19 Kitchen & Bar - Harvey's Lake Tahoe
19 Kitchen & Bar - Harvey's Lake Tahoe

19 Kitchen & Bar - Harvey's Lake Tahoe

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.harveystahoe.com/casinos/harveys-lake-tahoe/restaurants-dining/19-kitchen-bar-detail.html
  • Phone: 7755882411x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lounge: Tuesday to Thursday 4:30pm - 10pm Friday and Saturday 4:30pm - 11pm

    Dinner : Tuesday to Thursday 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Friday and Saturday 5:30pm - 9pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Chef Gerry Evangelista
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, View, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Blue Go Transit - Corner of Stateline and Hwy 50 Across the street from Embassy Suites
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet and Hotel Parking
A word from 19 Kitchen & Bar - Harvey's Lake Tahoe
At 19 Kitchen * Bar, located on the 19th floor of Harvey's hotel, you'll find spectacular views of the Lake and an eclectic and welcoming menu.
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19 Kitchen & Bar - Harvey's Lake Tahoe reviews from OpenTable diners
106 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
80% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (92)special occasion (71)romantic (67)fit for foodies (44)notable wine list (35)vibrant bar scene (15)good for groups (6)hot spot (5)late-night find (3)great for brunch (3)neighborhood gem (2)Show More
  • Wow!
    larryc518aolcomVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The views are spectacular, the food is great, the only problem is the noise. They should not put small groups and large groups in the same area. When they do you cannot have a conversation with the person next to you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • good to bad
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    started out fabulous but once they got busy the service went down hill!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing Service & High Cost
    luvspaniels
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    We had friends in town in mid-July and took them to 19 Kitchen after our fantastic experience there in early June. What a disappointment this time. We were 6 minutes ahead of the opening and the hostess said to wait in the bar area. After 15 mins, we went up to find out about our reservation and she had forgotten we were even there. Our server didn't bring our salads for 50 minutes after he took our order and only remembered after I asked him if we were getting those ahead of the meal. Also, the menu on a Wednesday had risen in price by 40% over what it was just 4 weeks early. Talk about gouging during tourist season. The view is spectacular, but the poor service and price gouging will ensure we don't go again until late September.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Over Priced
    Traveler
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The restaurant itself is very nice. The prices were over the top. For a same steak (for example) at other fine dining restaurants would be about $15.00 or less. Only two or three entrees came with sides, such as vegetables or potatoes, the rest was totally ale carte. We don't mind ale carte for the most part, as wee don't usually care for the sides, but when you have a steak for example, and that is the only thing on the plate for $50.00, it's out of line. We will NOT go back. It's a total rip-off. We saw others around us order just appetizers, and no wine or drinks, and that was it. So I doubt we were the only customers who felt that way. Couple others had just soup and salad, where as a couple others split an entrée. WAY TOO EXPENSIVE!!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tranquil Setting
    sanjosejazz
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    19 is an absolutely wonderful restaurant. The lake view, service and food are a must. I highly recommend the sea bass with risotto. At the end of your meal they bring you their signature cotton candy. It melts in your mouth instantly. Be sure to make a reservation.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We will be back!!!
    KathyO
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Excellent Everything! A must eat when in S Lake Tahoe! It's our new fave restaurant & the absolute best in everything!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place in Tahoe
    Lara
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Great food, great view, and great service. It is perfect for a special occasion which we celebrated. They have $20 corkage fee with your own bottle of wine. Highly recommend for sunset.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • bad service, mediocre food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    My girlfriend and I ate here on July 5 and things started off well: our salads were tasty and our server was friendly. Then things went downhill: my braised salmon was badly under-seasoned. I'm truly not sure there was any salt in the dish. Worse, after bringing the food the server disappeared for so long that I couldn't even get my hands on any table salt. So I gave up on enjoying my $38 entree. Bummer. The view was nice , though.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT VIEW
    tbone59
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The food was very good. The view was really nice. Prices were a little too high. Some entrees served without side dishes.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dumb person
    Jerry
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    As a 7 star member at Harrah's with an early reservation, the seating person insisted on seating next to a party of about 35 and insisted in her restaurant that was the only seat available for us so we walked at 5:45PM in an empty restaurant.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely setting and views of Lake
    food4thought
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Food was good, but way too long a wait between salad and entre. Waiter forgot our drinks and didn't check back with us until the entre was served, and even then we had to have the server tell him we still didn't have our wine. On the up side, my steak was prepared to perfection and accompanying sides were excellent. We are not extremely demanding, but when paying a high price for fine dining, we expect to have attentive service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Abalone is amazing!!
