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Bass Lake Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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426 South St, Bass Lake & Inn, Chardon, OH 44024-1448
+1 440-285-3100
11:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best dinners we've had out. Everything (from the cocktails to the salad to the soup to the small plates, dinners and dessert) was simply delicious. We do not live near here but whenever we're in the area we will definitely stop for another wonderful meal!!!

Thank Becky H
DuBois, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for a couple days of R&R. We stayed at the Inn, which was a pleasant experience. Our package included dinner at the tavern. On the first night my wife ordered a pulled pork dish. She was not impressed, but it went from mediocre to mess when she discovered a plastic pick in her food. You know,... More 

Thank Chuck J
Chardon, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Every time I eat at Bass Lake, I wonder why we don't go there more often. They have a unique menu, friendly service and wonderful food. The only complaint would be the price point. I treated a friend to lunch for her birthday, and the tab was $40. And we didn't even have a cocktail, so that's a little steep... More 

Thank cstoneyoga
Novelty, Ohio
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43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have always been very happy dining at Bass Lake Tavern, but when I went there last Sunday with my wife and another couple for brunch, I was kind of stunned and disappointed. The service was fine and cordial, the outdoor seating on the pretty patio was lovely on a late-summer day, and the overall experience was pleasant. But the... More 

Thank Will C
Cleveland, Ohio
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! Mom's is the word. The Fish Tacos here at Bass Lake Tavern are awesome. They are literally the best I've eaten. The vegetables are super fresh and crisp and they serve it with thee best mango salsa with cilantro. Ummm, uuuum good. The fish was grilled and seasoned to perfection. We do had the crab cakes that were just... More 

Thank Coupondiva1205
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121 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Went there for dinner this evening. My gf had the Top Sirloin steak w/baked potato ($28) and I had the perch ($21). The potato was huge and very delicious. Steak was slightly over done. The manager had them cook her an entire new meal and took the meal off the bill. I was impressed. Not many places would do that.... More 

Thank Lezleefeetsgoddess
Chardon, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a very good restaurant in a small town with few finer dining restaurants. They focus on quality not quantity so it's not over abundance of food. Excellent desserts! Numerous wine selections. Lovely patio!

Thank KellyMB71
Charlottesville, VA
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice meal (perch!) seated outside on the patio. Very pretty setting. Our server Lynn couldn't have been nicer. She found a place for us on a busy night, and when the thunder threatened rain, she quickly moved some tables to get us under the tent. No rain thankfully, but a few mosquitoes showed up. Lynn was... More 

Thank Oceantics
Crestwood, Kentucky
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I was traveling on business and had the opportunity to bring my wife along. We had a very good dinner here. She had the Salmon small plate and I had the perch. Both were very good. I had the toll house cookie pie for desert. Excellent!

Thank Mark J
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Beautiful venue...not much of a luncheon choice...Portabella mushroom sandwich very dry and tasteless, with bland humus as the dressing. Ho-Hum soup choice. This restaurant was much better a few years ago. Not worth the money.

Thank PattyAnnCleveland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 South St, Bass Lake & Inn, Chardon, OH 44024-1448
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Chardon
  • Phone Number: +1 440-285-3100

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