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Eat, drink & celebrate your way around the lake!

Beach House Pub is a real hot spot on Buckeye Lake! Enjoy the summer on their spacious patio where they offer live music and lots of fun. A variety of delicious food is available, and you’ll find great drink specials and Happy Hour offers. This bar and grill is open every day for your enjoyment.

Lake visitors can find it all right here! This fun tavern offers live entertainment and food trucks. But you’ll also discover that this is the spot to rent a bike or a kayak. Or cool off with an ice cream from Dips on the Lake. You can also come here to arrange for a boat dock rental or store your boat for the winter.

Come on out if you want to spend time with good friends and enjoy a good drink. Folks love the private outdoor space, too.

Local brewery with outdoor seating and a tap room serves draft beer, local wine, and bourbon.

Our beans are roasted locally by One Line Coffee in Heath, Ohio. We work with local suppliers to source ingredients for the freshest, highest quality brews. Stop in for a latte, cappuccino, drip coffee or tasty bites!

Note: Kitchen is temporarily closed, but food trucks are available onsite. 

Located on the southern banks of Buckeye Lake, Buckeye Lake Winery offers a full-service restaurant with outdoor and indoor seating and delicious food. They are committed to producing great wine by bringing the Napa Valley experience home and creating an atmosphere of relaxation.

 

New Fall Hours:

Closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

Thursday: 4-8 p.m.

Friday: 4-10 p.m.

Saturday: 12-10 p.m.

Sunday: 12-6 p.m.

This family-friendly pizza place features dough that is made fresh daily. The pub offers 15 beers on tap.

This casual kitchen is located inside the Buckeye Lake Brewery. They offer a constantly evolving made-from-scratch menu.

You’re sure to love something on their menu! Choose from a variety of traditional and specialty pizzas, subs, wings, and fresh salads – and definitely go for one of their must-try sides!

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There’s not a bad seat in the house. Watch the big game – and all the small ones, too – on one of their many screens. Sample all the goodies on their extensive menu. Be sure to visit at the beginning of the week for Mexican Monday, featuring special menu items and gigantic margaritas!

Bikers and boaters are always welcome here! Stop in for a cold one and watch the game with your friends.

Located within The Boatyard at Buckeye Lake, Dips on the Lake is a seasonal shop serving Johnson’s Ice Cream products on Buckeye Lake’s, North Bank.

Donatos is a family-owned pizza company famous for Edge to Edge® toppings on a crispy golden thin crust. Subs, salads, calzones, wings, and appetizers are other popular choices. And don’t forget dessert!

Locals love the large portions and great service. You’ll love the price and variety of Chinese and Asian dishes at this locally owned restaurant.

Are you ready to try one of Buckeye Lake’s best family-owned pizzerias? Firehouse Pizza is just what you’re looking for. Tasty pizza, wings, subs, and all your favorites are here. Come in and play some fun free games (foosball anyone?) while eating good food and drinking cold beer! Pickup, delivery, and dine-in options are available. Be sure to check out the terrific outdoor patio!

One of the newest gathering spots on Buckeye Lake serves up live music, a great outdoor tiki bar, good food, and all that the lake-life has to offer.

Where else can you find gourmet hot dogs? At Hometown Hot Dogs, you’ll find delicious homemade food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The variety of unique hot dogs will leave you satisfied. But you’ll find more than just hot dogs. Locals rave about their comfort food, especially soups, sandwiches, daily specials, and the best burgers around. Stop by and see why Hometown Hot Dogs are the best in town!

Stop by our cocktail bar to enjoy a broad selection of wines, craft brews, bourbons or request one of our talented bartenders to create a lively concoction for you! Once your drink is in hand, stroll out back and relax by the fire in an Adirondack chair

12474 Lancaster Street
Millersport, Ohio 43046

Millersport and the Buckeye Lake Region’s newest place for sweet treats.

Everyone will be happy here because this restaurant serves all your favorite foods. Delicious Mediterranean, classic American, and flavorful Mexican dishes are available, as well as salads, soups, and a special menu just for kids. Be sure to save room for dessert!

 

Hours:

Tuesday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday-Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Buckeye Lake

Do you need a ride, designated driver, airport shuttle, or shuttle service for a private event? Lake Area Transport Services offers a wide variety of transportation services in the Buckeye Lake area and surrounding communities. They offer easy payment options and fast, friendly service.

12404 Lancaster Street
Millersport, OH

Looking for the perfect spot to enjoy some awesome food during your visit to Buckeye Lake? Head on over to Johnston’s LakeHouse Pizza! You’ll find delicious pizza and calzones, as well as salads, subs, wings, and appetizers. Take out, dine-in, or lounge around on their terrific patio!

Lakeside Nutrition is a smoothie and juice bar. They simply want to give you a healthier choice in your meal decisions. They also offer complimentary workouts that are guaranteed to make you work up a sweat.

