fresh ahi tuna pepper encrusted and pan seared, served on crispy wontons with an asian slaw, then finished with a soy ginger mignonette sauce and a drizzle of wasabi cream.
Cajun Sauteed Bbq Shrimp
served with garlic toast and a spiced butter beer sauce.
fresh mushroom caps filled with a sun dried tomato basil torte, baked with california white cheddar and chipotle cheese
French Style Herb Chicken Crepe
slow roasted with a warm strawberry gastrique.
Pacific Rim Crab Cakes
served with a sweet thai chili aioli.
Escargot Au Natural
sauteed in butter, fresh garlic, cabernet sauvignon wine, with herbs and spices and served in the shell.
seasoned, breaded, and deep fried served with a cajun style cocktail sauce
Spanish Beer Braised Black Mussels
served with garlic bread and a smoked bacon and onion tomato herb broth.
Hawaiian Ahi Poke Salad
served in butter leaf cups with a drizzle of mango ginger sauce.
Warm Spinach Salad
tossed in a warm bacon and mushroom dressing with caramelized pecans.
Hearts Of Palm And Avocado Salad
spring mix greens, tomato, english cucumber and sliced almonds with a greek style lemon feta dressing.
Fruit And Gorgonzola Salad
julienned fuji apples and pears with a mesclun mix finished with a raspberry pomegranate vinaigrette
Nephele's House Salad
mixed seasonal greens tossed with carrots, cucumber, tomato, house made croutons and nephele's creamy italian dressing.
Soup Of The Day
always innovative and made with the freshest ingredients daily
Dinners Include Soup Of The Day Or Freshly Tossed Dinner Salad With
Nepheles' House-made Dressing And House-baked Breads. Entrees Are Accompanied By Sauteed Fresh Vegetables And The Starch Of The Evening.
Additional $5 Charge For Splitting Entrees
Slow Roasted Alaskan Halibut
roasted with caramelized fennel and garlic then finished with a marion blackberry pinot noir chutney.
Cajun Smoked Chicken And Andouille Sausage
with sun dried tomatoes served over penne pasta and a smoked gouda and mozzarella cheese sauce.
Nephele's Slow Cooked Bbq Pork Ribs
saint louis style ribs served with a tangy hickory and brown sugar barbecue sauce.
Braised Veal Braciole Over Creamy Polenta
loin of veal topped with pancetta, pinenuts, sweet italian sausage and golden raisins with a vin santo veal ajus.
Hawaiian Style Crab Cakes
served over asian slaw with mango, almonds and a sweet wasabi vinaigrette dressing.
Summer Ragu Bolognese
hearty tomato and garlic meat sauce with veal and pork served over spinach fettuccine and grated parmigiano reggiano cheese.
Broiled Filet Mignon
wrapped in apple smoked bacon served with a green peppercorn cream sauce.
Asian Chicken And Mandarin Orange Stir Fry
marinaded then sauteed with asian vegetables served over soba noodles with toasted sesame seeds.
Substitute Shrimp For Chicken Additional$2.00
Grilled Portabello Mushroom
stuffed with a balsamic drizzled spinach ratatouille, then finished with asiago cheese
A Sample Representation Of Nightly Specials Might Include:
pan seared with a corn pepper relish and a pineapple vinaigrette
served with a dicon radish and baby smoked swiss cheese sauce
marinated in tropical fruit juices, topped with a mango chutney
with a black currant merlot wine sauce and chipotle chiles
Wild Boar Chops
stuffed with prunes and cabbage, served with an orange apricot brandy sauce
tomato fettucine noodles with wild mushrooms and rock shrimp in a green mole pesto pasta sauce
sauteed with stilton cheese in a zinfandel demi glace sauce
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.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.