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Boathouse at Captain Jon's

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7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA
15305464819
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Perched where land meets lake on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, Boathouse...
Perched where land meets lake on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, Boathouse At Captain Jon's, is a restaurant that offers modern american dining, craft cocktails and a stunning view.
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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Boat housekept Jon`s

much improved with new owners food very good appetizer of artichoke hearts very much recommend....Limited wine list but it works...Kevin the bartender manager very accommodating as was out waiter Mike...WE ate inside as the weather was not conducive to being on the deck but a great front table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
sugarplumfairy78
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Gold River, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
Gold River, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

much improved with new owners food very good appetizer of artichoke hearts very much recommend....Limited wine list but it works...Kevin the bartender manager very accommodating as was out waiter Mike...WE ate inside as the weather was not conducive to being on the deck but a great front table.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

July 17, 2015 - Vacationer from Texas. Restaurant was recommended by someone at the grocery store. It was our last night in Tahoe before flying back to Texas so we REALLY wanted a good meal. Our luck with food during our week of vacation in Tahoe was suffering a bit, so we were excited to get a good recommendation of... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was my family's first trip to Lake Tahoe so we looked for a place to eat where we would be able to sit outside and enjoy the view. This restaurant definitely was that but it fell short in the dining experience. As we ordered from a very limited menu only to be told they longer serve some of the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were attracted to this restaurant - now called The Boathouse - mainly for its fabulous location right on the edge of the lake.The cocktails were delicious. Sadly that is where the good experiences ended. The starters were very mediocre, the main course was really not good at all. The Mahi Mahi Taco were mean and tasteless. The short rib... More 

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Novato, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Mixed bag at this place. The view is spectacular. Right on the lake. Part of the restaurant is an old boat house. Food was excellent and presented well. Small menu but varied. Grilled corn with cheese sprinkled on it. Hamachi Tostadas. Pork loin. Duck Breast. All tasty. No dessert though! Staff was friendly but often underexperienced. Almost no knowledge of... More 

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Sacramento, California
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Captain Jon's is the name on the sign outside at the beach/pier, but the restaurant name is the Boathouse. There is no food service from 3-5 pm, but we sat out on the dock and had drinks until the kitchen opened. We ordered appetizers-jicama ceviche tacos, gourmet corn on the cob and tostadas. All food was excellent and the view... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Didn't eat there but the margaritas were excellent!! The restaurant is right on the lake, and the service was very good.

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Lake Tahoe, CA
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I was beyond happy to see this location is back in business. We have enjoyed the views and ambiance year after year! This is the must visit place for everyone who comes to Tahoe in our circle. You feel as though you are in the Lake when you sit on the deck/pier. We are thrilled to report that the new... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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176 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

There is few views as breath taking as Lake Tahoe. This restaurant was formally Captain Jon's is now The Boat House. The service was solid, the menu small but very tasty. The Oyster Bar was very good. Sitting on the deck adds to the experience. If you dine in the evening bring a jacket. Parking Is marginal but workable. Bar... More 

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Pleasanton, CA
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I made a reservation on line, using their website. Got a confirmation back, and was looking forward to having our cocktails while watching the sunset. We checked into the B&B next door (Shore House, very nice, BTW) and walked over to the restaurant - only to find it CLOSED. Our host later told us the restaurant had been closed for... More 

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Additional Information about Boathouse at Captain Jon's

Address: 7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA
Phone Number: 15305464819
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe Vista
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe Vista
  • Phone Number: 15305464819

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Perched where land meets lake on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, Boathouse At Captain Jon's, is a restaurant that offers modern american dining, craft cocktails and a stunning view.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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