New hours, effective October 2021:

Monday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Thursday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Bring a big appetite and try the chicken, hot dogs, pizza, burgers, and Sloppy Joes! Be sure to save room for Hershey ice cream, soft serve, slushies, and shakes.

Lindsey’s offers smoked meats as platters and sandwiches, with family recipe sauces. Try one of their delicious homestyle sides with your meal. A kid-friendly menu and Party Packs to go are also available.

The Little Pizza House has been a staple of the Fairfield Beach area for over 50 years. This family owned spot features specialty pizzas, calzones, salads, and subs (OMG, the meatball sub!), as well as a variety of sides.

Louie’s Corner House was opened in 1976 by Buck and Sue Malott and is still family owned today. Come in for a great time with free wifi, a pool table, juke box, dance floor, large beer garden, low prices, and a great staff!

One of Thornville’s favorite spots is your go-to on game day! Watch with all your friends while you enjoy a cold drink and plenty of good food. Warm weather brings plenty of live music on the patio.

Located inside The Canal on Buckeye Lake restaurant in downtown Millersport. We will proudly serve coffee from local roaster, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea. Walk-in service, or you have the option to order ahead for free curbside pick-up using our app.

Formerly named the Jack Town Pub, this popular hangout is known for its friendly service and home cooked food. This family owned pub has undergone some renovations and found a new home on Buckeye Lake. Come on down to your new favorite spot!

Locally owned and operated coffee shop that serves locally roasted coffee and sweet treats. Enjoy their beautiful patio!

Everyone raves about this mom-and-pop place by Buckeye Lake. Locals recommend it for the great food at a great price. Be sure to check the daily specials!

Papa Boo’s is the lakeside place for summer fun. They have live music, delicious food, and a full bar, all located right on the water of Buckeye Lake. Open daily 11am – 9pm.

Since 1972 Pizza Cottage has strived, as always, to give you a relaxing, clean atmosphere with fast service and outstanding food.

Dock your boat and come on over for some delicious barbeque. (The side dishes are pretty tasty, too!) The spacious patio hosts live music all summer long. Hang out with your friends and neighbors along the shore of Buckeye Lake.

You’ve found the best pizza on the lake! Enjoy a great assortment of subs and sides, as well as tasty salads. Try the stromboli and other delicious Italian specialties. Yummy!

Fresh Deli Meats & Cheese cut to order. Dine in or carry out. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner served.

9225 Black Horse Rd
Somerset, Ohio 43783

Need a ride? Call The Barr Hopper– Buckeye Lake’s premier shuttle service! The shuttle runs on Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

The Barr Hopper can be called at 740-605-2114 and is cash-only. It is $5.00 per stop and $30.00 for the day. Extra charges will be applied for places not on the list. Participating stop locations and more information can be found on The Barr Hopper’s Facebook page. Reservations are not needed.

There is also an option to rent a shuttle. Call The Barr Hopper to ask about availability and pricing.

 

 

This cool sports bar offers great drink specials, along with plenty of live music and DJs, karaoke, and fun times on the patio. Come on out and meet your friends here for a fun evening!

“The Canal” has been known for their homemade breakfast for decades. Enjoy all your favorites every Wednesday- Sunday from 7am-12:30pm

At noon each day, the menu changes and Mexican Grill serves up all your favorite Mexican favorites.
Monday – Thursday 12-9pm, Friday 12-10 and Saturday 1-10pm and Sunday 2-8pm.

Boaters can float right up the canal and join their friends on the patio.

(This business is seasonal)

The Island House offers some of the finest food on Buckeye Lake. Downstairs at dock level is their casual bar and grill. Upstairs you will find a dining room with a spectacular view. Situated on Leib’s Island, they’re easy to find and have ample parking and slip space.

Lakefront sports bar with great food, cold beer & good times!

The Waterfront on Buckeye Lake will close for the season on December 1, 2021.

Take a relaxing drive east to experience the beautiful rolling hills of Perry County and enjoy a glass of wine. This wineyard offers a gorgeous location for a relaxing evening or special event.

2021 Winter Hours:

Thursday, 4 – 9 p.m.

Friday, 12 – 9 p.m.

Saturday, 12 – 9 p.m.

Sunday, 12 – 7 p.m.

Patio seating will be available for those interested, weather permitting.

Founded in 1930, Weldon Ice Cream Company specializes in Ice Cream and frozen desserts. Located in the Buckeye Lake Region in Millersport, Weldon’s has been a family destination for generations. Visitors and local residents have enjoyed the delicious homemade ice cream on the front porch overlooking Buckeye Lake.

Weldon’s Ice Cream Factory is closed for the season. They will reopen in March of 2022.

Fresh frozen custard made on site. In addition to our signature Flavor of the Week, we also churn our Vanilla and Chocolate throughout the day. Our many quality, fresh topping options lets you custom create your own unique flavor.