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Captain Jon's

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7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mon 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Livermore, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped at Captain Jon's for its scenic location right over the lake. There was something listed as a "Chicago Hot Dog" on the menu -- and as someone who lived in Chicago for over 50 years and now live in California, I've been sadly disappointed by anything so described. But wait -- the description was detailed, and had all... More 

1 Thank brianjbuck
Seaside, Oregon
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Atmosphere , food and service were all memorable. We will definitely go back on our next trip to Tahoe. They have a nice happy hour as well...great spot to have an afternoon snack and cocktails !

Thank travelintime
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always crowded, if you have a group make reservations. Food is very good and their specialty drinks are worth ordering. Friendly waitstaff and prompt service. Very happy with the prices and the quality of food.

San Francisco, California
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Jon's had a great menus and incredible view right on Lake Tahoe. The service was exceptional and friendly and everyone made us feel like we were family. I definitely recommend stopping by for lunch or dinner whenever your in Tahoe!

Thank SeanCRM
San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stopped in for drinks and appetizers on the spur of moment. Wonderful over the water location with an on the dock feel. Friendly staff. I am looking forward to going back for a full dinner.

Thank AlamoBeerGuy
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were staying in South Lake Tahoe for a week for our 8th anniversary. We had a rental car so on the first full day of our trip we decided to venture to Vikingholm. We were enjoying the ride around the lake so much that we missed a turn somewhere and didn't make it to Vikingholm. We... More 

Thank EllenM0rgan
Tracy Y, Owner at Captain Jon's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for getting lost in our neighborhood! We are glad you enjoyed the food, location and the day! Happy Anniversary... hopefully we will see you next year! Thanks again More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I went in for lunch. We were immediately approached by the hostess and seated. The waitress was very pleasant and knowledgeable of the menu. For an appetizer we ordered the calamari (Highly recommend- delicious) I ordered the French dip sandwich and my daughter ordered the street tacos for our main dish. Excellent and very reasonably priced. The... More 

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

Thanks so much for coming by our newly opened place! Glad you and your daughter enjoyed everything... we are now catering to a more casual dining crowd.. join us again next time you are in our area. Thanks More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!! We love this place. It's so charming and they serve yummy cocktails. Friendly and upbeat service with lots of tasty appetizers. The outdoor seating reminds me of the Virgin Islands. It's simply beautiful!!! We will be back. :-)

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

Thanks so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the newly opened Captain Jon's! Hope to see you again soon. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, the view, and the service was exceptional. I would recommend the ahi poke and the hamburger. Can't wait to go back and try something different.

Thank 17Dawg
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is on the water and allows you to have your dog on leash in the outdoor dining area. The hours can be tricky I learned but the staff was so accommodating. The menu is small but the food was pretty good.

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

Thanks Lacey! I am so glad that you love our staff and our beautiful location ON the lake. As far as the menu, you must have posted this before we changed our menu and expanded it quite a bit to include Dinner and Desserts now. We have added seafood, pasta and prime rib. Or it is possible that you came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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
Bar scene, Families with children
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?