Take out or dine at Cousin Jack Pasties! Their specialty is the Cornish pasty, known and loved throughout the world as a hearty baked turnover filled with generous portions of deliciously seasoned meat, poultry or veggies. All their pasties are made the old-fashioned way with diced fresh vegetables, quality cubed meats and no artificial additives or preservatives. Especially enticing is their light and flaky crust.
100 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley, CA • 530-272-9230 • Map It
Upon entering Diego’s restaurant, customers are greeted with the warmth, color, smells and sounds of Chilean culture. With the help of her mother-in-law, June Henriquez cooks the meals, her husband, Antonio, bakes all goods served, and June’s mother, Diane Robison does whatever else needs to be done. Robison’s 80-year-old mother, June, even helps bus tables on occasion. Then there is the restaurant’s namesake, the Henriquezes’ 5-year-old son, Diego. “For us, the restaurant is a blend of our cultures, just like our son,” June Henriquez said. The menu offers a fusion of Chilean and American tastes.
–217 Colfax Ave., Grass Valley, CA • 530-477-1460 • Map It
Kaido Sushi & Japanese Grill has quickly become a local favorite restaurant in historic downtown Grass Valley. Owner Kazu Mukai continues a long tradition of Japanese cuisine excellence and offers a unique blend of traditional and contemporary Japanese dishes prepared to perfection. Kaido Offers both sushi and tempura dishes and to enhance the authentic atmosphere while dining, Kazu, who collects popular old Japanese movies from 40-60 years ago shows them in the background for your added enjoyment.
–207 W. Main St. Grass Valley, CA • 530-274-0144 • Map It
Maria’s has been serving fresh Mexican food to loyal locals and visitors alike in Downtown Grass Valley since 1992. We pride ourselves on offering you a comfortable setting where you will enjoy our authentic Mexican cuisine. Our dishes are prepared fresh daily using family recipes created in Mexico and handed down through the generations. We feature daily specials (ask when you visit!) and host many fun and interesting events such as our Tequila Tasting Dinners where you can taste and learn about different tequilas while dining on a 6 course meal.
–226 East Main St., Grass Valley, CA • 530-274-2040 • Map It
Marshall’s Pasties is not your typical Deli, they only serve true Cornish pasties at their counter. You can get your order to go or to take upstairs to their seating area. Marshall’s Pasties are prepared and rolled by hand, seasoned deliciously and baked in their own kitchen. Marshall’s today, like the Cornish Women of old, pride themselves in the preparation and serving of this savory food just as they did to the miners long ago.
–203 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA • 530-272-2844 • Map It