Where to Find the Best Outdoor Dining in Geneva-on-the-Lake

Looking for the best outdoor dining in Geneva-on-the-Lake? From casual eats to fine dining, there’s a place to enjoy any occasion! Foodies and wine enthusiasts come from all over to see what Northeast Ohio has to offer. What are you waiting for?

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Top 9 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Geneva-on-the-Lake  

Lakefront Dining in Geneva-on-the-Lake   

Crosswinds Grille | New American, Farm-to-Table Cuisine

If you’re looking for delicious, locally sourced food, look no further. Enjoy lunch or dinner on the patio of Crosswinds Grille with stunning lakefront views! Choose from salads, wood-fired pizzas, hand-picked steaks, or ocean-caught salmon, expertly prepared by passionate Chef Nate.

Horizon’s Restaurant & Lounge | Upscale American Fine Dining  

If you’re looking for upscale American cuisine, check out Horizon’s Restaurant & Lounge, situated along the lakefront. Pair award-winning Ohio wines with the freshest produce and seafood. You’ll have a fantastic dining experience watching the sunset over Lake Erie. Your tastebuds will be begging for more!

Old Firehouse Winery | Fine Dining  

Enjoy this quaint winery in the Village’s first fire station on the Lake Erie shoreline at Old Firehouse Winery. Enjoy fine dining and wine on the patio or gazebo overlooking Lake Erie in the summer. Choose from almost any type of food you can think of, like BBQ and other ethnic food, with live music all week long. You can also enjoy the sun setting over the horizon on the Historic Erieview Park Ferris Wheel, built-in 1956, open for nightly rides all summer long!

Wineries With Outdoor Seating in Geneva-on-the-Lake

Ferrante Winery & Ristorante | American Bar & Grill   

Step back into time at Ferrante Winery & Ristorante with live music under the pavilion. Enjoy Ferrante’s Famous Home-Style Pizza or one of their specialty pasta dishes. Try the popular Gnocchi Brue made with tender chunks of filet mignon simmered in merlot wine demi-glace with mushrooms and onions and spiked with gorgonzola cheese! 

Old Mill Winery | American Restaurant & Winery  

Call to make reservations inside or on the cozy outdoor patio at Old Mill Winery! Head to Old Mill for a locally produced wine and cheese late lunch. Or indulge for dinner on Old Mill Strip Steak, Petite Sirloin, Baked Filet of Tilapia, or St. Louis Style Ribs!    

Casual Outdoor Dining in Geneva-on-the-Lake 

Mary’s Kitchen | Home-Cooking, Open Seasonally   

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner on the outdoor patio of Mary’s Kitchen, a quaint diner that remains a local favorite! Be sure to check their seasonal hours. Choose from scratch-made daily specials like delicious fresh burgers, sandwiches, soups, and hotcakes.   

Eddie’s Grill | American Fast Food  

Enjoy a great lunch on the sunny patio at this ’50s-style fast food joint! Chow down on hamburgers, fries, and an ice cream float, of course! Nothing says summer like fresh-squeezed lemonade. Just be prepared. Eddie’s Grill only accepts cash.   

Murphy’s Pub & Ale House | Irish Pub   

Who doesn’t love a family-friendly pub and a slew of craft beer? Grab breakfast or brunch on the outdoor patio at Murphy’s Pub & Ale House. There’s always live Irish music on Saturdays and traditional Irish food and beer. Try something new like Bangers & Mash!  

Luisa’s Mexican Grill| Casual Mexican Restaurant 

Stop by Luisa’s Mexican Grill for traditionally prepared Mexican dishes and drinks as you would in Puebla, Mexico. Munch on authentic Mexican food made from the best ingredients from our local farms on the vibrant outdoor patio!

Are you in the mood for dinner with a view? Check out 4 exciting dinner cruises on Lake Erie!

Stay at the Lakehouse Inn & Enjoy Great Outdoor Dining on the Lake This Year

Since you know about all the great outdoor dining in Geneva-on-the-Lake, make your stay a cozy, tranquil one at The Lakehouse Inn. You’ll see why everyone loves our lakeside town!   

Choose from one of our beautiful guest roomssuiteswaterfront cottages, or our secluded Beach House if you’re planning a romantic summer getaway. Stroll through our lovely, landscaped gardens, sit and enjoy the lake breeze, and rest in the peaceful atmosphere of The Lakehouse Inn.   

Book your stay today!