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Lake Tahoe Restaurants: Waterfront Dining

Many Lake Tahoe restaurants have beautiful views of the mountains or valleys that surround it, but some of the most picturesque dining can be found on the waterfront. These restaurants are in North Lake Tahoe, about 20 minutes or less from the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe.

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Garwoods Grill & Pier
Jason's Beachside Grill
The Big Water Grille
The Bridgetender
Christy Hill
Lone Eagle Grille
Wild Goose
Jake's On the Lake

 Garwoods Grill & Pier

Garwoods Grill & Pier has a great view of Lake Tahoe
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-          Heated deck for year round outdoor dining, floor to ceiling windows in mahogany dining room
-          Brunch, lunch, dinner (seafood, salads, burgers, sandwiches, beef, chicken, pork)
-          Specialty cocktails including famous “Wet Woody”
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Jason’s Beachside Grill

Jason's Beachside Grille offers great views of Lake Tahoe.
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-          Patio overlooking King’s Beach
-          Seafood, pasta, prime rib, salad bar
-          Full bar, lunch, dinner
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The Big Water Grille

The Big Water Grille offers panoramic views of Lake Tahoe.
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The Big Water Grille

-          Bar and lounge, deck, fine dining room, panoramic views of North Lake Tahoe
-          Dinner only, regional cuisine
-          Wine list includes over 200 international and domestic wines
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The Bridgetender

The Bridgetender in Lake Tahoe serves burgers.
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-          Roadhouse popular with locals, tourists, and families
-          Variety of burgers including game and vegetarian options (elk burger with blueberry sauce, Cajun turkey burger, open faced chili burger)
-          Great wings, fried fish tacos, good beer selection, kitchen open until 11pm
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Christy Hill

Christy Hill Restaurant in North Lake Tahoe serves New American cuisine and has amazing views of the lake.
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-          100 feet from shoreline, romantic, great sunset dinners
-          Seasonal California cuisine with French influences
-          Winner of the Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence” since 1982
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Evergreen is a modern rustic restaurant in North Lake Tahoe

-          Casual dining for lunch and dinner, outdoor seating with lake views (across the street from the lake, not "waterfront")
-          Slow cooking, local and sustainable products, wood grill
-          Modern rustic ambiance, healthy menu
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Lone Eagle Grille

Lone Eagle Grille is a waterfront restaurant in North Lake Tahoe.
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-          Known for its rustic elegance and panoramic views
-          Seasonal outdoor seating right on the lake and beach, great views in the adjacent Lounge as well
-          Regional mountain cuisine, great brunch

Wild Goose

Wild Goose is a sophisticated waterfront restaurant in North Lake Tahoe.
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-          Contemporary and stylish dining right on the water
-          Outdoor dining overlooking the lake and panoramic views from indoor dining room
-          New American cuisine with influences from Latin America, the Mediterranean, and Asia
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Jake’s On the Lake

Jake's on the Lake is a waterfront restaurant on Lake Tahoe.

-          This waterfront grill serves California cuisine with an emphasis on seafood
-          Overlooks the largest marina on the northwest shore
-          Regular happy hours, live music

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