"After 40+ years we have decided to close the doors. Thanks for all the grins!"

As featured in Bon Appetit Magazine, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and more….

Nepheles has specialized in intimate Lake Tahoe fine dining since 1977. We have an award winning wine list featuring California vineyards and our chef Mark Vassau is noted for his daily California cuisine specials prepared with the freshest fish, meat and vegetables.One of Lake Tahoe’s best restaurants, Nepheles is conveniently located on Ski Run Boulevard near Heavenly Valley Ski Resort. We are ideally suited for romantic dinners for two as well as small group gatherings. Let us host your special event, whether it’s rehearsal dinners, a special celebration, or a business gathering.

Are you coming in from the slopes or a day on the trails? Enjoy a relaxing and private hot tub spa before dining at Nepheles.

Are you wondering where we got our name? Nephele was the Greek goddess of epicurean delights. She pledged her services preparing the finest ambrosia for the gods that spared her son, Jason, from being offered up to the higher gods upon his birth.


Online Reservation must be made 24hrs in advance. For reservations on shorter notice or holidays please call us at 530-544-8130.