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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Glad I found this place. decaturbeachhouse.com

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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 Calamari ever

We were travelling so didn't want anything heavy. Both had the Rustic salad. It was delicious. It went well with the calamari and wine we ordered. Wish we were closer so we could try them again. We will definately stop by if we are passing through Decatur again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
Christine M
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Great view of Lake Decatur, day or night. Chef left a year ago and the food has suffered. Beach House Burger was great, now flavorless, even with bacon and cheese. Bennys for burgers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were travelling so didn't want anything heavy. Both had the Rustic salad. It was delicious. It went well with the calamari and wine we ordered. Wish we were closer so we could try them again. We will definately stop by if we are passing through Decatur again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

We have always had good luck dining here. Spectacular view of the lake in a peaceful setting. Everything I have ever ordered here has been excellent. The only thing I have ever ordered that was just ok was the chicken quesadilla...The dill seared salmon is wonderful and so is their mac and cheese! Flat bread pizzas are really good too!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beach House is a very nice restaurant on Lake Decatur. Offers a very wide variety of entrees, salads, desserts, etc. It is a great place for a special occasion dinner.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Outdated, dingy dining room. $10 for an add on of scallops that weren't 'seared' but instead dipped in blackened butter and over salted. Waited too long for a hostess as waiters and waitresses passed by several times without a nod of acknowledgment.

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Decatur, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Very good food and service is excellent. They going through a remodeling process on the outside that should improve the dining experience.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The Beach House sits right on the lake with a great view. The menu has some unique seafood and fish dishes. I ordered the fish tacos which were great!

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Decatur, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

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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Additional Information about Beach House

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

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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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