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The Channel Marker

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5793 E Pickwick Rd, Syracuse, IN 46567-9713
+1 574-457-5900
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“channel marker” (27 reviews)
“fish tacos” (8 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5793 E Pickwick Rd, Syracuse, IN 46567-9713
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tried this place for first time and very dissatisfied. Our waitress was rude from the start then after sweating do to no air conditioning inside and over paying for a dry steak i decided to open the blind next to our table 1 of many...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious lunch at this little restaurant off the channel. Tables outside are a bit squished together but it wasn’t bad. I had one of their specialty salads which was delicious. Beer selection was good, too. Nice to have a view of the...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We try the Channel Marker once every two years, and it is always disappointing. My wife had the fish tacos, they were in her words blah. I had the perch basket, mostly breading very little perch, not worth $13.99! The only redeeming part of this...More

Thank bantageo
Reviewed April 16, 2018

This restaurant is great place to relax on the lake, We had a great view of the lake. I had the stir fry vegetable The vegetable are very fresh and the sauce was great. This was the best stir fry I ever had and being...More

Thank Lynn1200
Reviewed December 21, 2017

On a channel, but nice in the summer. Decent food but not cheap. Mahi sandwich and ahi tuna salad are my favorites. Inside room, semi open porch room and lake-side deck seating. Occasional live music in the summer.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Amazingly delicious and generously-sized broiled Mahi sandwich served on marbled rye with an ample side of yummy fries. A quiet lunch retreat where we weren't rushed and could talk without a hovering busser or server interrupting. Always a lovely experience, our menu items were delivered...More

Thank jillgarris3
Reviewed November 3, 2017

We asked our B&B owner for dining recommendations and she suggested the small laketown of Syracuse nearby. We headed there and ended up at The Channel Marker, which I'm sure would have been even better in warm weather with their patio dining, but was nonetheless...More

Thank appleloverx11
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

A group of 5 of us enjoyed a round table by the window on a cloudy, cool evening. The interior atmosphere and our view of the channel made us feel like we were on a fishing trip in northern Michigan. The fried perch was delicious!!...More

Thank Manddymill
Reviewed October 10, 2017

My wife and I eat at the Channel Marker everytime we visit the lake. Their food is always excellent and very reasonable with an incredible view of the channel if you are lucky enough to eat outside.

Thank TerryIndiana
Reviewed October 5, 2017

While enjoying an outing on Wawasee Lake with our son and 5 kids, we decided to give the Channel Marker a try. We were warmly greeted by our waitress and advised that we could enjoy dinner on the patio. Beverages were ordered while we leisurely...More

Thank Audrey F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5793 E Pickwick Rd, Syracuse, IN 46567-9713
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 574-457-5900
The Channel Marker is located on the boat channel between Lake Wawasee and Syracuse Lake in Syracuse, IN.
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