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LewMarNel's Steaks & Spirits

901 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6938
+1 530-542-1072
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (26 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
“trout” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
901 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6938
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has lived well passed its reputation - the steak as flavorless and sub prime grade - service mediocre - basically not great at all.

Thank pvme2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was not a busy evening. The waiter was aloof and unhelpful. I told them upfront that I had some food allergies. From the specials menu I was offered salmon....poached or grilled. I chose plain poached salmon but when it arrived it was swimming in...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I had dinner and bfast here since I was staying at nearby best western. I will say for dinner: excellent service! The fondue with fresh bread awesome! Salads very fresh no limp greens. I had the shrimp pasta (enough for 2!) my hubby the steak...More

Thank Mcoreo2
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Overpriced and under-done would be the best description of the rib eye. Blue is not medium rare -- which should be a softball order at a steak place. Charging $6 to split a plate is silly. The steak was under seasoned, as well. A true...More

Thank TheCulturedPalate
Reviewed 8 February 2018

^^^^ Not an exaggeration ^^^^ Allow me to explain. My declaration is based on both quality and value. I knew walking over to Nel's that I was about to pay upper-mid-shelf steakhouse prices for dinner. $80+ per plate. That's what I wanted. I was warned,...More

3  Thank Sheldon K
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I normally don't complain about a restaurant but this one is definitely overrated. First of all we got served white wine at 68 degrees Fahrenheit or better. In order to cool it down they put in a bucket of ice and hope that up whole...More

3  Thank frank h
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The complimentary breakfast of the Best Western is at the adjacent Lewmarnel restaurant. I thought the breakfast was good. You can order from the menu or take the special of the day. First day I had the special blueberry pancakes and second day I had...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

There is not pretentious about LewMarNel’s. It is just great food at reasonable prices. All meals start with freshly baked bread and a cheese fondue pot that you want to bathe in because it is so delicious. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself wanting...More

Thank Bruinjeepman
Reviewed 10 December 2017

On the recommendation of the clerk where we were staying we set out to find this restaurant. As noted it is separate but part of Best Western, plenty of parking. We did not have a reservation on a Tuesday night, no problem being seated. The...More

Thank Mariahcat
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Recommended by Locals, we visited in late September. In the same complex as a Best Western, it is separate and distinct. Atmosphere is old money western but not obtrusive, service is attentive without being obsequious and the food is very good. The dinner was preceded...More

Thank klinoregon
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6938
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-1072
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