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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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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
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1 - 10 of 947 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic menu with something for everyone- you can order off the breakfast menu all day - we had loaded nachos, fish tacos, loaded burger, black bean burrito and steak and eggs with hash browns - all perfect - as good as you would get anywhere...More

Thank Essexfamilyontour
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had breakfast there several times, always great, always a crowd! Would definitely recommend it. Haven't had lunch there, but i'm sure that would be great also. Also, a great location, love walking around heavenly village.

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best breakfast in town. Located by the gondola, just a short walk away. Great service. They really move people thru this place.

Thank JKKTEXAS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a great hike we stopped for lunch! It is a happening spot! Good food, good service! The beach is right in front of the deck, lots to watch. We ordered a salmon sandwich and a Caesar salad neither disappointed us!

Thank Vicki E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gets packed but is worth it. We went for breakfast and the service was great. The menu has great variety and is pretty well priced. You'd get quicker service if you just order take out and eat outside. Once seated, the service is...More

Thank Looness33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love this place the food was great, the employees were wonderful and friendly they made you feel welcomed.

Thank Theresa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is delicious, but the wait times cut into the value. Arrive when the cafe opens or get it to-go.

Thank Alex E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 8, including 2 young children, had a super breakfast here. The stuffed French toast breakfast was amazing - more than we could eat! The staff was very friendly and accommodating. We highly recommend this restaurant for breakfast!!

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this cafe about two years ago & was pleased that they were understandably still in business!! Ate here twice in June, food was great & service was outstanding the first time, but somewhat lacking on visit #2. Only gripe is that while waiting for...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great price, staff, service, and tasty food. Centrality located in South Lake Tahoe just south end of Marriott's.

Thank Marcel B
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Questions & Answers
Carol G
12 April 2017|
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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.
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peck925
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
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Robert B
30 June 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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