Top Places to Eat in Lake Martin, Alabama

Eat, Bask, Repeat should be your plan if Lake Martin is your next vacation destination. The unique interior, superb menu, and breathtaking beach locations are some of the features of Lake Martin’s restaurants. This blog can be of great help if you want to taste every delicacy and the best possible dishes of Lake Martin. Hence, for your convenience, here is a detail of all the best restaurants in Lake Martin

1. Kowaliga restaurant

Ever wondered where the restaurant got its name Kowaliga? Well, the story behind it is as fascinating as the quality of its food. Let’s peep into its name history and explore some interesting facts. Kowaliga is the name of the Wooden Indian statue. The statue was kidnapped after a song inspired by him topped the charts. However, two more of its replacements were built, among which the last surviving one is standing tall in the Kowaliga restaurant.

Besides its history, the best part of Kowaliga restaurant is its lakeside view. Eat with your loved ones while staring at the spectacular lake views., take a stroll on the beach area or bask under the sun; the restaurant provides everything for foodie vacationers. 

Best dishes- Catfish Tacos, Cheeseburger, Fried Catfish, Conecuh Sausage, Classic Caesar Salad, Steak Sandwich, Smoked half chicken, Brownie or Blondie bar, Fruit Cobbler, Root Beer Float, Alabama Shrimp platter, Chicken Tenders, Stuffed Jumbo sweet Potato, Catfish Po’Boy.

Facilities- Lunch & Dinner, Beer & Cocktails

Location- 295 Kowaliga Marina Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010

   Timing- Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (closed)

                Thursday & Friday- 11 am to 9 pm

                 Saturday- 11 am to 1:30 pm, 4:30 to 9 pm

                 Sunday- 11 am to 1:30 pm, 4:30 to 8 pm

2. The landing at Parker creek

Confess it or not, we all have at least dreamt of having a meal beside the lake. This dream can become a reality with “The landing at Parker creek.” Owner Herb and Betty Winches welcome you with open arms in their unique restaurant, where food and style go hand in hand. The restaurant provides you with the facility of 36 boat slips so that you can park your boat comfortably and please your taste palate sitting beside the lake. Additionally, visitors can participate in the game of corn hole if the food feels incomplete without some countryside fun. Not to forget, “The landing at Parker creek” leaves an impact on visitors because of its unique architectural design. The restaurant comprises outdoor pavilions, kitchens, and bars, all designed and built from shipping containers.

Best dishes & Drinks- Truffle fries, Shrimp wonton, Cheese curds, Crab claws, Calamari, Turf Quesadilla, Shrimp basket, Hot dogs, Strawberry pecan salads, Salmon roll, Oyster Rockefeller made of Bacon, Spinach, parmesan, and Baked oysters, 

Facilities-  Lunch & Dinner

Location- 8300 Parker Creek Marina Rd, Equality, AL 36026

Timing- Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (closed)

             Thursday- 4 pm to 8 pm 

             Friday- 11 am to 8 pm

             Saturday- 11 am to 2:30 pm, 4 to 8 pm

             Sunday- 11 am to 4 pm

3. Chuckwallas pizza at Chuck marina

“Eat pizza with full zest and zeal; life is nothing but some moments to feel.” If you taste the Chuckwallas gourmet pizza, this caption will find its way into your heart. 

Best dishes-  Hawaiian pizza made of pineapple and Canadian Bacon, Goat Island pizza with three extra layers of pepperoni and cheese, Chuckwalla special pizza full of spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, Feta, Onions, and Mushrooms. 

Facilities- Snacks

Location-  237 Marina Rd, Dadeville, AL 36853

Timings- Tuesday & Wednesday (closed)

               Thursday (4 pm to 8 pm)

               Friday & Saturday (11 am to 9 pm)

               Sunday(11 am to 7 pm)

               Monday (11 am to 3 pm)

4. SpringHouse

SpringHouse was built for the love of contemporary as well as traditional foodies. We can say this because the chefs of SpringHouse are quite skilled when it comes to preparing a modern delicacy with locally available raw materials. It is often said eating food in SpringHouse is like travelling backward, as every bite of their dishes has some impressions of the rich history Lake Martin possesses. 

