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Twin Lakes

Sand Bar and Island Grill


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Closed for the winter, open April 1st to the end of October. We are located on the shore of Lake Elizabeth, complete with a public boat launch and parking. We feature a variety of fresh seafood and amazing Angus beef entrees. Weekends have fresh shucked oysters and garlic steamed mussels, while supplies last. Reservations are welcomed but not necessary. Kid friendly environment complete with a treasure toy chest for all the little ones.
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Bar, Seafood, American
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews seafood lobster roll crab cakes burger wraps wings fries across the street casual island parking lot lake view sat at the bar great atmosphere very small place kids love treasure box tropical drinks
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Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

I would like to review this place based on the food but unfortunately we can never get any service. 1st time we went with some friends.....kitchen was closed at 8pm. Few weeks later we tried to order for pickup on a Saturday at 5pm. They...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Laura R
Reviewed August 26, 2019

The place was packed when we arrived, it was on a Sunday and early afternoon. It was our first time there so I did not know what to expect, it is a very small place set literally feet from the water. We completely lucked out...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Leslie A
Reviewed August 16, 2019

Cute tropical restaurant and bar literally right on the lake. It is the perfect location and has the boat launch and room for boats as well as regular parking. I was only there at night for my first time, but they had tiki torches outside...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ciecrayne
Reviewed August 9, 2019

Seafood shipped in regularly, creative sandwiches and wraps -the best lobster roll outside of the East coast! Great atmosphere - lakeside with boats coming and going! Worth a hour trip from Chicago for lunch!

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Date of visit: August 2019
Thank SusanN1587
Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

Always a great time at The Sand Bar. We decided to stop in for lunch and sat at the bar. The food was very good and everything we saw delivered to others, looked just as good. We love the decor there... makes us feel like...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 851scotta
masie1975, General Manager at Sand Bar and Island Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2019

Thank you so much for the amazing review.

Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

Ohhhhhh its great to be back, our island escape... New drinks, new eats, we're 5 o'clock bound on island time.... Alligator tail bites and siracha bourbon shrimps...AWESOME AWAITS....come early, once the warm weather arrives the place never stops rock'n...

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank BarbieKen_8_Here
masie1975, General Manager at Sand Bar and Island Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thank you so much! We are so happy to be back at it! Cheers to a great summer.

Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is one of my family’s favorites. Always an enjoyable visit great food nice atmosphere and the kids like to treasure chest where they get to pick small gifts as they leave the restaurant. They have some of the best seafood that I can...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Aspencade
masie1975, General Manager at Sand Bar and Island Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Awesome thank you!

Reviewed January 20, 2019

I was all excited to see a restaurant on the lake. The first visit was awesome had great chicken wings with authentic homemade sauce but then when I visited over the summer with my granddaughter the wings were not done and red in the middle....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Companion559380
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

They are popular, always call for a reservation! Our kids love to eat here, food is great, service is excellent. This is our first choice when we take our family for dinner. Kids love the treasure box and the fun decor keep them busy so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nealleanne
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Went for lunch with a friend. Nice menu with some unique choices. Looked around at neighboring tables and liked the many different selections. We both had different sandwiches which were much enjoyed. Will definitely return. Staff was friendly and wait wasn’t long. Nice view.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mrsku2016
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February 7, 2017|
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Response from LookHere101 | Reviewed this property |
No the place only seat about 30 people
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They are not this must be a paid review
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