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7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
+1 530-546-2434
17:00 - 22:00
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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner there on our first night in Tahoe. The food was OK, but it wasn't worth the 45 minute wait. Pasta sauce was bland and food was a bit cold when it came to the table.

Thank Raghda E
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time visiting. Authentic Italian food at reasonable prices. Good service. The Veal Parmesan is big enough to share.

Thank Lori S
Boston, Massachusetts
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167 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for happy hour had good menu and not much competition except for a steakhouse. Ordered calimari steak and thin crust pizza. Pizza was,deep dish and returned .calimari breaded nicely but no taste at all. Vegetables huge but overcooked. Pasta lukewarm as was all food,nothing steaming upon served not even vegetables. Server was nice took pizza,back with a smile... More 

Thank scrapmetal
Montevideo, Uruguay
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252 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Some of their items are very good (eggplant parmigiana, some of the veal dishes), but others are just so-so. One of us had a chicken dish with rubbery chicken. Will be back to try other menu items.

Thank In4itt
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

came across lanza's about 20 years ago while skiing with a friend north lake tahoe. look forward to going back many many times since for the recipes mama lanza (the founder) passed down. i always go for the joe's vegetarian casserole, a combo of spinach fettucini, zucchini, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers and spinach baked with marinara sauce and cheeses (it... More 

Thank greg g
Lakeside, California
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

The wait may scare you but it is well worth it! It is a wonderful place that embodies the King Beach vibe of coolness and family, and wonderfulness! The food is better than almost anywhere in the world I have ate at! A must to go to when you want good food and wonderful staff!

Thank momtks
Niceville, Florida
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111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Cozy family friendly atmosphere, though it can get a bit loud when busy great menu (the lasagna is truly outstanding) fast courteous service sourdough based garlic bread with house marinara sauce is fantastic the only problem I had - I was Sooo full because I ate so much. In typically overpriced Lake Tahoe Lanza's offers a great dining experience and... More 

Thank Smith61
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165 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Some staff are great. Others look like they are being held there as hostage. I was really in the mood for a thin crust pizza but it was quite a thick base and at best only very ordinarily tasting.

Thank jp0069
Edmond, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Our family has eaten here on visits to Tahoe for years & never been disappointed! The lasagna is the best I've ever eaten. The portions are large so we shared & added a house salad (awesome!) & a glass of wine. Our kids, who are young adults, loved the chicken fettuccine. The staff is very friendly & it is a... More 

Thank DeeinOK
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were there for a cold night in early January. It was Wednesday and for our surprise it was full!!! We wait for 20 min and the we start to enjoy the great atmosphere and delicious food. It was a great experience, with great stuff. Highly recommended!!!

Thank 5cargotravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7739 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Kings Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 530-546-2434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?