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Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet

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$$ - $$$
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625 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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bloomfield hills, mi
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hosted the after the wedding brunch at our lovely rented home. We initially went to the bakery and placed our order with lots of great suggestions and input from the owners. Suddenly, we realized we had under ordered (not sure what we were thinking). On the morning of the event the bakery was able to help us out with... More 

Thank adawosdi
Citrus Heights, California
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158 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the drive around the lake, I decided to stop at Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet. It has been years since I stopped here for lunch or a treat. It is just as I remembered it was. The baked items were wonderful. Had to select 3 to take back to the motel. Also purchased a loaf of french bread (which... More 

Thank DianeH7050
Sonoma, California
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262 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one stop for all your food and drink needs before heading to the Lake. Everyone can have their specific sandwich, pick a drink and head out. Spend more time selecting muffins, pastry, cookies and check out their wine selection too. Coffee seems special too.

Thank BoulderNut
Lodi, California
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

A great selection of pastries. Very tasty. Wish they had more without nuts. First time I was there one of the staff members was very curt. Second day staff was above average.

Thank Douglas O
Redding, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Another great find in Tahoe City! A generous iced coffee and an amazing assortment of pastries plus a nice living room to relax for a bit before hitting the trail...(the patio is nice too but the bees were buzzing like crazy so we opted to head indoors...) Good times!

Thank plumeria72
San Francisco, California
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426 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

They make their own bread for the sandwiches we ordered to take on a hike. We had the turkey and vegetarian sandwiches, both of which were overstuffed with high quality ingredients. The coffee was strong in a good way. They have sitting areas inside and outside, as well as restrooms. Service was friendly.

Thank Gailyn63
Santa Barbara, California
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

What an absolute treat this bakery was! We had chai tea drinks, tuna salad, turkey sandwich and baked goodies.....very delicious! The bakery was crowded; however there were 4 registers opened so the line went quickly and the food was delivered timely. Be aware that during Summer there are lots of wasps around so sitting outside with sweet goodies will attract... More 

Thank travelerfouru
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet gets very crowded so they must be doing something right. Unfortunately, I didn't have a positive experience, and would not go back. The sign reads something like "Our line moves fast." It should read "Our line moves fast...at the expense of customer service." Very infrequently, do I encounter rude staff. Typically, when I read a... More 

Thank DasMurmeltier
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

This is a top notch bakery - they type that you wish were in your home town. Great breakfast goodies, as well as cakes and cookies. Many locals seems to come for coffee and a croissant or breakfast sandwich - indoor and outdoor seating, wifi provided.

Thank CalBeacher
Ogden, Utah
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143 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Wasn't my first choice as someplace to eat, but where I wanted to go had an hour and a half wait. Any case, we went in and got confused where the line was since people were just a lump of a crowd. I have to admit that the sandwiches were decent. Not bad, not great, did like the bread. I... More 

Thank Walter F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $20
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: 530-583-1377

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