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1785 W. Lake Blvd. Send to Phone
Spoon serves up American comfort food in Tahoe City.

Dinner Thurs.-Mon.

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Spoon Restaurant Review

: Chef-owner Alise Pittman greets customers from her kitchen post at this quirky neighborhood restaurant, sporting her customary long braids and a full-length apron you're more likely to find in mom's kitchen than at a locals' hot-spot. But mom's kitchen is an apt description of the atmosphere and cuisine Pittman has created at Spoon. Comfort food choices range from an ever-changing trio of daily house-made soups to homespun specialties such as the sliced roast turkey served with chunky redskin mashed potatoes, the baked chicken Parmesan or the stuffed green peppers. Pittman's servings are hearty and huge, but, if you can, don't skip out on the brownies or chocolate chip cookies for dessert. Seating is limited in this cozy, converted cabin, with two bistro tables downstairs and two larger tables upstairs. During the summer months, guests can enjoy dining at a handful of additional outdoor tables under the trees. Don't forget --- Pittman offers all of her creations to go for those who would prefer to enjoy her cooking at home.


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