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Grand Rivers, Kentucky
Vacation Planning Guide

All In Great Taste

From burgers and steaks to pizza and seafood and everything between, “The Village Between The Lakes has something for every pallet. Enjoy any amazing dining experience over looking the lake or inside at some of the most beautiful and unique restaurants in the lakes area. One word of caution, don’t forget to save room for dessert. Grand Rivers has some of the best pies, cakes, speciality desserts and icecream in the world!

Casual

Delis, Pizzerias & Grilles

Sweets

Desserts & Ice Cream

Drinks

Taverns & Pubs

Fine Dining

Exquisite With Atmosphere

Casual Dining

W hile most all of the dining experiences in Grand Rivers embrace the “Lake Life” relaxed feeling, some of the restaurants that you find have a bit more “Casual” atmosphere.

“Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food. You can go a week without laughing.” Joss Whedon

Cabin Pizza

Cabin Pizza, located at the Northern Entrance of Land between the Lakes. 2040 J.H. O’Bryan Ave. Grand Rivers, KY. Family owned and operated, come see us!

Lite Side Cafe

Since 1994 we have been well known for providing great healthy breakfast, lunch, baked goods and picnics. Located off 453 at the North Entrance to LBL at 2063 Dover Rd. in Grand Rivers.

Nickell Landing

Quick, homemade meals in the heart of historical Grand Rivers, Kentucky! Located across from Grand Rivers Inn at 1940 J.H. O’Bryan Avenue. 

Village Market Cafe

Our 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 and Hunt Brothers Pizza.

Craig’s Dairy Dream

Craig’s Dairy Dream, a favorite to locals and visitors alike. Located at 1881 Jh O’bryan Ave., in Grand Rivers, Kentucky. Burgers, Ice Cream & More! We are seasonal March through October!!
Open at 11 am everyday!

T. Lawson’s Grill

“A Taste of History and Southern Hospitality.” T. Lawson’s, named after the founder of Grand Rivers, Thomas Lawson, serves a variety of Southern dishes with flare. Located at 1804 J H O’Bryan Ave.

T. Lawson’s Grill

Located at 1793 JH Obryan Ave. Grand Rivers, Kentucky, Hamburger Patti’s servers a variety of sandwiches and specialty items. Great Patti’s flavors in an outdoor atmosphere.  

Dockers

Dockers “Breakfast on the Bay” features wonderful eggs Benedict delights, a variety of omelets and scrambled egg dishes, along with Belgian waffles, delicious pancakes and your favorite breakfast dishes.

The Thirsty Turtle

We’re a tavern with a different vibe. Bring the whole family and enjoy an artisan pizza or a burger. At Green Turtle Bay Resort, 265 Nautica Drive, Grand Rivers, KY. When on the Green Turtle Bay property, at the 4 way stop round-about take Nautical drive, up the hill to the right.

Less Casual Dining

I n Grand Rivers you are not going to find restaurants that require you to wear a tie or formal attire to enter. You will find options for a more “formal” atmosphere to celebrate special occassions or enjoy a more “upscale” atmosphere and amazing cusine.

“Food is not just eating energy. It’s an experience.” – Guy Fieri

Commonwealth Yacht Club

Commonwealth Yacht Club or CYC as it is locally known, is both a dining facility and a club. The restaurant is open to CYC members and guests of Green Turtle Bay Resort with a temporary membership pass, given to guests at check-in. Located at 265 Green Turtle Bay Drive.

Patti’s 1880’s Settlement

Famous for our 2” thick Pork Chops, our Mile High Meringue Pie, Bill’s Boatsinker Pie, and our Flower Pot Bread! Founded in 1977 by Patti Tullar and still owned, managed and operated by Patti’s family. Located at 1793 JH Obryan Ave.,Grand Rivers, Kentucky.

T. Lawson’s Grill

“A Taste of History and Southern Hospitality.” T. Lawson’s, named after the founder of Grand Rivers, Thomas Lawson, serves a variety of Southern dishes with flare. Located at 1804 J H O’Bryan Ave.

Where To Enjoy A Drink

T here are no “Night Clubs” in The Village Between The Lakes per se. But, there are several places to enjoy an ice cold beer or glass of wine with your dinner, or to just enjoy a refreshing beverage.

“The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind.” – Humphrey Bogart

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern

We’re a tavern with a different vibe. Bring the whole family and enjoy an artisan pizza or a burger. At Green Turtle Bay Resort, 265 Nautica Drive, Grand Rivers, KY. When on the Green Turtle Bay property, at the 4 way stop round-about take Nautical drive, up the hill to the right.

T. Lawson’s Bar & Grill

“A Taste of History and Southern Hospitality.” T. Lawson’s, named after the founder of Grand Rivers, Thomas Lawson, serves a variety of Southern dishes with flare. Located at 1804 J H O’Bryan Ave.

Nickell Landing

Quick, homemade meals in the heart of historical Grand Rivers, Kentucky! Located across from Grand Rivers Inn at 1940 J.H. O’Bryan Avenue. 

Patti’s 1880’s Settlement

Famous for our 2” thick Pork Chops, our Mile High Meringue Pie, Bill’s Boatsinker Pie, and our Flower Pot Bread! Founded in 1977 by Patti Tullar and still owned, managed and operated by Patti’s family. Located at 1793 JH Obryan Ave.,Grand Rivers, Kentucky.

Commonwealth Yacht Club

Commonwealth Yacht Club or CYC as it is locally known, is both a dining facility and a club. The restaurant is open to CYC members and guests of Green Turtle Bay Resort with a temporary membership pass, given to guests at check-in. Located at 265 Green Turtle Bay Drive.

How Sweet It Is

T he best desserts, ice cream, pies and cakes can be found in Grand Rivers, Kentucky. If you can’t eat it here, take it with you but, whatever you do, Don’t Skip The Best Sweets In Kentucky!

Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart. – Erma Bombeck

Craig’s Dairy Dream

Craig’s Dairy Dream, a favorite to locals and visitors alike. Located at 1881 Jh O’bryan Ave., in Grand Rivers, Kentucky. Milk Shakes, Ice Cream & More! We are seasonal March through October!!
Open at 11 am everyday!

Patti’s Ice Cream

Patti’s Ice Cream and specialty treats! The most famous pies, like the Boatsinker and the sawdust, turned into amazing ice cream treats!

Village Market Cafe

Our Cafe has the best Old-Fashioned, Hand-Dipped Prairie Farms Ice Cream in town. Get a single or a double in your choice of cones or in a cup. 

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