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Driftwood Cafe

1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
+1 530-544-6545
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“omelette” (75 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a late breakfast and ended up being lunch time. The potato pancakes are so good. I ordered my eggs scrambled well done brown came out perfect. Good tea and coffee.

Thank pattig793
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family enjoyed lunch here twice during our recent vacation. The cafe is just steps from the Marriott Grand Residences, where we stayed. The service was prompt and attentive and the food was great. We enjoyed the Driftwood sandwich (bacon and avocado), veggie quiche and...More

Thank jerseygirl107
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had read about the Driftwood and it lived up to its reputation. Excellent food, a diverse breakfast menu and very friendly service. We got there soon after it opened and had no trouble getting a table, but by the time we left a crowd...More

Thank 452bruceh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is small but worth it. Had a 50 minute wait on Monday and we walked right in on Tuesday. I had the meat lovers omelette with a side of fresh fruit. Very good fruit in June. The omelet had sliced avocado on it....More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The portions are ample and the eggs were excellent. Pancakes are huge and tasty! Parking was a problem as one used to be able to park across the street BUT the businesses across the street have just introduced a towing policy (06/26/17) so be careful.

Thank MikeSFSanFrancisco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute little place with friendly and attentive staff, wonderful coffee, and good options for vegans. We had oatmeal with optional added fruit and blueberry muffin and the Vegan Scram (veggies with grated hash browns incorporated). Served with fruit and choice of DRY toast (no butter)....More

1  Thank KarenR456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has always been a favorite. Tho, it has moved to a new location, food and service all still excellent.

Thank dynarider
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had the special on Saturday... corned beef hash that was delicious. Lots of corned beef, served with very tasty fresh fruit. My husband had steak and eggs that was cooked to his liking and quite good as well. Loved our waitress. It was crowded but...More

Thank Jarbob51
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I will make it very simple! Everything was fantastic! Service,food,quality and quantity all 5 star. Went there for a birthday breakfast. Loved it!

Thank shez369
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Took my resorts senior managers out for lunch and once again visited Driftwood Café a favorite of all team members. Nice to have the option of still being able to order breakfast even during lunch time. Great food and service.

Thank Mark A
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Questions & Answers
Carol G
11 April 2017|
Response from SouthLakeTahoeDude | Property representative |
We are open 7 am to 3 pm and serve breakfast and lunch all day. Soup starts at 11 am.
18 July 2015|
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Response from CiaoBella59 | Reviewed this property |
I dined inside the cafe a couple of times and did, indeed, see people seated outside who were served as well if it wasn't too busy inside. On days it was busy, patrons came inside to order and brought their food outside if... More
Robert B
30 June 2015|
Response from SouthLakeTahoeDude | Property representative |
Sorry for late reply. I have never seen these questions before today when I got an email from Trip Advisor. We use Alpen Sierra coffee, vienna roast. They do have an online store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Heavenly Village Way, Ste 1A, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7068
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-6545
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