    DebbieMaui
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    My husband and I went here for our 6 year wedding anniversary. What a beautiful place with beautiful views. The best!! They do have a dress code so come prepared. Great wine, great food and great ambiance!! I have always wanted to try abalone and it was wonderful. Definitely worth the money!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful food outstanding view
    wabash21VIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    The ribeye was wonderful, cooked perfect. Great salads can't wait to go back. The view of lake Tahoe breathtaking
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • elaynmarie
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Beautiful view high above Lakr Tahoe. Attentive service and good, but pricey food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth the drive...
    Staciallyse
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    We live in Reno and purchased a Living Social voucher. We normally drive up to Tahoe a couple times a year and this was the perfect excuse to get out of town. The Maitre 'd, Bo Young, was friendly and professional and we enjoyed our conversation with her. Our server, Jimmy, was also great. The view was beautiful and food spectacular! Would definitely recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Panoramic views of Lake Tahoe!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Magnificent view and great for celebrating special occasions! My husband had the rib eye and said it was cooked to perfection. I had salmon that was equally delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 19 Kitchen- Lake Tahoe
    sheathrn
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Beautiful view, excellent fine dining food. Service was top notch and the waitstaff very attentive. Was disappointed in the midweek "Bistro" menu. Very minimal choices for dinner. The waitstaff, however, went out of their way to make sure I got what I requested. I always check menu choices before going to a restaurant and their website said nothing about a different menu for during the midweek. Nothing I saw on the Bistro menu was I had chosen from the web menu. Although, as I said, they went out of their way to make me happy. I stronly suggest this restaurant for any special occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Appetizers
    Sloree
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    The View of Lake Tahoe at sunset is the main focus, but the food was very good too. We shared several small plates with the seafood crepes being a favorite. It was a birthday celebration and rather than have cake, we were served fresh warm donuts with dipping sauces. Fabulous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Bad for special diet
    Mjamgb
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Food has a significant pre-prepared component according to staff so special dietary needs are handled by removing the offending sauce or other "interesting" part of dish. Restaurant was not busy but so-called chef was not interested in making a sauce fresh for the dish. At $50 a plate I expect a lot more than Applebee's.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food, service, and view!
    bena21596
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Great ambiance. Went out with some friends for a fancy dinner and found this restaurant online. It was a great way to add to our fun while visiting Tahoe. The food was excellent from the appetizers to desserts. Our waiter Brian was great and very patient and accomidating to all of our questions. The view is spectacular!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • loved it
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Great food, great view, great service. sea bass is a must have
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Second Time Dining Here
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Ate here two years ago for the first time with my mom on our yearly Tahoe trip and really enjoyed it. Last year we tried somewhere else, which just didn't compare. We returned this year and were very glad we did. We shared the 20 oz. Ribeye with asparagus and garlic mashed potatoes. Everything was excellent. Definitely try the fresh doughnuts for dessert!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    TahoeDawn
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    I had to sea bass which was off the charts delicious! Service was amazing, the restaurants gorgeous. My only comment would be from the 19th floor looking down on Lake Tahoe it sure would be great if they would wash the windows!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding
    Foodie
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    wonderful dinner - superb presentation - beautiful views... 19 Kitchen was recommended by a local vendor and she was spot on!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 42 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.7
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 73 reviews are from the 19 Kitchen & Bar - Harvey's Lake Tahoe reviews archive.
