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Date
Thu, 6/21
Time
11:00 PM
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The Timbers

3.9
332 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for Birthdays
** Walk-ins welcome if OpenTable reservations are not available. **
The Timbers provides a relaxing dining environment with open beam wooden ceilings coupled with contemporary decor. Located adjacent to the main casino floor, The Timbers is a Tahoe local's go-to restaurant. The extensive menus offer more than you ever imagine for the price!

You will enjoy traditional American fare and many unique and creative dishes. Dinner choices include flavorful seafood entrees, fresh fish and juicy Certified Black Angus beef, all beautifully presented. Chef Alvaro creates unique daily lunch and dinner specials, including hearty homemade soups. Breakfast is served all day, everyday.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Steak
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Hours of operation
Open daily:

Breakfast: 11:00pm - 2:30pm

Lunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm

Dinner: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(800) 624-7980
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Alvaro Ochoa
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Kahle Drive
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Parking details
Parking is free with convenient parking spots next to each of our three different entrance doors.
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Public transit
The local bus service stops right at our property many times throughout the day.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 332 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
3.8
food
4.0
service
3.5
ambience
3.9
value
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74% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 4 days ago

We were there for the special advertized $24.99 prime rib and lobster tail. It was great food. Very good deal.

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4.0Dined on June 11, 2018

What brought us to the restaurant was the advertised $24.99 prime rib and lobster dinner. The prime rib was much larger than what I’d expected and the lobster about the usual size for this type of deal. Lobster had good flavor. The prime rib was flavorful if a bit more done than I ordered (ordered medium rare and received medium). Soup or salad, choice of potato, and some lovely vegetables came with the meal. The service was excellent. My spouse forgot that, after recent dental work, he couldn’t eat the salad he ordered and the wait staff promptly provided him with a delicious soup. Our server provided a very good wine recommendation. He was prompt, courteous, and friendly.

Not a ton of ambience. We had a nice window table; unfortunately, the windows overlooked a hotel parking lot. The restaurant is located inside of a casino and again, unfortunately, one must walk through the smoke-filled casino to get to it. Fortunately, somehow the smoke didn’t seem to filter into the area in which we were seated. All-in-all, with the great service and the very good value for the food, it was definitely worth coming to The Timbers for dinner.

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1.0Dined on June 10, 2018

Horrible lobster. Waist of time and money. 33 $ for two overcooked tails and cold potato. Wish I did read online before we got there. 2 person meal was 100$ and left with empty and upset stomach.
Service was good but such a low quality of food its horrible.

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2.0Dined on May 30, 2018

I made a reservation. Stated that it was for my husband’s birthday. Requested booth. Got there. Had to ask again for booth. No acknowledgement for my husband’s birthday, even though I heard singing for someone else and the manager inquired about our meal and I mentioned it yet again. Server could learn to use a genuine smile. Disappointing!!

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3.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Nothing to rant and rave about but definitely a good bang for your buck. Service was good and food was good figuring you get a good steak and lobster typically for under 30$. My fault for not doing my research and realizing it's inside the casino which my friends felt weird for booking for my 30th bday dinner lol but like I said my fault. Overall a good place to eat

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

It was very nice. We had a great time. Thank you!

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We had come to this restaurant a few years ago and the food was amazing but this time it wasn’t up to par. I couldn’t even eat the salad then we waiting a very long time for our food and with two kids that was not pleasant.

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Being I go there when it first opened, I asked to sit by the window and was told no. If it was crowded I could understand. The food was good.

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1.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Dee our server was the only thing about our dinner.

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1.0Dined on April 25, 2018

The waiter looked like it was an inconvenience for us to be in his restaurant

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2.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Poor salad. The lobster steak special had a small lobster. It was four bites. We were asked if there was a special occasion and we told them a birthday. They did nothing. The stuff they served with the bread was a slimy gross mess in a bowl. This was our first time there. We will not be returning.

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

We went there for dinner shortly after arrival in South Lake Tahoe. My wife had the Turkey special and I had the Prime Rib and Lobster special. Both were excellent. You'd expect the Prime Rib on a special to be of a lesser quality, but that was not the case. It was done to perfection. The Lobster tail was also cooked well Both meals included potatoes, which were fresh and tasted wonderful. My special included one of their signature salads that was big enough to share. My wife said the turkey was excellent. The bread was fresh and tasty, with a mix of butter, olive oil and cheese which I hadn't seen before, but was very good.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Went for my birthday with wife,visit tahoe frequently and stayed at secrets in just few blocks away and heard nothing but good things about this place and was very happy with the food and prices,specials.will be going here again when in tahoe,nice but not too fancy,a lot of families there

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Great value and the food was excellent. If they upgraded the value a little, they could charge more!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

When in Tahoe we always have dinner here, but this time the service was disappointing. Our waitress never checked on us, asked for bread 3 times then finally got it, had to ask for refill on drinks, didn't get steak knives. I even had to ask for the check and a to go box. I was surprised because service is usually great, but I guess everyone can't be great. 😳

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Easter Dinner was very crowded but the food and service was fine. I'm so glad I had made reservations since there was over an hour wait.

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

OK food in a coffee shop pretending to be a better dining experience.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We had a wonderful time, the staff was attentive the food amazing. They even let us sit and chat for some time after we paid our check.

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2.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Not much to return for. Martini tasted like straight Vermouth followed by, I think , Parmesan soaked in some kind of oil. The “rare prime rib was anything but , accompanied by two bites of lobster. The baked potato was the best part of the meal. We were so turned off it darkened our mood to gamble and decided to leave without doing so.

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4.0Dined on March 28, 2018

We went for our Anniversary, had the lobster and prime rib, it was very good. Would go back again. Next time I would get the larger size. Overall very good.

