Tahoe Restaurants: Lake-view Dining

When you have an enormous and gorgeous lake as the centerpiece, it's no wonder why so many Tahoe restaurants position themselves right beside it. Whether you're looking for a quick sandwich and beer or a romantic and elegant special-occasion restaurant, Lake Tahoe's beauty will enhance the dining experience.

Artemis Lakefront Cafe

Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
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

Beacon Bar & Grill

Camp Richardson
Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
1900 Jameson Beach Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-1801

In a resort town, the restaurants and pubs often segregate into two different groups – the places that tend toward the locals and the places that tend toward the tourists. Beacon Bar & Grill, on the other hand, is an incredibly popular choice for residents and visitors alike. Located lakeside out at the historic Camp Richardson, it's where a lot of people stop by for... read more

In a resort town, the restaurants and pubs often segregate into two different groups –... read more

Boathouse on the Pier

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
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

Brooks' Bar & Deck

Edgewood Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
100 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV
(844) 207-9179

Brooks’ Bar and Deck puts the sport in sports bar, if that sport happens to be golf. Located adjacent to the 18th hole at the Edgewood Tahoe golf course, it combines great views, spectacular architecture and an unparalleled setting. The menu is elegantly casual from the Wagyu beef sliders to the cast iron seared mahi mahi, and they serve a nice selection of craft beers.... read more

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Donner Lake Kitchen

Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
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 Lake-view Dining
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

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Jason's Beachside Grille

Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
8338 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-3315

What more could you ask for than a lodge on the lake with a great view and a beach bar? Jason’s Beachside Grille has been dishing out gourmet burgers, great drinks and good times in Kings Beach since 1984. The interior is rustic and cozy, all wood, with hand-carved barstools and chairs, a vintage fire pit and birch branches strung with white lights. A glass-enclosed... read more

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Jimmy's

The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa
Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
4104 Lakeshore Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-3501

Located at the Landing Resort & Spa, Jimmy’s is an elegant restaurant that serves mountain chic California cuisine. There's brunch and a happy hour offered daily. For your dinner, you can choose a number of the small dishes to share as appetizers or as your main fare. From the larger entree menu, select from dishes such as Mary’s Organic Rotisserie Chicken Breast and Prime Petit... read more

Located at the Landing Resort & Spa, Jimmy’s is an elegant restaurant that serves mountain... read more

Lone Eagle Grille

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, NV
(775) 886-6899

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... read more

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Tahoe Tap Haus

Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
475 North Lake Boulevard, Cobblestone Center, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 584-2886

A favorite among north shore locals, this relatively new tap house and brewery provides an exceptional opportunity to enjoy tasty brews, juicy burgers and great views of the lake. The atmosphere is open, inviting and welcoming — it's like walking into your best friend's home, except that there is a huge selection of beers on tap, a robust menu and a wine list that is quite... read more

A favorite among north shore locals, this relatively new tap house and brewery provides an exceptional... read more

The Bistro at Edgewood Tahoe

Edgewood Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
180 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV
(775) 588-2787

Whether it is for breakfast, lunch or dinner, if you are craving a touch of class to your meal, then you should explore the Bistro located within the world-class destination resort Edgewood Tahoe. The setting is very Tahoe, with tones both rustic and contemporary. A few recipes that deserve extra attention include their Bistro buttermilk pancakes for breakfast, their twisted Cuban sandwich for lunch or,... read more

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The Grille at The Chateau

Lake Tahoe Lake-view Dining
955 Fairway Boulevard, Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-1178

You don’t have to be a golfer to stop in for lunch at The Grille, located in The Chateau at Incline’s Championship golf course. With an indoor dining room and an outside deck above the 18th hole, it’s hard to decide what’s better – the food or the amazing view down the golf course of the lake and mountains. From the Small Plates menu don’t... read more

You don’t have to be a golfer to stop in for lunch at The Grille,... read more