Tahoe Restaurants: Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets

It's not only the kids who clamor to find Tahoe restaurants and shops that sell ice cream and desserts! Stop by these places to pick up something to satisfy that sweet tooth or for a quick pick me up after a day of activity.

Alder Creek Cafe

Tahoe Donner Association
Lake Tahoe Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets
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

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Burger Me!

Lake Tahoe Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets
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

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Cable Car Ice Cream Shop

Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort
Lake Tahoe Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets
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

Cold Stone Creamery

Shops at Heavenly Village
Lake Tahoe Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets
1001 Heavenly Village Way, #24, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-2040

This franchise is perfectly situated in the Heavenly Village to serve up ice cream and other treats. In addition to ice cream dishes and creations, the menu includes cakes and cookies, shakes and smoothies, yogurts and sorbets. You can order a cake online (be sure to check how much advance notice is required). The outdoor seating at the Village is the perfect setting for enjoying...read more

This franchise is perfectly situated in the Heavenly Village to serve up ice cream and...read more

Obexer's General Store

Obexer's Boat Company & Obexer's Water Sports
Lake Tahoe Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets
5300 West Lake Boulevard, Homewood, CA
(530) 525-1300

Obexer's General Store is so much more than a general store. It offers all the normal stuff that would be found at a corner convenience shop, but the goodies go far beyond that. At Obexer's you will find homemade sandwiches, the super-popular Obexer's secret sauces for pasta, salad dressings, BBQ sauce, seafood and marinades as well as specialty olives and mustards. Obexer's also offers freshly...read more

Obexer's General Store is so much more than a general store. It offers all the...read more

Rosie's Cafe

Lake Tahoe Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets
571 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-8504

Rosie's Cafe, a longtime player in the Tahoe City restaurant scene, has fed patrons since 1964. It not only offers basic American fare like hamburgers, salads and steaks, but also pays homage to the history of the area. Filled with local antiques, memorabilia and photos of long ago, the interior has a homey and welcoming atmosphere. The adjoining bar can be quite lively on weekends....read more

Rosie's Cafe, a longtime player in the Tahoe City restaurant scene, has fed patrons since...read more

The Baked Bear

Lake Tahoe Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets
4118 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, #5, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-0129

When it comes to delectable desserts, The Baked Bear chain serves up the tastiest ice cream sandwiches possible. Homemade from original cookie recipes made with love and served with made-from-scratch, hand-scooped ice cream, these ice cream sandwiches are literally like nothing you have ever tried before. The cookie base can be switched out with a brownie, depending on just what you're looking for in your...read more

When it comes to delectable desserts, The Baked Bear chain serves up the tastiest ice...read more

The Lodge Restaurant & Pub

Tahoe Donner Association
Lake Tahoe Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets
12850 Northwoods Boulevard, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9455

If you’re looking for the quintessential Tahoe lodge with vaulted ceilings, natural wood and stone interiors with expansive windows looking out over mountain evergreens, The Lodge Restaurant & Pub in Tahoe Donner is the place. The Lodge has paired perfectly the Tahoe look and feel with classic menu offerings and a fun pub atmosphere. Depending on the season and one’s mood, the evening could be...read more

If you’re looking for the quintessential Tahoe lodge with vaulted ceilings, natural wood and stone...read more

Zephyr Cove Restaurant

Zephyr Cove Resort
Lake Tahoe Ice Cream, Desserts & Sweets
760 U.S. Highway 50, Zephyr Cove, NV
(775) 589-4968

Longtime residents and visitors know it as the Lodge, even though it now goes by the name of the Zephyr Cove Restaurant. This historic building has a stonework fireplace, views of the lake and forest and some of the best milkshakes at the lake. Adjacent to the Zephyr Cove Resort amenities, the Lodge serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. This means pancakes and eggs, sandwiches, burgers...read more

Longtime residents and visitors know it as the Lodge, even though it now goes by...read more