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.

  • 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
  • Gorilla Rock Tacos
    Open for lunch and dinner, family oriented with a large patio. Fresh locally sourced ingredients with gift shop and snack items. Local wines/over 150 different beers & 16 local taps.
  • Sierra Rizing Bakery, Catering & Coffee House
    Open year round, 7 days a week. Enjoy breakfast and lunch well into the afternoon. Featuring Locally Roasted coffee, espresso drinks, beer & wine, freshly baked pastries and a wide verity of homemade desserts. Catering available. 530-642-1308
  • Squallys on the River
    Where you are family. Pizza, BBQ, Salads and more. Large groups/events welcomed. Located in River Park Village next to the 49 bridge. Open 11am-9pm Wednesday – Monday. Closed on Tuesday  530-622-1213
  • 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
  • The Lotus Pub
    Open Wednesday-Saturday at 4pm. Outdoor setting in the spring/summer. Beer and Wine. No reservations needed. 530-642-2114
  • Rise Up General Store & Deli
    Wholesome breakfast and lunches made fresh to order. Enjoy ice cream, smoothies, local beer and wine. Missing something? We are a General Market with Camping & River supplies. Pre Orders Welcome. 530-852-7898
  • American River Pizza and Grill
    Family friendly dining, Patio-Pet Friendly-seating. Always fresh salad bar. Original Cool Deli menu “Baked Goods”. Longtime popular destination for hungry visitors. Serving Lunch & Dinner 7 days a week 11am – 8:30pm and  Breakfast Friday-Monday 7am – 11:00am. 530-887-1969
  • River Park Village & Mini Storage
    ARRA, Bookkeepers, Bakery-Cafe, Coloma Shuttle, Garden Center, Gym, Hotshots Images, Mini Storage, Post Office, Rafting, Restaurants, Salon and Yogurt. Retail space available. 530-320-8856
  • Riyo Yogurt - (530) 919-4793
  • Coloma Club Café
    Café open 6:30 a.m. Full bar, live music every weekend. Garden available for private parties 530-626-6390
  • River Shack - 530-626-1334
  • Marco's Café - 530-642-2025
  • Take A Bite Deli - (530) 642-8482