sogaard’s Amador Vintage Market and deli is a gourmet’s delight with the finest selection of fresh sandwiches on house baked breads, elegant entrées, charcouterie, artisan cheeses, desserts and gelato — everything to satisfy a snack or sit down meal. Catering for weddings and events.
(209) 223-2213
Bistro Bella Cucina
“EVERYTHING was just delicious! All of the staff was so complimentary of what they ordered, you do an outstanding job.” — National Peace Officers and Firefighters Benefit Association
(209) 223-2748
Dickey's Barbeque Pit
Dickey’s BBQ is a Texas-style barbecue restaurant providing the best quality smoked meats and delicious sides. Dine in, take out or let us cater your next event!
(209) 267-9172
Imperial Hotel
At Imperial Hotel the stage is set for your enjoyment! This regionally acclaimed restaurant features fresh, locally grown produce, Niman Ranch meats and sustainably harvested seafood in the beautiful, historic dining room and patio.
(209) 267-0535
J&D Steakhouse
J&D’s Steakhouse is located in a beautiful historic building on Sutter Creek’s Main Street. Partners Jim and Daniel serve the best steaks in town at the full, fun bar or in the beautiful and romantic dining room. The private Wine Cellar may be reserved for groups.
(209) 223-8748
Jackson Rancheria
Fine Dining & Native American Treats
(209) 257-1668
Jamba Juice Jackson
“I wish life were as simple as choosing between a (seasonal) pumpkin smash shake, a soy chai latte or an acai berry smoothie. When you buy a drink you can usually get one of their delicious oat-meals (topped with berries and pecans, brown sugar or spiced apples) for just a dollar.” (Jamba Juice Jackson fan)
(209) 257-2595
National Hotel Jackson
One of California’s oldest hotels, the National, has been completely renovated with luxury rooms in Gold Rush style, plus a beautiful bar and restaurant that are elegant yet comfortable and friendly, boasting an excellent menu.
(209) 223-4088
Oko Sushi
Oko Sushi is a fabulous Japanese Restaurant. The Sushi Bar is fresh, fresh, fresh with a creative and traditional menu… or you may dine at your favorite table with friends and family on Teriyaki specials and much more served with sake, wine or beer.
(209) 267-0945
Susan’s Place
Susan’s Place Wine Bar & Eatery serves fresh Mediterranean fare alongside a vast selection of Sierra Foothill wines from an intimate and fun wine bar. Enjoy casual fine dining year round on the cozy patio or indoors with a wine theme décor.
(209) 267-5457
Sutter Creek Cheese Shoppe
Sutter Creek Cheese Shoppe will taste you through the world of Bries, Goudas, vintage Cheddars and beyond… and even help you create the perfect picnic for a day of wine tasting with their wide selection of foreign and domestic cheeses, salamis, and gourmet gifts.
(209) 267-0543
Sutter Creek Ice Cream Emporium & Confectionary
Features a very tasty lunch menu, an old fashioned soda fountain, fresh fudge and candy, live Ragtime Piano, party planning and great gifts and cards.
(209) 267-1300
Sutter Creek Palace
full bar, cafe and patio dining
(209) 245-3463
“The food, the wine, the beer, the service and the entire concept at Taste are so finely tuned and impressive that there is enough to experience on several excursions to the countryside.” Sacramento Bee June 2010 Four out of Four Stars.
(209) 257-0800
Thomi's Restaurant
Open all day every day in his Jackson and Sutter Creek locations, owner Frank makes sure every dish is perfect as it leaves his kitchen for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fresh baked muffins and desserts are dee-licious and the portions are indeed generous.
(209) 296-7711
Volcano Union Pub
Set in the beautifully renovated Volcano Union Inn, THE Union Pub is reborn as a California pub complete with historic bar and outdoor patio dining in season. The food is WONDERFUL and the pub is perfect for parties and events.

Calaveras County

(209) 728-0700
Alchemy Market & Cafe
gourmet, open all day
(209) 795-5656
Bistro Espresso
Come for the Coffee, Leave w/A Smile
(209) 736-8181
Camps at Greenhorn Creek
fabulous cuisine, parties and events
(209) 736-1440
Crusco’s Ristorante
Elegantly housed in a beautiful rustic stone building. The menu features regional Italian specialties, including homemade focaccia bread and fantastic desserts.
