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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%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic bread” (33 reviews)
“cannoli” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7702
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was fantastic. A bit overpriced but so delicious. Server was either new or very awkward. The reservation was for 8:30 but our table wasn't available until 9:45 so we had to sit on patio. Under normal circumstances that would be great but it's mosquito...More

Thank CheeseheadKev
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure if some of these restaurants are paying people to write reviews or they are being written by people who never eat out so they don't know what a good meal is? Long story short, I have had a better meal at Olive Garden...More

Thank Lunchbox72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter, Dale, used to work at the Ski Run Blvd location. This new location has plenty of parking and a nice outdoor eating area. Service was good! There were 4 of us. We split 2 different salads, Caesar and house salad. The salads came...More

Thank Debbi H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scusa's has a wonderful outdoor patio with a wandering musician which makes for a special dinner venue. Their calamari is tasty and an ample portion. My husband and I both had fish dishes. I had the sole which was very buttery and my husband had...More

Thank 2butterfly
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for our 6th anniversary and it was just wonderful. The staff and the ambiance was wonderful, especially with the live Jazz music subtly in the background. We look forward to returning for future celebrations, so well worth it. We splurged and had...More

Thank jenniferjZ6206EP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the third time we visited in the past several years and it was very good. I loved their Seafood pasta dish and ate it all. The eggplant was okay not great because it is sliced too thick. The the other two dishes were...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my parents favorite in South lake tahoe, they have been coming for years. They requested a table in their favorite waitor, Rory's section. The service was excellent. We had the lobster ravioli appy and it was unbelievable! We had entrees from spaghetti and...More

Thank Kraig E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family reunion and EVERYONE had the best meal. Great bread, osobucco and fish and pasta. A+ in my book! Highly recommend it. Beautiful outside patio.

Thank solfamily5
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Visiting Lake Tahoe for our anniversary and decided to try this Italian restaurant. It was a pleasant experience food was delicious, service was attentive as they should be. Enjoyed it thoroughly. Only reason for the 4 stars is the ambience could be improved.

Thank JohnT01Traveler
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Warm fresh bread to start. Had the special fish over angel hair with asparagus that was recommended by the waiter and did not disappoint. New York strip with pasta and asparagus was cooked to perfection. Cheesecake to go with creme brûlée top and raspberry. Waiter...More

Thank Megan V
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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, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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