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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first time in a long time eating at a restaurant. We ate outside on the patio. Tables well distanced. Food was excellent. Clean up was less than stellar compared to what should be done because of COVID. No wipe down of chairs,...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 3, 2020

now that I know there is one way in & one way out my husband & I will definately go again . Loved the seafood before corona ! now love the great patio . I PROBABLY SHOULD SAY THIS BUT IT'S A GREAT PLACE ....More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

I had the fried clams with french fries and onion rings. Best french frries I have ever had. The clams and onion rings were great, too. My husband had baked haddock. There were two haddock fillets with stuffing in the middle; never seen haddock served...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

WE ate outside under an umbrella and had a beautiful view of the Lake. The staff were friendly and the food was delicious. The corn was slightly overcooked but otherwise the rest of the meal (scallops, side salad) was excellent with very large portions.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

Took my Mom and her husband here for dinner on a beautiful Sunday night. It was my first time here, and despite the few negative reviews, our experience was very good. I like that you pay for your food when you order at the counter...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

I will start with the only nice thing about Bolton's: The view. The view is beautiful and relaxing over looking Kingston Lake. Extremely nice. I should add that the woman taking our order was sweet and efficient. The food was absolutely terrible. We order the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

We love the deck, and the view of the lake. We have always made it a point to visit several time a season, but our last visit has us wondering if we will go back. I don't know why, with a place that is not...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

We enjoyed ourselves very much at the bar with Courtney. The food was very good and service was excellent. It was our first visit here and we will be back. the deck looked lovely but we liked the bar with Courtneys attentive service.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

Bolton's Lake House is terrible. We went there last week for dinner and the only thing good about this place was the soda drinks. The coleslaw was half liquid, soggy like they added water to the dish inedible. The baked haddock was bad too. It...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Bolton's used to be Lakehouse, because the view is great from the deck. Enjoy their seafood or burgers.

Date of visit: July 2018
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