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Cafe Fiore

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1169 Ski Run Blvd, CA 96150-9011
530 541 2908
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 165
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lives up to reputation

We made reservations in November for our Feb 14 dining experience. They only had two spots left and we opted for the 7.45 pm seating. As past reviewers had mentioned: it's a tiny restaurant, so small we couldn't find the door to enter it initially! To serve the 7 tables, there were 3 individuals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
tei_88
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California
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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217 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We made reservations in November for our Feb 14 dining experience. They only had two spots left and we opted for the 7.45 pm seating. As past reviewers had mentioned: it's a tiny restaurant, so small we couldn't find the door to enter it initially! To serve the 7 tables, there were 3 individuals who took orders, cleared plates, refilled... More 

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Linden, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

As always, great wine, food and service. Never rushed and such a small restaurant makes you feel like your at grandma's house.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Only 7 tables - small and intimate. All the food and service was excellent. wine selection phenomenal, and Excellent selection of wines under $50 per bottle

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san mateo
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great food, cozy and superb service. Need to make a reservation in advance, only 7 tables, their rack of lamb, which is not in menu are awesome.

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Galveston Island, Texas
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is the best food, service and atmosphere in Nevada. Reservations is a must because there are only 8-10 tables. This place is also very quaint and romantic. Don't miss this one it's superb!!

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My wife and I had booked a reservation for us and another couple traveling with us in Tahoe. We had been to Cafe Fiore back in September 2014, and we knew the quality of the food and New Year's Eve was no exception. It was a five course meal that left you enjoying each and every taste. We had brought... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stumbled upon Cafe Fiore by accident. I originally had made a reservation for an Italian restaurant in Truckee, CA (we were staying in South Tahoe). Realizing it would be silly to drive an hour out for dinner, we quickly searched 'Best Italian in South Lake Tahoe' and discovered Cafe Fiore. We're early eaters, so we went in around 5:30... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

They never disappoint. This is trully fine dining. There are only 7 tables, so you must have a reservation. The food rocks! The service rocks! And I tried to ignore the dessert menu, but it was impossible, and for good reason.

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Hayward, California
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We spent 4 nights enjoying a lot of good restaurants, but this was the very best meal. It's very small and you need reservations in advance, but that adds to the ambiance. They start off asking if you want French bread or garlic bread. $4 extra for the garlic, but was glad we did it. The other bread also comes... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Our son recommended this quaint restaurant and it was the perfect spot for our last night in Tahoe. We had a 7:30 reservation but had inquired if we could come in at 7. We were incredibly impressed to get a call the afternoon of our reservation asking if we were still interested in an earlier table. As there had been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1169 Ski Run Blvd, CA 96150-9011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: 530 541 2908

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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