Restaurants and dining near Clear Lake in Lake County, California
While you're here you're definitely going to want to take in some of the dining opportunities in Lake County. We have all sorts of great restaurants and dining options.
For example, we have a couple who have recreated the original saloon that was on their property in the 1890s and have terrific blues bands that play there on Monday nights.
There's Chinese food, Thai food and quite a few places that just serve what you might have found on your mom's table, too.
In fact, right up the street is a quaint local joint that you can walk to with some good food as well as a full bar and a huge outdoor patio where bands fill the air with joy in summer.
While there are a huge variety of restaurants in Lake County, here are some hot tips on places to go based on the experience of our guests, and ourselves. There are more and we're happy to personalize our recommendations just for you.
Blue Wing Saloon
While the name may not be demonstrative of this, the Blue Wing Saloon is a beautiful place that is the re-creation of a vintage saloon on the property. There is warm vintage wood inside and the bar is carved from a tree that was on the property. They serve typical California cuisine in an upscale, but not stuffy atmosphere. There are blues bands on Mondays and a beautiful outdoor eating area as well.
Kelsey Creek Brewing Company
While not a restaurant, the Kelsey Creek Brewing Company invites you to bring food from any area restaurant to enjoy with their craft-brewed beers, which are outstanding. There are several good choices within walking distance or who deliver.
Old World Tavern
Owned by an Austrian, the Old World Tavern in Lakeport features European fare in a pub-style environment.
Saw Shop Gallery Bistro
The Saw Shop is probably the leader in farm-to-table fare in Lake County with an art house feel and a lot of good choices, from buffalo burgers to fish. Open Tuesday-Saturday.
TnTs on the Lake
Right on Clear Lake - terrific margaritas and a good variety of Mexican food. The blended margaritas are our favorite - made in an ice cream machine they are way too easy to drink.
Running Creek Casino is a new casino nearby and has the vision to really improve the whole casino experience. Their most obvious effort is the Wildfire Grill. With a beautiful setting and really good food at fair prices, they've succeeded in this quest. The best part is they have a separate entrance so you don't have to go through the casino if that's your choice, and they've managed to keep the smoking out of the restaurant so your nose will be as happy as your taste buds.
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