Meal Options

The Philosophy Café is located downstairs in the Main Lodge. Our gourmet organic cuisine is sure to please the palate and inspire the mind.

At the Philosophy Café, we believe in food. 

Reservations are not required. Prices range based on your order. Although we do serve meat and fish entrees, there is always a vegetarian/vegan option.

Philosophy Café Offerings
Fresh Salad Bar
Daily Entrée Specials
Homemade Soups
Delicious Desserts

Café Hours
Friday & Monday 
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sample Menu

Salad Bar includes items such as:
lettuce, quinoa salad, cheeses, various salad fixings, homemade dressings

Sample Entree Specials
Pan Seared Tri Tip – $21

Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes, Asparagus, Mint Pan Sauce

Pan Seared Tempeh – $19
Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes, Asparagus, Pineapple Tamari

If you prefer to cook your own meals, there are well equipped guest kitchens both at the Lodge & the Globe Hotel.


The Philosophy Café presents
Seasonal Harvest Feasts

September 20, 2018 & October 31, 2018

Feasts Include

Seasonally Inspired Starter Plate, Entree, Mocktails & Dessert

Celebrate the Harvest Season with gourmet dinner and drinks made from locally grown, seasonal ingredients from the Heart of Sierra Valley

Harvest Dinner Ticket – $45 (Includes a Three Hour Soak)

Register at Brown Paper Tickets here!


Local Options
There are three restaurants in Sierraville, including Smithneck Farms, for breakfast, coffee & lunch items, The Fork & Horn, for breakfast & lunch & Los Dos Hermanos, a highly recommended mexican restaurant. They are open for dinner until 8pm Tues-Sun.

The gas station in Sierraville carries an assortment of grocery items.

The nearest health food stores are:
Feather River Food Co-op in Portola, CA
or New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee, CA