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Wolfdale's

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640 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145 (Grove St.)
530-583-5700
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful views & refined, friendly staff

The owner spotted us resting on the outside steps pondering dinner menus, and then gave us a quick tour and history story. (The main building had been floated by barge from another location across the lake, then later housed the local sheriff complete with basement jail). The service was friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
stephen553
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Boise, ID
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Boise, ID
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The owner spotted us resting on the outside steps pondering dinner menus, and then gave us a quick tour and history story. (The main building had been floated by barge from another location across the lake, then later housed the local sheriff complete with basement jail). The service was friendly but refined. Wine corkage fee was more than everywhere else... More 

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Benicia,CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We ate at Wolfdale's years ago and loved it and it hasn't changed the quality of menu. It was wonderful. It was a beautiful evening and service was perfect. We started with tempura squash blossoms on a bed lovely fresh greens. The salad was fresh unique greens and little tasty tomatoes. My dinner was cedar wrapped salmon, excellent. The potatoes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Menu has changed for the worse. Fewer main dishes. Wine prices higher. Service okay but not very friendly. Outside seating nice. Wanted more.

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Granite Bay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Wolfdale's was our first North Shore restaurant this trip. We arrived early and spent a pleasant half-hour at the bar talking to the bartender and nursing one drink. He knew all about the eateries in the area and was most helpful. We enjoyed two appetizers: soft-shell crab and smoked trout. Our main dishes were quail and Moroccan duck leg and... More 

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Orange
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We came here because it was recommended by friends and we were very disappointed. Two of us had the special Halibut and it was sad. I sent mine back and the other person ate some just because he was hungry and didn't want to upset anyone. The salads were just ok and the service wasn't much better. The best course... More 

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Salt Lake City
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is truly the GEM of Tahoe- wonderful food, good presentations. Your palate will SING! you're sure to return again and again, and if you live away, you'll savor your memories!! Came three times during my week in the area!!

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Sugar Land
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Our group of 13 ended up here because it was one of the only restaurants that would take a reservation for 13 people. The sign out front says cuisine unique so I was somewhat concerned. However I found the menu to be varied with many interesting dishes and it truly was a great experience. Everyone loved their food. The service... More 

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Always find good, and healthy options for whatever mood I am in (meats, seafood, or vegi). This is just simply and always serving up the most consistently delicious food and excellent service!

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reno, nv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Always lovely for a special occasion. The food, the service and the environment are exceptional. Just a culinary treat in Tahoe!

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Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This has been a favorite restaurant for us for more than 15 years. Consistent high quality food an innovative menu. Owner Douglas Dale is reputed to have once work for John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Asian Fusion Cuisine

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 640 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
    (Grove St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: 530-583-5700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?