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Paradise Cove

Highway 178 between Lake Isabella, and Mount Mesa, Lake Isabella, CA
+1 760-379-2719
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“prime rib” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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Highway 178 between Lake Isabella, and Mount Mesa, Lake Isabella, CA
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A family owned and run restaurant with an amazing view of the lake. The food is fabulous with everything from seafood to steak, prime rib, and pasta. We love the hometown feel and service.

1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

everything about the cove is enjoyable, family rum for three generations with superb food over looking beautiful Lake Isabella

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I had to stay there for about a week last year. The food was excellent and the service was really great! Not to mention the cheesecake for dessert! I would definitely go back!

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Paradise Cove has been there for decades, for good reason, and is a favorite restaurant of ours. It's on the opposite side of the lake from Kernville, but well worth the drive. The dining room overlooks Isabella Lake (including an actual cove, when the water...More

2  Thank 00Bruce00
Reviewed 30 June 2016

they only serve prime rib fri/sat nights and you need to be there when they open as it is limited to the first few parties ordering that item....includes salad and relish dish and big potato plus a veggie. a desert and beverage are also included....

1  Thank smithatascadero
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Great view! (Especially now that there's a view of the lake). Tends to need fixing up inside, but the food is always good---especially the prime rib. The common complaint is the salad dressing that automatically comes on the abundant iceberg lettuce salad, with no offered...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

The steaks were some of the best we've ever had, and we've had some really great steaks! Salad, sides and dessert are included in the meal price which was nice because it is a little on the pricey side.

2  Thank Holly O
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stayed and ate here both very good,rooms clean and big good facilities ,the food was very good value and tasty .recommende

2  Thank hantshawk
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Excellent food and great service. If you are looking for a great place to eat and stay choose Paradise Cove. Locally owned and operated for over 50 years! One of the best views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Enjoy!

2  Thank Melinda W
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This restaurant has been around for a long time, and is an institution in the Kern River Valley. The restaurant has a wonderful view of the lake and is a wonderful place to just enjoy the scenery. They have stepped up their game of late.....having...More

2  Thank Southpass_TN
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 178 between Lake Isabella, and Mount Mesa, Lake Isabella, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Isabella
  • Phone Number: +1 760-379-2719
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