(209) 890-3963
Doke Sushi
A new and exciting Asian fusion restaurant in Murphys with an amazing sushi bar. Behind the sushi bar there are masters in the making, creating and delivering on their promise to serve only the best to their already loyal customers.
(209) 795-3303
El Vaquero
“This gem on a trip to the Calaveras Big Trees was truly unexpected. The authentic recipes, quality of ingredients, superior flavors and excellent service make El Vaquero a dining experience you can trust to make your trip go smoothly.” — Edward G. Davis California
(209) 728-3248
wood fired pizza, taqueria
(209) 728-8634
Gold Country Coffee
great coffee, desserts and snacks
(209) 785-4745
Griffs BBQ & Grill
BBQ, Bar, Steaks, Ribs, Salads, Sandwiches
(209) 728-8406
A local favorite for breakfasts of gourmet omelettes and lunches of unique sandwiches. Dinner includes fresh seafood, steaks and pastas in a friendly atmosphere.
(209) 286-1401
Hotel Leger
Hotel impossible at the Leger! The restaurant, the bar, the great room, a must enjoy.
(209) 728-2186
Magnolia Cafe
At Magnolia Cafe the focus is on fresh delicious food that packs a punch, and outstanding customer service that creates an atmosphere you’ll love. Enjoy the fresh bright flavors of Asia, spicy notes of Latin America, and the familiar taste of California cuisine. Eat, drink, relax and enjoy great food great!
(209) 736-9232
Mike’s Pizza
Serves specialty pizzas, a full salad bar, sandwiches, burgers and more all in a fun, upbeat family environment. Open daily with local delivery available.
(209) 728-3444
Murphy’s Hotel
historic restaurant and bar
(209) 728-9112
Outer Aisle Foods
Farmers Kitchen Market Pub
(209) 785-8811
Panini’s Italian Grill
casual Italian cuisine and bar in Copperopolis
(209) 728-8666
Pizza Plus Murphy's
Pizza and more.....
(209) 785-7412
Saddle Creek Resort
fine and family dining
(209) 795-9858
Sarafina's Italian Kitchen
Sarafina's Italian Kitchen features classic Italian dishes from Grandma’s Spaghetti with Meatballs to Scampi and New York Steak. The cozy log-cabin interior is perfect for romantic couples, while families enjoy patio summer dining. Local wines and brews.
(209) 795-5981
Sequoia Woods
lunch and dinner, full bar
(209) 736-0444
Beautiful, fresh and affordable food. When you don’t feel like cooking but want something yummy, you go here. Offering 9 beers on tap and over 30 bottled beers.
(209) 768-6985
Sierra Hills Market & Angels Food Market
In Angels Camp and Murphys it’s Angels Food Market and Sierra Hills Market that rival and surpass Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods for great pricing and healthy, high quality foods! Personal service with a fabulous meat department, olive bar, cheese department, wonderful wine choices and a deli that makes unparalleled sandwiches, salads and gourmet picnic goodies. Nothing better than a small town market with the ability to compete with the big boys.
(209) 795-4578
Simply Delicious
“Simply Delicious is an awesome place and I really want to try more of their food. We got a rueben and a patty melt. The breads were homemade (or at least not mass produced), the kraut was also home made and the meat was very high quality. This is not a fast food place. They also have really good Kona coffee.” — Yelp
(209) 785-1616
Snaps Coffee House
full service espresso cafe in Copperopolis
(209) 795-5156
Susie’s Diner
At Susie’s Diner you’ll get good food and great service…enough to get you through a day of play on any nearby mountain. Try the Philly Cheesesteak or the Southwest Chicken Sandwich if you don’t feel like the Best Burger in the county. Fab breakfast omelets!
(209) 728-0107
V Bistro & Bar
A casual European Style eatery that is lively and fun. The food is delicious with well priced small plates that appeal to everyone. Eat at the Bar or with your table full of friends. Enjoy elegant wines, microbrews and cocktail specials.
(209) 728-0107
V Restaurant & Bistro
V Restaurant's Chef Beverly creates elegant and exciting dishes using her farm to table philosophy and the best ingredients on the planet. Dinner and Sunday Brunch are Mediterranean-inspired and spectacular.

