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Beach House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Menu

LETS START HERE
Cup 3
Bowl 6
Gumbo
louisiana spicy & made daily.
Cup 3
Bowl 5
Soup Of The Day
fresh every day.
Cup 3
Bowl 5
House Chili
fresh ground angus steak.
9
Fried Calamari
rhode island - hand cut, lightly breaded with a spicy sweet & sour sauce.
6
Bruschetta
fresh today on butter roasted toast points
8
Nachos
house chips, smothered in a creamy blend of four cheeses with mushrooms and italian sausage.
9
Wings
spicy buffalo, honey bbq, or chipotle.
9
Crab Cakes
chef johns secret ~ pulled lump crab.
9
Spinach Artichoke Dip
with house made oven baked chips.
SALADS
Add Crumbled Bleu Cheese $1.50, Grilled Chicken $5, Sauteed Shrimp $6
7
Caesar
romaine hearts tossed with johns caesar vinaigrette, shredded parmesan, and croutons.
8
Rustic Salad
tender greens, candied pecans, strawberries and apples with a balsamic vinaigrette.
8
Classic Cobb
butter lettuce, hard cooked egg, tomato, bacon, avocado, bleu cheese and honey mustard dressing.
9
The Greek
romaine, tomatoes, kalamata olives, crumbled feta, cucumber, shaved red onion, and grecian dressing.
8
Popcorn Chicken Salad
romaine topped with crisp chicken, cheddar cheese, red onion , and tomato.
7.5
Chopped Salad
romaine, bacon, tomato, candied pecans, avocado, shredded cheddar and jack with jalapeno ranch dressing.
2.95
House Salad
tender greens topped with tomato. choice of dressing.
SANDWICHES
All Sandwiches Served With Tavern Fries, Tater Tots, Or Fruit Cup
7.5
Angus Burger
8oz angus beef seasoned and fire-grilled. choice of cheeses.
8
Walleye
kettle fried walleye filet served on a grilled hoagie.
8.5
Beach Melt
fire grilled angus topped with caramelized onions, apple smoked bacon and chefs cheese sauce.
7.95
Buffalo Chicken
a fire grilled breast topped with bleu cheese and sheboygan buffalo sauce on toasted ciabatta.
8
Bbq Chicken
tender breast fire-grilled, smothered with house bbq then topped with crispy bacon and melted cheddar.
7.95
Pita
marinated chicken breast chunks wrapped in a grilled pita and topped with cucumber, tomato, red onion, feta. served with a side of cucumber dill sauce.
FLATBREADS
Stone Cooked & Topped With Wild Treats.
9
Vegetarian
grilled vegetables, marinara, and mozzarella.
8
Margharita
vine ripe roma tomatoes, basil, grated parmesan, and melted mozzarella
8
White
fresh garlic, parmesan, mozzarella, and crushed red pepper.
10
Italian
zesty italian sausage, fresh mushrooms, pepperoni, marinara, and melted mozzarella
12
Bayou
blackened shrimp, andouille sausage, green peppers, white cheddar, and melted mozzarella
9
Buffalo
chicken breast chunks, sweet bbq, and melted mozzarella, cheddar and jack cheeses.
9
Pepperoni
sliced pepperoni, marinara, and mozzarella.
FRESH CATCH
All Seafood Is Subject To Season, Weather, And Fishing Conditions, Prices And Availability May Fluctuate. We Get Fresh Everyday - Enjoy The Difference. Give Us Two Days Notice For South African Lobster Tail - Whole Maine Lobster - Oysters - Mussels - Crawfish - Red Snapper Call Or Email To Arrange Your Dining Experience
78
Alaskan King Crab Legs
limited availability - 2 pounds of legs and claws with drawn butter.
17.95
Mahi Mahi
firm and sweetthis wild caught filet comes pan seared and cashew encrusted.
19.95
Shrimp Scampi
12 gulf beauties sauteed with garlic, pinot grigio, herbs, and lemon butter over linguini pasta.
26
Chilean Sea Bass
this wonderfully buttery white fish comes pan seared or blackened.
24
Atlantic Deep Sea Scallops
fresh harvest from the deep, large, sweet and tender.
15.95
Whole Catfish
fresh water raised, prepared perfectly under the fire broiler, or hand battered and deep fried.
17
Dill Seared Salmon
hand-cut filet pan seared with dill and cracked black pepper. served with lemon butter sauce.
16.95
Norwegian Salmon
hand cut filet pan seared and served with a rich butter cream sauce.
STEAKS
Our Beef Is Carefully Aged A Minimum Of 21 Days And Hand Cut. To Any Steak Add: Alaskan King Crab ~ $26 Side Of Mac N Cheese ~ $4 Sauteed Shrimp ~ $6 Seared Deep Sea Scallops ~ $16
8oz 21.95
10oz 24.95
Filet
the most tender cut of corn- fed midwestern beef. seasoned and grilled to order.
20.95
Ribeye
a well marbled 14 ounce cut, fire-grilled and topped with chefs marinade.
12oz 17.95
16oz 22.95
New York Strip
hand cut in house. this full bodied favorite is fire-grilled to your desired temp.
22.95
Mini Filets Two Ways
5oz fork tender medallions. one topped with horseradish crust and his sister with bleu cheese.
19.95
Pepper Crusted New York Strip
a hand-cut 12oz slab topped with port wine sauce, bleu cheese, and crispy onion straws.
HOUSE SPECIALTIES
To Any Entree Add: Alaskan King Crab - $26 Sauteed Shrimp - $6 Seared Deep Sea Scallops - $16
15
Pretzel Chicken
chefs special batter rubbed in pretzel heaven. lightly seared then broiled. drizzled with butter cream sauce.
Full Order 13
Half Size 8
Add Grilled Chicken 5
Sauteed Shrimp 6
Mac N Cheese
cavatappi pasta tossed in a smoked white cheddar sauce from a four cheese blend. topped with mozzarella then finished in the broiler.
12
Linguine Pasta
wild mushrooms, asparagus, imported parmesan, and basil. tossed in a roasted red pepper sauce.
DESSERTS & ADULT TREATS
5.5
Classic Creme Brulee
chilled vanilla custard, caramelized with a sugar top.
6
Caramel Bread Pudding
served warm with vanilla ice cream drizzled with caramel.
7
Brandy Alexander
hand dipped ice cream, creme de cacao & brandy.
6
Turtle Brownies
topped with ice cream, caramel, and chocolate sauce.
7
Grasshopper
ice cream, creme de menthe, and creme de cocao.
7
Golden Cadillac
ice cream, galliano, & white creme de menthe.
7
Beach House Brittle
ice cream, baileys, frangelico and peanut brittle.
7
Beach House Smoothie
ice cream, baileys, kahlua, and snickers
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time i had the gumbo, absolutely delicious. Flatbreads are geeat. Beautiful setting on the lake. Definitely eat outside weather permitting.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Crdahlq
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

