The ambiance is very cozy and welcoming and the menu is authentic Italian!
–124 Bank Street, Grass Valley, CA 530-273-3555 • Map It
Serving sashimi, nigiri sushi, sushi rolls, special dishes, soups, appetizers, and sake in downtown Grass Valley.
149 S Auburn St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 | Map It | (530) 615-4613
Brew baker’s a family café.
Whatever the occasion birthdays, get togethers, weddings, holidays, you name it, you can always count on having fresh, homemade goods such as fresh out of the oven scones, cookies, cupcakes and much more! This is what Brew Bakers is all about. Brew bakers will always offer the finest and freshest ingredients. Not only will the fresh aromas entice you through the door, Brew Bakers will be proudly serving the finest of coffee – Temple. Temple coffee, based in Sacramento has achieved many awards and accolades. Brew Bakers is honored and excited to be partnered with such a leader in the coffee industry. Staff at Brew Bakers are trained to be the best barristers possible. Every poured, steamed, or blended drink will be passionately delivered for every customer.
As soon as you walk through Brew Bakers door, expect to experience, speciality coffees, yummy baked goods and dedicated family behind it all.
“Sweet treats, paired with fine coffee will brew you away!”
209 West Main st., Grass Valley, CA 95945 Map It | 530-272-7168
Carolines Coffee Roasters not only offers fabulous coffee but come in and try our diverse selection of bagged and whole leaf teas from all over the world. We also offer a delicious menu of breakfast and lunch items, plenty of goodies too! All our food is made fresh every morning, and drinks are made when you call in. We deliver to downtown businesses at no charge. The food is subject to availability, but if you call early we’ll try to satisfy any request.
–128 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley, CA • 530-273-6424 • Map It
Charlie’s Café is a cafe that is like no other. Start with a chef that has been culinary school trained and takes great pride in all that he creates. All their food from hand cut rib-eye steaks, thick-sliced ham, linguica, fresh cooked breakfast potatoes, to award winning biscuits & gravy, malted waffles, pancakes, burgers, hot & cold sandwiches, fresh grilled chicken, homemade soups and fresh salads, are prepared daily so every ingredient is of the highest quality. The coffee is freshly ground and they serve local wine and ice cold beer. So come by and say “Hi” to Charlie and hang out where the locals like to come.
–145 So. Auburn St. Grass Valley, CA • 530-274-1839 • Map It
Cirino’s At Main Street is a restaurant that blends families, friends, locals and tourists alike, creating either a casual or fine-dining experience…it’s up to you and there-in, lies its beauty. A separate bar offers an extension of the restaurant menu, as well as a Tapas menu. Small-plate dishes are a perfect accompaniment with a cold beer, a glass of wine or the famous Cirino Bloody Mary. The bar draws a multitude of local patrons as well as those who are simply passing through, and has been dubbed “the place to be” for many of the locals here in Nevada County. Come on in and you will see why.
–213 W. Main Street, Grass Valley, CA • 530-477-6000 • Map It
Rather than baking with the commercial methods using manufactured mixes and artificial flavorings, Flour Garden Bakery bakes with a special blend of classical European style and a Californian’s awareness of how our foods influence our health. Starting with the best ingredients and using labor-intensive methods we create fine, handcrafted breads, croissants, muffins, scones, danish, bagels, cakes and pies daily. We can custom-make your Birthday or Wedding cake. We believe our long success is a result of providing great value and great service to our customers.
—999 Sutton Way, Grass Valley, CA • 530-272-2043 • Map It
—109 Neal Street, Grass Valley, CA • 530-477-2253 • Map It
100 S Auburn St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 | (530) 802-5202 | 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
Lazy Dog Chocolateria is owned and operated by Paula Newman and is proud to produce and carry hand-crafted artisan chocolates using the best Ambrosia chocolate combined with the finest ingredients available. They also serve premium Gunther’s ice cream and award-winning “The latest Scoop” Italian gelato. All set in an amazing space that highlights Grass Valley’s historic gold rush style architecture.
–111 Mill Street, Grass Valley, CA • 530-274-0774 • 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
Mezé is a Middle Eastern Eatery offering conscious, healthy, organic and simple food, a casual and warm atmosphere, ordering convenience, excellent customer service and attention to detail. A meze is a big part of the dining experience in Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Arab countries. The word meze means taste and/or snack. Mezes create wonderful social occasions as they encourage diners to share, talk, and make contact. These dishes are traditionally eaten with the fingers and scooped up with pieces of bread. Our food is organic and non-GMO.
106 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 | (530) 205-9679 | Map it
Jose “Pepe” Diaz and his wife Wendy Pineda opened Pepe’s Cafe at the end of 2023 and bring to public their background in the restaurant business and their culture flavors to broaden popular cuisine favorites such as huevos rancheros and burgers. Try their Jalapeño popper burger for starters! They serve breakfast and lunch.
