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Riva Grill

Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
+1 530-542-2600
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“scampi” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here for dinner. Based on the prices, we were expecting something really good but we we were quite disappointed. The restaurant had an odd atmosphere and had various sports games on TVs around the restaurant. The service was a bit clumsy and meal...More

Thank ClaireOsm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great location on the lake. The service was okay, we waited 10 mins when arriving and no one asked to seat us so we waited again 15 mins then we went to hunt down a sever for a menu. Once we had a menu, the...More

Thank Erika L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had ribs, filet mignon, salad, and coconut prawns. We had a Carmel sundae, fried Oreos, and cheesecake fir dessert. We all enjoyed our food. Nice atmosphere on the lake.

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There for the sunset and drinks. Their signature drinks were really refreshing. Also shared a "usual" pizza with sausage, pepperoni and mushrooms. A bit pricey at $22 for a pizza that did not fill a dinner plate. Bar menu was diverse but no happy hour....More

Thank ArizonaTwo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful view, nice atmosphere. The food was sadly tasteless and very expensive for the quality. If you're looking to sit by the lake and enjoy the view... this is the place; but be ready to spend a small fortune on a so- so meal and...More

Thank ddaley62
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped by for happy hour and we were glad we did as the drinks were excellent and the bartenders definitely loved working there as they had smiles the entire time and seemed to know everyone. I would have give it a five but we...More

Thank J Craig W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely evening at the Riva Grill. Great views of the lake. Food is very good, but somewhat on the expensive side

Thank rxbarb2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our rehearsal lunch here with 20+ people out 9n the patio. Great view and the food was great.

Thank Yooper702
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch and really enjoyed our meal. My Pork-n-Mary (Bloody Mary) was awesome! Wife had the Guacamole burger and I had the Cobb Salad with grilled chicken, both were yummy and more than enough, we both left stuffed. Service was tremendous, the establishment...More

Thank pdkim69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked and requested outside seating & were pleasantly surprised to be given a table overlooking the lake. Although on the pricey side food & service was excellent, but definitely worth pushing the boat out for.

Thank cloth e
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11 April 2017|
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Response from Debi v | Reviewed this property |
New Years Eve was but I cannot comment on other days
5 October 2016|
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Response from marketingriva | Property representative |
Hi, Thank You for considering Riva Grill for your Christmas Dinner! In addition to our regular menus we will be offering a couple of special dishes created specially for this wonderful occasion! We love this time of the... More
7 July 2015|
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Response from swamprat2016 | Reviewed this property |
Judging from the food we got, it is not even human friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
    (Hwy. 50)
  • Public Transportation: Riva Grill is centrally located in South Lake Tahoe where Ski Run Blvd. meets Lake Tahoe. We are one mile west of the Heavenly Gondola; on the south side of highway 50, and a quick ride by taxi cab, Blue Go transit or bicycle. Many folks choose to walk here on warm summer evenings and return by taxi. Plenty of bicycle and kayak parking available.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-2600
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