Bars in South Lake Tahoe

The Tudor Pub and Dory’s Oar →  October 2, 2009

The exterior of Tudor Pub reminds me of a my dream gingerbread house as a kid– cookie-cutter white colonial, sporting black shutters, with a white picket-fence encircling a neatly manicured lawn full of gumdrop bushes, a fire pit and outdoor seating.

McP’s Irish Pub & Grill →  October 2, 2009

Despite the bar’s Irish name, green-painted walls, and green-lit rooms, do not anticipate Irish fare to jump out at you from McP’s food menu. What you can expect from McP’s is free live music, in the form of rock, blues, or jazz, every single night of the week as well as ten beers on draft and nine featured bottled beers.

Hard Rock Cafe →  October 2, 2009

South Lake Tahoe’s Hard Rock Café, inside Harveys Casino, adopts a guise of a rock star’s upscale log cabin. Amidst the pine walls and lantern-style lighting, are showcased guitars, records, photographs and even clothing of history’s rock legends.

The Zone →  October 2, 2009

After a day at MontBleu’s Race and Sports Book, it is possible one might crave a beer or deli sandwich. Thankfully, neighboring bar and deli, The Zone, will satisfy your appetite.



→  October 2, 2009

MontBleu’s center bar, HQ, is a circular bar, akin to a spaceship emitting laser blue hues, embracing an island furnished with a fire and ice pit as well as several big-screen TV’s.

Cafe del Soul →  October 2, 2009

Café del Soul - or Spanish-spelling Sol, meaning sun - features sun-blasted, orange-toned décor influenced by Inca, Mayan, and Aztec architecture.

El Papagayo Grill →  October 2, 2009

This clean, wholesome Mexican joint attracts Tahoe locals and weekend warriors - caked-in-dirt mountain bikers coming off Meyer’s plethora of trails, as well as backpackers coming off nearby Pacific Crest Trail. El Papagayo boasts a natural, decently-priced, vegetarian and meat-eaters Mexican menu of fresh burritos, tacos, and quesadillas, with the option of whole wheat tortillas and substitute black beans.

The Brewery →  September 30, 2009

Pizza and beer are back on the menu at The Brewery, home to numerous specialty pies, seven signature brews and various seasonal ales, including the notorious Bad Ass Ale ®. This fun, casual stomping ground is a standard first stop for the late-night casino crowd.

Blue Angel Cafe →  September 29, 2009

At Blue Angel Café, one never questions what time it is in London, Cape Town, Auckland or Melbourne, as four mounted wall clocks inform customers of such continental times.

Tahoe Bowl →  September 29, 2009

With 50 years experience in the bowling biz, Tahoe Bowl owner has a knack for how to appease both locals and tourists, offering discounts on NFL Sundays, a locals day, happy hour markdowns, and monthly pitcher, pint, and shot specials.

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