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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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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (20 reviews)
“signature drink” (19 reviews)
“filet” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. Hours
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 5 days ago

We went for the fish taco's but the bar was already full with the live music, so we decided to have dinner. WOW - everyone at the table loved their meal. I had the Cobb salad -not the usual Cobb - chicken on the skewers...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service and quality drinks, but rather pricey. We would have come back, but there were plenty of more affordable options.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank prplgl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent Christmas Eve there, which was perfect. The food was delicious and service was great and ambience was festive, upscale yet warm and cozy. The quality of dishes and presentation were both great. There was live music playing at the bar which added to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the crusted ahi and the meat&shrimp, however it is a bit on the expensive side. The margarita is GREAT!!! Strong and great taste! My daughter (4) loved the mac and cheese. They serve some pretzel sticks along with a dressing which is very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lissgg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stop in here for lunch because of the lobster bisque. The bisque was tasty, but there was no lobster in it! I had the french onion soup, which had a great flavor to it. We shared a house salad with the roasted...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Leah P
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice ambiance, good food and excellent service! Ask for Dustin, he went above and beyond to make our experience memorable. Lovely evening with friendly, funny and caring staff.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank WhatTheWhen
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Our dinner was below expectations. We ordered well done Rib eye. Meet was still testy but it was close to row. Hash brown in top of it was terrible, but mushrooms were delicious. Servuse was great. Noisy, the music was so noisy too (bad quality...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank amriteshvara
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Visited with large group of 12 people last week after wedding. Beautiful views of Lake Tahoe. Excellent food and they easily accomodated a vegan and a gluten free person. Steak was excellent and everything delicious. Will be back! Try the Wet Woody drink :) Located...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vicetta
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Not a big drinker but their signature drink is awesome. Thai chicken lettuce wraps will tie it all together. Great place!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Assistant H
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Crazy Popular on weekends, it's great , so it's busy. That's not a bad thing but i really like it on the weekdays! Right on the water. Do what the locals do...go like on a Tuesday and the staff is giving even better service than...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chuck W
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April 11, 2017|
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Response from Debi v | Reviewed this property |
New Years Eve was but I cannot comment on other days
October 5, 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
July 7, 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
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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