Grand Rivers, KY Dining

When you visit Grand Rivers, make sure you bring your appetite.  True to our southern style, we just wouldn’t feel hospitable if you went home hungry.   From the award winning casual elegance of  Patti’s 1880’s Restaurant to the casual bayside dining at Dockers grill,  Grand  Rivers is home to some of the best restaurants in the Kentucky Lake area. 

The Garden Cafe 270-362-8844

Located in Patti's 1880’s Settlement

The Cafe features Coffee & Desserts with a Great outdoor deck overlooking the Gardens and shops of Patti’s 1880’s Settlement.

Craig's Dairy Dream


Located on JH O’Bryan in Downtown Grand Rivers featuring
Burgers, Dogs, & Ice Cream Treats. Window Service.

Open for lunch and dinner

Commonwealth Yacht Club 270-362-4444

Waterfront Dining on Barkley Lake. Located at Green Turtle Bay Marina & Resort.

Fine Dining overlooking the Marina and Lake Barkley. Private Club with Memberships Available.Open to members and Green Turtle Bay Condo guests.

Open Wednesday – Sunday nights for dinner fall through spring and open seven nights a week for dinner during summer.
Closed January.    Reservations recommended. 
Docker's Bayside Grille 270-DOCKERS (270-362-5377)

Located in Green Turtle Bay Marina and Resort.

This Casual Dining restaurant is waterfront, overlooking  the marina on Lake Barkley.  Dine inside or on the screened in porch.

Open for breakfast and lunch mid-February through December.
Liteside Bakery and Café 270-362-4586

Located in Square One Shopping Center in Grand Rivers

Serving breakfast (eggs benedict, waffles, french toast) and lunch (Bison burgers, sandwiches, black bean burgers). Will also pack a picnic lunch.

Open for breakfast and lunch, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Thursday – Sunday.
Mr. BBQ and Breakfast 270-362-4445
Located in Square One Shopping Center in Grand Rivers

Famous Kentucky Lake area Barbeque and breakfast, Hometown Favorite.

Now Open for breakfast and lunch five days a week! 
Hours: Wednesday - Saturday from 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM and Sundays from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Mr. Bill's

888-736-2515 or 270-362-8844

Adjacent to Patti's 1880’s Settlement.

Mr. Bills Restaurant features the Same great menu as Patti’s Restaurant.

Open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week 

Patti's 1880's Settlement
888-736-2515 or 270-362-8844

Located on JH O’Bryan in Downtown Grand Rivers.
Patti's Restaurant offers Award Winning Casually Elegant Dining.
Open for lunch and dinner.  Patti's menu includes their famous two inch thick pork chop, flower pot bread, and heavenly desserts; as well as wonderful steaks, chicken, and seafood dishes.  Pattis Restaurant is known though out the region as one of the best Kentucky Lake area restaurants.  

VOTED #1 Restaurant for Tourism by the State of Kentucky,  Voted #1 by Southern Living Magazine's Reader's Choice Award for Best Small Town Restaurant in the Southeast United States. 

Open seven days a week. Reservations highly recommended. Patti's is closed five days at Christmas and New Year's Day.
Pokey's Cafe 270-508-0368

Located on JH O'Bryan in Downtown Grand Rivers. 

Offering breakfast and lunch, seven days a week.
Village Market & Cafe



Located on JH O'Bryan in Downtown Grand Rivers. The Cafe is open from 7:00AM - 9:00PM offering Deli breakfast, lunch and dinner items. Also serves Hunt Brothers Pizza. Fried Chicken, burgers and other grill items available at lunch.

Village Market
“This is a true find. I've been all over the country eating, and if I had to choose one best restaurant it'd be Patti's."
(Dan Phillips, Franklin, Tennessee the Tennessean Travel)