In Smith Mountain Lake, the culinary scene is flavorful, varied, and paired with a stunning view. Arrive by boat or car to many of these fabulous and famous Smith Mountain Lake restaurants. Many of these fantastic local eateries are Smith Mountain Lake restaurants on the water; some are seasonal, and some offer historic value with your meal. You can dine out in style, grab an order of take-out, or just relax while looking out over the water and listening to the music. Welcome to the lake, where there’s something for everyone. Learn more about dining in Smith Mountain Lake below!
Vibrant Local Flavors for You to Try at the restaurants near Smith Mountain Lake
If you’re looking for a place to eat after a day spent boating on the lake, Smith Mountain Lake restaurants on the water with delicious foods and boat-parking options such as Heath’s Waterfront Grill, King’s Point Pub, The Landing Restaurant, and Waller’s Bar and Grill would make excellent choices for their classic American fare and lovely lakefront views. These restaurants are open seasonally, with Heath’s and King’s Point Pub located in Huddleston and Waller’s and the Landing located in Moneta.
Other seasonal restaurants like La Trattoria Italian Restaurant, Blackwater Café, and Mexico Viejo Bar and Cantina also provide a range of flavors to choose from. Year-round Smith Mountain Lake restaurants you can enjoy in the area by car include El Torito Del Lago, Jonathan’s, and Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Grill.
In the nearby town of Bedford, Peaks of Otter and Liberty Station provide year-round dining. Peaks of Otter serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Jefferson National Park, making it an ideal stop for a hearty meal after visiting the park, the National D-Day Memorial, Abbot Lake, or the shops in Bedford. Liberty Station serves lunch and dinner inside of a restored historic railroad station from 1920. The restaurant is also famous for their cheesecakes.
If you happen to be visiting the incredible Booker T. Washington National Monument, you may want to pick up a special treat from Homestead Creamery, a year-round purveyor of freshly-made ice cream, milk, and cheese.
Finally, if you plan on enjoying Bridgewater Plaza’s wonderful boutiques, on-site mini golf and arcade, or sports like boating and wakeboarding at the attached Bridgewater Marina, restaurants like Moosie’s, Pizza Pub, and Mango’s Bar and Grill will satiate your hunger.
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