The Sutcliffe Inn restaurant started advertising in 1929.
The Washoe County Assessor's website states that the Sutcliffe Inn building was built in 1972.
In the 1970's, Ann Renslow was associated with the Inn.
In 1984, the Sutcliffe Inn and Crosby Lodge were put on the market for $1.8 million (equivalent to about $5.1 in 2022). The Sutcliffe Inn was owned by Herb Capurro, his son-in-law, Fred Crosby (age 37), owned Crosby Lodge.
In 1986, Christina Rivers and Dawn Landucci had a beer and wine license at the inn.
In 2022, the Sutcliffe Inn is located on the same property as the Pyramid Lake Guest Ranch.