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“Delightful!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fire Sign Cafe

Fire Sign Cafe
1785 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-0871
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Ranked #1 of 56 Restaurants in Tahoe City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Diner
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Description: Since 1978, Fire Sign Cafe has been a family owned and operated Breakfast and Lunch restaurant. We pride ourselves on our extensive menu, full of homemade food. Our restaurant has been a local favorite since it opened. It has been featured in several publications such as Sunset Magazine, as well as shown on Rachael Ray's, "Tasty Travels". Our great service and even better food are what keep people coming back!
Elk Grove, California
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188 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
“Delightful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We missed the lunch crowd with a late lunch and were lucky to get a table on the patio. The flower pots, fresh mountain air and good service provided a delightful background for our lunch. We ordered sandwiches and salads and everything was wonderful. Fire sign brews their own sun tea on the patio, and we got endless refills. Wondeful lunch!

  • 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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Dayton, MD
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82 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Fantastic Breakfast in the Woods!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Oh, what a meal. Party of six- eggs, pancakes, breakfast burrito, and fruit. Fresh squeezed orange juice was exceptional. Great food and great service. I'll be back.

  • 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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Plumas Lake, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Amazing breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We stopped for breakfast before going hiking. The veggie potatoes with salsa were amazing. Great variety on the menu, for both breakfast and lunch. Great value. Will definitely return.

Visited August 2013
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Fair Oaks, California
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good food, extremely populat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

They plan for the crowds by having a separate place to get coffee and enjoy the view. We waited 30 minutes for a table on a Sunday morning. Friendly wait staff, some innovative foods.

Visited July 2013
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Mountain View, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Another great meal at Fire Sign”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We know crowds are large around lunch time, so we planned for a 2pm arrival. Got seated immediately.
My wife and I had lunch; my teen son opted for the berry crepes special. I enjoyed my turkey, green chili, cheese and cranberry sauce sandwich. My wife enjoyed her spinich salad. Staff is very attentive. We sat on outdoor deck. No lake view, but quiet and peaceful setting under the trees. Well worth the visit.

  • 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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