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Red Hut Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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2723 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7724
+1 530-541-9024
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Burlington, Vermont
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231 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't confuse the Original Red Hut with their newer restaurants. You'll want to enjoy the food and the ambiance at the Original Red Hut. With 3 orders, we had enough left over for almost another meal (which we ate at the trailhead). Don't miss this oldie but goodie!

Thank GlobalVillage
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We loved breakfast so much, we came back the next day for lunch! Breakfast was fantastic. We each ordered something different: blueberry French toast was simply the best!!! The rosti was delicious and a country breakfast was yummy. For lunch we had chicken fried steak, Thai chicken and rice soup and honey chicken. All were great as well.

Thank Pipersbs
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We walked to Red Hut Cafe from our timeshare & it's about the fifth time we've visited. I enjoy the daily specials "the usual" is my favorite & my brother-in-law cracked up thinking I ate here regularly; I would if I lived in the area. Service is prompt & friendly & they can all describe the menu items very well.... More 

Thank 270travelers
Columbus, Ohio
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Wife and i stopped in for breakfast after looking on TA for a top spot. It fit the bill well. Small inside but we came on a friday a.m. and sat right down. Good service, better food. My french toast was probably the best I've ever had. The wife got a nice looking waffle with strawberries and whip. No complaints,... More 

Thank Derek T
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Red Hut is a family owned restaurant that is casual, but good food. We had breakfast there this time and sat looking out over Lake Tahoe. We have eaten there many times for Breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as treats in the Soda Fountain.

Thank oldtimer38
Monterey, California
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Although there was a crowd waiting for tables, it was worth the wait for a delicious and well-prepared breakfast at the Red Hut in So. Lake Tahoe. Cute, cozy, comfortable and yummy are the word to describe this breakfast spot. Although I believe they are open for lunch and dinner as well, I can only recommend the breakfast, and I... More 

Thank foodie831
Riverside, California
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Been coming back for breakfast for over 25 years. There are 4 or 5 locations now but this one has always been my favorite. Get here before 8am to avoid the lines. After that, the wait can be up to an hour, done prepared.

Thank Dave_the_Oracle_DBA
Berkeley, United States
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

My husband, two boys, and I stopped here on our way to a ropes course. It was busy and we didn't have time to wait, but we could sit at the counter immediately. My husband got "The Usual" (biscuits and gravy, eggs, and home fries), I got a cheese omelet with tons of mushrooms, onions, and avocado with home fries... More 

Thank Leila Z
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107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Stopped here for breakfast, mid-morning, was a slight wait although it went fast, we actually missed them calling us when they told us a much longer time than it actually took. Our breakfasts were very good with decent portion sizes.

Thank huggrunner
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Really like the authenticity of this breakfast place! The red Rösti is absolutely delicious. The stacked pancakes are excellent, as well as the waffles. English muffins are so good. The service was great, very nice staff which is quite appreciated. Highly recommend this place!

Thank Emilie A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2723 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-9024

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?