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Dexter Lake Club

39128 Dexter Rd, Dexter, OR 97431-9759
+1 541-937-4050
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I was concerned about a long drive from W. Eugene,,,,,,Well Worth It!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A pleasant bartender, hot barmaids GREAT MUSIC, a nice place to go, even when it"s raining... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2012
Eugene, Oregon, United States
Otis sent us

Last Sunday we decided we needed to make a "roadtrip" and headed to DLC for an early afternoon... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2012
Diane C
Springfield, Oregon, United States
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The Dexter Lake Club first opened its doors in 1949. It established itself and as a popular cafe, bar and live music venue over the next decades. The large, bright neon sign that sits atop the high roof line is an iconic symbol along highway 58. In fact, the “roadhouse” persona of the Dexter Lake Club is so present, that it was used for filming in scenes of the popular movie Animal House in 1977. Weekly you'll find dedicated Animal House movie fans seeking out this famous landmark to take pictures and remember the movie.The atmosphere is warm and inviting throughout and the staff is friendly and attentive. The cooks prepare hearty meals made from scratch. We have excellent live music at least four nights a week. Visit our events page on our website for details.Come visit us, we'll be your new favorite place!
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
20 Apr 2017
“Go Early or Take Your Chances on What's Left”
7 Nov 2016
“Good barbeque but not much else”
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39128 Dexter Rd, Dexter, OR 97431-9759
+1 541-937-4050
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Reviewed 22 January 2012

A pleasant bartender, hot barmaids GREAT MUSIC, a nice place to go, even when it"s raining buckets. Mens room needs a urinal, I"m sure it"s on their list.

2  Thank ZaneHeifner
Reviewed 14 January 2012

Last Sunday we decided we needed to make a "roadtrip" and headed to DLC for an early afternoon lunch. The bloody mary compared to none we'd ever had: spiced just right and in a tall glass so we definately felt we got our moneys worth....More

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed 13 January 2012

Enjoyed the food, the view of the lake, and the waitress who took time to talk with us even though the place was full. After dinner went into the bar for cold drinks and super great live music, my husband and I want to come...More

2  Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 12 January 2012

The Dexter Lake Club had been a mainstay of the "night life" in the Dexter, Fall Creek, Lowell and Pleasant Hill area. Along the way and during the past 10 years, the Club had lost its sparkle and the owners/managers apparently had no idea how...More

3  Thank ReneGood
Reviewed 12 January 2012

I had the pleasure to visit the Dexter Lake Club recently and WOW, was I blown away. As soon as you walk in you feel a comfort level you only get by being around family. The food was hot and delicious and no way we...More

2  Thank TheBandLongshot
Reviewed 12 January 2012

We have been to the DLC 4 times in the last month, grate staff , and good food. The drinks are strong and beer is cold.

1  Thank sgilly1
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Went with another couple on a Friday evening. The couple we were with got their food 10 minutes before ours. The food was cold when it arrived, it sits up on a counter with no heat lights waiting for the waitress to pick it up....More

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Gregg S, Owner at Dexter Lake Club, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2012

Hello and thank you for your review. We apologize for your poor experience with us. We are very thankful for the great responses we have been getting and the amount of customers that have come out to support us during our first month. We were...More

Reviewed 30 December 2011

My husband and I stopped here yesterday to have lunch. The portions were huge and really good. You can sit and look out at the lake while you eat. The staff was warm and helpful. I would recommend this place and we will go back...More

2  Thank KitKatEugene
Reviewed 15 November 2008

Hey Animal House fans, the DLC is open again! New owners re-opened in September and I stopped by this week. Some movie items on the wall, pool table, jukebox, and nice clean atmosphere. A great bar if you're not into smoky and loud places, and...More

4  Thank kjell28
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