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All 25 Kings Beach Restaurants

Lanza's Restaurant

7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
530-546-2434
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Ranked #5 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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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Great Italian food and Pizza, and very friendly staff! Located just down the street from the Mourelatos Resort where we stayed.

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Dominical, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Good food, good service, good price. Can get very busy, go early or make reservations. If you want Italian, this is the place on the north shore of Tahoe.

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Santa Rosa, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I do not recommend this restaurant. Generous portions of basic Italian food poorly prepared. Perhaps the kitchen staff was overwhelmed on Saturday night, but we are not giving this eatery a second chance. My veal piccata was tough and the vegetables some were raw and some overcooked. My husband's order of chicken parmigiana was OK. Best thing was the bread... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We were in the mood for pizza and this was by far the best pizza I've had even since my visit to NYC! As I looked around, the main entrees also looked fresh and plentiful.

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Santa Rosa, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I walk to Lanza's from my time share and go every time I am in Kings Beach. I love their flavors and ability to fill me up with enough for the next day. Best grilled artichokes and chicken piccata ever. Never to be missed if you are ready to eat!

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Lakewood, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had dinner here on our travel to Tahoe Vista. Food were a bit pricey but ok. We ordered pizza, spaghetti, and lasagna. Of the three items, lasagna was hands down the best. Would recommend for a quick fix when visiting Tahoe Vista.

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MIAMI
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804 reviews 804 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

For a delicious, hearty meal, this is the place. All meals come with soup or salad (salad dressing is yummy), and a loaf of crusty Italian bread. The menu choices are huge as are the portions. We always have leftovers. The chicken parmesan and chicken piccata (garnished with zucchini, carrots and broccoli)are two of our favorites.Both come with a side... More

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We ate at Lanza's Restaurant in Kings Beach, CA, Lake Tahoe Area in August while on vacation. This is an excellent restaurant to take children. Lanza's has good quality food with large plates and a wide variety menu. They don't take reservations so if you are in a rush, don't go here. They do have a large dining area with... More

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San Francisco, California
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50 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Good counter service at pick up. Friendly and efficient. For Lake Tahoe, very reasonable prices. Portions large enough. Everything packed well for a to go order. Food was very average in taste, family style without home cooking taste. Nothing special but not crossed off list either.

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San Francisco
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

For 40 years we have watched the steady decline of this restaurant with its business model of huge portions of basic Italian food,priced so that you pay for the leftovers. The tiny, nasty bathrooms match the "couldn't care less if you come back" service experience. It's time for this place to close. Never again.

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