How about lakeside dining?

After you’re finished boutique shopping, swimming at the beach, or summiting a local mountain, you’re going to need to eat! Bolton Landing on Lake George has restaurants offering quick snacks or full sit-down dinners. Some of these restaurants are located directly overlooking Lake George, ensuring your meal will be the most beautiful experience you’ve had in a long time.

The Algonquin Restaurant, just outside the business district of Bolton Landing, has unheralded views of Huddle Bay and Sweetbriar Island. From a stool at the bar, customers stare at a lone island against a backdrop of distant mountains. Boaters can tie up at the Algonquin’s many dock spaces and enjoy a meal in the dining room, at the bar, or at one of many tables on their covered or uncovered decks. Their specialties include the Sweet Baby Ray Burger, the Hens and Chickens sandwich, and the Greek shrimp pasta dish.

The Tavern at Blue Water Manor sits atop a towering precipice overlooking Basin Bay. Guests can sit at the bar with gorgeous views of Buck Mountain, or sit on the outside portion of the bar, allowing the sun to warm their backs as they eat and drink. Blue Water Manor is another waterfront restaurant that allows boaters to dock and dine. Seating is abundant, with guests sitting inside amid a cavernous stone fireplace, or on one of several outdoor decks. Specialties at Blue Water Manor include nachos, Cajun chicken alfredo, and the Buffalo chicken wrap.

Waters’ Edge Lakeside Deli is perched in the bustling no-wake zone next to the Sagamore bridge in Bolton Landing on Lake George. This deli and cafe serves subs, sandwiches, breakfast, and more to visitors to Bolton Landing all summer long. The dock dogs with meat sauce and onions, the deviled eggs, and the breakfast sandwiches are favorite menu choices from Waters’ Edge. The best place to enjoy your breakfast sandwich, turkey sub, or dock dogs is at a picnic table from the top of their boathouse.

The Boathouse is a waterfront gem just outside of Lake George Village. Their covered outdoor bar is a lively meeting spot throughout the summer, with drinks constantly flowing to the tunes of local musicians. Boats stream in and out of their docks in search of lunch, dinner, or a cocktail. Both couples and large parties can find seating at the indoor dining room or just off the water on The Boathouse’s outdoor porch. Specialties at the Boathouse include the baked stuffed sole, the chicken parmigiana, and the penne ala vodka.


The Pavilion is one of the Sagamore Resorts beautiful on-property restaurants. Guests are treated to the stunning deep greens of Dome Island and the Narrows island chain. The Sagamore Resort is renowned for excellent service, and the Pavillion is no exception. Specialties at the Pavilion include the fresh catch of the day, their rice bowls, and the seafood linguini.

Will you be dining at a waterfront restaurant in Bolton Landing this summer?