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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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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I always go to Driftwood Cafe. They are so welcoming and take care of all the customers. Great family place.

Thank klipnicki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular place with great food. Wait to sit was about 20 minutes, but food came quickly. Fresh and tastes great! Prices really good too. The staff was super friendly as well.

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good restaurant at a nice location at a very reasonable price. There are many restaurants at south lake tahoe but this one is a good option for good food at a reasonable price.

Reviewed 1 week ago

we enjoyed a great lunch here on our last day. bummed we found out about this gem on our last day in town. Delicious soup. great salad. my husband had breakfast, eggs and enjoyed them too.

Thank TStr8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had breakfast here with my wife, daughter and grandson while staying in Tahoe. Had to wait 45 minutes to be seated as the place was packed.( and apparently had been since the moment they opened ). Standard breakfast offerings with decent size portions. I had...More

Thank jamminj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonably priced great food! Went for Breakfast and place was full but still was seated in a reasonable time.

Thank U5558MQjenniferw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great veggie quiche selected By the two of us, would definitely repeat. Very nice, positive energy. Quick service to boot

Thank traveltarot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I wanted a place near by the Marriott for breakfast and found Driftwood Cafe. Good was good, portion sizes were good. The service was a little slow, but we weren't in any hurry to get out of there. Nice place for a...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re staying in South Lake Tahoe be sure to eat breakfast here! Nicest staff and delicious and generous portions. Good prices. Trust me, you won’t need to eat lunch!!

Thank slpwendy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a real Cafe, not a Coffee Shop. Good food and pleasant, helpful staff. Menu has interesting varieties. Try their Veggie sandwich - compares well to "Sprouts." Can get crowded and beware it is only open for breakfast and lunch. Don't wait until too...More

Thank Janette R
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Questions & Answers
Carol G
12 April 2017|
Response from Michelle H | Property representative |
We are open 7 am to 3 pm and serve breakfast and lunch all day. Soup starts at 11 am.
19 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
30 June 2015|
Response from Michelle H | 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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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