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Scusa Italian Ristorante

2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
+1 530-542-0100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic bread” (42 reviews)
“lobster ravioli” (15 reviews)
“petrale sole” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place to have a Romantic dinner. Delicious veal Parmesan with fantastic garlic bread there is also a terrific wine list to go with your meal.

Thank har0ld1965
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am from Chicago so I know great Italian food...the roasted garlic appetizer was delicious along with the lobster ravioli. The sauce will blow your mind ...the eggplant parmesan was excellent and my friend had the scallops , said the best shes ever have. Highly...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Scusa's is a very enjoyable Italian restaurant in Tahoe. I highly recommend it for a delicious, well prepared meals. My husband had linguine with clams (in the shell) and had such a large bowlful he almost couldn't finish as there was so much food. I...More

Thank mtn2rvr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can easily see why Scusa is so highly rated. We were here with friends and everyone truly enjoyed their meal. The service was very good and our wait person did a good job with suggestions. It is a bit on the pricey side for...More

Thank MartyG60950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They serve every dishes with enough garlic to hide the taste, asked the manager he said that was typical of italian cuisine. As a European who lived in Italy for 4 years I’ve never ever heard nor experienced this. 2 of our 8 party got...More

Thank paulhdd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am torn between a 1-star rating and a 5-star rating. I did not choose 3 because the food and quality was spectacular and I will probably go back again for the food itself. Cozy Italian restaurant in South Lake Tahoe with live music during...More

Thank Tara H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small parking lot on busy hywy 50. You want to get here by 6pm. Friendly staff. Delicious lobster ravioli, scallops & fish. Yummy garlic bread. Veal Marsala tough. Small portion. I want to try something else on the menu. 😎

Thank madtat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scusa Italian Ristorante at 2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702 is so-so. The food was pedestrian and expensive. Wait staff think it is okay to butt in on conversation and insist that diners reassure her even if their mouths are full of food. She used...More

Thank AptosAmy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was pleasantly surprised by this little gem. Easy Uber ride from any of the hotels. The food was really quite delicious. Service was top notch as well. Give it a whirl.

Thank wgeiler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outrageously great food and atmosphere. Sitting outside right now with 5 couples and we have already made reservations for 3 days from today. Ian our server is great.

Thank GrandPa64
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July 3, 2018|
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Response from Abby C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can order and modify (if needed - such as no butter). They’re a nice restaurant so they’ll take care of you :)
Debbie C
March 9, 2018|
Response from DianaA4488 | Property representative |
We are 3 Miles from Stateline and the Casinos.
February 24, 2018|
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Response from DianaA4488 | Property representative |
We serve beer and Wine only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $31
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
    (Hwy 50/Lake Tahoe Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-0100
  • E-mail
100 of the Best Seats in Town."~ Creative Traditional Italian & Fresh Seafood Daily ~ Upscale, Lively Atmosphere ~ Extensive Menu & Wine List ~For over 20 years, Scusa has remained the perennial favorite of locals and tourists alike. Featuring traditional and creative pasta dishes, from simple Cappellini with fresh Basil and Tomato to Seafood Fettuccine Scusa in a light tomato-red wine sauce. Scusa is rumored to serve the best Linguine & Clams you'll ever have. Let's not forget the variety of Veal and Chicken dishes, and the Scusa Bread is a must! With appetizers from crispy Calamari to the House Specialty Lobster Raviolis in light Basil-Tomato Cream any choice is a good one. If you only have room to split a dessert try the Amaretto Bread Pudding or the delicious Cannolis.Scusa has one of the most romantic outdoor patios in Lake Tahoe, complete with fountain & garden. If you're looking for great food, with warm atmosphere and service, you are sure to enjoy!
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