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Driftwood Cafe

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1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 544-6545
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Breakfast and Good Service

Small and expect a wait on the weekend. Close to both Marriott properties and Heavenly Village. Omelets were done just right.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
martini007
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Manzanita, Oregon
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Manzanita, Oregon
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81 reviews 81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Small and expect a wait on the weekend. Close to both Marriott properties and Heavenly Village. Omelets were done just right.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We lived our breakfast here. Just what we would expect for a great American breakfast. Staff were friendly and atmosphere nice.

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Glendale, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

My family and I had breakfast a couple of times in this restaurant while staying at the Marriot Heavenly Village. The coffee and their chicken fried steak as well as their salads were very good. Their food portions are very large and can be shared. Very good service with reasonable prices. You are entitled to an additional 15% discount by... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The best outlet for a kings breakfast at a very modest prices . All the items ordered were delicious except the pancakes and waffles. Please don't order these. They look good but not so good in taste

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Sequim, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We first tried this place for breakfast a couple of years ago because of its high TripAdvisor rating. We were not impressed at all so we haven't been back -- until this year. Got stuck by the snow and there weren't too many places within walking distance for lunch, so we decided to give it another try. Again, it was... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Great breakfast menu with a few surprises. Went two days in a row. Perfectly cooked Western Omelet. Clean and Cheerful. Welcoming staff.

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Pleasanton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Every year when we spend a week in South Lake Tahoe we stop into the Driftwood Cafe for breakfast. There were 4 of us and each had something different. The special, a take off on Huevos Rancheros, was great. The 2 ladies had the 3 egg special, one with hash browns and one with herb Latkes. The Latkes were great!!!... More 

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Paradise, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great breakfast - stayed at the Avalon Lodge for 3 days and you want to change it up - this was the place to do so!

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is where locals go for breakfast when in this side of town. In the mix of skiing, casinos, Lake, shopping during your vacation, the best place to go is this friendly place. Beautifully decorated, inviting it will make you feel like you are at grandma's house.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Loved the breakfast from this place , very warm and cozy place, the service was great and the price was ok!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: (530) 544-6545

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?