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Fresh Ketch Restaurant

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2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-3354
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Monterey, California
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend has a vacation home in South Lake Tahoe, which is just a 15 stroll from the Fresh Katch Restaurant. It's located right next to the marina, perfect for a warm day like today! Awesome food! And great service! Everything is very fresh and yummy. Today I had the clams in a white wine sauce and bread, and Paul... More 

Thank Paula Z
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful restaurent for all occasions. Outdoor eating in the summer, a fun downstairs bar for gathering and an upstairs for quieter family dinning.There are also larger rooms for special occasions. All meals are tasty, generous and prepared to satisfaction.

Thank A6637HKelenan
Haifa, Israel
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For many years, we have been eating here on our annual visit to Tahoe. The food has always been from excellent to very good over the past decade, and the service a bit iffy. Last week, we had the meal from hell. We made a reservation for 7. The appetizers took over an hour to get with the food coming... More 

Thank DKF4949
Vallejo, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second year visiting this restaurant. The staff are very accommodating, very friendly. The service is great and the food is delicious. We enjoyed the bowl of lobster bisque and a burger. We will definitely be returning

Thank Al W
Manhattan Beach, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner/lunch 3 times last week {July 2016} with 5 friends. The view is great, the place is nice, the servers are good, as is the food.........But the wait is excessively long, as in 45-50+ minutes. Each time we had dinner even the drink orders took 20-30 minutes and the place was NOT busy. The servers {Heather & others} were... More 

Thank itsfunathebeach
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Horrible, horrible, horrible experience. They are apparently under new management and what a difference from the last 5 years. Rude waiter (except for Katrina, who was awesome), unconcerned and unapologetic manager, terrible food (what fish restaurant overcooks halibut? Caper sauce without any capers?!), they ran out of calamari at 6:20pm, and didn't tell us until they were bringing us our... More 

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Houston, Texas
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Fried pickles- awesome Calamari- lightly fried on a bed of lettuce. Wedge salad,walnuts,bacon, chives and tomatoes. Apple wedges. Ceaser salad with chicken was large. Ruben was very good. See pic. Turkey club sandwich was large. See pic.

1 Thank BWB77024
South Lake Tahoe, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We brought 9 family members here for dinner. Very rude manager/receptionist (grey haired woman) seated us at a long table in the sun on patio. She said we couldn't sit at umbrella tables (many which were empty), area was Closed... too far for waiters to walk. Waited 30 minutes for our drinks, no menus or food orders taken after one... More 

Thank glookingbill
bay area
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123 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Located in Tahoe Keys by the boat docks. Large parking lot, not a huge selection of items during lunch, reasonably priced, good size portions. Slow so relax and enjoy the view. Food is average.

Thank echoy
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129 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We ordered the Rib Eye Steak Sandwich and the Grilled Portabella Sandwich. I was not asked how I wanted my steak cooked (it came out well done). The fries were hot and the sandwich was OK. The portabella sandwich was tasty but it had too much vinegar on it (I don't know if was Balsamic or regular vinegar). The service... More 

Thank Daniel V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-3354
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: 530-541-5683

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