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Bridgetender Tavern and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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65 West Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-3342
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Placerville, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was great. Atmosphere was lovely. Service left a lot to be desired. Really nice people serving, but seemed not to have an organizational plan. We had to stand up to flag someone down to even acknowledge us after 15-20 minutes. Then when we did have our order taken, it was a long wait for food. They were busy I... More 

Thank artlover1961
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped in after a long day of work in Olympic Valley. Ordered the Cajun Burger and loved every bite of it! The beer is nice and cold too. I'm a fan of trying local brews where ever I go and California has some of the best. Try the 805 Blonde or Racer IPA. Can't go wrong with this place.

Thank Robbie S
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in at the Bridgetender for lunch after it was suggested by a friend. Clearly a great choice. The Cheeseburger was to die for. The atmosphere is fun and the wait staff and crew were informative and fun. Definitly recommend, then you can walk across the street and stroll down to the lake!

Thank PeggyS513
Los Altos, California
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived around noon after a couple of hours of bicycling. We ate at the outdoor tall top tables (choice of sun or shade) and enjoyed the casual collegial atmosphere. The service was friendly and quick! And the food was excellent - portions a bit on the large side. A nice beer selection and the Bloody Mary was terrific!

Thank Joan L
Mission Viejo, California
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

She loves going to this restaurant. A laid back and casual personality. The service is very good, Food is great and if you enjoy beer many types to choose from.

Thank charles1379
Worcester, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch was very good and the bill was under $20.00 for two. The food was simple and tasty. They are noted for the burgers. Fish tacos were good.

Thank jamaplus
Dixon, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Hamburger was good. Vegie wrap tasty vegan alternative. Patio dining available, but discouraged from eating there by host due to bees. Would be great to have some bee traps or screened in seating to more fully enjoy, and allow more seating at this popular restaurant.

Thank Susan1009998
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Food is good, drinks are good, atmosphere is great. I love the vibe of this place! Wait staff is down to earth and mellow. Check it out! Parking is limited so walking and bike riding there should be considered.

Thank Iamkooky9
Marysville, California
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Excellent hamburgers and Bloody Mary's. Great service, also. Busy and popular place. We ate in the back outside. Parking a challenge but worth it.

Thank Pecos58
Reno, Nevada
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I just love everything about this place; the food, the bar, the local vibe. I don't always eat burgers, but when I do I prefer a Bridgetender burger.

Thank rum r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
American, Bar, Mexican, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 West Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-583-3342
Bridgetender Tavern and Grill, also known as The BT, serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. We have outdoor patio seating in the summer along the Truckee river. Join us for the best Burgers and Bloody Marys in Lake Tahoe! Featuring all you can drink Mimosas for Breakfast (Friday - Sunday).

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