Lake Tahoe Restaurants

Lake Tahoe restaurants reflect the diversity of tastes and budgets her residents and visitors possess. Quality and imagination work together in many kitchens given that the California side of Lake Tahoe produces award-winning wines, grass-fed beef and lamb in addition to superior fruits such as mandarins, berries and apple galore. Regional ingredients from the bountiful Central Valley, just 100 miles west, are concocted daily into appetizing tastes for your tongue. From cuisine to atmosphere, the emphasis is on fresh and natural. Any taste is sated at Lake Tahoe restaurants. South Shore and North Shore offer the greatest abundance of different foods from CalAsian, Latin-inspired, vegetarian and Mexican to barbeque, Chinese and Irish.

Lake Tahoe restaurants frequently enhance their meals with stunning vistas enjoyed inside or al fresco. Low-key places welcome slightly, and more than slightly, grubby hikers and bikers with a cold beer, classic burger and a chat with the locals. Others, like the high-rise Nevada casinos, offer high-class dining at high altitudes. Here, every diner is a winner. Laid-back casualness is the typical Lake Tahoe attitude, but when it comes to eating Tahoe food, expect most eateries to bring their A game to your table, especially when it comes to daily specials. Ask your server for the chef’s suggestion. 

Daily Specials at Lake Tahoe Restaurants

The restaurant specials highlighted here give you insight into the overall menu offered at each establishment, but local chefs love to mix it up, and nightly specials (and lunch specials too!) are a great way for them to try out new recipes. So, even if you think you know exactly what's on a specific restaurant's menu, you might make a happy discovery! Check out all the specials here and open yourself to the array of interesting dining options at Lake Tahoe restaurants.