Dining by Boat at Lake Anna

Cruise into the Cuisine of Lake Anna

By Arielle Patterson

The warm weather near Lake Anna beckons you outside for a number of activities. Why not also enjoy a meal outside? Lake Anna has several restaurants that not only offer outdoor seating on a charming patio, but also allow you to pull up to the restaurant in your boat.

Dining by boat is an exciting way to get to the area’s local restaurants. Not every city in Virginia, or even in the country, can offer an experience quite like this. Whether you’re starting your day or winding it down, dock your boat at one of Lake Anna’s waterside restaurants.

Have a meal right along the waters of Lake Anna at Tim’s at Lake Anna. The year-round, family-friendly waterfront restaurant in Mineral serves American cuisine and seafood with a scenic view of the lake. Order your seafood favorites, including fresh fish, crabs and more, along with burgers, sandwiches and steaks. Whether you dine inside or on the outdoor patio, you’re sure to enjoy your meal and the panoramic views of Lake Anna. Tim’s is easily accessible by boat from the northwestern part of Lake Anna.

The Cove at Lake Anna boasts a full restaurant, bar and stage for live music. Spend an evening dining on American favorites and fresh seafood while overlooking Lake Anna. Then, head downstairs to Pirates Cove for live music and cornhole in the sand. The Cove has something to eat for every type of diner, for lunch or dinner, including entrees for your kids. The restaurant is an incredibly popular locale for happy hour as well. The Cove is a secluded getaway near the northern side of Lake Anna.