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Capisce - S. Lake Tahoe

4.5
4.5
534 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Welcome to Capisce Italian Food and Spirits!

We are a family-owned and operated restaurant, serving fresh, handcrafted Italian in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, Nevada! While we are famous for our Ravs (ravioli) and our "Gravy" (it's not sauce, it's GRAVY), all of our sauces, salad dressings, focaccia, etc. are made from scratch, just like Nanny and Papa Devincenzi taught! We say that our items are "Made With Generations of Love"...we are sure you will agree! We have a full bar as well as beer on tap! Come sit by the fireplace in our dining room, or hang out in our bar and watch the game! Our family looks forward to seeing you...CAPISCE?

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2 people

10:30 PM


Booked 2 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, American, Pizza Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Tue–Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (775) 580-7500

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Mama Lisa Devincenzi-Miller

  • Catering

    Yes!! We cater! On-site or off-site! Look for us at the American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament each year! We cater many tents there, specifically one of the most popular spots...Hole #17! We assist Korbel in Toasting Life at the tournament! Our Italian cuisine is AMAZING; however, we do MUCH MORE! Let us customize a menu that will compliment your special event! Contact Lisa at lisa@capiscelaketahoe.com for information or inquire through our website www.capiscelaketahoe.com! Capisce?

  • Private party facilities

    Any info on private parties, weddings, rehearsals, birthdays, anniversaries, business meetings and/or on-site or off-site catering, please contact Lisa Miller at lisa@capiscelaketahoe.com.

  • Private party contact

    Bryan Miller: (775) 720-7040

  • Neighborhood

    South Shore

  • Cross street

    Elks Point Rd.

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 534 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Tahoe / Reno Area

    Neighborhood Gem

  • South Lake Tahoe

    Best Value

  • South Lake Tahoe

    Fit for Foodies

  • South Lake Tahoe

    Neighborhood Gem

  • South Lake Tahoe

    Romantic

  • South Lake Tahoe

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall1food1service2ambience1
    Service was slow with only a handful Of tables being served. The food was cold, dry, and generic. I never mind paying well for good food and service but this was not worth the money at all. There are other Italian restaurants in South Tahoe that I will try on the future.
  2. D

    Dave

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Had chicken pesto linguine with a bottle of wine. Price was reasonable and food was great. Wasn't too busy, and wait staff was attentive but not overly so.
  3. SZ

    StevenZ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 19, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    Lobster dish was great. The veal that my ordered was good. Portions were large and rich.
  4. LO

    LenO

    Pittsburgh

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I had recently spent 18 days in Tuscany. The meal we had at Capisce was as good or better than any of the meals we had in Italy.
  5. t

    tcbfast

    San Francisco

    44 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on October 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Capisce is our go to restaurant whenever we come to Lake Tahoe. The Shrimp Scampi is the bomb and paired with fruit and cranberry salad, you will be in saying Bellissimo! Tuto bene! Do you understand? Capisce?
  6. DS

    DouglasS

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We celebrated my birthday there and it was awesome. Recommended by a church member who comes when they vacation in Tahoe.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome and delicious
  8. JR

    JR54

    Central Coast

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on September 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent homemade food. Everything was made from scratch. Went out of their way to accommodate allergies. Our server was delightful.
  9. FW

    FredW

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely fabulous meal! Their menu has so many options. I went with their specialty Raviolis. The Gravy (sauce) combined with real home made pasta was bar none the best Raviolis I have ever had. The vinegar and oil for the bread was different and better than any I've had as well. U will not be sorry for eating here its simply excellent. CFW-
  10. JD

    JenD

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of my favorite restaurants. Always consistently good.
  11. HS

    HSAH

    Naples

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    We’re vacationing here as we have for several years. Since discovering Capisce? we always make sure we dine there at least once. This year was a disappointment. Service was fine. My Penne Amore was good but my husband’s Chicken Parmesan was very disappointing. Even with the steak knife that was served with his dish he found it difficult to cut his chicken breast. Both of us were surprised with the smaller portions and increased prices. Each of our entrees were $32.00. Not what we expected.
  12. C

    Carol

    San Francisco

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on September 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent menu—lots of choices and amazing flavor! Especially liked the zucchini noodles as an option for pasta. Salmon salad was exceptional!
  13. m

    melissa

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, nice servers, good value!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The total experience was Outstanding!!! Our server was so friendly and professional. The food was so delicious! We told all our friends about the wonderful restaurant.
  15. O

    Ollies2

    Sacramento

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always, delicious dinner and great service. I had the blackened chicken salad and it was great! This is a must stop whenever we are in South Lake Tahoe.
  16. ZS

    ZackS

    Nashville

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Can't say enough about our experience at Capisce!! If you're on the fence about making a reservation, just do it! We ate at several other steak houses in Lake Tahoe, but enjoyed the Italian cuisine probably the most of all!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It’s our tradition to celebrate our wedding anniversary each year at Capisce. This year we celebrated our 30th.. The food and service is always good.
  18. D

    vegDiner

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Good food, good portion sizes. And a great variety of options. Both my keto friend and my gluten-free vegetarian friend had multiple options.
  19. RH

    ReneeH

    Tahoe

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    The website specifically states they offer a happy hour 5-7pm with discounts on appetizers and drinks However our waitress stated that has not been the case in years
  20. JN

    JoelN

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ambiance was great! Beautiful views of the trees. Excellent menu and very friendly staff. Thank you!
  21. JS

    JeSui

    Los Angeles

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    A favorite of ours and a must visit on our Tahoe trips! Great service and food every time.
  22. NO

