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Christy Hill Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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115 Grove St, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-8551
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Tahoe City, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Christy Hill is quiet, quaint and fantastic! We love the owner and staff and the view is the best! One of our favorites in Tahoe City.

Thank Lori W
Washington, USA
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to be for a quiet happy hour. Friendly, professional service. We enjoyed a glass of wine, the Caesar salad and a cheese platter. Perfect respite after an afternoon of cross country skiing

Thank BarbaraLee
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner one night after a day of skiing at Squaw Valley and after checking the reviews on this site. The ambiance and staff are very warm and friendly. I presume the lady going around the tables was either the owner or manager and she was clearly making sure everyone was happy and having a good time. The menu... More 

Thank Cruisin4brusin
River Falls, Wisconsin
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful view over Lake Tahoe, great wine from knowledgeable waiter 'JB', we started with the Blistered Shishito Peppers with Cilantro Creme Fraiche and then had the Duet of Duck and the Juniper Berry Brined Natural Pork Chop, both delicious. We finished with the English Sticky Toffee Cake with Pecan Bacon Brittle - wow!

Thank Pscotter
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went with a couple who have a home in the Tahoe area. They are regulars of the restaurant and I could not be happier. The menu was excellent and the wine list solid. My entree was the truffle butter noodles and they were excellent.

Thank CutterInChicago
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339 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Luckily we were able to get spots at the bar, but you'll probably want to get reservations. Great duck gnocchi, osso bucco, and great selection of wine and beer. Also a wonderful view of the lake.

Thank Lizz H
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Christy Hill is a great restaurant in the middle of Tahoe City. I was there on my own so couldn't really give the wine list the attention it deserved (sadly). My food was very good - the hamachi tartare as a starter was particularly notable. Friendly staff. The view in summer over the lake would be good - in December... More 

Thank travelalot42
Chico, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This is one special restaurant with incredible ambience and views of Lake Tahoe and great background music - absolutely the best menu in Tahoe!

Thank rarmstrong888
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The food here is upscale and very well prepared. Certainly not snooty, but a cut above the flannel and jeans ambiance of most places in the area. A good choice for a special occasion. Be aware; this is a beer and wine only establishment. I missed my martini.

Thank kalaloch
San Francisco, California
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our concierge referred us here for our Sat night dinner, menus looked great online as did comments in the reviews. BUT...found it to be a disappointment. I ordered the duck confit, and my husband order the Moroccan Lamb entree. Duck breast was tender but tasteless, the leg was perfect texture but WAY TOO SALTY. A light sauce and lots of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Grove St, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop available right across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-583-8551

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?