–110 Mill Street, Grass Valley, CA • 530-446-6329 • Map It
At Pete’s Pizza, all of our pizzas are handrolled and then baked in our stone ovens — no conveyors here! We offer pizza by the slice. We stay open until 11pm on the weekends (midnight in Spring/Summer!). We use Giusto’s Flour from San Francisco in our homemade dough. We have Auburn Alehouse Fool’s Gold and Gold Digger on draft. We have super fresh salad dressings that are homemade! We use Shaft Bleu Cheese in our amazing homemade Bleu Cheese Dressing. We love Nevada County and are grateful for all of our loyal customers!
114 W. Main Street, Grass Valley, CA • 530-274-9600 • Map It
To know Sergio and Lena Martignago is to love them – or so say their long time customers. Martignago’s appreciation for food from around the world started with his parents, who moved from Italy to Argentina after world war II. He and Lena, who is originally from Russia, go back every few years to visit Sergio’s parents. The couple was married in 2002 and opened Sergio’s soon after. Now their vision of opening a modest restaurant with affordable, good food has far exceeded their initial goal, Sergio said, and his customers couldn’t be more supportive.“I’ve always loved sharing my passion for food with my customers” Martignago said. That’s why their new and expanded Sergio’s, has been met with collective enthusiasm. “It’s exciting to now be able to do that and so much more”. So stop by and see what all the buzz is about and I can promise, you will not be disappointed!
–109 Mill Street, Grass Valley, CA • 530-273-3555 • Map It
The Sourdough & Co. trademark of quality starts with our signature sourdough bread. A Bread with Beneﬁts! What you add next makes it special for you and our customers become part of our story. Top quality pastrami, roast beef, premium turkey and chicken, sliced thin and laid thick on every sandwich. Crisp, fresh, produce for every sandwich and salad and warm, savory premium-quality soups, especially good in our Sourdough & Co. bread bowl. At Sourdough & Co. you’ll always receive friendly, accommodating service. We are here to serve our patrons with the best of product, service, and attitude that will invite you back again and again
121 Neal St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 | (530) 537-3200 | Map it
Over the last 10 years, George & Suzie have bought several restaurants, some they’ve kept, some they’ve sold, but one concept is here to stay, South Pine Café. Their idea was to create a restaurant that would appeal to any type of clientele, from the biscuit and gravy connoisseur to the vegan, and anyone in between; the result is an eclectic array of specialty items that attract a very diverse mix of diners. With 10 years of testing, adjusting, changing, tweaking and perfecting, they’ve built two thriving South Pine Café locations in Grass Valley and Nevada City.
–102 N. Richardson St. Grass Valley, CA • 530-274-0261 • Map It
Tao Te Cafe is perfect for day or evening events such as meetings, gatherings, conferences, and celebrations by organizations and individuals aligned with the health and harmony-focused mission and vision of our non-profit Lifelong Health Inc. Tao Te Café is located in the Old Union Building in downtown Grass Valley. The Union Building is a beautiful historic townsite established in 1892 and used to be home to the Union Newspaper and printing press. The building is all brick with post-and-beam construction and vaulted ceilings, with a skylight and rounded windows. It has 7,000 square feet and two levels, with entrances on both Mill St and South Auburn Street. The floating bamboo floors and open floor plan bring a spacious and inspiring environment for health, the arts, education, and fun. There are 3 renovated bathrooms with zen vessel sinks and a clean, modern-meets-ancient atmosphere. The lower level has a tea house, bar, and restaurant with a comfortable lounge for gathering. There is a full sound system and high-speed internet throughout the building.
151 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 |(530) 477-0677 | Map it
Taste of Thai is a family-owned chain of restaurants with more than two decades of experience in Northern California. Since we opened our doors for the first time in Downtown Sacramento over a decade ago, we have been very proud to serve and have been part of the community. We sincerely thank you for your patronage. At Taste of Thai, we serve delicious Thai food in a friendly atmosphere. We want to make you feel welcome with Thai hospitality and treat you with great tasting food. Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes to maintain freshness of the ingredients. Strong aromatic herbs and spices not only add to the sumptuous tastes of the food but also have high nutritional benefits. A wide variety of our dishes are sure to satisfy almost all of your cravings whether you are novice or veterans to Thai Food.
4704, 204 W Main St #103, Grass Valley, CA 95945 | (530) 274-2968 | Map it
Located in the Historic District of Downtown Grass Valley, across the street from the City Hall. We host parties and events of all sizes both public and private in our large Venue. The playful menu takes a global approach to shareable plates, Fusion Tapas. The bar offers spirited craft cocktails, regional wines and California Microbrews.
Tofanelli’s is owned by a third-generation restaurant family that has opened 15 very successful restaurants in California, Oregon and Nevada. Most famous were the Golden Egg Omelet House restaurants, with an incredible array of 101 omelets that have been featured on television and copied internationally. Tofanelli’s introduced that same award-winning breakfast menu featuring the 101 omelets in 2006 and its popularity has grown rapidly throughout the Gold Country foothills since.
–302 W. Main St., Grass Valley, CA • 530-272-1468 • Map It