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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 296
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  • 175
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Good breakfast

A decent breakfast place with friendly staff. In terms of room for improvement I didn't like drinking the very nice orange juice they had out of a plastic glass - why not glass? Also there is no wifi - why not?

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Moxo2020
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UK
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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UK
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

A decent breakfast place with friendly staff. In terms of room for improvement I didn't like drinking the very nice orange juice they had out of a plastic glass - why not glass? Also there is no wifi - why not?

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Champaign, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Good environment. GREAT food. We went for breakfast. Just a walk away from everything, including our Inn.

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Mountain View, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Very busy place which tells me that ALL their food is great! Great service, reasonably priced and DELICIOUS food! Will be going back when we are in the area again!

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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Our server Dian was pleasant and professional. The coffee was excellent. The food came out fast but was undercooked, cold and seemed to have been prepared very early or yesterday. The veggie quiche was watery from the spinach, the fruit was not ripe but the sourdough was flavorful. The veggie Benedict was undercooked and bland with cold starchy house potatoes.... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Good service, delicious soup and omelettes, a variety of pastries, all for a reasonable price. However, closes early (3pm), so go for breakfast or lunch, maybe even better for a brunch.

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Bowie, Maryland
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11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Apparently, we should have visited for breakfast as it seems to get good reviews. Lunch was just okay...

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Food is excellent and service is also great location, will always go back!My husband said one of the best in tahoe.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been eating at the Driftwood Cafe for over 15 years now. The food is always excellent and service by the whole staff is the same. I would recommend this wonderful place to anyone visiting the South Lake Tahoe area!!

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Medford Lakes, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

All three of has had excellent service and food. Good location of the restaurant. I had an excellent chicken fried steak with two eggs which got me through the whole day on the slopes.

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Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Best breakfast spot in Heavenly Village area. Great service, great food, huge portions and amazing value.

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?