Tahoe Cold Water Brewery & Grill Menu

Food for the whole family! All of our creative and seasonal menu items are created daily in our scratch kitchen and available for dining on our outdoor patios or take out.

Complete your Cold Water meal with hand crafted cocktails or freshly canned CW craft beer! We’re a one-stop shop for a fantastic feast!

Hours: Open Daily 11:00 am to 9:00 pm

Brewery & Grill Phone: (530)544-4677

– A $1 service charge will be added to all To Go orders.

– All mixed cocktails /  craft cocktails must be ordered with food per California Code. Must be 21 and have ID to purchase.

Cold Water Brewery & Grill Dinner Menu


Bavarian Pretzel 12
Beer Cheese Fondue, Tahoe Cross IPA Mustard

Truffle Parmesan Fries 10

Sweet Potato Fries 10
Cinnamon & Sugar

Kimchee Shishito Peppers 10
Gojuchang Spicy Mayo

Tahoe Loaf 16
Beer Cheese Fondue or Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip

Dry Rub Chicken Wings 16.5
1 lb of Wings tossed in our House Dry Rub.
Served with Fresh Limes

Elote Dip 10
Roasted Corn, Green Chiles, Cotija Cheese, Housemade Tortilla Chips

Brewpub Board 18
CW Smashed Potatoes, Hatch Chili Cheese Sauce, Tahoe Cross IPA Mustard, Local Smoked Sausage, Fried Brussels, Housemade Pickles

Round of Beers for the Kitchen 10
We Like Beer, Too!


Add Chicken / Falafel 4
Add Salmon / Steak 7
All of our dressings are made fresh and are gluten free

South Lake Caesar 14 / Side 8
Organic Baby Kale, Romaine, Sourdough Crouton Crumble, Parmesan Cheese, Caesar Dressing

Chopped Salad 16 / Side 9
Romaine, Bacon, Egg, Pickled Onion, Tomato, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Country Crouton, Ranch Dressing

G.O.A.T Beet Salad 17.5
Beet Salad Roasted Red & Matchstick Gold Beets, Arugula, Spinach, Tri-Color Quinoa, Crostini, Orange-Sherry Vinaigrette, Pistachio Goat Cheese


CW Ramen Bowl 20
Torched Chasu Pork, Mushroom, Pickled Cabbage, DaikonRadish, Scallion Egg, Tonkatsu Broth, Ramen Noodle

Soup of the Day Cup 5 / Bowl 8

CW Tri-Tip Chili Cup 6 / Bowl 10
Loaded (Cheese, Sour Cream, Onions) add $1.50
Add Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread $2


Burgers, Fish & Chips Include a Cup of Soup, French Fries or Coleslaw
Sub Sweet Potato Fries, Truffle Parmesan Fries, Side Caesar or Side Chopped $3

CW Burger 17.5
Applewood Smoked Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, American Cheese, Brioche Bun, Housemade Pickle Spear
(Sub G.F. Bun $2)

Falafel Burger 16
Falafel Patty, Tomato Jam, Feta Tzatziki, Arugula, Brioche Bun

Veggie Rice Bowl 16 / Add Chicken 18
Wild Rice, CW Veggie Blend, Mushrooms, Edamame, Tamari Sweet Chili Sauce, Cashews, Sesame Seeds

Fish and Chips 18
Alaskan Cod, Mr. Toad’s Wild Rye Beer Batter, French Fries, House Tartar Sauce

Fish Tacos (2) 17.5
Blackened Alaskan Cod, Black Bean Puree, Pickled Red Cabbage, Kiwi Jalapeno Salsa, Pineapple Pico, Corn Tortillas. Served with a side of Mexican Street Corn

Pasta Bolognese 22
Pappardelle Pasta, Pork & Beef, Fresh Tomato, Basil Gremolata, Garlic Bread

CW Winter Curry 18
Chicken, Yellow Curry, Potato, Chickpea, Carrot,Onion, Jasmine Rice, Naan


Short Rib 18
Braised Beef Short Rib, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Heirloom Carrots, Green Beans, Dark Cherry Demi-glace

Ribeye 34
14oz Certified Angus Beef®, Confit Potatoes,Broccolini, Roasted Tomato, Compound Butter

St. Louis Style Ribs Rack 22/ Full 32
CW Black Pepper Porter Braised Pork Ribs, Baked Beans, CW Smashed Potatoes, Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread

Salmon 27
Ras el hanout & Pistachio Crust, Butternut Squash, Zucchini, Carrot, Dried Cherries, Golden Raisins,
Tri-Color Quinoa, Kombucha Buerre Blanc, Indgenous Farms Micro Greens


GiGi’s Nutella Cheesecake Parfait 9
Oreo Crumble, Fresh Whipped Cream

Apple Kuchen 8
Granny Smith Apple Cake, Cinnamon Struesel, Caramel Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream

Guests with special dietary restrictions, please contact the manager
Consuming raw, uncooked meats, poultry, fish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness


Cold Water Brewery is an all grain brewing operation hand-crafting each of our distinct beers on site.
Must be 21 and have ID to purchase.

Tahoe Cross IPA
Our big, dank, hoppy IPA has a golden color, lots of malty sweetness and is loaded with an insane amount of hops per barrel.
ABV 7.2% IBU High

Hey, Girl Hey! Double IPA
Our Pink Boots special blend, made with Centennial, Mosaic and Citra hops. A golden, aromatic, easy to drink IPA, with a kick.
ABV 8.2% IBU High

Stillwater Stout
Black Ale loaded with black, caramel, and chocolate malts. Balanced with a generous amount of Northwestern hops.
ABV 6.2% IBU Medium

Preachers Pale Ale
Cascade and Chinook hops combine with domestic two row barley to make a perfect balance of flavor.
ABV 5.0% IBU Medium

Never the Same Session IPA
Our rotating Session IPA Series, every beer is a unique blend of malt and hops!
ABV 5.0% IBU Medium

Freel Good IPA
Citrus, Mango and Passion Fruit flavors combine with big malt backbone making a complex and delicious beer.
ABV 6.7% IBU High

Waterhouse Wheat
Our Bavarian wheat ale, with 40% wheat malt blended with a domestic two row barley, German Noble hops and Bavarian Yeast.
ABV 5.0% IBU Low

Mr. Toads Wild Rye
A light amber colored beer with a touch of rye. Mr. Toads is malt forward with grassy flavors, a hint of spice and medium hop.
ABV 5.2% IBU Low

Knock ‘Em Dead Red Ale
A light bodied red, malty and crisp, with a light ruby color, and a mild dry hop finish.
ABV 6.0% IBU Medium

By Dads 4 Dads American Ale
Tastes like beer! Our American Ale is light, crisp and easy to drink. This beer reminds us of Saturdays with Dad, of when beer was beer.
ABV 4.5% IBU Low

Light in the Lederhosen Kölsch
Our take on the top-fermented German classic has all of the character of the traditional garments it’s named for.
ABV 5.0% IBU Low

“Just So You Know” 1516 Lager
A traditional German style beer, light and refreshing with a slightly hoppy finish.
ABV 5.2% IBU Low