Rudy Udarbe and Willem DeGroot started hand-making gourmet chocolate truffles for The Truffle Shop in 1986. A few years ago, Willem retired and so Rudy (Uncle Rudy as he’s known) reinvented the business created all new flavors and started Uncle Rudy’s Royal Truffles.
Located in the Gold Country of the Sierra Nevada on route 49 north of Auburn, CA., between Sacramento and Reno Nevada, the Truffle Shop is a popular destination spot for travelers on their way to the high country of Lake Tahoe or on their way back to Sacramento and points west.
Nevada City was first settled in 1849 and has a diverse and rich historical personality with several buildings registered as California Historical Landmarks. The New York Hotel is the location of the Truffle Shop since 1986. It’s located on Broad St. across from the Nevada Theater where such famous entertainers such as Mark Twain and Jack London have performed.
The Nevada Theater where many famous luminaries have performed since the 19th Century.
Nevada City CA art deco City Hall building across the street of the New York Hotel.
Gourmet chocolate truffles in the display case of the Truffle Shop in Nevada City, CA.
The Truffle Shop – the perfect place to meet friends and enjoy Uncle Rudy’s Royal chocolate truffles and coffee!