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South Shore Lake Tahoe Dining Guide

Lake Tahoe’s south shore has dozens of restaurants to satisfy every taste and price range. Here’s a list of restaurants in the area. If your restaurant is not on the list, contact Tim Parsons, editor, Lake Tahoe Action, at (530) 541-3880 or e-mail him at tparsons@tahoedailytribune.com.

AMERICAN CUISINE

Beacon Bar & Grill (530) 541-0630 ” American grill by the beach ” Camp



Richardson, Emerald Bay Road $

Brothers Bar and Grill (530) 541-7017 ” Breakfast, lunch and dinner ” WiFi, heated outdoor patio. Happy hours. 888 Emerald Bay Road.



Coyote Grill (775) 586-1822 ” American ” Round Hill Square $$

Driftwood Cafe (530) 544-6545 ” American cafe, breakfast all day, lunch from

11 a.m.-3 p.m. ” 1001 Heavenly Village Way $

Echo Restaurant (530) 544-5400 ” New American cuisine ” Embassy Suites $$$

Edgewood (775) 588-2787 ” Tahoe American ” Highway 50 at Lake Parkway $$$

Evan’s (530) 542-1990 ” American, continental ” 536 Emerald Bay Road $$$

Fat City Food Co. (530) 542-2780 ” American, Italian ” 2660 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

in the Town and Country Shopping Center $

Four Seasons (775) 588-6211 ” American ” Horizon Resort Casino $

The Getaway Cafe (530) 577-5132 ” Breakfast, lunch; dinner will “impress

your friends” ” 3140 Highway 50, Meyers $

Goal Post (775) 588-6563 ” American grill ” 290 Kingsbury Grade $

Hard Rock Cafe (775) 588-6200 ” American grill ” Harveys Resort and Casino $

Heidi’s (530) 544-8113 ” American ” 3485 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

Hungry Bear (775) 588-3553 ” American, continental ” Ridge Tahoe at the top

of Kingsbury Grade $$$

Mott Canyon Grill (775) 588-8989 ” American grill ” 259 Kingsbury Grade $

Needles Restaurant (530) 541-6700 ” American variety ” Inside the Tahoe

Seasons Resort $$

Rockwater (530) 544-8004 ” American variety ” 787 Emerald Bay Road

Rojo’s (530) 541-4960 ” American variety ” Highway 50 at San Francisco $$

Sam’s Beach House (775) 586-1635 ” American with coastal flair ” Round Hill

Square $

Sierra Choices Cafe ” American Cuisine ” open 24 hours, all-you-can-eat menu,

Harveys $

Timberhouse (775) 588-7777 ” American variety ” Lakeside Inn & Casino, 168

Highway 50 at Kingsbury Grade $

The Summit (775) 588-6611 ” American gourmet, open Wednesday through

Saturday, dinner only ” Harrah’s Lake Tahoe $$$

The Getaway Cafe (530) 577-5132 ” Dinner features Tahoe comfort cuisine “

3140 Highway 50, Meyers $$

Zephyr Cove Lodge (775) 589-4968 ” American ” Highway 50 at Zephyr Cove $$

BARBECUE

Brewer’s Branding Iron (530) 542-1095 ” Barbecue and rotisserie dinners “

3600 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

Chases Bar & Grill (530) 544-9080 ” Cajun and Korean barbecue ” 1901 Airport

Road $

BREAKFAST

Bert’s Cafe (530) 544-3434 ” Breakfast and lunch ” 1146 Emerald Bay Road at

the “Y” $

Fireweed Cafe (530) 542-4678 ” Breakfast and lunch ” 913 Friday Ave. $

Fox and Hound (775) 588-8887 ” Breakfast, pizza, Mexican food ” 237 Tramway,

Upper Kingsbury $

International House of Pancakes (530) 544-4880 ” Pancake house ” 3730 Lake

Tahoe Blvd. $

The Red Hut Cafe (775) 588-7488 ” Breakfast and lunch ” 229 Kingsbury Grade $

The Red Hut Waffle Shop (530) 541-9024 ” Breakfast and lunch ” 2723 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

BREW PUBS

Bar24 Taproom & Grill – 24 beers, burgers, pizza, Mexican, weekend brunch

buffet ” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. , inside Bill’s Casino $$

McP’s Pub Tahoe (530) 542-4435 ” Brew pub menu ” 4093 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

