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Spindleshanks

400 Brassie Ave. Ste B, Tahoe Vista, CA 96143
+1 530-546-2191
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Price range: $10 - $30
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Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
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  • English first
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English first
Vero Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is new to the dinner business and has some serious service and kitchen issues to resolve, but when it finally arrived, the food was good. It took over an hour for our food to arrive, two out of four dishes, and it was cold and had to be sent back. Another 15 minutes pass and our other diners... More

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Rainier, Oregon
Top Contributor
370 reviews 370 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Apparently the 100-year-old building in Tahoe Vista where Spindleshanks was located has been condemned, so the restaurant has moved to a space at the Old Brockway Golf Course. The signs were up, but the restaurant wasn’t open. A source says that it will be just the bar at first, gradually expanding over time. Until then …

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Yuba City, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Great food, great service, very friendly staff. We went for lunch, I wanted the Oyster Bienzo, but they said it was on the dinner menu, and sometimes the afternoon happy hour app menu. We had fish tacos, and brisket sliders, they were delicious. Bloody Mary was awesome. We left for the day, I still wanted the Oyster Bienzo, so we... More

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california
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

we used to go to Spindleshanks for dinner in the past, no more. not only did we wait for forty minutes to get our food but when it came it was not good. not sure if it is due to their change of location but we will not go again.

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Encino
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Met the owner (a very nice man), and decided to bring my family to the restaurant. It's expensive, but the food is quite good. The calamari, beer prawns and ahi tuna were excellent starters. Beautiful presentation & tasty, unique flavors. Especially the...well, all of them. Wasn't blown away by the brick-chicken (too much skin for my taste)- but I understand... More

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Chico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The old location has closed, and the new location at the Brockway golf course has not yet opened. It would have been nice to indicate this on their website or on the phone message machine. We arrived after spending 20 minutes trying to find them and were told there was no set opening date.

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Tahoe City, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Went there tonight, 6 of us who live in Tahoe City for the winter. Arrived around 9pm, clearly a bit late for them, service began slow, and when only a few of us wanted an alcoholic beverage, the patron seemed unimpressed. The Blue Moon beer my friend order somehow came out as a bloody mary. Not wanting to cause a... More

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Rainier, Oregon
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370 reviews 370 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We had an acceptable dinner with family from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Steelhead was on the menu that night, and they enjoyed a West Coast treat.

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San Clemente, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

They were rude and condescending but didnt care because they said they were moving locations in two weeks.

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Plantation, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We visit Lake Tahoe during the winter almost every year. During our visits we have dined at several area restaurants. Spindleshanks is one of the better restaurants in the area. The night we visited this establishment was mid week and there was not a big crowd. We were immediately seated in a comfortable booth. Service was excellent and the food... More

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