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Scusa Italian Ristorante

2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
+1 530-542-0100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic bread” (44 reviews)
“pasta” (66 reviews)
“osso bucco” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived to find a fairly full parking area at Scusa. So, I was pleasantly surprised when I was greeted and immediately shown to a table along the front windows. The server was friendly and attentive. Although I did notice what felt like a rehearsed...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an 8pm reservation and was promptly seated at our table. We were quickly greeted by our server. I noticed that the prices on the menu were higher than the prices listed on their website. I brought this to our servers attention and he confirmed...More

Thank Isunwin
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Service was good and waitress were friendly. The food is average. I never saw meatballs spaghetti and sausages spaghettis with more meat than pasta. Wouldn’t come back.

Thank Mikael D
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We ordered the Lasagna, Garlic bread and wine. The food was delicious and the service was great. Loved Scusa.

Thank b0bbyjj0nes
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to have a Romantic dinner. Delicious veal Parmesan with fantastic garlic bread there is also a terrific wine list to go with your meal.

Thank har0ld1965
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I am from Chicago so I know great Italian food...the roasted garlic appetizer was delicious along with the lobster ravioli. The sauce will blow your mind ...the eggplant parmesan was excellent and my friend had the scallops , said the best shes ever have. Highly...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Scusa's is a very enjoyable Italian restaurant in Tahoe. I highly recommend it for a delicious, well prepared meals. My husband had linguine with clams (in the shell) and had such a large bowlful he almost couldn't finish as there was so much food. I...More

Thank mtn2rvr
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I can easily see why Scusa is so highly rated. We were here with friends and everyone truly enjoyed their meal. The service was very good and our wait person did a good job with suggestions. It is a bit on the pricey side for...More

Thank MartyG60950
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

They serve every dishes with enough garlic to hide the taste, asked the manager he said that was typical of italian cuisine. As a European who lived in Italy for 4 years I’ve never ever heard nor experienced this. 2 of our 8 party got...More

Thank paulhdd
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I am torn between a 1-star rating and a 5-star rating. I did not choose 3 because the food and quality was spectacular and I will probably go back again for the food itself. Cozy Italian restaurant in South Lake Tahoe with live music during...More

Thank Tara H
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3 July 2018|
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Response from 584abbyc | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can order and modify (if needed - such as no butter). They’re a nice restaurant so they’ll take care of you :)
Debbie C
9 March 2018|
Response from DianaA4488 | Property representative |
We are 3 Miles from Stateline and the Casinos.
24 February 2018|
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Response from DianaA4488 | Property representative |
We serve beer and Wine only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
    (Hwy 50/Lake Tahoe Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-0100
  • E-mail
100 of the Best Seats in Town."~ Creative Traditional Italian & Fresh Seafood Daily ~ Upscale, Lively Atmosphere ~ Extensive Menu & Wine List ~For over 20 years, Scusa has remained the perennial favorite of locals and tourists alike. Featuring traditional and creative pasta dishes, from simple Cappellini with fresh Basil and Tomato to Seafood Fettuccine Scusa in a light tomato-red wine sauce. Scusa is rumored to serve the best Linguine & Clams you'll ever have. Let's not forget the variety of Veal and Chicken dishes, and the Scusa Bread is a must! With appetizers from crispy Calamari to the House Specialty Lobster Raviolis in light Basil-Tomato Cream any choice is a good one. If you only have room to split a dessert try the Amaretto Bread Pudding or the delicious Cannolis.Scusa has one of the most romantic outdoor patios in Lake Tahoe, complete with fountain & garden. If you're looking for great food, with warm atmosphere and service, you are sure to enjoy!
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