South Lake Tahoe Restaurants

You can expect one great thing at the end of every Lake Tahoe adventure — fantastic food! There are hundreds of excellent South Lake Tahoe restaurants to choose from. From casual to fine dining, there is something for every taste and budget.

Start out the day right at Red Hut Café, which was voted South Lake Tahoe’s Best Breakfast. If killer Thai food is on your mind, then come to Orchids. Mandarin Garden was voted Best Chinese Food with tasty food options and super-fast service. Bring out the chopsticks at Off the Hook and find out why it was voted Best Sushi. After a day on the slopes relax and drink with friends at Lakeside Inn, voted has having the Best Happy Hour. Then hit The Beacon Bar & Grill for the Best Cocktails, and don’t forget Mo’s Place one of South Lake Tahoe’s favorite sports bar.

There are tons of fine dining favorites as well. Edgewood Tahoe Restaurant and Chart House both offers gorgeous lakefront or lake view dining. Evan’s is known for its amazing food and romantic atmosphere, receiving a ranking of 27 out of 30 in the Zagat Guide’s “Excellent” category. Might we suggest Cafe Fiore for an intimate dinner for two and when the soft snow is falling outside your window it’s just magical!

Don’t knock casino restaurants until you’ve tried 19 Kitchen & Bar at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe. Since 2005, the spectacular view of Lake Tahoe has been the gem of this fine dining destination. Being above the tree line provides almost an aerial... More Details

The Beacon Bar and Grill is one of Lake Tahoe’s few restaurants on the beach. People flock here during the summer to spend the day on the deck sipping the Beacon’s famous drink the Rum Runner. Every Wednesday is $5 Rum Runner Wednesday! One... More Details

Located at 1146 Emerald Bay Rd. Bert’s offers American home cooking for breakfast and lunch. A great place for a good American breakfast and lunch.  More Details

Blue Dog Pizza offers gourmet pizzas, sandwiches, and salads. With two locations offering dine in and delivery. The local choice in pizza and fun family friendly atmosphere this local favorite is a slam dunk. Check the website for specials and family... More Details

Brooks Bar and Deck

Named one of the “Best 19th Holes in America” by Golf Digest in 2008, Brooks’ Bar & Deck has risen up as one of Lake Tahoe’s premier taverns to hang out after a great day on the greens. The 360 views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding... More Details

Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo rocks the late night scene at the Lake Tahoe’s south shore. Come for the late night entertainment Monday through Saturday and order up one of their daily drink apecials! The Cabo Wabo late night scene is on fire with... More Details

Cafe Fiore has a small intimate atmosphere that makes for a romantic setting for two or small groups. Enjoy fine dining with creative traditional and contemporary Italian cuisine. A small romantic atmosphere inside and in the summer, additional tables... More Details

Chart House Lake Tahoe

Just a few minutes drive from South Lake Tahoe Casins’s will find the Chart House Lake Tahoe, a traditional seafood and steak restaurant known for its excellent Lake Tahoe view and outstanding service. Enjoy the vista as you savor a delicious meal... More Details

18 Holes | Par 72 | Yardage 7,555 As one of the most scenic golf courses in the world, Edgewood is a world-class destination. It rests along the shore of Lake Tahoe with views that will literally take your breath away, plus amazing sunsets and a truly... More Details

Ernie’s Coffee Shop offers that mountain style breakfast and lunch with a huge menu of full tasty options. For many years Ernie’s Coffee Shop has been voted “Best Breakfast” by locals who frequent not only for the food, but friendly... More Details

You will find Fire & Ice Improvisational Grill located located at 4100 Lake Tahoe Blvd. at Marriott’s Timber Lodge, in the heart of Heavenly Village. Come enjoy the fun atmosphere with lots of energy, music and outdoor fire pits. Hungry boarders... More Details

Located in the Tahoe Keys Marina off Tahoe Keys Blvd. The Fresh Ketch offers casual dining downstairs or on the lawn. For more formal (if anything in Tahoe is formal) dining join us upstairs for outstanding cuisine and magical views.  More Details

Freshie’s “Hawaiian inspired” atmosphere and food make it a locals favorite. They are famous for their fish tacos offering grilled, fried or jerked. Freshie’s serves an innovative, delicious, and organic cuisine, micro brewed beers,... More Details

Goodfella’s Pizza has been known as one of South Lake Tahoe’s best places for pizza for over 20 years. Goodfella’s Pizza serves up hot, fresh pizza using fresh veggies and meats. Dine in, pick up, or have them deliver a pizza to your... More Details

Himmel Haus Lake Tahoe

Himmel Haus offering fine German food and beer in beautiful South Lake Tahoe. Come for the variety of German and Belgian beers and savor the wonderful Bavarian inspired menu. Himmel Haus features over 30 imported German and Belgian beers along with a... More Details

Kalani’s cuisine entices the senses using the freshest ingredients and unique flavors of the Pacific Rim. The tastefully modern yet elegant atmosphere adds to your dining experience. Kalani’s specializes in Pacific Rim Fusion cuisine blending... More Details

The Lake Tahoe Brewery is the original Lake Tahoe Brewpub, brewing year-round great ales and seasonal beers. Come enjoy a “cold one” on the outdoor deck and order some tasty Brewery food. The Lake Tahoe Brewery house specials include homemade... More Details

South Shore’s Chinese restaurant offering traditional Chinese food, orders to go and serving lunch and dinner at an affordable price. Try the war wonton soup and lunch specials under $7.00  More Details

McP’s Tap House Grill is South Lake Tahoe’s hip bar with live music 365 nights a year. McP’s Tap House Grill live entertainment features local musicians offering a great variety of Jazz, Blues, Rock and alternative music groups. Enjoy... More Details

Mott Canyon Tavern and Grill is a favorite gathering spot for Lake Tahoe locals since 1997. Come for their great food, selection of beers, premium brand well drinks, granite fireplace and in the summer the outdoor patio. Mott Canyon is a great place to... More Details

Located at 3940 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Sushi and Unique Cuisine. Fine Sake, Beer & Wine.  More Details

Nepheles California Cuisine has been delighting locals and visitors since 1977. Nepheles California Cuisine is one of Lake Tahoe’s best restaurants. They specializes in fresh game, fresh fish, seafood, seasonal specialties and serves up daily California... More Details

Located 209 Lower Kingsbury Grade, NV (Behind Exxon). New York Pizza restaurant. Great atmosphere for families and after skiing. Varied menu with hand tossed pizza, calzones, hot sandwiches, salads, plenty of appetizers and beer on tap. Come in to watch... More Details

Orchid’s Thai is the most authentic Thai food on the south Shore. With ample seating this bustling Thai restaurant will not disappoint the Thai freshie rolls are a hit. Orchids has been voted #1 in best of Tahoe since 2010. Serving lunch and dinner... More Details

Passaretti’s Italian Restaurant offers a warm and inviting atmosphere that brings locals in time after time. This privately owned South Lake Tahoe restaurant uses recipes handed down through their Italian family. Enjoy their homemade soups and fresh... More Details