We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Driftwood Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
+1 530-544-6545
Website
Today
07:00 - 15:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

943 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 908: English reviews
Windsor, California
Level Contributor
218 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed eating at Driftwood Cafe. Our breakfasts were tasty and I loved their potato pancakes. Service was excellent.

Helpful?
Thank Diane H
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast, staff is very friendly, food arrived pretty fast and was very tasty - will stop here again before we leave

Helpful?
Thank Kathe B
Spring Arbor
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They have a nice selection of omelet and cater to vegan and vegetarian diets. Seating is a little tight but the service was good.

Helpful?
Thank Michael5048
Atlanta
Level Contributor
46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for breakfast. Great omelette and my husband had pancakes that were ginormous. The server Ethan- was adorable. Happy, accommodating and noticed him go out of his way to acknowledge a nearby toddler. Nice to see someone of the younger generation enjoy his work. Decor very nice as well. Pleasant place with good food

Helpful?
Thank faf1960
Reno, Nevada
Level Contributor
25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know a place has to have some good food when you see a line out the door. I checked in and it was a "20-25 min. wait" - I was told. It ended up being only about 15 min. My husband decided to take the kids for a walk to neighboring shops nearby. Make sure your party is all... More 

Helpful?
Thank boysrthebest
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious breakfast with attentive service. Reasonable prices and tasty food. Definitely will return.

Helpful?
Thank gracelise
The Villages, Florida
Level Contributor
296 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here every morning. There were fresh pastries, juices, hot coffee and effecient wait staff. There might have been a short wait but it moved quickly as most were headed to the slopes.

Helpful?
Thank Katherine G
Grass Valley
Level Contributor
59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food. Good variety. Potato pancakes are great. Lots of options for egg dishes and waffles/pancakes. Some dishes you probably wouldn't find at your home café. Fun to get something different when you are on vacation.

Helpful?
1 Thank Kathy H
Santiago
Level Contributor
56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We went to this cafe with a friend, fortunately it wasn't peak hour so we didn't a have a problem getting seated. The service was fast, and everything was perfect. The food was great, tasty, quick, they have plenty of healthy options, as well as vegan and vegetarian options which is always appreciated. I would definitely recommend it to anyone... More 

Helpful?
Thank Carol G
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Everyone in our group of seven enjoyed their breakfast. I ordered an omelet with a side of English muffin and while the omelet was good, I really loved the English muffin. Crisped lightly on the outside and oh so soft and yummy on the inside. They also provided a kids menu with a "Mickey Mouse" pancake option, which our son... More 

Helpful?
Thank RealM26

Travellers who viewed Driftwood Cafe also viewed

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe (California)
South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe (California)
 
South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe (California)
South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe (California)
 

Been to Driftwood Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Driftwood Cafe and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Driftwood Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?