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Boathouse Bar & Grill

468 N Shore Dr, Clear Lake, IA 50428-1373
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good63%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
19 Jul 2017
“Remodel is good”
7 Aug 2016
“Popular with the locals”
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468 N Shore Dr, Clear Lake, IA 50428-1373
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The recent remodel brightened up the place. Food was good and service was also. Outdoor deck is nice when temps allow.

Thank Betty50428
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Good food, good service, and reasonable prices. It is next door to the Surf Ballroom making a convenient spot to have a beer and recover.

Thank Joe_Zeigler
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We went here on our stay in Clear Lake with Family. Some of the family have a lake home here and have eaten here before. The owners stop by and chat and were very friendly. The food was good as was the service.

Thank TnPete_traveler
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Menu has changed less options. Food presentation is average. I had blacken salmon that was good. My husband had scallops that were overlooked, dry, tough and ? Gravel texture. Interesting no dinner rolls with meal for entrees unless you order separate. Others had prime rib...More

Thank Sandikayeb
Reviewed 29 June 2013

We happened upon this restaurant because the smell of freshly prepared seafood literally drew us in off of the street. We HAD to find out what smelled so good, and it tasted just as wonderful as it smelled. The service was very nice and made...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 9 May 2013

We were a little scared entering... at 5:30 on a Thursday night we were the only ones in the joint. They hat $1.50 burger special, which everyone was terrified of. Decor is old, but not "dirty." I ordered a tap beer which tasted like... well,...More

Thank MikeandCarrie
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Passing through on a trip, wanted to see the lake and the Surf Ballroom. We were looking at 3-4 options. Our hotel desk person brightened when we mentioned the Boathouse was one of the restaurants we were considering. She recommended the breaded mushrooms appetizer as...More

Thank VSRubato
Reviewed 5 February 2013

We enjoyed two meals at the Boathouse and they have a selection of the best hamburgers you'll ever enjoy not tome mention the Greek Salads and the Nachos. They were extremely busy being located right next door to the Surf Ballroom during the Winter Dance...More

Thank BlueFleck
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  • Address: 468 N Shore Dr, Clear Lake, IA 50428-1373
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clear Lake
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