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Bear Beach Cafe

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3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7910
+1 530-541-2321
07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 07:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent twist on the eggs benedict roasted tomatoe hollandaise. Service was great. Owner stopped by table Breakfast menu lots of choices. Will definitely go back next time I'm in town.

Thank kash602017
Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another great meal!! We come to Beach Bear every time we come to South Tahoe, this is The Best place for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. The atmosphere, service, food and staff are the definition of great and friendly. The Berry Berry Waffle is AMAZING I get it with both strawberries and blueberries (frozen out of season), whip cream and light... More 

Thank LA S
El Sobrante, California
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241 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Had the Greek Omelet = Delicious. They have lots of choices on the menu and on portion sizes. Will go back.

Thank yvonne p
Curitiba, PR
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This place is right next to ou Hotel (Azure, formerly Inn by the Lake) so we came here for breakfast the first day... and we loved it... and came here everyday since (4 times total)! Everything is soooo good! I'll let you know our best picks: - Eggs Benedict and Veggie Bennie, which are veggie eggs Benedict (spinach and avocado... More 

Thank CarlosJusto
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Had breakfast here last weekend. I've been to Tahoe many times and stay at a hotel right next door. However, this was my first visit to the Bear Beach Cafe. I'm kicking myself for not trying it sooner. The breakfast selection was extensive and the food was great. The staff was very friendly, from the greeter to the cashier. I... More 

Thank Gianena T
Santa Cruz, California
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137 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. Had Chef Salad which was surprisingly good! No iceberg which is great. Really nice staff. View of lake obscured by all the snow ❄️ Fries was added by me😜

Thank BabsSC
Perth, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

My family of six felt very welcomed on a busy Sunday and we were served an amazing breakfast. My kids had waffles, which looked delicious. I had an omelet that was great and I especially enjoyed the English muffin, SO good! Coffee was topped up regularly and we never felt rushed, the service was lovely and we all loved our... More 

Thank Lisa_M74
San Jose, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had breakfast here while we were in town, good food and very friendly staff. The service was excellent!

Thank chuckeboi50
Sacramento, California
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here before. The food is always good. And they serve a lot. So if you're a light eater it may not be the place for you. The muffins were out of this world. The only downside is the size of the restaurant. Very small inside and being claustrophobic it was difficult to get through my mail. But... More 

Thank Linda L
Reno, Nevada
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144 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We hated a French dip sandwich. Not bad, ok. Best thing was the staff and the fast service. Given all the choices, probably wouldn't return ..

Thank VivienneR811

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-2321

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