5 Dunsmuir Restaurants to Satisfy Your Appetite

One of the most important aspects of any vacation is deciding where you and your family will be dining. Luckily for you, Dunsmuir, CA has a wide variety of incredible restaurants that you won’t find anywhere else. Just to help you get started, here are some of our favorite local Dunsmuir restaurants that are sure to delight your taste buds and challenge your palate.

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5 of Our Favorite Dunsmuir Restaurants

1. Dining Car Restaurant

Located in the Railroad Park Resort, the Dining Car Restaurant is one of the most unique restaurant experiences in the area!

The restaurant is built within a vintage railroad car used during the glory days of travel. Inside, you’ll find fascinating antique hand tools, photographs, and other memorabilia from the same era. You’ll also notice a hand built scale replica of the Southern Pacific Cascade above the bar, which once plied the rails between San Francisco and Portland.

Of course, the setting and decor is not the only thing that you’ll want to come to the Dining Car Restaurant for. The dinner menu boasts crave-worthy selections such as exquisite steaks, fresh seafood, chicken, pasta dishes, salads, and more.

The Dining Car Restaurant is open seven days a week during the spring, summer, and fall, and reservations are strongly recommended. Call us today at 530-235-4440 to book your table today!

2. YAKS on The 5

YAKS on the 5 in Dunsmuir, CA has been rated as one of the “Top 100 Restaurants in America,” and it’s for good reason! If you’re in the mood for a juicy artisan burger and an ice cold craft beer, this is the place to be. Plus, you won’t want to miss out on their world famous sticky buns!

3. The Wheelhouse

If you’d like to enjoy a delicious breakfast before embarking on a full day of Northern California adventures, then you may want to consider The Wheelhouse in Dunsmuir, CA.

Breakfast is served until 3 am and the menu also boasts organic, gluten-free, and vegan options. While you’re waiting for your food to arrive, pull out one of the restaurant’s board games and challenge your friends and family before your delicious breakfast arrives.

4. Dunsmuir Brewery Works

Since 2009, this Dunsmuir brewery has prepared both tasty food and refreshing craft beers right in-house.

The brewery is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday after Labor Day weekend and just before Memorial Day weekend. During the summer months, you can stop in for a memorable meal seven days a week.

Don’t forget to take advantage of of this Dunsmuir restaurant’s live music performances by up-and-coming regional musicians. 

5. Cafe Maddalena

If you’re in search of the perfect spot to treat your sweetheart to a romantic dinner, look no further than Cafe Maddalena in Dunsmuir, CA!

The menu at this quaint yet inviting eatery features fresh Mediterranean cuisine inspired by flavors from Spain, France, Italy, and North Africa. Selections also change seasonally since ingredients are locally sourced and imported, so you’ll easily be able to try something new each time you visit.

Eat Your Heart Out During Your Next Stay With Us at Railroad Park Resort

After dining in your favorite Dunsmuir restaurants, come back to our unique accommodations at the Railroad Park Resort for some well-deserved relaxation.

Our train-themed resort in Northern California offers lodging in authentic train cabooses, vintage cabins, and a campground! That way, you can choose the accommodation that is best suited to your needs and desires.

Plus, you’ll be located just steps from the Dining Car Restaurant and other resort amenities such as an outdoor pool (seasonal), hot tub, on-site gift shop, and more.

Book your next getaway with us today! We can’t wait to see you in Dunsmuir soon.