North Lake Tahoe Restaurants

Jakes on the Lake

Sit down, relax, and let one of the great North Lake Tahoe restaurants do the cooking! The best way to top off your Tahoe adventure is to end the day at one of the areas fantastic restaurants. There are so many to choose from, you will be hard-pressed to pick just one.

Fine dining on the shores of Lake Tahoe is an attraction in itself. If you crave seafood and steak, Gar Woods Grill & Pier is North Lake Tahoe’s premier waterfront restaurant. Sunnyside Restaurant is popular for its lakefront dining, large deck and wonderful views of the North Shore. If romance is on your menu, PlumpJack Café offers a romantic fine dining atmosphere. Or, head to Jake’s On the Lake and dine on the outside deck and take in the gorgeous waterfront views.

Don’t feel like dressing up? There are many popular casual dining options as well. Try the awesome steak burritos and fun atmosphere at T’s Mesquite Rotisserie, a local favorite. For some Mexican food with attitude, head to The Blue Agave. Rosie’s Café has a tasty breakfast menu paired with an eclectic atmosphere that draws morning crowds.

Jason’s Beachside Grille is a Tahoe favorite with great food and beautiful lake views, and Mamasake has delicious modern and traditional sushi. Whatever your taste buds crave, you are sure to find it in one of these spectacular North Lake Tahoe restaurants.

Looking for some American home cookin’? Austin’s has great chicken fried steak, meatloaf and unbeatable sized salads for everyone in the group. The don’t miss entree, isn’t an entree at all but Austin’s BUTTERMILK FRIES with... More Details

Great atmosphere, friendly staff helps make this Northern Italian restaurant an Incline Village staple for well over 20 years. Choose from Pasta Al Dente, Specialita Della Casa (Pollo, Vitello, Frutti De Mare, Melanzane) or Antipasti. Come to Azzara’s... More Details

Blue Onion Café is located in Kings Beach at the Old Brockway Golf Course. The Blue Onion Cafe is known at Lake Tahoe for their a delicious menu of Crepes, paninis, waffles and sandwiches daily. Serving Breakfast and lunch daily. Enjoy the outside deck... More Details

A great local’s family restaurant. Choose from a burger, salad, variety of hot and cold sandwiches or a full dinner (pork chops, ribs that fall off the bones or chicken). Children menus covers a variety of “child staples.” At Crosby’s... More Details

Located in North Lake Tahoe’s, Tahoe City, you will find The Fat Cat Café. The Café supports live local music talent as well as many traveling bands looking to perform in Lake Tahoe. Come for the food, drinks, music and art. A combination for... More Details

Fireside Pizza was voted “Best New Restaurant” and “Best Family Dining” in North Lake Tahoe. They are located in the beautiful Village at Squaw Valley and serves up gourmet American pizza, pasta, and salads. Enjoy a beer or wine... More Details

Gar Woods Grill & Pier has been offering lakefront dining on Lake Tahoe’s north shore since 1988. Gar Woods outstanding dining fare includes beer batter coconut prawns and lobster bisque, both a locals favorite. Gar Woods Grill & Pier... More Details

Voted by North Shore Locals as: “Best Mexican Food”, “Best Happy Hour”, “Best Inexpensive Meal” Offering a Full Bar with Video Poker  More Details

Located in Tahoe City at the Boatworks Mall, Jake’s on the Lake offers wonderful lakefront dining and amazing lakeviews. Since 1978 Jake’s has been offering fine dining in a warm casual atmosphere. The windows take full advantage of the views.... More Details

Jason’s Beachside Grille offers a sunny lakeside deck, casual mountain decor and cozy fireplace for chilly winter days. For dinner savor American Classics such as Prime Rib, Steaks, Teriyaki Chicken, Seafood and Pasta dishes, Baby Back Ribs and... More Details

Lanza’s Restaurant has been voted Best Italian Restaurant eight years in a row. You’ll find a great family atmosphere, featuring family recipes and large portions. After a long day out in the snow or on the beach Lanza’s Italian Food... More Details

The family owned business, Las Panchitas Mexican Restaurant, has been serving fresh home made Mexican food at Lake Tahoe since 1982. Their lunch and dinner menu includes tasty Fajitas, Chile Rellenos and Chile Verde. Mexican food made from scratch everyday.... More Details

Chef Jean-Pierre Doignon offers diners a taste of France. You may choose the popular 5-course “prix-fix” menu or a la carte menu that is not limited to Asparagus soup, Wild Mushroom Ravioli, Baked Escargot, Braised Venison Osso Buco. The chef-owner... More Details

The Log Cabin Cafe voted Best Breakfast at Lake Tahoe numerous times. People keep coming back for their popular breakfast menu including Sunrise Mimosas, Cajun Eggs Benedict, House Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict, House Made Crab Cake Eggs Benedict, Chorizo... More Details

Lone Eagle Grill Incline Village

The Lone Eagle Grille offers a fine culinary experience with a world-class view of Lake Tahoe. A welcoming view of the beach leaves one only to consider their options: lunch on the enclosed patio or an intimate meal indoors, with either choice backed... More Details

Mamasake was voted North Lake Tahoe’s Best Sushi 2012! Located in the Village at Squaw Valley, Mamasake serves unique sushi rolls, sashimi dishes, nigri and a variety of Cal-Asian tapas-style dishes. Its cutting-edge, delectable cuisine is a combination... More Details

Moes Original BBQ Lake Tahoe

Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Lake Tahoe – Centralized in the heart of Tahoe City, Moe’s Original Bar B Que offers it’s visitors great outdoor seating and Lake Tahoe lakefront views from every table. Owners Eric Pilcher, Josh Wallick... More Details

Located at 7081 N. Lake Blvd. in Tahoe Vista. One of the busiest and most popular restaurants in Tahoe Vista is the Old Range Steakhouse. Originating from Chicago, Old Range offers the meat-and-potatoes crowd huge steaks featuring Midwestern, heavy-aged... More Details

Shot a game of pool while drinking from the full bar. It is still North Tahoe’s Premiere sports bar where you can watch your favorite sporting event on one of five large screen TV’s or just play a casual game of pool or shuffleboard. A favorite... More Details

Near the Cable Car at Squaw Valley Ski Resort. Voted the best restaurant in the 2001 Condé Nast Reader’s Poll of the 50 Best Ski Resorts, PlumpJack Cafe, in the PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, offers acclaimed cuisine and an extensive, modestly priced... More Details

Featuring our full service bar, pool table, flat screen TVs and 8’ x 6’ big screen TV, Sandy’s Pub is your sports entertainment center. This traditional sports bar features pub style appetizers and casual meals, a great selection of microbrews,... More Details

River Grill Lake Tahoe

Voted “Best Happy Hour” in North Lake Tahoe featuring nightly drink specials and special pricing on appetizers at the bar. At the River Grill you will experience casually elegant dining on Tahoe City’s ‘other’ waterfront,... More Details

Quaint restaurant and lodge on the Truckee river featuring cozy rooms with antiques. Stay close to the slopes, relax and enjoy a cocktail in our popular aprés ski fireplace lounge, or experience our award winning restaurant, a year-round favorite of... More Details

Rookies Sports Bar and Grill

Rookies Sports Bar in Incline Village is your 24 hour sports bar and restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. 18 HDTVs 15, slot machines, pool tables, darts, video poker and of course great food and your favorite sporting events. Of course... More Details

Dancing and live music. Rosie’s Café is located in the heart of downtown Tahoe City. The café specializes in traditional American food. We serve breakfast from 6:30, lunch from 11:30, Happy Hour from 3:00 and dinner from 5:00 to 10:00.  More Details