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mwoodrowe Jul 22, 2009 04:39 PM

we are staying in north lake tahoe (incline) and focusing on that area. any opinions on the big water gril, garwoods? would like some fine dining and good but not quite so expensive as well....local jems? this is our first trip to the area so i am getting all the recommendations i can. greta lunch & dinner suggestions appreciated. thanks all!

  1. enbell Jul 22, 2009 05:51 PM

    To start, some ideas

    When are you going?

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    1. re: enbell
      mwoodrowe Jul 23, 2009 01:26 PM

      we are goign at the begining of august

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      RevrendAndy Jul 23, 2009 09:19 AM

      Big Water Grille is great for high end, with nice views of the lake. Le Bistro has excellent French food at a very fair price. Bite is less expensive and serves American tapas. Caliente in Kings Beach has great upscale Mexican but is pricey. Old Range is your best bet for steak. Spindleshanks, in Tahoe Vista has good, American food.

      T's Rotisserie is good for lunch, as is Sunshine Cafe and Bakery. The new deli in the Hyatt is also serving good sandwiches. Make sure to go to the Lone Eagle Grille for a drink at the Hyatt. It's on the beach with beautiful views. Stick to the bar. Dinner is very expensive.

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      1. re: RevrendAndy
        mwoodrowe Jul 23, 2009 01:27 PM

        thanks! i looked at the lone eagle menu and its expensive and it didn't blow me away. are there any other places in incline we should be aware of?

        1. re: mwoodrowe
          karaofreno Jul 23, 2009 03:09 PM

          You might try Fredricks in Incline. Its an Asian French Fusion place. not super expensive and quite unique. http://fredricksbistro.com/
          or http://www.yelp.com/biz/fredricks-fus...

          1. re: karaofreno
            toncasmo Jul 24, 2009 07:39 AM

            across from hyatt is austins'- not fancy or fine dining but we thougtht very good food and super reasonable

        2. re: RevrendAndy
          c oliver Jul 24, 2009 11:33 AM

          Where's the new deli in the Hyatt? We like breakfast in their cafe. And use *points* for occasional dinners at Lone Eagle Grill.

        3. c oliver Jul 24, 2009 11:31 AM

          I'd have a drink on the deck at Gar Woods but not eat there. I've not been impressed with it. They're famous for their Wet Woody, a rum/fruit juice drink. I don't like that type of drink but they sell a ton of them --- and they're half price on Weds. I know that because we decided to go for a cocktail at the last minute not realizing the 1/2 price thing. It was mobbed and really, really loud.

          1. c oliver Jul 24, 2009 11:32 AM

            I like the Log Cabin in Kings Beach for breakfast.

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            1. re: c oliver
              Fine Jul 26, 2009 12:24 AM

              We always stop at Log Cabin as we're leaving to return home--both breakfast and lunch can be anywhere from pretty to very good (I noticed a slight decline in attentiveness to detail the past 2 years; hope it's back on track)

              Staff very nice; menu very appealing.

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