Delicious Deep Creek Lake Restaurants

One of our monthly blog posts on what to see, do, or where to eat on Deep Creek Lake and Western Maryland.

The Deep Creek Lake area offers so many exciting activities, you’re sure to work up an appetite while touring our town. Whether you spend your day scouring the antique shops, boating on the lake or cross-country skiing in fresh powder, we have a restaurant recommendation to fit your palate and your budget. When you’re ready for dinner, give one of these delicious Deep Creek Lake restaurants a try.

Brenda’s Pizzeria

Big portions of New York style pizza make Brenda’s Pizzeria an excellent choice for families with kids and large groups. The dishes are made fresh with the highest quality ingredients and are available to eat-in or carry-out. Beyond pizza, Brenda’s also offers a wide variety of home-style Italian fare; house specialties include calzones, Stromboli and classic baked ziti. Brenda’s Pizzeria address: 21311 Garrett Hwy #2, Oakland, MD 21550.

Cornish Manor Restaurant

For elegant, fine dining, go to Cornish Manor Restaurant. This Deep Creek Lake restaurant is in a beautifully renovated Victorian home and offers considerable portions of European and American cuisine. Choose from steaks, seafood and other savory specials. Cornish Manor Restaurant address: 830 Memorial Dr., Oakland, MD 21550.

Dutch’s at Silver Tree

A local favorite, Dutch’s at Silver Tree offers fresh seafood, excellent service and a beautiful view of Deep Creek Lake and the surrounding mountains. The exquisite interior at Dutch’s is perfect for a special occasion or private event while the outdoor bar and patio provide a more casual atmosphere. Tease your taste buds with a look at the Dutch’s at Silver Tree dinner menu. We suggest the Filet Oscar with Maryland Crab Soup! Dutch’s at Silver Tree address: 567 Glendale Rd., Oakland, MD 21550.

The Moonshadow Cafe

MoonShadow Café in Accident, MD offers a diverse menu featuring farm fresh food and a variety of vegetarian options. From cauliflower “wings” baked in buffalo sauce to stuffed peppers filled with seasonal veggies, quinoa, spicy black beans, salsa and more, MoonShadow offers unique food options to delight the savory senses along with art and musical entertainment to delight the visual and auditory senses. If you can save room for dessert, ask to see the menu featuring breads and desserts from MoonShadow’s bakery. MoonShadow Café address: 110 S. Main St., Accident, MD 21520.

Mountain State Brewing Company

Mountain State Brewing Company is one of our favorite recommendations for a casual and fun dining experience. Wood-fired sandwiches and a large selection of wood-fired flatbreads get our mouths watering at Mountain State Brewing. As an added bonus, adults can enjoy hand-crafted ales while the kids sip on home-brewed MSBC Root Beer made on the premises. Don’t miss an opportunity to visit Mountain State Brewing Company for a gorgeous sunset and live music on the deck too! Mountain State Brewing Company address: 6690 Sang Run Rd., McHenry, MD 21541.

After enjoying one of these delicious Deep Creek Lake restaurants for dinner, we hope you’ll take advantage of the lakefront lodging available here at Lake Pointe Inn. We’ll provide breakfast the next day as well as additional recommendations for lunch and dinner at other Deep Creek Lake restaurants. We can also recommend a variety of activities to keep you busy in the greater Deep Creek Lake area to make sure you have an excellent stay and don’t go home hungry!


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