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Lakefront dining in South Lake Tahoe

With so many restaurants in South Lake Tahoe – from family-style to fine dining – it’s pretty easy to find something yummy to match your tastes and budget. As a bonus, some of the best South Lake Tahoe dining establishments serve up a delicious meal with a side of beautiful lake views. Here is my list of top spots for waterfront dining at Lake Tahoe.

On Mountain Dining at Kirkwood

Home cooked meals for over 150 years. Take a step back in time at the historic Kirkwood Inn on Highway 88, just east of Kirkwood Meadows Drive. Built in 1864 by Zachary Kirkwood, the Inn retains its original character with its rustic log cabin design. The Inn features Western cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with a full service bar.

On Mountain Dining at Sierra-at-Tahoe

Sierra-at-Tahoe's on-hill food options cover all the bases, from Southern-style BBQ complete with views of Huckleberry Canyon and Lake Tahoe, juicy burgers and soul-warming chili to ancient grain rice bowls, surf tacos and Spanish-style bocadillos ... we've got something for everyone to eat while spending a day on the slopes! Guests can look out over the action on Broadway while enjoying delicious food, sipping post-ski drinks and often surrounded by live music and events. Sign me up.

Bring Your Appetite When You Visit Mt. Rose

A word to the wise: Come hungry when you visit Mt. Rose. Gus’s famous breakfast burritos. Beers from local microbreweries. Expansive views and incredible outdoor dining opportunities that allow you to make the most of Tahoe’s famously sunny days that follow the storms… These are just a few of the things that make dining at Mt. Rose a must.

Dining in Nevada

Whether you’re enjoying the complex culinary innovations of a Michelin-rated restaurant, diving into the grilled-up goodness of a roadside eatery or sitting shoulder to shoulder with story-telling cowboys over some legendary Basque cuisine, Nevada’s menu is as diverse as it is delectable.

On Mountain Dining at Northstar

Every meal is an opportunity to raise the bar on the ski resort dining experience. That’s the philosophy of Northstar California’s team of culinary experts, led by Executive Chef Steve Anderson. Nestled in the belly of Northern California’s rich gastronomic traditions, Northstar draws from regional influences and sources whole ingredients from local providers whenever possible.

Craft Breweries of Reno Tahoe Launch New Map

Greatness is brewing up here in the High Sierra. In fact, Reno Tahoe USA has recently become a West Coast hub for hops, where enthusiasts can rejoice in the art and passion of craft beer. Here, we’ve embraced the small-batch movement, with dozens of local brewers and taverns offering both established favorites and seasonal specialties.

7 Favorite Reno Boutiques

Hit Reno Tahoe boutiques next time you’re in town for great finds that’ll please even the pickiest fashionistas. Here are a few favorites that range from consignment to upscale designer and retro to pin-up...