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7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
+1 530-546-2434
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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249 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of their items are very good (eggplant parmigiana, some of the veal dishes), but others are just so-so. One of us had a chicken dish with rubbery chicken. Will be back to try other menu items.

Thank In4itt
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

came across lanza's about 20 years ago while skiing with a friend north lake tahoe. look forward to going back many many times since for the recipes mama lanza (the founder) passed down. i always go for the joe's vegetarian casserole, a combo of spinach fettucini, zucchini, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers and spinach baked with marinara sauce and cheeses (it... More 

Thank greg g
Lakeside, California
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wait may scare you but it is well worth it! It is a wonderful place that embodies the King Beach vibe of coolness and family, and wonderfulness! The food is better than almost anywhere in the world I have ate at! A must to go to when you want good food and wonderful staff!

Thank momtks
Niceville, Florida
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Cozy family friendly atmosphere, though it can get a bit loud when busy great menu (the lasagna is truly outstanding) fast courteous service sourdough based garlic bread with house marinara sauce is fantastic the only problem I had - I was Sooo full because I ate so much. In typically overpriced Lake Tahoe Lanza's offers a great dining experience and... More 

Thank Smith61
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Some staff are great. Others look like they are being held there as hostage. I was really in the mood for a thin crust pizza but it was quite a thick base and at best only very ordinarily tasting.

Thank jp0069
Edmond, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Our family has eaten here on visits to Tahoe for years & never been disappointed! The lasagna is the best I've ever eaten. The portions are large so we shared & added a house salad (awesome!) & a glass of wine. Our kids, who are young adults, loved the chicken fettuccine. The staff is very friendly & it is a... More 

Thank DeeinOK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were there for a cold night in early January. It was Wednesday and for our surprise it was full!!! We wait for 20 min and the we start to enjoy the great atmosphere and delicious food. It was a great experience, with great stuff. Highly recommended!!!

Thank 5cargotravels
Incline Village, Nevada
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

It's a wonderful, Italian restaurant in Kings Beach, Ca, with great ambiance, owned/run by the Lanza family.

Thank TahoeTeddy
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We found this restaurant via Trip Advisor. The pizza was outstanding. Fun, old-style Italian place, comfortable, not-fancy but the food was great. Loved it.

Thank Andyfugitt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The decor is old-school 80's, and the food is Italian comfort food all the way, but no trip to the Lake Tahoe area is complete without a meal at Lanza's. My hubby and I have been coming here for over 20 years - LOVE the Chicken Picatta! The version with Salmon was also very good. Not only is their food... More 

Thank Donna D S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Kings Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 530-546-2434

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?