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Driftwood Cafe

1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
+1 530-544-6545
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“omelette” (74 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They get busy, so a wait is not uncommon. Despite arriving fairly early, we had to wait just a few minutes. Four seats at the "counter" we were told, turnover faster, if desired. We got a two top table. Staff friendly, food was very good,...More

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food great service and warm setting. A must visit! No downside. I had a chicken crispy bacon salad wrap that came with tortillas and salsa. Perfect compliment to the meal. The hubby had Cheese burger and fries. Yummy!

Thank llevere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tasting food! Was able to walk to restaurant from our hotel which made it very convenient. Good service.

Thank sharinixon11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy place but staff very efficient. We had veggie quiche and veggie wrap. Good hot chocolate. Would definitely come back.

Thank Sarsprdoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read about this restaurant before we arrived in South Lake Tahoe. I read some reviews and they were very good. I also heard from other people that it was the best place to eat breakfast in Tahoe. Well, it did not disappoint us....More

Thank abdosmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our breakfast here, good prices, good options, great coffee. Service was very good and very efficient. Recommend it highly although may be busy.

Thank kelly m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate both breakfast and lunch here. Great food! Huge hamburgers. Fast service. Prices decent for resort area.

Thank Rogersevier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rarely do I return to the same restaurant during a vacation but this one earned a return visit. Both days we visited for late breakfasts. Didn't want them to be late but the wait caught us off guard to breakfast turned into early lunch. I...More

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Sunday morning breakfast at this restaurant. The food was excellent with very large portions. Prices are in line with this being a resort area. The service was very attentive and the staff were very friendly. This is a very popular place; we had...More

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No wonder this restaurant has countless amazing reviews from trip advisor- the food is outstanding & so is the service (even when they're extremely busy, everyone is still friendly). Went here twice on our three day trip because it was so great!

Thank racheljorgensen
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Carol G
Do you have all day breakfast? Or is breakfast only in the morning, if so, until what time?
11 April 2017|
Response from SouthLakeTahoeDude | Property representative |
We are open 7 am to 3 pm and serve breakfast and lunch all day. Soup starts at 11 am.
Do you have an outside patio? I have a small dog and don't like to lave her in the hotel room..
18 July 2015|
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Response from CiaoBella59 | Reviewed this property |
I dined inside the cafe a couple of times and did, indeed, see people seated outside who were served as well if it wasn't too busy inside. On days it was busy, patrons came inside to order and brought their food outside if... More
Robert B
My family had the pleasure of enjoying your restaurant this past weekend and I particularly enjoyed the coffee. I forgot the brand of coffee that the waitress told me you use. I would love to order some if you could pass on the brand and type of coffee you use. Thank you.
30 June 2015|
Response from SouthLakeTahoeDude | Property representative |
Sorry for late reply. I have never seen these questions before today when I got an email from Trip Advisor. We use Alpen Sierra coffee, vienna roast. They do have an online store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
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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