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West Shore Cafe

5160 West Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
+1 530-525-5200
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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5160 West Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has one of the nicest outdoor seating arrangements with seating that extends out onto the lake on a pier as well as lakeside. It is accessed by a ramp around the side of the building. There is also indoor seating through the main...More

Thank 523SM523
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day hiking to Eagle Falls at Emerald Bay with our son's family, we drove the short distance to Homewood, where we had winter stays for more than forty years at a friend's cabin in nearby Tahoma. In years past, we had driven nearly...More

Thank Stan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We pulled into the small parking lot and there were several open spaces. We got to the hostess podium and looked around to see probably 15 open tables. Right in front of us, an older couple dressed nicely were told they'd be seated immediately. My...More

2  Thank girchbeb
Lisa N, Guest Relations Manager at West Shore Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us about your last experience. I am sorry to hear that you left with this impression; I assure you our protocol for seating guests during dinner service is purely reservation-based. Because reservations are strongly encouraged for dinner,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like Sunnyside it has its own dock and attracts the boating crowd, but also people who want a beautiful view of North Lake Tahoe. The food was solid and the place professionally run. When busy the service can slow, but they run a good restaurant...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the food there, and you really can't beat the atmosphere and service. Really fun to go with family and friends.

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My wife, daughter, and friend joined me for dinner here out on their pier. They have special cocktails, craft beers, nice wines by the glass, and very interesting entrees. We shared several appetizers and I ordered Beer Brined Chicken which was easily enough for two...More

Thank CarrollZahn
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very good meal, service was a little slow but to compensate us the server did not charge for our drinks. Nice children's menu

Thank sarah67
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent, and in particular the braised short ribs. Yummy! The ahi appetizer and Caesar salad also good. The salad is shareable for three people...could easily be a meal with added fish or chicken. But don't miss the short ribs. Our server was also...More

Thank barbpwhite
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place has always had a great setting with amazing views. This year they have upgraded their menu with food quality to match.

Thank Sonomatravelduo
Reviewed 30 January 2017

delicious food...have the shrimp app super good and lovely views and dockside dining,,,,call and make sure not closed for a

Thank harstrick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5160 West Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
    (Homewood Mountain Resort)
  • Public Transportation: Tahoe Area Regional Transit hosts a shuttle drop-off and pick-up location outside the West Shore Cafe.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: +1 530-525-5200
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A picturesque lakefront restaurant and inn located at Lake Tahoe's west shore, the West Shore Cafe offers guests delicious cuisine and superb service amidst some of the world's most beautiful surroundings. West Shore Cafe offers a festive and romantic Lakeview setting with elegant, yet approachable cuisine at affordable prices.

As a year-round destination, the West Shore Cafe beckons skiers during the winter months and is mere steps from sister property, Homewood Mountain Resort.

During summer months, the West Shore Cafe's location is ideal for those cruising the bike path, as well as boaters touring Lake Tahoe. West Shore Cafe hosts several buoys, and welcomes boaters and kayakers ashore.
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