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Macduff's Pub

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American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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1041 Fremont Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8137
+1 530-542-8777
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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323 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's out of the way but will visit every time I am in the area...Go upstairs to the bar area to eat if you can... Food is wonderful

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San Diego
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Macduff's was close to our hotel, so we tried it. It's a tudor-style place with a lively crowd and wonderful pub food. When we visited, only the upstairs was open, and it was a bit warm up there with a lively crowd. Everyone was very friendly, and our service dog was welcome. Since I don't eat gluten, I was really... More 

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Scottsdale
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food terrific. Ambience needs improvement. Have an upstairs and downstairs usually only one location is open

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the back of a search for a restaurant in South Lake Tahoe which served French onion soup. MacDuffs is a typical pub / restaurant just off the main road through town. The staff were friendly and welcoming in the upstairs bar area. We ordered the French onion soup which arrived promptly and did not disappoint. A tasty starter... More 

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Waunakee
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE have eaten here many times. The food is always worth the short wait as they are typically busy. Find you way to the bar upstairs and belly up. I highly recommend the fish & chips, their burger ( I upgrade for the lamb), the Shepard pie and many tasty malt beverages.

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Alameda, CA
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77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are expats, spent a few years living in the UK, so the boys were excited to have shepherds pie and fish and chips. Macduffs did not disappoint! Family of five, we had the calamari app, Caesar salad, shepherds pie, fish and chips, truffle Mac and cheese, and a Moroccan lamb burger. All were delish. Service good, atmosphere good, portions... More 

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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178 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had several people recommend this restaurant so we had set high expectations. We were seated promptly and then it went downhill from there. The overall vibe was not welcoming. The staff seemed more interested in their conversation and we were just "there". The food itself was also disappointing. We ordered onion rings, they were undercooked (nearly raw) and the... More 

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Monterey, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was great. We had a shepherd's pie and the steak and guinness stew. Several beers on tap and the rest are bottled. Would visit here again.

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Plymouth, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner here was unexpectedly terrific. Their deep fry batter on shrimp and onion rings better than the best we've had in New England. And lamb burger great (but don't order more done than med rare). Best fries so far around South Tahoe. Irish wait staff work team wise - great!

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Brentwood, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited in late March. Just a short walk from our hotel. Excellent draft and bottle selection. My wife enjoyed the lamb burger and I had the bacon and blue cheese burger. Very good and lots of food for the $. Had a couple of my favorite Eugene OR beers in the bottle. Nice collections of kilts in the lower level... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 Fremont Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8137
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-8777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?