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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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  • 42
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  • 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:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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incline village nv
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

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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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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7 restaurant reviews
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 46 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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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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, Doing business, Romantic
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?