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Driftwood Cafe

1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 544-6545
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Pleasanton, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Outstanding customer service from walk in to departure. The staff creates a positive, cheerful and attentive response to our visit. The menu is creative and ample. The Eggs Benedict was delicious. If you are looking for a pancake breakfast, come with an appetite!

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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98 reviews 98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
324 helpful votes 324 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We love visiting Lake Tahoe and we enjoyed ourselves driving around the entire lake and visiting various spots. The food was good, the service was good, and the prices pretty fair compared to other places in the area. We will return here for sure.

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Cininnati
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

This is a great spot to get a wonderful, filling breakfast without breaking your wallet. While some places are charging 12.00 and more for pancakes or eggs, Driftwood has very reasonable prices. An American Breakfast of 2 eggs, hash browns, bacon and toast was a reasonable 8.99. Pancakes were even more reasonable too. The service was excellent, and, we never... More

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Calaveras County CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Super service, yummy food. What's not to love? The decor is cute, and we all had more than enough food. The prices were totally reasonable, but not cheap. But it is a premium location, so... you pay for that.

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Chico, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a busy place for breakfast, so get there early if you can. The food was prepared perfectly for all eight of us. The service was excellent. Staff were friendly, fast and willing to get whatever you needed. They checked on our tables several times even though the restaurant was packed. It was so goo I ate there the... More

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San Francisco, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Mediocre american breakfast food, random service, too crowded. The only plus it was convenient before the gondola ride

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Acton, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place always seems busy! Just about every time we ate here, there was a wait. Food was very good, and the service was great too! Just wish there was a way to cut down on the waiting time (maybe allow calls to be put on the waiting list?). We did arrive very early on a couple of occasions, right... More

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Newport Beach, California
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67 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

When my son and I wanted a quick lunch, we went to the Driftwood Cafe and ordered food to take back to our room. The food was fresh, delicious, reasonably priced, and best of all, the service was fantastic! There were no lines which made it even nicer.

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san jose, ca, usa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Every item that came out of kitchen looked so good. Ambiance cute. With that said, I took a chance on the special. Steak and eggs for $12. Steak medium well was dry. It was rib eye. I Chose pancake instead of side of fries... Bad idea, gross veggie pancake. Coffee... Like ihop or mcdo coffee Hubby was craving waffles. It... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Breakfast was average. Staff was super nice. If you are a coffee person, cross the street to Starbucks while you have your name on the list.

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