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“Delicious Breakfast”

The Old Post Office Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Sunday breakfast for the family was perfect. Food was hearty, delicious and filling. Our server was polite, attentive and friendly. Be prepared to wait on Sunday as the restaurant was very busy. We waited 20-30 minutes but did not mind.

Thank James R
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Reviewed August 8, 2014

Just recently we were visiting friends and they recommended a great breakfast house on our way to South Lake Tahoe. Our group of 5 stopped at the Old Post Office Coffee Shop in Carnelian Bay, near Kings Beach, North Lake Tahoe. We all had a great breakfast, outdoors, and everything tasted wonderful. The coffee shop is rather small indoors, but since it was a beautiful day, we chose to eat outside under umbrellas. The service was friendly, attentive, and we all enjoyed the food. We had country fried steak, biscuits and sausage gravy, hash browns, Monte Cristo sandwich, huge pancakes, eggs and bacon, and build your own omelette. Everyone enjoyed their food.

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Thank lenchoCalif
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had to hunt around a bit to find a breakfast place where we could take our 3 dogs with us. This outdoor cafe was very accommodating! They have an excellent menu and wonderful service. Everyone made ALL of us feel welcome and provided water and dog treats for us during breakfast. There's a nice sized patio on the side of the restaurant with colorful umbrellas and adequate space between tables for everyone's comfort. We were very happy with the whole affair! Try them out and we're sure you will be, too! And as an aside, there is a dog beach right across the street and down a little path to the lake!

Thank Michelle P
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Reviewed August 4, 2014

What a disappointment after waiting 45 minutes to get seated (on a Sunday - busier on the weekends). After reading the reviews, we expected the aloof staff so we weren't surprised. Our server seemed nice which is why I am giving this place a 2 instead of a 1. They have an outdoor seating area which is nice but uncomfortable since we sat on a hard bench.

I asked for egg whites in my omelet, which they do not offer even though it says on the menu they do. The only alternative is egg beaters. I opted for regular eggs, or what I thought would be regular eggs. They turned out to be disgusting fake eggs, the watery kind that are served on a buffet line. Everything was saturated in oil. The pancakes and biscuits my companion ordered tasted exactly the same - flavorless and just like flour.

We waited a long time for our order and I believe that we were there close to two hours....for breakfast...that wasn't even good. Save your money and go anywhere else.

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Thank om_sweet_om
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Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

If your going solo or with one other person you can go anytime and just sit at the bar and it's great service. It can get a little busy on the weekends so get there early. It's my favorite please to eat at Tahoe and very reasonably priced

Thank Ray F
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