This is hidden gem of Decatur. good lake view either it's day of night and food is delicious. I don't see much vegetarian options on menu. Good verity of seafood and mean of your choice. nice staff.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SachinSumant
Reviewed March 31, 2019

The lunch here was excellent. The desserts are to die for. The bar is stocked better than I’d hoped. The staff provides great service and is super friendly. Loved it here!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank storiesnimages
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Excellent service and the food was great. We had a large group. We were seated promptly. We were celebrating birthdays and thought this would be a great choice. Only 2 had been before. We were served fast and all of our orders were correct. Everyone...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nicole H
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Ate here with coworkers. Food was expensive. I had the lobster Mac n cheese. It was bland and plain. The table wasnt ready on time. Gave our group wrong plates at first. The server charged our group wrong. They also put in incorrect order. Not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank S3221NB
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely venue to be wasted!! And all the money the Park District added to rehab. Crazy. We wanted to eat outside to enjoy the weather/view. Cobwebs & bees plentiful. Wait staff sparse and had attitudes - not to mention tattoos. A bee stung...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DBC339
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This restaurant has a nice location on the lake, however, I think it is billed as a better restaurant than it really is. The restaurant was out of a salad dressing that was requested and they were also out of Scallops that is on their...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed September 3, 2018

My wife and I picked up her sisters Karole and Bonnie for a trip up to visit their Wisconsin relatives. We had overnight reservations in Decatur Illinois. I did a bit of research in an effort to find likely places for dinner and I chose...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BigDaddyDave55138
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We sat outside and had a beautiful view of the water and boats. I ordered the grouper, not impressed at all, I guess I was hoping that it would taste like we were coastal, didn't happen, didn't have any taste at all and was over...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 941LisaK
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The staff was friendly and the food was good. It's located right on the lake, so you can enjoy some lovely views of the water. The menu offers a nice variety, so there's something for everyone.

Date of visit: May 2018
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leephipps59
October 18, 2016|
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Response from ps0wens | Reviewed this property |
There is a private room that will hold about 80 people, I am not sure about a banquet menu, thanks
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Gregory S
January 26, 2015|
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This great restaurant host many weddings... to people that have been out from a day at the lake. Sometimes its nice to dress up and go out. By all means feel free to dress as you want and be sure to enjoy the great food and... More
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