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“Good but not Great” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fresh Ketch Restaurant

Fresh Ketch Restaurant
2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
530-541-5683
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Good but not Great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Everyone in our party of four had the fish and chips. It was good---we have had worse, we have had better. Nice location on the water. We would eat there again but would make a different selection.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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“Lovely dinner, beautiful location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We ordered the salmon special - it was delicious, My friend said his martini was one of the best he's tasted. The key lime pie creme brulee was yummy, although I'd describe it more as a cheesecake. Beautiful place to watch the boats come in at sunset while listening to a musician playing a relaxing jazz saxophone. We'll definitely return.

Visited July 2013
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Tahoe!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We ate here twice, one night watched osprey fly overhead.
On 89 out of S Tahoe take the road signposted to Marina. At the crossroads, turn right and the road takes you to the marina & the Fresh Ketch. If you turn left, you pass many exquisite homes and wish you'd won the lottery.
Food was superb, the spag bol was devine, and the price was alot cheaper than in Tahoe. Biggest and most succulent garlic bread I've ever had. Thank you, we really enjoyed our 2 meals here. Hope your success continues!

Visited July 2013
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Billings, Montana, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We've been enjoying time at the Fresh Ketch for 25 years. It's one romantic ritual that never loses its power over us! Lunch there is great always (Kobb salad, Vermont Croissant, fish tacos of all breeds, French Onion Soup, pretty much everything). FAB margaritas with a tang - not ultra-sweet and the right amt of tequila; one of the only $7 margs worth the price.

Drinks & dinner outside at sunset, listening to acoustic music (July 26 guest musician sang the best Don McLean we'd all heard). Another perfect evening at the Fresh Ketch. The Hula Pie is still worth the calorie hit. Not rich, just sweet enough with plenty of macadamia nuts. I eat the caramel side, hubby has the chocolate. Gumbo.

Our only ongoing gripe: where are the fried zucchini???? It was our FAVE & no one made them as well as you guys!!!!

  • 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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West Lafayette
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Fish Tacos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Wanted to eat on the dock, but no umbrella tables were available. Sat inside in bar area. No flow through ventilation, got very warm. Tried mahi mahi fish tacos, husband tried salmon fish tacos. Shared and loved them both. Not a menu item found in the Midwest! Loved them!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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