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Fresh Ketch Restaurant

2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
530-541-5683
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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San Francisco, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Loved the views of the marina, especially at sunset. Drink selections were fine - ordered chardonnay and there were enough wine choices for us. The jazz band started around 7 PM - they played more traditional jazz numbers and they were playing their butts off. Food was just average - okay but not exceptional in any way. Loved the atmosphere,... More

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Nice out of the way place. Nothing fancy. Plastic chairs and tables outside. Hard to see after dark. Inside very nice but the live music on the patio made up stay out there. Ate light with soup and salad but both very good and so much neither of us could finish. Reasonably priced for Tahoe. Not many tourists so just... More

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Tahoe, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Overpriced. Horrible Food Even worse service dining space that begs for a re-do We dine out a lot. And this was one of the worst experiences -- ever. Horrible-limp salad. Vegetables cooked forever, Tough-as-your-boot meats, and inedible deserts. Not just one dish, but the entire party of five shared in this would-be-funny-if-it-wasn't-so-sad "dining" experience. OMG. How do they stay in... More

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Reno, Nevada
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477 reviews 477 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
352 helpful votes 352 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is one of o ky a few restaurant on Lake Tahoe. It's a little hard to find the marina of the keys but if you find it you will be pleasantly surprised. They serve their fish in several styles to choose. The good is fresh and delicious.

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New York City, New York
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260 reviews 260 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Fresh Ketch is a nice restaurant and bar garden overlooking the local marina. It has outdoor bar table style seating, live music when we were there and a very relaxed atmosphere. The food is bar style seafood dishes, including dishes such as scallops on risotto and seafood tacos. Good value for money and large portions, although not exceptional gourmet style... More

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Goodyear, Arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

We went here last night with friends and we weren't disappointed. I had the seared Ahi Tuna on a seaweed salad which was very good. The tuna was well prepared I really enjoyed the seaweed salad. My wife had the Mahi Mahi blackened Fish Tacos which she thought were very tasty and the best she'd ever had. I would have... More

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USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our Tahoe trip for a birthday celebration included drinks and dinner on the special day at Fresh Ketch. I was a bit nervous after reading some of the reviews but then I remembered during my days as a travel agent that some customers can never be pleased. We loved our entire evening at Fresh Ketch starting with drinks and appetizers... More

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Palm Desert, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This isn't fine dining, but it's a ton of fun. You can sit outside along the marina and watch the boats come and go while you sip on a rum runner and munch a fish taco. Of course there's full bar as well and dinner entrees nightly including nicely prepared fish and an adequate bar steak. We never miss the... More

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Fresh Ketch is situated nicely in the Tahoe Keys, right on the water at the marina. The outside deck area is beautiful on a nice day and your views are of the wildlife preserve and Lake Tahoe. The fish tacos are not to miss, they have a great mix of flavor and substance and wash down nicely with a large... More

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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stopped in for lunch and had a nice time. I had blackened mahi mahi and my husband had the salmon fish tacos. The portions were large and tasty! I would recommend this restaurant if you're visiting Lake Tahoe.

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Address: 2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone Number: 530-541-5683
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe

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