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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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Walla Walla
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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298 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 stars 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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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars 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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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This place was rocking busy with families, college kids flirting with one another, and couples just seeking out a little caffeine. None of the chaos seemed to bother the young ladies taking coffee orders behind the counter; they were calm, kind & courteous. Amazing! The lattes were very good too😊

Thank aschwimm
Durham, North Carolina
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

I like this place for a healthy lunch and coffee. One of two "go to" coffee places in the Tahoe City area, with the other being Tahoe House.

Thank D V
Sydney, Australia
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451 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Hard to fault Syd's for great coffee and very tasty bagels. Grab them to take away and go sit out the back on the benches to enjoy the view. Highly recommended.

Thank aimoverseas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?