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Windows on the Water at the Lake Barkley Lodge

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3500 State Park Road, Cadiz, KY
+1 270-924-1131
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family goes there at least once a month on weekends. The view overlookikg Lake Barkley is beautiful the dining area is huge, all being wood and glass and rustic. Main venue is their very generous unlimited buffet with multiple selections and just good ole country flavor. They also have menu selections but we always get buffet. Their weakest point... More 

Thank Chesnut-ky
Hinsdale, Illinois
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was very good, Jack the chef was great. The buffet is a better value than ordering off the menu, but there is a menu which they don't always tell you. I hope when you go there is banana pudding on the buffet for dessert because it was really good! As was the fried chicken.

Thank Susan T
Brook Park, Ohio
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265 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the lodge, and didn't want to go out anywhere so we decided to eat here. There was a hot buffet and salad bar available so we all chose that. There were many things to choose from. Fish, pulled pork, hush puppies, so many vegetables. Everything tasted as good as it looked! Glad we chose to stay... More 

Thank momof3BrookPark_Ohio
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Breakfast buffet was very good except for french toast sticks which had been on the steam table too long. Biscuits were fluffy, hot and fresh. Server was very attentive and provided a carafe of coffee for refills when wanted.

Thank 220cherylc
Paducah, Kentucky
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Good buffet and great service for everyone in our group. Fun place to spend a day or a week or a season of the moon. Check them out for the solar eclipse!

Thank GWaldrop
Taylorsville, Kentucky
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner here two nights in a row, and enjoyed both meals. It was a slow time of year, so the number of people working was low, but they worked very hard to ensure that we were served well, with good food. We enjoyed catfish, chicken, salads, potatoes, vegetables, and especially the warm cornbread! Their iced tea was very... More 

Thank PJDour
Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Very good food, excellent service. We had breakfast two days, and dinner on the sunday brunch. All were very good.

Thank Frankgw6
Shelburne, Canada
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We had breakfast, lunch and dinner at the restaurant. Our server at dinnertime was exceptionally warm, friendly and attentive, all while working hard with many guests all evening long. The food quality ranged from adequate to good. One lunch item, the pork and bean soup, was so salty that we found it inedible. However, the chicken vegetable soup was fine,... More 

Thank messengrl
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

The meals that we had at Windows on the Lake was adequate. The food was pretty good, but not hot. Breakfast was better than dinner. The servers were attentive, but the hostess on Sunday morning .yet have been new. She couldn't answer any of our questions.

Thank MissNa5635
Cadiz, Kentucky
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We decided to give it another try and see if we hit a bad night the first time. The hostess greeting was like she had done it a million times and really didn't want to be there. The windows still needed a good cleaning of finger prints and cobwebs, inside and out. The young-ish waitress was friendly, efficient, and much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 State Park Road, Cadiz, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cadiz
  • Phone Number: +1 270-924-1131

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?