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Fresh Ketch Restaurant

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2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-3354
+1 530-541-5683
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Today
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Waitress was SO rude, food took almost two hours to come out and it looked like a school cafeteria put it out. I get that you're in Tahoe and it's going to be expensive and it's near the marina. I lived in Tahoe for 10 years I'm used to the higher prices, but for a $18-$20 burger for one that... More 

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1 Thank Larry P
Arroyo Grande, California
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We attended for restaurant week for dinner to try the scallops. All I can say is outstanding. We sat at a large bar and listened to a local group performing. Service was excellent. It looks like many locals enjoy this place as well.

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Thank ald233
Reno, Nevada
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117 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great location, good finger food, fabulous service. The right place for a relaxed Sunday afternoon with friends.

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Thank C-Z-1982
Reno, Nevada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The food wasn't worth the price, $19.00 hamburgers, $8.00 for a CUP of soup and very slow service. This will be our last time at this restaurant. It's not the Ketch it used to be. The only thing going is the view of marina.

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Thank stmg
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

While on our road trip we thought we would treat ourselves to a nice night out. With Fresh Ketch on the water this is the place we chose, I really wish we had tried somewhere else. The food is very expensive compared to most American restaurants. I ordered the steak with shrimp, the menu said it was served with asparagus,... More 

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Thank lwalshy3
Sacramento, California
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Fresh Ketch based on online reviews. We were very disappointed. The food was average at best and not prepared as requested. My wife ordered Shrimp scampi in the mild version. What she was served was extremely spicy hot with red pepper. My steak was overdone and certainly was not worth the price. Service was friendly but extremely... More 

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Thank Hicks3456
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

In my experience, it’s rare for a restaurant to achieve the trifecta of atrocious service, poor ambience, and awful food: Fresh Ketch succeeds handily at all three. We entered the restaurant and encountered a bar full of patrons waiting to be sat, inexplicably, since the restaurant was open, and people were dining, while tables remained open. We ordered a round... More 

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1 Thank Mark I
Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My boyfriend and I went to eat here for dinner after taking the Tahoe Amore gondola boat tour. The service was great and the restaurant is right on the water. The service was fast and everyone was so nice. The food was incredible! I surprised my boyfriend for his birthday with the boat tour and this dinner and he said... More 

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Thank shaleenashley
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5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We would go here more often if they had more organization skills. The last two times we went, the hostess discouraged us from staying and wait for 45 minutes. We were willing to just get a drink at the bar, and she told us we would not get served for 25 minutes anyway. Thanks for the heads up from the... More 

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Thank Sophia C
Monterey, California
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend has a vacation home in South Lake Tahoe, which is just a 15 stroll from the Fresh Katch Restaurant. It's located right next to the marina, perfect for a warm day like today! Awesome food! And great service! Everything is very fresh and yummy. Today I had the clams in a white wine sauce and bread, and Paul... More 

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Thank Paula Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-3354
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-5683

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