Christmas Day Dining at Lake Tahoe and the Carson City Area

Where to Enjoy Christmas Dinner in Areas Near Reno

Christmas dining around Lake Tahoe and Carson City.
Peter Cade / Getty Images a Christmas Day meal at one of these dining places around beautiful Lake Tahoe or in the Carson City area. Eating out on Christmas Day is a good way to enjoy some time with family and friends. If you will be looking for Christmas dining in the Reno / Sparks area, check out my "Christmas Day Dining in Reno and Sparks" article for additional choices.

Christmas Day Dining at Lake Tahoe

Resort at Squaw Creek - Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining will be available in the Cascades Restaurant as a buffet and in the Six Peaks Grille as a dinner with live entertainment. This is an upscale place and prices are not cheap. This resort is in Olympic Valley near the Squaw Valley ski area at 400 Squaw Creek Road, Olympic Valley, CA. Call (530) 581-6610 for more information.

Gar Woods Grill & Pier will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Any special menu details were not available, but you can call (530) 546-3366 for details. Gar Woods is located on Lake Tahoe's north shore, east of Incline Village at 5000 North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay, CA.

Chart House Lake Tahoe will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Known for seafood, this restaurant has some of the best views of any restaurant around Lake Tahoe. You can make reservations online or call (775) 588-6276 for more information. The Chart House is located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe at 392 Kingsbury Grade, Stateline.

Christmas Day Dining in Carson City and Carson Valley

Christmas Day Dining at Casino Fandango - ​Casino Fandango will be serving Christmas dinner specials in four of its restaurants - Duke's Steak House, TiAmo Italian Grille, Rum Jungle Buffet, and Palm Court Grill. Duke's Steak House will also have a special holiday dinner on Christmas Eve. Serving times and menus are available on the website. For details, call (775) 885-7000. Casino Fandango is at 3800 S. Carson Street in Carson City, Nevada.

Christmas Day Dining at the Carson Valley Inn - Katie's Country Kitchen will be serving a special Christmas menu from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. CV Steak will be serving Christmas dinner starting at 4:30 p.m. The regular menu at both restaurants will also be available. The Carson Valley Inn is at 1627 Hwy. 395 N, in Minden, Nevada. For information and reservations, call (775) 782-9711.

Christmas Day Dining at Carson Station - The Station Restaurant inside the​ Carson Station Casino will feature a special menu for $12.99. Kids 12 and under are half off. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call (775) 883-0900. The address is 900 S. Carson Street in Carson City.

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