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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato pancakes” (64 reviews)
“omelet” (73 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 2 days ago

Ate both breakfast and dinner and they were outstanding. Food is fresh and taste exceptional. The place is busy so expect a wait if you dine in. There are a few outside tables. Plates were huge. It is a must stop on a visit to...More

1  Thank brad4226
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved this place. Cannot recommend the French toast enough. Also loved the atmosphere and the very friendly service.

Thank RICH_0887
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located across the street from Raleys, the Driftwood Cafe is a hopping place. We visited on a Sunday at about 9:00 and had a 15 minute wait. We shared an omelette and were served enough food for two (we don’t eat a lot). It was...More

Thank Teryl B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a late lunch on a cold rainy day. However, after being seated, the world got brighter. We had excellent service, and our lunch was very good. We will return...the overall experience was very good.

Thank Carl O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here right after our arrival and enjoyed some marvelous tacos, great salad, and Alaskan Amber (which we can’t get on the east coast. Super friendly wait staff which also offers nice recommendations for things to do. Yay!

Thank chadl17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ended up eating breakfast there twice because the omelettes were delicious. A little pricey and crowded but the food was worth it. Sat outside which was nice and the wait was too long for inside anyway. Hispanic guy in there was super friendly both days....More

Thank vmerritt1722
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by here for breakfast one day when staying nearby, and we were so glad we did. We were seated quickly, and the server was pleasant and helpful. Coffee was good and was topped up regularly. I got the french toast which was lovely -...More

Thank Psychobunni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here and also ordered sandwiches another day to take up on the mountain. The staff is very friendly. Food is average. Typical stuff you'll find on a breakfast and lunch menu. Nothing too distinct. It's a crazy busy place, maybe a little...More

Thank NYlexy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to grab lunch. There wasn’t any wait when we arrived. The service was fast and the food was delicious.

Thank Suzie623
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for breakfast, had short stack and couldn’t finish it. Wait staff were very friendly and kept the coffee topped up. Definitely recommend.

Thank ostan14
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Questions & Answers
9 August 2018|
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Response from 314jefftrips | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I have tree nut allergies, mine are not too severe, but I was able to eat there without a problem.
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
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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