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Bert's Cafe

1146 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6201
+1 530-544-3434
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“eggs benedict” (20 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (3 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1146 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6201
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found Berts cafe this morning and we were not disappointed. The business only opens for breakfast and lunch while we were there the place was full of locals. The coffee was endless and the staff very friendly. The food was fresh and cooked from scratch....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mmm42
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We go to Bert's every time we are in South Lake Tahoe. They have a great variety of breakfast and lunch options served all day. They are open from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM. They also have amazing mimosas and bloody mary's for those having...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Shannan22
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This was a great location for breakfast. On our way from Southlake Tahoe to Emerald Bay. Food is good, locals are great, but would recommend getting there early enough to get a table unless you don’t mind waiting.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Kristi F
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and 29 yr old daughter had breakfast at Berts two mornings while vacationing in South Lake Tahoe. Service was prompt and friendly. Food was delicious- we tried eggs Benedict with corned beef hash (husband said it was really good hash), omelette and Huevos...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank dianekae
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Had brunch yesterday with my wife. It was busy as we expected. 20-30 min wait. It’s fairly small so not surprised there’s a wait. But it’s worth it. Not fancy by any means. The decor and interior is a bit worn and dated. But that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank twm50
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Went here on advice from Trip Advisor, and we were not disappointed. The portions are huge, the food is delicious, and the prices are good. Awesome little joint.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GingerSnap317
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Loved Bert's biscuits and gravy! We're visited Tahoe for a week and had breakfast there the times. Weekend had a longer wait, but totally worth it!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alisha J
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We decided to try Bert's for breakfast on our most recent visit to Tahoe. There was a line when we arrived and one when we left. It appears to be a popular place - but turned out not to be so much for us. Service...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NevermindCA
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Breakfast is plentiful and with so many options. The wait time can be long but it's worth it if you're hungry. The only minus is the coffee which is weak and bad. Bring your own if you're a coffee drinker!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anne V
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We sat at the counter yesterday and watched the short order cook work his magic. The food is all homemade. To die for? Everything!!! It’s all fabulous, but the biscuits and gravy are even better than fabulous!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank janfab58
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1146 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-3434
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