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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Grocery or Supermarket
“Our local grocery store has grown and evolved into an amazing mountain store with fresh veggies and gourmet items for the most discerning. Locals shop here daily.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“In Portola - Thur-Sun 10-5 April - October Museum Admission: Adults 19 and over $8 / Youth 4 - 18 $4 TRAIN RIDE Tickets also available weekends: Memorial Day~Labor Day www.wplives.org”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Kim is up early every day pouring coffee. This wonderful coffee shop is for sale and a great business for a retiring couple or new couple starting out. Come say hi to Kim and meet the locals who work or have retired here.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“10% off when you mention your are at the Portola Depot BNB. Pizza is the best and so are the fresh deli sandwiches.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“They make the best burgers and fries. Don't let the fact that its located inside of a gas station fool you. They also serve breakfast.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Amazing Choppino, will do gluten free over rice instead of noodles if requested.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“Thrift store where you can often find forgotten gems. Raises money for the local Fire Service”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Skate board park, summer outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball half court, park with BBQs. High School nearby for track and field.”
  • 1 local recommends
Florist
“If you are looking for flowers you'll want to stop by and talk to Addie. Located on a side street across from Plumas Bank. She will make any occasion a memorable one. I got a ballon, roses for my birthday!”
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
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“Upbeat atmosphere with well prepared food at reasonable prices. Margaritas and beer by the pitcher. Located east of Plumas Bank.”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great food and local entertainment. The knotty wood bar is antique and worth checking out. Also note the train art on the walls by our local famous artist Ken Roller. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Best homemade lemonade, fresh squeezed. Now combine a fresh cup of lemonade with a corn dog on a stick, bam a perfect blast from the past. Hold on, their burgers are of the old fashioned type. Thick juicy and made fresh everytime. Fries in a brown paper bag and very generous. One bag can be shared by two. Chocolate malt or Strawberry shake, you cannot lose. However, their frosty ice cream is heaven in a cone. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They make the best burgers and fries. Don't let the fact that its located inside of a gas station fool you. They also serve breakfast.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Amazing Choppino, will do gluten free over rice instead of noodles if requested.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Kim is up early every day pouring coffee. This wonderful coffee shop is for sale and a great business for a retiring couple or new couple starting out. Come say hi to Kim and meet the locals who work or have retired here.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“10% off when you mention your are at the Portola Depot BNB. Pizza is the best and so are the fresh deli sandwiches.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great food and local entertainment. The knotty wood bar is antique and worth checking out. Also note the train art on the walls by our local famous artist Ken Roller. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
“Upbeat atmosphere with well prepared food at reasonable prices. Margaritas and beer by the pitcher. Located east of Plumas Bank.”
  • 1 local recommends

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