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Saddle Peak Lodge

419 Cold Canyon Rd. Send to Phone
818-222-3888 | Menu
A favorite destination for Angelenos to escape the city for a romantic dinner or Sunday brunch in a rustic setting.

Dinner nightly 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Brunch Sun. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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Saddle Peak Lodge, Calabasas, CA

Saddle Peak Lodge Restaurant Review

About the restaurant: Before it became a restaurant, this century-old log building was first a Pony Express lodge, a hunting lodge, and then a bordello. Saddle Peak Lodge is a favorite destination for Angelenos to escape the city for a romantic dinner in Malibu Canyon. The dimly lit main dining room boasts a rustic fireplace and beautiful antlered animal heads, while the bar is bedecked with vintage guns and fishing rods. More intimate spaces can be found in The Den and The Library upstairs, while the top floor houses The Double Barrel Room whiskey bar. The waterfall on the terrace is bordered by cactus and aromatic plants, creating an idyllic setting for Sunday brunch.

Food & Drinks: Chef Adam Horton’s menu might start off with pork belly accented with Vietnamese flavors or seared scallops with English pea, black garlic and uni. Main dishes feature game such as elk tenderloin --- order the Chef’s Game Trio for a sampling of three different meats. End your leisurely meal with the banana and huckleberry bread pudding with vanilla bean ice cream. For a more comprehensive experience, opt for the seven-course tasting menu ($145, $225 with wine pairings). The interesting wine list is heavy on American wines, while the cocktails incorporate compelling ingredients such as bacon fat infused bourbon or jalapeño-infused tequila.

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