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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%
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“coconut shrimp” (18 reviews)
“signature drink” (16 reviews)
“filet” (33 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 August 2, 2018

The location is very pretty. On the Lake with view of Ski Run Marina. View from the 2nd floor where the rehearsal dinner was held had a tiny balcony that fit appx 8 people comfortably. The food was very good. Wish we had a few...More

Thank 176annemariec
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We were staying at our timeshare, Tahoe Beach & Ski Club, and decided to visit the Riva Grill for the first time. The atmosphere is awesome. The service is excellent. The zucchini was delicious and the Bloody Mary's are so yummy! Mia was our server...More

Thank Emma1220
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We came here for dinner during our stay in Lake Tahoe. Simply delicious food overlooking the lake. Our server, Luke, was friendly and helpful and recommended their fillet with shrimp. It was delicious and I had no regrets selecting that! He also treated us to...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Wonderful table right outside overlooking the lake and the Ski Run Boats. Wonderful evening, Rob was wonderful wait staff, and the Halibut was off the charts, of course no meal is perfect without the " Wet Woody", great atmosphere, lovely setting, moderately priced

Thank _pamnatz
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Summer time fun time. A patio, a lake and excellent libations!! What more can you need? The service is excellent. The drinks, fun and cooling with a huge kick. Food this go around was only soso. Still can't figure out why they don't have wood...More

Thank ccinchico
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Came here with a large group during a convention (15 people) and we were seated promptly with a specialty drink in hand. The view was outstanding and outdoor seating was available. The menu is varied and portions are generous. The wait staff was friendly and...More

Thank Sal L
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The experience was nice...dining at the marina Ana enjoying the views of the lake. Dinner was good, server friendly and efficient. Bear in mind it is expensive to eat here...we paid over $150. Including tip for two of us and we did not order any...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Every time we go to South Lake, there's a large group of us & we always eat 1 meal here. It's a beautiful restaurant right on the beach with a decent menu. Although I will point out that for me, the only vegan in the...More

Thank Vegeterin09
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic dinner for 6 of us. Started with drinks, the special house drink is called a "woody" then it comes in many different types of woodie. I had a raspberry on my woody, it was very refreshing and tasty. First course was soup or salad...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Our service was exceptional and our meal delicious. What is better than a Wet Woody and outside seating on the beach? We had French onion soup, filet and scampi, and ahi - yummy! Great searing on the steak and blending of flavors. We also had...More

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