Grab a cup of joe on the way to or from your mountain activities at one of our favorite coffee hot spots.
Lake Tahoe Coffee Shops
Old Post Office
North Lake Tahoe's neighborhood breakfast and coffee shop is open for breakfast and brunch. The 'Old P.O.' is a casual, diner-style local favorite. Belly up to the counter for coffee and toast or have a cozy seat in the dining room. On busy weekends, expect a short wait. Our pick: check the specials board for the crab cakes benedict.
5245 N Lake Blvd, Carnelian Bay, CA
Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet
Open for morning snacks, coffee and afternoon lunch, Tahoe House is worth a visit if you are looking for a snack or bakery item. The atmosphere is cozy, and there is plenty of room to just hang out, read, have a sandwich and enjoy a coffee. Our pick: Try a Jamaican Rum Ball; we rarely pass up an opportunity to stop for one. We love this place!
625 West Lake Blvd., Highway 89, ½ mile south of the Tahoe City Y
The Dam Cafe
Just across the street from Tahoe's only dam, The Dam Cafe serves up coffee drinks, lunch and breakfast items daily.
55 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City
Ernie's Coffee Shop
1207 Emerald Bay Rd
Kings Beach's locals' favorite coffee stop, located by the beach - have a coffee and a stroll by the water.
8268 N Lake Blvd
Joe Coffee is located on the west end of Old Town Truckee, on the side of the street near the railroad tracks. It's a local favorite with good coffee and nice people!
10191 Donner Pass Rd # 2
Wild Cherries Coffee House
Another local favorite in Truckee, Wild Cherries has sandwiches, wraps, salads and smoothies in addition to great coffee drinks. They are located on Donner Pass Road west of old town and HW 89.
11429 Donner Pass Rd
Syd's Bagelery and Expresso
A Tahoe City favorite, Syd's offers bagel sandwiches and snacks in addition to good good coffee and espresso drinks. Their location is also a comfortable place to sit and enjoy a hot treat with wireless internet access. It's located on the lake side of HW 28 in Tahoe City.
550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City
Wild Alaskan Fish Company
Wild Alaskan is a good spot to stop for fish tacos, soup, fresh fish, coffee, espresso drinks, wine and more. An excellent choice for lunch. Located in the Raley's shopping center in Incline.
930 Tahoe Blvd # 901
Coffee Connexion is located near the Tahoe City Post Office behind McDonalds off HW 28. You can also visit Coffee Connexion Too at Alpine Meadows Ski Area.
Lighthouse Center, Suite 1, Tahoe City, CA
Java Juice Wrap and Bagel
A great place to stop on your way to the mountain for a quick breakfast snack and good espresso drinks. It's located on HW 28 on the side of the street opposite the lake. In addition to coffee, they serve wraps, bagels and breakfast sandwiches.
521 N Lake Blvd
Starbucks has several locations in the Tahoe area...
Truckee: In the Safeway shopping center off Donner Pass Road (530-582-6856
11260 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161).
Kings Beach: In the Safeway Store on HW 28
Incline Village: 899 Tahoe Blvd, Incline Village, NV
South Lake Tahoe:
Starbucks: 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd 530-543-3391
Starbucks: 1064 Emerald Bay Rd 530-544-4490
822 Emerald Bay Rd South Lake Tahoe, CA
Black Bear Sri Lankan Coffee Company
The Black Bear serves sandwiches and deli items along with terrific coffee and smiles. In 2005, it received a Sri Lankan infusion. In addition to the coffee and sandwiches, the Black Bear has Sri Lankan dishes and deli items such as curry dishes, lamb dolmas, and vegetarian selections. We like this place - and the operators are very friendly. On a nice day you can eat outside. Located across from the Hyatt on Country Club Drive.
120 Country Club Drive
Rocktonic Juice and Coffee
Located in the Heavenly Shopping Village.
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA
2660 Lake Tahoe Blvd Ste 14, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Not Just Java
212 Elks Port Rd 440 Zephyr Cove, NV
Alpen Sierra Coffee Co.
Coffee roasting company provides coffee for many Tahoe area coffee houses - check out their website for a list!
3940 Lake Tahoe Blvd
Sprouts Natural Foods Cafe
Heathy, organic sandwiches and more at this vegan friendly cafe.
3121 Harrison Blvd, South Lake Tahoe
Smoothies, juices, coffee, bagels and sandwiches.
The Village at Squaw
Truckee Coffee Roasters
Coffee with breakfast and lunch.
11375 Deerfield Dr, Truckee
Truckee Bagel Company
On Deerfield behind the McDonald's, the Truckee Bagel Company makes homemade bagels and bagel sandwiches. A great stop for an espresso drink and a hummus and sprouts bagel.
11448 Deerfield Dr # 4
Home stylel cooking, espresso drinks, wine and beer are available at the Tahoe Berry, located across from the outlet stores.
12036 Donner Pass Road
Hot Gossip Espresso Bar
1007 Ski Run Blvd
Wild Man Coffee and Tea
In the Heavenly Village.
1001 Heavenly Village Way