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Obexer's General Store Cafe

5300 West Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
(530) 525-1300
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Ranked #4 of 6 Restaurants in Homewood
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Californian, Bagels
Description: Obexer's General Store is located in Homewood, on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe at Obexer's Boat Company, the oldest full-service marina on the lake. There are multiple businesses on this family run property in addition to the General Store: Obexer's Boat Co. and Obexer's Water Sports to name a few. Come by boat, bike, car or feet- Obexer's in summer just can't be beat!
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Description: Obexer's General Store is located in Homewood, on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe at Obexer's Boat Company, the oldest full-service marina on the lake. There are multiple businesses on this family run property in addition to the General Store: Obexer's Boat Co. and Obexer's Water Sports to name a few. Come by boat, bike, car or feet- Obexer's in summer just can't be beat!
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San Francisco, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you're not in a hurry, the roast beef Panini and the BLT here are worth the trip. I am not a sandwich type but these were on my top 10 list. The service leaves much to be desired, however. With two people behind in the deli counter, Service was painfully slow. putting in an order was a challenge. If... More

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Rainier, Oregon
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371 reviews 371 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Obexer’s has been listed on a website for dog-friendly cafes, restaurants and dog beaches around Lake Tahoe, but it really isn’t too good from that perspective. Obexer’s is primarily a boat ramp and General Store, with a small patio out back where dogs and owners may eat (the deli in the general store is quite good, although pricey. Kaleb’s Club... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Great sandwiches here - perfect to pick up before a trip to the beach or a hike. Had a BLT with the best bacon I have ever had!

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Sandy, Utah
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90 reviews 90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were driving around the entire lake Tahoe and stopping at various places along the route. Obexer's is a great general store and the food they prepare is good and quick. The people are very friendly and they have great milkshakes.

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Glendale, Az
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had lunch on a Thursday and it was a pleasant setting for a couple of good sandwiches. Considering the prices everywhere else along the lake, this place was quite a bargain. Better than average sandwiches.

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Woodland Hills, CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is a very little market on the Northwest Shore of Lake Tahoe. The market is pretty small, more like an AM/PM, and they have a deli counter. The sandwiches there are only okay, but they have a huge selection. The ordering and paying are problematic. We gave up one time and left. On weekends they have had an outside... More

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Mountain View, California
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230 reviews 230 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

A quick sandwich while we whipped the boat in and out. Darn good sandwich, local draft beer (no indulging while boating!), and a friendly, attentive staff that had us on and off the boat in no time. A Homewood treasure!

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London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Fresh made sandwiches and draft local beer with an outside terrace in the sun. What more could you ask for if you want a quick stop en route. Would recommend over continuing on to Tahoe City which is far more commercial and tourist oriented.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Service was kind but California slow. Great sandwiches. They made me a gluten free breakfast. They have it all there: beer, cheese, wine, gifts, deli, bbq stuff, gfree bread...

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reno, nv
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67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

I won't try anything else. Their bacon is so yummy and with the avocado, lettuce and tomato it's a great sandwich.

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