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American, Bar, Grill
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with a bunch of neighbors. Super fun atmosphere. I had buffalo wings and they were pretty good. Everyone else’s quantities looked good as well. I would definitely go back!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 8, 2022

We went for lunch. The restaurant was a little hard to find. Signage could be better. We split a hamburger. Very pricey for half!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed October 16, 2021

OMG I had the best time at Pelican Pete's. Chips and salsa could have used some work, but my bartender Mona made the experience so much better by recommending a better appetizer and making sure it was perfect. Will definitely be coming back to Pete's...for her and the hot pretzels!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed July 22, 2021

You can't beat the beautiful view. Thankfully, the menu & chef has changed from a couple of a years ago. The food is great now. I wish they kept the splash pad though.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 13, 2021 via mobile

Had a hard time finding a parking spot.The wait was so long,and it was scary with so many people not wearing masks.Several people brought their dogs, the restaurant allows pets..we sat close to someone who brought a huge dog,it kept shaking it's body,and had fur...flying all over us.The place was busy,it took a while for someone to take our order.The food was not anything worth talking about.There are no condiments on the table,you have to ask for sugar,salt,or pepper...with the waitress busy...you would be done with your meal before you get what you asked for.The view is what we would go back for,not the food,not the service ,or the animal fur in your food.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed July 4, 2021 via mobile

Don’t expect a former meal, but it’s a cool lake outdoor dining vibe. It gets crowded, so expect to wait. It’s just kind of a go to place on the lake with food that’ll work.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed July 1, 2021

Lunch with the wife here today. Location is off the beaten path but on the lake so nice ambience. Service was good. Food was mediocre - Lobster roll was 7/10 fish tacos were bland with no flavor and the fries were just average.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 30, 2021

This is the only floating restaurant on Lanier which is pretty neat! The entire restaurant is outdoors, but it felt very good with the breeze. We ordered the Pete’s hot chicken sandwich and the blackened salmon spinach salad. Both were very tasty, and I highly...recommend.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 27, 2021 via mobile

They have expanded and changed the menu. While the food was good it was not worth the prices we paid. Service was good. Need a lunch special menu or some kind of value menu. $37.00 plus tip for lunch was pretty pricey for fish and...chips and a salad. We had water to drink.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 2, 2021 via mobile

First time going this year the food was excellent the whole place is still in the expansion mode but the food came out quickly, hot and had great service. Definitely coming back. We’ve been patronizing this place since it first opened and it’s taking a...long time and it’s finally reached the point where I would call it a restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed September 3, 2020

You can’t beat the view and really good food. We have visited the other lakeside restaurants, and this is the best food and view on Lanier.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 13, 2020

The best thing about Pelican Pete's is the location on Lake Lanier. It is very nice to sit under their open ceiling and watch the boats and water activity. The food is good. I would like to see more seafood options. We were there for...lunch and will try them again for dinner.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 9, 2020

Went on 7-6-2020 == nice view of lake == kinda makes you feel like you on vacation == we split a fish sandwich & a philly cheese == cheese steak was less than average == needed more peppers and cheese == fish was pretty good...though was kinda small for 14.00 == fries was average === beans/rice was bland == if i go back i will defently get something different == but in no hurry for now !!!!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 22, 2020 via mobile

First time to this area of GA. Staying Cumming, GA.for one night and asked desk clerk of places to eat on Lake Lanier. This was one she recommended. Drove out here, about 12 miles from our hotel in Cumming. Right on the lake, turn in...where sign says Port Royale Community. Great atmosphere and right o the lake. Getting very busy, the start of Memorial Day weekend. Nice menu and good selection of beers. I had the chicken fingers, wife had the Mahi Fish sandwich. Enjoyed both meals and the views of the lake and boats was great.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 16, 2020

Pete's spent the entire winter remodeling, so I expected big things! My favorite thing on the menu was shrimp. The peel and eat were firm and big, and the fried were lightly breaded and plump. No more fried shrimp, and the peel and eat are...mushy and small. Even the chicken tenders shrunk by half. This is not the same quality I expected!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5