West Shore

GREETINGS,

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the lovely West Shore Café & Inn.

We welcome you, your family and guests and hope you enjoy your visit to Lake Tahoe. If you would like detailed information on any activities or eateries in the area, please let us know and we would be happy to assist you!

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For your planning arrangements, check-out time on the day of your departure is 11:00 AM. If you choose to depart after check-out we can store your luggage for you. We have complimentary WI-FI available under the name WSC Guest and there is no password.

Should you have any questions on how to work the thermostat or television, please feel free to contact us at the front desk at ext. 5201. We are more than happy to help arrange dining reservations for you! Tahoe has many wonderful restaurants, and our staff is ready and willing to help you find the perfect meal or cocktail to make your day the best it can be.

In-room continental breakfast begins at 7:00 AM. Coffee and tea are available upon request
between 7:00am and 10:am. Please note any requests on your breakfast door hanger for coffee to be served with your continental breakfast.

We look forward to making your visit with us a memorable experience. Please do not hesitate to contact the front desk at ext. 5201 should you need anything at all.

For information regarding COVID-19 safety, procedures and protocols, including check-in,
departure and turndown service information, please reference COVID-19 Lodging procedures below.

Warmest regards,
Your Guest Services Team

Relax by the lake

A LASTING LEGACY

Just steps from Lake Tahoe and from Homewood Mountain Resort the West Shore Cafe and Inn features a variety of lodging packages, offering the best peak to shore experience on Tahoe!

The property sits overlooking the lake on one side, and the mountains on the other. Comfortable, soothing and picturesque, accommodations are appointed with wood furnishings and historical art with early photographs of Lake Tahoe.

West Shore Cafe & Homewood High & Dry are long-standing businesses that has thrived on the West Shore since the early 1960s. A legacy on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, the Homewood name was born in 1961 as a ski area founded by Ron Rupp with two rope tows and a ton of passion. In the summers Rupp taught water skiing on the lake and it was…

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easy see the potential in building a Marina and bringing year round recreation to the Homewood area. Rupp partnered with Helen Aldridge and her son George and in 1966 they began construction of a showroom and harbor on the lakefront lot across from the ski area.

Taking an innovative approach to boat storage, the Homewood High & Dry Marina was the first in the area to utilize dry rack storage. Borrowing the concept from marinas in Florida, which are often subject to harsh
weather, dry rack storage would prove beneficial in keeping boats safe during Tahoe’s unpredictable weather.

In 1977 Nate Topol purchased a swath of lakefront property that included the Homewood High & Dry Marina and the neighboring motel and over the next few decades he began developing the property into a destination area. After many years
running the Truckee Lumber Mill, a business that brought his family to the area in the 1940s, Topol envisioned developing the property that brought a unique attraction to
the West Shore.

In addition to expanding the Marina to include outdoor dry storage, he built the Topol Pavilion, an outdoor venue that was home to the Lake Tahoe Music Festival for many years.
Topol also expanded the original West Shore Café to include outdoor dining on a private pier and created a new dining experience on West Shore. The area grew into a public
access point to recreation on the lake. The business was a family affair with Topol’s wife and five children working in the West Shore Café and Marina.

Throughout the years the property has evolved to fit the evolving West Shore area. Today the Topol Pavilion no longer exists. The West Shore Café has grown into a destination,
wedding venue including an intimate inn and luxury dining options. The Homewood High & Dry Marina continues to be a convenient and
customer service oriented access point to the lake and the protected waters of West Shore’s McKinney Bay.

Topol envisioned a day when the Marina and West Shore Café would operate harmoniously with the neighboring Homewood Mountain
Resort and in 2010 he sold the restaurant to JMA Ventures, which currently owns and operates both the restaurant and resort to this day.

GUEST INFO

WI-FI

We have complimentary Wi-Fi available under the name WSC Guest and there is no password. We also offer a private network for our guests under the name WSC_Inn, and the password is WSCInn2020.

BREAKFAST

We have in-room continental breakfast available from 7:00am – 10:00am. Please fill out the provided breakfast door hanger with selections and place on outside of door before midnight.

 WEST SHORE CAFE RESTAURANT

Located on the shore of Lake Tahoe, West Shore Cafe is one of few restaurants where dining guests can step off a boat and dine on the pier, directly over Lake Tahoe’s clear water. Offering access to the buoy field and boat valet service, arriving by boat is the ultimate way to experience alfresco dining on Lake Tahoe’s west shore. West Shore Café features fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, a stellar wine list and craft cocktails. We have Dine-In, Takeout and Room Service options available.

