West Shore Café Est. 2010

5160 West Lake Boulevard, Homewood, CA, United States

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Love life at the lake. Lake Tahoe that is! 
With its breathtakingly beautiful mountaintop setting, paired with stunning lakefront views, West Shore Café makes for a gorgeous venue fit for a soon-to-be bride and groom! Wed amidst magnificent aspen trees, peaking mountaintops, and gorgeous views of Lake Tahoe!
The Lowdown
Type
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Bed & Breakfast / Inn
Boutique Hotel
Cafe / Coffee House
Private Dining / Restaurant
Views
Forest
Lake
Mountains
Skyline
Style
Elegant
Romantic
Rustic
Traditional
Vintage
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Bridal Shower
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Reunion
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

West Shore Lakefront Lawn – max 200ppl
Directly adjacent to the deck & pier is a private lakefront lawn where we can host your ceremony, cocktail hour, and/or dinner. Surrounded by fluttering aspen trees, the lawn adds beautiful contrast to the striking blue of the lake just beyond.

West Shore Lakefront Deck and Pier – max 50ppl seated, 80ppl reception
One of Lake Tahoe’s only private locations directly on the lakeshore, we can host your ceremony, cocktail hour, and dinner entirely outdoors on our enchanting deck and pier. Let the lake be your “something blue” - arrive to your ceremony via boat, or hop aboard immediately following for some time with your new spouse.

West Shore Private Lakefront Dining Room – Partial or Full buyouts available
Tahoe’s elegant charm is resplendent in our dining room, which features floor-to-ceiling windows with a view of Lake Tahoe. In winter, we can host your entire celebration indoors. In summer, choose the dining room just for dinner if you prefer.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Insurance

N/A

Capacity

Seated
215
Buffet
N/A
Standing
215
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2010
Curfew
11 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Guest Rooms and Suites
We have 5 lodging rooms on property which are the ideal location for bridal parties to get ready before the event. They are perfect for close family and friends to stay the night of the wedding and all have large bath tubs, fireplaces and great views. Brides and Grooms love reserving a romantic Lakefront Suite that they can walk upstairs to at the end of an amazing night.

Three Lakefront Suites
Gorgeous suites that look right out onto Lake Tahoe

Marlette Peak Suite
California king bed plus a double pull out bed in the living area

Mount Watson Suite
California king bed plus a double pull out bed in the living area

Sugar Pine Suite
Queen bed plus a double pull out bed in the living area

One Mountain View Suite 
Suite with a huge bathroom and fantastic living room

McKinney Bay Suite
California king bed plus a double pull out bed in the living area

One Standard Room 
Standard room elegantly furnished with a fireplace

Blackwood Guest Room
Queen bed

Villa Lodging Options
The Villas are situated right next door to the West Shore Café and boast amazing lake views with unmatched luxury. Each contains three full baths, a master suite, two guest suites and a loft that can be used as an office or an additional sleeping space. Enjoy entertaining in the Villas’ full kitchen which is outfitted with tableware, bar seating, and granite counter-tops. Relax with your guests in the living area furnished with a large flat screen TV, gas fireplace and beautiful vaulted ceilings. One of the best features of staying at the villas is the location to the lake with access to the private beach and shared deep water pier right from your doorstep.

Lakefront Villa:
Master suite with king bed
Two guest suites with queen beds

Mountain View Villa:
Master suite with king bed
Two guest suites with queen beds
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
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A Rainy Day Wedding at West Shore Cafe
Katie David Bush
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No. 26877
VENUE:
West Shore Café
LOCATION:
Homewood, California
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Beach / Lake / Waterfront
Nautically Lux
Crisp Morning on the Docks
REPORTER: Katie David Bush

It's no secret we've been seriously inspired by Buzzworthy Events SF for some time now. We are a lover of the unexpected, juxtapositions, carefully curated textures and of course, off-the-beaten path gathering spaces. It's the main reason we were drawn to this utterly inspired shoot with chunky knits and midriff tops, gunmetal cafe chairs and rough hewn wood, a reasonably sunny locale shot delightfully in the rain. Mainly, it's the way Ashley Smith of Buzzworthy Events SF & Brittany Waddell of BrittRene Photo took an expected and utterly lovely space and gave it a good-old fashioned gathering twist that has captured our hearts.

 

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