The Beacon

Located on the shores of South Lake Tahoe on the way to Emerald Bay.

Winter Hours & Info:

Monday-Friday: 11:30am - Close

Saturday & Sunday: 11am - Close

Live Music: Fridays & Saturdays (5-8pm)

Happy Hour: Mon 3-close, Tue-Fri 3-6pm, Sun 4-close.

Click the links below to download Beacon Bar and Grill menus.

[Adobe Acrobat]     Beacon Dinner Menu
[Adobe Acrobat]     Beacon Lunch Menu
[Adobe Acrobat]     Kid's Menu
[Adobe Acrobat]     2016 Wine List

We welcome groups up to 20 people at The Beacon. Please call ahead as soon as possible to reserve your spot with a manager at 530-541-0630. Reservation only available after 5pm.
For groups of 35 or more we do offer a secondary venue on property that can be arranged with Vanessa at 530-542-6587. View additional information on options for catering, meetings, and special events here.

Events & Specials

The Beacon will be closed for maintenance May 2 - 6, reopening on Saturday May 7th. Sorry for any inconvenience!

Mother's Day Brunch at The Beacon! Spoil mom with a view as beautiful as her. Sit lakeside and admire mom and amazing Lake Tahoe. Sunday May 8, 11am-5pm special menu served with our regular menu.

Happy Hour: Mon 3-close, Tue-Fri 3-6pm, Sun 4-close.

New Drink Offerings!

Root BeerBest Damn Root Beer Float - Aged with real vanilla beans during the brewing process will transport you back in time with this spiked children's favorite.

Root BeerOrange Oaked Manhattan - Our in-house aged Pendleton Canadian Whiskey sits in white oak barrels for a minimum of 28 days before we combine orange bitters and sweet vermouth.

Root BeerPink Lady - Holland's Nolet's Silver Dry Gin is mixed with Cointreau, fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, fresh lemon and a splash of soda. Our new restaurant-wide favorite!


Check out our great music schedule! 
Friday and Saturdays, 5-8pm

29- Jesse Kalin Carson
30- Mike Smith 
6- Closed
7- Patrick Major
13- Jesse Kalin Carson
14- Mike Smith
20- Jesse Kalin Carson
21- Dale Poune
28- Westly Orsolic Band
29- Trey Stone Band


Located on the shores of South Lake Tahoe on the way to Emerald Bay

Reminiscent of a time when friendship was a lifelong endeavor and vacation meant leaving your troubles at the door. A year-round Lake Tahoe destination resort of pure relaxation offering historic Tahoe lodging, camping, boating, biking, beach-going, lakeside dining, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, and more. All on the south shore of one of the most beautiful alpine lakes in the world, Lake Tahoe, and just minutes from world-class ski/board resorts and casinos.



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Camp Richardson is operated under Special Use Permit with the U.S. Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.