While here we encourage you to take advantage of all we have to offer, including our Take-Out, Room Service and Dine-In options. The restaurant is open Wednesday – Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. throughout the summer. Hours are subject to change at any time, please check WestShoreCafe.com for the most up to date hours.

Reservations are encouraged. Please call 530.525.5200 for reservations. In Room breakfast options are available daily between the hours of 7am and 10am. While our self-serve coffee station has been removed, complimentary coffee can be provided upon request from 7am to 10am. Turndown services will be provided only upon request.

FIREPLACES

The fireplaces in the rooms are gas fireplaces that are thermostat controlled. Please be advised that the glass does get hot, so keep personal belongings away from glass.
Turning On:

  • Turn thermostat up to your desired temperature
  • Flame will come on automatically
  • Flame will go off when room reaches temperature set

HEALTH & SAFETY

We want to be the first to welcome you, your family, and guests to beautiful Lake Tahoe. We ask that before your visit, to please review our new policies and procedures for lodging. This will help us to ensure you have a safe and fun stay here at West Shore Café and Inn!

CHECKOUT

  • Guests are encouraged to call the front desk to check-out to minimize contact.
  • Keys must be handed into the front desk upon check-out
  • All departure and billing paperwork will be emailed 24 hours after departure.

ROOM CLEANING PROCEDURES

  • Use of high temperature wash for all linens, bed sheets, towels and
    bathrobes following CDC guidelines
  • Additional in-room disinfecting procedures implemented:
  • Disinfecting all sitting areas, leather, and wood surfaces for
    45 seconds
  • Disinfecting all high touch areas including light switches, door
    handles, throw pillows and window handles, remote controls and refrigerators.
  • Additional pillows and blankets will be available upon request.
  • Shared guest equipment will be cleaned and sanitized between each use.
  • All in-room compendiums have been moved to digital platform.

COMMON AREAS

  • Thorough and frequent cleaning of high traffic areas including hallways and elevator.
  • New HVAC System installed in the property to provide enhanced ventilation and air flow.
  • Hotel room carpeting replaced with hard wood floors to minimize potential for contaminated fabric.
  • Hand sanitizing stations installed outside of Guest Elevator and Guest Stairwell.
  • Doors to remain open as much as possible for increased ventilation, including but not limited to front door, stairway doors and dining backdoor.

ROOM SERVICE

Here at the West Shore Cafe & Inn we aim to keep your vacation convenient and worry free.

Thirsty? Hungry? Take a look at all of our delicious menu options and give our front desk staff a call 5201 to place a food order with our restaurant located just downstairs.

Hours of operation vary depending on season. Room Service is only available when the restaurant is open for service.

Cocktails

WINTER SEASONAL CRAFT COCKTAIL LIST

I’M OLD FASHIONED woodford reserve bourbon / cointreau / cherry heering / angostura bitter 16.

WINTER IS COMING hendrick’s gin / chareau aloe liqueur / honey / pomegranate / rosemary 16.

JUANITA’S POMELO grapefruit infused el jimador blanco tequila / agave de cortez mezcal / lime / agave 16.

BEAR NECESSITIES templeton rye / st. george spiced pear / ginger / lemon 16.

MOUNTAIN MULE tito’s vodka / lemon / fig jam / fevertree ginger beer / thyme 14.

LIME IN THE COCONUT koloa dark rum / koloa coconut rum / lime / sugar 14.

TIGERS BLOOD hangar honeycomb vodka / apple cider / tuaca / solerno blood orange liqueur / blood orange 14.

TOP

FULL MENU

SEASONAL Dinner MENU

FOR THE TABLE

DUNGENESS CRAB CAKES baby tomatoes / red onion / avocado / basil     28.

AHI TUNA POKE sushi rice / soy chili sauce / avocado / furikake / wontons   23.

MONTEREY BAY CALAMARI gochujang aioli / soy carmel / micro cilantro     21.

HOUSE BURRATA grilled peach / lavender truffle honey / house focaccia / basil      19.

BLISTERED SHISHITO PEPPERS lime aioli / furikake / wasabi pea crumble     17. gf

STARTERS

LOCAL HEIRLOOM TOMATOES mozzarella / basil pistou / aged balsamic / olive oil     19. gf

BUTTER LETTUCE fuji apple / marcona almonds / feta cheese / avocado / green goddess dressing     17. gf

WEST SHORE CAESAR romaine / kale / garlic breadcrumbs / shaved parmesan / anchovy dressing     17.

