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Fire Sign Cafe

1785 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
530-583-0871
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Ranked #1 of 54 restaurants in Tahoe City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Encino
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I can't imagine how anyone could score this anything but a 5...just an outstanding breakfast! The french toast is made from challah from a nearby bakery. SO delicious! The orange & carrot juice are both freshly squeezed. The hot chocolate has some interesting (yummy) kick to it at the end. It's just bliss. My wife, father, & I all loved... More

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Truckee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Get here fairly early and you'll get a table. Come after 9:30 and you'll wait in line but not too long. Excellent food and reasonable prices.

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

TIP: Get there early if you can, place gets super busy mid to late morning. This cafe has the 3 key ingredients that make a good place: good service, good prices and good food. Try the "Huevos Rancheros" they are excellent.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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177 reviews 177 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We always like to support local restaurant owners, so we were glad we stopped here. This was our first trip to Lake Tahoe, and we found this place on Trip Advisor. The place is charming, and in a great location. The staff is very friendly and does a great job. Our food was very tasty. We had a late breakfast.... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were camping at Sugar Pine Point so a breakfast out is a treat. This is just a great find; good food, wonderful and friendly service. Breakfast can be just breakfast but they have some unique breakfast foods with wonderful baked goods.Get here early because it can fill up quickly.

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Los Altos, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have been there many times, winter and summer, during the warm months they have a nice outdoor area. The food is quite good, plentiful, local athmosphere , service is friendly and efficient. They have a nice variety for breakfast , my husband had the egg Benedict and they were cooked perfectly , I had the crepes, saved half and... More

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Grass Valley, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I've been coming here for years and it gets better. They have a unique home cooked menu full of seasonal veggies and fruits and baked goods that will make you drool. They have great service and the food is always consistently wonderful. Breakfast here is a must!

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Los Altos, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

They only do breakfast and lunch. My husband and I went there on Sunday -- of 4th of July weekend. We stay at a cabin nearby and always see people waiting and decided to try it for breakfast. Because of the crowds we saw, we decided to get there shortly after opening (7am daily). We were quickly seated by the... More

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Menlo Park, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My daughter and I went to Fire Sign Cafe for brunch. The cafe is quaint, with indoor and outdoor seating. My daughter loved the waffle so much she ate the whole thing and ordered another! My omelet was fresh and the toast was delicious. The staff was friendly and attentive. Definitely recommend.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Despite the fact that we got there shortly before closing time, we enjoyed delightfully fresh, made-from-scratch food! Even the lemonade was freshly squeezed! And the SALSA...Oh so good!!! No wonder they were featured by Rachel Ray!

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