Grab a table next to the wall of windows at the Lone Eagle Grille and sip a glass of California Cabernet as you gaze out over Lake Tahoe’s Crystal Bay and the snow-capped Sierra Nevada beyond. Come evening, pull a chair up to one of their outdoor fire pits and light a cigar from their humidor as you listen to the waves slapping the shore and the mellow licks of a wandering guitarist. If the night is cold, cozy up next to their giant stone fireplace with a single malt scotch, or sidle up to the copper-topped bar for a craft cocktail like the Sicilian Widow, Mexican Firing Squad or their signature, the Golden Eagle Margarita. Wherever you chose to settle in at the Lone Eagle Lounge, don’t fail to order food, at least one of their tapas-style offerings – seared foie gras, kale salad or a thin-crust pizza. The Lone Eagle is a grand lodge with lots of wood, a wall full of old books and scissor-truss vaulted ceilings. Attached to the lounge is the Lone Eagle Grille with a more extensive menu, an open show kitchen and a 600-bottle enoteca, a five-time Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner. The Lone Eagle is owned and operated by the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe just up the road. For weddings, receptions and large group gatherings, this is a fantastic choice for a catered affair.
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, NV