Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

Property Overview

A timeless creation, Harrah´s 18 story, 525 room hotel reflects the natural beauty of the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe, its sculptured, forest-colored exterior blending with the surrounding mountain peaks. Every guestroom in this award-winning hotel has been designed with the ultimate in comfort in mind. Each standard guest room is deluxe-sized with over 500 sq. feet of space, that includes two complete bathrooms with a king or two double beds.

Gaming Info

They’ve got the games you want to play! From Video Poker to Blackjack, you´ll find all the action at Harrah´s Lake Tahoe. Enjoy their beautiful casino 24 hours a day. With over 900 machines to choose from you’ll be sure to find all your favorites at Harrah’s! When it comes to Nevada-style fun, nobody offers more than Lake Tahoe. Their spacious casino keeps the good times rolling 24 hours a day with the friendliest dealers in town. Harrah’s now offers their own proprietary progressive-link slot machines. They include the $5 Nevada Goldand the $1 and .25 Hot Streak. Look for these exciting new games at all Harrah’s properties in Nevada. Harrah’s also offers the largest top-end Keno payouts in Lake Tahoe … guaranteed!


You’ll never tire of seeking out culinary treasures at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe! Our many noteworthy restaurants will tempt your palate with everything from deli sandwiches to award-winning cuisine.

You’ll experience excellent cuisine in a sophisticated, relaxed townhouse setting with views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada at our signature restaurant, The Summit. Harrah’s Lake Tahoe’s crown jewel looks out over dramatic views from the 16th floor.

No trip to Lake Tahoe is complete without a visit to Friday’s Station Steak & Seafood Grill, specializing in Certified Angus and USDA Choice beef and ocean-fresh seafood specials, all served up with a breathtaking panorama of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada.

Delicious meals, burgers and snacks are also available at our many other dining venues.

American River Café
Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Located on the lower casino level is the American River Café, which offers riverside dining in a unique environment of rustic alpine elegance. A river and two waterfalls flow right through the restaurant amid bold river rock formations and groves of aspen trees.

Only at the American River Café at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe can you can dine by the river, all day and all night.

Open 24 hours, Fatburger, also known as “The Last Great Hamburger Stand,” proudly serves up fresh, never frozen, homemade-style hamburgers made with fresh lean beef, cooked over an open grill.

The menu also features turkey burgers, chicken sandwiches, chili dogs, homemade onion rings, French fries and milkshakes made with real hand-scooped ice cream.

Forest Buffet
Long considered Lake Tahoe’s best buffet, the Forest Buffet takes an already great dining experience to an even higher level of excellence. The design brings a colorful, festive atmosphere to the dining area, while enhancing the spectacular views of the Lake and surrounding Sierra Nevada.

If you want to discover the best places to eat at Lake Tahoe, just ask a local. Year after year, the Forest Buffet is voted Best Buffet in the annual Best of Tahoe readers’ poll conducted by the Tahoe Daily Tribune. Additionally, Casino Player magazine readers recently selected the restaurant as Lake Tahoe’s Best Buffet.

Located on the 18th floor, Forest Buffet is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and a special brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

Friday’s Station Steak & Seafood Grill
No trip to Lake Tahoe is complete without a visit to the new Friday’s Station Steak & Seafood Grill. Located on the top floor of Harrah’s hotel tower, our restaurant’s features include a dramatic entrance, a 1,000-bottle display wine cellar and magnificent views from every table.

Friday’s Station specializes in a wide variety of Certified Angus and USDA Choice beef, ocean-fresh seafood specials and tantalizing side dishes, all served up with a breathtaking panorama of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevada.

The friendly, knowledgeable staff will help you choose the perfect wine to accompany your meal from a newly expanded list of domestic and imported vintages.

LA Italian Kitchen
In our Italian kitchen you’ll find a fresh pot of sauce cooking on the stove every day. Each sauce is made from scratch with olive oil, fresh basil, fresh onions, Marsala wine, the choicest California tomatoes and a special blend of spices to produce a sauce rich in flavor and zest.

We are committed to making and serving the freshest Italian food in our restaurants. Buon Appetito … The LA Italian Kitchen Family!

Menu Offerings:

  • Pizza By The Slice
  • Pasta & Entrees
  • Sandwiches
  • Salads
  • Side Orders
  • Desserts
  • Beverages

Manchu Wok
If you’re craving Chinese cuisine, Manchu Wok will satisfy your taste buds with delicious meals served fresh from the wok. Choose from a variety of authentic Chinese dishes presented buffet style.

All meals are prepared from Manchu Wok’s own special recipes using the freshest ingredients. Combo plates and a la carte entrees are available.

The Summit
The Summit has been voted one of the “Top 10 Restaurants” in America. You’ll experience exquisite cuisine in a sophisticated, relaxed townhouse setting with views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada. Harrah’s Lake Tahoe’s crown jewel restaurant is located on the 16th floor. Dinner is served to the accompaniment of a pianist.

Reservations are required.

Things to Do

The beauty of the Sierra Nevada and this wonderful lake make Harrah’s Lake Tahoe the destination of choice. Located at 6,200 feet above sea level, magnificent Lake Tahoe is a paradise for outdoor lovers. Golf at championship courses, ski at world-class resorts, bike and hike famous trails and do everything in between.

