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Lanza's Restaurant

7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
530-546-2434
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Ranked #3 of 25 restaurants in Kings Beach
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery
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Encino
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Nothing to rave about, but also not bad either. $20 for most items on the menu...so a touch steep for a pasta place. But, it's Tahoe I guess. The bread they served, pre meal, was definitely for the birds. Not good. The soup was very good, however, & the pasta solid overall. Again, not great, but also not bad. 3... More

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Solid Italian food, great for families and large groups. Portions are large - recommend splitting. Salad dressing is awesome!

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by the owners of the Tahoe Sands Resort. It's three minutes by car and really worth a visit. Food was first rate, the portions huge, service spot-on and reasonably priced.

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Chico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This place holds a lot of people, so don't assume if the parking lots full that there will be a wait. Our party of 4 was seated immediately, our waitress was friendly, and our wine arrived immediately (generous pour). The food was overpriced and average in quality ($19 for a plate of pasta with marinara seems high). I had the... More

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Livermore, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Like our waitress told us, "We don't do anything small here!" Both of our dishes were wonderful! And luckily our room had a refrigerator and microwave so we could enjoy our leftovers the next day. Otherwise we would have really hurt ourselves trying to eat it all that night! Love this place!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Try the stuffed shells. Split it if you can. They give you a lot of great food. Very cozy place too. Go early because it gets crowded.

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

red checked table cloths and authentic menu. fast service and big portions! It seems many locals eat her too.

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Shady Cove, Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a great place for families!!! Real old fashioned Italian entrees!!! We love their pizzas!! Fun environment and very friendly bar!!!! We go their every year on our vacation and always enjoy it!

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San Jose, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We really liked the salads with the house vinaigrette dressing. However my spaghetti with white clam sauce was flavorless. I kept putting salt on it and finally had to ask for a side of marinara to throw on it for some flavor. My husband had the veal and pepper dish which was pretty good. If you're hungry, they do give... More

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Tahoe Vista, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Justin is a great host. Carol in the kitchen makes sure each dish is amazing!! Its like walking into your grandma's kitchen. The service is great!!

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