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 Menu


Bavarian Pretzel 12
Beer Cheese Fondue, Tahoe Cross IPA Mustard

Sweet Potato Fries 10
Cinnamon & Sugar

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites 10
Panko Breaded, Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, Ranch

Tahoe Loaf 16
Beer Cheese Fondue or Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip

Shrimp Ceviche 16
Shrimp in Fresh Lime Juice & Pico de Gallo,
Guacamole, House Tortilla Chips

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

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

Truffle Parmesan Fries 10


Add Chicken / Falafel 4
Add Salmon 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

Beets & Burrata 17.5
Roasted Red & Gold Beets, Arugula, Spinach, Quinoa, Toasted Almonds, Crostini, Champagne Vinaigrette

CW Poke Bowl 19
Ahi Tuna, Jasmine Rice, Cucumber, Carrot, Pickled Red Cabbage, Avocado, Green Onion, Edamame, Seaweed Salad, Pickled Ginger, Soy Vinaigrette, Spicy Mayo


Sandwiches Include Choice of French Fries, Macaroni Salad or Coleslaw
Sub Sweet Potato Fries, Truffle Parmesan Fries, Side Caesar or Side Chopped $3

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

Fried Chicken Sandwich 17
Bacon, Cayenne Honey, Provolone Cheese, House Slaw, Pickle, Spicy Mayo, Brioche Cross Bun

El Cubano 17.5
Mojo Braised Pork, Sliced Ham, Tahoe Cross IPA Mustard, Pickles, Swiss Cheese, French Roll


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

Summer Pasta 18 / Add Andouille or Chicken 22
Campanelle Pasta, Sundried Tomato Cream Sauce, Summer Veggie Blend, Garlic Bread

Seared Scottish Salmon 27
Summer Vegetables, Orzo, Lemon-Dijon Vinaigrette, Micro Greens, Citrus Buerre Blanc
Our sustainable salmon is raised off the coast of Scotland and cooked to Medium per our Chef’s recommendation.

St. Louis Style Ribs Rack 20/ Full 30
Pork Ribs, House BBQ Sauce, Coleslaw, Borracho Beans, Smashed Potatoes


GiGi’s Strawberry Shortcake 8
Sweet Golden Bundt, Fresh Strawberries, House Whipped 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


All craft cocktails can be prepared to order and taken to-go in a sealed container and must be ordered with a food item per California Code.
Must be 21 and have ID to purchase.

Garden Gimlet 11
Tanqueray Gin, Blackberry, Mint, Cucumber, Fresh Lime, Simple

I Carried a Watermelon Margarita 10
Mi Campo Blanco, Watermelon, Fresh Lime, Agave

El Camino 10
Milagro Silver, Fresh Lemon, Basil, Fresno Peppers

Tipsy Ricky 11
Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Malibu, Chambord, OJ, PIneapple, Meyers’s Dark Rum

Toledo Two Step 10
Apricot Infused Redemption Rye, Sage Simple, Fresh Lemon

Tea Time 10
House Infused Earl Grey Gin, Lavender Simple, Fresh Lemon


Works Mary 10
Tahoe Blue Vodka, CW’s Signature Bloody Mary Mix, Applewood Smoked Bacon (Try it with our house infused Bacon Jalapeno Vodka!)

CW Old Fashioned 11
Maker’s Mark, Regan’s Orange Bitters, Sugar, Orange, House made Bourbon Cherry
Feeling fruity? Try it with our house infused Apricot Redemption Rye!

Barrel Aged Manhattan 11
Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Martini Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, House Bourbon Cherry

Tipsy Ricky 11
Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Malibu, Chambord, OJ, PIneapple, Meyers’s Dark Rum

Toledo Two Step 10
Apricot Infused Redemption Rye, Sage Simple, Fresh Lemon

Tea Time 10
House Infused Earl Grey Gin, Lavender Simple, Fresh Lemon

Wild Mountain Mule 10
Tahoe Blue Vodka Or Bulleit Bourbon, Strawberry Shrub, Fresh Lime, Ginger Beer

Market Sangria 10
Cabernet Sauvignon, Korbel Brandy, Orange Liqueur, Pomegranate, Fresh Fruit

The Rita 10
Hornitos Reposado, Patron Citronge, Fresh Lime, Agave

CW Craft Brews

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