Lake Tahoe Restaurants

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1882 Bar & Grill

10009 E. River Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-9222
River Street Inn

The deck at 1882 Bar & Grill is the only restaurant in Truckee where one can enjoy a drink and meal while overlooking the Truckee River. Of course that’s only going to happen when the weather is warm, but during the winter the inside is a cozy place to enjoy the barbecue, sandwiches, soups and salads. Located in downtown Truckee, 1882 Bar & Grill can... read more

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Alder Creek Cafe

15275 Alder Creek Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9400
Tahoe Donner

There is nothing like adventure to fuel your appetite, so what could be more appropriate than a café located right inside the Alder Creek Adventure Center at the Tahoe Donner Resort? But 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 to go along with your drink from the... read more

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Artemis Lakefront Cafe

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 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

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Austin's

120 Country Club Drive #24
Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-7778

If you’re hungry and in the mood for some fresh, home-cooked comfort food, Austin’s might be the place for you. Their Signature Salads alone, like the Doug’s Favorite, are a meal in themselves – or two. Try their sandwiches, burgers, meatloaf or specialties like the Chicken Fried Chicken, Pesto Pasta Primavera or Mountain Rainbow Trout. Home-style side dishes include coleslaw, mac and cheese, chicken fried... read more

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Beacon Bar & Grill

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

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, a lot of people stop by for a... read more

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Big Water Grille

341 Ski Way
Incline Village, NV
(775) 833-0606

“Big water” is one meaning attributed to the Washoe name for Lake Tahoe. You can see just how big that water is when you take in the panoramic views from the spacious dining room of the Big Water Grille. Serving seasonal selections of California bistro cuisine, there’s a great list of starters like the ahi poke or pan-roasted quail plus fresh vegetable sides and some... 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

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

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Bridgetender Tavern and Grill

65 W. Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-3342

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

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Brothers Bar & Grill

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

Every town has places where the locals go to have fun, and Brothers Bar & Grill 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 the nine big screens. The fun also includes horseshoes and on occasion beer pong or perhaps even live music. The everyday happy hour runs... read more

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Cable Car Ice Cream Shop

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

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

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Captain Jon's

7220 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe Vista, CA
(530) 546-4819

Captain Jon's is an intertwining of historical Tahoe with the lake's romantic side. It's housed within one of Lake Tahoe's oldest buildings that once was home to a waterfront casino, a post office and an important stop for the stately travelers aboard the Tahoe Steamer. Today it's an elegant affair offering gourmet dining and exceptional views of the ever-changing colors of the lake. The kitchen... read more

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Casey's

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

Casey’s, located in the site that was formerly the Coyote Bar & Grill, has gone through a remodel and has more space than ever with live entertainment in their new Living Room. Casey’s is fun and casual, and their 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... read more

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CB's Pizza & Grill

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

CB's Pizza 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

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Copper Lane

3001 Northstar Drive, Suite 2057
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-7793
Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar

Locals are loyal customers to Copper Lane (previously known as Earthly Delights) because of their amazing baked goods, savory dishes and creative sandwiches. Copper Lane caters to every type of customer with every type of taste but now takes things a step further by offering exquisite wine and liquor options as well. Their Farm to Fork menu is vast and ranges from carry-out entrees and... read more

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D'lish Catering

255 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-6609
The Burrito Window

D'lish Catering is a favorite for locals and visitors when it comes to having incredibly tasty food at any size event. With years of experience in delivering exceptional quality, D'lish deserves the admiration. Considering the combination of beauty and taste as the passion that fuels D'lish, the experienced chefs are able to play with the latest gourmet techniques or stick to classical creations, depending on... read more

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Dorinda's Chocolates

5001 Northstar Drive
Truckee, CA
(775) 432-2024
The Village at Squaw Valley
Village at Northstar

Dorinda's Chocolates offers guests the opportunity to not only eat some of the tastiest handmade chocolates in northern California, but also to know that they're supporting a local business. Dorinda is a real person who lives not far from Squaw Valley, so when a chocolate is purchased from her store in the Village at Squaw Valley, guests know that her love has gone into each... read more

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Dorinda's Chocolates

1985 Squaw Valley Road
Olympic Valley, CA
(775) 432-2024
The Village at Squaw Valley
Village at Northstar

Dorinda's Chocolates offers guests the opportunity to not only eat some of the tastiest handmade chocolates in northern California, but also to know that they're supporting a local business. Dorinda is a real person who lives not far from Squaw Valley, so when a chocolate is purchased from her store in the Village at Squaw Valley, guests know that her love has gone into each... read more

