Delightful Dining Experience
Celebrated a 21st Birthday with a group of 10 guests -- the staff was VERY accommodating to make this a special event. They were so attentive & friendly during the entire dinner service. And the food was exquisite, from the first course to the wonderful chocolate covered strawberries! Simply Extraordinary.
4/12/2013 4:00:00 PM
This was our second visit
This was our second visit as we have spent our last two anniversaries in Tahoe. We love dinning at Ciera Steakhouse for the food and ambiance. This is definitely the spot when you know that you want to go all out and spare no expense. The atmosphere is very classy and the booths with curtains are romantic. The food is excellent and the staff are very attentive. The first time we went all out and had the Lobster dinner. On our most recent visit we had the fillet minion topped with asparagus and crab meat and it was the most tender fillet I have ever had. If you like seafood as I do, then the Lobster bisque is a must have with every meal there! Over all a great romantic spot just come prepared to pay. It is definitely worth the price.
5/4/2013 4:00:00 PM
“Impeccable” is the word I
“Impeccable” is the word I would use to describe the experience of dining at Ciera.
5/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
After living in Tahoe 5 years we finally made it to Ciera in Monte Bleu. Is was wonderful and we won't wait 5 years to go again.
5/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
Our past few trips to Tahoe have been to enjoy dinner at Ciera. Great place to eat, the service is amazing. Enjoy!
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great as usual
Food and service is always wonderful. They have always accomidated our request for a semi-private booth. Hope to return soon
5/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
This was a nice find in the
This was a nice find in the Montbleu Casino in Tahoe. I would venture to say that this would be one of the highest end restaurants in the casinos. Would not call it true fine dining because the portions were absolutely HUGE. However, we thought the food was good, nice cocktails, friendly service. Would definitely go back if we are in South Lake again.
Of special note, they have these great booths that you can draw the curtains on... very swanky/romantic.
5/18/2013 4:00:00 PM
we dine here everytime we are in tahoe and its always fantastic. Food is on the high end but worth every penny. We are simple eaters usually steak but their gourmet selections are plentiful. each dish is carefully prepared and the giant baked potato is truly giant. all sides are generous portions.
5/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
We ARE coming back.
The food, service, and setting were great, but one thing that really stood out was the lack of noise. We could hear each other talk with ease. I think that quietness made the dining experience very romantic, good for any intimate occasion.
5/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Ciera is a wonderful dining experience in Tahoe. I had the abalone which was worth every penny and my husband had the porterhouse steak and loved every bite. Thoroughly enjoyed the food and the service. Highly recommend it.
5/24/2013 4:00:00 PM
Positively the best food I
Positively the best food I have ever had. We have been here many times and it is always outstanding.
5/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Service attentive, not rushed. The menu had great options. Malpeque oysters and escargots to start. Both exceptional. Tomatoes, mozzarella and sweetest onions we have ever tasted. Porterhouse and Ribeye steaks, cooked to perfection, tender, beautifully seasoned, though oversized. Definitely big enough to share. Mushroom ragout was delicious. Only flaw was the over-garlicky, removed from bill without asking. Surprised us with a shared chocolate lava cake and Anniversary card with our names, signed by staff. Lovely tea selections, then complimentary chocolate-dipped strawberries. A memorable evening. Highly recommended. Use the valet parking or be prepared for a walk from a packed parking lot or building, through the smoky gambling floor.
5/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Perfect date night dinner!
Perfect date night dinner! Service was truly outstanding, friendly and welcoming with perfect timing on all courses. Side dishes definitely enough to share (recommend). I would go back just to eat the mac and cheese with a glass of red wine.
6/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
a great find. the food and service are excellent. very relaxed atmosphere.
6/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
Another Fantastic Experience
We have been enjoying Ciera for years. Tommy and the rest of the staff are fantastic. The food is as good as it gets and the service top notch. Favorite dishes are the Seafood Salad, Chop Salad, Lobster Bisque, Filet Oscar, and Rack of Lamb and the Mac & Cheese. Honestly, we have liked everything we have had there. The only negative is having to walk through a smoky casino to get there.
6/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
OMG, food was fantastic, service even better. Pricey but highly recommended. Would definitely go again. High Class all the way. Best birthday dinner ever. Fantastic. What can I say? We were treated like gold, and the food, well, has to be experienced.
6/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
Beautiful for a romantic evening
We went here on our getaway and I cannot have thought of a better place to go.
Everything was wonderful and the staff was great. The booths with curtains are a great touch and anything you could ask for they have to you it was very nice.
7/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
we are monthly guests of this restaurant and are never disappointed. The food is delicious and the portions are generous(Giant Baked Potato). Always are treated like VIPs. For my birthday the staff handsigned a birthday card and brought me a fantastic chocolate truffle cake that was too amazing to describe. One thing I like about this place is you don't have to dress up if you don't want , so no excuses just go
7/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very nice plus I got engaged!
