Evan's American Gourmet Cafe
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Evan's American Gourmet Cafe in South Lake Tahoe is an intimate, 35 seat restaurant that has made a name for itself in several magazines and newspapers including Bon Appetit. Evan's is also rated... Read More
Evan's American Gourmet Cafe in South Lake Tahoe is an intimate, 35 seat restaurant that has made a name for itself in several magazines and newspapers including Bon Appetit. Evan's is also rated Three Stars in Mobil Travel Guide and Three Diamonds in the AAA Guide and is a fourteen year ongoing recipient of The Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Their eclectic menu features appetizers like Scallop Quenelles with sherry-lobster cream for $13, and Millefeuille of goat cheese-hummus spread layered with spinach, tomato and sweet and salty phyllo layers, topped with truffle honey for $11. The salads include a spinach salad with duck sausage, pancetta,� toasted pine nuts, shaved Asiago cheese and balsamic vinegar dressing for $9 and the main entrees include seared day boat scallops with wild rice-saffron orzo pilaf, served with preserved lemon vinaigrette, arugula and asparagus for $34. Don't miss their desserts like the Chocolate Pots de Creme and the Lemon Napoleon.
- Steakhouses: "Evan's has been owned by the same local couple for 24 years."
- Best for Steakhouses Because: Try the Charbroiled Korean short ribs on a bed of matchstick vegetables with sesame vinaigrette, pickled ginger, wakame and fried rice noodles.