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Tunnel Creek Cafe

1115 Tunnel Creek Road, Incline Village, NV
775 298-2502
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Price range: $5 - $12
Hours:
Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Healthy, Café, Sandwiches
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Friendly fast service. Perfect on your way to or from enjoying your day at Tahoe. Coffee and espresso drinksBreakfast sandwiches and burritos.Assorted pastries, Bagels.Hot panini style sandwiches as well as traditional sandwiches.We have a great rueben sandwich!Vegetarian sandwiches and wraps.Smoothies. Beer on tap.
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English first
USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After a long day driving around the lake, it was time to find a food place. We pulled into Tunnel Creek Cafe not knowing what to expect. We hit the jackpot. The food and atmosphere was charming ; the food presentation was great. Stop by even if you just want a beer or coffee. Our biggest surprise after viewing Bonanza... More

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Truckee, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A friend turned me on to this great little place. I live in Truckee but have going to Incline to train for the XTERRA Lake Tahoe race. The food is great! Plenty of vegetarian and gluten free options. Plus lots of choices for the Paleo crowd. The staff is helpful and the espresso is superb. Far superior to the Starbucks... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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165 reviews 165 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Wife & I stopped at this rustic style restaurant and were charmed. She had the Turkey Pesto on sourdough panini and I had the hot pastrami with hot mustard and provolone on marble rye. We both had pints of Ballast Point Ale which were cold and crisp. Place is frequented by mountain bikers. We were seated outside in the shade... More

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Encino
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our family stopped here for a casual lunch while spending a day exploring Incline Village. The service was good. It's a casual & comfortable (& cozy) spot. Their music is on too loud...the Paninis were just OK. Not a bad meal, but by no means delicious. Probably wouldn't return, but it wasn't a bad experience. 3 circles feels about right.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

The cafe is cute and pleasant to sit and relax for a bite after hiking or just to stop in for the awesome vegan burger. It was honestly the best tasting vegan burger I have had anywhere. You have to stop here!

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Roseville, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Used their shuttle to ride the Flume Trail! Beautiful ride!! After the ride, I enjoyed a beer on the porch of their cafe. 3 beers on tap and she offered me a sample of all of them! I paid in cash, so I didn't have the tip experience. Everybody was super friendly and though I was there by myself, I... More

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Incline Village, Nevada, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great place to stop after hiking or biking Tunnel Creek or the Flume Trail along the east shore of Lake Tahoe. Don't expect a fancy restaurant, it's just a good place to relax and grab a bite to eat. You can have a beer, coffee or other drink or just relax on the porch. This is a local spot and... More

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Incline Village, NV
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a small cafe in Incline Village at the base of Tunnel Creek Rd and the site of the now closed Ponderosa Ranch from Bonanza days. It also houses a mountain bike shuttle service to Tahoe Meadows and Spooner Summit for mountain bikers in the Tahoe Rim Trail and the Flume Trail. It's mostly a sandwich menu along with... More

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Incline Village, Nevada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is great. They have done a great job satisfying a community need for parking for tunnel creek hikes and serving great coffee, tea and yummy food. You often find the owner in the kitchen preparing what ever he feels passionate about that day. It always smells so good you usually end up buying the soup or chilli as... More

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San Diego, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The food was not very flavorful, and when you pay the guy turn their ipad around and say "choose a tip." Like you HAVE to tip them. I'm not happy that I just picked a percentage because I thought it was strange....but they are not even serving you at the table. I wouldn't go back. My burrito was supposed to... More

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