Lake Tahoe Restaurants

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Alder Creek Cafe

15275 Alder Creek Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-9686
Tahoe Donner
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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

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Alibi Ale Works

204 E. Enterprise Street
Incline Village, NV
(775) 298-7001
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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 the occasional sour or barrel-aged special. Come visit their modern, on-premise taproom to sample the variety or get a growler filled to take with you. They don’t serve food, but you’re welcome to bring your own or... read more

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

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Alibi Ale Works

10069 Bridge St.
Truckee, CA
(530) 536-5029
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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 the occasional sour or barrel-aged special. Come visit their modern, on-premise taproom to sample the variety or get a growler filled to take with you. They don’t serve food, but you’re welcome to bring your own or... read more

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

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Alibi Ale Works - Truckee Public House

10069 Bridge Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 536-5029
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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

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Alpine Union Bar & Kitchen

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

An option for great food anytime of day, 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 dessert try their fried... read more

An option for great food anytime of day, Alpine Union is a cozy restaurant located... read more

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Artemis Lakefront Cafe

900 Ski Run Boulevard
Suite 111
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 542-3332
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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

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

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Beacon Bar & Grill

1900 Jameston Beach Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-1801
Camp Richardson
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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. The 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... read more

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

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Bear Beach Cafe

3310 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-2321
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Bear Beach Cafe is proof that lake-view dining at Tahoe is not limited to ritzy restaurants in the high-rise resorts. The cafe is a nice, friendly venue with good, satisfying food right across the street from the lake. Breakfast is served all day, and all of the favorites are available. The omelettes are made with four eggs, and the most popular choice is the Lake... read more

Bear Beach Cafe is proof that lake-view dining at Tahoe is not limited to ritzy... read more

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Bigfoot Deli

770 Mays Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-6666
Village Market
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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, espressos 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

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Boathouse on the Pier

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

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

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Brewforia Beer Market + Kitchen

800 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 298-7660
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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. The market sells a huge selection of bottled and canned specialty craft beers, and the staff is highly committed to its freshness. If you're not quite sure what you... read more

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

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Bridgetender Tavern and Grill

65 West Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-3342
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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

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Brooks' Bar & Deck

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

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 isn’t extensive, but what food is on it is elegantly casual from the Grilled Flatbread and Steak Salad to the baked rigatoni and blackened... read more

Brooks’ Bar and Deck puts the sport in sports bar, if that sport happens to... read more

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Cable Car Ice Cream Shop

6834 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe Vista, CA
(530) 546-9500
Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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 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... read more

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Casey's

212 Elks Point Road, #101
Zephyr Cove, NV
(775) 586-1822
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Casey’s has gone through a remodel and has more space than ever with live entertainment in its new Living Room. Casey’s is fun and casual, and the menu of American comfort food is enhanced with Mexican specials and a full bar. They have a large breakfast menu, served until noon, and are happy to host large group events.

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CB's Bistro

5075 North Lake Boulevard
Carnelian Bay, CA
(530) 546-4738
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

CB's Bistro is most definitely a favorite amongst locals. And for good reason. The friendly, family-centric dining establishment has tasty Italian food and a welcoming atmosphere and is located 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 it is an... read more

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

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Chicken in a Barrel

2100 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-4480
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

When it comes to tasty food that is obviously created with care and love, there is a place in South Lake Tahoe to seek out: Chicken in a Barrel. Taking the cue from Hawaiian hospitality and the importance of family, Chicken in a Barrel is a dining experience that embodies togetherness. Utilizing a one-of-a-kind cooking style in which custom-made drum barrels give chicken, ribs, tri-tip,... read more

When it comes to tasty food that is obviously created with care and love, there... read more

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Cork & More

1032 Al Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-5253
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

A few select businesses establish themselves to the point that you can't imagine what it would be like if they were to close up shop. The Cork & More, a Tahoe institution for nearly 40 years, is one of those places. Smack-dab in the middle of the South Shore community, it has been described as "a Napa-style market," and that term goes a long way... read more

A few select businesses establish themselves to the point that you can't imagine what it... read more

