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Riva Grill

Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
+1 530-542-2600
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great dinner, this please is by the lake with beautiful view's, our server was very professional and courtious, Alsakan Salmon and the Sea Bass was our choice which was awsome, very quite place with nice decor, food prices are not bad considering a...More

Thank allenKGranadahills
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu says something when there are no prices listed for their wines. The food was good, nothing to write home about. But portions were not what the price reflected. I would guess that you're paying for being right on the lake (which during the...More

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 11 had a great time in this restaurant. The food was delicious. The Fried Oreos are awesome. We left very happy!!!

Thank monipep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Raffle days & live music. The food is fabulous! Must try the lamb. The drinks are fun and the staff is very friendly. Must check out after hitting the slopes! ❄️

Thank Elayna_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We asked the hotel front desk to recommend a place to have dinner and follow it. The restaurant food is very good although on the expensive side.

Thank Mario L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good, but there was way too much for everyone, so our overall impression was that we'd have preferred less food & commensurately lower prices. Because so much went to waste, it just didn't feel like value for money (about $40 - 50...More

Thank LouiseNE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of 15 looking for a lake view restaurant found Riva Grill over New Year's week. Food was plentiful and well prepared, pretty traditional American food. Nice view of the marina and Lake. No gluten free menu and only limited GF options.

Thank Napatravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New Year is probably not the best time to try a restaurant but it was hard not to conclude that the Riva Grill was not attempting to process as many customers as quickly as possible. The staff were diligent and friendly and some of the...More

Thank paultaylor417
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, lovely setting and decor. A friend reserved this restaurant for us and it was a great choice. Friendly service, especially with the kids. A great menu and a lovely bottle of Mumm to toast in the New Year early.

Thank FunkyWildcat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us got a last minute reservation at this popular lakeside restaurant the nite before New Year’s Eve. We all enjoyed our meals. I had the steak blue cheese salad which was great (the steak comes cold). Others had the hamburger which they loved....More

Thank Jim J
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11 April 2017|
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Response from Debi v | Reviewed this property |
New Years Eve was but I cannot comment on other days
5 October 2016|
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Response from marketingriva | Property representative |
Hi, Thank You for considering Riva Grill for your Christmas Dinner! In addition to our regular menus we will be offering a couple of special dishes created specially for this wonderful occasion! We love this time of the... More
7 July 2015|
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Response from swamprat2016 | Reviewed this property |
Judging from the food we got, it is not even human friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
    (Hwy. 50)
  • Public Transportation: Riva Grill is centrally located in South Lake Tahoe where Ski Run Blvd. meets Lake Tahoe. We are one mile west of the Heavenly Gondola; on the south side of highway 50, and a quick ride by taxi cab, Blue Go transit or bicycle. Many folks choose to walk here on warm summer evenings and return by taxi. Plenty of bicycle and kayak parking available.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-2600
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