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1142 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8511
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Porto Alegre, RS
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We dined at La Familia a couple of times, always after having skied the full day. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, and the food is really inviting and delicious. The owner was pleased to talk to us - crazy Brasilians spending some time skiing!!

Thank CharlesBonato
Lake Tahoe (California), California
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

The food was good, but it is not a Family home made cooked meals. You may notice that many dishes are just frozen meals that goes to the oven and then back to you to eat. Ok.

1 Thank Evandro T
South Lake Tahoe, California
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014

This little restaurant has wonderful breakfast burritos and is on the way to the CA Lodge at Heavenly. They are super quick and priced right! Don't pass this place up for fast food.

Thank Jill84116
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

I don't like giving discouraging reviews but I feel it's truthful in this case. We enjoy good Mexican food where we're from and unfortunately, this wasn't. It wasn't bad, just not good. The service was fine, though.

Thank dmdobler
Oklahoma City, OK
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed two separate meals at this clean, quiet restaurant. For breakfast we had the Chilaquiles Con Huevos that was unique, delicious, well-prepared and very filling. For dinner we had the vegetarian taco salad that was fresh and tasty. We enjoyed sampling the seven varieties of fresh salsa, including fresh mango salsa, available at their salsa bar. We enjoyed two... More 

Thank Pamela C
San Luis Obispo, California
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We like to patronize family owned businesses and read about this place prior to arriving in Tahoe. The waiter was a family member and proud of his business. We sat outside at the picnic table beside beautiful flowers as the inside is lacking any personality. They had good prices and the best mango salsa I ever had. We both liked... More 

Thank Anaundda E
Centerville, Ohio
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We didn't want a lot for lunch. I ordered a chicken tostada and my husband ordered 2 tacos. Very tasty especially with the salsa bar (mango was good). Friendly service and outside tables.

Thank Nancy S
Sedona, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I spent almost a week looking for a low priced, but quality lunchtime spot in Tahoe and finally stopped here. Great Nachos, incredible service, and delicious variety of salsas all for about ten dollars plus tip. This place is easy to pass by but if you happen to stop in you'll enjoy it.

Thank cwilkes53
Roseville, California
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Good food, good service and found by driving by! Would recommend ! The salsa bar was fresh, taco salad filling and the wet burrito yummy!

Thank Suzie W
Prescott, Arizona
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Mediocre food and service. Reasonably priced for this area. Ok for a family but there are much better Mexican Food restaurants in town.

Thank Mesalp

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 1142 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe

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