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Best American Restaurants in Carnelian Bay


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A photo of Caliente - Kings Beach restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Kings Beach
Booked 20 times today
Located in historic Kings Beach and just minutes from the waterfront, Caliente takes its name from its diverse family neighborhood surroundings. Caliente specializes in the flavor of the American Southwest and beyond. Think Santa Fe, or as we like to say, “Southwest, South”. Caliente, opened on August 3rd, 2007 after an extensive remodel, is one very important step in the revitalization of the Kings Beach neighborhood. Today, Caliente stands on North Lake Boulevard as the stunning example of the Kings Beach remodel in progress. We take great pride in our creation and our clean, casual and friendly atmosphere awaits your visit. Caliente offers an unequaled and unique variety of quality fun, food and beverage at affordable prices. Dining out is more than just a meal, it is an event based on value and a wonderful experience. Combine our meals with generous premium Margaritas and our famous signature drink, The ChupaCabra, and we have created a dining experience to remember.
A photo of Jake's on the Lake restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Tahoe City
Booked 11 times today
Jake's on the Lake is highly praised for its exceptional Californian cuisine. The restaurant's menu displays a variety of sumptuous dishes made from the freshest local ingredients, ranging from Durham Ranch Bison Filet and Kurobuta Bone-In Pork Chop to sea delights like Ora King Salmon and Macadamia Nut Sablefish. Patrons rave about the “fantastic” food, highlighting the “spectacular” artichoke hearts appetizer, “phenomenal” carrot ginger soup, and the salmon “cooked to perfection.” The stunning lake views and outstanding service provide a delightful dining experience that keeps guests returning. Not only is the cuisine hailed as “innovative,” but also, it is celebrated as a true reflection of Californian culinary artistry.
A photo of Smoke Door - Lake Tahoe Saryo restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Kings Beach
Booked 5 times today
Smoke Door - Lake Tahoe Saryo, situated in northern Nevada, is highly praised for its exceptional Japanese cuisine. Customers highlight the unique dining experience, remarking on the beautifully balanced flavors and the subtle integration of a smoky theme throughout the menu. The restaurant's decor, which complements their culinary theme, and the thoughtful presentation of each dish also receive commendations. Patrons are impressed by the innovative twist on traditional Japanese offerings, from smoked avocado toast to eggplant buried in embers with miso glaze. The attentive, welcoming service and the delightful surprises throughout the meal further elevate the dining experience. Smoke Door's location in Tahoe and high-quality food offerings position it as a gem in the region's culinary scene.
A photo of Sunnyside restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Tahoe City
Booked 69 times today
Sunnyside is a highly-rated dining establishment, renowned for its superb contemporary American cuisine. Patrons consistently compliment not only the restaurant's sumptuous food but also its exceptional location and ambiance. Situated elegantly by a lake, the restaurant provides a breathtaking view that perfectly compliments its diverse menu. From its exquisite Sauvignon Blanc directly from the Santa Ynez Valley to "Lakeside Favorites" such as the Sesame Salmon Rice Bowl and the Sunnyside burger, the restaurant combines classic American fare with refreshing contemporary twists. Reviews praise the restaurant's food, service, and setting alike, with phrases such as "great food", "outstanding service", and "the best view on the lake" often repeating. Undeniably, Sunnyside succeeds in transforming meals into memorable experiences.
A photo of Fumo restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Incline Village
Booked 8 times today
Fumo is a remarkable fusion/eclectic cuisine restaurant with rave reviews. Known for its impeccable service and high-quality dishes, Fumo's creativity sets the scene for special dining experiences. One reviewer credits Fumo as being integral to a marriage proposal, praising their lobster deviled eggs, scallops, steak, and an exquisite selection of sparkling rosé. The restaurant staff is recognized for being accommodating, attentive, and flexible, even when catering to larger parties or special occasions. Fumo isn't just about quality food; it's also appreciated for its unique cocktail offerings and fun ambiance. Notably, its fresh salmon dish has been highly recommended. The restaurant's ability to surprise and impress through a varied menu further solidifies its standing as a fusion cuisine haven.
