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Driftwood Cafe

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1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
+1 530-544-6545
07:00 - 15:00
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice little cafe. Eggs Benedict were good. Service was ok. Nice selection for breakfast. It's Tahoe, so a little pricey.

Thank rabidroach
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop here for lunch during a snow storm that closed the skiing resorts. Good food with hot drinks made a good lunch on a snow-out day. Good service.

Thank Blake N
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This morning I attended the Driftwood Cafe with my two children. We had to wait 5 minutes for a table but this is understandable given how busy they were. We were served immediately for drinks. My two children each had a hot chocolate each which they loved as well as a plate of fries to share. The fries were great... More 

Thank MattLePav
La Verne, California
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to the Driftwood Cafe at least once every time we have been to South Lake Tahoe. My kids look forward to it. Its the service that is top notch. Welcoming kind and friendly all the time. We love to eat there.

Thank Ron B
Palo Alto
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here several times on our walks just as the sun was setting and had a pint of beer sitting outside by their fire pit. A perfect way to end a beautiful day in South Lake Tahoe.

Thank friendlytrips
San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service and burgers. Will definitely suggest to friends and will be back!! Great quality meat and delicious buns. Thank you!

Thank nicolasamaria
San Jose, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for good and quick food (breakfast/lunch), at an affordable price, this is your place. Service was good, it doesn't have too many tables, so it gets full pretty fast, and it closes at 3:00 pm. Restaurant its kids friendly

Thank jcombellas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Eggs Benedict and it was A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! 👍🏽👍🏽 two thumbs up especially coming from a person who absolutely loves breakfast.

Thank Nomfundo Z
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little place in Heavenly gondola complex. Friendly staff, good breakfast and coffee. Can get busy.

Thank LongAndWastedYears
Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Driftwood has the best breakfast. The food has a home cooked feel, I got the pancakes with Strawberry's and they tasted like my mother had made them. I also ordered a Denver Omelet, the hash browns were amazing and omelet was to die for, add jalapenos and it gives it a kick. Non stop refills on the coffee and it... More 

Thank josealvarez22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?