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Captain Jon's

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7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Ventura, California, United States
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family is up in S Lake Tahoe for the week. We came to Tahoe Vista for the Ropes course and zipline adventure. We stopped into Captain Jons for lunch prior. First thing I saw was Boat house deck dinning. We checked the menu and were in. Service could not have been better or friendlier. Winter dinning may not include... More 

Thank Kevin C
Incline Village, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is awesome, Staff is friendly and kind, and the view puts it over the top! Also reasonably priced. Definitely recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Lukas B
Auburn, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was here opening weekend and have things changed! I was pleasantly surprised to walk in for lunch early October to see the restaurant full of patrons and great energy. The staff was smiling and interested in our table and what brought us in. The cocktails were amazing and the food excellent. Going to come back later for happy hour... More 

Thank Caroline L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service! Nice waitresses! Greeted by owner,nice atmosphere,beautiful view of the lake,Good food

1 Thank 209gilbertos
Pinole, California
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous view of the lake. Sitting on the pier with the glass partitions to shelter from any weather is fantastic. The staff is very friendly and is happy to talk about the area. Lots of food choices - the nachos smell and taste great. Lots of appetizers to sample. We did not have dinner so I can't comment on those... More 

1 Thank cnm0m
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As you may know, looking for a great restaurant with a view is a hard combination sometimes. We found both in Captain Jon's at North Lake Tahoe. Not only was the view spectacular on a pre-storm day with whitecaps lapping at the deck, The Caesar salad with grilled chicken was perfect. Many times Caesar salad can be overdressed and lacking... More 

1 Thank Trippers1310
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view, wonderful service, and the prime rib and lamb pops were delicious. My understanding is that the new owner, Tracy, recently took over this business. She absolutely spoke with every customer, to make sure their experience was great! Hear the Bloody Mary's are outstanding, we will be back tomorrow to check them out. Jack & Brenda, San Francisco Deli,... More 

1 Thank Brenda L
Tracy Y, Owner at Captain Jon's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! I am glad that I decided to make one more round of the room before I had to leave. It was so nice talking to you and hearing about your deli in Redding. I cannot wait to come up and try it sometime. Hope we see you today for a bloody Mary... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time here. My wife had the fish & chips, sister had the French dip--both excellent. I had the Caesar salad--good but chicken a little dry. Good wine list, wonderful and friendly wait staff. Owner is experienced and very friendly. Amazing view of the lake. We will be back.

Thank Mark T
Tracy Y, Owner at Captain Jon's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review. It was really nice speaking with you. I am SO sorry about the chicken... I wish you would have mentioned it to me so we could have adjusted the bill or bought you a glass of wine! I hope we see you again soon. Thanks again!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on a whim for a drink and a view, great food, wonderful service, family owned. I will be stopping here again. Best view in all North Lake Tahoe!

Thank Livermorex2
Tracy Y, Owner at Captain Jon's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! Keep checking back as we make our plans for the winter! Look forward to a future visit. More 

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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We had just arrived in Tahoe Vista and thought we would try this place because it had wonderful views across the lake with balcony seating. We started to doubt whether we had maybe not made the right choice when we were shown to a table next to the edge of the balcony which was not under cover and had no... More 

1 Thank Ann_Phil
Tracy Y, Owner at Captain Jon's, responded to this review

I am so sorry about your experience. Especially since we have had such great reviews and great experiences from other diners. You are right we have only been open since July 1st and have had our ups and downs. I am confused by when you actually had your meal. you posted it that it was today but when you mentioned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $40
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe Vista
  • Phone Number: 15305464819
Perched where land meets lake on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, Captain Jon's, is a restaurant that offers modern american dining, craft cocktails great wine list and a stunning view.

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