The Brewery (530) 544-2739 ” Brew pub ” 3542 Highway 50 $

BUFFET

Forest Buffet (775) 588-6611 ” Specialty buffet, seven days a week, breakfast, lunch, dinner ” Harrah’s Lake Tahoe $$

Town Square Buffet (775) 588-6211 ” Buffet variety ” Horizon Resort Casino $

BURGERS

Big Daddy’s Burgers (530) 541-3465 “Classic burger joint ” 3490 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

Burger Lounge (530) 542-4060 ” Burgers ” 717 Emerald Bay Road $

Fat Burgers (775) 588-6611″ Burgers ” Harrah’s Lake Tahoe $

Izzy’s Burger Spa (530) 544-5030 “American burger grill ” 2591 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

Sno-Flake Drive In (530) 544-6377″ Burger grill ” 3059 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

CALIFORNIA CUISINE

Elevation 6310, (775) 588-6310 ” Organic, free range, all-natural food ” 181 Highway 50, Stateline. $$

Fremont Bistro (530) 541-6603 ” California fresh, French, veggie menu ” 1041

Fremont Ave. $$$

Nepheles (530) 544-8130 ” California cuisine ” 1169 Ski Run Blvd. $$$

Riva Grill (530) 542-2600 ” California cuisine ” 900 Ski Run Blvd. $$$

Sprouts (530) 541-6969 ” California wholesome ” 125 Harrison Ave. $

Wide Awake Conscious Cafe ” tapas ” (530) 541-7400 ‹ 3434 Lake Tahoe

Boulevard

CASUAL GOURMET

19 Kitchen*Bar (800) 427-8397 ” Casual gourmet ” Tuesday through Saturday,

dinner only ” Harveys 19th floor $$

Bear Moon Bar & Grill (530) 541-6122 – Casual gourmet ” Embassy Vacation

Resort, 901 Ski Run Blvd. $

Freshies (530) 542-3630 ” Casual gourmet ” 3330 Lake Tahoe Blvd. in the

Lakeview Plaza $$

CHEESESTEAKS

Tony’s Cheesesteak (530) 544-7827 ” Tahoe’s only Philly cheesesteaks ” Kings Trading Post, just west of the intersection of Tahoe Keys and Lake Tahoe boulevards. $

CHINESE

Gi Fu Loh (775) 588-6611 ” Authentic Cantonese ” open Friday through Tuesday,

dinner only, Harrah’s Lake Tahoe $$$

Hong Kong Express (530) 544-5899 ” Chinese ” 3330 Lake Tahoe Blvd. in the

Lakeview Plaza $

Hunan Garden (530) 544-5868 ” Chinese ” 900 Emerald Bay Road $

Lake Tahe Chinese Buffet ” All you can eat ” 871 Emerald Bay Road.$

Mandarin Garden (530) 544-8885 ” Chinese ” 2502 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

Sesame Gourmet (530) 544-4392 ” Chinese ” 3940 Lake Tahoe Blvd. No. 2 $

COFFEEHOUSES

24 (775) 588-3515 ” 24-hour coffee shop ” MontBleu Resort Casino $$/$

Cinnabon (530) 542-2127 ” Coffee and pastries ” Heavenly Village $

Ernie’s Coffee Shop (530) 541-2161 ” Breakfast and lunch ” 1146 Emerald Bay

Road $

Stir It Up Coffee and Smooties (530) 542-3354 ” Coffee, real fruit smoothies, baked treats, soups, frozen yogurt ” 2753 Lake Tahoe Blvd.$

Wide Awake Conscious Cafe ” tapas ” (530) 541-7400 ‹ 3434 Lake Tahoe

Boulevard

DELICATESSENS

Dockside Deli (530) 543-6137 ” Lakefront Deli ” 900 Ski Run Blvd.

