Lake Tahoe Restaurants

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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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Bridgetender Tavern & Grill

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

Bridgetender Tavern & 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 & 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 Resort
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Honored by Golf Digest as one of the Best Golf Pubs in the world, Brooks' Bar & Deck is home to a setting both striking and serene and a delicious menu featuring unique takes on comfort food classics. You'll find it adjacent to the 18th hole at the Edgewood Tahoe Resort golf course. Reservations are strongly encouraged.read more

Honored by Golf Digest as one of the Best Golf Pubs in the world, Brooks' Bar &...read more

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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 among locals and for good reason. Located right across the street from some of the best public swimming around Lake Tahoe, this friendly, family-centric dining establishment has sandwiches, burgers, appetizers, soups, salads and tasty Italian food plus a welcoming atmosphere. The pizzas are well-sized, and the calzones are huge. In addition, they have a kids' menu. There is a...read more

CB's Bistro is most definitely a favorite among locals and for good reason. Located right...read more

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Crosby's Kitchen & Cocktail

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

Crosby’s Kitchen & Cocktail in Christmas Tree Village is a restaurant and bar with friendly staff, a welcoming vibe and ample TVs to watch sports. They’re open every day except Wednesday for all-day brunch, lunch and dinner with a little bit of everything on the menu. Lunch and dinner fare ranges from grilled salmon to chicken & waffles, Wagyu or crabcake sliders to their popular Chicken...read more

Crosby’s Kitchen & Cocktail in Christmas Tree Village is a restaurant and bar with friendly...read more

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Edgewood Restaurant

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

Edgewood Restaurant in the Clubhouse at Edgewood Tahoe is one of South Lake Tahoe's hidden gems. With its floor-to-ceiling windows, the restaurant offers striking views of Lake Tahoe. Diners indulge in culinary masterpieces paired with a carefully selected and diverse wine list. Reservations are strongly encouraged.read more

Edgewood Restaurant in the Clubhouse at Edgewood Tahoe is one of South Lake Tahoe's hidden...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. Emerald Bay Bar & Grill serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and offers daily happy hour drink specials such as their famous $2 tacos and beef sliders, Chili Verde weekend breakfast and Steak and Shrimp Sunday dinner. The sports bar is a gathering spot for friends...read more

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

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Grand Central Pizza & Pasta

2229 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Suite E
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 salads. 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 relaxed atmosphere....read more

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

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Jason's Beachside Grille

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

Enjoy beautiful lake views from Jason's summer deck or dine inside in a rustic, old Tahoe atmosphere by their cozy fire-pit. Their menu features American classics such as slow-roasted prime rib, seafood, pasta, gourmet burgers and nightly specials. Savor their house specialty, baby back ribs, which they slow cook using specially designed ovens. Jason’s offers a full bar with an extensive wine list and a...read more

Enjoy beautiful lake views from Jason's summer deck or dine inside in a rustic, old...read more

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Keys Café

2279 Lake Tahoe Boulevard #2
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 542-3800
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Another little eatery overflowing with Tahoe charm is the Keys Café. Right about where Tahoe Keys Boulevard meets Lake Tahoe Boulevard, this little cabin serves breakfast and lunch with free-range organic eggs, healthy and hearty sandwiches and seasonal homemade soups. You’ll also find fruit smoothies, coffee and tea, and a beer and wine selection that changes with the seasons. The café has a large catering...read more

Another little eatery overflowing with Tahoe charm is the Keys Café. Right about where Tahoe...read more

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Lake Tahoe AleWorX at the Y

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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Lake Tahoe AleWorX Stateline

31 U.S. Highway 50, #105
Stateline, NV
(775) 580-6163
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Right in the middle of the Stateline action, Lake Tahoe AleWorX's Stateline location serves an ever-rotating selection of specialty craft beers and specialty cocktails along with wood-fired pizza, small bites, fresh salads and desserts. They also serve weekend brunch. It's a lively spot with a large patio, a stage for live music and late-night DJ and silent disco parties. Another location of Lake Tahoe AleWorX...read more

Right in the middle of the Stateline action, Lake Tahoe AleWorX's Stateline location serves an...read more

