BEST OF TAHOE 2021 READERS’ POLL

Tahoe Quarterly readers selected their favorite places to eat, drink, shop and play from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee. Here are the winners of TQ’s 2021 Best of Tahoe Readers’ Poll. (Editor’s note: North Shore encompasses Tahoe’s East, 

 


 

EAT & DRINK—NORTH/WEST/EAST SHORE, TRUCKEE

Best Family-Friendly Restaurant

1. Zano’s Family Italian & Pizzeria

2. Jax At The Tracks

3. Mofo’s Pizza

 

Best Fine Dining

1. Soule Domain

2. Wolfdale’s Cuisine Unique

3. Pianeta

 

Best Outdoor Dining

1. West Shore Café

2. Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge

3. Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar

 

Best Pizza

1. Best Pies

2. Mofo’s Pizza

3. Whitecaps Pizza

 

Best Breakfast

1. Squeeze Inn

2. Red Truck

3. Fire Sign Cafe

 

Best Sushi

1. Hiro Sushi

2. Drunken Monkey Sushi

3. MakiAli

 

Best Burgers

1. Fat Cat Bar & Grill

2. Inclined Burgers and Brews

3. Bridgetender Tavern and Grill

 

Best Sandwiches

1. Mountain High Sandwich Company

2. Tahoma Market & Deli

3. Full Belly Deli

 

Best Coffeehouse

1. Zuri Coffee Co.

2. Coffeebar

3. Dark Horse Coffee Roasters

 

Best Bar

1. Alibi Truckee Public House

2. Moody’s Bistro Bar & Beats

3. Bar of America

 

Best Brewery

1. Alibi Ale Works

2. Truckee Brewing Company

3. FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

 

Best Wine Tasting

1. Uncorked

2. Truckee River Winery

3. The Pour House

 

EAT & DRINK—SOUTH SHORE

Best Family-Friendly Restaurant

1. Getaway Cafe

2. Sprouts Cafe

3. Freshies Restaurant & Bar

 

Best Fine Dining

1. Edgewood Bistro

2. Chart House

3. Evan’s American Gourmet

 

Best Outdoor Dining

1. Riva Grill On The Lake

2. Artemis Lakefront Cafe

3. MacDuff’s Public House

 

Best Breakfast

1. Driftwood Cafe

2. Brothers Burrito House

3. Sprouts Cafe

 

Best Pizza

1. Lake Tahoe Pizza Company

2. Lake Tahoe AleWorX

3. Base Camp Pizza

 

Best Sushi

1. The Naked Fish

2. Off The Hook Sushi

3. Harumi Sushi

 

Best Burgers

1. Burger Lounge

2. Izzy’s Burger Spa

2. California Burger Company

 

Best Sandwiches

1. Sprouts Cafe

2. Yellow Submarine

3. The Divided Sky

 

Best Coffeehouse

1. Alpina Coffee Cafe

2. Bare Roots Artisan Coffee Roasting

3. Clyde’s Coffee Roasting Co.

 

Best Bar

1. Himmel Haus

2. MacDuff’s Pub

3. The Divided Sky

 

Best Brewery

1. Sidellis Lake Tahoe

2. South Lake Brewing Company

3. Cold Water Brewery & Grill

 

Best Wine Tasting

1. Toast Tahoe

2. Revive Coffee & Wine

3. The Cork and More

 

RECREATION & ENTERTAINMENT—NORTH/WEST/EAST SHORE, TRUCKEE

Best Music Venue

1. Crystal Bay Casino

2. Commons Beach

3. Truckee Amphitheater

 

Best Golf Course

1. Incline Village Championship Course

2. Martis Camp

2. Coyote Moon

 

Best Bike Trail

1. Flume Trail

2. Tahoe East Shore Trail

3. Emigrant Trail

 

Best Day Hike

1. Five Lakes

2. Monkey Rock

3. Shirley Canyon

 

Best Ski Resort

1. Squaw Alpine

2. Sugar Bowl Resort

3. Northstar California

 

Best Chairlift

1. KT-22 (Squaw Valley)

2. Crystal Express (Diamond Peak)

3. Summit Six Express (Alpine Meadows)

 

RECREATION & ENTERTAINMENT—SOUTH SHORE

Best Music Venue

1. Lakeview Commons

2. Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys

3. Whiskey Dick’s

 

Best Golf Course

1. Edgewood Tahoe

2. Lake Tahoe Golf Course

3. Tahoe Paradise Golf Course

 

Best Mountain Bike Trail

1. Corral Loop

2. Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

3. Powerline Trail

 

Best Day Hike

1. Rubicon Trail

2. Van Sickle Trail

3. Eagle Lake/Falls

 

Best Ski Resort

1. Kirkwood

2. Sierra-at-Tahoe

3. Heavenly

 

Best Chairlift

1. The Wall (Kirkwood)

2. Mott Canyon (Heavenly)

3. Heavenly Gondola

 

RETAIL & SERVICE—NORTH/WEST/EAST SHORE, TRUCKEE

Best Outdoor Gear

1. Alpenglow Sports

2. Ace Mountain Hardware & Sports

3. True North

 

Best Ski/Snowboard Rentals

1. Tahoe Dave’s Skis & Boards

2. Black Tie Ski Rentals

3. Village Ski Loft

 

Best Home Décor

1. Mountain Home Center

2. High Camp Home

3. Mountain Hardware & Sports

 

Best Art Gallery

1. Gallery Keoki

2. Carmel Gallery

3. The Eadington Gallery

 

Best Hardware Store

1. Ace Mountain Hardware & Sports

2. Swigards True Value Hardware

3. Village Ace Hardware

 

Best Mechanic

1. Ward & Sons

2. The Auto & Tire Doctor

3. Tahoe City Auto Repair

 

RETAIL & SERVICE—SOUTH SHORE

Best Outdoor Gear

1. Tahoe Sports Ltd

2. Big 5 Sporting Goods

3. BlueZone Sports

 

Best Ski/Snowboard Rentals

1. Powder House Ski and Snowboard

2. Rip N’ Willies

3. Shoreline of Tahoe

 

Best Art Gallery

1. The Eadington Gallery

2. Sun Art Gallery

3. Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery

 

Best Hardware Store

1. DIY Home Center

2. Nels Tahoe Hardware

3. Langenfeld Ace Hardware

 

Best Mechanic

1. Norm’s Auto Repair

2. Lake Tahoe Automotive

3. Kingsbury Automotive

1 Comment
  • Tina and Bill
    Posted at 16:23h, 17 May Reply

    Best spirits store, Zander’s 😁 just sayn’

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