Tahoe Restaurants: Italian

Italian cuisine is very popular here, so you'll have plenty of Tahoe restaurants to choose from. Maybe it's those yummy carbs that you need to consume before vigorous sports that makes Italian Tahoe restaurants so popular. Maybe it's simply because Italian food is delicious!

Brewforia Beer Market + Kitchen

Lake Tahoe Italian
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 Italian
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 Italian
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

Grand Central Pizza & Pasta

Lake Tahoe Italian
2229 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Suite E, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-1308

Grand Central Pizza & Pasta– the name just about says it all. The only way to improve on the moniker would be to note that they also have calzones, burgers, sandwiches and a salad bar. Near the South Y and the intersection of Lake Tahoe Boulevard and Tahoe Keys Boulevard, Grand Central is convenient to get to and offers good food in a friendly and... read more

Grand Central Pizza & Pasta– the name just about says it all. The only way... read more

Primo's Italian Bistro

Lake Tahoe Italian
2180 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-2220

Jim Primo’s Tahoe restaurant is the continuation of a family tradition, one that began with the first Primo’s in Boston in the ‘60s. The local Primo’s Italian Bistro makes their sauces, pastas and desserts in house, prepares each dish to order and uses only organic, free-range chicken. Primo’s is on the main boulevard as it nears the Y coming from the east, and to call... read more

Jim Primo’s Tahoe restaurant is the continuation of a family tradition, one that began with... read more

RoJo's Tavern

Lake Tahoe Italian
3091 Harrison Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-4960

RoJo's Tavern offers a bit of old-Tahoe charm in the form of food and fun. In a nearly century-old historic building in the middle of town, the food side of things includes the bar and restaurant serving lunch and dinner entrees of steak, seafood, chicken, burgers, Italian house specialties and an entire range of barbecue dishes. As for the fun, RoJo's hosts weekly events that... read more

RoJo's Tavern offers a bit of old-Tahoe charm in the form of food and fun.... read more

Rosie's Cafe

Lake Tahoe Italian
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

Tep's Villa Roma

Lake Tahoe Italian
3450 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-8227
(800) 490-3066

Tep’s Villa Roma is a family-owned South Shore institution with a grand exterior and classy, old-world interior. Since 1975, Tep’s has been serving up Italian and seafood dishes for families wanting a nice dinner out or a place to host a special event. In addition to the relaxing and subdued atmosphere, one of the highlights of Tep’s is the antipasto bar with soup, salad and... read more

Tep’s Villa Roma is a family-owned South Shore institution with a grand exterior and classy,... read more

The Soule Domain

Lake Tahoe Italian
9983 Cove Street, Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-7529

If you’re looking for a romantic dinner made with fresh, natural ingredients, look no further than The Soule Domain. Housed in a mid-century cabin in the shadow of the Tahoe Biltmore, The Soule has been producing French-based cuisine fused with Asian and Mediterranean influences since 1985. The split-level log cabin dining room is rustic and cozy, warmed by a fireplace. Tahoe memorabilia decorates the walls,... read more

If you’re looking for a romantic dinner made with fresh, natural ingredients, look no further... read more

Za's Lakefront

Lake Tahoe Italian
120 Grove Street, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-9292

Seeking a Lake Tahoe view to enjoy with your lunch or dinner? Za's is an excellent choice for lakefront dining in Tahoe City. The views will blow you away at this eclectic American-Italian restaurant that's also known for its good prices and casual setting. And wait until you see their new outdoor bar that's right over the lake. The menu offers something for everyone, including... read more

Seeking a Lake Tahoe view to enjoy with your lunch or dinner? Za's is an... read more