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Himmel Haus

3819 Saddle Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8685
+1 530-314-7665
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (31 reviews)
“sausage platter” (19 reviews)
“pretzels” (26 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
$$ - $$$
3819 Saddle Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8685
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful German restaurant!! We had great german beer and then the food was excellent. We started off with the large pretzel with a cheese fondu and bacon onion jam and the roasted the cauliflower with a curry bechamel. Then we shared the sausage platter...More

Thank RebPat
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Charming German restaurant across from ski lift. Delicious and authentic German food. We made early reservations as it is really busy. My husband and I shared what we ordered. Best kraut ever.

Thank Beebev
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We have been to Himmel Haus many times and it never disappoints. The staff are very friendly. The food is delicious. The beer is outstanding. Getting a pretzel or two to start with drinks is a good way to start. Specials are always good. The...More

Thank Ellyn C
Reviewed July 14, 2018

If you're a fan of German/Austrian food, great beer, and relaxed atmosphere....YOU'RE GOING TO LOVE THIS PLACE!!! Start off with the pretzel. It comes fresh from the oven with a delish onion relish and German whole grain mustard. Any entree you choose will be a...More

Thank dee m
Reviewed June 23, 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect when we first walked in, as this place is bottom-line rustic, but our group of eight had an entire table in the side room, which was quiet and had views of the Heavenly Valley tram and ski lift. Parking...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Great place to go after a day on the mountain. Prices are reasonable and they offer a great selection of beers. Food is delicious as well - the pretzel is my FAV.

Thank Laurie w
Reviewed May 9, 2018

My husband and I had the MOST delicious apple strudel with honey and vanilla ice cream here! Right in front of the fireplace! On a cold Saturday afternoon overlooking Heavenly ski slope! Can't wait to come back in the Fall and enjoy more delicious items...More

Thank californiagal2018
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Went with my family, including children and grandparents. Everyone was very happy with their meals! Schnitzel was amazing! Sausage platters were also great! Beer was just right also! Great service!

Thank cruane57
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Himmel Haus is across the street from the Heavenly tram parking lot. Food was hit or miss. Loved the warm spinach salad and cheese spätzle but the Sauerbraten was too vinegary. Servers were nice but they aren't accommodating about splitting checks. The layout is cozy...More

Thank HVoyages
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

The place looks nice inside. They have a good selection of beer but the food is just Ok. We got Belgian fries, house salad, Brussel sprouts, a pretzel and a plate of sausage. Fries and sprouts were a bit oversalted, in house salad we would...More

Thank Vadim P
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October 25, 2017|
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Response from Matthew_E_SF | Property representative |
Hello threre! Yes this year we will be open on Thanksgiving. Please go to our Yelp page via SeatMe where you can make reservations (highly recommended) for your group. If you have any questions, please contact us via our... More
January 15, 2017|
Response from Matthew_E_SF | Property representative |
Yes we have several high chairs, including a European one!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3819 Saddle Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8685
    (June Way)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-314-7665
  • E-mail
HOURS: Mon-Thu 12PM - 2AM Fri 12PM - 2AM Sat 12PM - 2AM Sun 12PM - 2AM Himmel Haus is a German restaurant and bierhaus featuring a wide variety of German and Belgian beers and wines with a simple menu of Bavarian-inspired food. While we will offer some strictly traditional recipes throughout the year, our vision is to take the customary ideas and theories of German Cuisine and give them a contemporary, California twist. Our goal is to serve only the finest and freshest local and sustainable products we can find, from local dairy and organic produce to humanely-raised meats, showcasing these amazing products in our German-inspired fare. Himmel Haus is committed to applying sustainable business practices, and to becoming a go-to locals' spot in South Lake Tahoe. Takes Reservations: YES Accepts Credit Cards: YES Parking: PRIVATE LOT Attire: CASUAL Good for Groups: YES Good for Kids: YES Price Range: $$ Delivery: YES Take-out: YES Waiter Service: YES Wi-Fi: FREE Good For: Lunch/Dinner Music: LIVE EVERY Mon/Sat/Sun Alcohol: Beer & Wine Only Smoking: No Noise Level: Average Ambiance: CASUAL Has TV: YES - 12 ft Big Screen! Caters: YES Wheelchair Accessible: YES Dogs Allowed: Sorry No
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