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“Great view! ”

Boathouse Restaurant
Ranked #29 of 164 Restaurants in Lake George
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Boathouse Restaurant on Lake George at The Lodges at Cresthaven is a place to relax and enjoy casual or fine shoreline dining, stunning views, and exemplary service. At The Lodges at Cresthaven in Lake George, dining at The Boathouse Restaurant lets you enjoy splendid water's edge views from the shores of our exceptional lakefront location. Originally built in 1876 as part of the Abenin estate - once owned by New York Times Publisher, Adolph Ochs - The Boathouse Restaurant offers dining on Lake George with an atmosphere steeped in Adirondack charm, history and unlimited Lake George views. Whether you're enjoying a summer lunch or a nightly dinner, our lakefront restaurant is the perfect setting for any occasions. Lake George Weddings, private parties and special events are also welcome, with lovely Adirondack lodge-style vacation rentals on Lake George available for you and all of your guests! The Boathouse Restaurant will delight your senses. Your table is waiting!
Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner and we were very happy with it overall. We went on a Sunday evening. Live music was playing. We were seated downstairs on the lower deck, there is a glass wall surrounding it so you have full view of Lake George and all the boats coming and going. Appetizers were very good. The Dutch pretzils with cheese was a favorite as well as the steamers. The frozen drinks were awesome. About 11$ each but were the best our whole trip. Lobster Mac n Cheese was good but a little oily. My husband had the Filet Mignon it was a little over cooked but flavor was delish! Over all very satisfied. We also had a very nice server!

Thank Bbar2175
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Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2014

If you're happy, we're happy! We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share your story with us here on Tripadvisor. From the relaxing music to the tasty Dutch Pretzels, we're happy to hear you and your husband enjoyed a relaxing meal with us. Next time you're in Lake George, please keep us in mind! You've always got a spot at our table.

Take care,
The Boathouse Team

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Reviewed July 6, 2014

Baked stuffed sole, Lobster mac and cheese, and amazing filet! Whether you're craving surf and turf or pasta, there's something for everyone. Even my picky boys. We were there over the 4th of July multiple times and the food and the service are very consistent. Its busy, but completely worth the wait! Just grad a beverage, let your kids play on the beach while you wait, and soak in the view.

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Thank Momof3boyzz
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Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2014

What rewarding feedback! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us here on TripAdvisor. From the stuffed sole to the amazing filet -- we're happy to hear you enjoyed a lovely meal with us! Next time you're craving surf and turf or pasta, come on over. Our door's always open.

Cheers,
The Boathouse Team

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Reviewed July 5, 2014

The bar has a fantastic view of Lake George and below that seating for dining with the same view at water level.
Boaters arrive and are greeted by a friendly staff to assist in tying their boats to the dock and seated.

My girlfriend and I walked down from our lodge for lunch, the food is excellent and portions are perfect. Everything was prepared perfectly. The food was delicious and they are very accommodating to your food needs. The burger and fries were very good and the shrimp cocktail was cooked and chilled perfectly, my girlfriend loved her grilled chicken salad

It is on a steep hill but there is handicapped parking close to the restaurant and a "shuttle golf cart" to get you from the parking lot closer to the entrance. Its so worth the trip and a few stairs!

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Thank CT-Foodie60
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Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2014

Hearing this glowing feedback is more rewarding than you know! Thank you for taking the time to share such a detailed review for us here on Tripadvisor. It was a delight serving you and your girlfriend, and we will be sure to share your many compliments with the rest of the team. Next time you're in town -- come on over! You've always got a spot at our table.

Cheers,
The Boathouse Team

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Reviewed July 3, 2014

Food was good, not great but the scenery was terrific. It's very difficult to walk to the restaurant which is located down a steep hill. I had to carry my daughter in her stroller down at least a dozen steps to get into the restaurant. My father-in-law who has difficulty walking had a tough time getting into the restaurant. Excellent spot on the lake and the place is very clean.

Thank Alecaliza07
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Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here on Tripadvisor. We're happy to hear you appreciated our views. That said, we're eager to know what would've made your meal extraordinary. It's our goal to continuously improve in order to better serve our guests, so any additional insight would be much appreciated. We always want our guests truly enjoy all the elements of the Boathouse experience; we will take this feedback and become our best.

Kindly,
The Boathouse Team

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Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Let me start by saying that the location is amazing. The Decore is inviting and cozy. I did not particularly enjoy the shrimp and scampy plate I selected. A good place to have a drink and a burger but stay away from the seafood stuff. A bit overpriced.

Thank Fadi H
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Fred V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2014

We always appreciate honesty, so thank you for taking the time to reach out, Fadi. While we're happy you enjoyed our great location and inviting decor, we're disappointed our shrimp scampi missed the mark. That's certainly not the impression we wish to leave on our valued guests!

The last thing we want is our guests to leave unsatisfied, so I sincerely apologize that we missed the opportunity to improve your experience before you left. Hopefully on your next visit, we can provide you with the 5-star experience you deserve.

Kindly,
The Boathouse Team

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