For travelers that are excited to make the most of outdoor fun, a vacation planned to Smith Mountain Lake is sure to please. This scenic locale in Virginia is a great place to enjoy everything from hiking and biking to time on the water or under the sun. Backed by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Smith Mountain Lake is an outdoor enthusiast’s oasis of adventure. While the activities to enjoy are vast, so are the options for savory dining during a stay. When you’re looking for those establishments that serve up savory choices with a view too, you’ll want to add these Smith Mountain restaurants with outdoor dining to your list of must-try stops in the area.
The Dam Grill
This flavorful Huddleston favorite is located at 6724 White House Rd and draws in a crowd looking for a casual and welcoming setting where they can enjoy mouthwatering selections when hunger strikes. The large patio at The Dam Grill is the perfect place to enjoy the fresh air with family and friends while digging into grilled shrimp skewers, Parkway Poppers, their delicious Moneta Meatballs, lobster mac and cheese, and tasty burgers. Customizable pizzas are a fan-favorite at The Dam Grill, and they also offer simple meals for kids like chicken strips and grilled cheese. Don’t forget to pair your plate with a refreshing handcrafted cocktail such as the Water Moccasin, made with whiskey, peach, sours and Sprite.
Portside Bar and Grill
Situated at 3619 Airport Road, Portside Bar and Grill in Moneta is a savory choice when you’re in the mood for chicken wings with a side of a fantastic view. Sweeping waterfront views are guests for the enjoying when they take a seat on the sprawling patio built on a dock. Service here is notoriously friendly and visitors are invited to order up everything from burgers and hot dogs to delicious Cuban sandwiches paired with colorful handcrafted cocktails. As an added bonus, this establishment’s prime location makes it a wonderful place to enjoy a meal while taking in a fantastic sunset while you’re in town.
Enjoy the Stay
When it’s time to unwind in Smith Mountain Lake, the team at Premier Vacation Rentals Smith Mountain Lake has the welcoming accommodations to match your level of fun. Contact us for more information on our many area properties designed to fit your every need as well as more Smith Mountain restaurants to enjoy during your stay!