seafood scusa mussels

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Benvenuta and welcome to an evening at Scusa Italian Ristorante (2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA). We are located at the corner of Hwy 50 & Sierra Boulevard. Centrally located in mid-town South Lake Shore, in one of the oldest freestanding buildings, this local landmark with its up-scale, lively atmosphere is a great location for an intimate dinner or large group.

Offering a large selection of appetizers and salads along with serving fresh, local ingredients whenever possible. The bread and desserts are baked in-house daily. The dinner menu includes traditional courses with selections like Chicken Piccatta, Osso Buco, Veal Marsala to a modern twist on classic Tuscan coastal cuisine with Sea Scallops-Mediterranean and Shrimp, Clams & Mussels Scusa! Our Italian menu focuses on the traditional, regional and coastal dishes of Italy. Let our experienced servers recommend a pairing to delight the senses. 

The Vegetarian selections are many. Whole wheat or gluten-free pasta dishes available.

The prices are fair and the portions are generous. Scusa has more than earned it’s reputation as “100 of the best seats at the lake.”

Call for specials. Ciao!

Creative and Traditional Italian

Fresh Seafood Dishes

Upscale, Lively Atmosphere

Extensive Menu & Wine List



Scusa Italian Restaurant

(530) 542-0100

2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, California

Sun – Thu 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Fri – Sat 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Italian food is a cuisine of diversity and we at Scusa Italian Ristorante want to show you how lovely & wonderful the tastes of Italy really can be –right here in South Lake Tahoe, CA.