Restaurants, Saloons, Hotels, and Shops

Reservations for the Columbia City
& Fallon Hotels and Cottages


Restaurants, Saloons & Hotels

Columbia House Restaurant - Open daily. Full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus (Thurs-Sun), including beer and wine. Angelo's Hall is also available for events and banquets, seats up to 150 people.

Brown's Coffee & Sweets Saloon - Full Espresso Bar, baked goods, ice cream, great lunch specials, home of the original Columbia Soda Works Sarsaparilla Soda, hardtack, and in-house baked dog cookies.

Columbia Cottages - Charming and Cozy - the Raney residence-3 bdrm., the Ghiorso bungalow -2 bdrm., and the Hanson house-1 bdrm.

Columbia Mercantile 1855 - Columbia's historic grocery and general store has been renamed and beautifully renovated to reflect its French Quarter beginnings. Now offering a wide range of picnic items, kitchen staples, and quick meal options- including gluten-free and vegan selections, minor drug items, and off-sale beer, wine, cider, and ice cold sarsaparilla. Step back in time and discover old-time offerings including hardware, garden, housewares, and art gallery in the air-conditioned building. Open 9 am - 6 pm daily.

City Hotel & Fallon Hotel - The Columbia City Hotel and its sister, the Fallon Hotel, are authentically restored 19th Century country inns. All rooms are elegantly appointed with Victorian antiques, custom crafted wall coverings, and beautiful lithographs.
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City Hotel Restaurant - Elegant dining in a historic hotel restaurant with full lunch and dinner menus, and full service alcohol served from the What Cheer Saloon. The Morgan Room is also available for meetings and banquets.

Fallon Ice Cream Parlor - Old fashioned ice cream parlor serving cones, sundaes, ice cream sodas, milkshakes, malts, sarsaparilla, sodas, also available for parties.

Jack Douglass Saloon - Hot and cold sandwiches and other hearty fare, sarsaparilla, the coldest beer in town, a welcoming piano, fine mountain music, and School Lunch Specials.

St. Charles Saloon - Hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches, sarsaparilla, soft drinks, beer, wine, home to the Poison Oak Show, and Fun School Lunches. (209) 288-2258.

What Cheer Saloon - Full service bar featuring fine Cognacs, Armagnac, and single malt Scotches, Sierra Nevada foothill wines, local beers on tap, foreign and domestic bottled beers.

Specialty Shops

Artificer's Exchange - Artificers' Exchange facilitates the exchange of information, skills, interpretation, activities, and products pertaining specifically to Columbia�s history and the 19th century history in general.

Columbia Booksellers & Stationers - 19th century gifts include new and used books, handcrafted California Indian trade goods, cutlery, coins, musicals, toys, antiques and reproductions.

Columbia Candy Kitchen - "Gold Rush Candies, Pure as Gold." The Nelson Family, proprietors since 1923.

Ebler's Leather and Saddle Emporium - Leather goods, i.e., belts, shoes, clothing, gifts and handmade saddles and special orders.

Fallon Theater - A wide variety of live theater at a quality equal to any theater in the state in a historic dance hall/theater.

Fancy Dry Goods - Historic clothing, jewelry, handmade gifts, bonnets, hats, fabric.

Kamice's Photographic Establishment - 21st century photographs in 19th century costumes and settings.

Masons of California - Use of meeting hall

Matelot Gulch Mining and Hidden Treasure Gold Mine Tours - Panning lessons, mining supply store, souvenirs, gold bought and sold.

Men's Clothing Emporium - Historic Men's Clothing Retail

Native Sons of the Golden West - Columbia parlor #258

Columbia Clothiers & Emporium -Columbia Clothiers & Emporium is a late 1800's style department store offering historical clothing, hats, accessories and housewares for the whole family.

Parrott's Blacksmith - Home of the "Lucky Horseshoe" your name personalized on a horseshoe, coal forged gift items, dinner bells, fireplace tools, old tyme puzzles and miners implements.

Pioneer Emporium - Currently Closed. Home merchandise store of the 1860-1870 time period selling kitchen and household products.

Quartz Mountain Stage Line - Go back to the past and experience an authentic stagecoach ride.

Seven Sisters Soap and Candle Company - Handmade candles and soaps, candle and soap making supplies, and bath items.

Towle & Leavitt - Specializing in goods of the 1850-1870 time period - stationery and writing implements, jewelry, gifts, and fancy goods.