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Driftwood Cafe

1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
+1 530-544-6545
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Got a tip to check this place out for breakfast. It was so good, I wish we had another day to come back to eat again! It's not a very big place and it opens at 7:00. We got the eggs Benedict which has a...More

Thank hey0u812
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were staying near rage Harrah’s Casino for the celebrity golf tournament and were looking for a good place for breakfast when Driftwoods was recommended to our group of six. The place in in a series of small shops on the side of the Main...More

Thank connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wandered in on accident and this place didn’t disappoint! It’s quaint and the staff is very kind. This is such a wonderful breakfast place ... please stop in and tip well!

Thank Dr_ADuarte
Reviewed 1 week ago

local kids, relaxed setting, super staff and good food! Interesting signage about the place and it is close to many of the local best places to hang out.

Thank inthetrees2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good bbq. Enjoyed the salad with pulled pork. Great margaritas. Friendly service. Nice indoor and outdoor seating. Live music sometimes.

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our Tahoe trip from Scotland we dropped in for a spot of lunch. Wow... You need to try the chicken chilli in a sourdough loaf. This was so flavoursome. Great feel about the cafe with excellent attentive staff.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, service was good and price was reasonable. Only complaint was that our party of 8 was too large for one booth so they had to split us up. The booths are very tall so it really wasnt like we ate together at...More

1  Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So if you are anything like us, when we vacation we don't want the same old stuff. We like to try new places and see what is in store for the taste buds. We researched any places and all the reviews pointed back to Driftwood....More

Thank SexyChula
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is nothing more welcoming in the morning than a carafe of coffee to which you can help yourself before you even order. The staff keep circling back with refills. Very pleasant staff. Reasonably priced

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a long wait for lunch here when visiting on a Saturday but that's normal when dining somewhere on the weekend. They have a good brunch and lunch menu with burgers, sandwiches, standard breakfast options as well as beers which was a nice treat....More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
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Questions & Answers
Carol G
April 11, 2017|
Response from Michelle H | Property representative |
We are open 7 am to 3 pm and serve breakfast and lunch all day. Soup starts at 11 am.
July 18, 2015|
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Response from CiaoBella59 | Reviewed this property |
I dined inside the cafe a couple of times and did, indeed, see people seated outside who were served as well if it wasn't too busy inside. On days it was busy, patrons came inside to order and brought their food outside if... More
Robert B
June 30, 2015|
Response from Michelle H | Property representative |
Sorry for late reply. I have never seen these questions before today when I got an email from Trip Advisor. We use Alpen Sierra coffee, vienna roast. They do have an online store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-6545
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