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Captain Jon's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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7220 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
+1 530-546-4819
11:30 - 21:00
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Mon 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 21:00
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Seaside, Oregon
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 travelintime
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
San Antonio, Texas
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 so much that we missed a turn somewhere and didn't make it to Vikingholm. We... More 

Thank EllenM0rgan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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 daughter ordered the street tacos for our main dish. Excellent and very reasonably priced. The... More 

Thank Roger D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

The food, the view, and the service was exceptional. I would recommend the ahi poke and the hamburger. Can't wait to go back and try something different.

Thank 17Dawg
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This place is on the water and allows you to have your dog on leash in the outdoor dining area. The hours can be tricky I learned but the staff was so accommodating. The menu is small but the food was pretty good.

1 Thank Lacey B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I loved the French dip sandwich and noticed the fish on the menu with other great dishes. Just loved their wine list! Signature cocktails is a must since I saw the bartender making them by the dozen for people. The view is the best! Watching the sail boats, paddle boarders go by and just enjoying being on the lake!

1 Thank Heidi L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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
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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