It’s true. Food and drinks are better by the lake.

8 lakeside restaurants at Center Hill Lake


Blue Water Grille at Hurricane Marina

Silver Point, Tennessee

Nestled between rolling hills, Blue Water Grille is located at Hurricane Marina. As a floating restaurant, the restaurant itself extends out into the water, which means you will catch some colorful, breathtaking sunsets on the lake. They offer a full bar, boasting creative lake specials! Check their calendar for special events and live bands.


The Galley at Edgar Evins Marina

Silver Point, Tennessee

The Galley Restaurant at Edgar Evins Marina offers an unforgettable dining experience with a view of the lake. Their menu includes both modern-creative and traditional-southern styles of cooking, including seafood, fresh salads, burgers, sandwiches, and a kids menu. Take your pick of indoor seating or dining on the outdoor, garden patio overlooking the water.


Lighthouse Restaurant at Cookeville Boat Dock

Baxter, Tennessee

World famous catfish with a sunset view! Drive down or boat up and enjoy a meal with a beautiful view from this floating restaurant. Menu choices include something for every taste including catfish, burgers, and fresh salads, just to name a few. Top it off with homemade desserts and southern sweet tea!


The Coppertop at Center Hill Marina

Baxter, Tennessee

The Coppertop floating restaurant offers fine dining in a casual atmosphere. Pull your boat right up to the dock to grab lunch or dinner. Guests are offered inside dining to escape the heat or outside dining on the picnic deck. Reservations are accepted so bring your large parties!


Wheelhouse Restaurant at Sligo Marina

Smithville, Tennessee

Wheelhouse Restaurant is a great spot to kick off your weekend festivities! The restaurant is floating so you will be right on the water as you enjoy your meal. You’ll get used to the rocking from the boats going by!


Fishlipz Resort & Grill at Pates Ford Marina

Smithville, Tennessee

The owners of Tootsie’s in Nashville also offer this fun place to dock your boat at while enjoying Pates Ford Resort & Marina. With an open-air concept and great live bands, this is a great place to kick back and relax.


Timberloft Restaurant at Granville Marina

Granville, Tennessee (Cordell Hull Lake)

Come kick back on the weekend and enjoy the sunset on the water. Grilled shrimp, fresh fish specials and burgers are the specialty here. After dinner play corn hole or relax around the bon fire.