GREEN CHICKEN CHILI corn tortilla / tomato salsa / lime crema / cilantro     15. gf

add to any salad:    add pacific salmon  13.      

ENTREES

JUNIPER CRUSTED ELK LOIN sweet potato / fried brussels sprouts / cherry compote     52. gf

ALASKAN HALIBUT sticky rice / sauteed gai lan / chili miso carrots / coconut curry broth     52. 

BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIB white corn polenta / shishito peppers / grilled street corn / cilantro chimichurri   50. gf

CREEKSTONE RIB EYE STEAK FRITES house garlic truffle fries / spinach salad / bordelaise sauce   49. gf

PACIFIC SALMON corn and dungeness crab cous cous / roasted summer squash / tomato basil broth   48.

“BRICK” HALF CHICKEN three bean “picnic” salad / pancetta mustard vinaigrette / fried shallots     46.

BLACK TRUFFLE RISOTTO wild mushrooms / asparagus / herbs / parmesan cracker / black garlic   43. gf

SIDES & EXTRAS

FRIED BRUSSEL SPROUTS tomato apricot jam / marcona almonds     12. gf

GARLIC TRUFFLE FRIES  herbs / truffle salt / black garlic aioli      9.

v | vegan     gf | gluten free


SEASONAL Lunch MENU

FOR THE TABLE

DUNGENESS CRAB CAKES baby tomatoes / red onion / avocado / basil   28.

MONTEREY BAY CALAMARI gochujang aioli / soy carmel / wakame / micro cilantro   21.

HOUSE BURRATA grilled peach / lavender truffle honey / house focaccia / basil   19.

BLISTERED SHISHITO PEPPERS lime aioli / furikake / wasabi pea crumble   17. gf

STARTERS

LOCAL HEIRLOOM TOMATOES mozzarella / basil pistou / aged balsamic / olive oil   19. gf

BUTTER LETTUCE fuji apple / marcona almonds / feta cheese / avocado / green goddess dressing   17. gf

WEST SHORE CAESAR romaine hearts / baby kale / parmesan / house dressing / focaccia crumble   17.

GREEN CHICKEN CHILI corn tortilla / tomato salsa / lime crema / cilantro   15. gf

add to any salad:   pacific salmon 15.

ENTREES

HALIBUT FISH N’ CHIPS crisp basil halibut / cabbage “box” slaw / creole remoulade / garlic truffle fries   27.

AHI POKE RICE BOWL sushi rice / avocado / cucumber / wakame / wontons / soy chili sauce   25.

PORK CUBANO ham / smoked pork / swiss / pickle / dijon mustard / mojo sauce / garlic truffle fries   24.

THAI NOODLE SALAD fried tofu / cucumber / mint / carrot / sprouts / udon noodle / peanut dressing   23.

WEST SHORE BURGER local wagyu beef / white cheddar / black garlic aioli / brioche / garlic truffle fries    25.

Add to the burger:     Farm Egg  3.    Avocado  3.      Cherry wood bacon  3.

SIDES & EXTRAS

FRIED BRUSSELS SPROUTS    12.

GARLIC TRUFFLE FRIES  herbs / truffle salt / black garlic aioli     9. gf

v | vegan     gf | gluten free


Tweener MENU

Available from 3pm – 5pm

FOR THE TABLE

DUNGENESS CRAB CAKES baby tomatoes / red onion / avocado / basil   28.

AHI TUNA POKE sushi rice / soy chili sauce / avocado / wakame / wontons   23.

MONTEREY BAY CALAMARI gochujang aioli / soy carmel / wakame / micro cilantro   21.

HOUSE BURRATA grilled peach / lavender truffle honey / house focaccia / basil   19.

BLISTERED SHISHITO PEPPERS lime aioli / furikake / wasabi pea crumble   17. gf

STARTERS

LOCAL HEIRLOOM TOMATOES mozzarella / basil pistou / aged balsamic / olive oil   19. gf

BUTTER LETTUCE fuji apple / marcona almonds / feta cheese / avocado / green goddess dressing   17. gf

WEST SHORE CAESAR romaine hearts / baby kale / parmesan / house dressing / focaccia crumble   17. 

GREEN CHICKEN CHILI corn tortilla / tomato salsa / lime crema / cilantro   15. gf

add to any salad: pacific salmon  15.