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Fox & Hound Lake Tahoe Bar & Grill

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

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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Fresh Ketch

2435 Venice Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-5683

One of the great things about a marina is the opportunity for some great waterfront dining, whether or not you have a boat on that water. The Fresh Ketch in the Tahoe Keys Marina fills this role nicely. The marina is a bit off the main route through town, so getting there by car takes you away from the bright lights and through some nice... read more

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Front Street Station

11782 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 536-5035

Front Street Station serves Mexican food and pizza — a good combination for those looking for something that's quick, easy and tasty. The iconic log cabin that serves as the Tahoe City location has only a few places to sit inside, so if it's busy (as it can be, especially during the summer and after a good ski day) it's recommended to take dishes home... read more

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Front Street Station

205 River Road
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-3770

Front Street Station serves Mexican food and pizza — a good combination for those looking for something that's quick, easy and tasty. The iconic log cabin that serves as the Tahoe City location has only a few places to sit inside, so if it's busy (as it can be, especially during the summer and after a good ski day) it's recommended to take dishes home... read more

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Grand Central Pizza & Pasta

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

Grand Central Pizza and 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 both 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... read more

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Gus' Open Pit Barbecue

930 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-4487

Born out of a mobile catering grill, Gus’ Open Pit Barbecue is not your usual barbecue joint. While most types of grilling originated in the South, Gus’ employs a California style that came from the central coast around the town of Santa Maria. Tri-tip, seasoned with a dry rub, is slow grilled over an open fire of red oak. It’s served straight, without sauce, so... read more

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Heaven's Little Café

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

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

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inxpot cafe

7001 Northstar Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 536-5046
Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar

All the way from Keystone, Colorado, inxpot cafe is Northstar's go-to eatery for breakfast, lunch and drinks. The breakfast menu ranges from hearty to grainy with breakfast sandwiches, breakfast burritos, hot plates and even a special kids menu. Lunch offerings include hot and cold sandwiches, soups and salads, and, again, the kids are not forgotten. The cafe is also a cozy coffee shop with all... read more

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Jakes On The Lake

780 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-0188

Jakes On The Lake is a longstanding favorite for both locals and visitors to the North Lake Tahoe area. The restaurant has a superb spot situated directly on the shores of lake, making the views from the outdoor seating fantastic. The bar area is huge, perfect for large groups or parties. The menu ranges in styles of food — from Hawaiian-inspired seafood and steak to... read more

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Jalapeño’s Taqueria

675 Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-1422

South Lake Tahoe has a number of small eateries that rely more on the locals than on the tourist trade. When you locate such a restaurant, you can usually count on good food at reasonable prices and a lot of it. Jalapeño’s Taqueria is one such place, not far from the edge of town on Emerald Bay Road. Free homemade chips and salsa and free... read more

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Jamba Juice

4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard #33
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-8890

Jamba Juice is a chain that serves fruit and veggie smoothies and other good-for-you items such as bananas and berries and wheatgrass shots. The South Tahoe Jamba Juice is located in the island of the Village Center, just across from the Village at Heavenly and the Chateau at the Village, so it is in just the right spot to pick up a nice smoothie when... read more

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Jason's Beachside Grille

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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Jax at the Tracks

10144 W. River Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-7450

With its stainless steel and glass interior, lunch counter and comfy booths, Jax at the Tracks in downtown Truckee is a classic American diner — with a California twist. Jax’s vibe isn’t a cheesy reproduction either. It’s an actual 1948 Kullman diner imported to town decades ago. If you’re looking for tried-and-true diner fare of burgers and shakes you'll find them at Jax. Same goes... read more

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Las Panchitas

8345 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-4539

Las Panchitas is a family-owned establishment that began serving Mexican food to Lake Tahoe locals and visitors back in 1982. The menu encompasses the full spectrum of Mexican dishes including burritos, tacos and house specialties like the Fiesta Tostada and the Las Panchitas Special (a two chorizo and egg enchilada with refried beans, rice, tortillas, guacamole, salsa, sour cream and butter). A favorite on their... read more

