The Best North Lake Tahoe Brunch Spots

When you’re vacationing in North Lake Tahoe, there’s no better way to start your day than with a delicious brunch. There are many fantastic restaurants in the area to choose from, and some even offer waterfront dining! Whether you’re visiting the area for a bachelor/bachelorette party, romantic getaway, or family vacation, everyone in your group will appreciate a good brunch. Read on to discover the best North Lake Tahoe brunch spots!

If you’re looking for more breakfast, lunch, and dinner places in the Tahoe area, refer to our North Lake Tahoe Travel Guide. It features all the best restaurants in the area, plus fun-filled events, attractions, and activities!

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Treat Yourself at These North Lake Tahoe Brunch Spots

If you’re craving a hearty breakfast, delectable lunch offerings, or mimosas with fresh-squeezed orange juice, treat yourself to a meal at these North Lake Tahoe brunch spots!

Where To Find the Best Breakfast in North Lake Tahoe

Old Post Office Café

Brunch is served daily from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Old Post Office Café is a staple when it comes to dining in North Lake Tahoe. Their menu features brunch classics, such as eggs benedict, pancakes, waffles, and omelets. They also offer a menu section with adult libations, such as Bellinis, Bloody Marys, Screwdrivers, and more.

Fire Sign Café

Brunch is served all day, every day

For over 40 years, the Fire Sign Café has been serving delicious comfort food to the people of Tahoe City. Choose from an array of mouthwatering menu items, such as breakfast burritos, crepes, sandwiches, and salads.

Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet

Brunch is served daily from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.

If you’re searching for freshly baked bread, pastries, and gourmet charcuterie pairings, head to Tahoe House Bakery and Gourmet. The bakery is known for having the “best coffee on the lake,” as they always make fresh coffee and espresso in their Swiss coffee machines. Check out their pre-made to-go options if you’d rather eat at home!

Crosby’s Tavern & Gaming

Brunch is served all day, every day (minus Wednesday when they are closed)

Crosby’s Tavern is a local restaurant and bar offering family-style service with fantastic options for everyone—plus lots of video games! We highly recommend their Huevos Rancheros with Chorizo, Potatoes, Pico de Gallo, or their French Toast, which comes in Cinnamon Raisin or Sweet White.

North Lake Tahoe Restaurants With a View

Gar Woods Grill & Pier

Lunch is served Monday – Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Since 1988, Gar Woods Grill and Pier has been one of the premier North Lake Tahoe waterfront dining destinations in Carnelian Bay. The views here are so stunning that they even host weddings. While they don’t serve traditional breakfast items, they’re open for lunch daily starting at 10:30 a.m., so you can still enjoy a meal early in the day. You should definitely try some of their seafood options!

Jake’s on the Lake

Lunch is served Saturday/Sunday from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Jake’s on the Lake is known for providing the ultimate lakefront dining experience In North Lake Tahoe. The Executive Chef draws influence from Hawaii and Southern California, always bringing the highest quality ingredients to the table. The restaurant also offers a top-notch wine and cocktail menu.

Jason’s Beachside Grille

Lunch is served daily at 12 p.m.

Jason’s Beachside Grille is a family-friendly restaurant located in the heart of King’s Beach. When you dine here, you’ll enjoy spectacular lake views on the scenic lakefront deck and grassy sandbar area. This is your best option if you’re getting a later start to your day and you’re not in the mood for breakfast items—instead, order soups, salads, nachos, wings, sandwiches, or specialty drinks.

Spindleshanks Tahoe Restaurant

Brunch is served daily at 9 a.m. (minus Monday when they are closed)

Spindleshanks offers three decks with food and drink service, so you can always enjoy a meal paired with beautiful lake views. Their breakfast menu includes country favorites, like Chicken Fried Steak and Chicken and Waffles with Sausage Gravy. For lunch, you can order anything from a classic hot dog or burger to Mahi Mahi tacos.

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