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Watermans Landing

5166 North Lake Blvd, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
+1 530-546-3590
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 5, 2017
“Near dog friendly beach and beautiful setting.”
Sep 21, 2016
“Lake View Breakfast Cafe”
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5166 North Lake Blvd, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Beautiful building, rental site and small eating patio on a pebbled beach front. Off the road and near a newly renovated wetland area built to help improve the health of the lake water.

Thank ColletteC99
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

An early morning lake view seat awaits you at Watermans cafe for coffee and tasty breakfast sandwiches. Your pups are welcome here too. You can watch the local labs fetch balls out of the lake and see kayakers set afloat here. Friendly staff makes for...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Simple, easy, and nice place to grab a bite and sit outside with the beautiful lake view. Nothing over the top special but good value and nice folks.

Thank AlamoBeerGuy
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Outstanding food. Casual atmosphere. The adjacent beach is beautiful and family friendly...rent a kayak or paddle board right there.

Thank clucygo
Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is a really cool little spot on Carnelian Bay. It's a water sports hub with a side of breakfast! We were just driving through but needed a quick breakfast to go on our way to Emerald Bay. We called ahead here, and they had...More

1  Thank mpugh22
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This has been a favorite spot for years. Food such as parfait or frittatas are excellent. This is our go to coffee place. A cappuccino with a view of Lake Tahoe is a perfect start to the day.

Thank David D
Reviewed March 24, 2016

My favorite place to launch and lunch. Easy access to the water to paddleboard. I can bring my dog. Lovely patio on the water with fantastic view to have lunch with my dog. The quesadilla with brie and bacon jam is the best with a...More

Thank Rusty H
Reviewed November 5, 2015

We arrived here around 2:30 on a Saturday. The person who helped us said he was "supposed to be closed an hour ago" but that he would rent to us but only for an hour. My husband and I live by the ocean and SUP...More

Thank autumnbrowning1
Reviewed August 27, 2015

I called the day we wanted to try paddle boarding and we were fortunate that we were able to go at the last minute. This was the first time for my husband, grown son, and myself to try paddle boarding. The rental came with a...More

Thank Brown5310
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Waterman's landing was a great little spot with a coffee shop that also sells some apparel (for watersports). There were a few flavors of coffee and they have organic sugars, etc. This is not a sandy beach (it's quite rocky and my little dog did...More

Thank Tina B
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$5 - $11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5166 North Lake Blvd, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Carnelian Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 530-546-3590
  • E-mail
As a family-owned paddle pro shop and beach cafe, Waterman’s Landing provides an incomparable Tahoe experience to paddlers of all ages. Kina Nemeth, Anik Wild and Jay Wild, manifesting a collective dream, have created an oasis where visitors can live out their passion for an active and healthy lifestyle while enjoying the serene vibes of Waterman’s gorgeous shorefront location. PADDLE - SHOP - EAT - TRAIN Our professional, knowledgeable watermen are ready to get you on the water for a paddle or help you shop for your dream paddleboard. Book online to rent the paddle craft of your choice. You can also expand your skills with a lesson, refresh your soul with SUP Yoga, or challenge yourself with a SUP fitness class, group paddle experience or training clinic.
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