Best dishes- Mixed Green Salads, Jumbo Lump crab cake, Shrimp cocktail, Lavender and rosemary nuts, Albert’s golden child, Cheese plate, Marinated Olives, Asher Blue, Stuffed Peppadews, Grilled Quail, Alta Langa Brunette, Bourbon and American whiskeys like Crown Royal, Oak, and Garden

Facilities- Sunday Brunch, Dinner

Location- 12 Benson Mill Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010

Timings- Wednesday & Thursday(5 to 9pm)

               Friday & Saturday (4 to 8 pm)

               Sunday(10 am to 2pm)

              Monday & Tuesday(Closed)

 5. Peanut point

Visit Peanut point for healthy snacks, lush surroundings, and nearby camping areas. Snack on the best-boiled peanuts while shopping for some cool hats, koozies, shirts, or ice creams at Peanut point. Although the path to the shop is easy to find, people often face difficulty reaching the outlet. This is why knowing the exact location is necessary. Peanut point is stationed on a young basin right across from the west side of Woods island. Not to forget, driving slowly near the outlet is necessary as there is always some crowd because of the swimming and hangout area.

Best dishes- Boiled peanuts

Facilities- Snacks

Location- Alexander City, AL 35010                  

Timing-  Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (closed)

               Thursday (1 pm to 7:30 pm)

                Friday & Saturday (8 am to 7:30 pm)

               Sunday (8 am to 4:30 pm)

6. The Social restaurant

Opened in 1971, “The Social” is the vintage yet most iconic restaurant in Lake Martin. The name “The Social” resonates entirely with the ambiance and vibes of the restaurant. The outside seating area is well maintained and equipped with long benches and a lighting system. On top of that, the laid-back atmosphere, docks for boaters, expanded parking area, and friendly staff add more feathers to this place. Besides location and ambience, the restaurant serves fresh Dunkin doughnuts, coffee, domestic beers, and weekly specials mentioned below.

Best dishes and drinks- Belgian waffle, Biscuits and Gravy, Quesadilla, Shrimp & Grits, Sandwiches, Hamburger, Shrimp basket, Cheesesticks, Onion rings, Bacon, eggs, Boom Boom Shrimp, Cheeseburger, Mahi Mahi Dinner, Tacos, Domestic beers, Tea & Soda

Facilities- Breakfast, Brunch & Dinner

Location- 2001 Castaway Island Rd, Eclectic, AL 36024

Timings- Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (closed). Thursday (3 am to 8 pm), Friday (3 am to 8 pm), Saturday (3 pm to 9 pm), Sunday (10 am to 6 pm)

7. Niffer’s Place Lake Martin

Niffer’s place at Lake Martin is the second brand outlet that opened in Lake Martin. Enjoy the best food while sitting on the patio or deck area of the Niffer’s place. Listen to live music while nibbling on the delicacies served by the restaurant. You can grab their daily lunch specials at just $5.95 or take a stroll at the back deck while devouring their king-size burgers and drinking excellent appetisers.

Best dishes- Nachos, Corn Nuggets, Avocados, Turkey Wrap, Country fried Chick, Chicken Fajita Salad, Cobb Salad, Buffalo Salad, Boneless wings, Chicken Fingers, French tacos, Fish dips, Hamburger steak, Boneless wings

Facilities- Lunch

                Kids night on Mondays from 5 pm-close

                 Daily lunch special- Thursday(11 am to 2 pm), 

                 Happy hour- Monday to Friday(4:30 to 6 pm)

                Trivia night- Every Thursday (6:30 pm)

Location- 7500 AL-49, Dadeville, AL 36853

Timings-  Sunday (11 am to 8 pm)

                Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday(4:30 to 8:30 pm)

                Thursday (11 am to 9 pm)

                 Friday & Saturday(11am to 9:30pm)

Lake Martin is a place where Foodie wanderers meet beach lovers. Imagine how beautiful your Lake Martin’s visit would be if you were a perfect concoction of both.

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