Tahoe Restaurants: American & Family Oriented

American food is often thought of as meat and potatoes fare. These are places where there will be plenty of choices for every member of your party, both kid and adult. And at American & Family-Friendly Tahoe restaurants, if your 3 year old says a few loud words, no one is likely to give you the side-eye.

Alder Creek Cafe

Tahoe Donner Association
Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
15275 Alder Creek Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-9686

There is nothing like adventure to fuel your appetite, so what could be more appropriate than a cafe located right inside the Alder Creek Adventure Center in the heart of Tahoe Donner? And it gets even better, because the food is not only yummy, but also healthy, with an organic (and adventurous!) theme. Can't decide what to order with your beer or wine from the...read more

There is nothing like adventure to fuel your appetite, so what could be more appropriate...read more

Alibi Ale Works - Incline Public House

Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
931 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-8300

Incline Public House is Alibi Ale Works' third and newest location. The taproom and restaurant serves Alibi's fantastic beer from 22 frequently rotating taps, along with cider, wine, nitro coffee, kombucha and other nonalcoholic options. Beyond beverages, their food items range from fries and wing to mezze boards, salmon toast and sushi-grade Ahi Tuna Crudo. Be sure to ask your server for recommended pairings. The culinary...read more

Incline Public House is Alibi Ale Works' third and newest location. The taproom and restaurant...read more

Alibi Ale Works - Truckee Public House

Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
10069 Bridge Street, Truckee, CA
(530) 536-5029

Truckee Public House is Alibi Ale Works' second offering of a tap room serving its fantastic beer. In an open, airy and welcoming atmosphere they offer 22 seasonally rotating Alibi beers along with cider, wine and nonalcoholic options. You can take the beer to go in the form of growlers, cans and bottles. Beyond beverages they have a small assortment of menu options, including small bites...read more

Truckee Public House is Alibi Ale Works' second offering of a tap room serving its...read more

Alpine Union Bar & Kitchen

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
50 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline, NV
(844) 588-7625

An option for great food from 7 a.m. until into the night, Alpine Union is a cozy restaurant located within the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. It offers all-day breakfast options like steak and eggs or an egg-white frittata as well as lunch and dinner options. A few recommended dishes include their fish tacos with tater tots or their Blue Tahoe Prosciutto Ham Pizza. For...read more

An option for great food from 7 a.m. until into the night, Alpine Union is...read more

Bertie's Hot Chicken

Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
903 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV
(775) 413-5050

Bertie's Hot Chicken, a new restaurant in Incline Village, started with owner Rick Boyd's upbringing in which homemade chicken recipes were made with loving care. Boyd brought his native Texan roots and family recipes to Lake Tahoe, giving us incredibly tasty fried chicken, cooked with the spicy love that only the Deep South can create. With Boyd's passion for fried chicken and spicy food, this...read more

Bertie's Hot Chicken, a new restaurant in Incline Village, started with owner Rick Boyd's upbringing...read more

Bigfoot Deli

Village Market
Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
770 Mays Boulevard, Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-6666

Carved out of a corner of the Village Market, Bigfoot Deli has a wide selection of breakfast and lunch items. For a quick breakfast they do coffees, teas, espresso and pastries. If you’ve got a little more time, hang around for a smoothie, homemade quiche, breakfast burrito, taco or sandwich. Lunch is hamburgers, specialty sandwiches and build-your-own deli sandwiches. In the summer they do barbecue....read more

Carved out of a corner of the Village Market, Bigfoot Deli has a wide selection...read more

Boathouse on the Pier

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-6722

Boathouse on the Pier is considered to be one of the best sunset-watching restaurants at all of Lake Tahoe. The views of the lake and surrounding mountains are exceptional. It's on an expansive pier that hangs over the turquoise water of Lake Tahoe, and the tables are all situated to give guests an optimum viewing experience. The atmosphere of the restaurant is casual with a sparkle...read more

Boathouse on the Pier is considered to be one of the best sunset-watching restaurants at all...read more

Brewforia Beer Market + Kitchen

Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
800 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV
(775) 298-7660

For those who enjoy an exceptional beer, Brewforia is a must stop. An example of where fun-loving ambiance meets a spectacular selection of handcrafted beer, Brewforia is a place for enjoying the good tastes in life. Choose from a selection of 50-plus beers on tap. If you're not quite sure what you want, ask their advice; they are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about beer. The...read more

For those who enjoy an exceptional beer, Brewforia is a must stop. An example of...read more

Bridgetender Tavern and Grill

Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
65 West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-3342

Bridgetender Tavern and Grill is a favorite of many diners in the Lake Tahoe area. Lovingly known as The BT, Bridgetender has been a main player on the burger scene around the shores of Lake Tahoe since 1977. One of the favorite items on the menu is the turkey burger with waffle fries. Another favorite is the super-tasty elk burger. The BT is also known...read more

Bridgetender Tavern and Grill is a favorite of many diners in the Lake Tahoe area....read more

Brooks' Bar & Deck

Edgewood Tahoe
Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
100 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV
(844) 207-9179

Honored by Golf Digest as one of the Best Golf Pubs in the world, Brooks' Bar and Deck is home to a setting both striking and serene and a delicious menu featuring unique takes on comfort food classics. You'll find it at adjacent to the 18th hole at the Edgewood Tahoe golf course. Both walk-ins and reservations are welcome.read more

Honored by Golf Digest as one of the Best Golf Pubs in the world, Brooks'...read more

Burger Me!

Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
10418 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-8852

Got a hankering for a bison burger with sauerkraut, blue cheese, a side of garlic fries and a frosty pale ale? Burger Me in Truckee has it covered. While that exact burger isn’t on the fixed menu at Burger Me near downtown Truckee, it is one customers can concoct on their own off the popular burger joint’s list of mains and add-ons. With its super...read more

Got a hankering for a bison burger with sauerkraut, blue cheese, a side of garlic...read more

Cable Car Ice Cream Shop

Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort
Lake Tahoe American & Family Oriented
6834 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe Vista, CA
(530) 546-9500

Cable Car Ice Cream Shop has been a summertime favorite since the mid-1980s. Offering homemade ice cream from Blue Bunny Ice Cream in San Francisco, it also has cold drinks, lemonade, coffee and a few extra sweets. The ice cream shop also offers access to the Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort's beautiful gardens, giving the opportunity to relax and take in the surrounding beauty. Cable Car Ice...read more

Cable Car Ice Cream Shop has been a summertime favorite since the mid-1980s. Offering homemade...read more