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Evan's American Gourmet Cafe

536 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6507
+1 530-542-1990
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck sausage” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (31 reviews)
“creme brulee” (14 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
17:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
536 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6507
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Evan's has been a South Lake Tahoe well known 'secret' by locals and frequent travelers for over 20 years now (same ownership, same location). Having initially gone to Evan's in the mid '90s after experiencing his Hospitality and as Maitre' d of other local establishments...More

Thank PAC626
Reviewed 1 week ago

7 of us went to dinner on Saturday and had a high quality meal with great wine. The service was attentive while not being "helicopter". There was some confusion on the wine for our salad course and they made it right, even though we had...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to go to Evans whenever we come to Lake Tahoe, which is only once every year or two. It is expensive but this is one place you won't be disappointed. The service and food has been consistently excellent every year we come. This...More

Thank RickT_SA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group had reserved the restaurant after 8:00pm for our entire group (25). The restaurant is lovely and decorated warmly. The staff was excellent and we were able to order off the special menu and there were 5 entrees to pick from. Everyone who ate...More

Thank pfkanagy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The quality of the food and dishes offered at this restaurant was only exceeded by the personalized attention provided by the friendly staff. I'm not sure I've ever been to another restaurant where I have been made to feel more welcome while serving five star...More

Thank timmiley
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love to try different places. We looked up what was rated the best in Lake Tahoe and chose this restaurant based on that rating. When we pulled up, we were worried about our decision because it was small and kind of...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We loved every bite! Done to perfection! One of the best meals I have ever had, the Chef is amazing. You can't go wrong here! Excellent service too.

Thank yudoots
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We are long time SLT residents and customers of Evan's American Gourmet Cafe. We brought friends from Arizona for their first visit. The food and service was fabulous as always. Our friends were so astounded that any passing wait person was more than happy to...More

Thank AlmondJim
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This restaurant is upscaled, cozy, and small. Their dishes are so healthy, natural, and great. All the people working there are so kind. My family and I had a great time for dinner.

Thank nugunii
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is in a small house on highway 89 on South Shore and consistently excellent food an a fair wine list. From fish to lamb to steak this is a great place for a quiet dinner and great desserts. A bit pricey but very fair......More

Thank SJBilly
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SaucyLita
5 September 2017|
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Response from Ledene J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do but if I recall, it isn't very high.
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timmiley
20 August 2017|
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Response from nugunii | Reviewed this property |
Sure! It's casual. I think it's okay being yourself.
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Colleen T
18 August 2016|
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Response from Gregory W | Reviewed this property |
About 15 minutes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-1990
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