Best Lunch in Tahoe

Ah, the land of mountains and beaches. With plenty of outdoor activities to busy your days here in Tahoe, the mid-day meal sometimes gets postponed. And when you finally get around to it, you’re famished. So once you’ve skied, hiked, swam, or paddle-boarded your heart out, you’ll want a meal that satisfies your cravings. Wherever you are in Tahoe, we’ve narrowed down the best lunches to do just that. Refuel and get back out there!

Feature Photo: Jason’s Beachside Grille

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Bert’s Cafe

1146 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe (South Shore)

Located by the Yin South Lake Tahoe, Berts is long beloved for their iconic club sandwich and salads to suit whatever mood you happen to be in from their Santa Fe to Greek and Asian chicken salads, all of them also available in tortilla wraps. Meanwhile, a selection of internationally enhanced handmade burgers on custom buns and delicious deli sandwiches are sure to please all. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 7am to 2pm.

Photo: Courtesy of Chambers Landing Bar & Grill

Chambers Landing Bar & Grill

6300 Chambers Lodge Road, Homewood (West Shore)

The oldest lakefront bar in Tahoe, the always popular, historic Chambers Grill serves the perfect summer beach fare from grilled street corn on the cob to burgers and hotdogs to ground turkey tacos and a variety of pizzas. Whether lounging on the outdoor porch or inside its picturesque bar, sipping on one of their Chambers punches of light rum and tropical juices adds to the relaxed, beachfront vibe. Open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 5pm, Friday through Sunday from 11am to 7pm.

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Jason’s Beachside Grille

8338 N. Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach (North Shore)

For spectacular lake views, this family-friendly spot is perched on a scenic lakefront deck adjacent to a grassy sandbar, ideal for the kids to run around on after lunch. Well known for their famous slow-roasted baby back ribs, gourmet burgers from their mushroom Swiss to their portabella are also fan favorites along with their fish & chips, grilled artichoke, clam chowder and French onion soup. Open 12pm to 8pm daily.

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New Moon Natural Foods

Here you will find a wide variety of freshly made-to-order lunch items to accommodate even the most discerning vegetarian, vegan, paleo, and dairy-, nut- or gluten-free sensitive customer. The organic juice and smoothie bar includes a carrot cake shake made with mango, pecans, carrots and coconut ice cream. For an extra dose of healthy, try one of their wheatgrass or ginger shots or feel good about devouring any one of their specialty sandwiches like the yellow submarine — a wild-caught, albacore tuna salad panini — their vegan Holla Back Girl made with marinated, grief tempeh, or their revival wrap made with housemade hummus. Open 11am to 3pm daily.

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