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Tep's Villa Roma

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$$ - $$$
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3450 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8913
+1 530-541-8227
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Pau, France
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44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice and cozy place. The food however is uneven. The soup and the overall buffet are excellent, I had a very good lasagna but the gnocchis with eggplant was terrible. The sauce and eggplants tasted just like they were out of a canned box. Good selection of wines by the glass and by the bottle.

Thank GuillaumeNanard
Las Vegas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told about this restaurant by a tram operator and glad of it. The food is great and a good value. First night we were seated by the fireplace. One suggestion is to get there early because there is limited parking. People very friendly and service is good.

Thank Kathleen H
Knoxville, Tennessee
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435 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful restaurant has a charming Italian decorated interior with lovely Italian music playing in the background. Our waiter was so nice, friendly and helpful. They are not only willing to make any changes you request but actually happy to help you and want to make sure you love the food you order. And love it we did!!! A large... More 

Thank Cinda10
del ray ,fla
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like mom and pop Italian food this may be the place for you.This restaurant was recommended while riding a chair lift at Heavenly Ski Area. We are from NJ and were craving good food like we are used to. This fit the bill. A great fresh salad bar along with nice service and reasonably priced! Decor is funky... More 

Thank sk1gypsy
South Lake Tahoe, California
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Salad bar fruits were a bit stale. App was stuffed mushrooms... tasted like they were taken out of the frozen section of the supermarket. Ordered carbonara and got noodles with italian sausage in white sauce. I was very disappointed but the kids liked it more than me so the average is two stars.

Thank youngpsychdoc
South Lake Tahoe, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time I ate at Tep's was 37 yrs ago. Many other restaurant's have come and gone. Tep's is still here. That's saying something! The food is delish, portions are large, and prices are very reasonable. This is a great place for just the 2 of you, or the 2 of you, and all of your friends! Good food,... More 

Thank Allie K
Pleasanton, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great salad bar with everything but average Italian food. The service was good and the bread was very good

Thank klbears
South Lake Tahoe, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We like going to Tep's especially when they run their coupon in the coupon book (Two for one entrees). The best thing at the restaurant is the all you can eat soup and salad bar. It is always fresh but not always kep enticing. Time before last, I had the lasagna. You have a choice of traditional or vegetarian. It... More 

Thank FosterMT
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Good food, good service, long wait during popular times. We had a party of 15 and waited for over an hour. They do not take reservations.

Thank jergmar
Davis, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We've been to Tep's many times and will continue to enjoy this South Shore fixture. They have an extensive salad bar that can be your main course or the prelude to one of their fantastic dinners. The eggplant rototini (? spelling) and the veal piccata are my favorites. We knew this was the place to go for a good meal... More 

Thank Gary R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3450 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8913
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-8227

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