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The Rustic Lounge at Cedar Glen Lodge - CLOSED

6589 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148-0188
+1 530-546-4281
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
17 Oct 2016
“Best Restaurant In North Tahoe”
16 Oct 2016
“A gourmet meal”
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
6589 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148-0188
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant (seats about 25-30) so reservations are recommended, we had 3 couples. The menu is limited, about 6 entrees, plus apps and sides. Entrees run in the high $30s. All of the selections are different and good. The service is good,...More

2  Thank Bernie G
Martha B, Owner at The Rustic Lounge at Cedar Glen Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the inspired food and professional service we have become known for. As you noted, we are a very small restaurant with only 24 seats. Our beer and wine sales are a necessary part of our revenue...More

Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We dined recently at this very small Restuarant. We remembered that we had had an excellent dinner a couple of years ago. Very fresh selection of ingredients on menu plus creative recipes and polished presentation of menu items. This is a foodies place to dine....More

Thank 47sue2015
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Had dinner at the Lounge the first night we stayed at the Lodge (Saturday, 5/28/16). We started off in the bar area and enjoyed a bottle of wine and then moved into restaurant. The food was delicious, we had the starter scallops, beet salad, filet...More

Thank angelayn126
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful place with great amenities and atmosphere. Cabins are beautiful and well appointed. Owners are so accomodating. Love it!

Thank m c
Reviewed 23 April 2016

great food & service just outside your door on north shore beautiful the staff is very porfessonal & friendley

Thank rdbutori
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Certainly a nice location across the street from the lakefront and a comfortable small dining room. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. The menu is not extensive. Nothing wrong with that. We went straight to main courses which were good but unexceptional. The wine we...More

Thank 0591TimS
Reviewed 16 April 2016

My husband is an excellent home chef, so it can be very hard finding a place to take him to dinner that meets his standards. Our meal here was superb, and the atmosphere is rustic, cozy and unpretentious. Staff was friendly and prompt. Prices are...More

1  Thank Beth R
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Staff here could not have been more welcoming and friendly, really make you feel as if you are a desired guest and part of their family, that they are genuinely happy you decided to visit. So refreshing! A warm cozy spot and very elegant but...More

Thank arthurg171
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I save The Rustic Lodge for special occasions -- it's that good. A cozy dining room with 10-12 tables and some high-tops in the bar serving imaginative food. The burger is wonderful, as is the salmon. The truffled mac n' cheese is a great starter,...More

Thank brugan226
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We make it a point to eat here on every visit to Tahoe Vista. The restaurant is quaint, but can get noisy if it is at full capacity. The food is delicious; I've never been disappointed. I recommend the truffled mac, shrimp and grits, and...More

Thank 19SandyD19
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$22 - US$38
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Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6589 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148-0188
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 530-546-4281
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Cedar Glen Lodge
The Rustic Lounge, is an Award Winning restaurant and wine bar that offers a unique dining experience for the guests of Cedar Glen Lodge while providing the local community a casual fine dining experience. The menu features seasonal offerings ranging from classically-inspired entrees to festive fusions. An adjacent wine bar and cozy fireplace will entice the outdoor enthusiasts as well as those simply looking for a relaxing environment to unwind and reflect on the day. Both the restaurant and bar offer stunning views of beautiful Lake Tahoe.
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