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Lanza's Restaurant

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7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
530-546-2434
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Huge portions, well-prepared food

Great family restaurant and well-executed Italian meals with cozy red-checkered table cloth ambience. As most have said, the portions are huge, with lots of homemade tomato sauce and cheese. It's all good: thick or thin pizza, huge ravioli, eggplant Parmesan, spaghetti with meatballs. We've never... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Lee M
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San Francisco, California
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great family restaurant and well-executed Italian meals with cozy red-checkered table cloth ambience. As most have said, the portions are huge, with lots of homemade tomato sauce and cheese. It's all good: thick or thin pizza, huge ravioli, eggplant Parmesan, spaghetti with meatballs. We've never had room for dessert!

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Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is your mom and pop authentic Italian Restaurant. The food was great, the atmosphere was nice. The staff were great and you really got great food and huge portions for the prices. We will definitely be back.

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Reno, Nevada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This quote from my daughter pretty much sums it up. The portions are more than ample to share, and unlike other places they are not using large portions to make up for poor quality. We started with the milestone soup, yum. For main courses we had pizza, lasagna, shells, mixed pasta, and eggplant Parma ordered at our table. ALL of... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Portions at this old-school landmark Italian restaurant were huge! The smell of marinara sauce draws you in the front door and attentive servers make the meal even more enjoyable.

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Pollock Pines, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I trip to North Shore Tahoe is not complete without a trip to Lanzas. Great service, great food! They serve a salad or soup along with fresh bread. The meals are large and tasty

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Kerrville, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Very nice wine list with authentic Italian dishes. My lasagna wass a good as I have had. Made with sliced meatballs added a rustic touch.

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Tahoe Vista
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food is good but simple. Prices are high for what you get but portions are generous. My wife and I (and I am not a light eater) often share an entree to go and it is plenty for two.

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LONG ISLAND, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Did not have a full meal here, but the staff was impeccable, and the Calimari was fantastic! Will definitely be back!

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Placerville, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My husband and I go to King's Beach on a regular basis for a weekend getaway. We stay at Rustic Cottages which is right down the street from this restaurant. Our last visit was on Valentine's Day and we decided to walk to the restaurant instead of driving so we could sit in the bar and enjoy some cocktails before... More 

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Acton, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Old school Italian food the staff to the waiters were incredible. the food came in large quality and very delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Kings Beach
  • Phone Number: 530-546-2434

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?