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Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster, Crystal Bay, NV

Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster

4.4
4.4
28 Reviews
$50 and over
Steak
The Crystal Bay Casino and New Chef Travis Kroell cordially invite you and guests to dine with us at the famous Steak & Lobster House. Set in a cozy Victorian Style dining room, experience great food and accompanying a playlist of vintage music. Enjoy a variety of USDA approved Angus Beef Steaks, Huge Maine Lobsters and a great selection of Sides, Sauces and Appetizers. Choose from a massive variety of wines from all over the world or enjoy our elegant full bar.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 4 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steak, Crossover, Wine Bar

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (775) 833-6333 ext. 1206

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Owned/operated by

    Veteran

  • Executive Chef

    Travis Kroell

  • Neighbourhood

    Incline Village

  • Parking Details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 28 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 3.9Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • North Lake Tahoe

    Good for groups

  • North Lake Tahoe

    Great for fine wines

  • North Lake Tahoe

    Romantic

  • North Lake Tahoe

    Good for special occasions

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  1. Joyce

    Hawaii

    226 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    226 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    A classic steak house with a large wine list. They have steak specials on some days that are such a deal! Very personable service.
  2. SandraT

    Tahoe

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Never knew about the restaurant. The article in the Tahoe magazine made us want to try it. Glad we did.
  3. KathyK

    San Francisco

    58 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We had not been here for dinner for years. We heard there was a new new chef and revised menu. We were delighted with both! The atmosphere is iconic and the staff is friendly too. I would encourage a visit!!!
  4. DavidW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 23, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food (T-Bone and Sea Bass). Service was very good too!
  5. DonM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 22, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    I love this tradition steak house restaurant. I always wonder who else was here.
  6. EliseS

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 26, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    James was very pleasant and charming. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
  7. NevLocal

    Tahoe

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2023

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    Service was disappointingly slow. When they finally took our drink order, the waitress was curt and ignored our attempt to make conversation. Food took forever to come out, although the appetizers were excellent (Lobster Mac & Cheese and a Caesar Salad). They seated, served, and turned 6 other tables before bringing our entrees. Took us 2 hours to receive our entrees - my steak was overcooked and over-charred. As a result, we missed part of the concert. Sadly, would not recommend due to poor service.
  8. KerryG

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service was only exceeded by the excellent food. The quality presentation and preparation exceeded all expectations ! This is a must visit on North Shore Tahoe. PS. The cocktails were masterful ! The entire experience was heavenly !
  9. reginaf

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2023

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    Went to Crystal Bay Steak and Lobster and had the Valentine's Day Special for two. Great service, wonderful room, very pretty, but the seafood tower was a little lacking. No sides, just one lobster tail, 4 each of shrimp, oysters, clams (dry), mussels (dry) and I think that's it. Came with a salad which was tasty, and a large piece of chocolate cake to share. For $120 for two people we hate to say we were a little disappointed because we wanted to love it. Maybe next time we'll get the steak :)
  10. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Horrible experience
  11. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    They were so far behind in service. We waited 30 minutes to be seated for our 8:00 reservation. No one ever acknowledged us. No water. No cocktails. No menu. I ended up going across the casino to get drinks from the Red Room. Waited another 30-40 minutes- thinking just give them 5 more minutes and someone will acknowledge us… nothing!
  12. Steven

    San Francisco

    22 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall1food1service2ambience3
    The food was poorly prepared, the crab cakes were over salted and over cooked , almost burned. The scallops were also over salted and over cooked as well. The filet mignon was cooked to a nice medium but like everything else it had way too much salt and ruined the dish. All the sides had too much salt too The poor bartender had to do 4 jobs, she was bartending, platings hostess, and being the waiter and busser
  13. EdF77

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best pork chop I’ve ever had. Outstanding service. Old school ambiance made me feel like I was in old Las Vegas.
  14. wendyg

