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Riva Grill

Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
+1 530-542-2600
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food, great view! Only negative was how noisy it got when a large group showed up. I can hardly wait to go back!

Thank cjbliss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a house salad with ranch it was ok for a salad. It seriously needed to be cut smaller though. My wife had the zucchini sticks. They were delicious with a ranch dip.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here the appetizers were both really good to start our meal. I had the wedge salad and really liked it my pork chop was good also but not fantastic a little over cooked. I would definitely give this place another try lots...More

Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We should have checked out the menu before we sat down. VERY expensive - first clue, the drink menu had no prices. When the bill came, drinks were $13 to $18 each. Regular margaritas and Mai Tai should not be that expensive. Then the dinner...More

2  Thank CaliforniaRVers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great, friendly service with an amazing view of Lake Tahoe. We love their GarWoods drinks and their menu had many options.

Thank Marenrob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is right on the water. Be sure to sit outside when having lunch or dinner. I recommend making a reservation on the weekend. The food was good as was the service. Definitely will go back.

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We should have read the reviews. The place is beautiful but the service and food was not. We felt completely forgotten. Every table received breadsticks and hummus upon arrival. We asked twice and were almost finished with our cocktail by the time they arrived (and...More

1  Thank Pat B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Riva Grill is a nice restaurant with a lake side deck, and inviting interior seating. The place was busy but we did not need a reservation. We went there because our Google search said they had seafood. On the lunch menu was only fish...More

Thank carlandruby17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is pretty cool, in the Ski Run Marina area, with a valet parking We had: fish&chips and burger. The portions are averaged sized. the food was just ok. Service is good.

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to like this place, with free valet parking and a gorgeous view of the lake and mountains. Unfortunately service was slow, and non responsive. Kitchen was even worse at 50 minutes to get our meal. Food was bad - salad was drenched in...More

Thank Carine R
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Response from Debi v | Reviewed this property |
New Years Eve was but I cannot comment on other days
5 October 2016|
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Response from marketingriva | Property representative |
Hi, Thank You for considering Riva Grill for your Christmas Dinner! In addition to our regular menus we will be offering a couple of special dishes created specially for this wonderful occasion! We love this time of the... More
8 July 2015|
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Response from swamprat2016 | Reviewed this property |
Judging from the food we got, it is not even human friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lakefront, Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd. Suite 3, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-9000
    (Hwy. 50)
  • Public Transportation: Riva Grill is centrally located in South Lake Tahoe where Ski Run Blvd. meets Lake Tahoe. We are one mile west of the Heavenly Gondola; on the south side of highway 50, and a quick ride by taxi cab, Blue Go transit or bicycle. Many folks choose to walk here on warm summer evenings and return by taxi. Plenty of bicycle and kayak parking available.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-2600
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