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Sno-Flake Drive-In

3057 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 544-6377
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Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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59% Recommend
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English first
Mobile, AL
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Looks like it is straight out of the 50s. We only had ice cream, but the burgers looked good. The couple sitting next to us raved about the shakes and the curly fires that they ordered looked fabulous

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Atlanta, GA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and had burgers, no shakes or dessert. The burgers and fries were really good and the manager was very professional and friendly. If you like roadside burger joints, this is the place for you!

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Covington, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I had a ice cream that was vanilla with a chocolate coating in a waffle cone. I through the chocolate had no flavor and was waxy. The ice cream and the waffle cone were good. I went back the next day because I wanted to try one of there hambugers. It was so dry. I was hoping for better. I... More

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I went there originally to get a burger but was blown away by the oreo milkshake! It advertises outside it has won awards for best milkshake for many years. I understand why. I would go there just for the milkshakes. They were out of snickers so i had to go oreo but i was happy. Got the teriyaki burger which... More

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Concord, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

for those that are complaining about ambience & quality....It is a drive-in and miles better than McDonalds or the blech of all clech In N Out Burger. We have stopped at Sno Flake for years........as a kid I would walk with other kids from our Al Tahoe home and play pinball at the Sno Flake. The burgers are good, sweet... More

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Portland, Oregon
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

The coolest thing about it is it's been there since 1961. The food, ambiance, service, and all were just average. We were there at 3:30pm. Not too long of a wait. $51 for 4 to have burgers and shakes (3) and a couple small orders of fries to share. Wanted ice cream but the line was too long to bother... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Very delicious soft serve ice cream. The small is very large. They had quite an extensive menu which was really surprising for such a small place.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This drive-in is a throwback to earlier days and a fun contrast to the usual Tahoe establishments. I agree with a previous reviewer that the music could be changed (how about 40s, 50s, and 60s hits?) to create more of that throwback ambiance. The positives: - big, two-handed burgers with yummy sauce (get an extra napkin for drippage) - lotsa... More

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Family and I had a fun "old time" drive-in lunch experience at the Sno-Flake. Classic drive-in menu and good ice cream treats for afterward.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

If you've visited SLT and never tried the Sno-Flake then shame on you ! The most indulgent shakes are worth the trip alone - don't try to drink them, it's not possible - and the burgers are grilled to perfection, reminding why burgers became so popular in the first place. Not cheap for what it is but definitely required.

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