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The Boathouse Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
3799 E Hayden Lake Rd, Hayden, ID 83835-8022
+1 208-772-5057
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (4 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3799 E Hayden Lake Rd, Hayden, ID 83835-8022
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We visited in August with friends that live right near the restaurant. After a fun day on their boat, this was a wonderful stop! Great service and food. Our friends said it is under new management, and that the new manager is doing a super...More

Thank Toronto T
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We went for a girls night out. The deck dining was lovely looking out at the lake and enjoying the great food and wonderful service. Our waitress was very helpful and after dinner left us to visit and enjoy the view with just enough checking...More

Thank quietraveler
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The food was typical pub grub, the lake view is excellent, but we were totally turned off by being charged for an iced tea refill. We were not told there would be a charge and only knew about it when the bill came. I'm not...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The staff and service here is fantastic. We rocked up without a reservation and they went out of their way to accommodate us. The food was delicious and the menu had something to cater for everyone's taste. Rachell our waitress catered to our every need...More

Thank RayJenW
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Love coming here, can't beat the lake views and good food. Manager Gabe is always friendly and making sure your visit is great.

Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been here in many years. I think the restaurant has expanded significantly. Used to be a cute, sleepy little gem. It's now busy and I felt like we were being hustled out even though it was mid afternoon on a Sunday. Food is...More

Thank vegascarroll
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I love marina cafes. The Boathouse is right on the water, and with the nice weather we were on the deck for lunch right over the water. The wait staff was very attentive, the chicken sandwich and house salad were both great. I have no...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Boathouse Restaurant was a great place to eat with plenty of choices of salads, sandwiches and etc. The food was very good especially the fish tacos. We had a great view of the lake and it was a very pleasant dining experience with good...More

Thank Rayburn9
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A very pleasant place to sit on the lake and enjoy a cocktail. This is the only restaurant on Hayden Lake. The food is good but I would not call it fine dinning. Mostly flatbread pizzas hamburgers and salads.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Great location but they clearly have some sort of problem. After 30 minutes of not being served and some confusion over who was our server we left. Observing others having the same issue. Inexperienced help or simple mismanagement? Do not know but we shall not...More

1  Thank LarryandMaureen
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22 October 2016|
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Response from lkom78 | Reviewed this property |
The Boathouse is closed for the season, with the exception of private events.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3799 E Hayden Lake Rd, Hayden, ID 83835-8022
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Hayden
  • Phone Number: +1 208-772-5057
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