Tahoe Keys Deli ” (530) 544-1335 ” Breakfast and lunch, 2007 Best of Tahoe ” 2301 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Tahoe Plaza

Wright’s Fine Food and Deli, (530) 544-8478

EURASIAN

Opal (775) 588-3515 ” Eurasian ” MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa $$$

FAST FOOD

Arby’s (530) 541-3775 ” roast beef, breakfast, drive-thru ” 2649 Lake Tahoe

Blvd. $

Burger King (775) 588-6613 ” fast food burgers ” Highway 50 at Kahle $

KFC (530) 544-8101 ” fried chicken and fixin’s ” Highway 50 and Ski Run

Boulevard. $

KFC (530) 541-2727 ” fried chicken and fixin’s ” 2136 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

McDonald’s (530) 542-0555 ” fast food burgers and more “1035 Emerald Bay

Road $

McDonald’s (530) 541-2256 ” fast food burgers and more ” 3715 Lake Tahoe

Blvd. at the “Y” $

Taco Bell (530) 544-5114 ” Mexican fast food ” 1060 Emerald Bay Road. $

Taco Bell (530) 541-4233 ” Mexican fast food ” 4109 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

Taco Bell (530) 544-0409 ” Mexican fast food ” Lake Tahoe Boulevard and

Carson Boulevard. $

FRENCH

Blue Water Bistro (530) 541-0113 ” Eclectic French bistro ” 3411 Lake Tahoe

Blvd. $$$

Mirabelle (775) 586-1007 ” French ” 290 Kingsbury Grade $$$

INDIAN

Nikki’s Chaat Cafe (530) 541-3354 ” Indian and American cuisine ” 3469 Lake

Tahoe Blvd. $

Taj Mahal (530) 541-6495 ” Indian cuisine ” 3138 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $$

INTERNATIONAL

Blue Angel (530) 544-6544 ” International deli ” 1132 Ski Run Blvd. $$/$

ITALIAN

Cafe Fiore (530) 541-2908 ” Italian ” 1169 Ski Run Blvd. $$$

Mama’s Red Tomato (530) 541-7239 ” Italian ” 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

Passaretti’s (530) 541-3433 ” Italian ” 1181 Emerald Bay Road $$

Scusa on Ski Run (530) 542-0100 ” Italian, seafood ” 1142 Ski Run Blvd. $$

Tep’s Villa Roma (530) 541-8227 ” Italian ” 3450 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $$

JAPANESE/SUSHI

Naked Fish 530) 541-3474 ” Japanese ” 3940 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $$$

Samurai (530) 542-0300 ” Japanese /Asian fusion tapas ” 2588 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

$$$

Off the Hook (530) 544-5599 ” California sushi ” 2660 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $$

Sato Restaurant (530) 544-0774 ” Japanese ” 3565 Highway 50. $$

MEDITERRANEAN

Bistro Danielle (775) 586-1070 ” neighborhood bistro, Italian, French,

dinner ” 605 Highway 50, Zephyr Heights $$

Christiana Inn (530) 544-4777 ” Mediterranean inspired ” 3819 Saddle Road

$$/$

MEXICAN

Del Soul (775) 588-3515 ” Mexican ” MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa $$

Cabo Wabo Cantina (775) 588-2411 ” Mexican, dinner only ” downstairs at

Harveys $

Cantina (530) 544-1233 ” Mexican ” 711 Emerald Bay Road $

Chevys (530) 542-1741 ” Mexican ” 3678 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

El Papagayo (530) 577-3344 ” Authentic Mexican breakfast, lunch and dinner “

3132 Highway 50, Meyers $

La Promesa (530) 541-2019 ” Bakery and Mexican food ” 3447 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

No. 4 $

Mi Tierra (530) 542-4928 ” Mexican ” 3844 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

Taqueria Jalisco (530) 541-6516 ” Mexican ” 3097 Harrison, behind Rojo’s $

ON-MOUNTAIN: HEAVENLY

Adventure Peak Grill ” burgers, sandwiches on the grill ” California side

Black Diamond Cantina ” authentic Mexican and breakfast ” Boulder lodge, Nevada side

