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Evan's American Gourmet Cafe

536 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
530-542-1990
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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East Norriton, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very good service, food and scenery. Last minute reservations but no problem, they helped us and they were actually very nice about it. A little pricey but the whole experience made up for it. Very good and we will be back.

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Dallas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is one of our favorite places to eat when we visit Tahoe! Food is always fantastic! It's a cozy, casual but also elegant restaurant. Service is excellent. Great wine list. A South Lake Tahoe gem!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Restored my faith in delicious dining. Everything that we ate was fantastic.Great food. Great wine. Great service.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I could make this a long review, but I'll try to be brief: GO to this restaurant if you want to have one of the best meals you've ever had...period. The menu is not huge, but I had an awful time deciding what I would select because of the wonderful dishes offered...so much so that I returned a week later... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Casual yet elegant, not the type of place I would expect to find in South Lake Tahoe. Awesome, fresh, creative food, huge wine list, great, friendly service. If you want to impress your sigificant other, come here, can't miss.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Great location and nice quaint meal setting. The wait staff was excellent. Frist time in a while someone actually recommended that we NOT get two specific appetizers together because we wouldn't enjoy the second one as much as the first due to clashing tastes and textures. The food was prepared very timely and it was a very low pressure environment.... More 

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Hayward, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It's a small house on a mostly dark road. We actually found it better with the lights at night than during the day. I had the filet with a peppercorn sauce that was not overly peppery. I got it because of the cheese scalloped potatoes it came with and they were awesome. My husband had the venison chop and raved... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Great food, awesome presentation and service! We had the salmon and halibut and both were cooked to perfection! Dessert was a Creme brulee cheese cake with fresh black berries and was devine!

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Lakeport, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Staff were very helpful with recommendations and food was tasty. My husband had veal and felt it was tough. Everything else was great.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We booked a meal at Evans following prior research as it gets good reviews on a Tripadvisor and elsewhere. I'm pleased to say we weren't disappointed. It's located at the far end of South Lake Tahoe on the city limits and is a pretty unremarkable building to look at from the outside. However, once inside, it's a pleasant fine dining... More 

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Additional Information about Evan's American Gourmet Cafe

Address: 536 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone Number: 530-542-1990
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40

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