Amongst the wild beauty of Lake Tahoe you’ll find charming, vibrant mountain towns brimming with delicious food and unique dining experiences. If you’re searching for a great restaurant in the area, you’ll find many long-established favorites to choose from that are wonderful dining options but there are some exciting new ventures on the scene that are an absolute must-visit! 

We’ve taken the guesswork out of finding your next restaurant and rounded up the best new restaurants in Lake Tahoe to check out while you’re here! These new establishments are making waves with both locals and visitors and serving up some truly unforgettable meals. 

Looking for a vacation rental in Lake Tahoe? Tahoe Signature Properties offers incredible vacation homes throughout North Lake Tahoe, making it easy to explore the area and get a taste of the region at these incredible restaurants! 

North Lake Tahoe’s Best Restaurants

Rosewood Tahoe

930 Tahoe Blvd Suite 901, Incline Village, NV | 1-775-298-2678 

Opened in 2023, Rosewood Tahoe blends contemporary dining with a touch of old-school European elegance. It has quickly landed on North Lake Tahoe’s best of lists, thanks to its elevated, reasonably priced menu and phenomenal food. The menu features simple classics, perfectly prepared, such as roasted chicken and braised short ribs, complemented by sides like grilled broccoli, wilted spinach, and the popular parmesan polenta cakes. Fun cocktails, a thoughtful wine list, and a casual brunch menu make Rosewood a favorite for any occasion!

Smoke Door – Lake Tahoe Saryo

9980 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA | 1-530-553-1064

Located in Kings Beach, Smoke Door is a Japanese-inspired restaurant that utilizes primitive wildfire cooking methods. Executive Chef Tyler Burges crafts a seasonal menu that includes a 10-course Harvest menu. Signature dishes such as sashimi and crispy pork belly, along with views of the open kitchen and wood-burning hearth, ensure an unforgettable dining experience. This fine dining gem, tucked away near the state line, offers sophistication and uniqueness in every detail, making it one of the best dining spots in Tahoe! 

Vous at Northstar California Resort

2000 N Village Dr, Truckee, CA (across from the ice rink)

Located in the heart of Northstar Village, Vous is a fantastic place to go for casual food and drinks after a day on the mountain! Whether you’re looking for a coffee and a delicious handheld to fuel up for a day on the slopes or want a glass of wine and some yummy shareables post-hike, Vous is the perfect place to go! 

Spring Poke & Sushi

11375 Deerfield Dr, Unit A, Truckee, CA | 1-530-912-8116

If you’re looking for something super fresh, healthy, and fast, Spring Poke & Sushi in Tahoe Donner is the place to go! With generous poke bowls, sushi burritos, and classic sushi rolls, you can fill up and fuel up on lean protein and vitamin rich veggies perfectly assembled to be both healthy and delicious! 

New(ish) Must-Try Restaurants in North Lake Tahoe


1920 Olympic Vly Rd, Olympic Valley, CA | 1-530-583-1578

Located in Olympic Valley, PlumpJack Cafe may not be brand new, but it remains a great place for fantastic food, exceptional service, and incredible cocktails. The award-winning wine list and well-designed menu, which changes seasonally to reflect local California produce, are highlights. Executive Chef Jack Connell’s passion for creating memorable meals makes it perfect for special occasions or simply treating yourself.

Bowl Incline

920 Southwood Blvd, Incline Village, NV | 1-775-831-1900

Bowl Incline, offers a whimsical and unusual dining experience that is actually–yes actually– located in a bowling alley! The incredible restaurant, Sam Choy’s Ohana Diner is worth a visit even if you don’t plan to bowl a few frames. The laid-back ambiance and elevated Hawaiian fare make it a gem in Incline Village. The menu features dishes like Spam Musubi, Poke Nachos, Kalua Pork French Fries, and Mahi Mahi Tacos, along with burgers, gourmet pizzas, and bowls. The epic outdoor seating setup, complete with a full bar, fire pits, bocce ball court, and lawn games, makes every dinner here a ton of fun!

South Lake Tahoe’s Best New Restaurants

Wolf by Vanderpump at Harveys Lake Tahoe

18 Hwy 50, Stateline, NV | 1-775-588-6611

With a stunning dining room filled with bespoke lighting and custom furniture, this new restaurant at Stateline in South Lake Tahoe is a must! With a menu filled with unique flavors and re-imagined classics, the stunning dishes and cocktails are perfect for creating some amazing memories!

The Woods

3115 Harrison Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA | 1-530-600-0921

A new addition to South Lake Tahoe, The Woods offers a modern dining experience with a focus on locally sourced ingredients and innovative dishes. The contemporary menu and stylish decor make it a standout.

The Libation Lodge

4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd STE 26, South Lake Tahoe, CA | 1-530-578-0087 

This trendy spot has quickly become a favorite for its craft cocktails and eclectic menu. The Libation Lodge is known for its lively atmosphere and creative drink offerings.


933 Poplar St, South Lake Tahoe, CA | 1-530-725-0118

Located in a historic building, Maggie’s combines classic charm with a modern twist. The menu features a mix of traditional and contemporary dishes, all made with fresh, local ingredients.

Shedcat Distillery & Kitchen

3668 Lake Tahoe Blvd STE A, South Lake Tahoe, CA | 1-530-600-2707

Offering a unique dining experience, Shed Cat Distillery pairs its house-made spirits with a menu of hearty and flavorful dishes. The distillery’s rustic yet chic setting provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable meal.

Lake Tahoe’s dining scene is as diverse and vibrant as the region itself! Book with Tahoe Signature Properties today to experience these incredible restaurants and make the most of your Lake Tahoe adventure!