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“dont try the pasta” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rosie's Cafe

Rosie's Cafe
Ranked #4 of 52 Restaurants in Tahoe City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Cafe, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Novato, California, United States
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“dont try the pasta”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2013

had dinner at rosie's and ordered the pasta and meatballs.It was more like a bowl of paste in BOWL of hot water with a tablespoon of tomato sauce. The pasta wasn't drained properly. The tomato sauce was fair at best...Although the waiter recommened the dish....DONT ORDER!!!!!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Jerry P
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El Dorado Hills, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Breakfast or Lunch at Rosie's”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2013

Always a must when in Tahoe City is a visit to Rosie's. The big decision is breakfast or lunch as both are always good. Portions are alway more than enough. The raisin-cinnamon toast is definitely a must have!!

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Susan R
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San Francisco, California
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great view.....average food..”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Went there for lunch with my family on Sunday..da view is wonderful..lake front view restaurant ..I ordered the beef dip n it wasn't very good..my son had their Mac n cheese n it looked like something that came out of a box..for $6.49...the pizza that my husband ordered was not very good n it was almost $14..da mozzarella sticks were good according to.my daughter..if it wasn't for da view it wouldn't been a total loss...da service was okay...will not come back here again.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Gensmith
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Sacramento
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Pretty good.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

My dive buddy and I ate here after our dives. I had a chicken sandwich of some kind which was okay. The sweet potato fries were really good! They didn't look over-fried or overbaked at all. Just right!

The Peanut Butter Butterfinger pie was delicious!

Maybe my experience will be better if I order a different main dish next time.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank JollyDrifter
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Tallahassee, Florida
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“The Place for Breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Rosie's was recommended by a local and I can see why. The ambience is great (lake view from the porch) and the food is wonderful. Tried the Eggs Benedict and it was cooked to perfection with a nice but not overwhelming Hollandaise sauce. The homemade bread is also a must try.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Bikemanfla
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