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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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Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Omelettes for any palate, lots of food for your money

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Vicki V
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Carencro, Louisiana
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Carencro, Louisiana
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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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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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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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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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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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Redlands,CA
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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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del mar, ca
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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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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 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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california
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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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Palo Alto, California
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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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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

Amazingly terrific and dynamic food. The service was very poor, with sometime 2 or 3 servers or staff on the very small restaurant floor who never looked at us to see if we needed bread, more butter, water, something else, etc... A real disappointment for a relaxing evening, but the food WAS great! If you can handle the spotty service,... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?