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Latin Soul

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

The Latin Soul Restaurant in the Lakeside Inn and Casino is an exotic counterpoint to the Tahoe lodge atmosphere that the rest of the property wears so well. Executive Chef Alvaro Ochoa, a native of Guadalajara and a Lakeside veteran since 1986, has built a menu that is referred to as Latin Fusion, with influences from Mexico, Central America, South America and even the Caribbean.... 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

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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Lupita’s Mexican Restaurant & Bar

754 Mays Boulevard #1
Incline Village, NV
(775) 833-4141

Lupita’s Mexican Restaurant & Bar in the Village Center serves up authentic Mexican food in a brightly painted, low-key setting decorated with sombreros, lassoes and other Mexican artifacts. The bar has a good selection of Mexican cervezas and tequilas, and they pour a true margarita called the Natural. They’ve got a full menu of tacos, tostadas, burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas, seafood, vegetarian and large combination plates.... read more

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Margarita's Mexican Café

2494 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-6907

There are a lot of Mexican restaurants in South Lake Tahoe, but few can compare to the warmth of Margarita’s Mexican Café. Long-time residents Rafael and Gabriela Aguirre have been preparing home-style food here for some 14 years and are joined by their three children in the operation of the business. The oldest, Rafael Jr., is the manager and is proud of the authentic ingredients... read more

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Marty's Provisions

12030 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-1800
Marty’s Cafe

You may be familiar with Marty’s Café in Truckee. Now get ready to experience a new dimension of this popular eatery as it expands to a second location with Marty’s Provisions. This is your chance to bring Chef Marty Carlton’s French-California meals into your own home with gourmet goods and products, foods and services. Enjoy smoked meat and seafood, gourmet imported foods, sides from the... read more

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Marty’s Cafe

10115 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-8208

Comfort food with a contemporary twist is the best way to describe Marty’s Café in downtown Truckee. If the description doesn’t convince you of what Marty’s does, the line of people that can develop waiting to get a table should. Open for breakfast and lunch, Marty’s food is savory and hearty and an excellent way to fuel up before a day on the slopes or... read more

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Moe's Original Bar B Que

120 Grove Street
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-4227

If you are craving some Southern cooking, then Tahoe City has got your fix. For the best in Southern comfort food, Moe's Original Bar B Que is your best bet, serving all of the tasty dishes found in the south of the United States such as Southern fried catfish, St. Louis-style ribs and sides like cornbread and baked beans. Located on the shores of Lake... read more

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Moody’s Bistro, Bar & Beats

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

Moody’s in downtown Truckee is all about the three B’s — 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, you can hit Moody’s any time: lunch, happy hour, dinner or late-night grooving to live jazz. Not hungry enough... read more

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Morgan’s Lobster Shack & Fish Market

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

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

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

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Mountain High Sandwich Co.

120 Country Club Drive #28
Incline Village, NV
(775) 298-2636

Mountain High Sandwich Co. is a gourmet, all-natural deli with a conscience. They support sustainable and environmentally friendly practices by using local organic produce, humanely raised meats, eggs and fresh whole foods. Their menu features healthy selections with a focus on vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free items. Breakfasts include a variety of pastries, quiche, burritos, breakfast sandwiches on croissants or fresh-baked biscuits as well as granola... read more

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Obexer's General Store

5300 West Lake Boulevard
Homewood, CA
(530) 525-1300

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

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Petra

3001 North Village Drive, #3112
Truckee, CA
(530) 562-0600
Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar

Petra is a wine and gourmet restaurant at Northstar, the perfect place for an afternoon or evening of relaxation with good drinks and good food. The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating, wines and craft beers, shared-plate appetizers, entrees and scrumptious desserts. Make it a wine tasting outing with their 150 wines available and then enjoy your selection on site or take it home with you.... read more

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Pizza on the Hill

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

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

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 handmakes their sauces, pastas and desserts, prepares each dish to order and uses only organic, free-range chicken poultry in the chicken dishes. Primo’s is on the main boulevard as it nears the Y coming from the east,... read more

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RoJo's Tavern

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

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

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Rookie's Sports Bar & Grill

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

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 N. Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-8504

Rosie's Cafe, a longtime player in the Tahoe City restaurant scene, has fed patrons since 1964. It not only offers basic American fare like hamburgers, salads and steaks, but also pays homage to the history of the area. Filled with area-centric antiques, memorabilia and photos of long ago, the interior has an immediate homey and welcoming atmosphere. The adjoining bar can be quite lively on... read more

