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Getaway Cafe

3140 US Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9214
+1 530-577-5132
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Fusion, American, Cafe
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
3140 US Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9214
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here Oct 6th. Everyone was so very nice. The food was the best breakfast food I have had. The eggs actually had flavor. The hash browns were thick like a sandwich and oh so tasty. Plus the parking lot was crowded. That tells...More

Thank connielewis678
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Connie! What a joy it is to read this! It made me laugh out loud, and I am very grateful! How often do you get up to the lake? We would love the opportunity to spoil you again! Best wishes, Diane

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was delicious, service was incredible! Cute little breakfast cafe with the view of the mountains! Our group tried several different breakfast plates and everything tasted amazing!More

Thank ericang10
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Erica! I love reading your review and seeing your Coconut French Toast photo! It made me hungry just looking at it. I'm happy that you and everyone in the group were happy with your meals, and I do hope you come visit us next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Getaway never disappoints! We go here every time my family is in town and when I lived in Tahoe, I went there several times a week. I love the French Toast and the salad wraps are excellent! Definitely recommend thus place for breakfast or...More

Thank BarbaraG1740
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Barbara, We miss seeing you here every week! Thank you for sharing about your experiences on TripAdvisor. It is very meaningful to see feedback online, what an honor! You are awesome! Hugs, Diane

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small & cozy! Never a disappointment. Huevos rancheros is amazing. French toast is to die for!☺ Outdoor patio for warm weather, inside with fireplace for warmer seating.

Thank maryann912
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Maryann, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a sweet review. It truly means the world to me! It is always a pleasure to serve you, and I look forward to your next visit! Hugs, Diane

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed breakfast at the Gateway Cafe. We both had different variety of omelettes. Delicious.

Thank rbronsink
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I really appreciate your short and sweet review! I love hearing from my locals. Sending a huge thank you to you and your lovely wife. We look forward to your next visit! All my best, Diane

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful drive from L Tahoe to Getaway Cafe!! I had read reviews on trip advisor, so we started with 1/2 order of coconut Fr toast... hot, sweet, creamy, comfy, yummy!! Delish coffee & fresh iced tea!! Then, eggs Benedict with bacon... hot, creamy hollandaise, hash...More

Thank MP1117
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, It sounds like you had a perfect Lake Tahoe day. I am happy to hear that you found us on TripAdvisor! We do everything we can to keep an active presence online, and it means a lot to know that you came as...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I come out to California,Tahoe at least once a year and wouldn’t dream of not eating here at Getaway. It is the true definition of 5 star. It’s usually crowded as it is not a secret that this is truly the the best in the...More

Thank flybear36
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Haha, thank you for such wonderful compliments! It is always great to have you visit us, even if we only get to see you once a year! We love that you love us, and feel very grateful to have you as a customer and a...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I visited getaway cafe during our one on one trip to Tahoe. It was delicious. I had the huevos rancheros with chorizo. It was amazing good!! The owner was present and was very welcoming and friendly. This is a little gem in...More

Thank Amy J
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Amy, It was truly a pleasure having you and your daughter dine with us. Thank you for sharing about your five-star experience online too. I really appreciate it, and hope you come again soon! Warm wishes, Diane

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We had a wonderful breakfast at the Getaway Cafe. The service was friendly and we chose a seat outside to enjoy the beautiful morning. I was just a touch cold and our server brought me a cup of hot water to hold and warm my...More

Thank Lynn M
Diane G, Owner at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lynn, It was such a joy for me to read this review, and know that you were so well taken care of by my crew. Thank you for your very kind words. I do hope that you come visit us again soon! Best wishes,...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

5 for breakfast, fantastic service, one in the group said that it was the best eggs Benedict they ever had, and they travel a lot. Everything was yummy. Coffee was flowing easy. No wait on anything and not crowded, it should be because it is...More

Thank Gabi T
Diane G, Propietario at Getaway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

I can not tell you how happy reading your review makes me, Gabi! Thank you for such wonderful compliments! I am blushing :) You'll have to come see us again next time you're in Lake Tahoe! Thanks again!

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SLT2
18 September 2015|
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Response from Diane G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We have updated our website and TripAdvisor page to reflect our current hours of operation. We are currently serving breakfast and lunch, 7 days a week from 7am-2pm. Hoping to bring back dinner... More
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peck925
17 July 2015|
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Response from MarnChar | Reviewed this property |
The Getaway Cafe is open for dinner only Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings during summer. Otherwise just breakfast & lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3140 US Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9214
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-577-5132
  • E-mail
Description
The Getaway Cafe serves alpine comfort cuisine just a short distance from your favorite outdoor activities in South Lake Tahoe.
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