Fredrick's Fusion Bistro

4.3
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136 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Fusion / Eclectic
Frederick's Fusion Bistro is a laid-back, elegant dining spot in the heart of Incline Village, Nevada, just minutes from the cerulean waters of Lake Tahoe, and a quick drive along the Lake, no matter where you're staying on the North Shore. A New American Bistro with an Asian twist, "Fred's" as the locals call it, offers a wide variety of sushi and sashimi preparations that are the perfect way to start off a relaxed dinner after a long day skiing, or as a main attraction after tooling around in your boat on a hot summer's day. Entrees are seasonal, taking advantage of the freshest ingredients available, and with a full bar. a well-curated wine list and excellent service, you'll quickly learn why this tiny restaurant is a Tahoe insider's favorite. Reservations are recommended. Walk-ins accepted at the bar.
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D
Los Angeles
62 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Greg and his staff never cease to please! Great place especially the spicy chicken!!

M
San Diego
50 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Service was extremely slow. We did have a new waiter but it took 35 minutes to get a glass of wine and 1 hour to get our food.

JS
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Horrible service. We arrived for our reservation at 6:30 on a Saturday night, ordered immediately and received drinks right away. By 7:10 we had not been served appetizers. No one around us has been served food that arrived before or slightly after us. Skip this place. Extremely frustrating. We left before trying the food. Bite, a few doors down, had great food, fabulous service, and delicious food.

s
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The place looks like a casual pub, but the eclectic menu offered a surprising choice of options from sushi to filet. We tried the lobster dogs because where else are you going to get a lobster dog?! Yum! I would definitely go back to try some other menu options.

SS
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience2

As usual, delicious food! My only complaint is the "canned" music & very warm interior. Ceiling fans would make all the difference in the world!

OT
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall2food1service1ambience2

Horrible food and service.

T
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience3

The food was fantastic! We’ve been vacationing in north Lake Tahoe for 24 years. One of the best meals we’ve had there. Everything was delicious and well executed- the chicken karage, Caesar salad with a tahini based dressing, salmon, short rib, and the yummy beignets for dessert. Will definitely be returning.

L
Western NC
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Sashimi, Salad, and Sushi were absolutely incredible. Would definitely come here again.

OT
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is awesome and Staci is a wonderful waitress and bartender!

SG
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food. Small place, but cozy. Limited menu, but all is really good.

OT
San Francisco
31 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Please, please come to Fredrick’s while on the North Shore of Tahoe (worth the drive)!

l
Phoenix
38 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Small, quaint, cozy with great food

SS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my husband’s favorite restaurant in town. I am very happy that the music and noise level was on the quieter side this trip in. It’s usually too loud for us to even hear each other. Thank you for making Valentine’s Day special for us. :)

BL
San Francisco
38 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Ashley is fabulous, so lucky you have her. She is the bartender and served the entire restaurant. I normally get the sashimi but will think twice next time. It was cut paper thin and not presented as normal. Ashley totally understood and graciously comped is our dessert; very classy, thank you Ashley!

FE
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We’ve been here before twice and had much better experience. This time hike the one and only waiter was very nice as was the one bartender they were much too short staffed for the number of people that all came n within a period of a half hour. They need at least one more person. As a result several dishes while they would have been delicious were served like warm. This was very unsatisfactory on a couple of the dishes one a main course which we had before that was excellent.

SC
Sacramento
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

My food was good, but it should have been hot when served.

T
Tahoe
13 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently great food. Can be noisy, but that's part of its charm, feels like a little piece of Europe.
Especially cozy in wintertime. One of our Tahoe favorites.

m
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Hoping for a much better experience here given the prices. The filets we ordered were not very tasty and side dishes as well were bland. Somehow our orders were not entered with our kids orders so came out 45min after, which didn't help the experience.

B
Sacramento
7 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our third time and it has always been delicious. We will be back.

JG
Sacramento
4 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience3

I used to be a regular customer, 2.5hrs for dinner, cold disappointing food!

I will not be back!

OT
Tahoe
4 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall3food4service2ambience3

The food was excellent but the service was extremely slow and they weren’t that busy.

