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Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 4020
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 533-4420
Toll Free:
(800) 446-1333
Fax: (209) 533-0956

The Mother Lode offers a variety of places to enjoy a good meal...from fine dining to a quick deli, country cafe, and speciality foods.

Jamestown Columbia Downtown Sonora
East Sonora Groveland & Highway 120 Upper Highway 108


Historic National Hotel & Restaurant
77 Main Street
(209) 984-3446; (800) 894-3446
Highly acclaimed restaurant and original saloon, garden courtyard dining.
Here's the Scoop/Locals Make Good
18242 Main Street
(209) 984-4583
Old-fashioned ice cream, made-from-scratch pies, homemade soups. Unique gifts and souvenirs.
Kamm's Chinese Restaurant
18208 Main Street
(209) 984-3105
Gourmet Chinese cooking for over 30 years; Cantonese, Mandarin, and Szechuan styles. Lunch and dinner, Mon. - Sat.
18228 Main Street
(209) 984-4830
Full bar/espresso. Dine inside or outside. Pasta, pizza, aged beef, veal, chicken. Kids menu, casual dining.
Morelia Mexican Restaurant
18148 Main Street
(209) 984-1432
Traditional Mexican food served in a Victorian house. Lunch and dinner, beer, wine, and wine cocktails. Open daily.
Mother Lode Coffee Shop
18169 Main Street
(209) 984-3386
Breakfast served all day. All food from scratch. Open 7 days a week.
The Smoke Cafe
18191 Main Street
(209) 984-3733
Authentic fine Mexican Food, full-service bar, great Margaritas.
Willow Steakhouse & Saloon
Willow at Main Street
(209) 984-3998
Beef, seafood, and pasta. Lunch Monday - Friday, dinner Monday - Sunday.


Columbia Candy Kitchen, Inc.
22726 Main Street
(209) 532-7886
Brittles, hand-dipped chocolates, and assorted candies made by 4 generations of the Nelson family.
Columbia City Hotel Restaurant
Columbia State Historic Park
(209) 532-1479, (800) 532-1479
Seasonally inspired California menu, award-winning wine list
Gold Mine Winery
Old Stamp Mill Brewery & Crab Pot

22265 Parrots Ferry Rd.
(209) 532-3089
Free wine and beer tasting 7 days a week; live seafood and live music on weekends.
Lickskillet Cafe
11256 State Street
(209) 536-9599
Chicken, steak, fresh fish, and vegetarian dishes as well as specialties from around the world.
Sierra Gold Tea Co. & Fine Desserts
Columbia & State Streets
(209) 588-9370
Teas, light breakfasts, and homemade sweets.

Downtown Sonora

123 S. Washington Street
(209) 532-8332
Mexican food, lunch and dinner, full-service bar.
851 Sanguinetti Road
(209) 533-9670
Steaks, burgers, salads, full bar.
Banny's Cafe & Wine Bar
83 S. Stewart Street
(209) 533-4709
Innovative, moderately priced menu of regional contemporary cuisine. California wine list.
Gus's Steak House
1183 Mono Way
(209) 532-5190
Steaks, pasta, seafood, and house specialties. Dinner 7 days a week, lunch Mon. - Fri.
Heart Rock Cafe
1 S. Washington Street
(209) 533-1221
A variety of delicious soups, sandwiches, gourmet coffees, and ice cream at reasonable prices. Free concerts every Fri. and Sat. evening.
Main Street Sweets & Deli
28 S. Washington Street
(209) 984-3132
Old-fashioned candy store in the heart of historic Sonora.
Miner's Shack
157 S. Washington Street
(209) 532-5252
Over 35 different omelettes. Natural sandwiches, burgers, famous Miner's chicken. Open daily 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Outlaws BarBQ & Steakhouse
275 So. Washington Street
(209) 532-1227
BarBQ, Steaks, Seafood, Vegetarian, Espresso & Fruit Smoothies, Local Wines & full Bar
Open Tues. - Sun.
Pablito's Mexican Restaurant
126 S. Washington Street
(209) 533-1323
Authentic Mexican cuisine (no lard used), full-service bar with tequila and margaritas in 20 different flavors.
Round Table Pizza
154 W. Stockton Road
(209) 532-3443
Wide selection of pizza and great sandwiches. Great soup and salad bar. Local delivery.

East Sonora

Papa's New Roost
13494 Mono Way
(209) 536-0100
Breakfast and lunch served 7 days a week! Prime rib is our specialty.
The Peppery Gar & Brill
13299 Mono Way
(209) 533-9033
Wide selection of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, pasta, and dinners; 14 beers on tap.
The Pine Tree Restaurant
19601 Hess Avenue
(209) 536-6065
Family restaurant open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Full-service bar.
Round Table Pizza
13761-D Mono Way
(209) 532-1018
Wide selection of pizza and great sandwiches. Great soup and salad bar. Local delivery.

Groveland & Highway 120

Cafe Charlotte
18736 Highway 120
(209) 962-6455, (800) 961-7788
Mediterranean-esque menu features chicken, pasta, steaks, seafood, vegetarian choices, homemade desserts, and kids' selections.
Historic Iron Door Saloon
18763 Main Street
(209) 962-8904
Oldest saloon in California. Live music on weekends.
Pine Mountain Lake
Country Club Restaurant

19228 Pine Mountain Dr.
(209) 962-8600
Brunch and dinner Wed. - Sun., live music most Friday and Saturday evenings.
Victorian Room Restaurant
at the Groveland Hotel

18767 Highway 120
(209) 962-4000
Outstanding California cuisine featuring fresh local products. Award-winning wine list, garden courtyard.

Upper Highway 108

Andy's Mountain Grill & Deli
24542 Highway 108, Mi Wuk Village
(209) 586-2142
Hot and cold deli sandwiches, gourmet burgers, fresh-cut French fries, Philly cheesesteaks, fish and chips, beer, and wine.
Dardanelle Resort Store and Restaurant
East Highway 109, Dardanelle
(209) 965-4355
52 miles east of Sonora. Country store. Full menu. BBQ Saturday, breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Eproson House Restaurant
22930 Twain Harte Drive, Twain Harte
(209) 586-3700
Delicious California Cuisine in a beautiful atmosphere with full bar and dance floor.
Kennedy Meadows Resort,
Packstation, Store & Restaurant

Highway 108 at Kennedy Meadows, Sonora
(209) 965-3900, (209) 532-9663 (winter)
58 miles east of Sonora off Highway 108. Open May 10 - October 10.
Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 4020
Sonora, California 95370
(209) 533-4420 Toll Free: (800) 446-1333 Fax: (209) 533-0956
Email: tcvb@mlode.com Sonora, California Website

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