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Big Water Grille

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341 Ski Way, Incline Village, NV 89451-9271 (Country Club)
775-833-0606
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pricey, but good

Over priced but good (Tahoe is costly everywhere)..and does have great views. Quality consistent and wait staff friendly and professional. The sun thru the windows can be fairly intense so you may not really desire a table on the window....but then again, the view may be worth it. I wish they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Bj P
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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Northville, Michigan
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278 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It has been a while since I have rated a restaurant five stars, but this one earned it from start to finish. We had a great meal here on a Friday night. The menu looked great and we selected a few different items. The mushroom tart appetizer was very nice. The haddock special was superb, as were the scallops and... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a great restaurant with great lake views. We like both the dining room and the bar menu. Happy hours specials are always good too.

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incline village nv
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Big water grill is great for intimate dinner for 2 or a group of family or friends. The food is diverse with nightly specials and very very good. They have excellent servIce and beautiful lake view. They have lively bar and great appetizers All the tables have great views. Amust if visiting Tahoe

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Chicago
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Disappointing ....great view and interesting wine list but undercooked/under seasoned food and indifferent wait service

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Had dinner last night with wife and son in from San Fran to join us for the weekend. We reserved a table the night before with a view. The restaurant is up the mountain from Incline Village and the views are wonderful over the lake! We were taken in to our table which had the perfect orientation to look through... More 

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Over priced but good (Tahoe is costly everywhere)..and does have great views. Quality consistent and wait staff friendly and professional. The sun thru the windows can be fairly intense so you may not really desire a table on the window....but then again, the view may be worth it. I wish they did a Sunday afternoon brunch buffet.. Enjoy!

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We went to Big Water Grille to have a light dinner in the very comfortable and warm bar area. We have had good luck here before, with great service and good food. We normally stick to the basics - for example they have a to-die-for burger - made from home ground rib eye. We have seen the dishes try to... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The restaurant is on Ski Way above Incline with view of mountains and lake. The bar is a good way to start with a bartender who knows what he's doing. The menu is well thought out so we started with mussels and pork belly which were outstanding. Then lamb rack and fried chicken to end with chocolate torte. This is... More 

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Incline Village, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We consider this our "local." Go there every chance we get. Love sitting in the bar area for a casual meal or in the dining room for a more upscale dinner.

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Sacramento, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been coming here for many years; the food and service is always great. This time I felt the staff brought out the courses a little too soon before we had finished the previous, but it's still a 4. Food and wine prices are on par with the area and the bartender makes a great dirty martini.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 341 Ski Way, Incline Village, NV 89451-9271
    (Country Club)
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Lake Tahoe (Nevada)  >  Incline Village
  • Phone Number: 775-833-0606

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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