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Rosie's Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


served from 11am until close
bowl of organic salted edamame pods
Crab Cakes
griddle fried crab cakes with chipotle sauce
calamari tubes sliced thick, marinated and deep fried with tartar and cocktail sauce
whole steamed artichoke, marinated and grilled with a roasted garlic aioli dip
melted gruyere cheese with white wine, garlic and house made pesto bread for dipping
Pot Stickers
pork filled pot stickers with ginger and wasabe
served from 11am until close. salads: add slice of zucchini bread to any salad $1
mixed greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and choice of dressing. italian, 1000 island, blue cheese, ranch or honey mustard
Chinese Chicken
sliced chicken with iceberg lettuce and crisp fried chinese rice threads, green onion, cilantro, sesame seeds, peanuts with a sweet and sour dressing
Pear And Walnut Salad
mixed greens, blue cheese, walnuts, pears and cherry tomatoes tossed with honey mustard dressing
Greek Salad
salami, feta cheese, fresh spinach, tomato, red onions, olives with a vinaigrette dressing
Cobb Salad
chicken, avocado, blue cheese, bacon, tomatoes, egg and choice of dressing italian, 1000 island, blue cheese, ranch or honey mustard
Cup $2.99
Soup Of The Day
all rosie's sandwiches are served with a choice of soup, salad or fries
Pot Roast Sliders
3 pot roast sliders with grilled onions, cheddar cheese and a pickle served with bbq sauce and horseradish on the side
corned beef, swiss cheese, sauerkraut and 1000 island dressing on grilled rye
French Dip
sliced beef on a french roll served with au jus
Philly Cheese Steak
thinly sliced sirloin steak with peppers, onion and jack cheese
Italian Deli
oven baked roll with sliced ham, turkey, salami, tomato, provolone cheese, mayo and shredded lettuce with italian dressing
oven roasted turkey with cranberry mayo, jack cheese, shredded lettuce, pickle and tomato
served from 11am until close. served with soup, salad or fries
Tex-mex Bacon Burger
includes tomato, shredded lettuce, mayo, pickles. smothered with cheese, bacon, chili and guacamole
Blue Cheese Burger
melted blue cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato, pickles, mayo, 1000 island sauce
Portabella Mushroom Burger
no beef, just a great big mushroom. great big portabella mushroom with provolone cheese, shredded lettuce, avocado, tomato, pickles and hummus on a wheat bun
Garden Burger
grilled veggie garden burger with provolone cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato, pickles and rosie's secret sauce on an onion roll
Turkey Burger
grilled turkey burger with provolone cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato, pickles and rosie's secret sauce on an onion roll
Patty Melt
burger, swiss cheese, sauteed onions on rye bread
add a cup of soup or dinner salad to any entree for $2, or add a small caesar $3
Yankee Pot Roast
served with vegetables and a choice of mashed potatoes with gravy, french fries or roasted red potatoes
Roast Turkey
real turkey breast roasted and served with cranberry sauce, vegetable and a choice of mashed potatoes with gravy, french fries or roasted red potatoes
Fish And Chips
lightly breaded fish filets served with french fries and cole slaw
Chicken Fried Steak
served with vegetable and a choice of mashed potatoes with gravy, french fries or roasted red potatoes
Shrimp Pasta
scampi style with diced tomatoes, onions, garlic, basil, butter and white wine tossed with pasta
served from open until close
Bachelor Bait Chocolate Cake
chocolate layered cake with chocolate frosting
Peanut Butter Butterfinger Pie
peanut butter butterfinger ice cream with a ground oreo cookie crust
Vanilla Oreo Cookie
oreo cookie crumbs filled with chocolate mousse and vanilla ice cream
Toll House Brownie And Ice Cream
house made brownie, vanilla ice cream and hershey chocolate syrup
New York Cheesecake
original recipe, yummy cheesecake
Pecan Praline Cheesecake
ooey gooey delicious
Key Lime Pie
original florida recipe
Family, Friendly restaurant. Able to accommodate large parties. Have an arcade upstairs which is great entertainment for kids on a stormy day. We offer down home comfort foods. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Bar, Cafe
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews zucchini bread fried chicken oatmeal pancakes pot roast strawberry shortcake salad burger prime rib fries soups breakfast burrito potatoes hanging from the ceiling front porch interesting decor vintage bikes fun atmosphere
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ate here with friends...all with very different food needs... Everyone had a great meal! Great spot for a group!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mrt1955
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to park on the street. I went at lunch time during the week and had no trouble getting a seat. The menu looked pretty tasty and the food smelled good. But I was just looking for dessert. While sitting next to the fire...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank markP7424NW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this place for 30 years for breakfast. Tonight we had dinner, me for the first time. It was excellent. My wife had fried chicken and I had the schnitzel. Both were wonderful. This place has an eclectic atmosphere so neither children nor...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Connector617198
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rosie's is busy, but worth the wait. The menu is varied, offering Breakfast until 2 pm and lunch. The servers are rather overworked, so don't get fancy with special requests. No substitutions. But what you get is delightful!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank FaithGalati
Reviewed November 29, 2018

A historic place, which is full of amazing memorabilia. The bloody marys were very tasty and the BLT was impeccable.

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank NDH2306
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Rosie's Cafe is a piece of history for the Tahoe City area. Since 1964, the owners have been collecting memorabilia from other famous places that are no longer in existence, estate sales and wherever else. So when one enters this little looking building (which is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Violette54
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice location across from lake walk. Ecclectic decore made for a nice envieonment. Seated immediately, waited on quickly, food was hot and delivered quickly. Game room upstairs. We took a chance even with some bad reviews. I would recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 427carolynp
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and was not disappointed. This quirky cafe is full of of artifacts to gaze upon. Service was quick, friendly and attentive. I enjoyed a BLT on sourdough with the best sweet potato fries I've ever had. My hubby had a juicy burger...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mosaiclover
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Its a great small restaurant that is right on the water. Took my mom here for her 57th birthday and she loved it. Being able to sit on the water and eat lunch.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank GlendaMaria2013
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

This was one of my biggest highlights at Lake Tahoe! On the outside it looks rather unspectacular, but inside you won’t even know where to look first! The decoration is really amazing! Fantastic breakfast, super friendly staff, LOVED it!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 293katrinr
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August 10, 2018|
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Response from JulesinRHE | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't think so. But if you have a larger party, say over 6 people, I would call and let them know ahead of time and maybe they can make accommodations for you-
November 14, 2016|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the restaurant.
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April 5, 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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