A photo of River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Tahoe City
Booked 23 times today
River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant is highly praised for its Contemporary American cuisine, with patrons celebrating special occasions here due to the outstanding quality of the food and service. The restaurant boasts rare menu options like bison, alongside traditional dishes like chicken, and it is recognised for its distinctive and flavorful dishes such as elk roast, tenderloin stroganoff, and pork chop specials. Patrons have described the food as "excellent", "terrific", and even "amazing", highlighting the delightful setting by the river which adds to the ambiance. Moreover, the exceptional service from the friendly and helpful staff has been repeatedly mentioned in reviews, demonstrating River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant's commitment to customer satisfaction.
A photo of The Sawyer at Schaffer's Mill Club restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Truckee
Booked 15 times today
The Sawyer at Schaffer's Mill Club offers an exemplary American cuisine dining experience, backed by numerous glowing reviews. This Truckee, California gem consistently impresses diners with its delicious and wide-ranging food options - the Butcher block stroganoff, Vodka sausage Campanella, and mixed apple cobbler were standouts from the reviews. While meat dishes are widely appreciated, plant-based options are equally praised with specialties such as the grilled asparagus, Brussel sprouts, and mushrooms on a creamy, sweet Parsnip Puree, and the Portobello Mushroom and grilled polenta with fresh Basil and Red Pepper Sauce. The reviews also highlight the friendly and attentive staff, beautiful location, and a high service level. All these make it a favorite among locals and visitors.
A photo of PlumpJack Cafe Olympic Valley restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Olympic Valley / Squaw Valley
Booked 6 times today
PlumpJack Cafe in Olympic Valley is renowned for its exemplary American cuisine. The menu features a diverse assortment of dishes, from Alaskan Halibut to Niman Ranch Pork Chop, with devotees praising the "excellent quality" of food. Their "very extensive wine list" also garners adulation. The atmosphere is intelligent yet comfortable, making it a prime location for both casual and special occasions. The reviewers affirm the "excellent service", and regard the restaurant as "the best" among competitors in Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, and Truckee. They also enrich their acclaim with recommendations for the restaurant's signature burger and Caesar salad, along with their delectable assortment of desserts.
A photo of Austin's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Incline Village
Booked 18 times today
Austin's is a reputable American cuisine restaurant that has managed to impress locals and visitors alike with its flavorsome food and remarkable service. Located in the charming Incline Village, this local eatery is commended for its mastery of comfort food, with high praise for items like smothered meatloaf, chicken fried chicken, and crispy chicken wings. Patrons also admired their fresh Cobb salad and generous cocktails, which perfectly complement the overall dining experience. The restaurant's engaging and knowledgeable staff, cozy ambiance, and the convenience of its location next to the Hyatt are additional factors contributing to its popularity. Austin's has received numerous positive reviews for its authentic and tasty American cuisine, making it a must-visit spot for every food enthusiast.
A photo of Bar of America restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Truckee
Booked 23 times today
Bar of America, a restaurant serving contemporary American cuisine, consistently delivers top-notch food, drinks, and service. Reviewers rave about the quality of their steaks, and their "fairly standard American menu" also includes pleasant surprises with an unexpected twist to ingredients and preparations. The establishment offers both lunch and dinner menus with a wide variety, ensuring that it caters to a range of tastes. In addition, reviewers also highlighted the diverse cocktail offerings and beer menu. Many favorably remark on the "lively atmosphere" and "cozy" setting, making it a staple in the Truckee restaurant scene. Another consistent theme in the reviews is the admirable service, from the hostess to servers. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or simply enjoying a regular meal, the Bar of America is a good choice for hearty American food and a welcoming ambiance.
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