South Lake Tahoe Restaurants

1

Alpine Union Bar & Kitchen

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

An option for great food from 7 a.m. until into the night, 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...read more

An option for great food from 7 a.m. until into the night, Alpine Union is...read more

2

Artemis Lakefront Cafe

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

3

Bella Tahoe Deli & Catering

152 U.S. Highway 50
Stateline, NV
(530) 416-0401
Stateline, NV 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, teaching classes in the Bella Tahoe Cooking Kitchen and preparing the popular, individually packaged Meals in a Box using green and local products. The deli serves lunch each midday Tuesday...read more

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

4

Boathouse on the Pier

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

5

Brooks' Bar & Deck

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

Honored by Golf Digest as one of the Best Golf Pubs in the world, Brooks' Bar and 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 at adjacent to the 18th hole at the Edgewood Tahoe 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'...read more

6

Chicken in a Barrel

2100 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-4480
South 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. They utilize a one-of-a-kind cooking style in which custom-made drum barrels give chicken, ribs,...read more

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

7

Cold Stone Creamery

1001 Heavenly Village Way, #24
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-2040
Shops at Heavenly Village
South Lake Tahoe Restaurant

This franchise is perfectly situated in the Heavenly Village to serve up ice cream and other treats. In addition to ice cream dishes and creations, the menu includes cakes and cookies, shakes and smoothies, yogurts and sorbets. You can order a cake online (be sure to check how much advance notice is required). The outdoor seating at the Village is the perfect setting for enjoying...read more

This franchise is perfectly situated in the Heavenly Village to serve up ice cream and...read more

8

Edgewood Restaurant

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

Edgewood Restaurant in the Clubhouse at Edgewood Tahoe is one of South Lake Tahoe's hidden gems. With its floor-to-ceiling windows, diners enjoy striking views of Lake Tahoe while indulging 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

9

Emerald Bay Bar & Grill

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

10

Fox & Hound Lake Tahoe Bar & Grill

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

If you want to brag that you’ve been to the highest sports bar at Tahoe,...read more

11

Grand Central Pizza & Pasta

2229 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Suite E
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-1308
South 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

12

Jimmy's

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

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

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

13

Lake Tahoe AleWorX Taproom

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

14

Mott Canyon Tavern & Grill

259 Kingsbury Grade
Stateline, NV
(775) 588-8989
East Shore 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 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...read more

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

15

Orchid's Authentic Thai Cuisine

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

16

Park Prime Steakhouse

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

The steakhouse at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is more authentic than practically any other resort steakhouse. The name is a nod to the Park family, known for owning and ranching much of the property in the area and for bringing the Hard Rock to Tahoe. Park Prime offers grass-fed and free-range beef in a modern Western atmosphere. Enjoy live music and a menu...read more

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

17

Primo's Italian Bistro

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

18

RoJo's Tavern

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

3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-6722
Beach Retreat & Lodge at Lake Tahoe
South 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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Tep's Villa Roma

3450 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-8227
South 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 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, the restaurant offers an award-winning selection of entrees that runs the gamut of pasta, steak,...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 Baked Bear

4118 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, #5
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-0129
South Lake Tahoe Restaurant

When it comes to delectable desserts, The Baked Bear chain serves up the tastiest ice cream sandwiches possible. Homemade from original cookie recipes made with love and served with made-from-scratch, hand-scooped ice cream, these ice cream sandwiches are literally like nothing you have ever tried before. The cookie base can be switched out with a brownie, depending on just what you're looking for in your...read more

When it comes to delectable desserts, The Baked Bear chain serves up the tastiest ice...read more

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The Bistro at Edgewood Tahoe

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

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

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

23

The Cork & More

1032 Al Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-5253
South 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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The Idle Hour Wine Bar + Events

3351 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-3304
South 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 bring together 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...read more

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

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The Oyster Bar

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

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 offering is fresh seasonal oysters by the dozen, and don't miss out on the shrimp cocktail. The bar also features a New...read more

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

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Xhale Bar & Lounge

27 Highway 50, Suite Basement
Stateline, NV
(775) 580-7221
Stateline, NV 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 smoking apparatus and a variety of smoking flavors. They also feature a full bar and nightclub scene with music raging into the wee morning hours and...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
East Shore 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