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good restaurants in south lake tahoe nevada

big john Aug 9, 2007 09:18 AM

the better half & i are going to lake tahoe for a vacation. we have not been there for 10 years and would like to know of some good restaurants.also is the forrest room at harrahs still good?

  1. MofCarson Aug 9, 2007 12:12 PM

    check out this link: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/426983

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    1. re: MofCarson
      azlefty Aug 10, 2007 09:38 AM

      Try the burger lounge. You can rent bicycles nearby and a burger and milk shake or root beer float is very nice after a non-strenuous bike ride.

      In my experience, the best casino coffee shop is at the Lakeside Inn, about a mile east of the border.

      Also there is a small breakfast diner called the Driftwood Cafe (?) on one of the little streets with motels just on the CA side. Good for breakfast.

      Also, if you don't mind driving a little bit, go over Kingsbury Grade to Minden or Gardnerville in Nevada to one of the two or three Basque restaurants on 395.

      1. re: azlefty
        big john Aug 10, 2007 04:51 PM

        thanks azlefty
        i completley forgot about minden & gardenerville.i remember some great food at the basque places.as i love breakfast i will for sure check out the driftwood cafe

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