    Central Coast

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have been going to CBC Steakhouse for more than 16 years and it is our personal favorite. Always great food, cocktails and service. James was our waiter on New Years Eve and he is a personal favorite of ours! We were so glad to see him back on the restaurant floor. Whether you want a full course meal or just a few appetizers and a glass of wine CBC will satisfy!
  15. CelesteJ

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3
    The food was low/poor quality. We had the steak, which was the better of the meals. The salmon was so light in color (probably farmed and not wild) and the pasta w it was flavorless. Served luke warm. The Caesar salad was way over dressed and was not a well made dressing. Tasted like oil and mustard. The dessert raspberry cheesecake was a joke. The prices are very high for low quality.
  16. TonyaB

    Tahoe

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall1food1service4ambience4
    They have no lobster or duck. Apparently they lost their chef and they are working with a skeleton crew just trying to keep the doors open.
  17. OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great meal. Our waitress was awesome and the Prime Rib was delicious.
  18. PamelaK

    Tahoe

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This “Stroll Thru France 🇫🇷 Wine Dinner” was lovely. The special menu of 5 courses and dessert looked like more than one could eat, but the size of each portion was very nice… small. We loved all of the foods and wines. Looking forward to more of these special dinners.
  19. rbixbyg

    Tahoe

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    CB Steak & Lobster has been a mainstay for decades for North Lake Tahoe residents. The food and service are wonderful. The wine list is impressive. It is old school in all the right ways...
  20. JimT

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I have been enjoying Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster for 20 years. We recently enjoyed it once more. The staff are always friendly and cooperative. The food is marvelous. We love sitting in the old style – Robber Baron dining room with the ghosts of many celebrities still roam. If you're at North Lake Tahoe don't miss The Crystal Bay Club.
  21. PeterB

    San Francisco

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server Jeri was very pleasant, cordial, friendly, and helpful. It was also very nice to see Grace the bartender again. She was very welcoming. My wife and I enjoyed my dinner as another opportunity to celebrate my recent 75th birthday. Thank you.
  22. JimP

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was GREAT. Service even better. Thanks for a wonderful dining experience
  23. Staci

    Portland

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    While going thru a smoky casino to get to the restaurant was a bit off putting, once you enter the restaurant it all changes. The service was excellent, food delicious and an amazing wine list. We had the 6 oz filet, baked potato with everything and started with a chopped wedge salad. All delicious! As a comparison, we dined the next evening at a well know fine dining restaurant with amazing views. While the views and service were exceptional, the food did not come close to Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster! We essentially had the same meal at both restaurants. Highly recommend Crystal Bay!
  24. HollyB

    Tahoe

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    We agreed that these were the best crab cakes we'd ever tasted. Also discovered a new wine - 1850 Barbera.
  25. wendyg

    Central Coast

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We've been coming to SC Steakhouse for about 15 years. We have never left disappointed, we always have an excellent meal with so many delicious appetizers and side dishes that you don't really need to order a meal but we always do! James is a long time favorite waiter of many and we were lucky enough to see him on Thursday night as our waiter! Always smiling, so personable and working hard to deliver a perfect dining experience which he does so well!!
  26. JerryO

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 1, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience2
    Slow service Steaks were tough Not a good experience
  27. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    Bad service Food was poor Credit card over charging Restaurant needs refurbishment
  28. Trojanknight

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall4food4service2ambience5
    They need better waitstaff to support what they used to offer: Tableside service, wider menu, better wine list. Worried this treasure will fold soon

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Physical distancing

    • Extra space between tables

FAQs

Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (775) 833-6333 ext. 1206.

Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster is rated 4.4 stars by 28 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 4 times today
Google Map for Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster

14 State Route 28, Crystal Bay, NV 89402-7700

Additional information

  • Neighbourhood

    Incline Village

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steak, Crossover, Wine Bar

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Public Lot

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    Veteran

  • Executive Chef

    Travis Kroell

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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