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“Nice Atmosphere”
Review of Dockside

Dockside
Ranked #3 of 23 Restaurants in Bellaire
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on a beautiful day because it is right on beautiful Torch Lake. The food is typical pub food and they could accommodate a peanut allergy easily. The best part is simply the atmosphere out on the deck on a beautiful day. It has a dock so you can boat up to the restaurant. After our meal, we walked out on it to look at the lake. The atmosphere was friendly and fun.

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Thank hugliz
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Reviewed June 10, 2014

We love sitting on the deck with the beautiful view of Torch Lake. The food is ok, If you like even a hint of pink in your burger, order something else; they are adamant about making them well done. The fries are frozen and lackluster. Onion rings are better, although probably also frozen. We had excellent fish here one evening, though, and some of the other offerings (i.e., pulled pork tacos) have been very good as well. Servers are friendly and attentive.

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Reviewed May 29, 2014

The food at the Dockside is good, with excellent burgers and chicken baskets, plus all you can eat fish on Fridays. Prices are very reasonable and the views of Torch Lake and the Clam River outlet is wonderful.

Thank ruscat2
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and it was well worth it. First you have to walk around the dock and read all the names carved out on the floor of the boardwalk. You can see the fishermen fishing and they are very friendly. I understand Dockside owns all of this and allows the fishermen to fish here. The restaurant is pretty basic inside but the food is excellent as is the service. I had the fish sandwich which was very good. It was too cold to sit outside there is not much of a view from the inside but the views from outside are amazing.

1  Thank gogreen
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Dockside is a great stop while you are boating Torch Lake. Easy to tie up and lots of spaces for many boats. The lawn is gorgeous green, the sky is hopefully blue and overlooking Torch Lake is the most amazing blues of all hues. This restaurant is usually busy but there is lots of seating. Not much shade on the deck so bring your hat. Food is pretty good but cold drinks are wonderful.

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Thank Julie H
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