Tahoe City Restaurants

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    Sprouts Natural Foods Californiafe: Great Natural Food!

    by Rickman77 Updated Apr 4, 2011
    Lake Tahoe

    Sprouts is good, fun, healthy place to eat. They use fresh natural products in all of their dishes. The menu includes, smoothies, rice bowls, sandwiches, fresh squeezed juices and a few other small items.
    The food is delicious and very resonable priced. The resturaunt has a very young and fun feel to it.

    It's great place to grab a bite!

    Favorite Dish: Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice!

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    Rosie's Cafe: Local Charm

    by Yaqui Updated Oct 28, 2009

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    A beautiful little place that is a favorite of locals and visitors. It was quite busy that day.

    American Food, full bar, childrens menu’s

    Breakfast 6:30am
    Lunch 12:30pm
    Happy Hour 3:00pm
    Dinner 5:00pm-10pm

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    Pete & Peters: Local Hangout!

    by Yaqui Updated Oct 28, 2009

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    I thought I would enclude this place if you were looking for someplace to rest and relax while exploring Tahoe City. It appears to be a place where the locals hangout for drinking, playing pool, cool jukeboxs, and watching sports. Not food place.

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    Evergreen: Ordinary Food Made Great!

    by AKtravelers Written Sep 17, 2008
    Lake Tahoe is a nice backdrop for Evergreen

    It's tough to dine out with my stepfather, because he has very basic tastes where I like to try quality food with a bit of ethnic flair. Amazingly, we found a place that we both could thrive: Evergreen on Route 28 in Tahoe City. Owned by the amiable chef, David Lutz, and his charming wife Laura, Evergreen takes basic dishes like salmon and steak and brings out all the flavors. The meal is complemented by a fine and full wine list and, above all, top notch desserts. I'll never forget my mom's chocolate bread pudding!! Wow! We were able to eat out on the patio due to the heating lamps, giving us a gorgeous view of the color-changing mountains lining the lake (though the street was in the foreground). The Lutzes visite our table a couple of times to ensure we were doing well, which added to the enjoyment. I don't think I've had a better dining experience with my stepfather!

    If you see the Lutzes, ask them to change the rerstaurant's name to "Donner's Revenge"

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    Spindleshanks: Spindleshanks

    by goingsolo Updated Mar 27, 2007

    This place was highly touted by the locals and we were looking forward to it but ended up being somewhat disappointed. We were here with a large group, including a 6 month old infant. The manager, who seated us, gave us a hard time about finding a table that was big enough, creating a No Babies Allowed, or, at least, not welcome, vibe. Pretty surprising as this was not a fussy baby by anyone's standards and this restaurant wasn't exactly fancy.

    The food was average for some and not particularly good for others in the group. I ordered scallops and would rate them as average. One member of our group ordered ribs and ended up not eating them because they weren't to his liking. The server, who was excellent, took them off the bill. But, when the baby phobic manager overheard the server telling us that the charge had been removed from the bill, he ordered her to go back to the table, retrieve the bill and add the charge back on. I'm amazed that this establishment has stayed in business for as long as it has.

    Favorite Dish: There was nothing particularly striking about the food here, just the prices.

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    Old Range Steakhouse: Old Range Steakhouse

    by goingsolo Updated Jan 14, 2007

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    Lake Tahoe

    I really like the casual and friendly nature of this place. Since its located on the opposite side of the road from the lake, you won't find the great views here. But its a good place to go to load up on large portions of food.

    Like most places in Tahoe City, the casual dress code is enforced. Jeans are fine and, in the winter, its more about keeping warm than dressing to impress.

    Steaks are the main attraction here. The prime rib was very good as well. Between the steaks and salads, we were too full to contemplate dessert.

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    The Damn Cafe: The Damn Cafe

    by goingsolo Updated Jan 6, 2007

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    This is a great choice for a healthy breakfast. The tiny cafe has its share of bagels and muffins and also makes some pretty good breakfast burritos. Its a tiny place with only a few tables and gets a bit of a crowd flowing in and out, grabbing a cup of coffee to go or sitting around for a bit planning their outdoor adventures.

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    Christy Hill: Christy Hill

    by goingsolo Written Jan 1, 2007

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    Lake Tahoe

    This place is small and charming with delicious food. Also on the upscale side, but jeans will get you in the door. The atmosphere was warm and friendly in the way that mom and pop restaurants always seem to be. There was a nice view of the lake here as well.

    We went here on Christmas Eve so there was a fixed menu but each course was delicious.
    Since seafood is so heavily touted around here, we all went for that. The tuna appetizer was fresh and delicious, the salmon was equally good. Dessert was a fabulous chocolate cake.

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    Jake's: Jake's on the Lake

    by goingsolo Written Jan 1, 2007

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    Lake Tahoe

    Jake's is a popular dine by the lake option in Tahoe City. Even though we couldn't enjoy the outdoor deck in the winter, we had a fabulous meal here. Seafood seemed to be the specialty of the house and it didn't disappoint. The ahi tuna rolls were spectacular and the seabass was absolutely delicious. Service was fantastic as well.

