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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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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 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
Reviewed July 13, 2018

So, great location on the water, but the food has stepped down a notch, Our server, once he came to our table after a good wait was very attentive and friendly. I always start with the deviled eggs, which had 5 halves and were very...More

Thank legsbell
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

One of the go-to places on Lake Tahoe overlooking marina and lake. Quite busy at 7:15 PM July 2nd. Apparently well known for specialty cocktails which several in the group enjoyed. Food nothing spectacular and at the price point actually quite disappointing. Shared several appetizers...More

Thank Doubleeagle
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Excellent food and service. A little pricy, but for a special meal in a special location, this will do the trick. Sit on the deck over the beach and boat landing for a real Tahoe experience.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Took kids ages 12 and 10. Sat right on the water. The meal was good but not as good as the view. The complimentary breadsticks and hummus were yummy!

Thank kf21182
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Enjoy a nice snack by ordering the 18 oz steak. Accept the fact that it may require a few days to completely digest. Make this your first stop on your Tahoe stay.

Thank 831gregoryf
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

The only thing this place has going for it is the view of Lake Tahoe- which you can enjoy elsewhere without the uncleanliness and without the bad overcooked food. We were there with our son to celebrate my husbands birthday and it ended up being...More

1  Thank Kim M
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

I recently had a business trip to Tahoe. I ended up going to Riva 3 nights in a row. It wasn't really planned, but I had no regrets. Each time the food was wonderfully prepared. The atmosphere is great, right on the water with views...More

Thank John W
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This was a really nice restaurant. I was very blessed to eat there, because it was a birthday gift from my Dad to my daughter, in which the whole family got treated. Lucky us. Riva Grill is GREAT! Loved my salad, the complimentary breadsticks, the...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Expensive waterfront million dollar location. Go for the view and you can park your boat and walk in. Great food and service. Happy hour specials and music.

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