To be quite honest, the only reason my wife and I ate here is because we wanted to go to the Windjammer on Williston for a nice steak and when we arrived at 6:45..they said the wait was an hour and 15 minutes,,,for 2 people; ( not to mention the 3 people at the front didn't seem to care that the wait was so long) so we didn't bother and headed back to the Lake-View House since it was right beside our hotel and figured lets try this place. Our hotel front desk clerk said it was more casual than the Windjammer.
What a delightful surprise! Not sure about some of the bad reviews here..But here is mine:First, those bite size hot bread rolls made with molasses ,so tasty.! I asked for more and the waitress did not hesitate..brought is another basket !
I had the grilled NY Strip Steak topped with parmesan , came with roasted potatoes and grilled zucchinis. I asked for "almost-well done" which is very hard to nail down, and it was perfect was $20 and I added garlic shrimp for $4..and they were very tasty, They are small but enough to add a little extra to the meal. The mixed green salad for $7 was crisp and fresh and a generous serving,
MY wife had the arugula salad for $8--apples, cranberries.,.fresh arugula and an excellent herb dressing. Her main course was the garlic chicken for $17 that was fresh, perfectly seasoned and not dry. Came with a nice mashed potatoes and garlic spinach. Excellent. I had a glass on Shiraz and my wife a Malbec from Argentina. Each glass only $7.50 and definitely more than 6oz.
The place is very quaint and simple..and a nice quiet setting, a change from the downtown burlington scene and long waits to eat "ok" food ! This is very low on the radar of most people which is why I am writing this review. It is south of downtown,.on Shelbourne but 10 minutes really so not a big deal. $78 with tax.I have our server who was very pleasant $22 tip....Avery pleasant and very tasty dinner for 2 for $100,,,not bad in my book, I am from Montreal and often eat "&^%$&*: for more than $100 easily.
What a nice little surprise Lake View House---well done!
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