Lakeside Casino

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Lakeside Casino
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Twenty-four hour casino with separate lodging facilities is located on scenic South Lake Tahoe.
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Gary P
Anaheim, CA24 contributions
Couples
Stayed at the Lakeside when up in Tahoe this past weekend to see Elton John on his farewell???? tour. Great show; he played for 2+ hours and never left the stage for more than a few minutes. Held his chops for most of the show; better than any act from my generation I have seen perform the past few years.

Despite almost a complete changeover in the evening shift table games dealer staff, the Lakeside retains its title of the friendliest, most helpful and the most fun Casino to play in Lake Tahoe. Some of the standouts; Andy, Lenny and Diana; new pit boss Linda was great.

No real changes in the day staff; casino host/pit boss Art Howard always provides a great experience and looks out for his players. One example from the weekend; had an obviously inebriated player killing it on a blackjack table however when he ordered several drinks and then tipped the waitress $25 dollars; the wait staff felt uncomfortable serving him anymore. Art stepped in and colored the man out and made sure they got him into a cab so he could get home safely with his money intact. Chris, Mike and Wayne still make daytime gambling some of the best around.

In my last review I was pretty harsh with my review of the Timbers restaurant but the good news is it seemed better this trip. Breakfast is their staple; affordable and filling. Better than any Denny's or IHOP around. You would figure this based on the long lines and wait periods to get seated. Well worth the wait though; especially on Sundays. Dinner was better as well. We ate there two nights, the service was much better than last trip. Not sure if it was just do to the summer build up of wait staff but with the large crowds present for this weekend, they handled it well. I am still not convinced the current menu is their best; first night had a very greasy burger- could hardly finish it. Second dinner we had the lobster/steak and lobster/shrimp specials and these were very good. I need to point out two extremely excellent bus boys of their outstanding customer service; Jose on the dinner shift and Charlie on the breakfast shift. These two, hopefully they aren't just summer help, we always checking on their tables, making sure water, coffee etc were always filled; dishes were removed quickly but not too quickly and they did it while looking you in the eyes and with the biggest smiles and most confident of voices. Whoever hired these two young men did an excellent job and should be commended.

Well that's all for this review. Will surely write more again on about our next trip to Lake Tahoe for some R&R
Written August 10, 2015
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DiamondOwner1
Hughson, CA15 contributions
Couples
Lobster and Steak special is hard to beat. Good views can be had over looking the lake if you get the right table. Sit away from the entrance unless you want to smell cigarette smoke.
Written May 28, 2014
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IHateCoach
San Francisco, CA23 contributions
We found this place to be a lot of fun when you want something other than the giant casinos at Harvey's, Harrah's, etc. $5 Blackjack tables, too, during our visit!
Written February 29, 2020
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juglide
Reno42 contributions
It's been a few years since I stayed there but when I did I was not at all impressed.
Seemed like I was staying at a Motel 6 versus a casino
Written December 23, 2019
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Thank you for your review. We have great news! We have made several upgrades in the last couple of years to include all new carpeting, a brand new, crowd-favorite menu and more! We hope you get the chance to come back and see the improvements that have been made!
Written December 27, 2019
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Frank M
Temecula, CA26 contributions
Couples
One nicest casino in Southern California set in a mountainous setting in San Diego county. It sort of reminds me of the awanee hotel in Yosemite. Not only is the setting beautiful, but the personnel are just as pleasant. They are courteous and polite and very helpful. The slots are generous and the food is very good. I recommend it for those who want a fun time and a great experience
Written May 4, 2019
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DelrayMike7
Chicago, Illinois, Usa43 contributions
Friends
Only Gambled here and didn't stay at the hotel. The Poker Room is small but well run. They have very good small stakes tournaments with mostly locals. Dealers were friendly. Sports Book is in the lower level. The could use an update on most of the TV's but comfortable room and staff was helpful. On a Thursday night they had one lively Craps Table going. Dealers were excellent - super friendly and trying to create a fun atmosphere. Overall - I would definitely come back to Lakeside.
Written October 7, 2018
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We are so happy you enjoyed our casino and staff. We strive everyday to make Lakeside and our gaming fun. Many casinos claim to have the "loosest slots". We have won awards for "The Best Casino" in Tahoe and "Loosest Slots" in Tahoe. We are proud of these awards. Please come back and see us again soon.
Written October 22, 2018
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SplashingB
Hat Creek, CA20 contributions
Solo
Walked here for the cheap prime rib. Wait staff were very friendly and humorous, even though we had to send our well-done prime ribs back as we'd ordered them med. rare! Very small cuts, and mediocre sides, but only $20.
Written February 22, 2018
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We'll look for ways to improve so we'll be perfect on your next visit! Thank you for the review.
Written March 2, 2018
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macfamilysanantonio
san antonio152 contributions
Couples
It is a very basic casino, not pretentious, and not fancy. But, people were friendly, and it wasn't blaring with rock music. Of note was the little coffee bar where the woman gave me three shots of Jameson's Irish whiskey in my Irish Coffee!
Written January 31, 2016
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Jeff S
South Lake Tahoe, CA118 contributions
If your not in the mood for up scale and also want to go where the Tahoe locals hang out and dine, Lakeside is the place. Off the beaten path as it is a mile from the main casinos, it has good food, low key atmosphere and you won't feel like your in a mob of people.
Written September 29, 2015
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RHeffelfinger
Lake Tahoe, NV197 contributions
Couples
I don't gamble very much, but when I do it is at The Lakeside! All staff ranging from the slot hosts, pit bosses, and the casino cage seem to always be smiling and are very attentive to their gusts needs. Be sure to sign up for the their players card to earn points to spend on property as well as with their local partners.

If you go in on your birthday and have a players card you get a ton of freebies and discounts!
Written August 19, 2015
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Lakeside Casino is open:
  • Sun - Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM