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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Breakfast Spot
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“Dog friendly patio with the best breakfast in the south shore. Advised to get there early and get out onto a hike post breakfast. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“It’s a dog friendly cafe within a 5-7 minute walk from the rental. Coffee, smoothies, pastries from local baker Don, some other choice eats offering a small but eclectic menu and the dog treats used to be by the swinging door, not sure if they still offer them but they used to. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Our favorite local coffee shop is within walking distance. Enjoy the warmth of the fireplace and a delicious latte before hitting the slopes!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“23 local Airbnb hosts recommend ~neat little spot very close to the cabin ~great brunch/breakfast”
  • 18 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“The closest coffee shop. Not half bad. Great outdoor space in the summer.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Best breakfast in town. The original is quite small, however they have a second location located off of Ski Run Blvd that suites bigger parties during the busy seasons. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great small coffee shop that specializes in homemade chai, smoothies, and bagels. If you love chai it’s a must visit!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
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“If a traditional breakfast out is your thing, then this is the spot. Hands down the best in town.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“Nice location around the corner from K Mart. Indoor and Outdoor fireplace for a cozy coffee during snow season !”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Only vegan cafe in South Lake Tahoe. Takes a little longer for your order to be made but it is well worth the wait!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“This location also has a gas station with some economical fuel. There is another location at Stateline but both locations are busy during holidays and weekends. Try the self checkout line but remember you can't buy any alcoholic beverages in this line. Good 'ole California! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Café
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“Great skiing, snowshoeing. Can take dogs off leash skiing/snowshoeing. Trail out to Burnside Lake/Hope Valley trail loop good loop via ski or mtb. Bring own equip as yurt sometimes closed. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Best Homemade Chai and smoothies in town! They even have gulten-free bagels!”
  • 3 locals recommend