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Driftwood Cafe

1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
+1 530-544-6545
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“omelette” (74 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

It was really busy and we had to queue but worth it, I had a bagel and cream cheese which was gorgeous but my friends had the omelette wow! They also offered half portions which coming from the uk is so much better. The staff...More

1  Thank megjolie
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Staying at The Marriott, this Restaurant is Steps Away from our Stay here in South Lake Tahoe, we have Tried other Breakfast Spots in Area and We Always Just Keeping Back To Driftwood, yes it's a Busy Place, even In The "Off Season", it's Worth...More

Thank vegman58
Reviewed 8 October 2015

For a hearty breakfast try the Driftwood. Wife and I enjoyed a full breakfast before a drive around beautiful Lake Tahoe.

Thank Johnny Y
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is just good old fashioned home cooked food. I really liked it. Nothing fancy but it just feels right and fits in perfectly in south lake tahoe. The service was quick once we sat, but be warned there was about a 40 min wait....More

Thank Elle J
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped in on a Monday around 11. It worked out well because my husband wanted breakfast and I wanted lunch. Pretty good food, I wouldn't recommend the Bloody Mary or the mimosa but the black bean chicken chili was really good

1  Thank lyssabenson
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We had to wait a while for a table and ended up at the bar/counter to sit. It was hot and we were hungry, so ANYwhere was acceptable! --The service was good and the food was EXCELLENT for our breakfast! If in this area, try...More

Thank Hope6482
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Breakfast or lunch, this is the place. They serve breakfast until 3:00 and also have good beer on draft. Highly recommend.

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Food and service were great. Quiet a busy place, but food came promptly and it was fantastic! We sat at the bar and the person behind it was very friendly, as well as all the other Employees. The menu selection is good and anything you...More

Thank Jorgencio
Reviewed 29 September 2015

So many eateries in South Lake Tahoe are in shopping type malls. Not wanting to go to a chain restaurant for breakfast we found this. Great service. Great food (Tahoe is not the best for food so we were pleased). They have an egg special...More

Thank painnurse
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We stopped in here after mountain biking for about 4 hours. They were closing soon but were very nice and invited us right in. They roast their own coffee so I had an iced latte and it was great. Joe had the fresh squeezed lemonade...More

Thank Deb S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Carol G
Do you have all day breakfast? Or is breakfast only in the morning, if so, until what time?
11 April 2017|
Response from SouthLakeTahoeDude | Property representative |
We are open 7 am to 3 pm and serve breakfast and lunch all day. Soup starts at 11 am.
Do you have an outside patio? I have a small dog and don't like to lave her in the hotel room..
19 July 2015|
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Response from CiaoBella59 | Reviewed this property |
I dined inside the cafe a couple of times and did, indeed, see people seated outside who were served as well if it wasn't too busy inside. On days it was busy, patrons came inside to order and brought their food outside if... More
Robert B
My family had the pleasure of enjoying your restaurant this past weekend and I particularly enjoyed the coffee. I forgot the brand of coffee that the waitress told me you use. I would love to order some if you could pass on the brand and type of coffee you use. Thank you.
30 June 2015|
Response from SouthLakeTahoeDude | Property representative |
Sorry for late reply. I have never seen these questions before today when I got an email from Trip Advisor. We use Alpen Sierra coffee, vienna roast. They do have an online store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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