We had a late reservation but were greeted by name on arrival. They seated us at a nice private table. The waiter was exceptional and pleasant. My soon to be fiancé even commented on his nice smile. Drinks, appetizers and dinner flowed seamlessly. Food was really good and they accommodated our special requests. Service was attentive but appropriate. There was enough time to pop the question and then they showed up just in time to take our picture. A pretty perfect evening. Thank you!
7/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good food, very good service
We ordered filets, truffle mac and cheese, and creamed spinach. Everything was very tasty and properly cooked. Our server and his assistant were beyond delightful. We had a security issue that the staff took care of in no time. We will return next time we are in town.
7/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
A great food experience, the
A great food experience, the waiter read the occasion well, with the right input without being overbearing, yet giving attention to our enjoyment of this fine food, the private booth topped of my wife's birthday dinner perfectly!
7/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Best in Stateline
We have tried all of the "high end" dining spots in Stateline and Ciera takes the prize. Décor is great and we were seated in one of the oversized booths framed by large curtains for privacy if you so desire. Wine list was decent and they were offering a special on 2004 Etude that took $40 off of the list price - great deal and great wine. The glassware was also impressive as each wine glass was designed to hold a full bottle. Certainly a novelty but a nice touch.
Service was prompt and professional. Sampled escargot, French onion, Caesar and chopped salad and shared to get a taste of everything. Preparations of each were a bit unique but fantastic. Also, the warm bread here is seriously some of the best bread we have had.
7/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Absolutely wonderful restaurant & meal! The chateaubriand was the best we'd ever had! The service was impeccable and our private booth was very romantic!
7/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Best restaurant in South Lake Tahoe
We enjoyed a fantastic meal. The food, steaks, was delicious and professionally prepared. The service is always first rate. This is the only place to go for the best dining experience in South Shore
7/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Ciera Mont Bleu
Had dinner for the second time here on Friday night with some friends before the Rascal Flatts concert. Requested the same waiter as before. John is probably the most perfect waiter we have ever experienced. Just enough and not too much. Once again the food was perfect. I had the pork chop medium and my wife had the New York. Sampled a couple of appetizers and salads, all top notch. Whenever we get back to Tahoe this will be our go to place.
7/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
The service and food were
The service and food were great. The filet mignon was probably the most tender I've ever had. The chocolate covered strawberries at the end were a great touch and delicious. I would definitely go again.
7/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Perfect in every way :-)
The staff was supper attentive to our needs. The food was mouth watering good. Plus you can't go wrong with free chocolate covered strawberries.
7/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Another wonderful meal at Ciera
We have been to this restaurant a few times. Each time it is a wonderful experience. This time we went with 5 people, celebrating two birthdays. The service is, as always, great. The steaks were cooked to perfection and to top it off, they brought birthday deserts along with cards to the two people celebrating. We were staying pretty far from South Lake Tahoe, but is was definitely worth the trip in for this dinner.
8/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food was exquisitely prepared and presented. The wine list has quality wines by the bottle to by the glass. Oyster's Rockefeller was a treat.
I recommend the rack of lamb. It was superb.
The ambience was very deco in the bar and upscale "big city" in the dining room.
The entire experience was exceptional and we will be back
8/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
The restaurant had several large booths that used curtains to close our table off from the rest of the tables and it made for a very romantic setting. Too bad the waiter was not very good. Three times he got my drink wrong. No salt on the rim is not a tough assignment. My $53 steak was over done and my wife's $90 king crab legs were just ok. For that price I was expecting at least service with a smile. I ordered spinach as a side and got asparagus. Which by the way was to die for so I did not complain. All in all the restaurant was just so so.
8/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Really good place
I was impressed. I had a reservation, was seated as soon as I walked in. The food is very expensive which I knew going in, but you get much larger portions than I expected. Everything was excellent. They give you a plate of chocolate dipped strawberry a for free at the end. It felt like my money was well spent. 3 people, no wine, $178. Not terrible. Really good overall. I'd go back.
8/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
A long time favorite
I've been taking my kids here for 8 years we love it!
8/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
I never write reviews but I went to Ciera for my wedding anniversary and it was one of the best dining experiences my wife and I have ever had. The food was exceptional and the service was some of the best we've ever had from the manager on down. If you are choosing a restaurant for a special occasion I highly recommend it.
9/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food, ambience needs work.
We made reservations for our 10 year anniversary. I asked for a quiet table and we were put in the back room. That room was quiet at first until the bass from the night club permeated throughout the dining room. It also is an area where they put big parties and a bachelor party arrived and the noise ruined the occasion. We loved the food, the wait staff work hard especially the support staff to the servers. We were given a nice card and a special dessert which was a nice touch. I appreciated the attention to detail in that area. If you book a reservation, request a booth that has privacy curtains and you will have a nice romantic evening without the loud noises that surround the restaurant. I wish I would've known there was booths.
