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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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“signature drink” (10 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

The Riva Grill turned out to be a great place for a really good meal. Our waiter was very helpful and courteous. The mixed drinks ordered at our table were enjoyed and ordered again! My brother ordered the pork chop. You will need to check...More

Thank RScadd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a great meal but didn’t want a heavy meal because we had a big lunch. We good great referrals for Riva Grill. We were seated upstairs with a view of the lake. We enjoyed a bottle of Red wine and chose...More

Thank Rhodesm
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd been here several times because it's an excellent location: nice view and a good meal. Service is prompt and the servings are generous, but what I appreciate the most is being in front of the beach. I have gone with kids and we've taken...More

Thank renneaj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here a couple of times and you have to try the Wet Woodys! They are the signature drink of the restaurant and there are many kinds of pitchers you can get. The drinks, food, and ambiance is great! Classic Tahoe!

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A rather expensive place to dine but has one of the best locations in town for the lake view. Service was good and the food just fine. Would go back if I were staying longer

Thank lessieg2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic lunch on outside patio with heaters. Directly on Lake. Enjoyed wedge salad with salmon, Dungeness crab cakes, wine and more. Attentive service and perfect spot for a relaxing meal.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant and bar have beachfront views. While eating delicous creative food, you can have delicious creative cocktails and watch all the boating activities on the lake.

Thank bartsbuds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely location on the water, good service, good (but not great) food. Expensive – well over $100 for 2 people. For this price, the food should be top notch, but it wasn't.

Thank EMR326
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Always a good spot for lunch on the Lake. Dinner too. Menu is varied and service has been good. Good view too.

Thank calsun99
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a late night quick bite. We split a burger, mixed green salad, wedge salad & some fries. Crazy mix but looking forward to going back for a real meal. Go with your wallet because it's a little spendthrift, but it's delicious.

Thank BrendaJT
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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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View
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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