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Things to do in Lake Oconee

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Off-Licence
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“Great for organic and non organic groceries, fire pit wood, toiletries and everything else! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Get here by 430 stand in line at door, then when inside put your name on chalkboard to be called. Neat experience!”
  • 12 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Good food in a casual setting. A little larger than something like Silver Moon (still our favorite), but Bone Island can also be a great choice for casual lunch or dinner. Patio is nice if you can sit out and get views of the water.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Lodging
“The grounds are beautiful and great place to sit by the water and have a Cocktail or catch the Sunset. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beuatiful lake and don't miss the Ritz Carlton at Lake Oconee for al fresco dining too!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“BBQ and free entertainment!! Say Hi to Alex, the owner, tell him we sent you, he is our neighbor!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Food
“Fun local brewery, call ahead as they sometimes have live music and food trucks.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Famous for their buttermilk pie which was served by Carrie Underwood at her wedding. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great spot for a casual and yummy breakfast or lunch. Not open for dinner.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Casual Restaurant and Lounge with an amazing pork chop that is a must! Beautiful views of the golf course Reservations are not accepted, so get there early! Both indoor and outdoor seating”
  • 6 locals recommend
Store
“The largest antique store in the Lake Oconee region, 11,000 sq. ft. and over 50 dealers selling quality antiques & collectibles. I have found some great treasure here. Open 7 days a week, Noon Sunday ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Ripe Things is a gem! There is a wonderful deli, coffee, tea, soups, and local/organic fresh fruits and vegetables! We go almost daily-don't miss it. We are only one block away!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“This is authentic Italian cooking, atmosphere and great wine selections. * a favorite!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Excellent breakfast and lunch. Chicken salad and egg salad is great for takeout snack ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good pizza spot if you are looking to eat in. Lake front, good pizza and they will sometimes have live music. Worth checking out.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
“Get here by 430 stand in line at door, then when inside put your name on chalkboard to be called. Neat experience!”
  • 12 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Good food in a casual setting. A little larger than something like Silver Moon (still our favorite), but Bone Island can also be a great choice for casual lunch or dinner. Patio is nice if you can sit out and get views of the water.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“BBQ and free entertainment!! Say Hi to Alex, the owner, tell him we sent you, he is our neighbor!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Famous for their buttermilk pie which was served by Carrie Underwood at her wedding. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great spot for a casual and yummy breakfast or lunch. Not open for dinner.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Casual Restaurant and Lounge with an amazing pork chop that is a must! Beautiful views of the golf course Reservations are not accepted, so get there early! Both indoor and outdoor seating”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“This is authentic Italian cooking, atmosphere and great wine selections. * a favorite!”
  • 3 locals recommend

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