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Driftwood Cafe

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1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
+1 530-544-6545
07:00 - 15:00
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Oakland, California
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

they are always busy and they have a good location, not may options around for breakfast, ordered an egg sandwich to go, they were very nice taking my order and it was done quick despite the fact they were busy, i would go back

Thank BobCaTSB
San Rafael, California
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189 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Driftwood café ,it was just as good as the first time .This is a must eat breakfast and lunch location in Lake Tahoe.This visit I had the eggs Benedict and my lady had the vegetarian omelette both were incredible

Thank Gelliott415
Caterham, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We ate at the driftwood cafe every morning of our three night stay in Tahoe. Everything we had on the menu was amazing, and the specials are also very good. Attentive service and all at a very reasonable price.

1 Thank Jim N
Chicago, Illinois
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194 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We ate in breakfast one day, and did take out another day just for breakfast sandwiches. Everything is good, although we did not care for the potato pancakes. Lattes were good if you are just looking for a coffee place - you can come in just to get that. Javier is awesome.

1 Thank travelgames
Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Great food that is not too filling. I hate heavy breakfasts in the morning. Cute cafe with amazing food!

Thank aprylbparker
Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Small and intimate, but large portions and good service. Usually a wait (very busy), but worth waiting.

Thank mikeedelstein
Fallon, Nevada
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Always busy - always fast service. Within walking distance of many hotels. Standard breakfast fare. Good comfort food! Have never been disappointed.

Thank lanie101
Baltimore, Maryland
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355 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Come early to Driftwood Cafe for your pre-ski breakfast, this place fills up! It's small, the food is good and affordable, so its no wonder why. We had a great quick hot tasty large breakfast that kept us full all day! Friendly staff and cute indoors. Right in the Heavenly village.

Thank travelreimagined_jen
Saint Helena California
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We went to this restaurant every morning for breakfast for three days. Everyday we chose a different breakfast and were never disappointed. I have to warn everyone who is going on Saturday or Sunday morning between 9:00 am and 10:00 am there is a wait. It seems to be they favored breakfast place for a lot of people. By the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Came here with my wife and we must say the food was great! She had the house special Huevos Rancheros and I got the American Fare. It was on point we would definitely recommend coming here to eat.

Thank Victor F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-6545

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