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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” (40 reviews)
“lobster ravioli” (21 reviews)
“cannoli” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we come to Tahoe, we have made it a must-go-to restaurant experience. They had live jazz music (sax, guitar), a romantic ambience and phenomenal meals and extensive wine list. Try the Scuza garlic bread. (Try not to order a second huge loaf!). Had...More

Thank Compucrruiser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and clean restaurant. Private parking lot, just off the main street in South Lake Tahoe. Wonderful menu of numerous delicious items. They accommodated our group of 10 without problem! Warm and friendly service. Nice wine list. Good appetizers and desserts. Everyone had a great...More

Thank Southcityca
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Best italian food in South Lake Tahoe. The restaurant is elegant and the food is amazing. Try the garlic bread!

Thank Daniel Jorge C
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Food was delicious, atmosphere was lovely, and the music was a very nice touch. We had the cappelini pasta, spaghetti & meatballs, scusa garlic bread, house & caesar salads, and they brought us a delicious chocolate cake/brownie to celebrate our wedding. We plan to go...More

Thank Abby C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We had dinner here over the weekend and it was so good. Lobster Ravioli was excellent, must try it. I had their special which was bone-in pork shank and it was very tasty. There was a live jazz player and the restaurant is super cute....More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Four of us went there for New Year’s, The place was crowded but the service was great. All of us enjoyed what we ordered. It’s a wine and beer only establishment but that didn’t stop any of us from enjoying our meals.

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 25 December 2017

The entire dinner was phenomena and served exactly when you wanted it. The food was excellent & the service was amazing.

Thank tobywonkanobe
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner last night. We had wine with our dinner. I had chicken with cheese ravioli. It was supposed to be cooked in a butter sauce...it was not. The raviolis were over boiled. My husband had scampi over linguini..also in...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I love great red sauce that compliments the wine. Great tasting food and wine. So satisfying in every way.

Thank Sophia C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband had veal scaloppine which was extremely tough. I had lobster ravioli which has way to much sauce on it. We complained to the waiter and no one even acknowledged our complaint. We went there years ago and it was great, but since they...More

Thank marjoriemacaluso
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Debbie C
9 March 2018|
Response from Diana A | Property representative |
We are 3 Miles from Stateline and the Casinos.
24 February 2018|
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Response from Diana A | Property representative |
We serve beer and Wine only.
6 October 2017|
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Response from Diana A | Property representative |
Hello, Most entrees come with a side of penne pasta and vegetable. Pasta dishes are ala carte.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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