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Zia Lina

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521 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-581-0100
17:00 - 21:30
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Mid week in April, one person at bar, one other party of two. Waitress took 5-10 minutes to finish her conversation on the phone. Had to ask twice for first water and then our beverages. Pizza at next table burned black around entire edges, reluctantly replaced. My pasta undercooked (not al dente, undercooked). Prices very high for poor,food and service.... More 

Thank Kent L
San Francisco, California
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

We sat at the bar due to all the booths being reserved, though one sat empty through our meal. The veal entree was good though unbalanced with sparse amount of kale, which doesn't seem to be the key cost of the dish. The delicata squash was tasty but also didn't match the amount of veal.

Thank g l
San Diego
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

To start with, two VERY HAIRY guys do the cooking sans hair nets. The food was not very good and the service very slow. There are much better choices.

Thank boofdoggydog
San Diego, California
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Food was good, but service was average. Parking was convenient for the restaurant in the early evening.

Thank Linda L
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Trendy atmosphere type Italian style restaurant. I think it needs a good cleaning and updating. The food was tasty and appropriately priced. The beer was somewhat warm. The portions were on the larger size. The staff was not that friendly. The unisex restroom was next to the kitchen and storeroom.

Thank JohnBHere
Incline Village, Nevada
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104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

This place has an excellent Happy Hour with deals on polenta fries, specialty pizzas, wine and beers. My friend and I like to convene here to treat ourselves to tasty meals at Happy Hour prices.

Thank kayla530
Tahoe City, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

We used to really enjoy coming to Zia Lina, especially for the happy hour. The pasta and pizza dishes were also good to the last drop of sauce. The pizza is still good, and I would call it gourmet pizza compared to the other joints in town that make pizza. They go great with a good wine. Last year they... More 

Thank tahoehuskies
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

These are the words that we got from the waitress when we explained how we felt with our evening. -We ordered wine...unavailable -Ordered mains...unavailable (we weren't advised when looking at menu) -Ordered sides...came before starters -Chicken was dry -Bill was brought without asking -No dessert available (not even one) which we weren't advised of -We weren't happy with above issues... More 

Thank Sharon2506
San Jose, California
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

I want to like this place....I really do. The servers were very friendly. The place was lively. And with the noise made it very kid friendly. But if you like - 1. Overpriced ceaser salad 2. Overcooked scallops 3. Puree with chunks in it 4. Dry roasted chicken 5. Pizza that could have come from Chuckee Cheese... ...than this is... More 

Thank Sam V
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

I had the Burrata Cheese antipasti, summer squash lasagna and finished with the tiramisu. The Burratta I can definitely recommend, very nice peach, cheese and balsamic combination. This was the highlight of the dinner. The lasagna was ok but not special, too creamy for my taste. The Tiramisu was a let down, soft, blend and missing the stronger coffee and... More 

Thank Dutch A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-581-0100

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