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Crosby's Tavern

868 Tahoe Boulevard #4
Incline Village, NV
(775) 833-1030
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Crosby’s Tavern in Christmas Tree Village is a sports bar with a welcoming staff and a family-friendly vibe. They’re open daily for late breakfast, lunch and dinner with a little bit of everything on the menu. Breakfast is served all day, from the traditional chicken fried steak and eggs to specialties like the Dagwood – a rib-eye and fried egg on a French roll with... read more

Crosby’s Tavern in Christmas Tree Village is a sports bar with a welcoming staff and... read more

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Edgewood Restaurant

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

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 choice of dinners is not enormous, but the food is very well... read more

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

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Emerald Bay Bar & Grill

888 Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-7017
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Every town has places where the locals go to have fun, and Emerald Bay fits the bill in South Lake Tahoe. This sports bar is a gathering spot for friends to meet and watch the game on one of nine big screens. The fun also includes horseshoes and beer pong on occasion and perhaps even live music. The everyday happy hour runs from 3 to... read more

Every town has places where the locals go to have fun, and Emerald Bay fits... read more

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Fox & Hound Lake Tahoe Bar & Grill

237 Tramway Drive
Stateline, NV
(775) 588-8887
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

If you want to brag that you’ve been to the highest sports bar at Tahoe, then you need to drive up Kingsbury Grade and visit the Fox & Hound. A full restaurant and bar, they serve everything you’d expect to find at a good bar and grill, plus they are rightfully proud of their award-winning barbecue. In fact, the Fox & Hound BBQ will be... read more

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Glasses Wine Bar

760 Mays Boulevard, #8
Incline Village, NV
(530) 270-9463
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Tahoe is a place for combining all of your favorite activities. You can spend a day on the slopes and an evening at the gaming tables. You can enjoy Shakespeare on the shore of the lake. And now you can indulge in a little bit of reading while enjoying a drink at a warm and welcoming wine bar. Glasses Wine Bar is a recent addition... read more

Tahoe is a place for combining all of your favorite activities. You can spend a... read more

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Grand Central Pizza & Pasta

2229 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, #6
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-1308
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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

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Hacienda Del Lago

760 North Lake Boulevard, #30
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-3700
Boatworks Mall
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Hacienda Del Lago is an absolute favorite among locals. Having had a place in the hearts of Tahoe people for years, it left its Tahoe City Boatworks Mall location for a few years, only to come back in response to the desire of so many patrons. A Mexican restaurant with heart, Hacienda (as it is affectionately known) boasts all of the typical Mexican fare plus... read more

Hacienda Del Lago is an absolute favorite among locals. Having had a place in the... read more

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Heaven's Little Café

1001 Heavenly Way, #23
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-3324
Shops at Heavenly Village
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

There are several fun restaurants around Heavenly Village that are good spots to relax after a day on the slopes, enjoy some live music or have a drink and watch the game. But sometimes that's not exactly what you are looking for. Sometimes, you just need a quick bite and a drink of coffee. Heaven's Little Café fills that need. The shop offers breakfast combos... read more

There are several fun restaurants around Heavenly Village that are good spots to relax after... read more

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Jason's Beachside Grille

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

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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Lake Tahoe AleWorX Taproom

2050 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-0442
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Nothing against the other adult beverages, but South Lake Tahoe has always been more of a craft beer kind of a place, even before microbrew was a buzzword. So the Lake Tahoe AleWorX taproom at the 'Y' doesn't feel so much like it is a new watering hole and pizzeria. It's more as if it's just a final puzzle piece that is a perfect fit.... read more

Nothing against the other adult beverages, but South Lake Tahoe has always been more of... read more

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LewMarNel's Steaks and Spirits

901 Park Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 542-1072
Best Western Station House Inn
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

When you first learn that LewMarNel’s is affiliated with and connected to a Best Western Inn, you might picture it as a fair-to-middlin’ cafe or diner, and the fact that the Station House Inn guests receive a complimentary breakfast there reinforces that image. The seasonal lunch menu is also rather limited, although dining on the deck or poolside can be a treat. The truth, however,... read more

