Due to staffing shortages, the Hotel Lakeside Dining room is closed for the season beginning August 16, 2021. Hot breakfast is still served to hotel guests from 7-10 a.m.

Since 1875, Hotel Lakeside Dining Room has been serving Lakeside families and guests. Built on the Lake Erie shoreline, the dining room offers diners amazing waterfront views and both indoor and outdoor seating. Inspired by the view and fresh, colorful flavors of summer, the dinner menu offers a wide selection of seafood, including Lake Erie Yellow Perch, steaks and poultry.

At check-in, Hotel Lakeside guests receive vouchers for a complimentary hot breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. (during the summer season).

Afternoon Tea

For a unique experience, make reservations for a traditional Afternoon Tea. Afternoon Tea is served in the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room with seatings from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday during the summer season. Adult Tea: $24, includes 8 sweet & savory tastings. Petite Tea: $13. Reservations required for Afternoon Tea.


Watch the sun go down over Lake Erie during dinner at the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room. Dinner is served on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. during the summer season. Dining is upscale, yet family friendly. Reservations are suggested for dinner. No dinner service after August 14. Click here to view the dinner menu.

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and offers both breakfast and lunch options. Reservations are suggested. Adult Brunch: $29 Children (10 & under): $13

Reservations for the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room can be made at the front desk of either Hotel Lakeside or Fountain Inn or by calling the dining room directly at 419.798.4461, ext. 250 or through the OPEN TABLE app on your smartphone.

For information about carryout and delivery, contact the dining room during serving hours.

The Hotel Lakeside Dining Room is under the management of Chef Stacy Maple. Chef Stacy earned her culinary arts degree from the prestigious, Le Cordon Bleu, and creates exquisite culinary offerings and experiences in Hotel Lakeside Dining Room.

Hotel Lakeside Dining Room New Features

Cook your Catch
You hook 'em, we cook 'em. Catch must be cleaned and filleted. Filets are hand breaded and deep fried. Includes hand-cut fries and cole slaw. $10 per pound. Take your fish to Hotel Lakeside Dining Room June-Aug. and Slack House Sept.-May. Please call 419.702.7192.

Breakfast for Hotel Guests 6:30-10 a.m., Daily
Guest of the Hotel Lakeside are treated to a hot breakfast buffet daily from 6:30-10 a.m. served in the hotel lobby.

Lemonade in the Lobby 4-6 p.m., Sunday-Wednesday
Stop in at the historic Hotel Lakeside from 4-6 p.m., Sunday -Wednesday afternoons for complimentary lemonade in the hotel lobby. Shop our boutique store, Artist and Cahoots, enjoy the view from her iconic front porch and admire the antique furnishings of Lakeside's oldest building, the Hotel Lakeside.

Front Porch Refreshers Service: Thursday-Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy a cold drink while relaxing on the iconic front porch of the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room's new Front Porch Refreshers Menu served Thursday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m and Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lakeside Grill, on the lawn 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Daily
Enjoy a casual lunch along the waterfront at the new Lakeside Grill. The new tented grill is located on the front lawn at the historic Hotel Lakeside and operates daily from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., weather permitting. The grill menu includes chicken, burgers and shrimp hot off the grill, as well as, housemade sides, snacks and cold drinks. Click here to view the menu!

Hotel Grab & Go case
Now available in the Hotel Lakeside lobby: Organic, in-season cold pressed juices, chia puddings and hearty overnight oats and salads. Stop in and check out the assortment of fresh and nutritious foods available in the grab and go case from wellness wizards at Roots to Rise Wellness Bar.