RF
Chicago
43 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food ambience and fun

LM
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall1food2service2ambience4

Out of items-no pork in the lettuce roll ups,
Poor service-attitude
Seagoing had no flavor -very disappointed
Used to be so good

B
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall3food5service2ambience3

our dining experience at Frederic's has always been great. Good food and service. However, this past Saturday Sept 15th there was only one waiter. He was hustling and got our food to us. We asked about dessert and he said the kitchen was really backed up and it might take 2 hours to wait for dessert, he suggested we go next door to Bites. We asked to see the dessert menu anyway, but then decided to leave instead. We thought a 2 hour wait was a bit too much. Have been here numerous times and never experienced anything negative before.

KB
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall2food2service5ambience3

My mistake for trying sushi in Incline Village and expecting it to be near the quality of Sushi in Los Angeles. Ahi Tartare was tasteless with poor quality tuna and the scallops were nearly inedible. The only saving grace was a very pleasant waitress and bartender.

m
Philadelphia
63 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We enjoyed our food. My wife had salmon and I had a Dragon Roll. We started with a very nice scallop appetizer. The server was very good. The restaurant was not really busy, but for some reason the time between our appetizer and our entrees was excessive. We were on vacation so we really did not mind, however, when the bill came the server had comped one of our wines for being patient and "working with them," which I guess is their term for not complaining. Anyway, if you are looking for something different in Incline Village, FredRicks Fusion is worth a try.

MD
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly enjoyed our dinner here, first night in town. The food was excellent, service friendly. Enjoyed it enough to repeat a second night.

T
Miami
16 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Fredrick’s has been around Incline Village for a long time. It has a small but varied menu including sushi. The salmon, short rib and firecracker chicken are always good. This time, the duck egg roll was dry, but the cauliflower soup was enjoyed. The restaurant is small and reservations are recommended for the weekend or during local busy seasons. The staff is friendly and attentive.

TA
Sacramento
11 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fredrick’s consistently delivers a superb dining experience in a cozy, friendly setting. The menu isn’t large but what is served is delicious with great presentation and attentive service. We love the lettuce wraps and cauliflower soup to start. The short rib and salmon entrees are my favorites and my wife enjoys the firecracker chicken. It’s our favorite dinner house in Incline Village.

r
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyable evening, small but interesting wine list, attentive service, attractively presented and tasty food in an unpretentious setting. Highlight was beignets with a sweet mocha dip backed with a delightful mocha martini. Would unhesitatingly repeat the experience.

a
Tahoe
13 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone is so lovely & the food is outstanding!!!
Our favorite place.

JS
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Nice dinner with granddaughter and friend who love sushi . . . so this place was a hit on food. Service could have been better.

2
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Food as usual was great service was very slow dinner took 2 hours too long

2
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding

c
Naples
42 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2018
Overall1food2service1ambience3

We picked a night where there was only one person waiting tables, tending bar, in short doing everything "out front". We were told that there was only one person working in the kitchen. Further, we were told that we were the only reservation that night; the other 10 - 15 groups were all locals.
The server/bar tender was much more interested in socializing with the locals than waiting on us. As a result a meal of salad, entree and dessert lasted about 3 hours. The food itself was "uneven' - - some items very good; the salmon over cooked and dry. I am sure it was hard for the one kitchen employee to keep track of everything.
I realize that this review is 180 degrees from almost everything else written about Frederick's and is equally 180 degrees from the hundred or so Open Tables reviews I have left, but the night was what it was. We have been in the North Lake Tahoe area for a week and have had many excellent meals. With many good choices in the area I will not be going back to Frederick's.

BB
Los Angeles
23 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The only negative about this restaurant is that there are virtually no acoustics, making the noise level when we visited unpleasant. It was very difficult to have any type of sustained conversation. We would only recommend going there with a caveat about the noise.

AK
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant was a gem! The sushi was fantastic, server was super friendly, and atmosphere very warm.
I would def recommend, and go back!

BL
San Francisco
38 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite restaurant in No. Lake Tahoe. Jamie and Ashley are wonderful servers, thank you for such a nice meal. Food is very consistent, always tasty, mouthwatering.and the presentation beautiful. So appreciate an outstanding meal.

OT
Orange County
43 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our second visit. We came back because of our first. The dishes are unique. The lobster dog on a stick was my favorite this time with a great tomatillo sauce.

Smoked salmon pate excellent.

Miso soup excellent.

I had the seafood hot pot.

Of course there was Shannon to bring it all together.

Be back this summer.

DM
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great service--great food--Jamie was super!

Enjoyable-comfortable