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Base Camp Pizza Co.

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Italian, Bar, Pizza
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1001 Heavenly Village Way Ste 25A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6983
+1 530-544-2273
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate here in January with friends (5 of us). It was very crowded (~7pm) so had to wait a while to get a table. They have a very good bar, though, which made the wait fly by. Bartenders and waiters were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely go there again.

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Thank Jonathan L
Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We go to this restaurant every time we visit Heavenly. The prices are reasonable, and the quality of the food is always consistent. The only downside is that they are almost always busy, but the silver lining is that the take out process is very simple and convenient so the options are endless.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times. Pizzas are really good and good choice of beer as well. If you go on the weekend or during a holiday book a table cause it gets real busy!

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san francisco
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109 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were a group of 15 people and they gave us seating in their patio which had heaters all around and they also gave us blankets so were cozy and comfortable. There was live music and the beer and hot drinks were very good. The pizzas were delicious. Would go back again.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My first time here yesterday. Came after a long day of boarding around 5pm and we were able to score two seats at the bar. The bartendar Jared is so sweet and attentive. For drinks, I tried the gin gin (mule) and it was delicious and came with a piece of ginger candy. Then he recommended to is his favorite... More 

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Thank Iheartjennychu
South Lake Tahoe, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place! Pizzas and salads are great! Go early as it gets incredibly busy during dinner hours.

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Thank kbintahoe
Florida
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pizza. Great beer. Great drinks. Great specials. Great service. What more needs to be said? Try the name sake Base Camp pizza.

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Union City, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family loves Base Camp Pizza and apparently so does everyone else. There is typically a wait, so bring your patience...it will be rewarded with yummy, fresh, hot pizza!!! Check into yelp to get free garlic fries. They are so good...I'd pay for them (but they're free with yelp check in!!!). Plus the servers are really friendly and accommodating. Definitely... More 

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Victoria, Texas, United States
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be the best pizza I have ever eaten. The high reviews for this place, and the long wait time for seating, are totally justified. We tried the Base Camp and the Smokey BBQ Chicken and both pizzas were excellent. The salads were large and delicious with obviously fresh ingredients. This place is conveniently located in Heavenly Village... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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171 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here one night and it was a 2 1/2 hour wait so we decided to come the next night early. We started with the pear and pecan salad. It was amazing! We then had the base camp pizza and it was good but not worth a 2 1/2 hour wait! Wine list needs an upgrade with higher quality options.... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Heavenly Village Way Ste 25A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6983
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-2273
Description
Established in 2012, this is the third restaurant for the Tahoe Restaurant Group. The two established restaurants are Fireside Pizza at Squaw Valley ski resort and Rubicon Pizza at Northstar ski resort. Headed by Ted Kennedy and Marc Vaccaro, the company is commited to a relaxed, family atmosphere with great food. All locations have games for the kids to play while they are waiting for their food.Base Camp Pizza Co. is the brainchild of long time friends Ray Villaman and Ted Kennedy. Ray is a 20 year restaurant veteran including - California Pizza Kitchen, Boston Market, the California Restaurant Association and even a short time as President of Blimpies.Come by and try some of our signature dishes: Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Smokey BBQ Chicken Pizza, Thai Chicken Curry Pizza, Italian Herb Shrimp Penne, and our signature Spaghetti Bolognese with Meatballs

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