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River Grill

55 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-581-2644
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (22 reviews)
“halibut tacos” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Johnny Burger. Expensive but very good. The restaurant is not very big, get there early if you want to sit at the bar.

Thank MelanieBham1230
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped at this place with 8 people and they took very good care of us. The menu was vast with treats and the spirits from the bar were fantastic. The wait staff were very prompt wit great service. I’d highly recommend a reservation and...More

Thank brianrounds
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Ricer Grill has consistently great food, excellent service and a great location on the Truckee River. There are many good restaurants in Tahoe, but this by far our favorite!

Thank Dpeets
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Service, a smile and attending to the paying customer goes a long way to a good tip.not happening tonight regardless of $$$ food. Don't pass on attitude with customers

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Packed at 5:00 for Happy Hour with a good looking crowd on a rainy day. We had dinner by the fireplace with a view of the river. The food and service were great. We have been here before and will go again when in the...More

1  Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 18 September 2017

They do a really great job here. Good ambience inside and even better on the deck. It's a friendly, welcoming place. It has probably the most varied menu in the Tahoe City area. Easy to come back to. Each night there is a different Halibut...More

1  Thank geoffmcdowell519
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We arrived before our reservation so decided to take advantage of the happy hour specials (the fried green beans are great!). It was a warm evening so we moved outside on the deck for dinner. We had the halibut dinner special and halibut tacos. Both...More

1  Thank Jody G
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

There are a few were in fewer places along Lake Tahoe to be able to have an outdoor meal. The food and the service is very good, especially their burgers, zucchini sticks, and drinks. The hula pie is huge and enough for four people to...More

1  Thank colby j
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We weren't even half-way through our salads when our waiter brought our main course. Prompt service is good; rushed because the kitchen is anticipating a larger crowd is unacceptable. Fortunately our server handled our request to re-fire the meals. Unfortunately, my wife's salad, mixed greens,...More

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Nice setting outside on deck overlooking Truckee River. The service was on par and salad was enough for 2 people! Got the fish special and that, too, was delicious. The live music topped the night off!

1  Thank Alise F
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Kathy M
14 January 2017|
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Response from HF-SantaFe | Reviewed this property |
The River Grill is particularly good at calling back to discuss the time & date of the reservation. Just call and leave your number.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-581-2644
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