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Riva Grill

Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
+1 530-542-2600
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located at the Marina it has a great site at the lake. The food was a bit pricey but very good, as well as the friendly and accommodating service personnel. We enjoyed our evening and can only recommend this restaurant.

Thank Uwe L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here for lunch. Have to admit the prices are high...like $21 for a burger and fries, and $22 for a chicken Cobb salad. But hoy cow! The portions were very substantial and freshness was amazing! We had an outside table and had incredible service....More

Thank NancyBozich
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had dinner here both nights in Tahoe. Food was very good, split a streak the first night, and a pasta dish the second night. The servers were very good. The best was sitting outside and watching the colors of the sunset . Have fun

Thank havingfuntraveling
Reviewed 6 days ago

We planned to eat at Riva Grill after a raving recommendation from friends. The location can't be beat, right along the waterfront. We were able to walk from our hotel, so parking was not an issue. The patio/deck was very nice with a pleasant breeze....More

Thank CAK314
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went here for our 37th Wedding Anniversary with my son. We made reservations and were immediately seated. The restaurant is right on the water overlooking the marina and lake. The food was very good and the waiter was attentive but not intrusive. The prices...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free valet parking. Beautiful views on the lake. We called ahead of time for a party of 16 but could not make reservation for that large of group so I had to divide our table into 2 parties of 8. One table got good service...More

Thank ccs124
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently ate at the "Riva Grill" while visiting South Lake Tahoe. We sat on the patio overlooking the marina and the lake on a lovely summer evening. Our server was Christina, who was average. It took her a very long time...More

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked the Riva Grill for a family reunion party of 19 and thoroughly enjoyed the lakeside venue, staff service and upscale meal and bar menus. Best of all the wait staff was willing to split meals and checks for the 7 individual couples/families in...More

Thank kstempson
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good but, service? Eight of us, over $400. They would not do any separate bills, made us go stand at the register and wait, awhile, to pay.

Thank DanBrownBike
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here in late June. The place was packed and the service was slow because, as our waiter explained, one of the chefs had called in sick. Fortunately, we were not in a hurry and were quite happy to enjoy the view with a cold...More

1  Thank Cactuscajun
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Response from Debi v | Reviewed this property |
New Years Eve was but I cannot comment on other days
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Response from marketingriva | Property representative |
Hi, Thank You for considering Riva Grill for your Christmas Dinner! In addition to our regular menus we will be offering a couple of special dishes created specially for this wonderful occasion! We love this time of the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
    (Hwy. 50)
  • Public Transportation: Riva Grill is centrally located in South Lake Tahoe where Ski Run Blvd. meets Lake Tahoe. We are one mile west of the Heavenly Gondola; on the south side of highway 50, and a quick ride by taxi cab, Blue Go transit or bicycle. Many folks choose to walk here on warm summer evenings and return by taxi. Plenty of bicycle and kayak parking available.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-2600
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