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Macduff's Pub

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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1041 Fremont Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8137
+1 530-542-8777
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Decent beer and food choices. I got a cheese burger and it was nothing special. One group was very loud but it's a pub so that is to be expected! I'd go there again for beer, but I'd pass on it as a place to eat.

Thank Kathleen L
Walnut Creek, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Read such great reviews about this place we had to try it out. They don't take reservations and if you have a big party, they won't seat you until everyone is there. We were seated upstairs by the bar. Staff were friendly and accommodating. Real authentic shepherd's pie, chicken pot pie, fish and chips... everything was very good and hearty... More 

Thank Meeyoung
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here and the food was excellent - I would really recommend the steak and Guinness stew. The atmosphere is great, really fun and relaxed. I'd also recommend the hot toddy as a warming cocktail - delicious!

Thank Sanchia N
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit pricey on food but wow you get a lot of food for it. Serving sizes seemed a bit large for kids. Adult menu most dishes with fries could be easily shared. Good service - our party was large and server could have cleared appetizer plates prior to new ones- we had to set some on table next to... More 

Thank nicolecQ9330YD
Temple, Texas
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited McDuff's a couple of times on our week visit in Tahoe and really enjoyed this place. We played cards while drinking beer and eating some pub grub.

Thank reblynnmor
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dan and the crew at MacDuff's were "over-the-top" accommodating for our special reunion dinner. A group of twenty former co-workers took over the first floor of the Pub and were treated to a fine meal, good beverages, and excellent service. They have a good menu selection, and the atmosphere is friendly...and warm! Good job, guys!! Thanks.

Thank Goingwell2016
Queensbury, New York
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a casual place with friendly attentive staff and delicious food. Three of the six of us had the Rueben. I have had my share of this sandwich and this one is THE BEST! Others had the cottage pie, Shepard's pie and fish and chips. Every entree was superb. Everything is homemade including the bread. They don't take reservations... More 

Thank momofthegroom2016
Sydney, Australia
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think this place is your typical pub that you rock up for a beer. Most people appeared to be ordering dinner. We got there about 5.30pm. Place was already packed. The service was very attentive. We were quickly seated upstairs. Portions appeared huge so my daughter and I shared a shepherds pie which was yummo!!! Husband and other... More 

Thank Monstar1702
San Francisco, CA
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The friendliness of the staff here is immediately obvious. "Bob", the bar dog, is a cute, but huge dog that we really enjoy each time that we've been there. The shepard's pie is highly recommended and the craft brews are tasty. One of the best stops in South Tahoe.

Thank viajeroSF
Durham, North Carolina
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was good and the food was great. But oh my lord are the portions huge. We definitely did not need an app + 4 entrees. Seriously, 2-3 entrees at most would have been plenty for 4 people.

Thank ncdvl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 Fremont Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8137
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-8777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?