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“Great food and warm welcoming atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ernie's Coffee Shop

Ernie's Coffee Shop
1207 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150
(530) 541-2161
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Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great food and warm welcoming atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Ernie's consistantly serves up fresh flavorful food! The Paul's omelet is always great for breakfast or any of the burgers for lunch. The service is fast and friendly. You should have at least one breakfast or lunch there when visiting Sourh Lake Tahoe

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Stockton, California, Usa
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Huge breakfast menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Place was crowded but my wife and I were seated within 10 minutes, and service was prompt.
The breakfast menu had something for everybody from Huevos Rancheros to Belgian Waffle, french toast to egg scrambles with chorizo at really moderate prices.
The food was great and outside seating was really pleasant in a shaded area with warm Tahoe weather.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
“Upscale Diner, Great Breakfast Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Loved this place for breakfast. Good service and food. There is a vegan section on the menus: I had the french toast - 3 slices of sprouted whole wheat bread dipped in banana soymilk butter - really tasty. I'm allergic to eggs and dairy so it was a real treat to have french toast. Highly recommend this place.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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vancouver bc
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40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Breakfast is Best”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Based on a recommendation from a waitress in another restaurant we tried Ernie's. the service was quick and very friendly. There is a large menu with not only breakfast choices but lunch items.
The old standby ham & eggs was tasty and there was plenty on the plate. The coffee was good and the staff was around to make sure you couldn't see the bottom of you're cup. The price of our breakfast was more than reasonable.
On our second visit, the waitress recognized us and gave us the local discount. Most of the tables were locals and the atmosphere was warm and friendly.
You should drop by if you are in the area

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Great breakfast place for visitors and locals!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Ernie's (and-get thisyou Sesame Street fans- Bert's accross the street) are a great place for fresh coffee and homemade breakfast. Cute place in South Lake Tahoe that's easy to find on hwy 50. Coffee is fresh hot and plentiful. A little pricey but not more than the last Ohio I visited...

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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