Take it easy and have some fun indoors by living it up in our casino, envelope yourself in luxury at Reflections the Spa, shop ’til you drop at our Promenade of Shops and Stores and enjoy our domed swimming pool and Hydro-spas. Whatever you decide, inside or out, you can’t go wrong when you stay at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe!

Fitness Center
Harrah’s Lake Tahoe offers modern fitness center facilities for men and women. Our co-Ed gym features treadmills, stationary bikes and universal free weight equipment. Also available are sauna, steam, whirlpool and massage facilities.

Men and women’s locker rooms contain steam rooms and a redwood sauna. The Fitness Center features cardiovascular equipment including steppers, and stationary bicycles. Our brand new Paramount equipment provides the perfect way to tone and condition your muscles. Our new Smith machine is available for strength-training fans.

Kids Camp
Kids Camp offer two daily sessions and is for children between the ages of 6 & 13 years of age. Evening sessions (which are the busiest) run from 6 – 10 p.m., every day, year-round!

LuLu Hair Design
If you like to be pampered in a fun atmosphere, this is the place to be!

To better serve our customers, LuLu Hair Design has enlarged its space!

A larger retail area houses a number of new products, including perfume, bridal accessories, hair accessories and more hair care offerings. LuLu will also carry Luscious®, a professional comestic line.

In addition to the retail space, LuLu now has six manicure stations, six pedicure stations and nine hair stations. Also, there is a facial room and four areas designated for make-up application.

When the sun sets on the lake is when Harrah’s Lake Tahoe turns up the heat. Dance the night away at VEX nightclub, the hottest late night party spot in town, laugh ’til you cry with the sidesplitting comedy of Howie Nave at the Improv or experience the excitement on our casino floor.

Whatever you choose, you can’t go wrong. Harrah’s is the place in Lake Tahoe to stay and play!

Outdoor Recreation
Find out why America flocks to Lake Tahoe by embarking on a fun-filled afternoon in our quaint city.

Spend the day aboard Lake Tahoe’s original paddlewheeler, the M.S. Dixie II. Visit Lake Tahoe’s most popular areas including historic Emerald Bay.

You’ll also want to check out the Reno-Tahoe Territory, which was created by the Nevada Commission on Tourism in 1984. Discover one-of-a-kind adventure and an extraordinary mix of scenic, cultural and historic wonders.

Outdoor enthusiasts will love all that Lake Tahoe offers including secluded beaches, mountain hikes, fishing, hot air balloon rides, golfing and skiing.

Children from ages 6 to 13 will love Kids’ Camp, which allows children to enjoy the limitless opportunities that Lake Tahoe has to offer. Hiking, swimming, movies, bowling and trips to the arcade are just some of the great activities that Kids’ Camp does each and every day, year-round. Reservations are required.

Refresh. Relax. And dive in! Harrah’s domed swimming pool and Hydro-spas feature both open and closed areas for year-round enjoyment.

You can also enjoy the outdoor sun area seasonally.

Reflections the Spa
Integrating the finest health and beauty treatments from around the globe Roman Baths, Turkish Steam, Finnish Saunas and Swedish Massage. These worldly options along with Holistic Skin Treatments create a sensuous experience designed to let you reflect, relax, refresh and revitalize the mind, body and spirit.

Harrah’s gift shop is open seven days a week and features casual clothing for men, women and children.

You’ll also find collectibles, Harrah’s logo merchandise and souvenirs, children’s toys and apparel, snacks and other general store items.

Sunrise Sports Shop carries a complete line of sports wear, equipment and accessories with a seasonal focus. During the winter we have a fully equipped ski and snowboard rental service for skiers and boarders of all ages and abilities. Sunrise Sports Shop also carries a large selection of outerwear, clothing and accessories.

During the summer the shop is geared up with a complete line of sports apparel, active wear, footwear and swimwear as well as bike rentals. Stop by and the staff will do all they can to help you enjoy your stay at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe!

The Tahoe Star
In a long and colorful boating history, the shimmering shores of Lake Tahoe have launched no finer craft than the Tahoe Star. Custom built by the acclaimed Hackings Yacht Corp. Of Jacksonville, Florida to the demanding visionary specification of Mr. Harrah, the Tahoe Star embodies the highest standards of craftsmanship.

Measuring 54 feet, she is capable of carrying up to 36 guests in luxurious comfort. Over the years some of the brightest stars in show business have graced the ship’s decks. Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Bill Cosby, Liza Minelli, Robin Williams, David Letterman, Natalie Cole, Steve Martin, Tom Jones and Jay Leno are just a few. Will you be next?

If you’re a Total Rewards member please check with the Total Rewards Center for discounts.

Wedding and Charter Cruises
Come aboard the Tahoe Star and cruise to one of many unique locations to celebrate your wedding ceremony, vow renewal, rehersal reception or day after brunch.

Complimentary shuttle service for your entire part of up to 36 guests. There are several wedding packages to choose from starting with an inclusive package, or the wedding chapel at Harveys can create a package especially designed to fit your requirements. The consultations are complimentary and may stimulate ideas and creations not previously considered.

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