Best Tahoe City Restaurants

Chinquapin is one of the most spectacular 95 acres of wooded area along the beaches of Lake Tahoe. People are drawn to the natural beauty of this destination because it has a little something for everyone to enjoy. Fortunately, the location is perfect for those that want to enjoy nature, but still, have access to nearby accommodations. Once you nestled into one of the inviting Tahoe City hotels, the next order of business will be finding a few go-to restaurants that will cure your hunger and leave a lasting impression. You can’t really visit Tahoe without taking in the cuisine. Check out this compilation of must-try Tahoe City restaurants. The hardest decision will be which one you will choose first! 

River Grill

Kicking off the list of best Tahoe City restaurants is none other than River Grill. Not only will you experience friendly staff and unforgettable meals, but you’ll get to enjoy all of this with a show-stopping view of the Truckee River. Patrons rave about the sunset views and insist that the Halibut Special should never be passed up. The gorgeously plated meals, live music, and a welcoming atmosphere are sure to make this an instant favorite. 

Spoon Restaurant 

After you’ve spent a long day in the great outdoors, it’s time to replenish your body! Spoon Restaurant is a terrific option because of the inviting cottage vibe and satisfying comfort food menu. Not only will every single bite be absolutely delicious, but you’ll know you’re in good hands the moment you walk through the door. The staff at Spoon Restaurant will go the extra mile to explain the menu and go over the vegan and vegetarian options should you desire it. Plus, you can bring your own wine with no corkage fee! 

Fire Sign Café

Next time you visit Tahoe, check out the Fire Sign Café. This spot is ideal for lunch and breakfast as the hours of operation are from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm. The extensive menu has a little something for everyone, but it appears that patrons absolutely love the first dish they try and often have a hard time branching out! Most of the menu is made from scratch, so you are sure to appreciate each and every bite of your meal. Plus, the wait staff is friendly, attentive, and willing to explain all that the restaurant has to offer. 

Sunnyside

The list of best Tahoe City restaurants wouldn’t be complete without this gem of a place! This beautiful place is an excellent spot to unwind after a long day of exploring. However, this is a hot spot that can get crowded during the peak season. If you’re planning to visit during dinner hours, you may need to call ahead. Patrons rave about the great service and friendly staff. You’ll definitely want to check this one out the next time you’re in the area! 

Complete your visit to Chinquapin by visiting one of these inviting restaurants. You’ll not only refuel for the day, but you’ll have a fun experience to boot!

Although Spring blossoms are coming, you can catch the tail end of winter fun while you stay in one of the best Lake Tahoe resorts, Chinquapin. Before you know it, you’ll be soaking up the Cali sunshine on the shores of Lake Tahoe. In the meantime, if you’re looking for fun things to do during the unpredictable shoulder season, hot springs are always a good idea! Famous for their steamy hot, healthy, therapeutic, and mineral-rich waters Hot Springs offer a different kind of relaxation than the frigid waters of Lake Tahoe. Some are constructed as outdoor pools, some a more natural setting, but all are worth the trip. 

Hot Springs Around Lake Tahoe

If you’ve never seen or experienced a hot spring, be sure to add one to your itinerary during your next visit to our Lake Tahoe resort. Chinquapin is conveniently located near two hot springs: Grover Hot Springs State Park and Travertine Hot Springs. Grover Hot Springs State Park is closer than the scenic Travertine Hot Springs, which is more isolated. Grover Hot Springs is a great way to spend a day to unwind. Once in the park, you’ll be able to choose from varying activities, such as hiking to a waterfall, follow trails to the lake or bask in the hot, relaxing, mineral-rich water with a spectacular view as well.

Lake Tahoe Resorts

We understand it’s easy to get distracted by other activities around Tahoe, just don’t forget about the Hot Springs, they make perfect day trips. Our Chinquapin resort is located along Lake Tahoe’s pristine shore, featuring secluded spots for you to reconnect with nature’s scenic sights. Chinquapin has a wide variety of homes and condominiums that’ll accommodate all of your needs. Choose between one of our lakefront, lake view, or forest view accommodations to enjoy an ideal vacation at one of the best Lake Tahoe resorts, Chinquapin. Book your stay today for the best shoulder season getaway!

Dog Sledding around Lake Tahoe in winter

Lake Tahoe receives an average of 10 feet of snow throughout winter, other than stunning winter scenery, all that snow creates opportunities for plenty various things to do in Tahoe City winter. Dog sledding excursions are a unique way to explore Lake Tahoe in winter, enjoy breathtaking terrain on this one-of-a-kind adventure. Stay in one of our Chinquapin rentals for a front row seat to the spectacular beauty of Lake Tahoe in winter.

Lake Tahoe Hotels with Lake View

Chinquapin offers twenty-three different units some feature lakefront access, other beautiful lake views, and lastly fantastic forest view. We also offer standard and deluxe accommodations. Along with world-class ski resorts, we provide activities such as snowshoeing, cross country skiing or dog sledding. Nothing compares to seeing a fresh coat of snow on the trees and the cool stillness of the lake that puts everyone at ease. Grab your winter gear and experience Lake Tahoe in winter!

Dog Sledding around Lake Tahoe in winter

For a scenic adventure through Lake Tahoe in winter, take a ride through Kirkwood with Running Creek Dog Sled Rides for the perfect day of fun on the slopes. They offer two different types of trips, The Meadow Loop Ride and the Adventure Ride. The Meadow Loop Ride is a 30-minute scenic tour of Kirkwood’s meadows. But if you want something more exciting, you’ll love their Adventure Ride which allows you to much with the guide. Dog sled through the high Sierra winter wonderland with Sierra Adventures. After a scenic ride, pose for pictures with the dogs.

Lake Tahoe Snowfest

Another way to enjoy Lake Tahoe in winter, bring the whole family to Tahoe Snowfest. It’ll be a fun event for the everyone, including your furry pets for the annual Dog Pull hosted by Cafe Zenon. Register your dog, to pull weighted sandbags according to their size and weight. Make sure to dress for the weather, temperatures around the lake are usually much lower than those in town. We recommend layering up and wearing hats, gloves, sunglasses, and a warm jacket for a comfortable outdoor adventure. Book your stay with Chinquapin and as you experience Lake Tahoe in winter.

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