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“Super Bowl Weekend in Lake Tahoe”

Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster House
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Crystal Bay Casino
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing!!

Our waiter Trent was fantastic. Great service but also a great Historian...

This place is an old time Rat Pack Joint!!

We had dinner in the Frank Sinatra booth..

Trent filled us in on all the great stories.

It was Lobster night. Lots if Lobster Specials.

We did the rib eye and the lobster all fantastic.

No dessert as we had no room.

The resturant is located in an old time casino.The Crystal bay Casino.. old time fun.

If your in the area this is a must.

Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

It is located inside the Crystal Bay Casino and when we here a few days earlier they posted a sign saying this Thursday was their last half price lobster special for the season. We thought we'd splurge on ourselves so we made reservations.
We were seated in a booth covered in red velvet type of material and you can tell the restaurant hasn't been renovated in many years. The place has low lighting making it cozy for intimate dining.
Paul was our main waiter but other wait staff took care of keeping our water glasses filled and brought us baskets of delicious fresh bread.
We both got the 8 oz lobster tail special for $22 each. We thought it came with one side but you only got the tail for that price. We ordered a loaded baked potato ala carte for $5 and split it. The tail was good but tasted a little salty.
Like I said, this was a splurge for us but I don’t think we’ll ever eat here again. We thought for $22 they should have included at least 1 side with the meal. Our bill was over $60 with the tip.. I would never pay the regular price of $44 for lobster tail.
FYI – you can bring in your own bottle of wine and they charge you a $20 cork fee. It’s a cheaper way to go cuz their wines are quite expensive

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Thank gypsylady002a
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Had one previous experience at this restaurant that was not very good but decided to give it a second chance. Previously, lobster was served under-cooked, steak tasted funky.
This experience, we avoided the steak and lobster, which are their specialties, and there are not a lot of items left to choose from on the menu. Tableside Caesar presentation was boring and predictable, too much garlic. The asparagus and wild mushroom quinoa was delicious. Profiteroles were strange as there was no puff pastry, instead a little circle of tough pastry with a scoop of ice cream on top. Tableside Bananas Foster were overdone and sloppy/mushy. All of that was completely eclipsed by the fact that we arrived at 7:00 pm and finished service at 10:20. Ridiculously slow service, inexcusable, even after we asked what was taking so long, and the restaurant was mostly empty. We will not return.

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1  Thank Dorothy M
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was by far the best one we encountered on our trip. They are a little expensive but the food was fantastic and we'll worth it. The entrees are Ala carte but the side dishes are large enough to share. The service is wonderful. Great atmosphere. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Dana F
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The filet mignon is $30 for just the 6 oz steak, but it is delicious. Fish nightly special is prepared and presented perfectly. We could not get a 6:45 reservation, arrived at 6 pm to an empty restaurant. There were plenty of tables open at 6:45. Service is excellent.

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Thank Ann M
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