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The Boathouse Bar and BBQ

2685 Lakeshore Blvd, Nice, CA
+1 707-274-1100
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“live music” (6 reviews)
“great food” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2685 Lakeshore Blvd, Nice, CA
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We waited patiently for an hour and 45 minutes, at which time we learned they had not even started to prepare our food for four people. The restaurant was not even very busy on this week day evening. We left and went elsewhere. We were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sueklem
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

This place could a real hidden gem. It’s off the main road and right on the lake. It obviously a locals kind of place, which is not a bad thing. The menu looked great. But the food was just ok. They had a local band...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Chris-Scherfel
Reviewed July 14, 2018

This restaurant is off the main road through town and we found it because of a sign for food. It was busy when we arrived, but service was good, and the menu had many choices. The french dip sandwich was excellent, and huge. My husband...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jrbeck
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We were staying at the Featherbed Railroad B&B, which is a short walk from the restaurant and was recommended by our hosts. Although I'd seen reviews talking about the slow service, we didn't have any problems. Instead, we had an engaging server who went out...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank kgwyn77
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

The food was good and service was very good. We were the only ones in the dining room. The very large bar area (viewable from the dining area) seemed to be all locals who knew each other...

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Susan G
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Avoid at all costs!!!! If I could give this place 0 stars, I would. Left after almost 2 hours and no food, had to get my own drinks, place is a joke.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Featherbed B&B and it was an easy walk to the Boathouse. We were pretty much ignored by most of the staff. Three parties that came after us were all eating while we waited for our Oder. The flies were very...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Tavishboo
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

We went because it was recommended by our B and B and they warned us service was slow.. If slow service was the only problem it would have been ok but on top of being painfully slow the entire service team was downright rude. The...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank LauraBucho
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We stayed in Nice for 3 nights and came here several times. They have a garden & decking overlooking the lake.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank davidgrenfell
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Casual dining with a great waterfront view! Our server was friendly and professional giving us tips on places of interest.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Sharon G
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Karen A
June 4, 2016|
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Response from Savita L | Reviewed this property |
Price is very reasonable. Money's worth. Yummy food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2685 Lakeshore Blvd, Nice, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake County  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +1 707-274-1100
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