Where to Eat & DrinkRestaurants
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.
Come on out if you want to spend time with good friends and enjoy a good drink. Folks love the private outdoor space, too.
Buckeye Lake Margaritas is a Mexican restaurant in the village of Buckeye Lake. The restaurant and bar is open Sunday-Monday, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy authentic Mexican food and delicious drinks just minutes from the lake!
Summer 2023: Find their food truck at Thornville Hardware Wednesdays through Fridays, starting at noon.
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.
Group tours are welcome. This location is perfect for parties, weddings, and special events. Impress your guests when you host your rehearsal dinner, wedding, and reception and on the shores of beautiful Buckeye Lake!
Summer 2023 hours:
11:30am – 8:00pm | Monday-Wednesday
11:30am – 9:00pm | Thursday
11:30am – 10:00pm | Friday
10:30am – 10:00pm | Saturday
10:30am – 8:00pm | Sunday
Brunch will now be available every Sunday from 11:30am-3pm.
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.
Clay’s Cafe is a restaurant in Hebron, Ohio that offers a variety of classic American foods like pizza, subs, burgers, salads, and more. The restaurant also offers an extensive menu of ice cream flavors and treats. Designed like a classic diner, you won’t want to miss out on this local favorite in Hebron.
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!
Dilligaf Paradise is located on the south side of Buckeye Lake, featuring live music, fresh hot food off the grill, and ice-cold beer! Enjoy live music during the summer months on the patio.
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 & Cafe is just what you’re looking for. Start the day with their new breakfast menu including breakfast pizzas, breakfast quesadillas, breakfast wraps, muffins, coffees, lattes, smoothies, and more, or grab a tasty pizza, wings, subs, desserts, their famous Italian foldovers, and all your favorites for lunch and dinner! 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!
Order online, sign-up for their rewards program, and join their mailing list highlighting upcoming events, promotions, and more!
Hereinafter is a cocktail tavern with a mission to democratize great cocktails in a stylish, tavern setting. Serving classic cocktails alongside food, wine, and beer, Hereinafter intends to create a sacred ground where guests can bond with neighbors over great food and drink.
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.
Looking for the perfect spot to enjoy some awesome food during your visit to Buckeye Lake? Head on over to LakeBound 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!
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.
Mill Dam Corner Grille is the spot to be in Licking County. Mill Dam Corner Grille offers an array of delicious food, specials and drinks. You will find entertainment and special events regularly.
Offering breakfast and dinner, Nana’s & Papa’s is a locally-owned, family restaurant with delicious homecooked food you won’t want to miss!
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 fun and good food! They have live music, delicious food, and a full bar, all located right on the water of Buckeye Lake. Now open year-round!
Pappy D’s 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.
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.
Fresh Deli Meats & Cheese cut to order. Dine in or carry out. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner served.
The Blue Heron Kitchen & Pub restaurant is an American Restaurant in Buckeye Lake Village. Grab a bite or a relaxing drink at this new locally-owned restaurant!
“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).
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.
Coming to Buckeye Lake in June 2023! Buckeye Lake’s latest and greatest lakeside pub. Come relax by the water with a cold drink & help yourself to some dinner from one of our tasty food trucks. Visit the website for the live music schedule!
Weidner’s Corner is a pub, grill, and drive-thru featuring great home style cooking and delicious breakfast served all day.