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The Soule Domain

9983 Cove St., Kings Beach, CA 96143
+1 530-546-7529
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9983 Cove St., Kings Beach, CA 96143
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky shop front, cute log cabin style. Friendly and efficient staff, clean and Cody ambiance. The food is closest to gourmet that we have found in this area. Interesting choices, well cooked and presented. Nice wine list. Location, quality and price stacks up to a...More

Thank Kerrie E
Charlie S, Owner at The Soule Domain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, thanks for enjoying your night with us and saying so!

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Charlie & Steve Soule created and hosted an extraordinary meal and experience for a group of 30 people. We rented out the entire restaurant for the night and had a delightful time. We had family style appetizers, including a delicious lobster Ravioli, an asparagus fennel...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 25 March 2018

My husband, adult son and his friend had a wonderful dining experience at The Sould Domain last week. Our server, Wes was accomodating and a pleasure. Our meals were expertly prepared (we had grouper, pork tenderloin and Vegetables in puff pastry-sauces full of flavor, not...More

1  Thank meegarian
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We really looked forward to dining at this restaurant and certainly the ambience and food did not disappoint. Good wine list. However our server was preoccupied with his illness and problems with reaching across with our food, we were left feeling guilty that he was...More

1  Thank 955John
Charlie S, Owner at The Soule Domain, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

I'm sorry that your server was not at full health, we were quite short-handed this week with a vacation and a family emergency so I'm sure he was trying to help us get through, none the less those are our problems and shouldn't become your...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this was the WORST restaurant experience we ever had. We travel to Tahoe every year for my birthday and our anniversary and had this restaurant picked out before we arrived for my birthday dinner because of it's cozy charm and interesting menu. We called...More

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Charlie S, Owner at The Soule Domain, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

All I can say is I'm sorry!, I am totally bummed out that you were treated this way and had such a bad experience at my restaurant, our food is good, solid, fresh, delicious, and should be hot, maybe not ground-breaking......the intimate ambience has been...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

We were young people when we first visited Charlie's restaurant, can't believe we just visited for the 32nd consecutive year. Never a bad meal or a bad time. We apologize that one of our party had a little too much wine, and some bad language...More

1  Thank hawk204
Reviewed 7 March 2018

My husband and I go to the Soule Domain when we're in the mood for an extra special treat. The service is absolutely incredible. Mike has been our server for three of our visits and we can't say enough about his descriptions of the food...More

1  Thank Morningsatthebeach
Charlie S, Owner at The Soule Domain, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words, the appreciation, and attention to details, we thank you for having a good time and knowing it!

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is very quaint and charming. Service was excellent. They have a a variety of selections for dinner. Everything we ordered was fabulous. Will definitely be back and refer friends there.

Thank Marilyn S
Charlie S, Owner at The Soule Domain, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for your kind words, I am very pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us!!

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Very romantic log cabin with charm, great fireplace and good food. The owners are brothers who do a great job. The prices are fair, the food excellent and the wine is fairly priced. We enjoy going here with friends or for a special occasion. We...More

1  Thank calsun99
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I made dinner reservations the night before for 8:00 but didn’t get seated until 8:45. The food was good but my dish was rich and didn’t sit well on the tummy. I’d like to give this place another try because of the original atmosphere and...More

1  Thank Mary B
Charlie S, Owner at The Soule Domain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

I apologize for the over booking, apparently we did not allow enough time for a couple tables to dine with us and consequently we were backed up at the door, our fault and I will pass this along to the Saturday crew in particular, (I'm...More

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Corkage is now $20 btl
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9983 Cove St., Kings Beach, CA 96143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Kings Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 530-546-7529
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Creative American Dining in an Elegant Log Cabin, open since 1985 by chef/owner Charlie Soule and brother Steve
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