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Alpine Comfort Cuisine


Breakfast & Lunch

Great Food, Affordable Prices

We Were Named on Yelp’s Top 100 Places for Mothers Day

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South Lake Tahoe’s Only 5-Star Yelp Restaurant

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Breakfast & Lunch DINEIN & TOGO

7am – 2:00pm

Summer 2023 7 Days a Week

Enjoy some true Tahoe Comfort Food!


Compliance and Regulations with love

We are diligently practicing the health and safety regulations in compliance with the health department, to ensure the safety of our staff, guests, and community.

Thank you for your continued support.

Why Choose Us

locals favorite
The Getaway Cafe has been a local’s favorite for breakfast and lunch since 2006. 99 percent of everything on our menu is made from scratch with love. Our Mexican breakfast specialties are incredibly flavorful and we offer a wide array of vegetarian breakfast and lunch options. We serve locally roasted Alpen Sierra Coffee, and offer Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, Draft beer and a great selection of wines by the glass. Our mission is simple: Fresh-made food, large portions, incredible service and passion for exceeding guest expectations!

kitchen rules

made from scratch with love
May your meal be enhanced by the friendly banter of an attentive staff. Everything is made fresh to order in a very small kitchen so sit back, relax and enjoy the conversations of the guests you are dining with. I promise you it will be worth the wait.

Getaway Favs



Three slices of coconut-crusted thick sliced sourdough, topped with fresh bananas and our amazingly-rich homemade coconut cream sauce



Fresh corn tortillas that are fried and then sauteed in our spicy salsa with crushed red chilies; topped with sour cream, avocado, and red onion. Served with re-fried beans
and two eggs



We start with a fresh spinach tortilla and layer it with scrambled eggs, pepper jack cheese, chorizo and shredded potatoes; griddled and served with sour cream and house-made salsa



Cajun spices, tossed in Frank’s hot sauce, then topped with bacon, avocado, crisp onion strings and grilled bleu cheese bun