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Ernie's Coffee Shop

1207 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6206
+1 530-541-2161
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“omelet” (6 reviews)
“home fries” (3 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1207 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6206
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great find, will visit again when in South Lake Tahoe. Had a Club Sandwich, was pleasantly surprised that it was made with REAL roasted turkey slices, and thick cut bacon! Ice tea was fresh, and the french fries where perfect. Many tables around us ordered...More

Thank Carol V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited Ernie's Coffee Shop. We hadn't been there in quite a while so we thought we would give it a try. We were impressed with it's cleanliness. It was not very busy and the staff was mildly attentive, They could have been more...More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group had the breakfast burrito and the egg sandwich. Great spot to get a full breakfast if you are going to one of the snowmobiling tours in the area.

Thank 851travelbug
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were recommended for breakfast to Ernie's and it was a great experience Maria was our server and she was great. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank Wanda C
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank and I recently drove from the Sacramento area to Mammoth, and looked for a breakfast place in South Lake Tahoe. Our vegan son and his friend got a vote, and since they found Ernie's has some vegan items,...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

First off, they just jacked up the prices between a $1.00 to $1.50 on almost every item. The only thing it has going for the COFFEE SHOP is the coffee. Fresh pancake batter rises as it cooks, their pancakes looks like the batter was made...More

Thank R W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ernie's is a very nice local shop.It is a breakfast/lunch type of place. The food is served with large portions and the service is quick and friendly, with easy to handle prices. It is located on HI 50, westbound, just past the Y on the...More

Thank U1461LFfranciscor
Reviewed 7 March 2017

we asked a local to recommend a good place for breakfast/lunch that was away from the tourist area, and he directed us here. It is at the west and south side of South lake Tahoe, off the side of the road, we would have missed...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We have been going to Tahoe for years, it was our first visit to Ernie's. The food was excellent. We had omelets.

Thank sandieago
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I stop by this Restaurant every time I can and visit Lake Tahoe, it is most of the time very busy but the food is great and they have very good costumer service too.

Thank Martha C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150-6206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-2161
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