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Driftwood Cafe

1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
+1 530-544-6545
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato pancakes” (62 reviews)
“omelette” (70 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The location was great and food. Being able to walk around the shops after eating was a great time to get the Lake Tahoe atmosphere.

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a taco tuna the other day. Tasteless Like it Is prepared without any Desire to be decent meal.

Thank Vlado Z
Michelle H, Owner at Driftwood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We actually do not offer tuna tacos.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place. Good food. Great service. Pastries on the entrance counter is great and could be shared by 2

Thank Yupayo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love, love, love this place. Great breakfast. Will definitely go again next time I am in Lake Tahoe.

Thank Dennis O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a good meal at the Driftwood Cafe. The Huevos del Driftwood are SO good ---- I ordered the half-size with the black bean chicken chili, and it was the perfect brunch. My husband got the High Sierra omelet and he loved it...More

Thank MDGal66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fresh air just makes everything taste good. We had a GREAT breakfast. the ingredients were very fresh, the coffee was good, and the prices were right in line. The service was REALLY good. If you want a hearty breakfast before you head up to...More

Thank Wade S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I typically get Huevos Rancheros anywhere I can get them. Best. Huevos. Rancheros. Ever. Also, the bacon is thick and tastes amazing. Everyone else loved theirs also, I was just too fixated on my own meal!!

Thank MattyB22
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The Driftwood Cafe in South Lake Tahoe offers hungry tourists and locals the whole package in great food and customer service. My party and I ate breakfast at the Driftwood Cafe three of the five days we spent in South Lake Tahoe. Each of us...More

Thank tltalbert
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This cafe is a great place for breakfast or lunch and is located right in the middle of the village. The food is delicious, service is great and the prices very reasonable. If in the area this place is a must.

Thank m1006
Reviewed 8 March 2018

After so many lunches on the mountain, I wanted wanted something that was different and not $$$$$. Nice, easygoing atmosphere and great food. I asked for a chicken avocado sandwich on toasted sourdough along with a fresh lemonade and they happily obliged. I went two...More

Thank toqisf
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Questions & Answers
Carol G
12 April 2017|
Response from Michelle H | Property representative |
We are open 7 am to 3 pm and serve breakfast and lunch all day. Soup starts at 11 am.
19 July 2015|
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Response from CiaoBella59 | Reviewed this property |
I dined inside the cafe a couple of times and did, indeed, see people seated outside who were served as well if it wasn't too busy inside. On days it was busy, patrons came inside to order and brought their food outside if... More
Robert B
30 June 2015|
Response from Michelle H | Property representative |
Sorry for late reply. I have never seen these questions before today when I got an email from Trip Advisor. We use Alpen Sierra coffee, vienna roast. They do have an online store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-6545
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