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126 Cuscowilla Dr, Eatonton, GA 31024-2202
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We dined here on a Saturday night and the restaurant was about 3/4 full. We were immediately seated and our order was taken promptly. From there the experience went downhill. We had several members of the staff come by to check on us, but it took over 1 hour to get French onion soup and Caesar salads. Before we had... More 

Thank justme2Georgia
Eatonton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Went here with a group of friends: A great happy hour, the food and service was outstanding. Jeffery the manager welcome everyone. Our group was 25 and all different orders, everyone food arrived at the same time.

Thank 154Gene
Eatonton, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The Waterside has been a Lake Oconee favorite for many years. It was closed over a year ago. Now reopened with an expanded bar area, we were all excited. The menu is nice, the service getting on track but it still has one significant negative - the interior is all hard surfaces and the place is very noisy. Noisy to... More 

Thank Travelers31024
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We recently had lunch at the bar and loved th salads with shrimp add ons and the burgers were very good also.This is a great place to eat by the lake and pool and they serve up a nice variety of beers on tap!

Thank Carole D
Greensboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice lunch with great views of the lake. Salad was excellent, burger was very good. As always the Chef came out and ask if everything was to our liking. We viewed the new dinner menus and it looked great. Only been open a week but the crowds are back. Sorry Chef Schmidt is gone!

Thank crankycrawdad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is one of our favorite places to eat on Friday nights during warm weather. Live entertainment on Friday nights makes this a great place to enjoy dinner and a view of beautiful Lake Oconee.

Thank AG0724
Eatonton, Georgia
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

You get what you pay for at this upscale place. The lake view is magnificent, the tables offer great views yet give you the feeling of being catered exclusively to. The menu is somewhat limited, but you are bound to find something for your liking. This is a good place to have your "special occasion"with your partner.

Thank mikeirma
Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

We had a party of 12 with 7:30 reservations on veranda. Entrees arrived at 8:45. Two plates were delivered to wrong diner, which resulted in 1 being sent back. Another pasta entree did not arrive as described ( it contained shrimp and diner has allergy). So two diners had to watch everyone else eat and wait on new meals. Waiter... More 

Thank Nan S
Greensboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Dinner at Cuscowilla's Waterside Restaurant on Lake Oconee is a real treat. We arrived by boat, were greeted warmly by Chef de Cuisine Gerald Schmidt and Director Jennifer Graham. After a great salad, my guests enjoyed the Colossal Crabcake. This house specialty, more like a crab soufflé, should be ordered early before they run out. Best kept secret in the... More 

Thank ATLLegalEagle
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

A group of 6 of us went for dinner and were seated indoors. I was surprised at how extensive the menu was - lots of choice and a great variety in the types of food. My appetizer was the Vidalia Onion Soup which was excellent - I highly recommend it. Our waitress was friendly and quick and the atmosphere was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Cuscowilla Dr, Eatonton, GA 31024-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Eatonton

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?