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Macduff's Pub

1041 Fremont Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 542-8777
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sonora, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Went here after fishing on the lake through tahoe sport fishing. We wanted to cook our fish so the captain recommended macduff's. They cooked our fish 2 different ways and it was great! I also had the macaroni which was to die for! The service was OUTSTANDING! I'm not sure why others said it was bad. .. I thought this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Seriously. My dude and I are planning on returning for our anniversary that is in a week just for this place. Fabulous with the truffle oil. Mmmm

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Tfal75
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Always a fun and friendly atmosphere and service, the food is a little pricey but good and portions are large, kind of a dive bar atmosphere pool tables, live music, fun place to go for a night out and some drinks.

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Went skiing in Heavenly this year and were looking a real pub. This was the only real pub we found and it turned out to be a pretty nice place. The place is kind of small and the Pub atmosphere is better upstairs but sometimes it's hard to get a table there.

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San Jose, California
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The service was very fast - not the place for a long, leisurely meal. The servers were friendly and all work together to give you the best service. As the downstairs dining room was closed, we had to eat upstairs in the more informal bar area. My husband had the shepherd's pie which was good and I had the corned... More

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Benicia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

While staying at the "Inn by the Lake", my family and I decided we were hungry after a long day of traveling. Not wanting to go very far, we were going to stop at the diner right near the restaurant...but on our way, my fiancé noticed "macduff's public house" tucked away down the street. We decided to go for it!... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Wow, this place was great! After a long drive to tahoe, we were starving! Decided to stop here since it was open on thanksgiving day while most businesses were closed. Upon entering, you could smell all the delicious, mouth watering smells emanating from the kitchen. We were seated upstairs. The owner was very friendly and hospitable. Started off with a... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We went to Macduff's based on Tripadvisor reviews. We caught 6 fish on a charter on Lake Tahoe that day, and the guides also said Macduff's was the place to go to have this fresh fish cooked. However good any of the food was, our server's attitude and environment here completely ruined our meal. When we asked for a round... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

If we could rate the food a "10", we would! Too bad the Tripadvisor rating only goes up to a 5! The service is exceptional, with many servers checking up on you throughout your meal. Absolutely THE BEST truffled Mac and cheese.....ever, anywhere!!!! The chicken pot pie was incredible. The portions were large, and needed a to-go box. All meals... More

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dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We went based on trip advisor reviews. We loved it Great service, from the bartender to the waiter to the manager. Food was very tasty. Very cosy feel, as it is located up the steps. Try the 3 B burger and the fish and chips. We went a second time during the week, and were remembered by the staff.

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