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2207 Lake Rd, Belton, TX 76513-5198
254-939-5771
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings
Description: The only lake front restaurant in Central Texas. Come enjoy a margarita or...
The only lake front restaurant in Central Texas. Come enjoy a margarita or cool iced tea while taking in the views of Belton Lake. Live Music and friendly staff with great food. Who could ask for more?
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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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My wife and I have been several times and always leave thinking the experience wasn't worth the cost. The food is simply ok, not great, but you are definitely paying for the location near the lake. The drinks are usually way to strong, which is great if you're a 21 year old partier. I would much... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Bryan G
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Temple, Texas
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Temple, Texas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have been several times and always leave thinking the experience wasn't worth the cost. The food is simply ok, not great, but you are definitely paying for the location near the lake. The drinks are usually way to strong, which is great if you're a 21 year old partier. I would much prefer a proper adult... More 

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Thank Bryan G
Oak Grove, Louisiana
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

HIT THE SPOT! The landscape is beautiful and the restaurant was super clean. The gumbo was so good I bought a bowl to go. Very enjoyable experience overall. The manager was also approachable and charismatic while keeping the staff on piont. THIS PLACE IS LEGIT! TWO THUMBS UP!

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Thank john m
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible service horrible food our drinks tasted watered down food was cold and so loud I couldn't enjoy my date I won't be coming back EVER and the seating was very cluttered

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Thank Stachy M
Killeen, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is a cute place right on the Belton Lake. The atmosphere is pleasant, it offers a large bar, outdoor seating and a fireplace. The food is average, nothing special. Probably a better place for a drink and a quick bite than a nice date night evening.

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Thank InSearchOfGoodFood1
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Fish tacos? I love fish tacos also we sat and ordered the place looked decent and clean we got our food my fish tacos were nothing more than a store bought fish stick wrapped in a day old tortilla. All of their chips were stale drinks were flat so we all just had water. Very over priced left broke and... More 

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Thank Baggerly
Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This is the wrong place to go unless you really like fried fish food. Fish chips, coconut shrimp, Phoby shrimp sandwich.....all fired. Salmon salad is yummy... Hamburger very greasy and no surprise the French fries taste like fried fish. Good offerings on the children's menu and large portions. Chips and queso also a good app. This is average food and... More 

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Thank Kahanna
Belton
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Much improved from previous visits- almost a 4 star... Previously, the chicken fried steak was poor, the burger was lost in a huge bun and even the fried shrimp was bad/tasteless. New cook and management are on the right track, though I do miss the corn chowder.

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Thank Z2510UNalanh
Level Contributor
70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Great service, great food, great view! What more could you ask for? Jared is terrific! We followed the advice and got the coconut shrimp. Folks were right they are excellent! Also tried the frog legs and gumbo. Hubby loved the frog legs. I admit, they were good, but insert of have issues with frog legs. Gumbo was EXCELLENT! Great flavor.... More 

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Thank Jennifer D
Thomasville, Georgia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant had been recommend to us and was just across the lake from our camp site. We went for dinner so we couldn't see the lake to dark. Their was 3 of us eating and everything was great. Blackened catfish , fried oysters, and seafood platter . We thought the price was reasonable. Three meals, glass of wine one... More 

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Thank 829Claudia
Round Rock, Texas
Level Contributor
33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

One of our events from our 40th high school class reunion was held here. The staff set up the room as we requested. They were very cooperative and friendly and went out of their way to ensure we had everything we needed. The food was great and the service was wonderful. The servers even wore some beanies we were selling... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2207 Lake Rd, Belton, TX 76513-5198
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Belton
  • Phone Number: 254-939-5771

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 19
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings

Description

The only lake front restaurant in Central Texas. Come enjoy a margarita or cool iced tea while taking in the views of Belton Lake. Live Music and friendly staff with great food. Who could ask for more?
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?