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400 Brassie Ave. Ste B, Tahoe Vista, CA 96143
+1 530-546-2191
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard a lot of good things about Spindleshanks, had eaten at the old location years ago and enjoyed it BUT was very disappointed last night. Spoke with an old friend hours before we went to the restaurant and was told their head chef had passed away about a month ago. I should have canceled the reservation at that.... More 

Thank ronvin123
London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the cafe attached to a small golf course. Our exceptions were low, and this well exceeded our expectations. Club, pastrami, two salads...all solid. I will go out of my way for lunch (same with Sunnyside). Service great too.

Thank Ludgatecircus15
Mexico, Missouri
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

More of a bar than a restaurant inside, the wine list was extensive, and the food excellent. pricing was slightly above average, but not out of line. service was good.

Thank Geno M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

My husband and I came back for our second year in a row, and this place is still awesome! They have a great selection of beer and wine, and the atmosphere on the deck was perfect. For dinner, we started with the calamari appetizer which was crispy and had a delicious spicy sauce. For the meal, I had the pasta... More 

Thank PhilliesPhan019
Indianapolis, Indiana
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170 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

My wife and I kept riding by this restaurant and it always looked busy. We thought it was a bar/grill but pleasantly surprised with a good menu and wine list. We split the ny strip and each had a speciality salad . Really good food.

Thank krfaller
San Jose, California
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I know, it's at a golf course, but the food is anything but "casual golf course fair". Eight of us stopped by for lunch and everyone of us were happily surprised. The French dip sandwich was made with flavorful beef, the western burger was moist and tasty and the pastrami sandwich was the best! Each came with French fries which... More 

Thank San M
New York City, New York
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Favorite place in north Lake Tahoe. My wife and I enjoy sitting out on the deck for dinner and drinks - great wine list. Love the ahi tuna and calamari starters and the seafood scampi entree. Service is consistently solid.

Thank Traveler3020763
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We visited this evening and both my husband I really enjoyed our meals! The waiters were very helpful with suggesting items from the menu and service was very efficient. I had the schnitzel which was honestly delicious!! My husband had the strip steak which he really enjoyed- his only complaint was that the steak was cooked more medium than medium... More 

Thank LMonks
Palm Harbor, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We were looking for a place to have breakfast that was not at our hotel. The first place we tried had over an hour's wait. We googled breakfast restaurants near us and got Spindleshanks. We were a little unsure what it would be like eating at the golf course but we are certainly glad we did. I had the chicken... More 

Thank Terrimed
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281 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We went for happy hour which apparently is 7 days a week from 4-6. I ordered the lemon drop martini, $6 and my husband ordered some vodka thing..$12 for two. They have maybe 6 appetizers that change daily for half price. He ordered the butter lettuce and bay shrimp. He said the buttermilk dressing was great, but I tasted the... More 

Thank Tahoe2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Brassie Ave. Ste B, Tahoe Vista, CA 96143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 530-546-2191

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