536 Emerald Bay Rd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA


Evans American Gourmet Cafe
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Mouthwatering Menu

Exquisite Desserts

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The Menu Fare for Evans 

Scallop quenelles with sherry-lobster cream ... 16

avory chile cheesecake topped with Maine Lobster 
salad and sauteed white corn fricassee with
a duet of avocado and chipotle aiolis
  ... 15

Saute of veal sweetbreads over polenta savarin
with seasonal mushrooms and capers in

lemon brown butter and balsamic reduction... 16 

Hoisin and orange glazed prawns with Asian style slaw,
 served with tangerine reduction, chives and sesame seeds ... 15

Ratatouille tartlet topped with Laura Chenel goat 
cheese and drizzled with Balsamic reduction and extra
 virgin olive oil, topped with toasted pine nuts
... 13

Roasted maple glazed quail stuffed with pecans,
dates, apples and pancetta, served
on a bed of sauteed baby spinach ... 15

Carpaccio of black pepper seared beef with arugula
salad, served with confetti of red onions and radishes
Mandarin oranges, peanuts and Ponzu sauce ... 15

We feature a fresh homemade pasta, 
pizza and soup of the day.
Please see the special board for details and prices.

Butter lettuce salad with julienne of apple, bleu cheese
and candied pecans tossed in walnut oil vinaigrette
... 11

Evan's Caesar salad featuring fresh parmesan
 crisp, romaine
lettuce and garlic crostini ... 11

Warm spinach salad with duck sausage, pancetta,  toasted pine
 nuts, shaved Asiago cheese
and balsamic vinegar dressing ... 11

Our house salad of mixed greens, cherry tomatoes,  julienne
of carrot and red cabbage, cured cucumber, 
choice of creamy
basil, preserved lemon or
house vinaigrette dressing ... 10


Grilled  filet of beef with horseradish-green peppercorn
butter and Syrah reduction, served with
cheddar gratin potatoes and broccolini
... 42

Rosemary and garlic marinated rack of lamb with
wine and demi-glace, parsnip mashed
potatoes and minted zucchini curls ... 42

Roast Cervena venison loin chop with dried cherry-
pinot noir bordelaise sauce, exotic mushroom
farro risotto and asparagus ... 42

Panko crumb and fresh thyme breaded beast of
chicken with jus de volaille, mashers, mushroom
 bacon saute and green beans
... 29

Pan roasted breast and confit leg of Maple Leaf
duck with Grand Marnier jus, bread pudding with walnuts,
cranberries and goat cheese, served with snap peas ... 38

Porcini dusted veal loin medallions with
Marsala beurre blanc, bacon mashed potatoes,
exotic mushrooms and baby carrots
... 40

Grilled pork chop with caramelized apple and shallot saute
and Apple Jack brandy demi-glace, sweet and
russet potato mashers and buttered green beans
... 31

Pan seared day boat scallops with saffron
infused Israeli cous-cous, sliced tomatoes,
lemon beurre blanc and arugula
... 39


Chef Oscar Herrera selects seafood and other
items, according to their freshness
and availability, to comprise our daily specials.

Oscar's vegetarian platter is available upon request,
price subject to change


Our pastry chef, Anthony Pulera, takes great pride
in creating the most luscious and lavish
desserts, designed to test your willpower.
Visit our Dessert Page!
Your server will tell you all about them, and 
dessert wines you might wish to enjoy as well.

Fresh roasted Alpen Sierra coffees 
and assorted teas ... 4
espresso ... 5    cappuccino ... 6

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.
No personal checks, please.
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.  Corkage is $20 per bottle, limit two bottles per party
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