Waterfront Restaurants in Lake Murray
From the historic charm to the amazing dining options, Lake Murray is one of the most uniquely popular destinations in South Carolina. Many visitors come from out of state to enjoy the area, and beautiful views while others choose to become residents. Regardless of how you get to Lake Murray, you're sure to enjoy the many waterfront restaurants with friends and family found throughout the area.
Top Lake Murray Waterfront Restaurants
All of the waterfront restaurants found on the lake provide access by boat. The hours may change depending on the time of year. Some of the top restaurants you will find on the water include:
Liberty Taproom & Grill - 1602 Marina Road, Irmo
Found about 30 minutes outside of downtown Columbia, Liberty Taproom & Grill is one of the most popular waterfront restaurants on Lake Murray. This upscale restaurant provides casual dining with American cuisine and a relaxing atmosphere. They feature 48 beers on tap with a line of their own microbrews.
If you're looking for a great burger, fresh pizza or excellent prime rib, Liberty Taproom & Grill is the place for you. The restaurant opens at 11am daily and provides great specials throughout the week.
The Dining Room at Timberlake - 222 Timberlake Drive, Chapin
The Dining Room at Timberlake is actually a restaurant found within a Country Club. They feature a lounge, which is open Tuesday through Saturday and a dining room serving dinner on Fridays by reservation. The menu changes weekly and features some of the finest dishes you will find in the area.
Rusty Anchor Restaurant - 1925 Johnson Marina Road, Chapin
The Rusty Anchor Restaurant is a waterfront dining option on Lake Murray now with available dining in the spring and summer. They serve plenty of fine dishes, such as Shrimp & Grits, Seafood Pasta, Whole Crispy Flounder, Hand-Cut Filet Mignon and more. The restaurant features both a main dining room and the quarterdeck for outdoor dining. They host private events and the location is found next to the Lighthouse Marina. If you are interested in applying as they have many jobs available right now please click here.
Frayed Knot Bar & Grill - 1701 Dreher Island Road, Chapin
A family style restaurant found on Lake Murray, Frayed Knot Bar & Grill provides breakfast, lunch and dinner with a full service bar. The restaurant specializes in seafood, pasta, steaks and sandwiches with a wide selection of choices. If you want to grab a quick bite to go the Knotty Tiki Bar provides a full service bar and kitchen option for grab-and-go food.
The restaurant is open from 11am to 12am, Monday through Thursday, from 11am to 2am on Friday and Saturday and from 10 am to 12am on Sundays. Live music is provided on Friday and Saturday nights starting at 8:30pm.
Other waterfront restaurants found on Lake Murray include:
Buffalo Creek Bar & Grill - 750 Marina Way, Prosperity
Charlie's Fisherman’s Wharf - 3224 U.S. Highway 378, Leesville
Big Jim's Steak & Seafood Restaurant - 745 Marina Way, Prosperity
Whether you've been out on the lake all day and want to grab dinner or you just want to stop for a quick lunch, there are plenty of great waterfront dining options on Lake Murray.
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