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2301 E Lake Shore Dr, On Lake Decatur, Decatur, IL 62521
217-422-7202
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Glad I found this place. decaturbeachhouse.com

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  • 43
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
best service in town

The Beach House is the summer home of the Holy Smokes cigar club. Even this year as the deck has been demolished in an update project that will make the Beach House even more desirable! We are always welcomed and treated right by the staff. when our ladies join us for a meal we are more than... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
Roy L
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Decatur, Illinois
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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

The Beach House is the summer home of the Holy Smokes cigar club. Even this year as the deck has been demolished in an update project that will make the Beach House even more desirable! We are always welcomed and treated right by the staff. when our ladies join us for a meal we are more than pleased with the... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a nice little spot located on the lake front. They have been doing some renovating along the peer. This will allow the boats to dock and have a bite to eat. We have always had a pleasant servers and the service is usually pretty timely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

The Beach House is a very nice place to meet friends for an excellent dinner and drinks. They have a wonder menu to choose from and food is always prepared excellently! I love their filets! Classy atmosphere but not over the top!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place is still our go to favorite. The service is always good and the mini filets are amazing. Always a good experience. Ask about their dessert drinks!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Great service, good draught beers and excellent food preparation. Never a bad meal. They are in the process of enlarging their deck to take greater advantage of the beautiful lake view. Nice setting for a date.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My wife's son had been to this place a few times and we tried it with him. I was pleasantly surprised to find such a neat place in Decatur. The Beach House sits on the water however due to the aromas of the nearby soy factories, it is probably best to sit indoors. The interior had a bit of a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Unique setting on Lake Decatur with attentive staff and generally good food. The 80's era decor is actually part of its unique appeal for me. Wonderful setting for any event.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I've been a few times and I can say that the food is consistently very good and I would rate 4 stars. For a central Illinois restaurant their sea food is pretty good and they get it flown in fairly regularly. Their shrimp scampi, scallops and calamari all get good reviews from me. They also have other dishes for those... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The service was poor. They seated us more than 40 minutes after our reservation time with no apology. The waitress never stopped to ask if we wanted more drinks or to ask how our food was. The food was good - no complaints there - but very over priced. I've been to other restaurants in Decatur with equivalent quality food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The most amazing filet mediation twins. One crusted with horseradish and the other with blu cheese, was the most amazing steaks !!! And with a very tender baked potato and asparagus and salad will leave you very satisfied !!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2301 E Lake Shore Dr, On Lake Decatur, Decatur, IL 62521
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: 217-422-7202

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Glad I found this place. decaturbeachhouse.com
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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