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
We picked this restaurant for our anniversary. It is the fourth year in a row that we have came here. The last couple of times we have gotten John as our waiter. Everyone there is really great. When I mentioned it was our anniversary we even got a nice card from the staff and a nice cake. My husband loves the elk. He gets it every time. This restaurant has great service and the little private booths are great. Recommend this to anyone who wants a nice dinner.
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Get a booth!
Romantic! Beautiful burgundy drapes that offers seclusion. Waitstaff discreet and professional. Cocktails served with a flair and we'll worth it.
10/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
The steak and lamb chops were
The steak and lamb chops were delicious. Nice salad, side of mushrooms and garlic mash, and a large slice of cheesecake. They do a great job overall.
10/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
intimate evening at Ciera-Montbleu
It was a very nice dining experience. The menu is very complete and the service is good. We will go back again.
10/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
Special Treat Before a Casino Show
We ate dinner here before seeing a show at the resort/casino. The food was very good for the area, yet not quite up to San Francisco, Vegas or NYC standards (for a restaurant in this price range). The service staff were all very warm and went out of their ways to make sure we felt happy and enjoyed our food. The special dessert treat served to all (gratis) after coffee was a lot of fun! The decor is plush and high-end considering what else is available at this resort/casino.
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food and service was top notch. I haven't found a better experience, food, or service in Lake Tahoe. This was a birthday dinner and they went WAY above and beyond to make it special.
10/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Careful with the cocktails
If you order a pre-dinner cocktail, be prepared to be hammered by the time your appetizer arrives - the martinis are eNORmous! So are the meals. Giant juicy pork chop, baked potatoes you could mistake for a regulation NFL football and a creme brûlée like a stack of 20 CDs. Easily the best steakhouse at Tahoe. (However, the hotel above this joint leaves something to be desired - eat here, but don't stay here.)
10/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
My husband and I went here for our anniversary. I used Open Table to book a same day reservation as well as requested a private table for dinner. When we arrived we were led to a totally private cushioned booth with curtains which was just perfect. Food was good but expensive. This restaurant won for wait staff, ambiance, and extra effort they put in to make the evening special such as a anniversary card and chocolate lava cake. We would recommend this restaurant without a doubt.
10/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food and atmosphere
We (two) went out for a nice dinner to celebrate a special event and could not be more pleased. This is not a value dining experience, but the food and service were both fantastic. We had the Chateaubriand for two and added the twin Australian lobster tails, with sides of asparagus, truffle mac and cheese and white cheddar scalloped potatoes. We topped it off with a chocolate soufflé. Our wines were a bottle of Geyser Savignon Blanc and had a bottle of Silver Oak Cabernet Savignon with our dinner. Two thumbs up...more if I had them.
10/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food was rich and decadent.
The food was rich and decadent. We took advantage of the 3 course for $30, very good value. It would have been a perfect elegant evening, but the service was rushed. I was still enjoying my meal when the dessert was served.
10/29/2013 5:00:00 PM
As usual, our visit to Ciera's was perfection! Food, service, ambiance - all were perfect. We actually took advantage of the 3 course, $30 special that runs Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until December 12th. What a fabulous deal. The selections available were incredible. We tried two different ones in each category and they were delicious. Our server was attentive and helpful. And, best of all, we were able to have a nice conversation without having to yell over other diner's conversations. It was an experience you used to have at fine dining restaurants years ago.
11/2/2013 5:00:00 PM
The service and food was fantastic.
The service and food was fantastic. Luckily we were almost done when two big parties (8 each) were seated by us. They were very, very loud, obnoxiousing laughing. It was not the proper place to act in such a behavior. My husband and I, who were there for his birthday, could not even hold a conversation without raising our voices. It is in a casino, but the prices are very steep and you would think it would have a better atmosphere. Again, the food was great an the servers were fantastic. I just wish that the parties would have acted appropriate or have the manager advise them to keep it down for the enjoyment of all.
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Tommy is the man always check
Tommy is the man always check him for current wine offerings. An make sure you stop by the bar afterwards for one of Billy's Black an White martini!
11/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
Another fabulous dinner!
We don't visit often, but we are never disappointed. The salmon had incredible flavor and melted in my mouth. The filet was cooked to perfection and very flavorful. The staff is always attentive - without intruding on you. Service, presentation, the room, the food - all were perfect! Can't wait to go back.
11/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Wonderful service and a great menu make this the place in Tahoe.
Ask for a private booth.
Family friendly as well as romantic.
Best lamb dish in Tahoe.
11/26/2013 4:00:00 PM
Stellar 25 Anniversary Celebration
We celebrated our 25 anniversary with Ciera, and they went all out without any prompting. The food was excellent, the service was exactly what one would expect from this type of establishment without being snooty and off putting. The restaurant was the perfect blend of welcoming and elegant.
11/27/2013 4:00:00 PM