We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Lake View Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Peaks of Otter Lodge, 85554 Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA 24523
+1 540-586-1081
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 33: English reviews
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Service, view and music were great. Food was OK. Prices were very reasonable. This is a huge open space with massively high ceiling. Well decorated and huge windows overlooking the lake.

Thank masspropers
Charlottesville, Virginia
Level Contributor
95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our Friday night supper was a "fish buffet." It was home cooking and just plain good. We were entertained by a couple who played and sang some songs I was raised on, in the hills of West Virginia. Even "city folk" would be amused and delighted. Fun evening.

Thank italywithamare
Virginia Beach
Level Contributor
67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great restaurant right there at the lodge. The views are great and the service was good. The folks are very friendly. Also most like you are staying in their home.

Thank Eddie A
Havertown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2016

For dinner, I had the New York strip steak while my wife had the grilled chicken Caesar salad. the steak was cooked as ordered and delicious.For desert i had apple pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream while my wife had cheese cake. The next morning, I had an omelet and my wife had a fresh fruit plate. Food... More 

Thank TreeFarmer3
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Dirty windows and limited menu make this no more than average. For those who have come here for years, we can see the difference.

Thank 96lindseyb
Yorktown, Virginia
Level Contributor
50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We ate here a couple of nights, the food is average and smaller portions. I had the bread pudding for dessert, was not at all good. The alcohol was over powering and the bread that was used was very strong.

Thank KellysTravels
Floyd, Virginia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Excellent view of the mountains and lake. Staff was helpful and very nice. Room clean and balcony gave the opportunity to enjoy the view of mountain and lake.

Thank kspence2016
Seymour, Tennessee
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The restaurant is nicely appointed and has a great lake view. The food came out cold and then took a very long time. The salad bar had no lettuce and that was over a 10 min wait. We ordered wine and that took forever, as our server was not old enough to serve and we had to wait for the... More 

Thank Kimberly H
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Mediocre food and quite slow service offset by a very friendly staff. It's ok if you are staying at The Peaks and don't want to drive somewhere, but not much to write home about.

Thank Libertarian4Life
Selden, New York
Level Contributor
136 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were staying at Peaks Of Otter Lodge. Great getaway on the Blue Ridge Parkway. We ate dinner here and it was good. My wife got the meatloaf and it was good and came with mashed potatoes. I got the fried chicken and it was very good. I know a bit about fried chicken and it was very good! Service... More 

Thank Coffeebiker

Travellers who viewed Lake View Restaurant also viewed


Been to Lake View Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peaks of Otter Lodge, 85554 Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA 24523
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 540-586-1081

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lake View Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?