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Beach House

2301 E Lake Shore Dr, On Lake Decatur, Decatur, IL 62521
+1 217-422-7202
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (18 reviews)
“filet” (14 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2301 E Lake Shore Dr, On Lake Decatur, Decatur, IL 62521
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first impressions were not good, as the host was very rude. Besides the view, there is nothing special about this place. The food was average at best. The Mac n cheese was below average for as much emphasis put into it. Our server was...More

Thank jtsq2
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We joined another couple at the Beach house to have dinner. I had Chilean sea bass, my wife had Boston cod. The couple we were with She had beef tips with Marsala fettuccine and He had a ribeye steak. The steak was a little tough...More

Thank Dick B
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We dropped in about an hour before closing on Friday, 1/26/18 . Our waiter was Paula. She was very attentive, checked back continually to ensure we had everything we needed. The service was prompt and effective. The food was very good. I had an oyster...More

Thank I1851YEpaull
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went here without reservations with a party of six, and although it was almost full, we were seated at a lovely waterside table (indoors!) - round table. So nice. Menu has a lot of interesting options. At our table the following were ordered: a salad...More

Thank Lisamarch
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Business travel dinner - used TripAdvisor reviews and this place was spot on. I had the 5oz Filet with Garlic potatoes and asparagus. The steak did not get cook to my liking (twice) however they comp. my meal for the issue. My colleagues had the...More

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Beach House has become a favorite because of the wonderful location on the lake that makes the excellent menu even more appealing. Seafood is amazing, but there is no shortage of other great menu choices paired with wonderful drink optons.

Thank pitch9mdk
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Just had dinner there. Was so delicious and excellent service. Had a filet and green beans. Best steak I’ve had in a long time and the green beans were amazing. Others in party also steaks and everyone was very happy with their meal. Look forward...More

Thank No N
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful night for dinner on the lake. Between the four of us we had calamari, two salads, cod, two chicken and shrimp specials and a ribeye. Everything was great and the outdoor atmosphere was delightful. They did great tonight

Thank Deggto
Reviewed 19 September 2017

During the Millikin U. Family weekend (Sept. 15-17), my wife, Freshman daughter and I enjoyed a wonderful early evening dinner at the Beach House. (We did make advance reservations about 5 days in advance... highly recommended for your preferred seating time.) We didn't choose the...More

Thank D. M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Good selection, great taste, i thought the selections were a little pricey. The bartenders know their trade and serve up an excellent cocktail.

Thank fredr116
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Questions & Answers
19 October 2016|
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Response from ps0wens | Reviewed this property |
There is a private room that will hold about 80 people, I am not sure about a banquet menu, thanks
Gregory S
27 January 2015|
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Response from gramm2007 | Reviewed this property |
This great restaurant host many weddings... to people that have been out from a day at the lake. Sometimes its nice to dress up and go out. By all means feel free to dress as you want and be sure to enjoy the great food and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 E Lake Shore Dr, On Lake Decatur, Decatur, IL 62521
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-422-7202
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