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Food and restaurants in Lake Tahoe

Top restaurants

Hotel
“Waterfront dining on the way to Tahoe City. Great selection of seafood, steaks and standard fare. ”
  • 113 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“OK, Garwoods is usually crowded and a bit overpriced, BUT it can be a great place to enjoy the lake while having well-prepared food and super drinks. If you can catch the sunset on the deck without too much of a mob, fantastic. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“This is EVERYONES favorite place for breakfast. Grab a coffee from the West Shore Market just across the street while you wait! ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Delicious pizza right in the heart of Heavenly Village. Gets very busy, and doesn't take reservations, but is worth it if you can get in!”
  • 57 locals recommend
Café
“Sprouts Cafe specializes in fresh, mostly organic food served in a warm, casual atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features soups, salads, sandwiches, spinach bowls, tuna burritos, hummus melts, baked tofu, and real fruit smoothies. Open 8am to 9pm daily.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Our favorite restaurant on the lake! Fine dining American style cuisine on the shores of the lake. This restaurant is part of the Hyatt and is 14 miles away in Incline Village”
  • 81 locals recommend
Bar
“Classic bar and grill with a rustic flare right next to the Truckee River in Tahoe City. Full menu with great draft beer selections and great atmosphere. Popular spot with the locals. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Decent restaurant for lunch and dinner. Standard menu with burgers, sandwiches, pasta, etc. Great salad bar.”
  • 50 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Sprouts Cafe specializes in fresh, mostly organic food served in a warm, casual atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features soups, salads, sandwiches, spinach bowls, tuna burritos, hummus melts, baked tofu, and real fruit smoothies. Open 8am to 9pm daily.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Bakery
“Family owned and operated since 1977, the Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet features: fresh baked breads, pastries, coffee drinks, cookies, European style tortes, a variety of bottled sauces and dressings, deli lunches fully prepared meals to go with gourmet cheeses, meats, wine, and more! Open 7 days a week, 6 am to 4 pm! ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“This place is a classic breakfast spot with biscuits and gravy, grits, waffles and more!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Well stocked little grocery with good coffee, great sandwiches and fun curiosities. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Very friendly environment with a wide range of menu items. They take pride in their establishment ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“A great breakfast place in the heart of Tahoe City. A short drive from kings beach, but good food and cool atmosphere and friendly staff. Always busy so call ahead to check if there are wait times!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Café
“A great place to rent kayaks and paddle boards. It is also a great place to take classes! They have a wide variety of paddle classes and clinics, something for everyone. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bakery
“It’s hands down the best bakery in the basin. This unassuming little place really hits the spot with their excellently brewed Tahoe teas and sweet+savory treats. ”
  • 19 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Family owned and operated since 1977, the Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet features: fresh baked breads, pastries, coffee drinks, cookies, European style tortes, a variety of bottled sauces and dressings, deli lunches fully prepared meals to go with gourmet cheeses, meats, wine, and more! Open 7 days a week, 6 am to 4 pm! ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Bakery
“It’s hands down the best bakery in the basin. This unassuming little place really hits the spot with their excellently brewed Tahoe teas and sweet+savory treats. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bakery
“A great little hole in the wall taqueria. Its very small and it gets really busy in the evenings. This is a favorite for the locals. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bakery
“Only bagel shop in town! Service could be better (rude brothers ;) but the bagels are good”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
“When your sweet tooth comes calling, answer with a trip to SugarPine Bakery. Bread pudding, fruit danish, cinnamon buns – you'll find more than enough sweets to satisfy your craving.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Supermarket
“Large grocery store that will have all your grocery shopping needs. They also have and extensive wine and liquor sections if that is also on you list. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bakery
“Super Delicious Local bakery. Closed on Mondays. Great apple, cheese, Danish! Fresh Baked Breads, fruit pies, tarts, cookies and muffins ! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Nice fresh selection of breads, pastries, etc. daily. The hours seem to fluctuate inexplicably, but the baked goods are delicious if you can catch them open.”
  • 2 locals recommend