Where to Eat & DrinkPubs/Bars

Winterfest Special: Enjoy a special Winterfest menu, including a Winterfest survival lunch bag,  and a Benny cup drink special. Matt Sincell will perform from 12 to 3 p.m.; then, enjoy a DJ from 5 to 10 p.m.

Open from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.

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.

Winterfest Special: All-day drink specials, great food, and live music! The Horns, Fins, and Feathers food truck will be serving up amazing breakfast and brunch food from 6:30 a.m. to noon. Live music will feature David Spires playing 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Eric Solomon playing 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Tim Owings playing 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., and Big Bad Stache playing 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

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.

Winterfest Specials: Enjoy canned beer for only $1.50 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Open at 10 a.m.

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

3240 Walnut Rd, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

Winterfest Specials: Enjoy a breakfast buffet from 8 to 11 a.m., then a hot dog bar from 12 to 5 p.m. Additionally, enjoy drink specials from 7 to 11 p.m., and celebrate with a live DJ!

Open to the public.

At the Fraternal Order Of Eagles 2801, meet new friends and get involved in groups that care and make a difference in a carefree and stress-free atmosphere. Enjoy good food and great company!

Winterfest Special: Enjoy a hickory-smoked pulled pork sandwich with beer battered fries and two specialty drinks, The Vax and Shark Water. Bryan Lewis will be playing live music from 12 – 4 p.m.

Open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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

Opening Soon!

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!

6811 National Rd SE, Jacksontown, OH 43030

Winterfest Specials: Enjoy breakfast starting at 6 a.m. till 10 a.m. and a Bloody Mary bar all day. There will be a happy hour on domestic beer all day until 7 p.m. Additionally, enjoy 15″ pizza specials all day.

There will also be live music and corn hole (weather dependent).

Open from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.

When you’re really hungry and looking for some delicious American food, Crossroads Pub and Grub is the place to go. Discover their extensive menu in this fun, family-oriented restaurant and sports bar in Jacksontown, Ohio.

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

Winterfest Special: Enjoy mermaid drinks in Benny cups, Bloody Mary’s, and food specials. The patio will be open and there will be a DJ in between live music acts.

Open from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.

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.

Winterfest Special: Enjoy Hawaiian-inspired food, Hawaiian drinks with little umbrellas, and free leis. Benny cup specials will be only $7.

Heated tents will be around the outdoor, full-service bar. Live entertainment will include Randy Gleason (12 p.m.), Dandelion Killer (3 p.m.),  and Flu’z Acoustic (6 p.m.); then, warm up with hot beverages throughout the day, courtesy of Buckeye Lake Coffee Company.

Open from 10 a.m. to midnight.

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

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.

Winterfest Special: Enjoy a baked potato bar, shot specials, bucket beer, and drink specials. There will also be a DJ and karaoke. 

Open at 6 a.m.

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!

Winterfest Special: Lucky Lemonade in Benny Cups will be only $4. Also enjoy specialty shots and bucket specials. There will be live music (including a DJ starting at 6 p.m.), giveaways, and a special food menu.

Open from 8 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.

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.

Winterfest Special: Enjoy food and drink specials all day and an outdoor beer garden. Drew Allen Duo performs from 1-4 pm, Bryan Bragg & Shawn Avery perform from 6-9 pm.

Open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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!

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.

Winterfest Special: The Port will have BBQ including beef brisket, pulled pork, pulled chicken, mac ‘n cheese, baked beans, beer bread, salads, sundaes, and turkey legs and more.

Along with the BBQ, there will be free caricature drawings 12 – 4 p.m. and Woody ‘n Paws Wood Carvers, which will be carving all day with numerous displays for sale.

There will also be tents set up with Winterfest shirts, hats, etc. Get your Benny cups here while they last!

Open at 8 a.m.

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.

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.



Winterfest Special: Enjoy a kick-off party Friday night with Hillbilly Deluxe. Then, on Saturday, enjoy $5 Bloody Mary and mimosas along with Benny drink specials all day!

Adios Tacos food truck will be there, and a DJ will be there at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Open at 7 a.m.

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!

Winterfest Special: Breakfast and drink specials, as well as an open jukebox!

Open at 7:30 a.m.

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.

Winterfest Special: The festivities at Waterfront at Buckeye Lake will begin at 8 a.m. with breakfast from 8 – 11 a.m. and pizza from 11 a.m. – closing time. The Jack will be playing from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m and the Devin Henry Band will play from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Heated tents will be available outside to accommodate the large crowd and big groups.

Open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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

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

8010 Lancaster-Newark Road Northeast, Baltimore, Ohio 43105

Winterfest Specials: Enjoy a $4.95 biscuit and gravy special, $5 Bloody Mary and mimosas, a Benny Burger for $8.95, and Benny drink specials all day!

Open at 7 a.m.

Weidner’s Corner is a pub, grill, and drive-thru featuring great home style cooking and delicious breakfast served all day.