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Peaks of Otter Lodge, 85554 Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA 24523
540.586.1081
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Surprisingly good!

We stayed at the lodge for a night. I was really quite surprised at the quality of the food served. The prices are fair for what you get. I wasn't a fan of the breakfast buffet as I found the egg dishes a bit dried out. However, my husband loved the buffet variety and had a delicious scone from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Maureen P
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We stayed at the lodge for a night. I was really quite surprised at the quality of the food served. The prices are fair for what you get. I wasn't a fan of the breakfast buffet as I found the egg dishes a bit dried out. However, my husband loved the buffet variety and had a delicious scone from it.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The lodge reasturant is pretty good and they have a Friday night all you can eat surf and turf buffett. I have enjoyed going to the lodge since the 1960's and the rustic feel and appealing natural setting makes this an excellent destination.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We took the Blue ridge parkway and stayed at Peaks of Otter and very much enjoyed it. The restaurant was great for breakfast and dinner with a fireplace in the bar and live country entertainment on the front porch at night. Wanted to climb the peaks but they were fogged in and we could not do it but were able... More 

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Evington, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Super overpriced. My husband and I ate here and I got the Turkey dinner. This dinner was $10 and the potatoes were instant. My husband got a steak for $30. Turkey gravy had cinnamon in it. I can't have cinnamon so I could not eat my dinner. All my turkey meat as dark and fat. My husband's steak was a... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We especially liked the scenery and the hiking trails, and the beds were extremely comfortable. The restaurant could have a broader menu.

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Severna Park, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This restaurant is located in the main lodge at peaks of otter. One of us had the inhouse prepared meatloaf and the other had the fresh Abbott lake trout. Both were excellent but I would pick but trout as my favorite. For dessert we shared a black berry cobbler topped off with black berry ice cream. excellent excellent excellent

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We have always enjoyed this restaurant. The meals are well-prepared and varied. The blackberry cobbler is to die for.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The restaurant cooks many items with cheese (lots of it in grits; homefries swimming in cheese, pasta offered only with alfredo sauce), etc. The customer satisfaction survey that the lodge sends out after the visit doesn't ask any questions about the restaurant. This seems odd as the restaurant in the lodge is the only place to eat in the immediate... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The view on the lake is really great, but the food is not that exciting. Style was homemade but didn't look as it was a passionate chef. If you're not too hungry then just enjoy the view and drive on.

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Bedford, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Peaks of Otter Lodge recently changed management hands & is now offering a new and improved menu in the Lake View Restaurant, which is adjacent to the lodge. The chicken, steak & prime rib are excellent. The view overlooks Abbott Lake at the foot of Sharp Top Mountain - a very romantic place for dinner.

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  • Address: Peaks of Otter Lodge, 85554 Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA 24523
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: 540.586.1081

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