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400 Brassie Ave. Ste B, Tahoe Vista, CA 96143
+1 530-546-2191
08:00 - 21:30
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Tahoe City, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This establishment relocated roughly 2 years ago and in doing so seems to have lost touch with reality. The food went from a 10 to a zero, the service is non existent. Emails to the manager with details of issues that I experienced have gone unanswered, not even a reply telling me to go jump in the lake. PLEASE don't... More 

Thank DanTech2000
Tahoe Vista, CA
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is always spot on. They continually update the menu and have great specials. We've started going in for breakfast and they have the best chicken and waffles in town!! Service is great from the hostess to the kitchen crew. We've never had a bad experience. Would recommend them to anyone.

Thank rwll
Level Contributor
37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard a lot of good things about Spindleshanks, had eaten at the old location years ago and enjoyed it BUT was very disappointed last night. Spoke with an old friend hours before we went to the restaurant and was told their head chef had passed away about a month ago. I should have canceled the reservation at that.... More 

Thank ronvin123
London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the cafe attached to a small golf course. Our exceptions were low, and this well exceeded our expectations. Club, pastrami, two salads...all solid. I will go out of my way for lunch (same with Sunnyside). Service great too.

Thank Ludgatecircus15
Mexico, Missouri
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

More of a bar than a restaurant inside, the wine list was extensive, and the food excellent. pricing was slightly above average, but not out of line. service was good.

Thank Geno M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband and I came back for our second year in a row, and this place is still awesome! They have a great selection of beer and wine, and the atmosphere on the deck was perfect. For dinner, we started with the calamari appetizer which was crispy and had a delicious spicy sauce. For the meal, I had the pasta... More 

Thank PhilliesPhan019
Indianapolis, Indiana
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171 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife and I kept riding by this restaurant and it always looked busy. We thought it was a bar/grill but pleasantly surprised with a good menu and wine list. We split the ny strip and each had a speciality salad . Really good food.

Thank krfaller
San Jose, California
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I know, it's at a golf course, but the food is anything but "casual golf course fair". Eight of us stopped by for lunch and everyone of us were happily surprised. The French dip sandwich was made with flavorful beef, the western burger was moist and tasty and the pastrami sandwich was the best! Each came with French fries which... More 

Thank San M
New York City, New York
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Favorite place in north Lake Tahoe. My wife and I enjoy sitting out on the deck for dinner and drinks - great wine list. Love the ahi tuna and calamari starters and the seafood scampi entree. Service is consistently solid.

Thank Traveler3020763
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this evening and both my husband I really enjoyed our meals! The waiters were very helpful with suggesting items from the menu and service was very efficient. I had the schnitzel which was honestly delicious!! My husband had the strip steak which he really enjoyed- his only complaint was that the steak was cooked more medium than medium... More 

Thank LMonks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Brassie Ave. Ste B, Tahoe Vista, CA 96143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 530-546-2191

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?