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“Happy!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gunbarrel Tavern & Eatery

Gunbarrel Tavern & Eatery
1001 Heavenly Village Way, #33 & 34, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+(1)530-542-1460
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Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta, Bistro, Sandwiches
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Boulder City, Nevada, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Happy!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We decided to sit at the bar. Max the bartender was very nice. He knew his beers & about other brewers. We had the shishito peppers that was good. We also ordered Kobe beef sliders, tortilla soup (super flavorful & yummy) & shrimp & grits. Great meal, great service this place was a hot after a 6 hour motorcycle ride. Walking distance from the Hilton Express!

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Burbank, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Something different in the Tahoe Village”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This restaurant is located where the Wolfgang Puck's Express was before. They remodeled and have added seating outside and a full bar. We had appetizers and drinks so can only comment on that although dinner looked fine but limited. (they had shrimp & grits, pork ribs, artichoke raviolis and beer can chicken.) Their best bet is probably the appetizers which can be shared and are filling enough for a full dinner. We had the Kobe Beef Sliders, jalapeno & bacon mac n' cheese and the "Tower 16" tuna. The soups and salads and bison burger looked excellent. Glad to see this restaurant in the Tahoe village - directly across from Fire and Ice at the Marriott. I should note that we also had appetizers at Fire and Ice that tasted like they had just come out of the microwave before we had these delicious appetizers at the Gunbarrel.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Munroe Falls, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“New in Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We met up with friends and 8 of us dined here. Walking distance to the Marriotts. This is a new establishment. Eclectic menu. They tried to accommodate our request to "turn down the music." It was a little on the noisy side for conversation. Food was good.

Visited September 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Pet Friendly! Great Nachos!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great location at the base of Heavenly ski resort. We were traveling with our 2 labs and the staff was incredibly accommodating - we were seated at an outdoor side table . . . with water bowls for the pups! First night, we stopped for drinks and nachos . . . so good that we returned the following night for more nachos and a burger. Great nachos and burgers!

  • 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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San Francisco Bay Area
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13 restaurant reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Barrel on Into this Terrific Spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Just had a chance to visit the Gunbarrel Tavern and Eatery - which was an excellent treat in South Lake Tahoe. We popped in to grab a drink and a light lunch/snack prior to a movie (BTW: Blue Jasmine - excellent film). We have been to the previous two incarnations of this spot (which didn't impress) - but now it looks like a real winner is aboard.

We grabbed seats at the bar and we were promptly greeted by barkeep Cory - who did an excellent job at walking us through the bar and extensive lunch menu. A good selection of signature cocktails, beers on tap and solid wine list is available. We opted for roasted shisito peppers and the quinoa and arugula salad (thanks again Cory - you're a rock star) - which arrived promptly. The salad was divine (and HUGE) - lightly dressed with ample chunks of chicken and the expertly roasted peppers were nicely paired with grapes (who wouda' guessed).

So - great choice in the hub of Heavenly village with friendly and efficient staff and tempting menu. Would give it an "excellent" but want a chance to return for the "beer can chicken" (looked fantastic) and wider sampling of the menu. Looking forward to this being our "go to" stop after a day on Gunbarrel this winter.

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