ENTREES

WEST SHORE BURGER local wagyu beef / white cheddar / black garlic aioli / brioche / garlic truffle fries   25.
add to the burger farn egg 3. avocado 3. cherry wood bacon   3.

SIDES & EXTRAS

FRIED BRUSSELS SPROUTS marcona almonds / tomato apricot glaze   12.

GARLIC TRUFFLE FRIES herbs / truffle salt / black garlic aioli   9.

v | vegan     gf | gluten free


DESSERT MENU

PEACH COBBLER oat dutch crumble / vanilla ice cream / lavender   13.

DARK CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE TORTE strawberry compote / vanilla whip   13.

VANILLA CRÈME BRÛLÉE with daily cookie   12.

We proudly support the Tahoe Fund, a nonprofit that helps complete environmental projects like bike trails and watershed restoration. We add $1 as a non-taxed item to checks over $20. Please tell your server if you would like to opt out of this donation and we will be happy to remove it from your bill.
20% gratuity will automatically be added for parties of 8 or more
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs or unpasteurized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness. Our Caesar dressing contains raw eggs

BEER

DRAFT BEERS   $9

ALIBI ALE WORKS pale ale

FIFTYFIFTY tahoe pilz

THE BREWER’S CABINET tahoe blonde

DESCHUTES fresh haze IPA

KNEE DEEP deep clarity IPA

21st AMENDMENT Homeward Bound

BOTTLED BEERS   $8

ALIBI ALE WORKS IPA

DESCHUTES black butte porter

GOLDEN STATE CIDER dry

GOLDEN STATE CIDER ginger / lemongrass

SIERRA NEVADA pale ale

ST. PAULI (non-alcoholic)

COORS LIGHT

CORONA

STELLA ARTOIS

 

WINE LIST

Award-winning wine list

WINES BY THE GLASS

MORGAN | “Double L Vineyard” | Chardonnay | Santa Lucia Highlands, California | 2018 18.

WALT | “La Brisa” | Pinot Noir | Anderson Valley, California | 2018 18.

WHITEHALL LANE | “Rassi” | Cabernet Sauvignon | Sonoma Valley, California | 2017 16.

CLOS HENRI | “Petit Clos” | Marlborough, New Zealand | 2019 14.

WHITE HALL LANE | Sauvignon Blanc | Rutherford, California | 2019 14.

BOUVET | Brut | Loire, France NV 14.

SUBSTANCE | “Cs” | Cabernet Sauvignon | Columbia Valley, Washington | 2018 12.

RAEBURN | Chardonnay | Russian River, California | 2020 12.

BLISS FAMILY VINEYARDS | Sauvignon Blanc | Mendocino, California | 2019 12.

BIELER PERE ET FITS | Rosé of Grenache | Aix-en-Provence, France | 2020 12.

PINOT NOIR

FLORAL NOTES, EARTHY AND RED FRUITS

VILLA WOLF ESTATE | Pfalz, Germany 2019 52.
STOLLER FAMILY ESTATE | Dundee Hills, Oregon 2019 58.

DUTTON GOLDFIELD | Dutton Ranch, Russian River Valley, California 2019 64.

DOMAINE ANDERSON | Anderson Valley, California 2017 70.

HALE MARY | “Last Stop Vineyard” | Russian River Valley, California 2016 135.

SELBY | “Calegari Vineyard” | Russian River Valley, California 2019 138.

WAYFARER ESTATES | “Fort Ross-Seaview” | California 2017 140.

MEDIUM-BODIED, TERROIR DRIVEN AND COMPLEX

CLOS HENRI| “Petit Clos” | Marlborough, New Zealand 2019 58.
WALT | “La Brisa” | Sonoma Coast, California 2019 68.

SIDURI | “Parsons’ Vineyards | Russian River, Calfornia 2015 76.

FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS | Carneros, California 2019 78.

GOLDENEYE| Anderson Valley, California 2019 90.

FLOWERS | Sonoma Coast, California 2018 95.

LOUIS JADOT | Pommard, France 2017 120.

KISTLER | Russian River Valley, California 2020 125.

DUMOL | “Wester Reach” | Russian River Valley, California 2019 148.

OTHER REDS

FRANCE, GERMANY, AUSTRIA, SPAIN

GERARD BERTRAND | Syrah, Carignan | Minervois, France 2016 48.
CHATEAU DE BEAUCASTEL | Grenache/Syrah/Mourvedre | Chateauneuf du Pape, France 2006 255.

