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“Good Breakfast” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Red Hut Cafe

The Red Hut Cafe
3660 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 544-1595
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Cuisines: American, Diner
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Salisbury, North Carolina
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
“Good Breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The waffle sandwich (waffle with an egg on top and bacon) was tasty as was the eggs & hash browns. Service was exceptionally fast.

Visited September 2013
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Very Simple Diner”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

While visiting South Lake Tahoe, a friend traveling with us wanted to eat here again for nostalgic reasons. This was my first visit. It is a small and very casual, informal diner atmosphere. We ate breakfast on a Friday morning. Their seasonal special of pumpkin spice waffle with pecans was very tasty! All staff we encountered were friendly and prompt.

Visited October 2013
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Fort Worth, Texas
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“Delicious Breakfast & Friendly Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We weren't use to the time change when we arrived here so we always got up early. There aren't a lot of places open early for a great breakfast, but we found this one. We're soooo glad we did! We ate here several times for breakfast that we were here. Several of the hostess remembered us & were so friendly. The food is wonderful! The waffles are some of the best, a little crispy on the out side & soft on the inside, golden brown, the eggs (cooked any way you want them) are great, bacon, sausage & even hash browns are all yummy! You can't go wrong eating here for breakfast, they are also very fast. You can also get a to go cup of coffee if you'd like, just ask for it.

The bathrooms are very clean as is the place itself. And they also have a cute little Soda Shop on the side, but we didn't try this.

  • Visited September 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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“Best breakfast in the area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We discovered The Red Hut over 20 years ago and are still going there multiple times per visit. If you like tasty hash browns with super omelets as big as your head, this is the place for you. However, everything they serve is just grand. We have been here 4 days and have had breakfast there twice. It's that good folks. The location at Ski Run and hwy 50 also has a nifty ice cream shop attached. If you visit Tahoe, you must eat at the Red Hut.

  • Visited October 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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“Great omelettes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I go to Red Hut Cafe with my son several times a year when I'm hungry for breakfast. The omelettes are big and so is the portion of hash browns, twice as much as other restaurants. My usual order is a Monterey Jack, avocado and ortega chili omelette with raisin bread toast. The food at both the Red Hut on Ski Run and the small one farther down on highway 50 is the same, but parking is much easier at Ski Run and there is more comfortable seating there. I haven't been to the red Huts in Stateline, Carson City, or Reno yet, but I imagine the food is the same.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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