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Fresh Ketch Restaurant

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2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Houston, Texas
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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121 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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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126 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We chose this place in spite of some dubious Trip Advisor reviews, because we wanted to enjoy the marina ambiance, and are so very glad we did! These folks are well aware that apparently things were not going well for their predecessors, and clearly the new management is taking every possible step to rectify that situation. Virtually all of the... More 

Thank Carrie95014
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We visited this restaurant for a birthday brunch and found that menu was just average and the food was just average as well. The wait staff was nice but the food was just nothing more or less than "average" cooking in your home. We could have saved the money and went somewhere else. If you are looking for a spectacular... More 

1 Thank Michele P
Tracy, Minnesota
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We stopped at this place for dinner and to see the sunset. The clouds came in and no nice sunset but we ordered dinner there and the food was good. I ordered the Steak and Shrimp meal. The steak was good but not a high quality steak. The service was very good. The food I though could have been better.

Thank Kevin H
South Lake Tahoe
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Out of Guinness on St Paddy's day at 6pm. Music wasn't Irish. Always liked the Fresh Ketch but they let me down big time this visit

Thank Robert L
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with 4 friends and we all enjoyed our entrees of prime rib, swordfish, halibut, and a pasta dish. Nice ambiance with a fireplace and live music..although the music was a little loud for the cozy dining area. Great desserts..recommend the Hula Pie! A little pricey, but still worth a visit.

Thank Sean H
Guadalajara, Mexico
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Good food, fish well cooked, nice deserts.Open for lunch, very pretty view. A good place to go for a romantic diner or with the family. A bit expensive.

1 Thank ml4919

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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, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, 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
  • 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?