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Blue Onion Cafe

1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
(530) 581-3916
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- Jun 2, 2013
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English first
South Lake Tahoe, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The coffee was 'help yourself' to the flasks of coffee, milk, sugar etc. There were a variety of breads, bagels and fillings to order. for a quick bite at a fair price in a ski resort, it's worth dropping into.

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Los Altos Hills, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This was our 'go-to' place for breakfast and brunch at Squaw. So sorry it closed. It seems busy enough during the mornings, but they didn't serve dinner, so that was a bummer. If they opened for dinner, may be they will still be in business.

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Sunnyvale, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

The Blue Onion Cafe serves Lake Tahoe from two locations. Kings Beach location is open year round for breakfast & lunch. During the winter, they also operate from the Squaw Valley location. We enjoyed Sunday lunch/brunch at the Kings Beach property. It's across the beach on a golf course and offers great lake views from the deck. The blue decorations... More

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San Francisco, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

There are so many delicious looking offerings, it took me entirely too long to decide between ordering off of the amazing breakfast menu (think eggs, paninis, breakfast burritos, crepes) and nabbing one of the lunch options (sandwiches, soups, salads, etc.). I ended up grabbing a veggie sandwich and was totally in LOVE. The bread is amazing (it's rare that that's... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011 via mobile

We heard about this place from a bartender in Squaw Valley and went the next day. Amazing food, service and atmosphere. If you're in the Nonth Shore area do not miss this gem!

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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2010

Having devoured the crepes at Creperie Catherine in Mont Tremblant over the X-mas holiday, we were looking for a similar experience at Squaw. Unfortunately, the only place that made crepes, Blue Onion, was somewhat disappointing. However, to be fair, our standards/base comparison was high. That said, the local favorites/omelets were surprisingly good. Overall, it's a safe place for breakfast.

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