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Rubicon Pizza Company

6001 Northstar Drive, #6105
Truckee, CA
(530) 562-2199
Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar

Nothing satisfies like pizza, whether you're having some beer or wine with a few friends for the game or you have the entire family out for a meal after a spin at the Northstar Village's skating rink. Rubicon Pizza Company, like its area counterparts Fireside Pizza Co. and Base Camp Pizza Co., presents that ubiquitous Italian favorite with a California twist. And if you don't... read more

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Sno-Flake Drive In

3059 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-6377

Located right near the spot where Lake Tahoe Boulevard turns away from the lakeside and heads inland, the Sno-Flake Drive In is a classic South Lake Tahoe fixture. The name, however, is more of a nod to the past than a description of the place, as it isn’t a true drive-in restaurant. The Sno-Flake is locally famous both for burgers and for milkshakes as well... read more

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Spindleshanks American Bistro

400 Brassie Avenue
Tahoe Vista, CA
(530) 546-2191

Spindleshanks American Bistro is housed in a modern lodge on the Old Brockway Golf Course in Kings Beach. Decks out back and around the side provide alfresco dining with a view of the golf course. Inside it’s cozy and light with high ceilings, wood floors and a couple of fireplaces. Dinner options are eclectic with oysters, pork-belly tacos and nightly seafood specials. Notables are the... read more

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Tacos Jalisco

11400 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-1131
Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar

Walking into Tacos Jalisco is like stepping into a small family kitchen on the outskirts of Guadalajara. The authentic tortas, tostadas, burritos and street-style tacos can be filled with your choice of carne asada, pork adobada, beef barbacoa, chicken, chili verde or other exotic delicacies. Fill your belly with tamales, enchiladas, flautas, sopes or ceviche. Stop in on the weekend for the menudo or pozole... read more

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Tacos Jalisco

3001 Northstar Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 562-1125
Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar

Walking into Tacos Jalisco is like stepping into a small family kitchen on the outskirts of Guadalajara. The authentic tortas, tostadas, burritos and street-style tacos can be filled with your choice of carne asada, pork adobada, beef barbacoa, chicken, chili verde or other exotic delicacies. Fill your belly with tamales, enchiladas, flautas, sopes or ceviche. Stop in on the weekend for the menudo or pozole... read more

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The Blue Agave

425 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-8113

The Blue Agave is a large Mexican restaurant that also hosts a giant sports bar. The two are interconnected yet far enough apart to separate the noise factor. The menu is your normal American-Mexican fusion creating burritos, taco plates, chimichangas, fajitas and other south of the border specialties. The bar is accessorized by TVs and a game room to entertain. There are free chips and... read more

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The Grille at The Chateau

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

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The Lodge Restaurant & Pub

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

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

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The Loft Theatre

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

The Loft Theatre is an excellent way to bring more to just a dining experience. A restaurant enhanced with magicians and theatrical acts that change nightly, The Loft Theatre brings you both fun entertainment and tasty Italian food. Their menu and acts change throughout the year, making the designation a fun visit multiple times a year. The menu is true Italian and incredibly delicious.... read more

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The Timbers

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

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

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Tomaato's

120 Country Club Drive #61
Incline Village, NV
(775) 833-2200

Tomaato’s has a bright, open feel to it with bare tables and big windows letting in lots of light during the day. In the warmer months you can dine on the patio out front and feel the breeze coming off Lake Tahoe. Pizzas are on the gourmet side with toppings such as prosciutto, Gouda cheese, shiitake mushrooms and caramelized onions. The crusts are thin and... read more

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Tunnel Creek Cafe

1115 Tunnel Creek Road
Incline Village, NV
(775) 298-2502

At the edge of town on the former site of the Ponderosa Ranch (remember Bonanza?) sits Tunnel Creek Station. It’s at the hub of several backcountry hiking and mountain biking trailheads including the Flume Trail. If you’re headed up the mountain or just spending a day at the beach, Tunnel Creek Cafe is a great place to fuel up on wholesome goodness. For breakfast they’ve... read more

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Village at Northstar

5001 Northstar Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 562-1010
Northstar California Resort

The Village at Northstar is an example of the coming of age of the Sierra ski resorts. Gone are the days when the Tahoe area hillsides were bustling with snow-sports enthusiasts in the winter but then empty during the other seasons. The activity these days takes place all year long, and even if you never set foot on the slopes, you'll find more than enough... read more