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Best things to do in Lake Tahoe

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Centre
“Local shops and boutiques. Great selection of fun and interesting shops in an outdoor mall setting.”
54 locals recommend
Hotel
“You will love the Hyatt breakfast buffet, or order from the menu. The views are incredible. The price is about $25/person and it's usually not too busy. ”
38 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Nice place with great bar and fireplace. A little pricier that the rest of King's Beach, but great food and a wide selection. ”
50 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Our family usually goes here at least once a year. They do not take reservations and it can get busy, so get there early. It is moderately priced. However, the portion sizes are on the larger side. ”
60 locals recommend
Hotel
“At Hard Rock Casino, there are pool parties every Saturday during the summer. Book a cabana or daybed and enjoy the great cocktail service in the sunshine!”
36 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Locals favorite real American breakfast and lunch restaurant. Distance 2.2 miles”
30 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Wholesome food, with vegetarian options, best salads and fish tacos in town with outdoor Lakeview dining ”
53 locals recommend
Hotel
“A spectacular golf course located right on the lake also features great restaurants and a Celebrity Golf Tournament every summer.”
43 locals recommend
Bar
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“Want to eat on the beach? Come enjoy a famous rum runner as you stroll the beautiful beach. ”
52 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Right on the water at the Ski Run Marina, Riva is a standout establishment known for it's Wet Woody cocktail and quality food. Hit it up on Wednesdays for excellent drink specials. Busy on the weekends, but worth the wait.”
51 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great lake views from the dining room and on the patio. A beautifully-decorated restaurant in Homewood. Across the street from Homewood Mountain Resort.”
38 locals recommend
Campground
“Great beach area for the whole family including dogs. Parking runs about $10; get there early on the weekends and spend the whole day!”
28 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“This is a traditional grocery store but packed with all of your basic essentials!”
27 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This award winning Zagat rated restaurant is always topping local lists of the area's most romantic restaurants, this family-run Tahoe mainstay has become the go-to place for diners seeking to impress first dates and enjoy a great meal in the bargain. Fresh, organic ingredients heighten the flavors of French-influenced dishes like pan-roasted chicken with mushrooms or champagne-poached sea scallops. Desserts include the decadant Queen of Sheba flourless chocolate double torte cake with fresh whipped cream filling for only $7. An appealing collection of appetizers, salads, and desserts showcases the same dedication to fresh foods and classic preparations. Reservations are highly recommended for this very small cottage restaurant ”
42 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Breakfast!!!! Super huge, delicious breakfast! But don't just walk down there, make sure you call first and get on the wait list. Then walk on down and waltz in like the BAMF that you are. ”
37 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Shops, Restaurants, Movie Theater, Ice Skating Ring and Gondola to Heavenly Ski Resort”
41 locals recommend