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Black Bear Inn

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1202 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Moorestown, NJ
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of 9, and were told they couldn't accommodate us, they would need to split us into two or three booths. As we walked to the booths there was a long table in the middle, and we asked to be seated at the table. The waitress said she couldn't put nine chairs around the table, there were... More 

Thank ALTranchik
Redondo Beach, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

great, fast and friendly service and food. The view was superb, located next door to our hotel! We had breakfast with fresh fruit and muffins, great coffee and views of the lake.

Thank 8sherry8
San Francisco, California
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We stayed here over New Years and really enjoyed it. Jerry and Kevin are great hosts. Rooms are clean and generally quiet (except for some daytime road noise in the front rooms).We'll be coming back!

Thank dwendell
Carencro, Louisiana
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Wonderful view of Emerald Beach...dine outside directly across from the water if you choose. They are dog-friendly for outdoor dining. The wait staff was very friendly and efficient. The omelettes were huge and delicious!

Thank Vicki V
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed at the Black Bear inn for a weekend. The place is located at a nice convenient location. The ski season not being so good this year it was deserted. The Inn keeper was mostly alone while we stayed and not very chatty. The inn itself is a little weird, it can be placed somewhere between modern and traditional.... More 

Thank Waerytraveller
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

good view of sunset at Lake Tahoe and the food was good, and the service was great even though we were outside

1 Thank Mike S
Morgan Hill, California
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Food portions are good wish they would team with Inn by the Lake and offer discounts to people who are staying at the Inn at the Lake since is next door they are a little pricee for quality of food.

Thank Adelita K
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Great family restaurant with good food and excellent view of the lake. I dont need fifty more characters for this review!

Thank RichardRedlands_CA
del mar, ca
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

On our 8/15/12 visit it appears that the dining room at Black Bear is closed, while the B&B is still operating.

Thank sandiegoguy
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

We had a lovely and memorable dinner at the Black Bear Inn to celebrate our anniversary. Our host and server was so lovely and kind. It's a very small and intimate venue with only about eight tables. The service was a bit slow, but that's because the wait staff consists of only two people, the chef and his girlfriend! The... More 

1 Thank JS5111

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: (877)232-7466

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