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3450 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-8227
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Skip this mess

Creepy interior . On a Wednesday night there were 2 tables occupied. The salad bar was very picked over and untidy appearing. A real turn off. My veal entree was a joke and tough as leather. Side of mushy pasta and bitter canned sauce. Yuck. Avoid this disgrace of a restaurant.

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Michael M
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San Francisco
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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198 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Francisco
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Creepy interior . On a Wednesday night there were 2 tables occupied. The salad bar was very picked over and untidy appearing. A real turn off. My veal entree was a joke and tough as leather. Side of mushy pasta and bitter canned sauce. Yuck. Avoid this disgrace of a restaurant.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

We just came from dining at Tep's and it was such a delight! Being married to an Italian the sauce aka gravy is key. Tep's sauce was delicious with a great balance of spices. I had my favorite dish, Angel hair and sausage and my hubby had the cheese ravioli's which were very good. They have a self-serve salad and... More 

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San Jose, CA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We were two families party of 10. Everyone enjoyed the food. Portions are very large. The salad bar is a meal in and of itself. Service was solid.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This a charming, old fashioned, down home Italian restaurant. Food was very tasty and reasonable. Lots of pasta combinations to choose from and very kid-friendly. Entrees come with all you can eat soup and salad bar which was well stocked with veggies, toppings and fruit. Plenty of choices for vegetarians as well. If you want a change from chain restaurants,... More 

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Corona, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Since we were skiing all day we only wanted a casual dinner with a cozy atmosphere and this is what we got here. The restaurant is old school type of Italian Restaurant with very friendly and quick service. We got seated at a nice table right in front of the fire place. This was just perfect. They have a good... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The food was great! There was a rush but the service was outstanding! They didn't take reservations and we had a large group but the wait was worth it!

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Pune, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

They have a great salad bar and that alone could be good enough reason to visit this Italian Restaurant. They have chilled dishes at the salad bar, isn't that a great consideration by the establishment? How many places have these chilled dishes for your salad anymore? The menu is a classic Italian fare and its reasonably priced and its good.... More 

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Sonora, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Have eaten here numerous times and it's always very good. Great value for the money. The owner Dan is accomodating and his team make the meal smooth and delicious. Really great salad bar, soups, pasta, wine selection.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Good Italian food and a nice salad bar. Service was courteous and timely. Parking is somewhat limited.

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Lake Tahoe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

With any entrée, a salad buffet is included. Older fashion interior provides a cozy atmosphere. Providing meals for many years for locals and tourists. The lasagna is delicious. Very good wine list. Is also available for catered parties at the sight.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3450 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: (530) 541-8227

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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