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The Best Waterfront Restaurants In South Lake Tahoe With Local Food and Lake Views

The Beach Retreat & Lodge offers the best waterfront dining in South Lake Tahoe with three restaurants and bars with views of the lake and mountains. Serving fresh, locally sourced cuisine, with beautiful alpine surroundings, our restaurants infuse each dining experience with the distinctive flavors and natural beauty of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy a cocktail and fresh seafood on the lakefront patio at The Boathouse as the sun sinks behind Mt. Tallac. Meet friends for pub grub and a few beers at Sidelines, or sip rum runners on the beach at our Tiki Bar. Experience the best South Lake Tahoe restaurants on the water at the Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe.

Boathouse on the Pier

The Boathouse is a casual place to grab a drink and soak in the beauty of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy a relaxed waterfront dining experience with locally sourced cuisine and stunning views of the lake and mountains. The eclectic menu features appetizers like ahi poke and steamed clams and mains including fish and chips and Wagyu-Kobe beef sliders. A favorite South Lake Tahoe dining spot with locals, the Boathouse on the Pier is the best patio to watch the sunset as it disappears behind majestic Mount Tallac. Dine with your dog on our picnic tables right on the pier.

 

For parties of 20+, contact our Group Sales and Catering at 530-541-6722 ext. 1005.

Hours
Bar - Opens at 11am Daily Food served 12pm - Close  During Fall and Winter (October - May), The Boathouse operates as a bar only Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Boathouse on the Pier Beach Retreat and Lodge at Tahoe

Sidelines Sports Pub

After a long drive up the mountain, relax and embrace the team spirit at Sidelines. Located in the lobby, Sidelines Sports Pub is a casual bar and grill where you can watch the game, sip a cold beer and munch on hearty pub grub. Belly up to the rustic wooden bar and enjoy beer on tap, wine, cocktails and spirits.

 

The menu offers classic bar food, with a starting lineup of burgers and fries, chicken wings, tacos, and fish and chips. Enjoy homemade salads, soups and sandwiches like the South Shore Club and Buffalo Chicken Caesar Wrap. Kick back with refreshing drinks and great food on our pet-friendly patio overlooking the hotel's outdoor pool.

Hours
Monday-Thursday: 12pm-9pm Friday-Sunday: 12pm-10pm Breakfast: Daily 7am-11:30am 
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Sidelines Sports Pub Beach Retreat and Lodge at Tahoe

Tiki Bar

Soak up the sunshine, sip ice cold drinks and enjoy the most relaxing beach bar in South Lake Tahoe. Sitting on the edge of the sand beach, our lively outdoor tiki bar serves draft beers, cocktails, rum runners, slushies, and specialty drinks like the Peach Retreat and Sneaky Tiki. Sip a signature cocktail with Tahoe Blue Vodka, overlooking the sparkling waters of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy live local music on the weekends.

 

The Tiki Bar offers beach rentals, including cabanas, lounge chairs, and umbrellas. Guests enjoy two complimentary beach chairs per day per room. Enjoy fun, sun and friends all summer long.

Hours
Currently closed for the season.
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Tiki Hut & Beach Club Beach Retreat and Lodge at Tahoe
 
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