ITALY

VOLPAIA | Chianti Classico, Italy 2019 48.
PECCHENINO | Dolcetto, “Siri d’Jermu” | Dogliani, Italy 2017 55.

MASI | Corvina Blend, “Costasera” | Amarone Classico Valpolicella, Italy 2013 120.

NEW WORLD OTHER

MARIETTA | “Román” | Zinfandel | North Coast, California 2017 42.
NEYERS | “Vista Luna” | Zinfandel | Borden Ranch, California 2019 45.

SEGHESIO
| Zinfandel | Sonoma County, California 2019 56.
PROVENANCE VINEYARDS | Merlot | Napa Valley, California 2016 70.

BIALE | “Black Chicken” | Zinfandel | Napa Valley, California 2020 100.

DUMOL | “Wild Mountainside” | Syrah | Russian River Valley, California 2019 110.

PRIDE FAMILY VINEYARDS | Merlot | Napa Valley, California 2019 125.

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

ROUND, FRUIT-FORWARD, AND SOFT TANNIN

SUBSTANCE | “Cs” | Columbia Valley, Washington 2019 48.
STEVEN KENT WINERY | Livermore, California 2018 56.

FARMSTEAD | Napa Valley, California 2020 58.

DAOU | Paso Robles, California 2020 62.

ALEXANDER VALLEY VINEYARDS | Alexander Valley, California 2018 65.

RAPP RANCH | Napa Valley, California 2017 68.

AUSTIN HOPE | Paso Robles, California 2020 70.

STRUCTURED, FULL BODIED, BOLD AND OAK-INFLUENCED

OBERON | Napa Valley, California 2020 58.
MT VEEDER | Napa Valley, California 2019 80.

BEAULIEU VINEYARDS | Napa Valley, California 2018 88.

CHATEAU MONGRAVEY | Margaux, Bordeaux, France 2018 98.

CHATEAU MONTELENA | Napa Valley, California 2018 120.

BARBOURSVILLE VINEYARDS | “Octagon” | Bordeaux Blend | Barboursville, Virginia 2015 135.

PRIDE FAMILY VINEYARDS | Napa Valley, California 2019 175.

SILVER OAK | Napa Valley, California 2016 210.

OPUS ONE | “Overture” | Napa Valley, California NV 260.

KATHRYN HALL | Napa Valley, California 2017 330.

OPUS ONE | Napa Valley, California 2018 525.

SPARKLING WINE

BOUVET | Brut | Loire, France NV 44.
SOKOL BLOSSER | “Overjoy” | Oregon NV 46.

ALBERT BICHOT | Brut | Burgundy, France NV 52.

LANGLOIS | Brut Rose | Loire, France NV 58.

SCHRAMSBERG | “Mirabelle”| Brut | North Coast, California NV 68.

WARIS-HUBERT | Blanc de Noir | Champagne, France NV 95.

VEUVE CLICQUOT | “Yellow Label” Brut Reims, France NV 130.

ROSÉ

BIELER PERE ET FITS | Grenache | Aix-en-Provence, France 2021 44.
ELIZABETH SPENCER | Grenache | Mendocino, California 2021 46.

MIRAVAL | Cotes de Provence, France 2021 50.

MAS DE CADENET | Cotes de Provence, France 2020 65.

SAUVIGNON BLANC

CITRUS, GRAPEFRUIT, AND JALAPENO

BLISS FAMILY VINEYARDS | Mendocino, California 2019 43.
WHITEHALL LANE | Rutherford, California 2019 50.

DUCKHORN | Napa Valley, California 2020 56.

ROUND POUND | Napa Valley, California 2020 72.

FREEMARK ABBEY | Napa Valley, California 2021 68.

CADE | Napa Valley, Calfironia 2020 80.

MINERALITY, LIMESTONE AND CRISP

CLOS HENRI | “Petit Clos” | Sauvignon Blanc | Marlborough, New Zealand 2020 48.
PASCAL JOLIVET | Sancerre, France 2020 65

OTHER WHITES

FRANCE

DOMAINE VINVENT CAREME| Chenin Blanc, Vouvray, France  2017  72.

ITALY

MASTROBERARDINO | Fiano | Avellino DOCG 2019 42.
ATTEMS | Pinot Grigio, Fruili, Italy  2019 46.

