The Lodge is open daily for boat rentals, tackle & bait, coffee, off-sale beer and cold drinks until the dinner hour. The lake gazebo opens full bar service at 5pm with dinner seatings at 6pm and 8pm by reservation (dining closed-Monday & Tuesday nights). About Us: 9 housekeeping cabins and dining. Dining room closed Monday and Tuesday. Reservations requested. Open mid-May to mid-October. Boats, fishing.. Sardine Lake Resort is a small,family-run business started in 1941. We are located on Lower Sardine Lake,at the base of the Sierra Buttes in the Lakes Basin area of the Tahoe National Forest. The resort includes nine,full-housekeeping log cabins ranging from one-room to our larger two-bedroom cabins. The decor is warm with comfortably updated furnishings and porch seating.