Five Great Spots for Outdoor Winter Dining In Truckee

Dining outdoors at Drunken Monkey

The stay at home order has been lifted for Truckee, and while we still need to be careful about Covid, I am so excited that outdoor dining is back! Outdoor dining is a great way to support the local community during this difficult time. Many of the restaurants in Truckee have gone out of their way to make comfortable spaces for dining outdoors in the winter. Below is a list of my favorite places I’ve been hitting up lately.

1. Moody’s
Moody’s Outdoor Stage

Best for: Fine dining and craft cocktails

Outdoor setup: Gorgeous outdoor stage with ample heaters, covered roof, and walls.

Dog friendly: No

2. FiftyFifty Brewery
Photo: @5050brewery

Best for: Burgers and craft beer

Outdoor setup: Newly added tent with ample heaters and a cozy atomosphere.

Dog friendly: Yes!

3. Drunken Monkey
Dining outdoors at Drunken Monkey

Best for: Date night sushi

Outdoor setup: Newly added tent with ample heaters.

Dog friendly: Yes!

4. Alibi Brewery
Alibi Truckee Beer Garden

Best for: Après beer and chili

Outdoor setup: Beer garden with a variety of tables and hanging heaters.

Dog friendly: No

5. Jax at the Tracks
Photo: @Jaxatthetracks

Best for: Brunch

Outdoor setup: Tented patio and standing heaters

Dog friendly: Yes!

Where else have you dined outdoors this winter in Truckee? Let me know in the comments πŸ™‚

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