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Boathouse Restaurant

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3210 Lake Shore Dr, Lake George, NY 12845-6511
+1 518-668-2389
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12:00 - 21:00
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167 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

Beautiful views. ..Right on Lake George. ..I've been here a few times and always have enjoyed the meal and service. ..

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1 Thank robert l
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

From the meal, to the service, to the view -- man, we're thrilled you've always enjoyed everything, Robert! We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, The Boathouse Team More 

Schuylerville, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We had a terrible meal, the service was awful (untrained and dull personality), and it was way overpriced!

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Thank NRGwilder
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

It's certainly disappointing that you had such a bad experience with us, but we're a little confused. We were closed for the season when you wrote this, so we're unsure exactly when you stopped by. Regardless, our service is usually lively and very attentive, so we're sorry that wasn't the case for you. If you'll have us, we'd love to... More 

Columbus
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157 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Wonderful water views from the bar,dining room or outdoor patio on the lake. Try to get the table on the front porch. Great steaks and chicken dishes.

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Thank Robert B
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for this glowing recommendation, Robert! It's always a pleasure serving you and we simply cannot wait to welcome you back. If there's anything we can do to make your next visit a 5-star experience, please let us know. Kindly, The Boathouse Team More 

Albany, New York
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114 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014

We have taken the boat here several times and we have always had a good meal. Food is above average and the view is great. Service has always been good. Good docks

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Thank Jack H
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

We always love hearing back from our regulars! Thanks for sharing your experience, Jack, and we cannot wait to welcome you back. If there's anything we can do on your next visit to provide you with a 5-star experience, please don't hesitate to give us a shout. We'd certainly love to impress! Kind regards, The Boathouse Team More 

East Rockaway, New York
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Thiss place is solid as far as Lake George Restaurants go.....you will always get a decent meal. I had lunch and dinner a few times and every time was good....never excellent over the top just good overall.

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Thank Frank_2777
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate the vote of confidence, Frank! Thank you for sharing your experience and hopefully we'll have the pleasure of serving you again soon. In fact, if there's anything we can do to earn that extra star, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here for you! Warm regards, The Boathouse Team More 

Cheshire, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Great food, excellent service, lovely lakeside setting. Restrooms not handicap accessible. No wheelchair access to venue.

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Thank Yvonne P
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing recommendation, Yvonne. Hopefully we'll have the opportunity to serve you again soon! Until then, The Boathouse Team More 

Rochester, NY
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112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014

We attended a wedding the resort and had diner there ahead of the wedding and the wedding dinner. Loved our meals. I could eat there every week. I had the stuffed haddock and my husband had filet. Both dinners and service superb!

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Thank Bobbin_Oreo_Daisey
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Hearing this glowing feedback is more rewarding than you know! Thank you for the support and we simply cannot wait to welcome you back. If there's anything we can do on your next visit to make your 4-star experience a 5-star, please let us know! Kind regards, The Boathouse Team More 

Fort Edward, New York
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Located in an old boathouse along the West shore of the Lake. My wife & I visited for an anniversary dinner in August & for a weekday lunch in September. Meals were nothing fancy, but good quality comfort food with several varieties of beer on tap. The view is great. Show up early for a seat where you can enjoy... More 

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Thank Mike S
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Hearing this glowing feedback is more rewarding than you know! Thank you for taking the time to spread the good word about us, Mike. Please let us know if there’s anything we can be doing to be worthy of 5 stars. After all, your happiness is always the priority! Kindly, The Boathouse Team More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Finding a restaurant that is open in the middle of the week in the off-season is a bit of a challenge in the Lake George area. We drove through town from the south and kept going up the lake, and were almost ready to turn around when we saw the lighted sign for the Boathouse. What a treat! Food was... More 

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Thank Regnad K
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the glowing recommendation, Regnad! Your support means a lot to us and we're happy you enjoyed a tasty meal. Warm regards, The Boathouse Team More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

They have good food, huge dishes, fair prices and excellent view. Definetly satisfying experience. Good for families or groups of friends!

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Thank Pier A
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

We sure do appreciate this glowing recommendation. If there's anything we can do on your next visit to make your 4-star experience a 5-star, please let us know. Kindly, The Boathouse Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3210 Lake Shore Dr, Lake George, NY 12845-6511
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-2389
Description
The Boathouse Restaurant on Lake George at The Lodges at Cresthaven is a place to relax and enjoy casual or fine shoreline dining, stunning views, and exemplary service.

At The Lodges at Cresthaven in Lake George, dining at The Boathouse Restaurant lets you enjoy splendid water's edge views from the shores of our exceptional lakefront location. Originally built in 1876 as part of the Abenin estate - once owned by New York Times Publisher, Adolph Ochs - The Boathouse Restaurant offers dining on Lake George with an atmosphere steeped in Adirondack charm, history and unlimited Lake George views.

Whether you're enjoying a summer lunch or a nightly dinner, our lakefront restaurant is the perfect setting for any occasions. Lake George Weddings, private parties and special events are also welcome, with lovely Adirondack lodge-style vacation rentals on Lake George available for you and all of your guests!

The Boathouse Restaurant will delight your senses. Your table is waiting!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?