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“Gorgeous breakfast” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fire Sign Cafe

Fire Sign Cafe
Ranked #1 of 52 Restaurants in Tahoe City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Since 1978, Fire Sign Cafe has been a family owned and operated Breakfast and Lunch restaurant. We pride ourselves on our extensive menu, full of homemade food. Our restaurant has been a local favorite since it opened. It has been featured in several publications such as Sunset Magazine, as well as shown on Rachael Ray's, "Tasty Travels". Our great service and even better food are what keep people coming back!
Clare
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113 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Gorgeous breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

Really lovely spot for breakfast but very busy so get there early, great small portions for kids too.

Visited September 2013
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Central New Jersey
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Breakfast anyone??”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

If you are one of those like me that likes to get up early, and you happen to be driving around the lake on the west shore early in the morning, you must stop here for breakfast. It does get crowded, but most good places do! Put your name on the list and enjoy coffee in the Annex around back. Great place to relax while waiting for your table. Had the salmon omelet. OMG. Delicious.

Visited September 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“As good as it gets.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

If you're hungry and want good food and service this place is hard to beat. Tried to Joes special or the vegan Eggs Benedict.

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Chico, California
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196 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Wonderful breakfast spot with great food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

This breakfast spot was so amazing that we went there twice in three days! The food is so good, and the service is also very good. We shared a breakfast scramble and the eggs were cooked perfectly and I am very picky about my eggs. The potatoes with good, and they have a daily homemade baked good. One day it was a pear muffin, and the other coffee cake with cranberries both yummy. They have inside and outside seating and a wait sometimes but there are benches outside to sit on. It is just across the street from the Sunnyside Market so if you passed that you just missed it. Looks like a small house from the street. Doesn't have a lake view but the lake and a beach is just across the street, and you can also rent kayaks there. A not to miss breakfast.

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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank TravelGoddess61
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Sonoma, California
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110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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“Best breakfast in Tahoe!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013

This place open daily until 2:00. It serves breakfast until closing with lunch items too if you are closer to that time of the day. You will not walk away hungry. The food is great and the place is packed by locals and visitors. Yum!

Visited September 2013
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