    NancyO

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We always love to come here and have the Penne Amore when in the area!
  23. LR

    LaurieR

    Los Angeles

    26 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    The good was just okay. Nothing terrible but nothing amazing and over the top. Overall, I think the restaurant can use a bit of a refresh. It was decent but we were hoping for better Italian food.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything we ordered was excellent. Large portions. Highly recommended.
  25. NB

    NicholasB

    Tahoe

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Six year anniversary
  26. CD

    ConnieD

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delightful dinner! We enjoyed the burrata appetizer, cheese raviolis, lobster pasta, and shrimp scampi. All were delicious, well served. Good selection of wines by the glass, and not too expensive. Grazie!
  27. TG

    TahoeGirl

    Tahoe

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    The food was reasonable but nothing out of the world the service could have been better. The bread was brought way late than the next table who came after us. We ran out of water and had to ask for the check and then take it to the cashier to pay and leave. They might be short-staffed but not an excuse for poor service for a place that's supposed to for an upscale restaurant.
  28. TF

    TheresaF

    Miami

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was fabulous and service was very good despite being understaffed. We would definately go back!
  29. SG

    SteveG

    Denver

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lisa owns and operates a very loving nuturing dining experience here. The homemade pasta and sauces are flavorful, healthy and honest. A relaxing ambience with a European pace, sit back, relax and take time to savour these Epicurean delights. I especially recommend the original/butter-cheese ravs accomanied by their homemade “gravy,” a tomato based sauce with porchini mushrooms….Bella!
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    No flavor Bad service Sauce was brown Water was dirty Didn’t give you what you order Food cold
  31. NV

    NVdiner

    Tahoe

    61 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    I enjoyed the homemade ravioli with delicious "gravy". My husband had the chicken Alfredo with zucchini noodles. He loved the Alfredo sauce! The Caesar salad was also very good...yummy homemade croutons.
  32. g

    greatdining4us

    San Francisco

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was outstanding. Menu variety. Extremely accommodating special requests for changing sauce, etc. food was absolutely fabulous. Even though very short staffed, still extremely attentive. Will definitely return next time in Lake Tahoe & absolutely recommend this restaurant to friends.
  33. MG

    MattG

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Food was really good, great experience dining at Capisce. Lobster Campanelle was excellent.
  34. JS

    JamesS

    Orlando

    6 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Made a reservation on OPEN TABLE for 10pm. When we arrived at the restaurant, they were CLOSED!! The staff was still there (as were some people that appeared to be customers) and they said (sic) “Open Table messes up a lot, and our hours change depending on the clientele”… I don’t know if that is Open Table’s error, or the restaurant’s (or BOTH)…IF your establishment has “free-flowing” hours, then a listing on Open Table isn’t for you (you can;t expect them to know when you decide to close early)! At any rate, and reasonable/reputable/responsible establishment will be sure their CUSTOMERS know when they are open or not…
  35. L

    Laura

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Homemade raviolis are very good! I like the half and half plate. Would be nice if served with a small house salad for the price being charged. I like the ambiance.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Central Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The best Italian food! The gravy is absolutely delicious and the atmosphere is amazing.
  37. DB

    DavidB

    San Francisco

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 11, 2022

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    Charged the two of us five dollars to split a large salad even though we both ordered dinners. We’re not informed of extra charge for changing a side dish that came with the meal. Sides of butter and pasta and rice were very dry. Chicken park was very average and overcooked.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Greensboro

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience2
    Food was nothing spectacular. Bruschetta was soggy and lasagna was very heavy on the sauce. Very expensive for quality of food.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a good bet. Delicious food: pasta, salads, pizza snd seafood. My favorite place.
  40. SB

    SusanneB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    We had reservations, were seated right away. Server took drink order and food order right away and then I took a long time for the appetizer to appear. They were out of tea bags so no ice tea. We had the burrata cheese with prosciutto. It was delicious but could have had more flavor. We also had the lasagne which was excellent and the Gi spicy pasta which was not overly spicy, maybe a 3/4 out of 10 but the most spice came from the andouille sausage. It was delicious too. Then we got the check with no one asking us if we wanted coffee or espresso or dessert. So we paid and left and got coffee and dessert somewhere else. Overall the food was good. The wait and the abrupt dismissal was a bit surprising. Yes I'd go back though.

FAQs

Capisce - S. Lake Tahoe offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (775) 580-7500.

Capisce - S. Lake Tahoe is rated 4.5 stars by 534 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

10:30 PM


Booked 2 times today
Google Map for Capisce - S. Lake Tahoe

178 US Highway 50, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Elks Point Rd.

  • Neighborhood

    South Shore

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Tue–Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, American, Pizza Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Mama Lisa Devincenzi-Miller

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (775) 580-7500

  • Catering

    Yes!! We cater! On-site or off-site! Look for us at the American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament each year! We cater many tents there, specifically one of the most popular spots...Hole #17! We assist Korbel in Toasting Life at the tournament! Our Italian cuisine is AMAZING; however, we do MUCH MORE! Let us customize a menu that will compliment your special event! Contact Lisa at lisa@capiscelaketahoe.com for information or inquire through our website www.capiscelaketahoe.com! Capisce?

  • Private party facilities

    Any info on private parties, weddings, rehearsals, birthdays, anniversaries, business meetings and/or on-site or off-site catering, please contact Lisa Miller at lisa@capiscelaketahoe.com.

  • Private party contact

    Bryan Miller: (775) 720-7040

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