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1035 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-542-0555
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good26%
  • Average33%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
8 Jul 2018
“Probably not worth the wait”
21 Sep 2017
“It's McDs”
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Fast food
1035 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Stopped in to get a soda and fries....just to hold us over until dinner. There was a long line so we knew we'd be there for awhile. We eventually got our food and drinks but when we looked in the bad we saw that the...More

Thank John x
Reviewed 22 September 2017

What's to report. it's McDonalds for cryin out loud. Two all beef patties special sauce lettuce cheese pickles onions on a sesame seed bun yea.

Thank steve04765
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Waited in drive through 20+ min food was ice cold and horrible I would not recommend ever eating there

Thank kbchopdog
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

my family and I have been to Tahoe numerous times but this was our 1st time going to this McDonald's. My boys ages 5 and 7 were driving us nuts in our hotel room so we decided to take them there to get happy meals...More

Thank Daveytrain916
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I am not a fan of fast foods because I am gluten-free and the best taste in the Big Mac is the bun...so, when I do want one I have to order without the bun which they have a problem making for me, and it...More

Thank Neal S
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I sat at the huge window, and planned my safe escape driving in the snow back to the safety of a casino. I dined on coffee, fries and chicken nuggets. I noticed several locals who enjoyed laughing at me as I snapped pictures, and narrated...More

Thank Aprilfoolizzy
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Always a cheap meal! Clean place. Plenty of items on the menu and plenty of parking space plus a drive up window.

Thank Avenger90
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Our kids liked that they were able to have some familiar food but we were put off by how dirty (smelly) the facility was.

Thank Lanie G
Reviewed 1 September 2015

It is a McDonald's. What more needs to be said? Well, it turns out -- quite a bit. This is on the low end of Mickey Dee's globally. Even poorer than average food quality. And, if you decide to tough it out for fast, cheap...More

Thank flyingmax
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The McDonald's at South Lake Tahoe, near Stateline, is clean and neat and offers a quick stop for busy travelers that need to grab something quick to eat before a full day of travel. What was exceptionally surprising is that the prices they post are...More

Thank SunshineGirlCA
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1035 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-0555
Come visit us at 1035 Emerald Bay Rd in S Lake Tahoe. McDonald's is proud to have become one of the world's leading food service brands with more than 36,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. Whether you're looking to start your day with a McCafé® coffee or enjoy a mouthwatering Big Mac®, McDonald's has a meal waiting for you. For deals, mobile ordering or nutrition information, download and register on the McDonald's App today!
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