When you first learn that LewMarNel’s is affiliated with and connected to a Best Western... read more

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Lone Eagle Grille

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

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

Grab a table next to the wall of windows at the Lone Eagle Grille and... read more

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Moe's Original Bar B Que

700 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 807-1023
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

If you are craving Southern cooking, then Tahoe City has your fix. For the best in Southern comfort food, Moe's Original Bar B Que is your best bet, serving all the tasty dishes like Southern fried catfish, St. Louis-style ribs, cornbread and baked beans. Located on the shores of Lake Tahoe, the restaurant has great views of the water and surrounding mountains and is situated... read more

If you are craving Southern cooking, then Tahoe City has your fix. For the best... read more

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Moody’s Bistro, Bar & Beats

10007 Bridge Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-8688
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Moody’s in downtown Truckee is all about the three Bs – bistro, bar and beats. In fact, that’s the popular establishment’s formal name: Moody’s Bistro, Bar & Beats (but locals just call it Moody’s). Occupying the lower half of the historic (and maybe haunted) Truckee Hotel, Moody’s is open for lunch, happy hour, dinner and late-night grooving to live jazz. Not hungry enough for a... read more

Moody’s in downtown Truckee is all about the three Bs – bistro, bar and beats.... read more

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Mott Canyon Tavern & Grill

259 Kingsbury Grade
Stateline, NV
(775) 588-8989
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

There are cop bars, there are bars where journalists hang out after work and at Tahoe there are ski bars. Mott Canyon Tavern and Grill is on lower Kingsbury is a ski bar. Pizza, burgers, fries and comfort food joins a full bar with a party attitude. It’s not a large space, although the outdoor patio is a nice addition, but it’s packed with a... read more

There are cop bars, there are bars where journalists hang out after work and at... read more

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Obexer's General Store

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

Obexer's General Store is so much more than a general store. Of course 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... read more

Obexer's General Store is so much more than a general store. Of course it offers... read more

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Orchid's Authentic Thai Cuisine

2180 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-5541
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Like many of the smaller restaurants at Lake Tahoe, Orchid's Thai is located in a building that, architecturally speaking, could be called “mid-century shopping center,” and has an interior that, if it weren’t for the decorations on the walls, could just as easily be that of a rural cafe. But since dining is less about the surroundings than it is about the food, Orchid's thrives... read more

Like many of the smaller restaurants at Lake Tahoe, Orchid's Thai is located in a... read more

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Park Prime Steakhouse

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

The steakhouse at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is more authentic than practically any other resort steakhouse because the owners of the resort, the Park family, have their roots as cattle ranchers in northern Nevada. Park Prime offers local, grass-fed and free-range beef in a modern Western atmosphere. Enjoy live music and a menu that includes premium seafood dishes and specialty drinks. The steakhouse... read more

The steakhouse at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is more authentic than practically any... read more

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Pizza on the Hill

11509 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-9669
Tahoe Donner
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

For visitors renting a place in Tahoe Donner or those hungry after hiking, biking or skiing, Pizza on the Hill in the Northwoods Clubhouse is the perfect place for tasty, convenient and reasonably priced food. Got kids? Even better, as Pizza on the Hill has plenty to keep them entertained in the game room. And while pizza is the star of the menu, there is... read more

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Primo's Italian Bistro

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

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

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River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant

2285 River Road
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-4264
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

River Ranch is a favorite for locals in both summer and winter, but it's a favorite for all in summer. Nestled on the side of the Truckee River, River Ranch has perfect position to catch people tubing down the mellow rapids during the heat of the summer sun. They have an open patio that frames the last rapids that tubers ride before disembarking. The patio... read more

River Ranch is a favorite for locals in both summer and winter, but it's a... read more

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RoJo's Tavern

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

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

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Rookie's Sports Bar & Grill

930 Tahoe Boulevard #1000
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-9008
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