  • Dining on the High
    Kenzudiner
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    If you want a special dining experience... this is the place. The food, service, and the view are all five star.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary dinner
    Manbeast
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here today. Lobster corn chowder was superb. Dinner salad also excellent. My scallops were very good. My wife had the salmon w/ lemon caper sauce and we both felt that the sauce was maybe a bit uninspired. We live on the California coast so perhaps our expectations for sea food dishes are strenuous. Service was great, view was spectacular and the service spot on.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food selection
    fatman
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    Bistro menu during our dinner didn't have selection we were looking for.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing veiw
    njoyeatinggourmet
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    A fabulous view of Lake Tahoe. Should have stayed for the sunset. Waiter was very personable and food was fantastic. Decided to forego the wine as prices are pretty high, but the entree filled us up nicely.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Took my wife to celebrate our 17th wedding anniversary. We were seated on time. Our server, Mylan, was awesome, food was awesome, sunset and lake views were incredible. We had a very great experience there. The food was fresh, flavorful, and pleasing to our palette. I am a chef so kudos to the chefs and kitchen staff of 19 Kitchen. All in all a superb dining experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing place to celebrate
    10readytogo
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    19 Kitchen & Bar is an exquisite place to celebrate those amazing milestones in one's life or simply to just spoil ourselves. The food is definitely in competition for the 4-5 stars. If you get the privilege to sit at the window, the view of Lake Tahoe from the 19th floor at sunset is one you will truly remember. We had the surf & turf and the seared ahi tuna with prawns and mango slaw. No food was left on the plate, licked clean, too good to leave any behind. We highly recommend this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 19 Kitchen
    DinerK
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Outstanding view of the lake and mountains. Menu was unique. I had abalone which was prepared very well. My wife had the pork chop, tender and juicy. Great service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • THe 19 Kitchen
    MiasVIP
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    The views of Lake Tahoe are Fantastic. We had sea bass with lobster corn chowder and it was wonderful. Service is great. Prices are what you would expect in a good restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • RCC5
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Great food, outstading view of the lake and Tahoe basin.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • best in Tahoe
    PugDaddy
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    If you are looking for that spot to spend a romantic sunset, this is it. The food , the staff, the view!!! Our experience here was amazing. When asked if you would like desert don't say no, this one time give in and say yes to the doughnuts. Thank you Amber and to all the staff that participated in my memorable experience. Tom
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 60th Birthday Dinner
    Jaime
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    This is the 2nd time my hubby and I have eaten at 19 Kitchen Bar and we decided to take the family there for Dad's 60th Birthday. The view was amazing and the food phenomenal. Our waiter was very kind and took multiple pictures of us to get the best light with the background throughout our dinner. We will definitely be back and recommend this restaurant to anyone!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best view on the south shore
    chaslin
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    We have eaten at Kitchen 19 several times and the view is to die for. Reservations are a must if you want a good table and eat a bit later. The menu is small, but has a good variety. I had the pasta special...very good and my wife and I shared a garden salad which was huge. She also ordered the flat bread pizza, which wasn't really flat bread, but was a great pizza. In hindsight, we could have shared both the salad and the pizza!
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • You pay for the view
    machokraut
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    After requesting and being seated at a window table, we initially were toward the back of the restaurant right next to a corner in the building structure that obscured the view over Lake Tahoe. I mentioned that I was not satisfied with where we were seated, and we were immediately moved to the very front of the restaurant with the most spectacular view of the lake imaginable. The service was outstanding and the food was excellent. However, there were no entrees priced unber $40, so you definitely pay for the view and the ambience. This is certainly a special occasion place, but I would definitely recommend it for a romantic getaway type of dinner. Including wine, appetizer and a salad, expect to spend approximately $120/person.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion, Scenic View
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Everything was absolutely amazing. Our waiter was fantastic, friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. My wife and I have been here twice before, and as always the food is beautifully presented and tastes even better.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, Scenic View
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing Dinner
    ChrisT
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    This was our first visit to 19 Kitchen for dinner. We have visited before to have cocktails and watch the sunset! Our dinner was fantastic. We both had filet mignon---prepared to perfection. Cocktails, wine list, side dishes all were perfect. We will definitely be returning. Staff were very friendly and the service was top notch. Our table provided what would have been a beautiful view of the lake......but with the snowfall-we instead had a view of a beautiful winter wonderland.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Scenic View
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sunset Sensation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Loved Harvey's 19 Kitchen. We had a wonderful spot by the window to watch the sunset go down over the mountains.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion, Scenic View
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.