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2.0Dined on March 9, 2018

We ordered the caesar salad, twin lobster special, and the salmon. Overall, the meal was fair. I thought the salmon had a little too much sauce.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Me and my husband got the Porterhouse steak. We did share and pack to go. So nice and tasty. The bread is amazing! And that mix they do with cream cheese and olive oil is to die for. Wish the restaurant was a little bit more cozy, with softer lights, but so far, everything else was perfect to us.

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1.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We were there to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. I made reservations. We were seated in the bar area. Very disappointing! Our hostess who sat us was very rude. I let her know I was not happy with our seating arrangement especially since I had made reservations. It was noisy. She said nothing else was available. Really? I saw several couples being seated in the dining area! Where we should have been seated! We had a much better experience at Latin Soul.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Great food. Great service. Whole experience was worth the drive from the Bay Area. The Prime Rib was perfect, melted in my mouth. Lobster worth every bite. And the Mai Tai? Ohhhh boy...

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5.0Dined on February 6, 2018

Prime rib and lobster was worth it!!

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3.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Timbers was hard to find. GPS took us there. It was in a hotel. There was no signs outside of the hotel or in the entrance of the hotel to guide us to the place. We had to ask 2 people where it was. I reserved my table and was 15 minutes early, they sat us right away. The hostess was very friendly and welcoming, with a huge smile. Someone came to our table right away and took our drink orders. The man refilling our drinks was someone different from our waiter. He was prompt. We ordered about 10 minutes after we sat down. We ordered the callamari and raw oysters. Both was very very good. Callamari was a large portion.
The reason for the low stars is because i sensed and felt racism.... I'm from Hawai'i and was on vacation so naturally we are brown collored skin. Someone (2 people) was seated on another table about 25 minutes after us ordered their main food only a few minutes after we did (they were white colored). We ordered the prime rib and lobster dinner for both of us. They had the same waiter as us (he was white). And I looked over and they ordered the same as us. They got their order before us. We got ours 3 minutes after them. They were automatically given steak knifes for their prime rib, we didn't get offered or was given any. We had the hardest time cutting it with the butter knifes from the bread. Instead of asking us, if we were okay and anything he could get us, he went to go right away and help the next table that just sat down. I kept looking for our waiter but he didn't come. We continued to eat. We didn't get offered dessert after we were done. He handed us the bill, he said he'll be back to collect it, I was so furious that I just left cash for the bill and left. In Hawai'i we NEVER EVER treat anyone unequal because of their skin color.

(On another note, the prime rib and lobster dinner was a huge bargain and good.)

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

YLove this place! Outstanding food, always good. Try to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner here every visit to Tahoe.

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5.0Dined on January 2, 2018

Delicious dinner! Tim always gives great service. The dinner and drinks are a good value.

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4.0Dined on December 25, 2017

We chose the Timbers for our Christmas Dinner, it was great to have a reservation in place by Open Table. We were seated promptly and the order for our drinks was taken. We ordered the Prime Rib and Lobster Special, a real value for the $21.00. The salad was fresh, the prime rib was cooked just right as was the lobster. The only thing that was a little disappointing was the bread, bit doughy - think they could be a bit more creative in what they offer for their bread, something with better texture. Overall a good experience, it was a bit slow in getting our check however the server we had was running her legs off, had a lot of tables to look after. I would recommend The Timbers to anyone looking for a good meal, nice atmosphere and value. They serve a Great breakfast and their coffee is good too,

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2.0Dined on December 24, 2017

We thought this would be a nice dining place for Christmas Eve, but realized quickly it was mediocre at best. No table cloths, food was ok. Not well run either. Service was ok. Servers were nice. Won't be going back.

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5.0Dined on November 29, 2017

Thank you to open table for providing a space for "special requests" secretly, I asked Timbers via the open table app to acknowledge my husband's birthday! It went perfectly!! We had an amazing evening, steak and lobster were amazing, and the soup was superb. We went back for breakfast, amazing

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5.0Dined on November 24, 2017

Service was impeccable. JARRETT WAS AWESOME . Food was delicious and prices were good

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5.0Dined on November 24, 2017

We only been to Timbers once, it was the Thanksgiving dinner. I made my reservation through opentable. The food, the place and the people that works there are great! We will definitely go there again when we visit Tahoe.
The only downside was, you have to go through the casino to get to the restaurant. The casino smelled like cigarette smoke. My chest couldn’t handle it for a long time. Once you’re inside the restaurant you can’t smell the cigarette smoke anymore.

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2.0Dined on November 23, 2017

We made reservations for Thanksgiving with my family and this was the first time we were so disappointed in this place. When we arrived they made us wait 15 minutes to be seated. Our waiter did not seem to know what he was doing. He was constantly forgetting things like our drinks, utensils to name a few. He just seemed very scattered. Our food came out cold and it was just not up to par. I was embarrassed because I really talked it up to my family that was visiting from out of town. It just did not seem like the same Timbers. Not sure that I can recommend or will be back. Use to be one of our favorite places to eat.

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4.0Dined on November 23, 2017

The Prime Rib with Lobster is a very good option and good goat vs benefit!

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5.0Dined on November 20, 2017

Excellent meal of prime rib and lobster. Great food, portion size, and value. Quick friendly service!

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5.0Dined on November 11, 2017

Great service and excellent food
Nice restaurant with a great ambience

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5.0Dined on October 24, 2017

Everyone was very nice and attentive. Early dinner was so good and just right amount of food.

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5.0Dined on October 22, 2017

Great service, awesome service. It was a special birthday dinner

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3.0Dined on October 18, 2017

The food was average and way to expensive. Our waiter was great.

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