NEW WORLD OTHER

KLINKER BRICK | Albarino | Lodi, California 2019 42.
BODEGA GARZON | Albarino | Uruguay 2021 45.

LOLA | Riesling , Monterey, California 2018 47.

PRIDE FAMILY VINEYARDS | Viognier | Napa Valley, California 2021 90.

OLD WORLD OTHER

LAURENZ V. | Gruner Veltliner, “Singing” | Kremstal, Austria 2020 33.
VRINIOTIS | Maglagouzia Assyrtiko, “Iama” | North Evia, Greece 2018 36

CHARDONNAY

LEAN, CRISP AND FRUIT-FORWARD

LOUIS JADOT | Burgundy, France 2019 52.
COPAIN | “Tous Ensemble” | Sonoma Coast, California 2017 56.

CALERA | Mt. Harlan, California 2017 75.

GUNDLACH BUNDSCHU | Sonoma Coast, California 2019 72.

CREAMY, BUTTERY AND OAK-INFLUENCED

RAEBURN | Russian Rivery Valley, California 2019 46.
COTIERE | Santa Barbara County, California 2017 58.

FALCONE | Santa Barbara County, California 2017 59.

MORGAN | “Double L Vineyard” | Santa Lucia Highlands, California, 2019 68.

FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS | Carneros, California 2020 72.

LA PITCHOUNE | “Pratt Vineyard” | Sonoma Coast, California 2015 92.

PRIDE FAMILY VINEYARDS | Napa Valley, California 2020 96.

PATZ AND HALL | Sonoma Coast, California 2017 110.

KISTLER | Sonoma Coast, California 2019 120.


WE SOURCE CERTIFIED ORGANIC/SUSTAINABLE VINEYARD OR PRACTICES ORGANIC/SUSTAINABLE FARMING

$25 Per bottle corkage fee.  Fee will be waived with the purchase of a bottle from our list (1 fee waived per bottle purchased)

 

LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Fire Sign Cafe
1785 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
530.583.0871

Swiss Lakewood
5055 W Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
530.525.5211

Sunnyside
1850 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
530.583.7200

Spoon
1785 West Lake Boulevard on Fir Ave, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Behind Westshore Sports

Chambers Landing
6300 W Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
530.525.9190

Uncommon Kitchen
505 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
530.583.3663

LOCAL MARKETS

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Obexer’s General store …0.3 miles
5300 W Lake Blvd.
7am-5pm
1-530-525-1300

West Shore Market …3.8 miles
1780 W Lake Blvd.
10am-3pm Deli
7am-8pm coffee and Store
Wed – Sun 4pm-730pm Fresh flat breads
530.584.2475

Tahoma Market & Deli …1.9 miles

6890 W Lake Blvd.
7am-7pm
530.525.7411

Save Mart …5.7miles
100 W River Road
6am -10pm
530.583.5231

Safeway …6.2 miles
850 N Lake Blvd.
6am-11pm    Liquor 9am-530pm
530.583.2772

*Call to confirm hours*

ACTIVITIES

ON THE WATER

BOAT RENTALS

 SIERRA WAVE ADDICTS (SWA)

(Boat Rentals & VIP Service)

For those seeking a unique experience along Lake Tahoe’s West Shore, SWA Watersports offers a wide range of activities for the entire family. Boat Rentals, Pontoon Boat Rentals, Jet Ski Rentals, Watersports and Lessons, Tours and Private Charters and Fishing Charters.

For reservations please call:
775.400.6677
or visit
SWAwatersports.com

 

HIGH SIERRA WATER SKI SCHOOL

(Boat Rentals & Lessons)

High Sierra Water Ski School is conveniently located next door to the West Shore Cafe at the Homewood High & Dry Marina. They offer Water Skiing, Wakeboard, Wakesurfing, Tubing, Kneeboarding and
Wakeskating Lessons, Power Boat Rentals, Power Boat Charters, Power Boat tours and rides, Jet Ski Rentals. Plus, Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard and Equipment rentals.
For reservations please call:
530.583.7417
or visit
HighSierraWaterskiing.com

OTHER RENTALS

Tahoe City Marina
530.583.1039

Tahoe Water Adventures
530.583.3225

Action Watersports
775.831.4386

Eken Water Sports
(Delivery all over the Lake)
530.386.3691

FISHING CHARTERS

Captain Chris’ Charters

530.583.4857
tahoefishingcharters.com

Tahoe Sport Fishing

530.541.5448
tahoesportfishing.com

CRUISES

TAHOE SAILING CHARTERS

Tahoe City Marina
700 N. Lake Blvd
Tahoe City, CA 96145
530.583.6200
www.tahoesail.com

