One of the best ways to experience lake life is by pulling up to a lakeside restaurants in your boat or car, or via Water Taxi, and enjoying a delicious meal at the water’s edge, or from a table overlooking the calm, clear waters of Keuka Lake. Experience some of the best views, an authentic lakeside atmosphere, and delicious food at one of our four excellent waterfront restaurants.
Each has their own seafood specialties, as well as other signature dishes, and a couple offer live music on weekends.
Located about halfway up the west side of the lake, this spot has awesome views of the bluff, a fun outdoor bar, and a large deck for waterfront dining, as well as more secluded indoor options if that’s more your style. Large portions and tasty food make The Waterfront a favorite among locals and tourists.
The Switzerland Inn
Conveniently located near three exceptional wineries on the east side of the lake, The Switz as it’s known to locals and lakers has a fun, casual vibe that carries over into unique food options as well as popular annual events like the Polar Bear Plunge. With exotic dishes featuring kangaroo, calamari and a variety of seafood selections, as well as traditional pub fare, The Switz is popular among families and friends, with something for every palate.
With years of experience turning heads in the Rochester food scene, the owners of Snug Harbor are dedicated to maintaining the historic charm of this landmark waterfront gem while establishing Snug as one of the premiere restaurants for an overall dining experience in the region. With indoor, deck, and lakeside dining options, a menu of classic dishes, local craft beers and wines, and a newly-remodeled third floor balcony suite with stunning views of the lake (suite available to rent), Snug keeps rising the bar on lakeside dining experiences.
With multiple outdoor and indoor seating options and delicious cuisine, this popular restaurant combines the best of tavern and lakeside experiences. With delicious tavern fare like their famous pig wings (succulent BBQ pork shanks), pasta dishes like Asian Noodle Bowl and Frutti de Mare (which are available gluten free), Duck Breast, Rack of Lamb, and house-butchered specials, as well as tasty seafood, salads, and appetizers, it’s easy to see why Lakeside is the go-to spot for locals and vacationers alike.