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Heidi's Pancake House

American, Coffee Shop, Family Fare
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3485 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8950
530-544-8113
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: We've been providing top quality local food and service since 1964.Heidi's...
We've been providing top quality local food and service since 1964.Heidi's Pancake House, as our locals have named us, is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious meal with a group of friends. Not only do we serve breakfast, but we also have burgers, salads, beer and wine. We also cater! Locals love us and tourists do too. Stop by next time you are in the South Lake Tahoe area!
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  • 126
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    Very good
  • 67
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  • 40
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good local breakfast place

Good breakfast place with tasty biscuits. A little on the expensive side but generous portions and we wanted a local place not a chain restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
lbianchi99
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Good breakfast place with tasty biscuits. A little on the expensive side but generous portions and we wanted a local place not a chain restaurant.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We drove back a ways to eat at Heidi for lunch. All 4 of us had an exceptionally flavorful and hearty dishes. 2 had the crepes....large and real crepe flavor..one was with yogurt and fruit, the other were German crepes...beautifully presented. the other two had the biscuits and gravy. The gravy was exceptional...asked for more which was happily provided for... More 

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Don T, Owner at Heidi's Pancake House, responded to this review

Thank you for make the trip just to have lunch with us! We are very lucky to have a number of cooks and food servers working with us for many, many years. Glad to hear our gravy hit the spot -- looking forward to seeing you again on your next trip. All the best, Don R., Owner More 

Pasadena, California
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The place is packed for a reason. The food is good, reasonable price too. I personally like the decor of the place. The servers are friendly and fast. Carry an appetite because the servings can be challenging if you're not a big eater. Worth every penny spent.

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Don T, Owner at Heidi's Pancake House, responded to this review

Glad to hear you liked our ambiance so much! I'm thrilled you felt both the service and food was worth every penny spent, and I you will join us for breakfast again soon. All the best, Don R., Owner More 

Cardiff
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place in south lake Tahoe for breakfast. Nothing too much trouble, excellent server and by far the best breakfast we've ever had in the USA!

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Don T, Owner at Heidi's Pancake House, responded to this review

The best breakfast you've had in the States? Consider my day made! I'm glad to you stopped by and checked us out while you were in the area, and I hope to see you again in the future. Best, Don R., Owner More 

Sequim, Washington
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We visit Tahoe every year, and every year we have at least two breakfasts at Heidi's. The food is good, and very large portions! We often will split a breakfast. The wait-staff is very friendly, fun, and attentive. This isn't your typical tourist spot, but more like a locals place. Always go with where the locals eat! If you're rich... More 

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Don T, Owner at Heidi's Pancake House, responded to this review

It's so nice to hear that you've made a solid tradition with us, so I hope we'll see you the next time you come to Tahoe! You're spot-on with that tip, too -- and I would add "always go where the cooks and service staff have been there for years". A real sign of lasting quality. We love our decor... More 

Portland, Oregon
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The decor is dated, but the town has supported Heidi's for years. Friendly service, way too much to eat on the plates, but reliable, hearty breakfast fare.

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Don T, Owner at Heidi's Pancake House, responded to this review

Reliable, hearty breakfast fare? Thank you for your support, Kathleen. I'm glad to hear even though you think our Swiss country decor is a little old fashioned, you still enjoy eating breakfast with us. Hope to see you again soon! Best, Don R., Owner More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I can see why people like to come here. Food is good and portions are huge. Service was also good. We thought prices were a bit high compared to some other places. Decor was true to Swiss Alps type true to name of Heidi's. No views otherwise. We personally found other less known local places with equivalent food, lower prices... More 

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Don T, Owner at Heidi's Pancake House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave me your thoughts. I'm glad to hear everything was good -- but I wish we could have impressed you a little more. We always aim to be great! I hope you'll consider coming by again in the future so we can show you what we're all about. All the best, Don R., Owner More 

Ny
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Breakfast was great. Helps to be an early riser.. get there early, it gets really busy! Price was about what you would expect for a resort town.

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Don T, Owner at Heidi's Pancake House, responded to this review

Glad to hear our breakfast was worth you waking up early! I appreciate you taking the time to leave me this review, and hope to see you again soon. Best, Don R., Owner More 

Clayton, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I've been coming to Heidi's since the late '70s and the food remains wonderful. Breakfast is the only thing I have but its' great overtime!!

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Don T, Owner at Heidi's Pancake House, responded to this review

40 years and counting! Thank you for being such a loyal customer, Terri! Your review was wonderful and made my day. Hope to see you for breakfast again soon. All the best, Don R., Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The menu has so many choices, and the food was amazing( if you like waffles, get the heavenly valley). The service was so nice and friendly and the food came out quick.

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Don T, Owner at Heidi's Pancake House, responded to this review

Josh, you're making my day! Thanks for showing those waffles some love. I'm looking forward to sharing this with the rest of the team. Sincerely, Don R., Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3485 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: 530-544-8113

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Family Fare

Description

We've been providing top quality local food and service since 1964.Heidi's Pancake House, as our locals have named us, is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious meal with a group of friends. Not only do we serve breakfast, but we also have burgers, salads, beer and wine. We also cater! Locals love us and tourists do too. Stop by next time you are in the South Lake Tahoe area!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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