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Scusa Italian Ristorante

2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
+1 530-542-0100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (37 reviews)
“lobster ravioli” (20 reviews)
“cannoli” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner last night. We had wine with our dinner. I had chicken with cheese ravioli. It was supposed to be cooked in a butter sauce...it was not. The raviolis were over boiled. My husband had scampi over linguini..also in...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love great red sauce that compliments the wine. Great tasting food and wine. So satisfying in every way.

Thank Sophia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband had veal scaloppine which was extremely tough. I had lobster ravioli which has way to much sauce on it. We complained to the waiter and no one even acknowledged our complaint. We went there years ago and it was great, but since they...More

Thank marjoriemacaluso
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The eggplant Parmesan was delicious as were the sea scallops. The restaurant is pleasantly appointed with a good wine list and extensive offerings. Dinner service was excellent and reasonably priced. There are gluten free offerings and the kitchen makes everything to order. Great spot for...More

Thank Midge M
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great night with our old friends and new friends in Tahoe. The restaurant gave us a great dinner seating so we all could laugh and talk. We love the lobster ravioli dinner as a starter for the group of 6. Salmon dinner...More

Thank jonsoper
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Senior citizen talking to other seniors: If you're Italian, or want to be, and are looking for a top-quality dining experience, this is the place for you. You'll think you're in San Francisco, or maybe the Veneto, instead of under the lodgepole pines along Highway...More

Thank SJVillagesBob
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Wife and I had workmanlike kale and Caesar salads and their sole special, one prepared with lemon caper sauce over angle hair pasta, the other over linguine with tomato and kalmata olives. Both fine, although pasta doesn’t really add to fish or vice versa. Wine...More

Thank MTMusings
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Went here with my fiancé to celebrate our anniversary and it was such a perfect experience for the evening. Food was great and portions were generous! To top it off, they have some nice cool live jazz going on to serenade us and the entire...More

Thank ijunaedy
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Scusa moved into this location a couple of years ago after a string of other operators failed in this location. Scusa offers one of the few really excellent fine dining restaurants in the area. Traditional Italian offerings which were judged by our entire party to...More

Thank Len T R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My family and I loved this restaurant. They have such great dishes. We had a great dinner time here. The wine we tried with dinner was excellent. I highly recommend this place to everyone who loves Italian food, cozy and warm atmosphere like home.

Thank nugunii
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5 October 2017|
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Response from Diana A | Property representative |
Hello, Most entrees come with a side of penne pasta and vegetable. Pasta dishes are ala carte.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
    (Hwy 50/Lake Tahoe Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-0100
  • E-mail
100 of the Best Seats in Town."~ Creative Traditional Italian & Fresh Seafood Daily ~ Upscale, Lively Atmosphere ~ Extensive Menu & Wine List ~For over 20 years, Scusa has remained the perennial favorite of locals and tourists alike. Featuring traditional and creative pasta dishes, from simple Cappellini with fresh Basil and Tomato to Seafood Fettuccine Scusa in a light tomato-red wine sauce. Scusa is rumored to serve the best Linguine & Clams you'll ever have. Let's not forget the variety of Veal and Chicken dishes, and the Scusa Bread is a must! With appetizers from crispy Calamari to the House Specialty Lobster Raviolis in light Basil-Tomato Cream any choice is a good one. If you only have room to split a dessert try the Amaretto Bread Pudding or the delicious Cannolis.Scusa has one of the most romantic outdoor patios in Lake Tahoe, complete with fountain & garden. If you're looking for great food, with warm atmosphere and service, you are sure to enjoy!
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