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The Beacon Bar & Grill

1900 Jameson Beach Rd, at Camp Richardson Resort, CA 96150
+1 530-541-0630
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“calamari” (33 reviews)
“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1900 Jameson Beach Rd, at Camp Richardson Resort, CA 96150
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant and bar have the best view in town. Bartender was wonderful and very friendly. Our server was very good as well. The food was good nothing I would call exceptional. We had clams as an appetizer and they were extremely gritty, the filet...More

Thank TravelingFamily416
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A long time destination in South Tahoe, this restaurant doesn’t disappoint. Here with a friend for a lite lunch on November 1- incredible late season sunny skies before the snows hit. Blackened shrimp salad for one, mahi fish tacos for Moi. Yummy. Corn tortillas (vs...More

Thank traveltarot
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We have been stopping here for years. It is right on the beach at Camp Richardson. The burgers are the best ever and the view of Lake Tahoe and the Marina are awesome. They have other items on the menu too and are equally as...More

Thank calsun99
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A great place to eat in the South Lake Tahoe area. Best fish and chips ever! So relaxing to sit on the deck, eat great food and enjoy the scenery!

Thank 107nan2010
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Lunch by the lake was very pleasant, good portions, good service. At the high end for sandwiches, but it was on the lake. Second visit.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Some of the staff seemed very tired (one of the bartenders in particular who aggressively shouted "LAST CALL" into the restaurant as he stormed through). Luckily our server continued to serve us alcohol as we hadn't been there for very long at that stage. Food...More

Thank Patra_28
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We were glad to discover this place when looking for a lakefront eatery. Great views, food and service. parking was a bit sketchy with signs posted saying you needed a permit. When we asked about it they said if no one was in the guard...More

Thank karenkIllinois
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch during our bike ride on the Pope Baldwin bike trail. Friendly service, good food. The rum runner lived up to the hype.

Thank pjwanders
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This was the worst restaurant experience of my life. Our wedding party reserved the bar from 10 to midnight with confirmation from the business. They turned us away on the night of the wedding because the manager didn't want to work an additional 2 hours....More

2  Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The Beacon is such a fun place. It is situated right on the water. The food and drinks were wonderful, and the service was spectacular. We made reservations and wee seated on the edge of the deck, so the lake was only a few yards...More

Thank clz7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Jameson Beach Rd, at Camp Richardson Resort, CA 96150
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-0630
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