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Bear Beach Cafe

3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7910
+1 530-541-2321
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (21 reviews)
“omelet” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7910
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Looking for a restaurant that is pet friendly? Look no farther. This is a great place providing the skies are clear since Fido seating is outdoors. The staff is fantastic and the omelette along with fresh blueberry muffins hit the spot. I highly recommend even...More

1  Thank Scott J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is directly across the street from the Lake. Great views, the parking lot is fairly small, but plenty in the area. I don't recommend RV's though. The food was fresh and tasty. I enjoyed the Patty melt, it was cooked just right and...More

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place if your traveling with your dog! Sat outside with our pup-waitress was wonderful with our dog. Breakfast was good. You can definitely split an order-lots if food.

Thank Sandie2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the best patty melt's I've ever had! Clean, fast and friendly service. right across the street from the lake.

Thank Diana H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hot coco might be the best ever!!! We literally go here the first we get into town...it is a must do!!!! They have very good breakfast. It is a family favorite. My wife loves the strawberry french toast. My son loves the pancakes and...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here two times three years ago, and again today. The food is so good. Hospitality is A+!! The business is well organized. It has a family friendly atmosphere. The food is also priced well and is prepared fresh. We will go here again....More

Thank SeattleFFfamily
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food was great, cooked to perfection. I had the homemade sausage and eggs with a great blueberry muffin. My husband had ham and eggs, he thought it was great too.

Thank katie1388
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best breakfasts in Tahoe I've ever had. Everything was incredible but the muffins were simply some of the best I've ever had.

Thank Lknm5107
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We just saw this place and stopped. It's across the street from the beach, but has a limited view of the lake. At 7:00 pm we were the only customers, but a few more people did come in. Prices are high for dinners since the...More

Thank SacramentoCalGal
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Walked here on our 5th day in Lake Tahoe. Wish we had walked her on our 1st day. The breakfast was so delicious. My husband had the veggie omelet and he said it was great. I had the eggs which came with bacon and potatoes....More

Thank maureen b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-2321
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