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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato pancakes” (62 reviews)
“omelette” (71 reviews)
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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 via mobile

We stopped in multiple mornings during our trip. Menu has plenty of choices, staff was welcoming and breakfast hit the spot before heading out on our next adventure.

Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This cafe has an excellent breakfast menu. Even mid week in June very busy, and for good reason. Great food and even better service.

Thank MSHoll
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There was about a fifteen minutes wait for a table for two, but plenty of outdoor seating for folks waiting. It took awhile to have our order taken, but service was attentive after that. Prices were good for the Village and the portions were gigantic....More

Thank Rgrace33
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best breakfast we have had in long time. Generous portions for the money. White Mocha coffee was amazing. Staff was super friendly

Thank Danutravel2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint, always good food. Prices are reasonable for Heavenly Village, expect around $10 per plate. We have never been disappointed in the past 10 years when we have visited.

Thank Ruthsadventures
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem! Moderately priced and delicious. Very friendly service. The people working there all seemed happy to be there and the customer service as excellent!

1  Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I both had omelettes and they were delicious along with potato pancakes and a latte - service was great and fast! Everything is made from scratch and so good!

Thank bigrockr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you always wanted to have a ski town breakfast, where the locals go for a good meal at the right price, with amazing service... Driftwood Cafe is the right place for you. They have lots of items on the menu for the non vegan/veggie...More

Thank 314jefftrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we had to wait about 30minutes but it was well worth it!!! the food was great, the service was GREAT.. &most of all we LOVED the prices! Great establishment. We will go back if we are ever in town.

1  Thank jaycuevas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ladies at Driftwood are a delight. I visited during peak season for the Memorial Day holiday and they were managing the crowd with grace. It’s small, but well worth it. They serve coffee for everyone while waiting. Their menu is pretty standard, with a...More

Thank RustyPickens
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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