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Getaway Cafe

3140 US Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9214
+1 530-577-5132
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Fusion, American, Cafe
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3140 US Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9214
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were visiting from Tennessee- we found this place on Trip Advisor and thought it sounded pretty good. We were not disappointed. We actually came back a second time because the food was so incredibly delicious. Today, we were fortunate enough to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brandys_12
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Brandy! I don't think hearing these amazing compliments will ever get old. I love treating everyone that comes into my restaurant like gold. Everyone deserves great food and service after all! That is what dining out is all about! I am so happy that...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

The Chilaquiles were excellent, nice job to the owner who was very hospitable. Just about everything on the menu sounds delicious.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank michaelmY1468JR
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michael, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Tahoe, and of course your visit to my cafe. The Chilaquiles are one of my favorite dishes too, although I have to be honest and say that everything else is just as...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Best burger in town hands down !! Large portions of sides ! Service was Jenny on the spot ! Seen to with out having to ask for anything ! Highly recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maddreddog
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, What a great review to read this morning! It made me laugh out loud too! I appreciate the kind words, and look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes, Diane

Reviewed 6 November 2018

The Getaway is excellent! The folks were friendly, as usual and the food was wonderful. We walked over for a late lunch after some medical appointments. It is a great locals place. We haven't been there in a few years for some reason. We'll be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael C
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Michael, I am so glad that you found us again! It is always wonderful to welcome people back to the Getaway family. Thank you for your great review, and please let us spoil you again soon! Best wishes, Diane

Reviewed 27 October 2018

Getaway Café is located away from the core tourist district and was about 15 minutes away from my South Lake Tahoe hotel. When I arrived around 7:00, the restaurant was not busy and I was given the option of patio or interior seating (I chose...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tim R
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi Tim! Thanks for taking the special trip to Meyers to dine with us! I feel blessed to have such a faithful following, and of course for my friendly and attentive staff. I am so grateful for your kind words, and happy to know that...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I loved this little cafe. Best eggs Benedict and great coffee that I have had in ages. I had the big version with the grilled spinach, tomatoes and onions. The hollandaise was really tasty accompanied by crispy hash browns. My husbands turkey...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank martinione
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hello, What an honor it is to read a review like this. I always love hearing that we are the best! It is one thing to claim it ourselves, but another to be recognized by our amazing customers. Thank you, from the bottom of my...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Great food, friendly service, moderate prices. I go there often for their burgers for lunch. The burgers are a bit pricey however.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Southshorerider
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you a million for your repeat business, and your nice review. It is always wonderful having you dine with us! I like to think that the size of the plates are worth the price you pay! I hope you do too! Until next time,...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I go to the Getaway Cafe every time I am in South Lake Tahoe. They have an excellent breakfast and their prices are very reasonable. The place is very clean and their customer service is excellent. A special mention to Ashley who’s always greeted us...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 718roseb
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi Rose, I really appreciate you sharing on TripAdvisor. It makes me so happy hearing that my staff are spoiling our customers too! Did you know that Ashley won the Best of Tahoe contest this year for her friendly service? We all love what we...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

We ate here Oct 6th. Everyone was so very nice. The food was the best breakfast food I have had. The eggs actually had flavor. The hash browns were thick like a sandwich and oh so tasty. Plus the parking lot was crowded. That tells...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank connielewis678
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi Connie! What a joy it is to read this! It made me laugh out loud, and I am very grateful! How often do you get up to the lake? We would love the opportunity to spoil you again! Best wishes, Diane

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious, service was incredible! Cute little breakfast cafe with the view of the mountains! Our group tried several different breakfast plates and everything tasted amazing!More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ericang10
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi Erica! I love reading your review and seeing your Coconut French Toast photo! It made me hungry just looking at it. I'm happy that you and everyone in the group were happy with your meals, and I do hope you come visit us next...More

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SLT2
18 September 2015|
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Response from Diane G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We have updated our website and TripAdvisor page to reflect our current hours of operation. We are currently serving breakfast and lunch, 7 days a week from 7am-2pm. Hoping to bring back dinner... More
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peck925
18 July 2015|
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Response from MarnChar | Reviewed this property |
The Getaway Cafe is open for dinner only Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings during summer. Otherwise just breakfast & lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3140 US Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9214
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-577-5132
  • E-mail
Description
The Getaway Cafe serves alpine comfort cuisine just a short distance from your favorite outdoor activities in South Lake Tahoe.
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