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Lanza's Restaurant

7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
+1 530-546-2434
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lasagna” (32 reviews)
“salad” (44 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lanza’s offered many great options. I ate the lumaconi and my wife ordered the joe’s vegetarian casserole. Mine was the typical stuffed shell. My wife’s dish was better than expected. Our meals came with a salad and bread. Overall, the quality of the food was...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Italian everyday stuff. Giant portions. Staff hustled but we also felt welcomed/valued. Bread was free and worth the price. It came with butter.

Thank adr49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was so cute! It’s unpretentious, no frills, home style Italian. The restaurant is pretty small and at 5:30 there was a 30 minute wait for 6 people, but we easily enjoyed drinks from the bar while we waited. The food was delicious, nothing...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Quintessential traditional Italian restaurant, red check tablecloths, Volare playing in the background and the same family running things for seventy plus years. And a special treat on the wine list- a bottle of Boeger Barbera- yummy.

Thank jrock121
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Just say no! Safeway is next door and you’ll find better Italian in the frozen section, and don’t forget to buy a supermarket pre-prepared salad, because Lanza’s dinner salad is an insult to the farmer who grew the lettuce. This diner feels ill.

Thank j g
Reviewed 8 February 2018

This is a local and tourist favorite. Lanza's has great Italian food. The prices are reasonable, the service is top notch and the portions are enormous. They also have a bar which is a gathering place for all.

Thank suprselr02
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

From appetizers to lasagna, chicken, veal, eggplant, baked penne, and on and on the food is consistently good. Eat in or take out you always get a good meal. Portions are large. Many are served with sides of salad and spaghetti. Their salad dressing is...More

Thank Danielt3
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Went with grandkids. Ouch this place has seen better days. Go to Safeway and get a prepared meal better and half the price

Thank David H
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Good Italian food with large portions. One of us had the calamari dinner and the other had the vegetarian pizza. Many entree options and great prices.

Thank Pacificaap
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Reminded me of an old traditional Italian Family restaurant! Food was great and staff was very helpful and friendly! GREAT spot!!!

Thank Edward P
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14 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
No. Best to have reservations on weekends. Lanza is past prime. Take out from Safeway which is next door is better. Azzaras is a ten minutes from Lanza's in the Raley's shopping center in Incline Village
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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