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“You are correct! It is very good!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Base Camp Pizza Co.

Base Camp Pizza Co.
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Established in 2012, this is the third restaurant for the Tahoe Restaurant Group. The two established restaurants are Fireside Pizza at Squaw Valley ski resort and Rubicon Pizza at Northstar ski resort. Headed by Ted Kennedy and Marc Vaccaro, the company is commited to a relaxed, family atmosphere with great food. All locations have games for the kids to play while they are waiting for their food.Base Camp Pizza Co. is the brainchild of long time friends Ray Villaman and Ted Kennedy. Ray is a 20 year restaurant veteran including - California Pizza Kitchen, Boston Market, the California Restaurant Association and even a short time as President of Blimpies.Come by and try some of our signature dishes: Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Smokey BBQ Chicken Pizza, Thai Chicken Curry Pizza, Italian Herb Shrimp Penne, and our signature Spaghetti Bolognese with Meatballs
Saint Louis, Missouri
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“You are correct! It is very good!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

I read the many reviews about Base Camp Pizza prior to our trip to Lake Tahoe. You are right! The food is excellent, the service friendly and the location is perfect. We had pizza and beer and thoroughly enjoyed the taste sensation!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Carol K
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Bonsall, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

If pizza and a variety of salads is your thing...you'll love Base Camp. Simple basic wine choices. Bar needs improvement. Call ahead to have your name "added" to the wait list...sort of a reservation, I guess, to avoid long waits. Park at nearby casinos or pay $3.75 an hour to park. Live music on the outdoor patio on the Saturday night we were there..

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank R H
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Adelaide
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246 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Yummy pizza!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013

Very generous sized pizza. I ordered a medium and could have got by with a regular. Still, doggie bag left over pizza for breakfast! Good vibe in this place.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Houston
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313 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Good pizza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013

We had pizza and salad and all was good. Pizza was on the expensive side The restaurant is very conventient to the Heavenly gondola base and is very popular. I can't say that I would consider it the #1 restaurant on Tahoe, but it is a good place to have pizza and beer.

Visited March 2013
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Cincinnati, OH
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great pizza, fun evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013

We had read reviews about long waits, etc. but we were in no hurry so we decided to give Base Camp Pizza a try and are we glad we did! First of all, the wait was only 20 minutes (on a Friday night). While we were waiting, the owner came over and offered to buy us a beer, which we accepted. Then he came around with their Garlic Chips, offering samples to those waiting. We were seated promptly and our server, Carrie, was delightful. We had a coupon for free garlic bread but she got mixed up and took it to the wrong table. However, she volunteered to comp dessert for us, so we were satisfied. We ordered the Pear and Gorgonzola (the menu on line says apple and Gorgonzola, but I'm pretty sure ours had pears on it.) plus the Thai Chicken Pizza and both were excellent. A few days later, we got a carry-out of the Mediterranean Pizza and, if possible, I think it was even better. Service was very good, We had a great time and would recommend it to others

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank strawberryroan
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