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Looking for the best eats in Western Kentucky? Grand Rivers has something to please every palate. Home to the award-winning and nationally recognized Patti’s Settlement where you can conquer the famous 2″ pork chop. Grand Rivers offers a plethora of dining experiences from pizza and burgers, to steaks and seafood. The cafes, grills, and restaurants surround guests in unique atmospheres from lake-side dining to local historical memorabilia. Grand Rivers has something to suit the taste of everyone!  

Where To Eat

  • EFiner Dining
  • ECafés & Diners
  • EBars & Grills
  • EIce Cream & Sweets
  • EFamily Dining

Finer dining

Lake Barkley view Green Turtle Bay Condo

Patti’s 1880’s Settlement

Patti’s 1880’s Award-winning Restaurant is famous for its 2” thick pork chops, mile-high meringue pies, and flower pot bread. Patti’s 1880s Settlement includes unique gift shops in a recreated historical log cabin village, beautiful gardens, gazebos, a wedding chapel, private catering facilities, winding streams, miniature golf, and remote control boats. 

Lake Barkley view Green Turtle Bay Condo

The Commonwealth Yacht Club

Built on pilings over the harbor, the Commonwealth Yacht Club is the centerpiece of all that is unique at Green Turtle Bay Resort. Guests enjoy a rich and varied menu that is sure to please all the while overlooking Green Turtle Bay Resort Marina and its many moored yachts and sailboats. Dining at CYC is truly a Water-Way-of-Life experience.

Lake Barkley view Green Turtle Bay Condo
Lake Barkley view Green Turtle Bay Condo

T. Lawson’s Grill

T. Lawson’s Grill, owned and operated by Patti’s 1880s, is named after the founder of Grand Rivers, Thomas Lawson. T. Lawson’s offers a full-service bar and a variety of menu items from sandwiches to steaks. Decorated with local historical memorabilia and menu items named after members of the community, T. Lawson’s is a must-visit.

Cafes, Diners, & More

Lake Barkley view Green Turtle Bay Condo

Cabin Pizza

Located at the North Entrance of Land Between the Lakes in beautiful Grand Rivers, Kentucky, known as The Village Between the Rivers. Cabin Pizza is family-owned and operated and has quickly become a favorite eating place for locals and tourists alike. Serving pizza, calzones, sandwiches, & more.

Liteside Bakery Grand Rivers

Lite Side Cafe & Bakery

The Lite Side Bakery & Cafe is known for providing a great healthy breakfast, lunch, baked goods, and picnics. Exquisite in taste and presentation. You can count on a wonderful, “out of the ordinary” cafe experience. Dine inside the Garden Cafe, eat outside at one of our 7 patio tables, or let Lite Side Cafe pack a picnic for the road. 

Liteside Bakery Grand Rivers
Liteside Bakery Grand Rivers

Between The Lake Tap House

The Lakes Only Tap House. Offering 11 rotating craft draft beers and over 50 selections of domestic, imported, and craft caned and bottled beers. Feeling lucky? Try your hand at one of the many skilled games. Play one of The Tap House’s arcade games or challenge a friend to either ping pong or Foosball.

Village Market Deli

Village Market Cafe

The Village Market Cafe and Deli located in the Village Market is open daily and offers a variety of breakfast items, great burgers and fries, wings and fried chicken, and a wide assortment of hot and cold deli sandwiches. The Cafe also serves wonderful Hunt Brothers Pizza and will make it for you while you shop, or in season, deliver it to your marina or condo. 

Village Market Deli
Craigs Dairy Dream

Craig’s Dairy Dream

Craig’s Dairy Dream is a mom and pop’s ice cream and burger restaurant in Grand Rivers, KY.

Craig’s offers a variety of sandwiches, sides, and treats, and is locally famous for its burgers. Serving soft-serve ice cream, dipped cones, candy and treat-filled hurricanes, slush puppies, flavor blast cones and more.

Village Market Deli

The Grist Mill Cafe 

The Grist Mill Cafe, located at Patti’s Settlement, offers specialty coffees, desserts, snacks, and sandwiches. 

Enjoy a bite to eat in the beautiful setting of the settlement’s gardens.

Village Market Deli
Dockers Bayside Grill Grand Rivers

Dockers On the Bay

Eggs to order, delicious pancakes, zesty hash browns, hefty biscuits with homemade country gravy, and all the trimmings. Come back later for a delicious catfish basket, BLT, Docker’s dog, club, Reuben, salads, and more!

Overlook the harbor at Green Turtle Bay while enjoying breakfast or lunch.

Village Market Deli

The Thirst Turtle 

The “Turtle” as it is fondly known, located at Green Turtle Bay, features a full bar with good cold beer on tap, a casual menu, and a family backyard party atmosphere. The Turtle features live entertainment on weekends and feature fresh new bands from all across the region. Plenty of outdoor games like corn hole and giant checkers are fun for everyone. Offering a casual menu, indoor dining area, cool bar area, and outdoor pergola and picnic table dining.

Village Market Deli
Dockers Bayside Grill Grand Rivers

Hamburge Patti’s Ice Cream

Hamburger Patti’s Ice Cream shop, located at Patti’s Settlement, offers a variety of ice cream treats. Many of Patti’s famous pies and desserts have been combined with ice cream to create a new dessert all on its own. Traditional sundaes, and cones available too!

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