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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews fish tacos burger fries pulled pork burrito kickin chicken tortillas nuggets cod salad torch lake watch the boats beautiful view boats coming by boat or car arcade games outdoor seating cold beer
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

If it is warm outside, the dock provides great views of Torch Lake. If it isn't warm outside, there is plenty of seating indoors. Take note of the bar - the center looks like a wood boat & the actual bar looks like the sides...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hola4876
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We have been to the Dockside by boat and by motorcycle. Both are nice ways to travel to this waterfront bar. You can sit inside or outside. I myself think there food is average for this type of restaurant. We had the deep fried pickles...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GetAway007
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Great place to have dinner when you are out on your boat on Torch Lake! We had our dog, so we ordered carryout and ate on our boat. The deck area looked inviting! The food was good!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stade1cm
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner late in the afternoon of a warm day. As a storm approached, the temperature dropped 20 degrees. We ate on the porch anyway because you can't beat the view of Torch lake. I got my usual pork burrito which is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 00vette48306
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Nothing like eating outside right on Torch Lake. Good burrito. You can put in your kayak right here.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank drgreenster1
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Local bar right on Torch Lake. Park your boat or car and enjoy a pub lunch or dinner. Families welcome. Get there early to find a shady spot on the deck or play arcade games inside. Good burgers, sandwiches, and salads. My favorite is the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sunrisenshine
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Stayed in Alden two nights and went to Dockside both nights. First night server was jayvee and the ideal server, friendly and efficient. We had the Cod basket as well as the pretzel bites and both were very good. Second night had the Cod again,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank chamois634
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for dinner and drinks. It is located on Torch Lake. Boaters can dock and walk up to restaurant. So much fun!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tam6016
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Always a great time here. Food service and the view are top notch. There is nothing like a great meal and drink as the boats go by.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dave W
Reviewed August 23, 2018

A group of 12 rented a pontoon boat from Dockside Marina. People at Dockside were very friendly and paperwork for rental was a 'breeze.' The boat was clean and well maintained. "Dock Hand" was very helpful and explained boat operations and what all was on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Response from 479natalyd | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have any. We were there 4th of July and didn't see anything. You just enjoy beautiful vew of the lake and watch boats come and go by. It is very good food and wonderful atmosphere over there. You will like... More
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