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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
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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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 NEW

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

not easy to find, but a very nice french style restaurant. The appetizers are more inspired than the main courses - entrees, but the whole experience was very nice. They have people to give you good tips on the wines.

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Sacramento, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This place has excellent food, all the time. I've been here several times, with various size groups. I've never had anything that is bad, nor has anyone that's been with me (and some are a bit picky). This is one of my favorite spots to eat.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Evan's only has twelve tables so book a reservation. The salads really caught our attention here. Heirloom tomatoes and watermelon that looked like a row of sliced tomatoes and was it delicious. Our other salad was warm spinach with pine nuts and duck sausage. Again scrumptious! Our dinners were accidentally delivered to another table (who enjoyed them) but, because of... More

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San Francisco, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Who would guess that there would be a true "classic" French" restaurant in this location. And, it has existed for 27 years, according to a waiter. When was the last time you had quenelles? These were scallops in a sherry lobster cream sauce; light and airy surrounded by a rich sauce. But as a nod to other cuisines, we also... More

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Indianapolis, IN
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Our association director recommended Evans for dinner. And as someone who makes it to quite a few exotic locations, we took her word for it. The place is simple, but elegant. As mentioned, it's located in a small house on the way toward Camp Richardson. It's easy to miss. And that would be a mistake. Much better than average food,... More

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Dothan, Alabama
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The ambiance, the service, the food - a perfect evening. We strongly recommend this gem to anyone looking for a wonderful dinner.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My wife and I had dinner on Sept. 9. The restaurant is located in a small house. I think there may be 11 or 12 tables, so it was a little noisy at times. Everyone in the restaurant was very nice and helpful. My wife had 2 appetizers for her dinner and both were excellent. I had a salad and... More

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Genoa, Illinois, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We've been in South Lake Tahoe for 9 days and wanted a nice dinner to finish off our trip. Boy did we pick the right restaurant. My wife a a mushroom bisque and I had a scallops appetizer. My wife a beef filet and I had a salmon with lobster in a Pinot Nior Blueberry reduction sauce which was fabulous.... More

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