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“Great food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Base Camp Pizza Co.

Base Camp Pizza Co.
1001 Heavenly Villiage Way, Suite #25A, South Lake Tahoe, CA
530 544-2273
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Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: Bar, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Established in 2012, this is the third restaurant for the Tahoe Restaurant Group. The two established restaurants are Fireside Pizza at Squaw Valley ski resort and Rubicon Pizza at Northstar ski resort. Headed by Ted Kennedy and Marc Vaccaro, the company is commited to a relaxed, family atmosphere with great food. All locations have games for the kids to play while they are waiting for their food.Base Camp Pizza Co. is the brainchild of long time friends Ray Villaman and Ted Kennedy. Ray is a 20 year restaurant veteran including - California Pizza Kitchen, Boston Market, the California Restaurant Association and even a short time as President of Blimpies.Come by and try some of our signature dishes: Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Smokey BBQ Chicken Pizza, Thai Chicken Curry Pizza, Italian Herb Shrimp Penne, and our signature Spaghetti Bolognese with Meatballs
Bonsall, California
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“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

If pizza and a variety of salads is your thing...you'll love Base Camp. Simple basic wine choices. Bar needs improvement. Call ahead to have your name "added" to the wait list...sort of a reservation, I guess, to avoid long waits. Park at nearby casinos or pay $3.75 an hour to park. Live music on the outdoor patio on the Saturday night we were there..

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Adelaide
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“Yummy pizza!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Very generous sized pizza. I ordered a medium and could have got by with a regular. Still, doggie bag left over pizza for breakfast! Good vibe in this place.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Houston
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“Good pizza”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We had pizza and salad and all was good. Pizza was on the expensive side The restaurant is very conventient to the Heavenly gondola base and is very popular. I can't say that I would consider it the #1 restaurant on Tahoe, but it is a good place to have pizza and beer.

Visited March 2013
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Cincinnati, OH
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“Great pizza, fun evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We had read reviews about long waits, etc. but we were in no hurry so we decided to give Base Camp Pizza a try and are we glad we did! First of all, the wait was only 20 minutes (on a Friday night). While we were waiting, the owner came over and offered to buy us a beer, which we accepted. Then he came around with their Garlic Chips, offering samples to those waiting. We were seated promptly and our server, Carrie, was delightful. We had a coupon for free garlic bread but she got mixed up and took it to the wrong table. However, she volunteered to comp dessert for us, so we were satisfied. We ordered the Pear and Gorgonzola (the menu on line says apple and Gorgonzola, but I'm pretty sure ours had pears on it.) plus the Thai Chicken Pizza and both were excellent. A few days later, we got a carry-out of the Mediterranean Pizza and, if possible, I think it was even better. Service was very good, We had a great time and would recommend it to others

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Still fun place for dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

This place is fun. Get there early enough and you can enjoy the happy hour specials. The pizza is really good too.

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