Like most other services along Highway 50 leading up to Echo Summit, most of the businesses are found in the vicinity of Pollock Pines and then again around South Lake Tahoe. In between are a few great little places worth visiting.
6524 Pony Express Trail, Pollock Pines, CA
Mexican cuisine Los Hermanos
6401 Pony Express Trail, Pollock Pines, CA
Steals and ribs and more
6454 Pony Express Trail #37, Pollock Pines, CA
A local favorite breakfast stop
6530 Pony Express Trail, Pollock Pines, CA (530) 644-2244
7720 Highway 50, three miles east of Pollock Pines
Restaurant and gas station
6396 Pony Express Trail, Pollock Pines, CA (530) 644-3448 - Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Casual dining, lunch, and dinner.
13220 Highway 50, Kyburz, CA (530) 293-3511
17510 Highway 50, Strawberry, CA
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner; bar
Restaurants only open in the winter and spring during the ski season.
Sierra at Tahoe Restaurants
Mama's Kitchen: Complete breakfast menu, lunch soups, chowder, chili, and much more
Java Junction: Specialty coffees, bagels, and more
Sierra Pub & Deli: Wine and spirits, clam chowder, paninis, salads, specialty sandwiches
Aspen Cafe: Burgers, hot dogs
Tiki Bar and Grill: Steak sandwich, pulled pork, ribs, great drinks
Happy Hippie: Wraps, hummus, sandwiches, soups, and more
Smokehouse BBQ: Located inside Grandview Lodge - BBQ favorites, pulled pork, ribs, and more
Baja Grill: Located at the bottom of West Bowl - Tacos, quesadillas, burritos
9900 Echo Lakes Road, Echo Lake, CA
(530) 659-7207 (8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, summer only)
Echo Lakes Chalet
Soda Fountain and Deli. The Deli makes sandwiches to order during midday hours.