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Ski Shores Waterfront Cafe

#540 of 3,320 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$American,
2905 Pearce Rd, Austin, TX 78730-4310
+1 512-394-7547
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  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2905 Pearce Rd, Austin, TX 78730-4310
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ski Shores is a great place for a pretty day! The staff is friendly and service is good. The menu is limited to ‘lake food’ and acceptable. It is off the beaten track. The main draw is the location! Prime location on the lake and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mr_larry_smith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located on the river northwest of Austin, it is a busy low key cafe with burgers tacos and beer. A delightful hangout for watching the boats speed by.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bruceds101
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I went to Ski Shores two nights in a row last week, because I happened to be camping nearby with a sick husband. Generally, I would recommend it, but I suggest you go on with the right mindset. It is: 1. Kid-friendly -- nice playground,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AthensNikita
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

What better way to charge up for the new moon/solar eclipse/Perseid meteor show than right by the water? Came here on a Saturday afternoon around 4 for some wine and a salad. I would say this is a pretty awesome family restaurant ....a casual, laid...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 365giannad
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

The staff are helpful and polite the food is good and the general area is beautiful to see . Don't forget to feed the grass carp they will almost feed from your hand . All in all a great eatery

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank richJay
Reviewed March 6, 2018

I'm an avid patron at Ski Shores. I run a boat rental company on lake Austin. Lots of clients like to stop and eat. This place is really the place that I suggest when boating on the lake. I wish we had a few more...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank CobaltCaptain
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a beer. What a great place to hang out and watch the skiers. Friendly friendly friendly. Not from Austin but felt right st home.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 225janf
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

You can't beat the location on the water. Live music on the weekends. Super casual and good burgers.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank DeborahG1552
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places for relaxing fun meals. It is totally informal and some come here on their boat to eat and drink. Complete family place with sand and playground. Limited menu but food matches the place.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank mr_larry_smith
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Went here for lunch while on a trip to Austin with 2 friends from overseas, one with an 8 year old son, and had a great time. The food was very good, with a fair bit of variety in the menu. The atmosphere is very...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Dan P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2905 Pearce Rd, Austin, TX 78730-4310
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-394-7547
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