A good cup of coffee and tea can truly warm the heart, especially during your trip to beautiful Lake Tahoe. If you’re traveling through the Truckee area or checking into our beautiful mountain escape home Wander Tahoe Slopes, we're here to provide you with the best cafes to relax and enjoy a peaceful afternoon at.
Dark Horse Coffee Roasters
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Distance from Wander Home: 4.8 miles
Store Address: 10009 W River St Truckee, CA 96161
Contact Number: (530) 550-9239
This must-visit cafe has been one of the town's favorites since 2014. Dark Horse Coffee Roasters is known for its unique ambiance and the friendly communal space it provides for Southern Californians.
Open every day from 7 AM - 7 PM, they serve small-batch handcrafted coffee. If you like your coffee roasted, brewed, cold, French pressed, or pour-over, you will most likely come back to this spot for more.
Photo from Coffeebar Truckee’s Facebook Page
Distance from Wander Home: 4.9 miles
Store Address: 10120 Jibboom St Truckee, CA 96161
Contact Number: (530) 587-2000
From starting your morning right to ending the day with the perfect nightcap, Coffeebar has it all for you. Known for their radically-inclusive Italian cafe experience, they make sure to create a great community through their hospitality and dedication to local producers and artisans.
If you want to beat the morning traffic, they allow you to order ahead online which you can pick up later on with your Tesla that comes with every stay at Wander Tahoe Slopes.
Zuri Coffee Co.
Photo from Zuri Coffee Co.’s Facebook page
Distance from Wander Home: 5.6 miles
Store Address: 11357 Donner Pass Rd Ste G Truckee, CA 96161
Contact Number: (530) 536-5151
Start your day right with good coffee when you head over to Zuri Coffee Co. just a few miles away from your Wander home. This local coffee shop guarantees you the Zuri Coffee Experience: great baristas, great coffee, and great customers!
Besides their delicious and heart-warming beverages, they also offer a breakfast and lunch menu that’s open until 2:30 PM. This is definitely the place you want to eat at when you want to explore the Truckee area. They are open seven days a week from 6 AM - 4 PM, except for Sundays when they open at 7 AM and end at 4 PM.
Drink Coffee Do Stuff
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Miles from Wander Home: 4.9 miles
Store Address: 10115 Donner Pass Rd Truckee, CA 96161
Drink Coffee Do Stuff provides Truckee locals and tourists with a coffee roasting style that cannot be found anywhere else around Lake Tahoe. They practice altitude roasting at the high altitude of 6,000 feet, making sure that their coffee has an unparalleled sweetness for that unique experience only they can provide.
After hours of having fun in the snow, a Purple Haze Latte and warm Belgian waffles sound like the perfect pick-me-up combination for your stay. Chase that sweet high by driving over to their shop which is open from 7 in the morning, to 5 in the afternoon.
Photo from Pep’s Place website
Miles from Wander Home: 4.8 miles
Store Address: 6883 N Lake Blvd Ste D Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
Contact Number: (530) 553-1607
If you’re on the hunt for organic local products, Pep’s place is the way to go. Offering healthy and wholesome breakfast and lunches for people who are constantly on the go, this hearty cafe will make things quick and easy for you.
So if you’re staying in Lake Tahoe and have an itinerary full of hiking, sightseeing, skiing, and what have you, Pep’s Place is more than happy to assist you on your next adventure! Make sure to catch them during their openings from Fridays to Tuesdays at 8 AM - 2 PM.
Wild Cherries Coffee House
Photo from Wild Cherries Coffee House’s website
Miles from Wander Home: 28 miles
Store Address: 11429 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA 96161
Contact Number: 530-582-5602
Serving Truckee locals and tourists since 1998, Wild Cherries definitely knows a thing or two when it comes to providing excellent service, great coffee, and hearty meals. This European Style bakery will easily put a smile on your face with their locally roasted coffees and fresh homemade baked goods.
If you’re staying at Truckee, you would not want to miss the chance of sampling their European-style pastries. They are open every day to serve you from 6 AM - 4 PM.
Now that you've had your fill of Lake Tahoe coffee shops, you may want to hop on a 2-hour cruise with your family or perhaps enjoy some wine and cheese during sunset. Remember, our concierge desk is available 24/7 to help you make your vacation unforgettable!