Lake Tahoe Restaurants

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Alibi Ale Works - Brewery and Barrelhouse

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

Alibi’s original taproom – the Barrel House – at their production brewery in Incline Village, is a comfortable, well-crafted space for people to gather and relax. Their brewers curate a draft and bottle list of their favorite beers, and there are always a few Barrel House-exclusive beers here. They offer beers by the glass, build-your-own flights and crowlers/growlers to go as well as a range...read more

Alibi’s original taproom – the Barrel House – at their production brewery in Incline Village,...read more

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Alibi Ale Works - Incline Public House

931 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-8300
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Incline Public House is Alibi Ale Works' third and newest location. The taproom and restaurant serve Alibi's fantastic beer from 16+ frequently rotating taps, along with cider, wine, nitro coffee, kombucha and other non-alcoholic options. Beyond beverages, their excellent food menu ranges from amazing burgers and wings to mezze boards, salmon toast and sushi-grade Spicy Yellowfin Tuna. Be sure to ask your server for recommended...read more

Incline Public House is Alibi Ale Works' third and newest location. The taproom and restaurant...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 location, opened in 2017 in Truckee’s historic downtown to offer another venue to enjoy their beers along with live music and a rotating food menu of sandwiches, salads, pretzels and daily specials. Much like their other locations, it is a comfortable, well-crafted space for people to gather and relax, featuring a large outdoor beer garden. The taproom...read more

Truckee Public House is Alibi Ale Works’ second location, opened in 2017 in Truckee’s historic...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 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

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Bare Roots Artisan Coffee Roasting Company

2572 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Suite 3
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-4422
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

What better way to enjoy Lake Tahoe than waking up early to experience the peace and serenity of the morning hours while sipping a cup of organic, artisan craft coffee that was freshly hand-roasted right here in South Lake Tahoe? Bare Roots Artisan Coffee Roasting Company makes this idyllic situation possible. A family-owned, small-batch roastery, Bare Roots is dedicated to offering delicious, flavorful and distinct...read more

What better way to enjoy Lake Tahoe than waking up early to experience the peace...read more

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Bella Tahoe Deli & Catering

152 U.S. Highway 50
Stateline, NV
(530) 416-0401
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

From a small, intimate dinner to a huge wedding reception, Bella Tahoe Catering will create a custom menu to meet your taste and budget. Chef Candace Lockhart also offers her services as a private chef, teaches classes in the Bella Tahoe Cooking Kitchen and prepares the popular, individually packaged Meals in a Box using green and local products. The deli serves lunch Tuesday through Saturday...read more

From a small, intimate dinner to a huge wedding reception, Bella Tahoe Catering will create...read more

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Bertie's Hot Chicken

903 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 413-5050
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Bertie's Hot Chicken in Incline Village started with owner Rick Boyd's upbringing in which homemade chicken recipes were made with loving care. Boyd brought his native Texan roots and family recipes to Lake Tahoe and offers incredibly tasty fried chicken made with the spicy love that only the Deep South can create. With Boyd's passion for fried chicken and spicy food, this is a dining...read more

Bertie's Hot Chicken in Incline Village started with owner Rick Boyd's upbringing in which homemade...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, espresso, pastries, smoothies, homemade quiche, breakfast burritos and many types of breakfast sandwiches. Lunch is hamburgers, specialty sandwiches and build-your-own deli sandwiches. In the summer they serve barbecue. Bigfoot Deli, in the Village Shopping Center, is open...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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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
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. Both walk-ins and reservations are welcome.read more

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

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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 Tavern

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

Crosby’s Tavern in Christmas Tree Village is a restaurant and bar with ample TVs to watch sports and a welcoming staff and family-friendly vibe. They’re open daily for all-day brunch, lunch and dinner with a little bit of everything on the menu. Lunch and dinner fare includes burgers, grilled sandwiches, steaks and BBQ ribs as well as a wide range of soups and salads and a...read more

Crosby’s Tavern in Christmas Tree Village is a restaurant and bar with ample TVs to...read more

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Edgewood Restaurant

100 Lake Parkway
Stateline, NV
(844) 207-9179
Edgewood Tahoe
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.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. This sports bar is a gathering spot for friends to meet and watch the game on one of nine big screens. The everyday happy hour runs from 3 to 6 p.m. and includes specials on beer, wine and liquor.read more

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

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Fredrick's Fusion Bistro

907 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-3007
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Fredrick’s, an American bistro with an Asian twist, is known for their sashimi and sushi rolls, but they also serve up seafood, duck, filet mignon and braised short ribs, to name a few. Not to be missed are the Lobster Dogs and the Turf & Surf sushi rolls. There’s a welcoming bar with a mellow ambiance serving craft cocktails. They have an extensive and eclectic...read more

Fredrick’s, an American bistro with an Asian twist, is known for their sashimi and sushi...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

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, drinks from the full bar 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...read more

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Jiffy's Pizza & Homemade Ice Cream

930 Tahoe Boulevard, #904
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-6161
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Jiffy's Pizza & Homemade Ice Cream is a longtime favorite for locals. From humble beginnings more than 30 years ago, Jiffy's Pizza still offers the same NYC-style pizza crust today that made them famous around Lake Tahoe. The cozy restaurant offers outdoor seating, and they have a wonderful selection of beer and wine. They also offer incredibly delicious homemade ice cream in an assortment of...read more

Jiffy's Pizza & Homemade Ice Cream is a longtime favorite for locals. From humble beginnings...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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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

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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, dinner and late-night grooving to live jazz. Not hungry enough for a full meal?...read more

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

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Morgan’s Lobster Shack & Fish Market

10087 W. River Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-5000
Lake Tahoe Restaurant

Ignore the old saying from Maine that “ya can’t get there from here” when it comes to finding fresh seafood in a mountain town. Get down to West River Street in Truckee and you’ll be there – Morgan’s Lobster Shack & Fish Market to be exact. With half of the ownership hailing from Maine, Morgan’s has a direct line to fresh New England lobster and...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 thrives in this little location just east of the Y. If you are looking for a Thai restaurant that is big on flavor but simple in decor, then this is a great place to enjoy. With a large menu that offers a great variety of flavors, their selection offers something for everyone. The dishes are perfect for sharing family-style. There are a lot of spicy dishes on their...read more

Orchid's thrives in this little location just east of the Y. If you are looking...read more

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River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant

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

Offering delicious 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 newly renovated seasonal patio...read more

Offering delicious 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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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 late morning, 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 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 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 on the Tahoe City restaurant scene, has fed patrons since...read more

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Tahoe 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 Tahoe 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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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 and brewery 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...read more

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

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The Bistro at Edgewood Tahoe

180 Lake Parkway
Stateline, NV
(775) 588-2787
Edgewood Tahoe
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. read more

Conveniently located inside The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe Resort is The Bistro, a hub for...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 Idle Hour Wine Bar + Events

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

The Idle Hour is Lake Tahoe’s only lakefront wine and bubbly bar. It houses a retail boutique and event area that's famous for its stunning lake views. The Idle Hour offers an ever-changing lineup of regional wines from boutique California producers and imports wine and champagne from abroad. This magnificent wine and bubbly bar is open daily for enjoying a glass of wine, bottle of...read more

The Idle Hour is Lake Tahoe’s only lakefront wine and bubbly bar. It houses a...read more

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The Loft Theatre

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 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. Wait until you see their new outdoor bar that's right over the lake! Known as the Lakefront SideBar, it features new tasty bites like ceviche, ahi poke, shrimp & avocado cocktail and liquid delights...read more

Za's is an excellent choice for lakefront dining in Tahoe City. The views will blow...read more