Grass Valley Elks Dining Room

"Good food is very often, even most often, simple food."
-Anthony Bourdain-

Meet the Chef

Marc Mason



The Grass Valley Elks, Bistro  538, is proud to announce our new Kitchen Manager and Chef, Marc Mason. Grass Valley is Marc’s home; he is often seen downtown with his family.


Marc has chosen the food industry as his career path for the past four decades. He grew up in a large family where hearty, tasty meals were the heart of the home. Marc’s passion and source of relaxation is bringing other’s joy through his culinary creations. In fact, one of his award-winning meals is his Salmon Chowder.


Help us give Marc a warm welcome. Stop by the Elk’s Bistro  538 on Friday nights for one of his signature meals.

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”


Bistro 538   Dinners   
Bistro On-The-Go Dinners

Fresh, Hot, and Hearty

This Friday, December 10 will be our last dinner! 

We would like to thank all who have supported us during these past many months.

Friday Night Dinners $20 (tax included).   Reservations Requested.


December 10th Dinner will be:  Christmas Cornish Game Hen, Waldorf Salad, Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, Broiler Onions, Apples in a Calvados Cream Sauce & Dinner Roll.  $20 (tax included).

Live music performed by:  Carnegie Hall  Professional Guitarist,

Jim Greeninger

Don't miss our last dinner and live music at the Bistro!


It is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Make your reservations now for both dates at 530-205-0470. Bistro 538 is located in downtown Grass Valley through the Bank of America parking lot off S. Church St. The Elks is a non-profit organization. Proceeds help to fund a variety of programs for Nevada County residents.

Drive Thru

$20 Dinners (Tax Included)

$2 Bottled Water or 21 oz. Soda *

          * Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mist Twist Lemon Lime, Tropicana Lemonade, Root Beer, Mountain Dew, Dr Pepper

Happy Drive-Thru

Payment is collected when you pick up your meal(s).  Cash or local check preferred (Please make payable to: "Grass Valley Elks 538" ). Online payment option is not available at this time.


Catered Events


Grass Valley Elks Event Center is now open for rental.


Contact Us

We are located in Historic Downtown Grass Valley.

Grass Valley Elks

109 S. School Street

 Grass Valley, CA  95945

(530) 205 - 0470

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