    Jake's is one of the nicer restaurants in Tahoe City. Like everything else in this area, dress code remains casual. Jeans are acceptable anywhere in the area.

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    Wild Goose: Elegant dining on Tahoe's north shore

    by karenincalifornia Updated Nov 16, 2005

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    Wild Good Restaurant on the Tahoe north shore

    The ambiance, view and menu at Wild Goose are all superb. This is one of the north shore's best and most popular upscale restaurants. The decor is beautiful - elegant Tahoe with a Japanese influence. Large plate glass windows overlook the lake.

    Favorite Dish: Everyone in the family enjoyed his or her dishes. I ordered a delicious porcini risotto. Hubby and the Persnickity Teens enjoyed their pork chops, wild Atlantic sea bass and chicken ravioli. All dishes are creatively prepared.

    Wine list is excellent.

    Try the signature cocktails. The signature margarita is made with homemade sweet and sour - the hallmark of a fine bartender.

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    Bridgetender: Best Burger in Lake Tahoe

    by TravelSimone Updated Jun 30, 2005

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    This is my favorite restaurant in Tahoe on a sunny day. It is located on the North Shore in Tahoe City. One of the best things about Bridgetender is its location right along the Truckee River. You can sit under huge pine trees and take in the view of the lazy river.

    This is a casual and laid back place- jeans, shorts, t-shirts and tank-tops. Tourists and locals mix happily in the sunshine.

    Although it has a dining room inside the actual restaurant, the best spots are found on the huge patio along the river. The beers are cold, and the burger selection is enormous. The fries and onion rings are enough to make any dieter cheat!

    Favorite Dish: Avocado, bacon and swiss burger! I never eat hamburgers. I normally "just say no" to all that fat and heartburn. However, I can't resist a few burgers a year at Bridgetender!

    The price might be less than $10 a person if you don't ring up the tab with all those cold beers.

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    Wild Goose: For Atkins Lovers

    by karenincalifornia Updated Oct 15, 2004

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    Lamb dinner at Wild Goose on the north shore

    We ate at the Wild Goose in February 2004 during Mick Jagger Week, and then again in October 2004. The chef changed in between those two times, and so did the menu.

    Now the menu has a mild Japanese influence. Note emphasis on "mild". But it is there.

    Favorite Dish: For Atkins lovers, you can order the lamb dish which includes lamb cooked about 18 different way. To balance things out, the dish also comes with some carbs (a pear shaped glob of mashed potatoes) and some green stuff (sauteed spinach and pearl onions).

    My teenage son, who is a major lamb fan, ordered this dish and said it was delicious, except for the lamb sausage which he said was "weird".

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    Wild Goose: How's this for a vegetarian dish?

    by karenincalifornia Written Oct 15, 2004

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    Vegetarian dish at Wild Goose

    Wild Goose earned a 10 out of 10 rating from me for its vegetarian dish. Actually, I got 3 dishes. Pictured here is Wild Goose's trio of vegetarian dishes (not specifically on the menu - you'll need to ask): sauteed green beans, asparagus and orange and yellow baby carrots, grilled wild mushrooms and linguine with tomatoes and olive oil.

    Very delicious!

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    Sunnyside Restaurant: Good Food and Great Views!

    by snowsk8er Written Jun 23, 2004
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    Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge has been a landmark in the Tahoe area since the 1950s. The establishment sits on the beaches of Tahoe and gives it's visitors spectaular views to enjoy. They have the largest lakefront patio in Tahoe, so I recommend eating outside. The cuisine is American and they are known for their seafood and steaks. You cannot go wrong at Sunnyside.

    Favorite Dish: I had the crusted halibut special topped with a sweet peach salsa, and to my amazement it was one of the best I have had. My guests ordered the lamb shank and their mouths were watering as well. Oh, and for dessert, try the Hula Pie. You will be satisfied.

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    Sunnyside Restaraunt and Lounge: Best food and view on Lake Tahoe

    by skib Written May 26, 2004

    The restaraunt is located right on beautiful lake tahoe. The view is magnificant as you are sitting at the deck on the waters edge. Service is wonderful. We dressed up and went to dinner at this restaurant. Be sure to make reservations ahead of time to be seated outside, the whole point of this restaurant is enjoying the view. The food is wonderful. Start with a Napa Valley wine and some calamari. My husband ate Mahi Mahi and I had chicken, both WONDERFUL dinners. He had researched this place on the web and got several recommendations. We ate right before sunset and enjoyed the sunset from a viewing area on our way back to South Lake Tahoe. TOTALLY worth the 30-45 minute drive. Best dinner ever.

    Favorite Dish: Calamari - you can't go wrong. I love the stuff!

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