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West Shore Cafe

5160 West Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
+1 530-525-5200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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5160 West Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Come to the West Shore HUNGRY! Their portions are enormous. It would be easy to share entrees, if so inclined. We had a lovely supper there the day after Christmas. The seafood and pasta dish was very good and had a generous serving of shrimp...More

Thank AnnaJ04
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Just attended our son's wedding and the location was perfect. I was concerned about having the ceremony outside on the dock in December as it thought it would be too cold. It turned out perfect and got positive feedback from all who attended. This is...More

Thank Fredbvegas
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Have stayed here a couple of times during ski season. Unbelievable view, friendly staff and great food. Love the area. Rafael P

Thank Rafael P
Reviewed 17 November 2017

My husband and I were married at the WSC back in 2015 and I wouldn't have wanted to get married anywhere else! We rented out the entire venue (and the rooms above) during our weekend and it was just magical. The staff was incredible, the...More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We recently stayed at West Shore for a wedding we were attending. Not only was the wedding awesome - chairs set up on the pier, fabulous Moscow mule cocktail hour, and an amazing dinner served simultaneously for 60 or so folks, but waking up to...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

You can’t beat the atmosphere of this little cafe. The food is top notch and the staff is super friendly. Do yourself a favor and get the Meeks Mule sit back and enjoy the view!

Thank Jeannette B
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The views of the lake are insane, and it is a beautiful place for a wedding! You can also come here for lunch/dinner/cocktails! Sit at the bar and watch the sunset. Apps, signature cocktails and food are all fabulous. Such a great meat and cheese...More

Thank Janelle B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Attended a wedding here last month. The lodge, rooms and location are old Tahoe elegance on the lake. The quirks? The indoor space is very noisy with a large crowd. The outdoor deck has an area where guests were seated that was behind a structure...More

Thank Tahoevicki
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Top notch venue! Stop in for a drink either inside or on the dock, even at the fire pit at the end of the dock; enjoy a savory meal; spend the night in a room with lake views; or even plan a wedding on site!

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I was in Tahoe for a wedding and was invited for a family lunch at west shore café, what a treat! Great food and the wine, beer and cocktail list was impressive too! I would come back to Tahoe just to eat in this amazing...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5160 West Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
    (Homewood Mountain Resort)
  • Public Transportation: Tahoe Area Regional Transit hosts a shuttle drop-off and pick-up location outside the West Shore Cafe.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: +1 530-525-5200
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A picturesque lakefront restaurant and inn located at Lake Tahoe's west shore, the West Shore Cafe offers guests delicious cuisine and superb service amidst some of the world's most beautiful surroundings. West Shore Cafe offers a festive and romantic Lakeview setting with elegant, yet approachable cuisine at affordable prices. As a year-round destination, the West Shore Cafe beckons skiers during the winter months and is mere steps from sister property, Homewood Mountain Resort. During summer months, the West Shore Cafe's location is ideal for those cruising the bike path, as well as boaters touring Lake Tahoe. West Shore Cafe hosts several buoys, and welcomes boaters and kayakers ashore.
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