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Char Pit Sand Harbor

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Sand Harbor State Beach, Incline Village, NV 89450
+1 530-414-8949
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Las Vegas, NV, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Locals place that is pretty awesome on the food side. The burgers, fries, and shakes are tough to beat. They even have fish tacos and a portobello mushroom burger that will leave you extremely happy. In the summer time, prepare to wait in line, though, as this place gets packed and that is a good thing, because their food always... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Good location and great beers on tap. It is on the highway and noise is an issue. Food is so, so. Mellow Fellow up the road at State Line is much better choice.

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Thank David H
Cleburne, Texas
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211 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

There are many restaurants in the area but, if you want a great hamburger the Char Pit Sand Harbor is just perfect for your "beefy" crave! Yummy!! The employees are very friendly and comical. There were other delicious choices on the menu, however, I preferred their DELICIOUS, cooked to perfection cheeseburger. Enjoy!

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San Diego, California
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

The name says it all. You can spot it from the road by the billowing plume of smoke coming off their grills! It's the Char Pit, and it's got great roadside burgers, fries, shakes and other wonderful greasy delights! Parking can be a bit of a challenge, as can seating. Don't be shy to grab a picnic table to share... More 

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Thank amyfli
Loomis, California
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

This is a small dive, few tables inside, more outside. Serves up great burgers, fries, etc. Everything is yummy and inexpensive, but a bit on the greasy.

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Thank Fathorsemama
JEEPBAMA
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

This Char Pit doesn't have the hole in the wall ambience of the Char Pit in King's Beach, CA but sits in side the State Park in Nevada and is steps from the beach. Cheeseburger and fries with a Longboard draft or a Char Runner on the beach is hard to beat. This is a beautiful state park and great... More 

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Thank JEEPBAMA
San Francisco
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

Expect crowds, but the food from this little place is delicious! I had the Cajun Chicken sandwich and my husband had the Hawaiian Chicken. Both were great, the service is really slow, so don't be in a hurry.

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Thank nkd50
Redding, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2013

Good Selection of Burgers, Fish and Chips and Tap Beer. Good amount of outdoor seating, Middle of Kings Beach 10-20$ for burger fries and a brew

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Thank cobr2004
Bridge City, Texas
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

We were pleasantly surprised to find this place when we visited Sand Harbor. I was expecting to find more of a concession-stand type place. Definitely casual, indoor and outdoor seating, nice views of the beach. Burgers and fries were GREAT....and yummy malts and ice cream too.

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Thank mboudreaux
Tampa
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2012 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on a recent trip to Tahoe...food was good,but took forever! Worth a stop, but don't expect fast service!

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Thank stephanieloner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sand Harbor State Beach, Incline Village, NV 89450
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Lake Tahoe (Nevada)  >  Incline Village
  • Phone Number: +1 530-414-8949

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?