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10 Squam Lake Restaurants to Satisfy Many Palates

Squam Lake RestaurantsWhen visiting the Inn On Golden Pond, you will be near many activities and attractions in the New Hampshire Lakes Region. Though you will appreciate the serenity and quiet of the inn’s setting, you’ll also be close to some of the best dining in the area.  To help you plan out your culinary adventures, we’ve put together a list of 10 Squam Lake restaurants you should visit during your stay.

 

Walter’s Basin

One of our favorite Squam Lake restaurants is Walter’s Basin.  Set beside Little Squam Lake, Walter’s Basin serves steaks, seafood and more in a beautiful setting.  Specialties include Flat Iron Pork Tenderloin and Fresh Maine Lobster Salad.

 

Six Burner Bistro

Set in an 1850s farmhouse in Plymouth, Six Burner Bistro serves recipes using locally raised beef and fresh produce.  The menu contains an eclectic mix of American and international flavors. Open for lunch and dinner.

 

The Italian Farmhouse

The Italian Farmhouse specializes in American-Italian cuisine. With menu items ranging from  antipasti such as mussels and calamari to hearty entrees like Farmhouse Scampi, The Italian Farmhouse will satisfy your cravings for Italian fare.

 

The Common Man

The Common Man has several restaurants throughout New Hampshire, including a location in nearby Ashland. The Common Man specializes in American favorites with New England flair.  Specialties include prime rib, home made macaroni and cheese and crab cakes.

 

The Homestead

The Homestead in Merrimack is one of the best Squam Lake restaurants to find great steaks, salads and homemade deserts.  Try the Steak Oscar topped with Maine lobster and asparagus in a béarnaise sauce.  And save room room for cheesecake!

 

The Corner House

The Corner House is a great place to go for fresh seafood, flatbread pizzas, polenta, chicken and steak.  There is also a nice menu of pub food available. Be sure to save room for dessert, with seasonal specialties from the pastry chef, your sweet tooth will be satisfied at the Corner House.

 

Canoe Restaurant and Tavern

Canoe has great vies of Lake Winnipesaukee and a fantastic menu.  Famous Lobster Mac & Cheese, hand-cut steaks and special Sweet and Sour Calamari are all on the menu.

 

 

Mame’s

Mame’s Restaurant is housed in a brick village home from 1825.  Visit Mame’s for a diverse menu in a wonderful atmosphere.  The menu includes lots of salads, steaks, chicken dishes and much more. Lighter menu options such as chicken stir-fry are also available.

 

Giuseppe’s

Giuseppe’s has award-winning pizza, pasta, seafood, steak and more! The menu includes vegetarian and gluten-free options as well.  Giuseppe’s is also home to two full bars and a wine list with more than 100 options.

 

Lemon Grass

Lemon Grass Restaurant serves food made with organic and natural ingredients.  Along with sushi, the Lemon Grass menu is full of Asian fusion cuisine.  One of the good Squam Lake restaurants to satisfy your craving for Asian food, Lemon Grass also has a sake bar.

 

After you’ve tried the delights of these Squam Lake restaurants, the Inn On Golden Pond is the perfect place to come back and unwind.  Relax in the comfort of our large country-style rooms and enjoy a full homemade breakfast each morning during your stay.  Our Squam Lake bed and breakfast will make your time in the New Hampshire Lakes Region all the more special.

 

Photo courtesy Geoff Peters.