Sailboat
“Tahoe Cruz”
private charters begin at $1,700

Daily Cruise

  • leaves at 12:00pm & 2:30pm
  • $65 per adult
  • $50 per child
  • includes beer, wine, soda, and
  • appetizers
  • must arrive 30 minutes prior to departure
  • two hours in duration
  • reservations suggested

Sunset Cruise

  • leaves at 5:30pm
  • $85 per adult (Saturdays $90)
  • includes beer, wine, soda, and appetizers
  • must arrive 30 minutes prior to departure
  • two hours in duration
  • reservations suggested

ZEPHYR COVE CRUISES

760 U.S. Hwy 50
Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
775.589.4906
ZephyrCove.com

Considered one of South Lake Tahoe’s most entertaining and affordable water activities, the Daytime Scenic Cruise on Lake Tahoe has been voted “Best Cruise in Nevada” by Nevada Magazine. This 2.5-hour scenic daytime cruise offers fabulous photo opportunities, sunshine, and fresh Lake Tahoe air, which has a way of invigorating everyone around. As you cruise to Emerald Bay, you’ll learn how it was formed, some of its fascinating history, and enjoy a special video presentation. With plenty of room to spread out and get comfortable, you’ll quickly settle in and find the best place on-deck to snap magazine-worthy photos.

This Lake Tahoe paddle wheeler has fans! The 500-passenger, award-winning M.S. Dixie II is the largest cruising vessel in South Lake Tahoe and a local favorite. All M.S. Dixie II cruises depart directly from Zephyr Cove Resort & Marina. She is available for daytime cruises, dinner cruises (max. dining capacity 300), and private charters.

RIVER RAFTING

Truckee River Rafting

530.583.1111

Truckee River Raft Company

530.583.0123

A sunset over Lake Tahoe seen from the West Shore Cafe Pier.
Sandra Fazzino Photography

ON THE TRAIL

HIKES

Bayview Trail

Difficulty: Strenuous

Trailhead: Take Hwy 89 South from
Tahoe City approximately 20 miles to the Bayview Campground across from Inspiration Point. Parking is located at the far end of the campground. Wilderness permit required.

Description: This steep trail takes you up the side of Maggie’s Peak into the Desolation Wilderness. 1 mile to Granite Lake, 2.7 miles to an intersection with the Eagle Falls Trail. 4 Miles to Azure Lake and 5 miles to Dick’s Lake. Corral and watering facilities for horses are available at the trailhead.

Cascade Creek Fall Trail

Difficulty: Easy

Trailhead: Take Hwy 89 South from Tahoe City approximately 20 miles to the Bayview Campground across from Inspiration Point. Parking is located at the far end of the campground. Wilderness permit required.

Description: This short trail affords stunning views of the 200 foot high falls and Cascade Lake. Best time of year is springtime, when runoff from snowmelt is high. This trail can be VERY crowded during peak seasons.

Eagle Falls Trail

Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous

Trailhead: Take Hwy 89 South from Tahoe City approximately 16 miles to the Eagle Falls Picnic area on the right. Wilderness permit required. A day parking fee is required if you park inside the camping area. Parking is free if you park off of the
highway, but parking spaces are limited here. This is a VERY crowded area during peak season. This trail can also be very rocks and steep.

Description: This steep trail leads back into the heart of Desolation Wilderness, passing by several lakes along the way. Eagle Lake is only 1 mile and a popular destination for day-hikers looking to picnic lunch or take a swim. 4.5 miles to Dicks Lake, Upper and Middle Velmas; 5 miles to Fontanillas.

Sugar Pine Point State Park

Difficulty: Easy to Strenuous

Trailhead: Take Hwy 89 South from Tahoe city approximately 10 miles to Tahoma and look for signs for Sugar Pine Point State Park. There is a parking fee.

Description: Trails serve almost every part of the park. The Dolder Trail is a 0.7 loop trail through the Z’Berg Natural Preserve and follows the lakeshore, passing the world’s highest working lighthouse. For those with more time, the General Creek Trail is a 6.5 mile loop, offering an optional side trip to Lily Pond. Lost Lake, a beautiful alpine lake, is a full 15 mile round trip, and should only be tackled by seasoned hikers with ample time.

