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Boathouse Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3210 Lake Shore Dr, Lake George, NY 12845-6511
+1 800-853-1632
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3210 Lake Shore Dr, Lake George, NY 12845-6511
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spend our summers here at the Lake and visit the Boathouse 3-4 times a week. Service has always been great and the food is even better. Very reasonable prices. We highly recommend the buffalo shrimp but honestly you can't go wrong...More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly, this was the best meal we had in our week at Lake George. Granted, Lake George is exactly known as a culinary destination, but even with that disclaimer, we thorough enjoyed our meal here. My wife and I both had Lobster Rolls. The sandwiches...More

Thank bassjwp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sadly my food was not cooked all the way. (I ordered a burger) The waiter AKA The bartender was very friendly and helpful. My husband enjoyed his beer and food.

Thank amberbanegas
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The views are amazing. The atmosphere is quite nice. Down a hill right to lake. The food is similar to a limited Applebee's menu plus a few special items. About twenty percent more expensive. Who needs an 8oz burger? The baked shrimp was delicious, as...More

Thank Violet K
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for the triple combination of a great location with amazing views, outstanding service and food to savor then this is your next destination. Their appetizers are enticing and delectable. The chicken stuffed with prosciutto and spinach is to die for.

Thank rands222
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

It's great to hear that you enjoyed our food, service, and vibe! Triple win! Thank you for visiting. It was a pleasure having you, Your Friends at The Boathouse

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Server was initially sarcastic and rude but started lightening up, could be that they heard my friend and I were writing reviews. We asked for the cocktail menu and took time to find; when we asked for another one so the rest of the party...More

Thank Michiko101
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

We're sorry for giving you this kind of impression of our service. As a team, we do our best to accommodate as best as we can to make our customers happy. We'll be taking a look at this further and see how we can improve....More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Enjoy a wonderful lunch overlooking all the activates on Lake George from the deck of this replica of a 19 century boathouse , are waiter John are very informative and timely

Thank Jaz1957
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

It's great that you had a wonderful time with us! We're happy that John was able to make your experience a good one. Visit us soon! Your Friends at The Boathouse

Reviewed 9 October 2018

First impression wasn't great, the front desk girl was rude and indifferent, but after seated the waiter was very good and so was the food. The view was amazing but it was pretty crowded and our table was at the very entrance. The prices are...More

1  Thank kpuello2016
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

We're sorry if we gave you a negative impression when you first came into our restaurant. However, it's great that your waiter's service was a lot better. Thank you for complimenting our food as well. Please know that we do try to keep our prices...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

We look forward to this every year. We were not disappointed last Friday night. Despite an incredibly busy night everyone was on point, including the owners, Jackie and Fred. The Jager Schnitzel was superb as was the sauerbraten my brother in law had. Chef Paul...More

1  Thank Maryq21
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you very much for your continuous support over the years! It's our pleasure to serve you delicious food with amazing service. Come back soon! Your Friends at The Boathouse

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Came here based on TripAdvisor and was not disappointed Highly recommend the baked Brie and the stakes

1  Thank The_Traveling_Ben
Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

It's great that you found us on Trip Advisor! It was a pleasure serving you. Come back soon! Your Friends at The Boathouse

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10 July 2017|
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Response from TheLodgesOffice | Property representative |
Hi! You can absolutely dock your boat!
12 August 2016|
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Response from Leo D | Reviewed this property |
sorry late responding casual dress code
13 June 2016|
Response from lakegeorgelodges | Property representative |
Hi, please check out our menu on our website! There are some great options!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
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: +1 800-853-1632
  • E-mail
At The Boathouse Restaurant, we invite you to enjoy casual and fine shoreline dining, stunning views, and exemplary service in a casual, nautical-inspired atmosphere. Located on the picturesque Lake George in a beautiful boathouse originally constructed in 1876, we’re the perfect place to relax, unwind, and enjoy fresh, simple bites and sips -- a delicious dining experience steeped in Adirondack history and charm. Join us for a meal on a lazy summer afternoon or celebrate special moments over a fresh-caught seafood dinner. No matter the occasion, The Boathouse Restaurant is sure to delight your senses. All aboard -- your table awaits!
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