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“Had Breakfast at 11:15am” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fire Sign Cafe

Fire Sign Cafe
1785 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
530-583-0871
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Ranked #1 of 53 restaurants in Tahoe City
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Had Breakfast at 11:15am”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Great little place just south of Tahoe City. The food was wonderful. My wife had the short stack of blueberry pancakes (3 super sized pancakes that completely covered the plate...she was able to eat just one). I had the french toast on Texas bread with a side order of bacon. Yummy! The service was wonderful and fun. You can eat inside or out. We ate outside on the deck and loved it! The other dishes, Eggs Benedict and the omelets looked delicious.

You can't go wrong here! Enjoy

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Best breakfast spot!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We have been coming to the Firesign Cafe since it opened in 1978. The food is always great, the portions large and the service friendly. Egg/omelet dishes (artichoke and dill omelet is one of our favorites) are wonderful as are the veggie potatoes and homemade coffee cakes and muffins. You absolutely can't go wrong eating here.

Visited May 2013
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Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
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“Still the best!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

This was my family's favorite breakfast place when growing up in Tahoe 18 years later still our favorite and the best!

  • Visited May 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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reno, nv
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Just what I wanted”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

On of the nicest things about Fire Sign is that you can get half of a Benedict. Just enough to curb that yummy hollandaise sauce craving and yet diminish the guilt of the indulgence. Been going there for years and if you time it right you won't have to wait too long. Trust me, it's hard to not order my favorite Joe's Special but I have to step out of the box sometimes and those Benedicts are so good!

  • Visited May 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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Portland, Oregon
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“good food, lovely area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

besides generous portions and fresh, tasty food, the servers are tops. they remembered the little details that make all the difference. And yes there were two servers involved.

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