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Lakeview Social Tahoe

3135 Harrison Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-4007
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Just steps from the Tahoe beaches, Lakeview Social Tahoe is an outdoor place to eat, drink and relax within view of the lake. It's a coffeehouse, a beer garden and an event site all in one. Hang with friends around one of the huge fire pits, enjoy a beer from the mobile beer taps, enjoy tasty eats from the food truck at a picnic table...read more

Just steps from the Tahoe beaches, Lakeview Social Tahoe is an outdoor place to eat,...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 and comfort food, Moe's Original Bar B Que in Tahoe City is your best bet. They serve 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 next to the bike path that...read more

If you are craving Southern cooking and comfort food, Moe's Original Bar B Que in...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 on lower Kingsbury is a ski bar. Pizza, burgers, fries and comfort food join 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 lot...read more

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

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Orchid's Thai Cuisine

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

Orchid's Thai Cuisine thrives in its little location just east of the Y. If you are looking for a Thai restaurant that is big on flavor and decorated with beautiful Thai decor, then this is a great place to enjoy. Their large menu offers something for everyone, and the dishes are perfect for sharing family-style. There are a lot of spicy dishes on their menu,...read more

Orchid's Thai Cuisine thrives in its little location just east of the Y. If you...read more

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Pete 'n Peters

395 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-2400
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Pete 'n Peters is one of the more consistently happening bars in Tahoe City. Located a step or two off of the beaten path, Pete 'n Peters' slightly hidden location does not at all take away from its popularity. A true sports bar at heart, it is adorned with its fair share of giant TVs as well as pool tables, dart boards and shuffleboards. It's...read more

Pete 'n Peters is one of the more consistently happening bars in Tahoe City. Located...read more

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River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant

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

Offering hearty gourmet dining and bar specials in a nostalgic atmosphere, River Ranch is a landmark destination and locals' favorite year-round. Nestled on the banks of the Truckee River, River Ranch is poised to catch people tubing down the mellow rapids during the heat of the summer and to capture the après-ski crowd funneling down from the ski resorts during the cold winter nights. Their recently renovated seasonal patio...read more

Offering hearty gourmet dining and bar specials in a nostalgic atmosphere, River Ranch is a landmark...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. With its private banquet room and catering facilities, RoJo's...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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Rosie's Cafe

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

Rosie's Cafe, a longtime player on the Tahoe City restaurant scene, has fed patrons since 1964. It not only offers basic American fare like hamburgers, salads and steaks, but also delicious breakfast and pizza. As a place that pays homage to the history of the area with local antiques, memorabilia and photos of long ago, the atmosphere is entertaining, homey and welcoming. The adjoining bar...read more

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

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Sage Leaf Tahoe

893 Tahoe Boulevard, Suite 600
Incline Village, NV
(775) 413-5005
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Sage Leaf curates an elevated dining experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner bringing healthy, comforting and innovative fare in an inviting, friendly atmosphere. The ever-changing menus and wine list feature local, sustainable and humanely raised products along with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Sage Leaf offers indoor dining and patio seating, and take-out with online ordering is available. The restaurant can be rented in the...read more

Sage Leaf curates an elevated dining experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner bringing healthy, comforting...read more

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Tahoe Bear Tea House

3668 Lake Tahoe Boulevard #G
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-4200
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

If you are yearning for a delicious treat, then check out Tahoe Bear Tea House. A welcoming environment offering flavorful bubble tea, Thai tea, milk tea, tea lattes, smoothies and fruit tea, Tahoe Bear Tea House is the new hot spot for delectable drinks and deserts. Using only premium black tea leaves in combination with specially imported chewy boba from Taiwan, this unique tea house...read more

If you are yearning for a delicious treat, then check out Tahoe Bear Tea House....read more

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Tahoe Tap Haus

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

A favorite among north shore locals, this relatively new tap house in the Cobblestone Shopping Center provides an exceptional opportunity to enjoy tasty brews, juicy burgers and some of the best views of the lake that Tahoe City has to offer. Serving lunch and dinner, Tahoe Tap Haus has an atmosphere that is open, inviting and welcoming, like walking into your best friend's home. They have a...read more

A favorite among north shore locals, this relatively new tap house in the Cobblestone Shopping...read more

