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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“signature drink” (15 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

OK let's just get this out of the way first. This is an expensive place sitting right on the water. The views are great, the food is above average, and the service is good. This frankly is one of those places where you know you...More

Thank RC30319
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant has pricey, but amazing food and the view of the lake is great! The staff was very friendly and attentive. We sat outside and there were heaters everywhere, but inside it was just as comfortable.

Thank Katrin R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Group dinner, so can't review the menu, but the food prepared for our buffet was very good and the view incredible. Good wine list.

Thank planningpro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing chipotle-blueberry syrup comes with the chicken and waffles. Its sweet, and then the spice hits you. bah-yummbah! feel free to get some more if you run out. This is not a value restaurant, and you are definitely paying for the ambiance.

Thank andycoyle
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been raining a bit the night we were here, so there was no outdoor dining. The indoor seating was nice, but the view was limited. The service was top notch and the food was well prepared and tasty, albeit a bit pricy. And...More

Thank CO719_Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant has a nice setting off the Lake with a nice view, but food is mediocre and way overpriced.

Thank ericang10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here because we read the reviews here on Trip Advisor and we weren't disappointed. Your car is taken by valet but this is free (well you could tip them of course!). There are 2 areas to choose from, on the left it seemed...More

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome view of the lake! Excellent stake and french fríes ! Desert on the house! Definitely we will be back!

Thank doctorlolli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location very close to the waters edge of Tahoe. Food is excellent, drinks are strong and staff is with it and super friendly. Stephanie at the bar is such a delightful person with an addictive personality. Burgers are a favorite and their fries are...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner here. Surprisingly, there are not too many choices overlooking the lake. I would consider it good by Tahoe standards but not amazing if you travel a lot. The food was good, the service was good and the view was as good...More

Thank NYlexy
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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
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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