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The Red Hut Cafe

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American, Diner
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3660 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 544-1595
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good breakfast

Diner type of place. Quick service but a bit rushed. Missed part of our order as a result.. Not cheap but good portions. A good way to start the day. A good choice of menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
John P
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Diner type of place. Quick service but a bit rushed. Missed part of our order as a result.. Not cheap but good portions. A good way to start the day. A good choice of menu.

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El Cajon, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

There are three locations in South Lake Tahoe by all the big resorts. If you are staying by Harrah's and Hard Rock, we recommend going to the one off of highway 207. It's the original Red Hut, so it doesn't feel chainy. It's up a hill, so there's a view of the lake. First time trying chicken and waffles. Yum.

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Oakhurst, California
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went for breakfast, had waffle sandwich, bacon was very greasy but waffle and egg were just right. Restaurant has a few to many tables, so you are bumping into other people's seats. Service was quick and good. There's also an ice cream shop too. Good for a simple meal.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Use to feel like home run now food has gone down hill, omelets are small and pancake are not fluffy!

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Red Hut Cafe is our choice for breakfast. We live here and know that it can get VERY crowded on the weekends, so go early! The original Red Hut Cafe on Kingsbury Grade is small and the tables are pushed very close together (be prepared to share conversations with others). The newer Red Hut Cafe on Lake Tahoe Blvd.... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

This place is the bomb, however, it's small and the wait is forever. If you r a big party it will be even longer. The wait is worth it though.

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Love the history of this "little" place which has self grown from fans around the world. Every time we go to Tahoe, we make it a point to have at least one breakfast here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Good value and a fun setting for breakfast on way to heavenly ski resort. Don's Special had wonderful bacon.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Delightful diner-style cafe with a very retro feel to it. There are about 6 or 7 counter stools and about 6 or 7 tables, so think "small and cozy." You walk in the door and the staff is quick to greet you. Service was top notch and the food was down-home good. The wait staff was attentive-- quick to notice... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We really enjoyed eating at the Red Hut Café. The experience was great, the staff greeted us immediately. Everything on the menu seemed so delicious, so I tried the Red Hut Rosti, and I added an egg on top. It was delicious!!! But one thing, it is a large serving, so it would be great for sharing. My husband had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3660 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: (530) 544-1595

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?