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.

Café Hours
Friday through Monday
(closed Tuesday – Thursday)
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday 

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Fall/Winter Menu

For Sharing

Marinated Olives
Orange, Thyme, Garlic, Olive Oil – 5 (GF, V)

Roasted Almonds Rosemary, Smoked Sea Salt, Smoked Paprika – 4 (GF, V)

Raw Garden Vegetables Carrots, Cucumber, Celery, Radish, Ranch – 12 (GF)

Warm Naan or GF Bread Whipped Goat Cheese, Spinach Artichoke Salad – 7



Mixed Greens Radish, Grape Tomatoes, Fresh Herbs, Oil & Vinegar – 8 (GF, V)

Kale Shredded Carrots, Sunflower & Pumpkin Seeds, Tahini – 10 (GF, V)

Arugula Shaved Fennel and Radish, Grapefruit, Avocado, Lemon – 12 (GF, V)

Farmers Cheese & Pear Mixed Greens, Candied Pecans, Pomegranate, Maple-Mustard Dressing – 12 (GF)

Soups du Jour
Cup – 6
Bowl – 8

Desserts Du Jour – 7

Daily Entrees

Quinoa Bowl Sweet Corn, Yams, Black Beans, Jicama, Tomatoes,
Avocadoes, Shishitos, Chimichurri – 12 (GF, V)  

Basmati Rice Bowl Kimchee, Snap Peas, Wakame,
Pickled Carrot, Umeboshi-Wasabi Dressing – 13 (GF, V)  

Add Ons
Seared Ahi – 9,
Shrimp Sautee – 8
Fried Eggs – 2

Chicken Tikka Masala
Brown Basmati, Eggplant, Spinach, Peas, Naan, Cranberry Chutney, Cucumber Mint Salad – 21 (GF)  

Tofu Tikka Masala
Brown Basmati Rice, Eggplant, Spinach, Peas, Naan, Cranberry Chutney, Cucumber Mint Salad – 18 (GF, V)  



Daily Entrees

Oven Seared Coho Salmon
Roasted Fingerlings, Parsnips, Brussels, Citrus-Olive Vinaigrette – 22 (GF)

Cannellini & Beet Fritter
Roasted Fingerlings, Parsnips, Brussels, Citrus-Olive Vinaigrette – 18 (GF, V)

NY Strip Steak Stroganov
Egg Noodle, Forest Mushrooms, Local Greens, Paprika-Onion Gravy, Dill Sour Cream – 21 

Braised Beluga Lentils
Savory Steel Cut Oats, Forest Mushrooms, Local Greens, Paprika-Onion Gravy, Dill  Cashew Cream – 18 (GF, V)

Shrimp Saute
Local Winter Squash Polenta, Chard, Black Bean Pico – 20 (GF)

Black Bean Pico
Local Winter Squash Polenta, Chard – 17 (GF, V)

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

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