If you’re in the mood for some craft beer paired with some expertly made pizza, pay a visit to Old Town Tap in Historic Downtown Truckee! This cute little Italian restaurant in Truckee is a great choice for those staying in Truckee, or for those who’d like to take a short scenic drive to experience the charm of downtown!
Delicious Pizza, Local Craft Beer, and California Wine at This Truckee Italian Restaurant
Described as a contemporary pizzeria, Old Town Tap prides itself on offering classic and modern dishes, inspired by local ingredients and prepared using tried-and-true techniques. In addition, this Truckee Italian restaurant offers 16 beer taps and 12 wine taps, chosen for their high-quality and taste, and their bartenders routinely spend all night creating new and inventive cocktails for the menu.
The atmosphere is cozy, with dark wood, brick, and white tiles and inviting lighting. When the weather is nice, you can take a seat on the patio and watch the bustle of downtown Truckee. Once you take a seat, you can begin with appetizers such as Fried Cheese Curds, with chinata honey and herbed buttermilk. Or try the Burrata, a flatbread fashioned with Moroccan chermoula, toasted pistachio, smoked sea salt. There’s also boards you can share with your table, like the Charcuterie Board, with assorted house made and curated meat, and the Cheese Board, with assorted cheeses, honeycomb, fresh fruit and jam. You’ll also find delights like Fried Brussel Sprouts and Meatballs, as well as their well-known Tomato Basil Soup.
Before you move onto the pizza, you’ll find a small selection of salads, as well as an oysters sold per unit. The pizza selection of this Italian restaurant in Truckee offers up classics like the Margherita, but the menu really shines with its original creations such as the Sausage and Kale, complete with mozzarella and goat cheese, lemon zest, and chili oil, or their Bacon and Eggs, with pancetta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese, chili oil, and arugula. Even their Mushroom pizza shines, made unique with the addition of gruyere cheese, thyme, and truffle oil.
You can find Old Town Tap in downtown Truckee, and they are open Monday-Wednesday 12 PM to 10 PM, Thursday-Friday 12 PM to 12 AM, Saturday from 11 AM to 12 AM, and Sunday 11 AM to 10 PM.
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