About 1862 David Walley's Restaurant and Saloon
Nestled in the Sierra Mountain Valley, with a 360 degree view of the majestic Sierra Mountain range, 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort, Spa, Restaurant & Saloon is just minutes from world-class Skiing. At our newly remodeled 1862 Restaurant & Saloon you can enjoy a casual fine dining adventure while you entertain your palette with gourmet wild game or fresh seafood. Recently honored with the "Award of Excellence" by Wine Spectator Magazine, you will find the finest selection of wines in our region. Your hunger will be demolished with ample portions for every meal of the day. After dining, enjoy a cocktail and live music in this historic landmark and create a legacy of your own.
American, Steak, Wild Game
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast and Lunch: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm Mon. - Wed.
7:30 am - 5:30 pm Thurs. - Sun.
1862 David Walley's Restaurant and Saloon
Dinner: Daily: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Sunset Special 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Happy Hour Daily: 4:30 - 6pm
395 & 206
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Friday & Saturday Live Music!
Private Party Facilities:
1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort & Spa provides the perfect venue for your wedding. We are open year-round, providing the highest quality customer service for each event. We lead our industry with innovative event services, demanding our staff and all our vendors abide by the highest principles of ethics and professionalism. We do all this to support you in creating the wedding / Special event of your dreams. Over the last 150 years, 1862 David Walley's Hot Springs Resort and Spa has hosted thousands of weddings and events for people from all walks of life. In doing so, we personalized each event. You'll find options to customize any facet of your event. Whether it is incorporating family traditions, or selecting the perfect wine. Whatever your preference, we are happy to personalize any aspect of your special day.
Private Party Contact:
Marie Stokes: 775-309-4561
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
1862 David Walley's Restaurant and Saloon Ratings and Reviews
Very good food, albeit regret I ordered ...
Very good food, albeit regret I ordered a tricked out "Jamaican" salmon and should have stuck with simple grilled because it was cooked to perfection. Steaks are highest quality, but they need stick-ins to separate degrees of cooking. Salads well prepared and the food is a reasonable value for a restaurant in this class. Will return.
Three of us had Prim Rib which was good ...
Three of us had Prim Rib which was good but the potatoes where salty and none of us ate them. Do not order the onion soup as all it has is broth no onions in it. The croton on top was so hard you had to use a knife to eat it yuk! Desert was the best taramasu good and so I as the crem brûlée
We were very pleased with the selection ...
We were very pleased with the selection and quality of the food choices. We had the Prix Fixe - the salad/soup options were fresh and lettuces were crisp and flavorful. The salmon was topped with a delightful sauce and the sirloin crusted sirloin was cooked perfectly. The garlic mashed potatoes were very complimentary but the cilantro and black bean rice that accompanied the salmon lacked flavor and needed more of the cilantro zest. We never made it around to eating the dessert as we were stuffed from the main course but the options looked tasty.
One of our favorite local restaurants. ...
One of our favorite local restaurants. Went for our anniversary and were not disappointed. Prix fixe menu is a good value. Decent wine list. Crab and tuna tartare appetizer rocked! Enjoyed Kyle as a server. Thanks for another great meal!
Great meal to cap off a day in the geoth ...
Great meal to cap off a day in the geothermal hot springs at this property. We ordered from the prix fixe menu and were pleasantly surprised. The salads were creative and flavorful. The entrees were culinary inspired and presentation was excellent. Dessert selection was broad and service was very friendly and prompt.
Great excursion from Lake Tahoe.
Had dinner with 3 other people. Two enj ...
Had dinner with 3 other people. Two enjoyed their meals. One had a pork dish and one prime rib. My husband's was "okay." I had a tasteless spinach salad and a calamari appetizer that was so salty, it was not eatable. Even though I left most of it on my plate, the waiter never asked if there was anything wrong with it. Perhaps I just ordered the wrong thing, but I think the waiter could have been more observant and offered me something else.
I really enjoyed the waitress and food. ...
I really enjoyed the waitress and food. However the night started on a hostile tone when one of the staff members challenged my service dog's validity. It was incredibly rude and frankly would keep me from going back to that restaurant.
We had a fantastic meal. The service w ...
We had a fantastic meal. The service was excellent. Heather, our server, was personable, professional, knowledgeable and punctual. We never wanted for anything. She was always there asking if we needed anything. We recommend this establishment highly.
DO NOT RECOMMEND THE BAR ........ staff ...
DO NOT RECOMMEND THE BAR ........ staff was RUDE !!!
