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Himmel Haus

3819 Saddle Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8685
+1 530-314-7665
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (31 reviews)
“pretzels” (25 reviews)
“sausage platter” (16 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We have been about 5or6 times and we are very happy with our food. The menus are seasonal but we always enjoy the pretzel with a delicious cheese dipping sauce. The carmelized onions are a tasty side to the pretzel. The curry wurst is authentic...More

Thank Martha Ann M
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Our reservation was for 7, and they had us down for 6. I wasn't involved in the negotiation, but apparently getting the table for 7 people at 7 was quite tough, though that is when we had reserved for (and we made the reservation weeks...More

Thank cheyswag21
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Poor service and the WORST management! Do not expect the management or staff to care at all about reservations, timing, or even seating you! Been here 3x but was only able to eat here once!! Food was decent the first time given you don't have...More

Thank MelMay911
Matthew_E_SF, Owner at Himmel Haus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I respect your right to highlight issues that you have had with our restaurant and staff, and we are truly sorry for your experience as you have detailed it. Obviously you are upset and you deserve and apology. We are truly sorry. I did also...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018

We were on vacation and decided to try something new to us.We were offered the lounge area by the fire, for the kids to roam around. My littles are a bit high energy, but no one bat an eye at their dancing and climbing around....More

Thank Louie D
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Delightful ambiance, kegs stacked on walls, large fireplace in each dining area, stout, wooden family style tables, warm, circular bar with many German beers, accented on a full-size wall in chalk with colorful characters, worthy of canvas. Appetizers are decadent, desserts homemade, and topped with...More

Thank Maggiem4e
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We had a small wedding party, only 6 ppl but Jocelyn was so accommodating. She lit the fire place for us and was welcoming even though we were an hour early. Jared was the chef, he took our order for us and the food was...More

Thank Venelope V
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely scrumptious!! We loved the food here! We ate family style at a large table in the middle of the pub. We had a huge Bavarian pretzel, roasted brussel sprouts made perfectly and cheesy späetzel. Oh my gosh! Top that off with some Weihenstephaner Pilsner...More

Thank knowleshill
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Stopped here for a late dinner on a quiet weeknight. Service was fast and excellent. We also received some great tips on what to do/see in the area. We had the pretzel appetizer, the pork schnitzel, bratwurst, and apple strudel. All of the food was...More

Thank merlin0830
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Questions & Answers
25 October 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
15 January 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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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