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Fire Sign Cafe

1785 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-0871
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1785 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in for Sunday brunch. Had to wait about 45 minutes in the Coffee Annex. Good coffee. Once we got in, we were at the counter. Very friendly service with good food and great selection. After 3 days in Tahoe, it is not about the...More

Thank blue95476
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate here because of the great reviews. We just love trying new places to eat and this place didn’t disappoint us . The pancakes were light and fluffy and the fresh fruit crepes were amazing the sauce that is served with the crepes was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Breakfast, all day. A locals favorite that is also full of tourists. Large breakfasts, so come hungry. Both indoor and outdoor seating, with friendly service.

Thank RobReno
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this spot because it was near the Treetop Adventure Park and had great reviews. We weren't disappointed! It's a small place, so we knew with two adults and four 12-year-olds with us we'd have a wait. What's great is that they have games out...More

Thank CAWriterMom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great reviews led us here, and we are glad we came. Parking lot was almost full at 8 am on a Saturday morning, but we got one of the last open tables - a booth for four, but they gave it to the two of...More

Thank stephaniewoolsey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fire Sign Café serves a wide choice of excellent sandwiches, burgers and breakfasts. The taste of home-made foid is here, no doubt! The staff is welcoming and nice.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had breakfast here twice during our recent trip to Tahoe. Both times were great, service was friendly and efficient and the food was delicious. Definitely recommend!

Thank Foodie2026
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Fire Sign Cafe in Lake Tahoe so much. Five adults in our party, everyone ordered something different and everyone was very pleased.

Thank 2014BAP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll start by saying how impressed I was with the staff, they killed it with their friendly service and genuine customer service. I was seated immediately, I had two people offer to take my order which was great. I got my coffee right away then...More

Thank Courtnie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant of the entire visit. Went twice, once for lunch and the other for breakfast. Which they serve both all day. Delicious! Homemade chips and salsa were amazing. Black bean burger was awesome! And I had French toast that was made with local thick...More

Thank Ashley S
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July 25, 2017|
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Response from Scott B | Reviewed this property |
No, the drive there is along the lake but the business itself is set back from the lake a little. And across the street. But it is set in Beautiful trees
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1785 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-583-0871
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Since 1978, Fire Sign Cafe has been a family owned and operated Breakfast and Lunch restaurant. We pride ourselves on our extensive menu, full of homemade food. Our restaurant has been a local favorite since it opened. It has been featured in several publications such as Sunset Magazine, as well as shown on Rachael Ray's, "Tasty Travels". Our great service and even better food are what keep people coming back!
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