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Red Hut Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Hamburgers
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2723 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150
530 541 9024
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Today
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Outstanding

After an early photo shoot of Lake Tahoe that started at 5:00 on a bone chilling morning, it was decided we'd go to the Red Hut for breakfast...What a great idea..The food was delicious, the wait staff friendly and courteous, the prices good..Be mindful when you go, there will be a wait...Ours was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
Dapper54
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Antioch, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Antioch, California
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

After an early photo shoot of Lake Tahoe that started at 5:00 on a bone chilling morning, it was decided we'd go to the Red Hut for breakfast...What a great idea..The food was delicious, the wait staff friendly and courteous, the prices good..Be mindful when you go, there will be a wait...Ours was about 45 minutes..This is not a big... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Good down home cooking at a reasonable price. This is sort of like visiting hour old auntie's house for a hearty breakfast. The oldest location on South Lake Tahoe Blvd is small, but my choice among the three locations.

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Tucson, AZ
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Crowded but sat down immediately. Lots of locals. Wife had Texas French toast. Both were great. Service attentive and kept coffee cup full. Homey little place. I love it.

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Roseville, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

There are 2 Red Hut's in S. Lake Tahoe. This review is for the Original Red Hut Waffle Shop. There is a new one (owned by the same people) at Ski Run & Hwy 50. Food is tasty and some choices are unique (like the Rosti we had). We will probably try the new Red Hut next time, but the... More 

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Wells, Maine
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This place was recommended to us by someone at our hotel. A great recommendation. The menu is extensive and reasonably priced. The breakfast was so big i couldn't even finish it. The waitstaff were great and very friendly. Definitely would recommend and would certainly go back next time we're in the area.

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Crystal River, Florida, Usa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The food was fantastic and the service was very good but for us the cost seemed a little pricey and there was a 30 minute wait. The decor is very cool and they have a nice little gift shop. Had to eat there based on all the hype but would not make it a regular stop during our visits to... More 

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Arnold, California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Oh My Gosh! Based on our experience, I don't see how anyone could give this place a positive review. The only positive was that the 35 minute wait we were told about was pretty accurate. This was a crowded noisy place. My bride ordered an omelet made with egg whites. I ordered the same omelet with regular eggs. Well, the... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The menu is limited to what you would expected for a small dinner. The food is good and comes out pretty quick. Daily specials rotate per day of the week. The ice cream here is the best part. Huge scoops, good prices, and great taste. Definitely worth a trip.

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Midland, Texas
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ate here for the last morning in Lake Tahoe. Place is neatly decorated and has a gift shop with a pretty cool selection. Decor is geared for the ski season throughout the restaurant. Servers were attentive and the food came out hot and pretty tasty. The hash browns were a little under seasoned, but still good. Nice place to just... More 

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Memphis, TN
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We found this restaurant with Trip Advisor! I loved the food, but the wait on a latte was ridiculous! We had a large party, 7, so we waited in the coffee shop area. There was only one customer in front of me, and one behind me. He was making specialty drinks for the "shop" as well as the restaurant, so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2723 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: 530 541 9024

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 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?