If you’re looking for a place to watch a particular sporting event – obscure or otherwise – Rookie’s is probably showing it on one of their 30 high-definition TVs. They serve breakfast until 11 a.m., and the menu is extensive, from a bagel and cream cheese to burritos, Benedicts, scrambles and omelets. Served late into the night, the rest of the menu has salads, wraps,... read more

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Rosie's Cafe

571 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-8504
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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

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Sidelines Sports Pub

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

When an important game is on, one thing is vital: a big-screen TV. Thank goodness for places like Sidelines Sports Pub, where watching your favorite team while enjoying your favorite beverage is as easy as stopping by. A sports bar within the hotel lobby of Beach Retreat & Lodge, Sidelines Sports Pub is a welcoming eatery just steps away from the front desk. From football... read more

When an important game is on, one thing is vital: a big-screen TV. Thank goodness... read more

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Straw Hat Sports Bar & Grille

18 U.S. Highway 50
Stateline, NV
(775) 586-9000
Harveys Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Those of a certain age may remember Straw Hat Pizza as the fun birthday party restaurant of their youth. But in Tahoe it’s the Straw Hat Sports Bar & Grille, located in Harveys on the main casino floor. It’s still a celebrated spot, but for a slightly older demographic than pre-teens in party hats. With dozens of HDTVs, patrons can watch every NBA and NFL... read more

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TASTE at The Loft

1021 Heavenly Village Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 523-8024
Shops at Heavenly Village
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

TASTE at The Loft features a vibrant mix of small plates and American tapas meant to be shared in the magical environment at The Loft Theatre in Heavenly Village. Each dish is carefully prepared in house by award-winning chefs using the best sustainable, local and seasonable ingredients. They offer vegetarian, seafood, meat, gluten-free and keto dishes, both cold and hot. Before or after your dining... read more

TASTE at The Loft features a vibrant mix of small plates and American tapas meant... read more

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Tep's Villa Roma

3450 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-8227
Lake Tahoe Restaurant
(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

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The Bistro at Edgewood Tahoe

180 Lake Parkway
Stateline, NV
(844) 207-9179
Edgewood Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Whether it is for breakfast, lunch or dinner, if you are desiring a touch of class to your meal, then you must partake in a luxurious dining experience at The Bistro located within the world-class destination resort Edgewood Tahoe. Outfitted with a magnificent ambiance and opulent setting, the restaurant is an experience not to be missed for those who enjoy the finer things in life.... read more

Whether it is for breakfast, lunch or dinner, if you are desiring a touch of... read more

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The Grille at Sawtooth Ridge

5001 Northstar Drive, Suite 5101
Truckee, CA
(530) 562-2188
Northstar California Resort
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

If you are looking for a unique dining experience that is tasty, enjoyable and welcoming, then you must try The Grille at Sawtooth Ridge. A locally owned restaurant that focuses on supporting other locally based businesses, this family-centered dining establishment brings the idea of a delightful atmosphere to a higher level of excellence. Their specialty is California cuisine with a deeply ingrained fusion of Hawaiian... read more

If you are looking for a unique dining experience that is tasty, enjoyable and welcoming,... read more

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The Grille at The Chateau

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

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

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The Idle Hour Wine Bar + Events

3351 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-3304
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

When it comes to combining an amazing lakefront event with exceptional wine, The Idle Hour is a business not to be missed. Created out of the desire to combine a wine bar with a stunning event space, The Idle Hour offers an ever-changing lineup of boutique wine producers that are personally chosen by The Idle Hour team. Within that offering is their magnificent Wine and... read more

When it comes to combining an amazing lakefront event with exceptional wine, The Idle Hour... read more

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The Lodge Restaurant & Pub

12850 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9455
Tahoe Donner
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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

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The Oyster Bar

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

Right alongside the casino floor in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, practically right in the middle of the gaming action, is The Oyster Bar. There have been seafood restaurants in the South Shore resorts before but never anything quite like this. The namesake offerings are fresh seasonal oysters on the half shell and oyster shooters. The bar also features a New Orleans theme, with... read more

Right alongside the casino floor in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, practically right in... read more

