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Driftwood Cafe

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1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
+1 530-544-6545
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07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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354 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Come early to Driftwood Cafe for your pre-ski breakfast, this place fills up! It's small, the food is good and affordable, so its no wonder why. We had a great quick hot tasty large breakfast that kept us full all day! Friendly staff and cute indoors. Right in the Heavenly village.

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Saint Helena California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant every morning for breakfast for three days. Everyday we chose a different breakfast and were never disappointed. I have to warn everyone who is going on Saturday or Sunday morning between 9:00 am and 10:00 am there is a wait. It seems to be they favored breakfast place for a lot of people. By the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my wife and we must say the food was great! She had the house special Huevos Rancheros and I got the American Fare. It was on point we would definitely recommend coming here to eat.

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San Diego, California, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have enjoyed this eating establishment for nearly 20 years. The food is excellent, the staff is above and beyond in their service to their diners. If you are in South Lake Tahoe, please don't miss an opportunity to enjoy one of their fabulous breakfasts!

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Ocean City, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service And decent eats. Good garlic sourdough. Tasty chicken chilli. Breakfast & lunch only.Try it!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service trumped by great food. Gets crowded fast so to avoid waiting we arrived by 7:15am. Are there three days in row and it was consistently tasty. Home fries are killer if you want to get "ugly," but they also have plenty of lean and clean options

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little cafe with an extensive menu at a reasonable price. We had a three year old child with us and they gave her colouring and a high chair.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coffee is very good. The wait service is so friendly and helpful is choosing the meal just right for you. I have eggs and sausage and the plate has ample food place upon it. It is very casual and laid back. I make a point of getting to this restaurant each journey to South Lake Tahoe.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Michelle's omelette and hash browns was a vegetarian delight. We had no complaints. Services was super friendly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A bit of a wait, but good places are often busy, especially on a Sunday morning. Good breakfast. Kind of pricey, but pleasant staff, clean tables, and yummy food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-6545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?