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Himmel Haus

) #22 of 112 Restaurants in South Lake Tahoe €€ - €€€ German, , European
3819 Saddle Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8685
+1 530-314-7665
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (23 reviews)
“pretzels” (20 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
€€ - €€€
3819 Saddle Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8685
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located at the base of Heavenly, Himmel Haus seems to be a favorite of the ski set. It's appeal is much broader than that. It has proven difficult for us to find good Bavarian food in Northern California. Himmel Haus is definitely a viable solution....More

Thank paladinsf
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled accross the Himmel Haus several years ago when I was in town for the American Century Golf Tournament in July. I was desperate to find a nice place to eat away from the mayhem of Tahoe Boulevard and the casinos, so I was...More

Thank knaggs4
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pretzel was the highlight of the meal--it's the size of a dinner plate--and the provided dips were excellent. The pork schnitzel with Jager sauce was good, but a bit on the dry side. The dining room is filled with long, rough banquet tables, which...More

Thank TBearden
Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying at the Tahoe Seasons Resort up the street, we would daily pass the Himmel Haus a couple of blocks away. So, on our second night there, I suggested we walk to the restaurant and have dinner. The restaurant was formerly the renowned Christiana...More

Thank Stan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must stop for anyone who wants to visit Germany in Lake Tahoe. Outstanding food, outstanding service and outstanding beers and More. What a fun place for groups or friends

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The most surprising thing we found was the quality of the food. Excellent and could feature in any upscale restaurant. Especially the appetizers. Local hangout..fun atmosphere..needless to say beer was excellent. Will go there again. Service/server was top notch.

Thank shez369
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

There's not many places in Miami to eat German food, so when we happen to find this place, we had to try it. The service was excellent! The servers really give great advice as to what to eat and drink. The beer flight selection was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Yearning for German food is always a tough find in most locales, the Himmel Haus is one of the highlights to the Lake Tahoe area. Excellent selection, good portions and reasonable prices. Ironically, just across the street from the Heavenly ski slopes and about a...More

Thank westrain
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My friend raved about it for a long time, and I finally made it here after a mountain biking excursion. And I was not disappointed - great beer selection of authentic German brands, as I would find in Munich. I have not seen Hacker Pschorr...More

Thank mibo888
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The staff is great! Eager to assist you with recommendations and nice atmosphere.... the food was DELICIOUS! Reasonably priced. We will definitely return next time we visit Tahoe!

Thank Tara M
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15 January 2017|
Response from Matthew_E_SF | Property representative |
Yes we have several high chairs, including a European one!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3819 Saddle Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8685
    (June Way)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-314-7665
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HOURS: Mon-Thu 12PM - 2AM Fri 12PM - 2AM Sat 12PM - 2AM Sun 12PM - 2AM Himmel Haus is a German restaurant and bierhaus featuring a wide variety of German and Belgian beers and wines with a simple menu of Bavarian-inspired food. While we will offer some strictly traditional recipes throughout the year, our vision is to take the customary ideas and theories of German Cuisine and give them a contemporary, California twist. Our goal is to serve only the finest and freshest local and sustainable products we can find, from local dairy and organic produce to humanely-raised meats, showcasing these amazing products in our German-inspired fare. Himmel Haus is committed to applying sustainable business practices, and to becoming a go-to locals' spot in South Lake Tahoe. Takes Reservations: YES Accepts Credit Cards: YES Parking: PRIVATE LOT Attire: CASUAL Good for Groups: YES Good for Kids: YES Price Range: $$ Delivery: YES Take-out: YES Waiter Service: YES Wi-Fi: FREE Good For: Lunch/Dinner Music: LIVE EVERY Mon/Sat/Sun Alcohol: Beer & Wine Only Smoking: No Noise Level: Average Ambiance: CASUAL Has TV: YES - 12 ft Big Screen! Caters: YES Wheelchair Accessible: YES Dogs Allowed: Sorry No
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