This little valley offers surprisingly diverse culinary choices, including outdoor cafés, fine restaurants, Mexican and Italian menus, and a bakery with pastries and coffee to die for. Keep in mind that many of these dining establishments are seasonal, with peak operating times in the summer months, so check their websites or call ahead if you’re visiting in the off-season.

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    Sierra Rizing Bakery, Catering & Coffee House

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner fare with locally roasted coffee, fresh baked goods, soups, salads, pastas, pot pies and more. Enjoy daily dinner specials, fine desserts and espresso well into the evening.  Open daily year round. 530-642-1308

  • Argonaut Farm to Fork Cafe
    Argonaut Farm to Fork Café

    A cozy, riverfront restaurant located right in the gold discovery park. Open everyday for breakfast & lunch, featuring an organic and locally sourced menu. Full espresso bar serving Sacramento’s own Temple coffee! Catering available. 530-626-7345

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    Café Mahjaic

    Dinners at Café Mahjaic are New American, a mixture of all ethnic backgrounds. All foods, sauces and breads made from scratch using naturally raised organic meats and grains. Daily specials. Restaurant now open Wed. – Sun. 530-622-9587

  • Camp-Lotus
    Camp Lotus Deli

    Deli with great coffee, fresh baked goods and sandwiches, and outstanding drink selections. Open 8-5 daily from Memorial Day-Labor Day. (530) 622-8672

  • Taqueria Aguas Blancas & General Store

    Authentic Taqueria and store with fresh produce, local beer and wine, camp supplies and river gear. (530) 622-1585, (530) 622-1581

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    Squallys on the River

    Squallys on the River, where you are family.  Pizza, BBQ and salads.  A destination on our beautiful South Fork American River next to Lotus bridge.  Giving something special back, we source from local farms, orchards, breweries, wineries and ranches.

  • Coloma Club Café

    Café open 6:30 a.m. Full bar, live music every weekend. Garden available for private parties 530-626-6390

  • Home on the Grange Café

    Casual family friendly lunch & snack shop located in the heart of Coloma. teal@sierrarizing.com (530) 642-5830

  • Take A Bite of Coloma Deli

    Burgers, cheesesteaks, sandwiches and daily specials. Located inside the Chevron Gas Station. (530) 642-8482

  • Marco's Café - Great outdoor Summer dining experience serving Roman style pizza, salad, curry, rice bowls, local beer and wine. 530-642-2025
  • River Shack - Deli & Pub offers great sandwiches, salads and microbrews. Indoor and patio dining. 530-626-1334
  • Riyo Yogurt - Open seasonally and serving up frozen yogurt and all the fixins to help you cool off on a hot day! riyoyogurt@gmail.com (530) 919-4793