Five Lakes Trailhead

Difficulty: Moderate

Trailhead: The Five Lakes trailhead is located about 2 miles down the Alpine Meadows access road, on the right hand side. Look for a small sign just off the road. Parking is mostly on the street.

Description: From Barker Pass, follow the Powderhorn Trail 4 miles to Diamond Crossing where the Five Lakes Creek Trail begins. The trail winds alongside and across Five Lakes Creek until reaching Whiskey Creek, with several intersecting trails and detours along the way. Alternately, from the Five Lakes Trailhead, follow a well-manicured trail up through the valley between Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. The five serene lakes are open to fishing and swimming. Camping is not allowed
within 600 feet of the lakes.

Page Meadows

Difficulty: Easy

Trailhead: Take Hwy 89 South from Tahoe City approximately two miles and turn right on Pineland Drive. Turn right on Forest Service Road to get to the area.

Description: There are no designated trails in this expansive meadow area. Great for dogs. Some amazing views of the Lake.

BIKE PATHS

Tahoe City to Sugar Pine Point

Mileage one way: 9

West Shore
7 miles bikepath; 2 miles highway shoulder; views of the lake. Picnic areas, beaches,  playgrounds, swimming.

Tahoe City to Dollar Point

Mileage one way: 2.5

Tahoe City
All bikepath; detours to beach, fishing,  boating, playgrounds at Lake Forest. Slight uphill climb.

Tahoe City to Squaw Valley

Mileage one way: 8

Tahoe City
Bikepath with 1/2 mile highway shoulder riding just before the access road. Ends at the Village at Squaw Valley, with shopping, dining, recreation.

Lakeshore Drive

Mileage one way: 2.5

Incline Village
Paved bike path along Lakeshore
Drive.

Around the Lake

Mileage: 72 miles

Around the lake
This challenging route is a scenic
trip around Lake Tahoe. Relatively
flat with the exception of a steep
climb from Carnelian Bay to the top
of Dollar Hill.

BIKE RENTALS

WEST SHORE SPORTS

(3 LOCATIONS)

Homewood
530.525.9920
5395 West Lake Blvd
Homewood, CA 96141

SUNNYSIDE
530.583.9920
1785 West Lake Blvd
Tahoe City, CA 96145

SUGAR PINE POINT
530.525.9920
5395 West Lake Blvd
Tahoma, CA 96142

RELAXATION

Edgewood: South Lake

855.681.0119
edgewoodtahoe.com

The Spa at Squaw Creek

530.412.7034
destinationhotels.com/squawcreek/spa

Ritz Carlton Spa: Northstar

530.562.3030
ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/lake-tahoe/spa

A sunset over Lake Tahoe seen from the West Shore Cafe Pier.
An up close photo shows a cheeseburger, fries and a beer.

GOLF

Northstar

530.562.3290
northstarcalifornia.com

Resort at Squaw Creek

530.581.6637
destinationhotels.com/squawcreek/squaw-valley-golf

Edgewood

775.588.2787
edgewoodtahoe.com

Old Brockway Golf Course

530.546.9909
oldbrockway.com

OTHER RENTAL SERVICES

Northstar
530.562.3290
northstarcalifornia.com

An up close photo shows a cheeseburger, fries and a beer.

WINTER ACTIVITIES

 

The terrain at homewood mountian resort is known for its endless powder and vast tree runs

CROSS COUNTRY SKI & SNOWSHOE

Sugar Pine Point State Park
530.525.7982 | Parks.ca.gov

About 15 minutes down the road for the West Shore Cafe, Sugar Pine Point State Park offers over 11 miles of groomed cross country ski and snowshoe trails (map). Follow the paths as the informational signage talks about Sugar Pine’s role in Nordic events during 1960 Olympics. The State Park also puts on several guided tours throughout the season, like their “Snowshoe through History” and “Full Moon Snowshoe Tours”.

 

HOMEWOOD MOUNTAIN RESORT

5145 West Lake Blvd.
Homewood, CA 96141
530.525.2992 | SkiHomewood.com

Homewood Mountain Resort, sister property to the West Shore, is located right across the street from the Cafe. Voted the resort with the best view in North America by Liftopia, Homewood has a variety of terrain available for any ability skier or rider. Their Ski & Snowboard school offers beginner to advanced classes for the young and the young-at-heart no matter what your ability level. First timers will get a jump start on learning the sport, while experienced skiers and riders can take their skills to the next level, all in Lake Tahoe’s most beautiful setting.