Tuolumne County

(209) 533-2600
Christopher’s Restorante Italiano
Wonderful food, wines and great service
(209) 532-7886
Columbia Candy Kitchen
Fine Confections
(209) 928-4689
Covers Apple Ranch
Family fun and great food
(209) 532-6661
Diamondback Grill & Wine Bar
Great hand-crafted food, fine wine & attentive service
(209) 588-0770
El Jardin
Very Good food and nice ambiance. We are transplants from an area with a great variety of Mexican food and this is as good as it gets. Margaritas are delish! This is a regular spot for us!
(209) 532-2272
Emberz is awesome with an amazing menu built around their wood fired oven and fun filled bar. Open lunch through dinner, the burgers and pizzas are to die for and served alongside beautiful meal size salads plus fresh seafood, chicken and steak entrees with handmade desserts. Great wine and cocktail menu.
(209) 536-4670
After walking around downtown Sonora looking for an affordable family restaurant, go to Europa in downtown Sonora. The service is great, the food is delicious and the history of the business is interesting. If you like yummy fresh salads, burgers and milkshakes with all homemade dressing and sauces eat here!
(209) 962-7704
Firefall Coffee Roasting Co.
Time for a coffee break? Or maybe just a great place to hang out? Firefall Coffee Roasting is dedicated to making your experience the best that it possibly can be with free wireless internet, DirectTV, and a comfortable lounge area in the warm and friendly atmosphere.
(209) 962-4000
Groveland Hotel - Cellar Door Restaurant
The Cellar Door Restaurant is a casual yet fine dining experience, with a full bar and Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence wine list. It is the perfect location for your Yosemite expedition in hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, playing golf or relaxing.
(209) 984-4583
Here’s the Scoop / Jamestown
ice cream, desserts, espresso, lunch
(209) 962-6455
Hotel Charlotte
Enjoy a wonderful escape at the Boutique Hotel Charlotte located at the gateway to Yosemite. Experience the rustic quirks of an old west, historic boutique hotel coupled with a wonderfully inviting Bistro and Bar. We call it the Nostalgic Old West with contemporary sensibilities with the ambiance and service that will leave you wanting more.
(209) 962-5947
Iron Door Saloon
Iron Door Saloon receives guests from all over the world, passing through on their way to Yosemite. Children are welcome to peruse the unique collection of artifacts and enjoy the children’s menu at the Iron Door Grill. The Saloon has live music every weekend of the year with a good variety of musical groups and styles and dancing is encouraged in this very fun historical setting.
(209) 533-4176
Jack Douglas Saloon
Beer, wine, sarsaparilla, sandwiches, live music in an authentic historic atmosphere.
(209) 962-4686
Mountain Sage Coffee
You haven’t lived till you taste the organic Coffee and Tea specialties at the newly renovated Mountain Sage Coffee Cafe. Oh and what about the Farm to Table salads, soups and homemade baked goods just like grandma made only better! Nestled in the Gardens where children love to play and their parents can relax. At Mountain Sage you can walk the beautiful Gardens that are alive with every color under the rainbow, browse through the Gallery, drink in the amazing photography of Robb Hirsch, listen to hand-picked live music with the nicest most fun people in the world, taste the amazing drinks and snacks while you sit in the shade. Mountain Sage is the BEST!
(209) 984-3446
National Hotel Jamestown
Features classic cuisine and gracious service in a lovely historic building with a vine covered patio. Fresh seafood, choice steaks, decadent desserts.
(209) 532-2438
Patty's Shack
Serves gourmet comfort food at its best. Here you’ll find traditional American specials such as Prime Rib for dinner, Philly steak sandwiches, house made soups and fresh Greek Salads for lunch…plus best breakfast on the planet!
(209) 928-9363
Seven Sisters
A five star restaurant in Black Oak Casino and the quality of the food is an excellent surprise. The service is good, the food fresh and well prepared. Seven Sisters is a class act and a great place for special occasions and vacations.
(209) 532-2355
Sonora Thai
authentic cuisine from Thailand – no reservation
(209) 586-2182
Villa D’oro
a true taste of the Mediterranean in Twain Harte
(209) 984-3998
Willow Steakhouse in Jamestown
The Willow Steakhouse celebrates its 150th year with a brand new renovation and the same old ghost! The atmosphere here is truly exciting as Chef/owner Roger Stevens takes back his kitchen to rave reviews. Families and groups welcome for lunch and dinner, plus cocktails and ghost stories in the beautiful historic bar.