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Reviewed March 10, 2020

We went to Lake Chabot Lake and Marina. Its a very pretty lake The cafe is nice to go to. There is outdoor patio seating with views.There is a five dollar charge for parking.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 12, 2020 via mobile

Great walking trail with mileage markers along the lake. $5 car entry and $2 for dogs. Historic references along the trail.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 30, 2019 via mobile

I spent a lot of time here in my younger years and loved it just as much today as I did back then. It is beautiful and familu friendly with many places to bbq, playgrounds, boat rentals and a restaurant. We spent out time walking...around the lake and loved it!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed January 3, 2019

The cafe is pretty small with not much seating space inside but serves some good food + ice cream bars. There is lot of seating space outside overlooking the marina. We can also rent different types of boats like paddle boats, kayaks, electric boats etc....Service is friendly and professional.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Wow... unexpected experience here! The cute little walk up cafe is so nice. The food was good, the prices perfectly in line, and sitting out on the wooden deck overlooking the lake... you would have no idea. Great place to have lunch, or bring the...family over the weekend.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed July 26, 2018

This is a real hidden gem in Castro Valley. I have lived in the bay area for over 40 years and just now discovered this place. They have a wonderful biking/walking trail (East and West trails) with beautiful changing views. We took the East trail...this time and it has its ups and downs so expect there to be some challenges if you are a beginner hiker/biker. There are many benches along the trail so you can just sit and take in the scenery. Also, there were many picnic tables and places for families to have celebrations when you enter the park. The marina offers boat, fishing equipment and kayak rentals and the prices are reasonable. There is also a small cafe and very nice seating area where you have a gorgeous view of the lake and marina. They charge $5.00 for parking inside the park however, there are lots of places to park outside along the road. Next time we will rent a boat and take a tour of the lake, bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the water!More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

I love Lake Chabot. There's great walks around the reservoir, and there's plenty to do including renting kayaks etc. The cafe is really good including great sandwiches at a decent price. Fun way to spend a day or just an afternoon. Prices are not too...high.More

Date of visit: May 2018
The California P, Public Relations Manager at Lake Chabot Marina & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear ClintPage, thank you so much for your four-star rating of Lake Chabot Marina & Cafe! We appreciate your positive feedback and hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed February 19, 2018

My first time renting a kayak at Lake Chabot was a fantastic experience. ROB, at the Lake Chabot Marina and Café, got us through the paperwork easily and made sure we got the equipment and information we needed to have a great experience on the...lake. He was kind, helpful, fun, and was even waiting at the dock when we returned to make our exit easier. What a gem!More

Date of visit: February 2018
Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Lake Chabot Marina & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Dear travelerelizabeth, thank you so much for your FIVE-STAR rating of Lake Chabot Marina & Cafe! We are delighted to hear that Rob took very good care of you. We will be sure to pass along your comments to our entire team. Thanks again for...More

Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

After our enjoyable walk around part of the lake, we decided to get a bite to eat. I ordered the Deer Canyon Wrap which was very good but maybe could have used a bit more of the Cranberry Cream Cheese as I couldn't taste it...much. My husband ordered the Skippy burger with fried potatoes and said it was very good. Staff was very personable and helped us with directions since GPS wasn't working. Definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2016
Reviewed October 3, 2016

The marina and cafe are well worth visiting if you are in the Anthony Chabot park, or just in the area and fancy tasty food in a great location. The team at the cafe when we visited were very helpful. We had the "Way Down...South", packed in a take-away box so we could go out and eat it on the lake.More

Date of visit: September 2016
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February 19, 2018|
Response from Hollie_Potts | Property representative |
Dear Travelere, we'd love to hear from you. You may certainly write a review of this trip advisor page. Just go back to our listing, Lake Chabot Marina & Cafe and click on the green button to leave a review. If you'd like to... More
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