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Passaretti's Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

1181 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6206
+1 530-541-3433
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
10 Aug 2016
“Now closed”
30 Dec 2015
“You like Italian? They serve Italian”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1181 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6206
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Sadly Passatetti's has closed. We really enjoyed it . The building has new owners. It looks like there is going to be a new resturant someday. Not sure when.

1  Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Excellent locals restaurant not fancy, but gret food. Same owner run family business for the past 30 years we have been going there. Thye only serve wine and beer, but it's worht it since the food is so good. Try it...

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

The food here is a gift to taste buds all around. If you would like to appreciate finer dining in a casual friendly setting, don't hold back. The booths provide some privacy and the artwork is fun to look at while waiting for our yum....More

Thank Nese G
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Good food, reasonable prices and friendly people. We eat there frequently and have never been disappointed. You expect good service and that is what you get. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Early dinner on Halloween, great service, good food, comfortable atmosphere. Yes it's older and probably not as up to date as it could be but the food and service certainly outweighed any drawbacks.

1  Thank Teri M
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The food was good - I will say that. My wife and I went there sometime in early 2015 to see if we wanted our Rehearsal dinner for our wedding there. We enjoyed the food and they even had a spacious private room we could...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We drove around in circles looking for a different restaurant,and realized that this one was right next to the campground where we were staying. We had a really delicious late lunch. The service was good and the decor rustic with lots of wood. We both...More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Came in on a Friday night at 7pm, instantly seated. Everybody was incredibly nice. Once orders were set, everything came out very quickly. Bread was warm and delicious. House salad with ranch dressing was surprisingly nice, ranch sauce was a bit too liquidy but tasted...More

Thank Getlin U
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed this place. The service was outstanding and my veal Marsala was not exactly the best, but very good. The mnestrone was, however, maybe the best I've ever had and the mixed vegetables were fresh and well- cooked. House wine was excellent. Being...More

Thank Aaron323
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

7 of us ate here on the 4th. We had appetizers and dinners, and we were all very happy with everything. The staff was very friendly as well.

Thank Teri S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 18
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1181 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-3433
  • E-mail
Passaretti’s Italian Restaurant welcomes you to a privately owned Lake Tahoe restaurant where the daily goals have been the same for 30 years. Using recipes handed down through their Italian family, they have been successful in delighting locals and visitors alike.You’ll discover homemade soups and fresh made-to-order sauces, daily fresh seafood and nightly specials along with some of the most original pasta dishes and Italian favorites in town. Using the highest quality poultry, veal, seafood and produce they aim to please every kind of palate, from vegetarians to carnivores! They also offer a variety of specialty salads and antipasti. Customers can enjoy a complimentary soup or salad with each entrée, along with famous, locally made Truckee River sourdough bread. An inviting wine-bar, romantic booths and quaint patio seating provide the ambiance to fit any desired dining experience. They also are happy to accommodate larger parties in one of their separate rooms. Passaretti’s mission is to provide quality food and excellent service at everyday prices to all who dine with us.Over the last three decades, Passaretti’s has become known for its ability to make any event special for you and your family. In addition to the off-site catering, party trays and in-house parties they so professionally and flawlessly provide, they are now proud to introduce a new outdoor full-service wedding and events center, Al Fresco 1181. Nestled on the eastern edge of the restaurant’s beautifully landscaped property, it is an open-air space designed as a backdrop for any special occasion. Although they specialize in weddings, the venue is also available for birthday celebrations, family reunions or company parties. It can comfortably accommodate parties of 30-65 people with an elegant buffet hand-selected by you and comprised of the home-cooked Italian food Passaretti’s has become known for. They are proud to offer inclusive, yet affordable packages for your event starting at $22.95 per person.
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