Charming Tahoe City is popular for its easy access to West Shore of Lake Tahoe and its close proximity to the ski areas of Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Homewood. Tahoe City also known for having some of the best restaurants in the area. These 10Best choices range from elegant restaurants and bars with a great lake view (like Christy Hill) to cafés that serve some darn good breakfasts and coffee.
For breakfast, start out at the Fire Sign Café for their large servings of Eggs Benedict or waffles. For lunch visit Bridgetender or Jake's on the Lake, which are both good for people watching or being by the water. For an afternoon pick-me-up, get a tea or coffee from the Dam Café and stick around to watch the people on Fanny Bridge. For dinner, head over to the West Shore Cafe in nearby Homewood for their small plates or delicious cioppino or to Montagna at the Resort at Squaw Creek for amazing mountain views and light Italian favorites.