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The Red Hut Cafe

3660 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8902
+1 530-544-1595
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“waffles” (114 reviews)
“hash browns” (62 reviews)
“rosti” (16 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3660 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8902
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a popular cafe, when i went for breakfast at 930am, i was on waiting list. There was at least 4group of people waiting infront of me but the turnaround was quite fast. I only waited about 10min before i was seated. I order...More

Thank Tiffbeary
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Service was prompt and very friendly. Pancakes and waffles are exceptional. Nothing like ones from a typical diner. On the higher side in price tho compared to diners I've been to.

Thank AnneNY55
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good old school diner breakfast. Berry waffle was great - fresh blueberries! Hashbrowns & omelets very good, too. Friendly, fast service.

Thank pjwanders
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had to return here for our anniversary weekend getaway! We are doing a low carb diet and the server worked with us to keep our breakfast in line. Her omelette and my scrambled eggs were promptly prepared and served. Waiting for a table is very...More

Thank garyd210
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food and good coffee. Quaint atmosphere, lots of Hippies. Frequently a 20-40 minute wait to get a table.

Thank Schussener
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Banana waffles and banana pancakes are just a single waffle or two pancakes with sliced banana on top with no sides for $10. Syrup is not real maple syrup. These items are only worth half the price. Server got the order wrong and then tried...More

Thank damian1964
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only went for ice cream as close to closing time!! The portions were very generous! Each scoop is equal to abt 2 scoops!! Slightly more expensive, but ice cream was good quality and creamy! The almond praline was sooo good!! And even better with...More

Thank LuvToTravelWithHubby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful breakfast at the Red Hut. The service was outstanding as were the daily breakfast specials. The coffee was just the way I like it--hot and strong.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 1 week ago

One thing I wanted to do on this trip was to try this local café known for it's waffles. I was unfortunately sorely disappointed. It wasn't that it was bad....there are no BAD waffles. It was just an average one. It was ok - like...More

Thank JHinAZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, good price, great service: It's one of those places that you want to go back again and again. We do.

Thank Spencer b
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Questions & Answers
24 April 2017|
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Response from DianeH7050 | Reviewed this property |
The original Red Hut has limited hours and only serves breakfast and lunch and open during the hours you have listed. However the Red Hut Cafe, located at 3660 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, is a full-service restaurant and hours... More
2 May 2016|
Response from BajaBertolina | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, currently they do not offer any gluten free options.
19 August 2015|
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Response from averagetrip | Reviewed this property |
This question has no relevance to the Red Hut
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3660 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-1595
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