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“If you like microwaved biscuits than this is your place”
Review of Boathouse

Boathouse
Ranked #10 of 27 Restaurants in Snowshoe
Cuisines: American
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traveler101
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“If you like microwaved biscuits than this is your place”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Both expensive and terrible. We had breakfast biscuits that were microwaved and made from cheap ingredients.

  • Visited February 2013
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Roanoke, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Go Inside, Get Warm and Empty Your Wallet”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

If you find yourself at the bottom of the mountain and are in need of food or drinks, the Boathouse is a nice place for a break. The Boathouse is a small restaurant located on Shavers Lake beside the Ballhooter Lift. The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating with bathrooms. During lunch hours, the restaurant is packed with people and it is sometimes hard to find a seat with most people opting to sit inside to stay warm. The restaurant offers hamburgers, sandwiches, chicken fingers, fries, soup, waffles, hot chocolate, sodas, alcohol and other items. The food and drinks are rather expensive for the quality; it is equivalent to eating at an amusement park. You pay for the convenience. For 2 chicken finger baskets with seasoned waffle fries and one drink it is over $25. The chicken fingers are okay. They are hot and because so many people order them, they seem to always be fresh. The waffle fries are overly fried, have bad seasoning and not all that tasty. The best part about the restaurant is being able to come inside and defrost. Even if the food is not all that great, it is warm. On warmer days or if you are on a budget, I would recommend packing a sandwich and sitting outside instead.

  • Visited February 2013
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Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“food grossly overpriced and tasted terrible.”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

We spent $50 fo lunch for 4 people, two of which were children. I ordered wha was advertised as a deli sandwich and it was a prepackaged sandwich that was soggy and the meat tasted old. for $10 a sandwich that was maddening. We felt like they totally took advantage of the fact they are one of the only options for food while skiing. We won't go back.

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Windermere, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great little spot”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a great spot at the bottom of the runs. Nice picnic tables outside for everyone to gather for a hot chocolate or a beer before making another run. They also serve food. Awesome views and pics from the deck.

  • Visited January 2013
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ohio
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Neat lakefront location”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

Great spot to grab a bite to eat and a beer while skiing. Located at the base of the mountain next to one of the lifts this lakefront pub offers grilled sandwiches, pop and beer as well as a scenic deck on the lake to consume said products. Less expensive and less crowded than the top of the mountain.

Visited January 2013
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