Evergreen Restaurant

Classic mountain cuisine with a California twist

2021 Travelers' Choice Tripadvisor

Great food in a variety of settings

Our restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. Choose from our cozy dining room, big timber front porch, classic tavern or open-air covered and heated patio overlooking the main plaza and surrounding woods. For reservations, please scroll to the bottom of the page, call us at (209) 379-2606 or email your request to our team at dining@evergreenlodge.com and we’ll be happy to help.


Served 7:00am – 10:30am daily

Get your day started with our scrumptious full-service breakfast and a freshly brewed cup of local roaster Milone Coffee & Tea’s coffee available in the main dining room. We’ve got everything from Fresh Buttermilk Pancakes to Steelhead Trout Gravlax. Check out our full breakfast menu. You can also book a Bed & Breakfast package for convenience and value.

If you’re in more of a rush, you can just pop into our General Store for latte’s, freshly made breakfast items, and trail supplies.


Served 12:00pm – 3:00pm daily

Lunch is available in the tavern and open-air covered patio (seasonally). Whether you want to keep it light and simple with a homemade Caesar salad or try something new and hearty like our House Made Elk Chili, you will find something to satisfy every taste on our lunch menu.

On the run to your next adventure? Trail-ready sandwiches, salads, and desserts are made fresh daily for pick up at the General Store. Plenty of snacks and drinks are also ready to throw in your backpack on your way out to explore.


Served 5:00pm – 9:00pm in winter, 5:30pm – 10:00pm in summer

Dinner at the Evergreen is available in the main dining room, tavern, open-air covered patio, and seasonally on the lodge front porch. Crowd pleasers such as burgers, steaks, and seafood share the stage with some of the Chef’s innovative seasonal items. Make sure to direct your little adventurer to our Kids Menu, sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters!

Our wine list focuses on affordable yet superb wines from California as well as select choices from other areas of the world. Many wines are available by the glass and our reserve list is strong enough to satisfy more demanding palates.


Choose from a wide selection of beer, wine and spirits

We offer 10 beers on tap and our friendly, knowledgeable bartenders can mix up your favorite cocktail or one of our specialty drink menu. They can also help you choose from our excellent selection of whiskey, scotch, and tequila. Children can choose from our yummy mocktails, as well.

We take pride in serving great wine, and our wine list receives rave reviews. It focuses on affordable, yet superb wines from California, as well as select choices from other areas of the world.

Note that our menus change often to incorporate the finest available seasonal, local, organic and sustainable ingredients, so check with the restaurant to see what’s on the menu during your visit!