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Rosie's Cafe

571 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-8504
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (21 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:30All hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
571 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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1 - 10 of 435 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a coffee and it was only so so. The service though was wonderful. I'll go back for some food and see how it goes.

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for a car show and saw this restaurant so we decided to try it for dinner. The service was great and the food was very good. For those in our group that had the turkey, everyone loved it. The other dishes...More

Thank 794georgew
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Tahoe City looking for a place for breakfast and saw an empty table outside at Rosie's so I grabbed it. The menu had a wide variety of breakfast items. I had the Green Eggs and Ham which was eggs with spinach and...More

Thank Bigsurrunner
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find in downtown Tahoe City. The turkey dinner was like at home. Pizzas are fresh and hot. The service was superb and the waiter was very knowledgable about the area. Clam chowder soup was the daily soup and was one of the...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rosie's is a diner with fun decor, decent food and okay service. But it feels more local than touristy, and despite the mediocre service, we'd come back. The oatmeal pancakes with applesauce and lingonberries were super! Breakfast all day, which is always a plus.

Thank phantomframe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is simply average, nothing special at all. My husband and I were baffled by the good reviews. Plain bland run of the mill diner food. I'd give 3 stars but we ate outside and one of their metal chairs had one of their...More

Thank Atalanta8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service. Waited 20 minutes not even a hello then when we caught the waitress attention she still walked away. Not busy at all, might have been 12 people (paying customers) in the restaurant. Really great views, but your not getting my tip money! What...More

Thank Tammi N
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very comfortable small, cozy restaurant with a fire place and a ceiling full of vintage bicycles. Lots of comfort food. The fries were not good, but the other menu items were good. Seemed like a lot of locals like this place. Well worth a visit,...More

Thank EarthRider
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Very nice ambience inside and out. Across the street from Lake Tahoe but in the heart of this small town on the lake. I had a Mexican dish since it was cinco de mayo – chili rellenos. It was fine. The service was a bit...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I drove past and saw their sign that the fried Chicken was back. It made me think it must be good for people to want it back. So I turned around and I'm so glad I did. It was delicious the service excellent and the...More

Thank Kim B
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Nearby Attractions
Commons Beach Park
50 reviews
.51 km away
North Lake Tahoe Historical Society and Gatekeepers Museum
43 reviews
.73 km away
Tahoe City Visitor Information Center
14 reviews
.59 km away
Watson Cabin Living Museum
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.05 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
are you open on Thanksgiving
14 November 2016|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the restaurant.
Mara G
Is Rosie's open for dinner?
5 April 2016|
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Response from Pam M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But I know nothing about their dinner menu or quality.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 571 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-583-8504
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