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Bear Beach Cafe

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3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7910
+1 530-541-2321
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7910
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Right next to our hotel, this place offered some great breakfast choices, good coffee, and friendly service.

Thank nikskat
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bear Beach Cafe was a casual restaurant and I thought it resembled a Dennys or another type of chain. The location is great, right across from Lake Tahoe so the view was good. There was outdoor seating but we ate indoors. They had super...More

Thank Claudia10229
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food , great service , very happy barman , the food was fresh and good value , great views of the lake and mountains

Thank Mike I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun building decorations with a wonderful view and the food and service is even better. The prices are fair. The portions are large the service was great and the food from order to table was less than 5 minutes.

Thank Stebdawgf3
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We had breakfast at Bear Beach Cafe. There meals are very large, we always take some food home! They are delicious!

Thank 340JMM
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Cute place, with teddy bears all over and wooden bears on the outside of the building. Great view of the lake. Delicious breakfast. Huge portions. Great homemade muffins. Nice, friendly employees.

Thank Marie C
Reviewed April 14, 2017

This place is right on the lake, and has a casual, 'beary' jovial vibe. (lots of cute plush bears decorate the place.) The cafe is dog-friendly (they are on the Bring Fido app, but we do have an ESA service dog), and so right off...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

It doesn't look like much from the outside but that was the reason I chose this spot for lunch. The menu is Americana, breakfast lunch and dinner. I had the patty melt. The beef was cooked perfectly and was juicy. The sautéed onions were perfectly...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Excellent twist on the eggs benedict roasted tomatoe hollandaise. Service was great. Owner stopped by table Breakfast menu lots of choices. Will definitely go back next time I'm in town.

Thank kash602017
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Another great meal!! We come to Beach Bear every time we come to South Tahoe, this is The Best place for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. The atmosphere, service, food and staff are the definition of great and friendly. The Berry Berry Waffle is AMAZING I...More

Thank LA S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-2321
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