When you want to combine the quaint atmosphere of a vintage mountain cabin with the luxury of fine dining, Evan's American Gourmet Cafe is a delightful adventure. Blending exceptional cuisine styles from around the world, this Zagat-rated and DiRoNA award-winning restaurant (DiRoNA is Distinguished Restaurants of North America, and Evan's is the only recipient between Sacramento and Reno), provides access to a gourmet wonderland that is unique to the Tahoe area. Their menu is filled with recipes that are sure to impress. Examples of dishes you might find here include an appetizer of Hoisin and Orange-Glazed Prawns served with Asian-style slaw, tangerine reduction, chives and sesame seeds and an entree of Porcini Dusted Veal Loin Medallions paired with Marsala beurre blanc, bacon mashed potatoes, exotic mushrooms and baby carrots. Be sure to call ahead as reservations are required.
536 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA