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“Great breakfast and lunch place”
Review of Fire Sign Cafe

Fire Sign Cafe
Ranked #1 of 53 Restaurants in Tahoe City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
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!
Rockland, NY
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great breakfast and lunch place”
Reviewed May 2, 2014

It is no wonder that all the reviews for Fire Sign Cafe are so positive. The food is delicious and the service friendly; we were lucky to find it. Think about sharing your meal as the portions are large.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank seetheworld1
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Tahoe City, California
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“My favorite place for Brunch”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a popular spot for breakfast and lunch. They have daily muffins or coffeecake as well as daily breakfast and lunch specials. I haven't had anything I didn't like. I love their veggie potatoes and the scrambles. Many like the eggs benedict. Try it for brunch and you might miss the breakfast crowds.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Tahoegals
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Los Altos, California
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Thanks to our friends at Trip Advisor for the recommendation”
Reviewed January 13, 2014

We've driven past this restaurant and based on the recommendations from Trip Advisor, we decided to try it... and it was great!!

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Ezsailor
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Carnelian Bay, Ca
Level 6 Contributor
255 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Still consisted, after all these years……..”
Reviewed January 10, 2014

Can't remember exactly when Firesign opened, but seems I have been eating there off and on for the past 30 years. I am not sure how often or when they have had to switch chefs (if ever), but this breakfast/lunch venue's quality and value have remained incredibly consistent over the years.

There are so many selections, along with specials, that I still have not tried everything. The huevos rancheros and nut/seed waffle remain my breakfast faves, but the varieties of benedicts, omelets and pancakes are good choices, too. Choose their daily muffin or coffee cake as your side for a special treat.

Lunch sandwiches, burritos, and salads are always fresh and tasty.

Some reviews compare Firesign to a diner. If so, I want to go there, too.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank roamingnoni
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Potomac, Md. USA
Level 6 Contributor
137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Big delicious breakfast”
Reviewed January 4, 2014

We got there after 10, so it was brunch. We had to wait in the nearby cottage where we enjoyed 2
chai lattes and played checkers while waiting 15 minutes. The cottage quickly filled up, so
this was a busy day. The menu is very large, so many great choices. We had buttermilk and buckwheat pancakes, waffles, and an omelette with home fries. The portions were huge so we took home enough for breakfast for one the next day! Everything was tasty and well prepared.
The four of us gave it a thumbs up.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank RoxiePotomac
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