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7:00 PM
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Jake's on the Lake

410 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Waterfront (3)
  • Romantic (2)
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Jake’s On The Lake is the ultimate waterfront dining experience in Lake Tahoe! Soak in spectacular views of the lake and enjoy a flavorsome meal while we treat you to our warm “Mountain Aloha” hospitality. Family owned and operated since 1978 our menu is inspired by Californian and Hawaiian flavors and features the freshest possible, locally-sourced seafood, grass-fed meats, and seasonal produce. We look forward to welcoming you soon!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Californian, Seafood, Hawaiian
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Hours of operation
Fall Hours
Daily from 4:30pm
Weekends from 11:30am
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Phone number
(530) 583-0188
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Scott Yorkey
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Private party facilities
Jake's On The Lake offers a number of private dining experiences, from special occasions to major events. Please contact our knowledgeable and friendly team to discuss the details of your event.
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Private party contact
Danielle McCord: (530) 583-0188
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Jake's On The Lake can cater any event no matter how big or small. Call us to discuss your needs and let us take care of the rest!
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Cross street
Jackpine St
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Parking details
Ample parking available in the Boatwork's Mall where Jake's is located.
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Public transit
Tahoe Area Regional Transport (TART) services the Boatwork's Mall where Jake's is located.

Please visit: for timetables and route information.
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Please visit our website for information about upcoming events.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 410 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great food and view. Been there a few times and the hostess always seems unfriendly and snobby. I’ve seen people walk up and wait uncomfortably for the hostess to greet them, as the hostess is busy on the phone or talking with other staff. You can easily take a moment to just say ‘Hi, I’ll be right with you’. Just acknowledge that the customer is standing in front of you. As this is the first point of contact with customers, they should hire more friendly and customer oriented hostesses. Always leaves a bad taste as you start your dining experience. Advice, greet people nicely as if you care about their day and their dining experience.

None (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Disappointed. Food and menu choices limited on Winter menu. Food not near the quality it has been in the past.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Love the place, but they don't have my favorite wine.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Nice atmosphere, a bit noisy, but not exceptionally so. We didn't try the bar, but it was enticing. The menu is all ala carte, but the plates include nice complements so extra sides are only for the very hungry. The sea scallops were wonderful, but sparse (only three); the sea bass portion was just about right, but still on the small side. The presentations and taste were superb for both dishes. Wonderful service. Prices were on the moderately high side ($32 for sea scallops, $34 for sea bass) and the wine by the glass selection was limited but adequate.
We'd go back.

OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Always a must when we head to Tahoe. The brie is killer. Right on the water - beautiful views.

ShiraS (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on November 22, 2017

Both fish dishes way overcooked

OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on September 23, 2017

Jake's is a fabulous restaurant with the best views arguably on all of Tahoe. The food has always been excellent and healthy. We are athletes and notice that we don't gain weight, despite consistently sumptuous food. We eat out weekly in the Truckee-North Tahoe area, and this is our favorite!

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

Enjoyed Jake's after a sail boat ride. Perfect ending to a great afternoon celebrating Birthdays! Love the view!!!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on September 8, 2017

My wife ordered filet mignon and it was prepared as requested and tasted good. I ordered crab stuffed lobster and it was unedible. The chef added so much salt that you could not taste the lobster or the crab, just lots and lots of salt; it was the only thing you could taste. I ate the meal to avoid disrupting a birthday celebration dinner, but will not do that again; I'll send it back immediately. Usually Jake's food is fine, but not this time. It spoiled an otherwise nice birthday outing.

OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on August 23, 2017

Great place. We lived it!would recommend it to friends and family.