We were early for our dinner reservations and decided to wait in the bar and have a drink; we sat at the bar and were ignored for 15 minutes ........... eye contact made by all four people working behind the bar; no " hi " or " I'll be with you in a minute"........ NOTHING ........ they acted like we weren't even THERE .......... and then seemed PUT OUT when we did order and asked for the bill to rung out ..........RUDE and unprofessional .
Heather was very friendly and had many g ...
Heather was very friendly and had many great recommendations both inside the restaurant and in the neighborhood as we were visiting from out-of-town. What a great asset she is to the restaurant.
The food was amazing, each dish both pleasing to the eye and palette.
Drink selection was also great.
We had an anniversary dinner at David Wa ...
We had an anniversary dinner at David Walley's restaurant this past weekend, and it was a very nice experience. We brought our special bottle of wine and they served it expertly. Our waiter, Stephen, was attentive and informative. We shared crab and tuna appetizer and a top sirloin steak, and both were excellent.
The only negative was the undocumented split plate charge. The splitting was nicely done, but we really can do this ourselves. Nicer restaurants have moved away from this, and I would have expected that here as well. It was a $5 charge (which is higher than what we used to see), but it was more about the principle of charging it at all, and not having it disclosed.
Just a comment, and this did not detract from the fine meal.
Near South Lake Tahoe is a mountain retr ...
Near South Lake Tahoe is a mountain retreat spa and hotel with a wonderful restaurant. The appetizers were excellent with the Ahi salad being spectacular. Wine list is extensive but the house selections are only $9 or so. Our waiter was superior. There were four birthday parties ... with the waiters singing just like 40 years ago. Maybe 30 minutes from Harvey's casino up and over Kingsbury Grade.
During our annual, week-long stay at Dav ...
During our annual, week-long stay at David Walley's, we look forward to a comfortable dinner at the restaurant. The new chef has added some tasty touches to the menu, such as the crab-ahi tuna tartare appetizer, the beet salad, and the bison short ribs. Thankfully, the roast beef remains a feature in mid-week, and it even was an option for the price fixe dinner. Our waitress was helpful, cordial and knew the menu.
The hot tubs were clean and not crowded, the staff was helpful, the food was very good and the service was very good. Overall a nice evening, even though one cannot get anything cold to drink in the pool area after 3:30 pm. Even the water bottle dispenser didn't work.
We had a Living Social coupon that inclu ...
We had a Living Social coupon that included dinner so we are off the special (limited) menu. Food was very tasty and our server was great. We did notice that those of us with Groupons and Living Social deals were all grouped together on one side of the restaurant. Last time I used this deal the restaurant experience was not very positive, so there has been notable improvement in this area (service and food quality). Just don't dine here if you're in a hurry.
We ate there two times, service and food great
We shared a meal and still had left overs...service was fast and friendly. Had a wonderful window table and enjoyed the wild life we were able to see. Recommend it for special occasions...it was a little pricey.
great food, wonderful view
We had a wonderful dining experience. Our waiter Luke was extremely polite, helpful and the food was fantastic. We had a beautiful view of the snow covered mountains and had a cozy booth for two. Highly recommended , and we will return on our next visit to Lake Tahoe.
Good Restaurant Value, Terrible Spa Value
First time visit for Me, my Wife and Son. We arrived approx. 2 hours before Dinner Reservation, to enjoy some hot springs time, only to find out that the cost was $50.00 per person for use of the hot springs tubs. That was the price for all day, but there was no reduced rate for only a couple of hours, not many people can sit in a spa for more than a couple of hours. We will never go back again. $150.00 for a couple hours in a Spa, are you kidding me!!!!
Another great dinner and experience
Wally's restaurant and hot springs can bring a smile and relaxation to anyone! The dip and dine experience is one of the best deals in the west. Relax in one of the 6 clean hot springs tub, stretch in the perfect temperature pool, then take a steam or sauna in the updated locker room. After a pre dinner cocktail at the bar, move to the elegant dining area with views of the vast Carson Valley. The food, service and ambience is equal to or better than any of the casino steak houses. This was our fourth visit, and all were exceptional...we're looking forward to many more!
Excellent Food and Service
The 1862 restaurant was a recommendation from a friend and it was a indeed a good choice. We chose to order from the Prix Fixe menu. The selections were reasonable and the food was great. I had one of the best top sirloin streaks ever and my wife ordered a superb pasta dish with sausage. This alone was more than we could eat so we took the desserts to go. The wine list was acceptable but not overpowering with selections. The service from start to finish was perfect. I highly recommend this restaurant.
The food was delicious, sauces were way too salty.
The food was really delicious. Pricey for sure but if it's a special occasion (bday, valentines' day, anniversary) i think it's worth it. The only down side was the amount of salt in the dishes. I think it was mostly their sauces. Besides that the quality was great.
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