Cafe Blue ” al fresco dining “California side

California Bar & Cafe ” rustic bar menu and appetizers ” California side

East Peak Lodge ” pizza, barbecue, Asian ” Nevada side

Gunbarrel Grill ” appetizers, salads and entrees ” inside the Lakeview

Lodge, California side

Higher Grounds ” Starbucks coffee ” Bump & Grind, California Lodge

Higher Grounds ” Starbucks coffee ” East Peak, near the outdoor barbecue, Nevada

Sky Deck Grill ” barbecued treats ” California side

Slice of Heaven “pizza and Italian ” Stagecoach Lodge, Nevada side

Snow Beach ” wraps, drinks ” at the base of the Powderbowl Express,

California side

ON-MOUNTAIN: KIRKWOOD

Bub’s Pub ” all-American cuisine, brick-oven pizza ” Kirkwood Meadows Drive

Kirkwood Inn & Saloon ” Western cuisine, breakfast, lunch, dinner ” Highway

88

Monte Wolfe’s Coffee House and Deli ” coffee, espresso, hot breakfast, grill

items ” Village Plaza

Off the Wall Bar & Grill ” fine dining ” the Lodge at Kirkwood

Outback Station ” quick burgers, chicken, snacks ” back side near Chair 4

Pit Stop ” beer and bratwurst ” weekends on the Village Plaza

Plaza BBQ ” burgers and chicken ” weekends on the Village Plaza

Red Cliffs Lodge ” cafeteria-style breakfast and lunch ” Red Cliffs Lodge

ON-MOUNTAIN: SIERRA-AT-TAHOE

Aspen Cafe ” grilled favorites ” base lodge

Baja Grill ” Mexican ” West Bowl

Happy Hippie ” wraps, hummus, soups, sandwiches ” base lodge

Java Junction ” coffee and more ” base lodge

Mama’s Kitchen ” breakfast, soup, homestyle specialties ” main lodge

Sierra Pub & Deli ” pizza, salad, sandwiches ” main lodge

360° Smokehouse BBQ ” barbecue ” Grandview Lodge

Tiki Bar and Grill ” Polynesian theme ” main lodge

PACIFIC RIM

Kalani’s (530) 544-6100 ” Pacific Rim ” 1001 Heavenly Village Way, Suite 26

$$$

PIZZA

Bob Dog Pizza (530) 577-2364 ” Pizza ” 3141 Highway 50 in Meyers $

Goodfella’s Pizza (530) 544-6609 ” Pizza, Italian ” 1007 Ski Run Blvd. $

Grand Central Pizza (530) 544-1308 ” Pizza ” Kings Trading Post, 2229 Lake

Tahoe Blvd. $

Lake Tahoe Pizza Co. (530) 544-1919 ” Pizza, Italian ” 1168 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $

New York Pizza (775) 588-0442 ” Pizza, Italian ” Kingsbury Station at 209

Kingsbury Grade $

New York Pizza (530) 541-0401 ” Pizza, Italian ” 1032 Al Tahoe Blvd. $

Nik-n-Willies (530) 544-4575 ” Pizza, take and bake ” Emerald Bay Road at

the “Y” $

SEAFOOD

Fresh Ketch (530) 541-5683 ” Seafood ” 2435 Venice Drive, Tahoe Keys Marina

$$

SPECIALTY GRILLING

Fire & Ice (530) 542-6650 ” Specialty grilling ” At Marriott’s Timber Lodge,

4100 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $$

STEAK

Ciera (775) 588-3515 ” Steak, chop ” MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa $$$

Elevation Bar (775) 588-6310 ” Steak and sports bar ” 181 Highway 50, Stateline, Nevada

Friday’s Station Steak and Seafood Grill (775) 588-6611 ” Steak, seafood,

open every day, breakfast, lunch, dinner ” Harrah’s Lake Tahoe $$$

Josh’s (775) 588-6211″ American, steak, seafood ” Horizon Resort Casino $$$

Sage Room (800) 427-8397 ” Steakhouse, dinner only ” Harveys Resort and

Casino $$$

Beacon Bar & Grill (530) 541-0603 ” Steak, seafood ” Camp Richardson,

Emerald Bay Road $$

SUBS

Yellow Submarine (530) 541-8808 ” Sandwiches – 983 Tallac Ave. $

Port of Subs (530) 544-6313 – Sandwiches ” 3101 S. Harrison Ave. $

SWISS

Swiss Chalet (530) 544-3304 ” Swiss European ” 2544 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $$$

THAI

Orchids (530) 544-5541 ” Thai ” 2180 Lake Tahoe Blvd. $$

Salathai (530) 541-8328 “Thai ” 2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Open 7 Days a week. Home delivery available. $

Thai One On (775) 586-8424 ” Thai ” 292 Kingsbury Grade $

WESTERN

Rendezvous Restaurant (530) 544-6675 ” Western, breakfast and lunch; dinners

fall under “Impress your friends” ” 675 Emerald Bay Road $


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