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“Great breakfast” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Driftwood Cafe

Driftwood Cafe
1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 544-6545
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Midwest
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29 restaurant reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This cafe offers a great menu for breakfast. We heartily recommend the eggs benedict with the delicious herb/cheese sauce. We tried the veggie one and the turkey one and both were wonderful, as well as the potato pancakes and/or hashbrowns. Coffee was very good. It is in a convenient location right by hotels/shops/casinos.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California
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73 restaurant reviews
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“Heavenly breakfast near the Heavenly resort...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Another restaurant part of the Gondola outdoor mall - bit confusing, look at the map, this one is easier to find since it is on the main road side. Great breakfast, big booths, endless great coffee, very busy/popular but you don't feel rushed. Very healthy My friend and I both had coffee and omelettes - mine was avocado, spinach and mushrooms - with a side of English muffin and fresh fruit! The bill came to $28 - without tip! Wish I hadn't found the place the morning I was leaving. Worth checking out...would presume there would be a wait if you arrived on the weekend; i don't know if you can make reservations - they seat you when you whole party is present.

Visited September 2013
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Santa Rosa, CA
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“Jewel of a breakfast place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Friendly service, hot food, very well prepared and obviously fresh. Go early, or else there will be a line out the door.

Visited September 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“we were lucky!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

our hotel 968 Park recommended this lovely cafe for breakfast the line was around the block but it was worth the [not very long] wait great coffee

Visited September 2013
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Terre Haute, Indiana
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“Potato pancakes to die for!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Breakfast entree included choice of potatoes and one of the choices is potato pancakes. Cooked perfectly and served with sour cream and applesauce, they were delicious. Plan to return later this week. Service was friendly and prompt. Never had to look for a coffee refill as waitress came past often despite they were busy.

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