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“not nearly as special as its surroundings”

Peaks of Otter Lodge Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 58 Restaurants in Bedford
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: As old as the hills . . . The Peaks of Otter have drawn settlers and travelers to the region for more than 8,000 years. The community whose vestiges remain to be explored today had its beginning in 1766 when Thomas Wood arrived from Pennsylvania.The wife of one of Wood’s descendants would open her home as the area’s first lodging for travelers in 1834. By the late 1800s, Peaks of Otter would be home to some 20 families, a school, a church, and a resort hotel. In the mid 1900s, the location was selected for special attention as the National Parks Service developed recreation and service areas along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Abbott Lake was constructed and the Peaks of Otter Lodge opened in 1964.Today, we invite you to be part of the future of this storied natural and cultural destination as it continues to attract visitors and travelers in the 21st century.
Fort Myers, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“not nearly as special as its surroundings”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

nothing to rave about here. a buffet with so-so food, ok service...was really looking forward to this place based on reviews and was disappointed.

  • Visited September 2012
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Boone, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good ol' southern comfort food”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

If you are looking for good ol' southern comfort food with impeccable service, then this is the place for you. The view is phenomenal and the service was excellent... oh and on top of that the food tasted great too!

Visited August 2012
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Barneveld, New York
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

This is very convenient to eat while staying in the Peaks of Otter Lodge. Food is very good and you get a good amount. We ate supper and breakfast here and they were both very good. We have had meals here on several different times and all were good.

  • Visited November 2012
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Portsmouth, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very good breakfast”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

We stayed at the Lodge so decided to have breakfast there each morning. My son LOVES food and he said the biscuits were the best he has ever had! Also the pancakes were excellent, crispy edges and not mushy in the middle! And top on my mom & my list is coffee and theirs was some of the best! Our waiter/waitress was very personable and friendly. (hey Kendall!) Great food & people!

Visited November 2012
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VA
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Hope someone/group is able to save this landmark!”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

The Peaks lodge and restaurant are so special for so many reasons! The food and service are always good. The views of the lake and the Peaks of Otter are amazing and worth the trip.

Visited June 2012
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