Incline Village, NV
Lone Eagle Grille- Located in the Hyatt
Grab a table next to the wall of windows at the Lone Eagle Grille and sip a glass of California Cabernet as you gaze out over Lake Tahoe’s Crystal Bay and the snow-capped Sierra Nevada beyond. Come evening, pull a chair up to one of their outdoor fire pits and enjoy their signature, the Golden Eagle Margarita. Don’t fail to order food, at least one of their tapas-style offerings – some seared foie gras, kale salad or a thin-crust pizza.
GUS’ OPEN PIT BBQ- 930 Tahoe Blvd, Incline Village, NV
Born out of a mobile catering grill, Gus’ Open Pit Barbecue is not your usual barbecue joint. Chicken, pulled pork, hot links, St. Louis ribs as well as sandwiches, sides and appetizers (don’t pass on the pickle fries) round out the menu. Gus’ is open Thursday through Monday for dinner and Friday and Sunday for lunch.
GLASSES WINE BAR- 760 MAYS BLVD #8, INCLINE VILLAGE
Glasses Wine Bar is a recent addition to the Incline Village scene with dozens of wines available by the glass and a wide and varied selection of books and games to enjoy along with your beverage.
BIG WATER GRILL- 341 Ski Way, Incline Village, NV
“Big water” is one meaning attributed to the Washoe name for Lake Tahoe. You can see just how big that water is when you take in the panoramic views from the spacious dining room of the Big Water Grille. Serving seasonal selections of California bistro cuisine, there’s a great list of starters like the ahi poke or pan-roasted quail plus fresh vegetable sides and some serious steak burgers. The hearty main courses include pan-seared duck breast, a smoked rib eye and nightly fresh seafood specials. The wine list is extensive with more than 200 international selections. They're open for dinner Wednesday through Monday.
THE GRILLE AT THE CHATEAU- 955 Fairway Boulevard, Incline Village, NV
Playing a round of golf for the day? Come enjoy lunch or dinner at the Grill at the Chateau. With an indoor dining room and an outside deck above the 18th hole, it’s hard to decide what’s better – the food or the amazing view down the golf course of the lake and mountains. Happy hour happens daily, 3 to 7 p.m., with discounted drinks and delicious appetizers.
Whether you are looking for lake views, forest trails or vertical climbs, there are options at every turn. Check out these pages for specific routes. Remember to bring plenty of water, a snack and wear your sunscreen!
Incline Village offers miles of trails for cruising, cross-country, downhill or road biking. Visit Flume Trail in Incline Village for rentals and expert advice.
Canoe, Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Boards are great ways to spend the day and get out of the water. Offering rentals at the Hyatt Regency, to help get setup for the best way to spend a summer day.
There is no match for seeing Tahoe from the water. Rent a boat for your South Lake adventures!
Check out the amazing breweries that South Lake has to offer. Tahoe Brew Tours offer to take you around the south side of the lake to three different breweries with food provided.
If historical tours are more your speed, visit one of the many historical landmarks dotting the edge of Lake Tahoe.
SAND HARBOR BEACH
Three miles south of Incline Village on State Highway 28, Sand Harbor has a variety of natural features you can spend an entire day exploring. You can hike several trails down the shoreline or off into the woods. You can rock-hop, scrambling across the giant boulders that extend out into the lake. You can rent a kayak or standup paddleboard to float down to the Thunderbird Lodge. You can don a mask and snorkel to explore what lies beneath the lake’s surface. You can also bring your boat to this beach!
MEMORIAL POINT OVERLOOK
The easiest way to see the expansive beauty of Lake Tahoe, this overlook gives you a bird's-eye view of the variations in watercolor and the large granite boulders that frame the shoreline of Lake Tahoe. The free parking area accesses a visitor’s center and a quick trail that accesses the shore. Along the trail there are small information posts explaining the flora, fauna and fish habitats.