The Most Romantic Deep Creek Restaurants

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

Pine Lodge Steakhouse & More Romantic Deep Creek Restaurants

Dining out is one of the best parts of exploring a new area, especially on a romantic getaway, and there’s no shortage of fantastic Deep Creek restaurants to try during your visit. You’ll find anything from hearty steak dinners and elegant multi-course feasts to casual lunch stops and fresh seafood options. It helps that many of the most romantic Deep Creek restaurants have stunning views of the sparkling lake, adding to the magical and unforgettable atmosphere! 

First thing’s first: Breakfast! As a guest at our Deep Creek Lake Hotel, you’ll be treated to a lovely homemade breakfast each morning of your stay. We have a wide range of gourmet entrees that will give you a mouth-watering reason to wake up every morning. We cater to various dietary needs, such as gluten-free or vegan, and have options for both light and hearty meals. You can start your day with our Lake Pointe Inn breakfast blend coffee or choose from over a dozen loose-leaf teas. Our multi-course breakfast will be the perfect way to kickstart your day.

Our Deep Creek Lake Hotel is in the ideal location for couples to enjoy our beautiful resort town; we’re nestled on a quiet nook of the lake for the most relaxing getaways. Inside, our Arts and Crafts design creates a welcoming ambiance with comfortable appointments and cozy spots to curl up by the fire. With only 12 immaculate guest suites, there’s a secluded air that you won’t find in larger lodging properties. We even have a spa room on-site, so you won’t have far to go to get the pampering you deserve. Book your room today!

Pine Lodge Steakhouse & More Romantic Deep Creek Restaurants

The Best Deep Creek Restaurants for Lunch & Dinner

Our area is known for its fantastic outdoor recreation options, from hundreds of miles of hiking trails, the sparkling lake for boating and swimming, skiing at Wisp Ski Resort, and plenty of Maryland State Parks to explore. After a long day of adventuring, you’ll be ready to eat! Thankfully, the selection of Deep Creek restaurants does not disappoint. 

Here are the best Deep Creek restaurants to check out during your stay: 

  1. 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.
  2. Fire Water Kitchen and Bar: This is one of the best Deep Creek restaurants for cocktail lovers! They take pride in creating unique and flavorful beverages paired with exceptional service. Be sure to grab a spot with a view of the lake! 
  3. MoonShadow: This charming cafe offers a diverse menu featuring farm-fresh food and a variety of vegetarian options. They often have live music as well! If you can save room for dessert, ask to see the menu featuring sweet treats made in-house. 
  4. The Pine Lodge Steakhouse: Just a few minutes drive from our hotel property, this is one of the best Deep Creek restaurants for hand-cut steak and fresh seafood dinners. The interior is reminiscent of a log cabin, adding to the romantic air. Don’t pass up the creamy crab soup!
  5. Ace’s Run Restaurant: This longtime favorite offers farm-to-table dining with a stunning lake view. The Wednesday evening special is “Pick Your Own Pasta Night,” a twenty-year tradition for delicious Italian dishes with homemade sauces.
  6. Mountain State Brewing: This is one of West Virginia’s oldest microbreweries and a welcome contributor to the dining scene in Deep Creek Lake. Sometimes, there’s nothing better than a simple wood-fired pizza and a craft beer after a long day of adventure.
  7. Deep Creek Seafood: Find a spot on the fantastic deck for fresh seafood dishes and an impressive selection of bourbons. Known for its Thai chili calamari with slaw, they also feature fresh seafood, appetizers, steaks, ribs, and garden fresh salads. 
  8. Englanders Antiques: Antiquing followed by a classic soda fountain treat and home-cooked lunch! This collectibles shop/cafe has operated in Oakland, MD, for over 75 years!
Pine Lodge Steakhouse and more Deep Creek Restaurants to try this year near our hotel

The Best Breakfast at our Deep Creek Lake Hotel

While you’ll have your pick of the fantastic Deep Creek restaurants to check out for lunch and dinner, as a guest at our Deep Creek Lake Hotel, you’ll want to join us for a delicious breakfast each morning. We offer an excellent selection for you to choose from, including sweet, savory, vegetarian, and vegan options. You’ll love our house blend coffee and other beverage options to start your day off on the right foot! 

For those heading to Deep Creek Lake with their pets in tow, our Deep Creek Lake Hotel is pet-friendly! We have some fantastic room options where your four-legged friend is welcome, too, and you won’t need to skimp on comfort one bit. Our Innkeepers Flat is the perfect retreat with your partner and furry best friend. This multi-room suite feels more like a small apartment; that’s all yours throughout your stay! There are so many great hikes and trails to discover near our pet-friendly lodging at Deep Creek Lake. 

Start planning your next romantic getaway, friend’s weekend trip, or an extended vacation to Deep Creek Lake today! With our hotel as your home base, you’ll love heading out to explore the best Deep Creek restaurants, hiking trails, lakefront beaches, and more, but you’ll especially enjoy returning to our private oasis on the lake. Book your room today! 

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