The 5 Best South Lake Tahoe Bars along the Boulevard

After a day of skiing or casino hopping, you can visit one of the several South Lake Tahoe bars for a great night out. South Lake Tahoe is a city in El Dorado County, California. It's popular for skiing and other fun activities at Lake Tahoe. BBOnline recommends the following South Lake Tahoe bars along the city's boulevard.

Brewery at Lake Tahoe
3542 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 544-2739

The Brewery, the original brewpub of the city, is one of the South Lake Tahoe bars that you need to visit during your trip. You get the option of dining on the outdoor patio during warm days or by the fireplace during the colder season. The bar serves Washoe Wheat Ale, Needle Peak Ale, Prince of Pales, Paramount Porter and Indian Pale Ale. Seasonal brews feature Belgian-style White Ale, Star Lake Stout and Killibrew Brown Ale. Food choices like BBQ St. Louis Ribs are available, too. It opens at 11 a.m.

Blue Water Bistro
3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-0113

The Blue Water Bistro is located on the boardwalk of the Timber Cove Marina, right over the water. You get a sweeping view of the lake while dining on your favorites. Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., and dinner at 4 p.m. Appetizers include blue water crab cake and spicy grilled prawns, clam chowder soup, Black Angus filet mignon salad. Bistro dishes include mahi-mahi fish tacos, burgers and sandwiches. There is a long list of organic wines. Happy hour is 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Murphy's Irish Pub and Rockwater Restaurant
797 Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 544-8004

After a quiet rest at a comfortable South Tahoe Bed and Breakfast, spend your night at Murphy's Irish Pub. The whole pub can seat up to 120 guests with its own fireplace, or it can be divided into smaller rooms for private affairs. The covered and heated patio can seat up to 250 guests. The American and Irish food menu choices include summer, winter, BBQ, wedding buffet, St. Paddy's Day and a kid's menu. Tuesday through Sunday it has live music, Wednesday is karaoke night and Sunday features guest duos.

The Divided Sky
3200 US Highway 50
South Lake Tahoe, California 96150
(530) 577-0775

The Divided Sky is a relaxing place to spend your night, with its cozy and warm ambiance. Guests look at it as a cross between a bar and restaurant. Open since 2002, it serves organic food such as organic mixed baby greens with balsamic vinaigrette, hot broiled sandwiches and appetizers like the antipasto platter. The drinks include cocktails, beer, wine, organic coffee and teas. Monthly events are something worth checking out.

Turn 3 Bar
2227 Lake Tahoe Blvd #B
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 542-3199

Just a short walk from your South Lake Tahoe Inn is the Turn 3 Bar. This is said to be Lake Tahoe's only NASCAR bar. The selection of drafts includes Coors Original, Budweiser, Fat Tire, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Coors Light, Stella Artois, Mt. Tallac, Mirrorpond and Blue Moon. Happy hour is Monday through Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., and you can get two for one prices on draft beers, except for Pabst Blue ribbon and Coors Original.