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Captain Jon's - CLOSED

7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
+1 530-546-4819
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“street tacos” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
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21 - 30 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, great view, nice people. I heartily recommend Captain Jon's. Patio dining right on Lake Tahoe.

Thank dmccg3
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We visited Captain Johns many times during our week long honeymoon stay! The views can't be beat. The staff was super friendly and fun. We especially loved Kelly and Brandon! They made us some great specialty drinks. We had fantastic clam chowder, zucchini sticks and...More

Thank The_Henris
Tracy Y, Owner at Captain Jon's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Thank you so much for Staying in our Hotel and visiting us in the restaurant! We enjoyed hosting you. Hope you make it a yearly anniversary visit and that we will be here to serve you! Cheers!

Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stopped at Captain Jon's for its scenic location right over the lake. There was something listed as a "Chicago Hot Dog" on the menu -- and as someone who lived in Chicago for over 50 years and now live in California, I've been sadly...More

2  Thank brianjbuck
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Atmosphere , food and service were all memorable. We will definitely go back on our next trip to Tahoe. They have a nice happy hour as well...great spot to have an afternoon snack and cocktails !

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Always crowded, if you have a group make reservations. Food is very good and their specialty drinks are worth ordering. Friendly waitstaff and prompt service. Very happy with the prices and the quality of food.

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Captain Jon's had a great menus and incredible view right on Lake Tahoe. The service was exceptional and friendly and everyone made us feel like we were family. I definitely recommend stopping by for lunch or dinner whenever your in Tahoe!

Thank SeanCRM
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We just stopped in for drinks and appetizers on the spur of moment. Wonderful over the water location with an on the dock feel. Friendly staff. I am looking forward to going back for a full dinner.

Thank AlamoBeerGuy
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were staying in South Lake Tahoe for a week for our 8th anniversary. We had a rental car so on the first full day of our trip we decided to venture to Vikingholm. We were enjoying the ride around the lake...More

Thank EllenM0rgan
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My daughter and I went in for lunch. We were immediately approached by the hostess and seated. The waitress was very pleasant and knowledgeable of the menu. For an appetizer we ordered the calamari (Highly recommend- delicious) I ordered the French dip sandwich and my...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Wow!! We love this place. It's so charming and they serve yummy cocktails. Friendly and upbeat service with lots of tasty appetizers. The outdoor seating reminds me of the Virgin Islands. It's simply beautiful!!! We will be back. :-)

Thank Sonia C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 530-546-4819
  • E-mail
Perched where land meets lake on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, Captain Jon's, is a restaurant that offers modern american dining, craft cocktails great wine list and a stunning view.
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