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Syd's Bagelery & Expresso

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550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145-1719
(530) 583-2666
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Murrieta, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made frequent stops here during our visit to Tahoe. This place has delicious vanilla lattes! Their coffee is way better than some high-end chains. We tried several coffee shops and this one is number 1 in the area. They have great customer service as well, and there are beautiful views of the lake in the back.

Thank raineey
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friends had breakfast there twice while we were in Tahoe City. The Coffee there is delicious! And the Bagels are amazing. Especially "The Lox" is excellent .. fresh Salmon on a fresh Bagel .. mhhh Overall we were glad to find such a nice spot and will definitely come back!

Thank 4surfgirls
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554 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Syds has free wifi and I often go into work or meet clients. It is a peaceful spot year round. The $5 Breakfast Burritos are great. This was the first time I had tried it. They offer a wide range of house baked goods and a few from outside. Coffee is best in Tahoe City.

Thank Gemma'smum
Walla Walla
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

I was very unimpressed with this bagelery. It was 10 bucks for a sandwich that was sub par, I would equate it to a child's brown bag lunch. My husband and I had two different sandwiches, equally poor. I am not a high maintenance foodie, this was just not worth it. The people behind the counter were not friendly either,... More 

Thank Malorie H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

The vanilla latte was great and the jalapeño cream cheese was delicious. Grab a quick bite to go and walk right to the lake.

Thank jemah2015
silicon valley
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310 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

great place to grab breakfast or lunch. Easy to walk to from any where in town. nce open space next door to eat and enjoy the outdoors.

Thank travel4fun111
Fresno, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

This place used to rock...now it offers a bland assortment with bagels with below average Joe. Do they even make their own bagels?

Thank jeffdebiannachris
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I am a full on coffee snob of true Italian espresso and I was shocked at how good the cappuccino was. Also the egg sandwich on bagel was great. Definitely recommend coming here.

Thank Fabio B
New Bern, North Carolina
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130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

If you want a quick place to get a bagel, bagel sandwich or a breakfast burrito this is the place. All will be excellent. Pressed for time, then stop here and fill up quick.

Thank Ontour4444
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

The place actually made really good coffee (which in my opinion is a rarity in USA), the only slight issue for me was the surly service.

Thank SmellyMoose

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145-1719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: (530) 583-2666

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