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Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

We will celebrating mom’s big birthday in South Lake Tahoe this July and would like to get some recommendations for an upscale restaurant (white linen table cloths etc.) that will also be suitable for children (ages 6, 9, 11). One that has a band & dancing would be great!

Thanks in advance!

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Manhattan Beach...
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1. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

The Edgewood Restaurant on the golf course comes to mind when you ask about fine dining and white tablecloths. Children will be welcomed there as well, but I don't think there is a live band and dancing. The views of the lake are gorgeous.

http://www.edgewoodtahoe.com/dining

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2. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

I agree with CAnative about the Edgewood. It is a great location too. Harrah's (Friday Station) and Harvey's (19) both have white linen dining areas located at the top of their buildings for great views of Lake Tahoe. Be sure you dine before sunset to enjoy the view. Children are welcome at both places.

Also, another favorite that would work would be the Lone Eagle at the Hyatt Incline Village. This is about a 45 minute drive from South Lake Tahoe area, but the drive is beautiful and the views of the lake are great as the Lone Eagle is located right on the lake.

I don't think there are any upscale dining places at Lake Tahoe that also feature a band and dancing. However, the Lone Eagle has a strolling guitar player on the weekends.

Phoenix, Arizona
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reviews: 40
3. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

Thanks everyone!

Lake Tahoe, NV
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4. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

I take my wife to Edgewood EVERY YEAR for our Anniversary. Superb.

I have three kids as well.. and have taken them to both Edgewood and Fridays Station.

You CAN NOT go wrong with either one in my expert opinion.

Neither has live music or dancing.. and there really isn't a big selection as far as that goes.

Reach out to me closer to the time your coming to Tahoe and I can help fill you in on what live music will be happening while your here. I am the Concierge Manager for the two largest casino/hotels here in Tahoe :)

Manhattan Beach...
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5. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

We go to the Lone Eagle Grill every July when staying at the Hyatt, and there is live music provided by Luke Stevenson, He's been there for 15 years, but it's not dance band music. Some people do dance a little near his set up in the lounge. We put in our CD of his as soon as we hit the Reno airport and drive the Mt. Rose Hwy to Incline.

http://www.tahoeluke.com/

Luke at Lone Eagle Grill

http://loneeaglegrille.com/press_room/view/4/

We are not speed demons, but it doesn't take more than a half hour from SLT.

Phoenix, Arizona
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6. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

Will do - Thanks!

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7. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

Charthouse is another good option in addition to all those listed above, but no live music. Maybe go for cocktails and dancing after dinner. Riva, the Beacon, and Fresh Ketch all generally have music.

Evans is another very upscale, but small restaurant. I wouldn't recommend kids here though. We use Lake Tahoe Sitters child care when we go out for special occasions.

Santa Cruz, CA
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8. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

Edgewood or Charthouse

Phoenix, Arizona
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reviews: 40
9. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

Hi,

I am happy to report we had a great dinner at the Chart House! The food was great, prices not too bad and the service was excellent!

Thanks guys!

Manhattan Beach...
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10. Re: Upscale restaurant recommendation for milestone birthday.

Glad to hear the Birthday dinner turned out fine. Hope you had a pretty sunset that evening, too.

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