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Black Bear Inn

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1202 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA
(877)232-7466
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great place and location

We stayed here over New Years and really enjoyed it. Jerry and Kevin are great hosts. Rooms are clean and generally quiet (except for some daytime road noise in the front rooms).We'll be coming back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
dwendell
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here over New Years and really enjoyed it. Jerry and Kevin are great hosts. Rooms are clean and generally quiet (except for some daytime road noise in the front rooms).We'll be coming back!

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Carencro, Louisiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Wonderful view of Emerald Beach...dine outside directly across from the water if you choose. They are dog-friendly for outdoor dining. The wait staff was very friendly and efficient. The omelettes were huge and delicious!

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Thank Vicki V
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed at the Black Bear inn for a weekend. The place is located at a nice convenient location. The ski season not being so good this year it was deserted. The Inn keeper was mostly alone while we stayed and not very chatty. The inn itself is a little weird, it can be placed somewhere between modern and traditional.... More 

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Thank Waerytraveller
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

good view of sunset at Lake Tahoe and the food was good, and the service was great even though we were outside

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Morgan Hill, California
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Food portions are good wish they would team with Inn by the Lake and offer discounts to people who are staying at the Inn at the Lake since is next door they are a little pricee for quality of food.

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Thank Adelita K
Redlands,CA
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Great family restaurant with good food and excellent view of the lake. I dont need fifty more characters for this review!

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Thank RichardRedlands_CA
del mar, ca
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

On our 8/15/12 visit it appears that the dining room at Black Bear is closed, while the B&B is still operating.

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Thank sandiegoguy
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

We had a lovely and memorable dinner at the Black Bear Inn to celebrate our anniversary. Our host and server was so lovely and kind. It's a very small and intimate venue with only about eight tables. The service was a bit slow, but that's because the wait staff consists of only two people, the chef and his girlfriend! The... More 

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1 Thank JS5111
california
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150 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Pretty setting. Nice but pretentious owners. Unbelievably delicious breakfast, however. Cabins are great for family. I liked it but its not my style. Super log cabiny decor but kind of cute. NOT pet friendly.

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Thank drmrussellphd
Palo Alto, California
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

This cute little place has only 8 tables so you really need to make a reservation. It's on open table so easy to make one. The carrot soup with truffles was exceptional, the short rib special was also good, but the pasta I had was disappointing. Expect slow service as each dish is prepared individually. Enjoy the atmosphere over some... More 

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Thank AG_world_traveler

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1202 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: (877)232-7466

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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