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The Pioneer Cocktail Club

521 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 523-0402
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

If you enjoy a classy atmosphere and unique and tasty recipes as well as cocktails that will blow your socks off, then you must check out Tahoe City's newest offering of a chic eatery, The Pioneer Cocktail Club. The menu is packed full of imaginative dishes like their small plate option Kale Louie, which is served with bay shrimp, sieved egg and a prawn cracker,... read more

If you enjoy a classy atmosphere and unique and tasty recipes as well as cocktails... read more

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The Pour House Wine Shop

10075 Jibboom Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-9664
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Sure, you can buy a bottle of wine from a grocery store chain or at expensive and pretentious wine bars. Better is discovering that little out-of-the-way place with character, selection and owners happy to help wine novices and connoisseurs alike. The Pour House Wine Shop in Truckee is that place. Settled in a funky old clapboard house behind downtown’s Commercial Row, the Pour House curates... read more

Sure, you can buy a bottle of wine from a grocery store chain or at... read more

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The Soule Domain

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

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

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

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The Timbers

168 U.S. Highway 50
Stateline, NV
(775) 588-7777
Lakeside Inn and Casino
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Known to old-timers as the Timberhouse, this restaurant’s namesake (both past and present) is immediately evident in its open-beam wooden ceilings. In classic Nevada style, The Timbers is open 24 hours, seven days a week, with a late-night menu and breakfast served around the clock. But classic doesn’t mean outdated. The makeover that brought a new name to the site included a fresh, contemporary décor... read more

Known to old-timers as the Timberhouse, this restaurant’s namesake (both past and present) is immediately... read more

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Village Bar & Grill

1001 Heavenly Village Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(775) 588-9090
Shops at Heavenly Village
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Located smack dab in the middle of Heavenly Village, Village Bar & Grill is perfectly situated amidst spectacular scenery and people-watching opportunities. Tasty starters include Pulled Pork Nachos, Grilled Cheese Dippers and a Sausage Feast. The main menu includes favorites like their Kobe Bacon Blue Cheese Burger, Mango BBQ Ribs and Chipotle Pineapple Pork Tacos. They also offer a basic menu for children. 

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Waterman's Landing

5166 North Lake Boulevard
Carnelian Bay, CA
(530) 546-3590
Patton Landing Beach
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Waterman's Landing is a place of gathering, fun and gratitude for the fun that the shores of Lake Tahoe provide. A collective of local businesses as well as a small cafe, this year-round hotspot is nestled on Patton Landing Beach. With easy access to Lake Tahoe, Waterman's Landing provides kayak and paddleboard tours and lessons as well rentals of paddleboards, kayaks, canoes and other water... read more

Waterman's Landing is a place of gathering, fun and gratitude for the fun that the... read more

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Whitecaps Pizza

8290 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-2200
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Whitecaps Pizza has created the perfect combination: delicious pizza accompanied with stellar views. On the shores of Lake Tahoe in Kings Beach, Whitecaps Pizza is a new restaurant offering pizza, appetizers and sandwiches. They also have 14 handcrafted beers on tap as well as an extensive domestic and international wine selection. Their welcoming, clean establishment is great for enjoying your meal indoors or on the... read more

Whitecaps Pizza has created the perfect combination: delicious pizza accompanied with stellar views. On the... read more

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Xhale Bar & Lounge

27 Highway 50, Suite Basement
Stateline, NV
(775) 580-7221
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Xhale Bar & Lounge is a welcoming bar that offers dancing, hookah enjoyment and great drink specials. The vibe is fun and relaxing while at the same time hopping with the latest music beats. Their full hookah bar offers the smoking apparatus (perfect for groups) and a variety of smoking flavors. They also feature a full bar and nightclub scene with music raging into the... read more

Xhale Bar & Lounge is a welcoming bar that offers dancing, hookah enjoyment and great... read more

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Zephyr Cove Restaurant

760 U.S. Highway 50
Zephyr Cove, NV
(775) 589-4968
Zephyr Cove Resort
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

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