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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 January 3, 2016 via mobile

This is familiar place with an excellent costumer service.. The place is very clean.. The food has a really good tasting!!!

Thank brunabiagini
Reviewed January 2, 2016

We ate breakfast here and there food was scrumptious! I had homemade quiche and they gave me so much that I didn't eat lunch. All four in our party were very impressed with the food. Service was terrific too. This seems to be a really...More

Thank cmck
Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Great place for breakfast! During Christmas season the wait for a table is usually about 30 mins but it is worth the wait!

Thank Pablo O
Reviewed December 31, 2015

This restaurant is in the Heavenly Village ski area. It is always very busy during ski season. We had to wait about 30 minutes at lunch. Parking is hard to find also, but the food is worth waiting for. A large variety of breakfast and...More

Thank Das42
Reviewed December 31, 2015

We had several breakfasts there (mainly because Driftwood was the only one open in the early morning), both sit in and take out. Very courteous service, food is better than average breakfast, and price is reasonable. Very clean environment with light colored wood decor, and...More

Thank Guangqing C
Reviewed December 30, 2015

When I stay in Tahoe, always I take my breakfast here. I order eggs Benedict which is delicious, the service is top notch, the ambient is cozy. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Sampiva
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

A good place to grab a filling breakfast. The lines were long, but we wandered around until I our time to sit was closer. (Grocery store is across the parking lot. Area had numerous smaller shops.) The seating area wasn't huge, but worked. We came...More

Thank K08-Family
Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Food and service was great! But of course it was packed! Don't sit close to the doors when its cold, this place is busy!

Thank Valarie T
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Visiting South Lake Tahoe over the holidays and found a wonderful place to eat breakfast. Stopped by a day earlier and the wait was too longer so went earlier the next day. Coffee available while waiting and the food was fantastic. It was probably the...More

Thank wkghound
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Plenty of options: soups, sandwiches, coffee and the likes. Reasonably priced. Large portions. Convenient if you are headed to or from the Gondola.

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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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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