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Big Water Grille

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341 Ski Way, Incline Village, NV 89451-9271 (Country Club)
775-833-0606
Today
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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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:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Incline Village, Nevada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A fine dining restaurant in a forest setting that provides a filtered view (as realtors here like to say) of Lake Tahoe. That said, it fell far short of what one would expect from this kind of establishment when we dined there recently. We were seated and our party of six placed our orders which included two Caesar salads. The... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is one of the better places to eat in Incline. If you go and can sit at the bar I suggest it Jeremy is a riot. Best Burger around too!

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Walnut Creek, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Incline is fortunate to have a handful of very good restaurants. This is one of them that you should try. They have Lake and open space views, the food is good, the service is superb and the ambience was soothing. They have a great bar and more terrific views. The owner/host was delightful and made you feel welcomed. They have... More 

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Auburn, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The view, the service, the food are all top notch. Even the the bar is a pleasure for a light meal. It is one of my favorite restaurants anywhere.

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Indian Wells, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Visited after a year's absence. Sat in the cozy bar area by warm fireplace at a pub table with friends. I ordered the pork belly with risotto appetizer, so tender and good I recommended it to other diners who inquired how it was.; my friend ordered what he described as the best fried chicken he has ever had!;, and another... More 

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Additional Information about Big Water Grille

Address: 341 Ski Way, Incline Village, NV 89451-9271
Phone Number: 775-833-0606
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Lake Tahoe (Nevada)  >  Incline Village
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
Average Prices: USD $30 to $30
Cuisine: Seafood

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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 to $30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?