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Tahoe Tavern & Grill

219 Kingsbury Grade
Stateline, NV
(775) 580-6226
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

If you are looking for a restaurant that celebrates the roots of Lake Tahoe, try Tahoe Tavern & Grill. Built on the appreciation of the pioneers that settled this amazing area, Tahoe Tavern & Grill takes pride in providing scrumptious meals and thirst-quenching drinks to those who travel the same Dagget Pass Trail that our forefathers used. Their focus is to provide each guest with...read more

If you are looking for a restaurant that celebrates the roots of Lake Tahoe, try...read more

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The Bistro at Edgewood Tahoe

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

Conveniently located inside The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe Resort is The Bistro, a hub for guests to gather, dine and reminisce about the day's adventures. The Bistro serves as Edgewood Tahoe's refined yet casual dining option for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are strongly encouraged.read more

Conveniently located inside The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe Resort is The Bistro, a hub for...read more

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The Bistro at the Corner

2040 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-2751
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

For chef-driven cuisine and superior service in an elegant, mountain-modern dining room, The Bistro at the Corner is a standout for fine dining among the multitude of restaurants in the Tahoe region. The Bistro serves culinary masterpieces for dinner and weekend brunch with choices to include seafood, duck, beef, elk, an array of vegetables and impressive desserts. The cocktail menu and wine selection match the...read more

For chef-driven cuisine and superior service in an elegant, mountain-modern dining room, The Bistro at...read more

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The Cocktail Corner

2042 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-2751
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Are you looking for handcrafted cocktails and a contemporary comfort food experience? Look no further than The Cocktail Corner, a place with culinary and cocktail savoir faire in South Lake Tahoe. As the sister to Lake Tahoe AleWorX, with which they share a fantastic expansive patio, the cocktail lounge is a dining option that delights and satisfies through both libations and menu items. They serve...read more

Are you looking for handcrafted cocktails and a contemporary comfort food experience? Look no further...read more

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The 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 Valley-style market, and that term goes a long...read more

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

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The Getaway Cafe

3140 U.S. Highway 50
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 577-5132
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

An eatery that was voted Best Breakfast and Best Lunch for 2022, Best Overall Restaurant in 2013 and 2014 as well as Best Breakfast in 2018, 2019 and 2020, Getaway Cafe has been a favorite destination for alpine comfort cuisine since 2006. Everything on the menu is made from scratch, with breakfast and lunch served daily. During the summer months, their dog-friendly outdoor patio is...read more

An eatery that was voted Best Breakfast and Best Lunch for 2022, Best Overall Restaurant...read more

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The Lake House

1181 Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-3433
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

The Lake House restaurant has a pleasant and classy atmosphere that matches the menu. The lunch selection is large with appetizers, soups and salads, house specialties and sandwiches. The dinner menu trades sandwiches for such entree offerings as steelhead trout, pan-seared lamb chops, rib eyes, duck and filet mignon, to name just a few. The happy hour menu selections are served during a two-and-a-half-hour window,...read more

The Lake House restaurant has a pleasant and classy atmosphere that matches the menu. The...read more

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The Loft Theatre, Lounge & Dining / Magic Fusion Show

1001 Heavenly Village Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 523-8024
Shops at Heavenly Village
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

A combination of live theater, high-end lounge and tapas-style dining, The Loft Theatre offers the full package for a fun night out. The nightly entertainment includes world-class magicians and theatrical acts performing in an intimate, 107-seat, stadium-style theater. The lineup of performances includes a full slate of all-ages, family-friendly shows as well as a more limited selection of adult-oriented offerings. In addition to entertainment, The Loft Theatre's restaurant, TASTE...read more

A combination of live theater, high-end lounge and tapas-style dining, The Loft Theatre offers the full...read more

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Za's Lakefront

120 Grove Street
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-9292
Lake Tahoe Restaurant
Za's is an excellent choice for lakefront outdoor dining in Tahoe City. The views will blow you away at this eclectic American-Italian restaurant that's also known for its great prices and casual setting. Wait until you see their new outdoor bar that's right over the lake! Known as the Lakefront SideBar, it features tasty bites and liquid delights such as their famous SideBar Slush. Za’s lunch and...read more
Za's is an excellent choice for lakefront outdoor dining in Tahoe City. The views will...read more