Tahoe Restaurants: Beer & Wine Bars

Beer & Wine Tastings

Beer is BIG in Tahoe restaurants, evidenced by breweries, taprooms, beer markets and tastings you'll find here. But wine holds its own! Tastings are frequent and fun!

Alder Creek Cafe

Tahoe Donner
Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
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 - Brewery and Taproom

Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
204 E. Enterprise Street, Incline Village, NV
(775) 298-7001

Alibi Ale Works uses pure Lake Tahoe water to brew craft beers ranging from traditional European ales and lagers to hoppy IPAs and dark stouts as well as sour or barrel-aged specials. Come visit their modern, on-premise taproom to sample the variety or get a growler filled to take with you. With the opening of their new Incline Public House, the brewery’s original taproom is... read more

Alibi Ale Works uses pure Lake Tahoe water to brew craft beers ranging from traditional... read more

Alibi Ale Works - Incline Public House

Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
931 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-8300

Incline Public House is Alibi Ale Works' third location. The taproom serves Alibi's fantastic beer from 22 frequently rotating taps, along with cider, wine, nitro coffee, kombucha and other nonalcoholic options. You can take the beer to go in the form of growlers, cans and bottles. Beyond beverages, they have upscale pub food items like wings, fries, brats, poke, a mezze board, salmon toast and... read more

Incline Public House is Alibi Ale Works' third location. The taproom serves Alibi's fantastic beer... read more

Alibi Ale Works - Truckee Public House

Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
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 non-alcoholic 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 Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
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

Artemis Lakefront Cafe

Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
900 Ski Run Boulevard, Suite 111, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 542-3332

Many of Tahoe’s restaurants have views of the lake, but only a handful can honestly be called lakefront. The Artemis Lakefront Cafe is one of these select eateries, located in the Ski Run Marina adjacent to the docks and with lake views from both the dining room and the outdoor dining patio. Serving Greek and Mediterranean dishes, this is a 2014 spin-off site from the... read more

Many of Tahoe’s restaurants have views of the lake, but only a handful can honestly... read more

Boathouse on the Pier

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
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 Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
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

CB's Bistro

Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
5075 North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay, CA
(530) 546-4738

CB's Bistro is most definitely a favorite among locals. And for good reason. The friendly, family-centric dining establishment has sandwiches, burgers, tasty Italian food and a welcoming atmosphere and is located right across the street from some of the best public swimming on Lake Tahoe. The pizzas are well-sized, and the calzones are huge. There is a small bar area with sports on TV, and... read more

CB's Bistro is most definitely a favorite among locals. And for good reason. The friendly,... read more

Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar

Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
10142 Rue Hilltop Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-5711

If Truckee’s marquee landmark is a tad confusing, it’s understandable: Lit up at night above downtown in glowing red letters is a can’t-miss sign — “HILLTOP LODGE.” But if someone suggests having dinner and drinks at Cottonwood you’ll still aim for those neon lights. The Hilltop Lodge sign sits atop Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar, which is perched on one of California’s original ski hills (hence... read more

If Truckee’s marquee landmark is a tad confusing, it’s understandable: Lit up at night above... read more

Donner Lake Kitchen

Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
13720 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-3555

A fixture at Donner Lake for nearly half a century, Donner Lake Kitchen is the very picture of a rustic, family eatery. Just look for the timber-camp-style cabin across the road from the lake and then tuck in for a great meal. If you can’t decide from all the offerings for breakfast and lunch, you can always go with the house specialty, huevos rancheros. Add... read more

A fixture at Donner Lake for nearly half a century, Donner Lake Kitchen is the... read more

Edgewood Restaurant

Edgewood Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Beer & Wine Bars/Tastings
100 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV
(844) 207-9179

The restaurant at Edgewood Tahoe golf course has long been one of the top choices for celebratory dining. Split-level seating, vaulted wood ceilings and a wall of glass overlooking Lake Tahoe make Edgewood Restaurant a perfect choice for that really special dinner or the event that you will want to remember forever. The food is particularly well prepared, and the offerings are the sort of... read more

The restaurant at Edgewood Tahoe golf course has long been one of the top choices... read more