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Beach House

2301 E Lake Shore Dr, On Lake Decatur, Decatur, IL 62521
+1 217-422-7202
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“calamari” (18 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2301 E Lake Shore Dr, On Lake Decatur, Decatur, IL 62521
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Beach House has become a favorite because of the wonderful location on the lake that makes the excellent menu even more appealing. Seafood is amazing, but there is no shortage of other great menu choices paired with wonderful drink optons.

Thank pitch9mdk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had dinner there. Was so delicious and excellent service. Had a filet and green beans. Best steak I’ve had in a long time and the green beans were amazing. Others in party also steaks and everyone was very happy with their meal. Look forward...More

Thank No N
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful night for dinner on the lake. Between the four of us we had calamari, two salads, cod, two chicken and shrimp specials and a ribeye. Everything was great and the outdoor atmosphere was delightful. They did great tonight

Thank Deggto
Reviewed 19 September 2017

During the Millikin U. Family weekend (Sept. 15-17), my wife, Freshman daughter and I enjoyed a wonderful early evening dinner at the Beach House. (We did make advance reservations about 5 days in advance... highly recommended for your preferred seating time.) We didn't choose the...More

Thank D. M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Good selection, great taste, i thought the selections were a little pricey. The bartenders know their trade and serve up an excellent cocktail.

Thank fredr116
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I am a physician. We try to eat out with my wife once a week (if there is no soccer, piano....) This restaurant is one of the best in Decatur in our opinion (the other one is Bizou) View: Excellent: It has a great lake...More

Thank tturgut
Reviewed 16 August 2017

While looking outside of Lake Decatur for dinner is very enjoyable. The food was not up to standard. We had the sea bass and the grouper, the fish was not fresh, it was definitely frozen. The mashed potato was just thrown on the plate and...More

Thank Toby1Tor-Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2017

One of the first places we visited in Decatur while staying with friends. Enjoyed a nice bottle of chardonnay while relaxing at this beautiful lakeside venue. Friendly and helpful staff, lovely vibe about the place. We returned the following day and again enjoyed great friendship,...More

Thank coogee3
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

There were nine of us it was a friend of ours birthday. We had a little bit of a way because there was 9 of us but the food was excellent service was super the only downside was the bartender was not the normal bartender...More

Thank Margie R
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I really liked the outside bar looking out on lake Decatur. They offer a different menu on Sundays (when we visited) that has apps, sandwiches, salads, flatbread, and oysters shucked right at the bar. We had a flatbread, shrimp cocktail, and oysters. All was great....More

Thank RobbTob
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Questions & Answers
19 October 2016|
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Response from ps0wens | Reviewed this property |
There is a private room that will hold about 80 people, I am not sure about a banquet menu, thanks
Gregory S
26 January 2015|
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Response from gramm2007 | Reviewed this property |
This great restaurant host many weddings... to people that have been out from a day at the lake. Sometimes its nice to dress up and go out. By all means feel free to dress as you want and be sure to enjoy the great food and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 E Lake Shore Dr, On Lake Decatur, Decatur, IL 62521
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-422-7202
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