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Shoreline Lake Boathouse & American Bistro

3160 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043-1341
+1 650-965-7474
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Great place!

Wonderful place to come spend a few hours. Rent paddle boats, canoes, windsurfers or sailboats... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mount Prospect, Illinois
via mobile
Such a nice day spent here on the lake!

Happened upon this place while looking up a breakfast place close to Mountain View. The Lakeshore... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio
via mobile
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A rarity, and a true respite, in Silicon Valley. Offering something for everyone, it's the perfect place for a break from the office, lunch, water sports, picnics, events or kid/teen summer camps.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good46%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paddle boats” (18 reviews)
“kite flying” (13 reviews)
“bird watching” (11 reviews)
3160 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043-1341
+1 650-965-7474
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place to come spend a few hours. Rent paddle boats, canoes, windsurfers or sailboats. Great walking and Biking trails.

Thank mfrs
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Happened upon this place while looking up a breakfast place close to Mountain View. The Lakeshore Cafe had many yummy options and the view of the lake from the patio was priceless! It was so easy to rent a stand up paddle board and kayak...More

Thank Unicent
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to walk around. Food at bistro is OK (better at golf course next door) and a little pricey.

Thank danoesq2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in Mountain View. The view of the lake is great and the outdoor patio is so nice. The cafe has really good food and tantalizing pastries. Their coffee is possibly the worst I've had- but I still totally...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

On a beautiful bright sunny morning, this place should be on a priority list for a family with young kids and also teenagers. Have been here twice by now, the trail is too good for a walk, jog, biking, yoga, exercise, playing in a group,...More

Thank Beluga988
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We went for a short walk around the lake and loved the ambience The cafe was okay bit the food not really great I had ordered a hot chocolate bit it was served just warm The restrooms were filthy and really needs cleaning up.

Thank M-Dasgupta
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We bike down the Stevens Creek Trail to the Shoreline Cafe. To our kids the best part of the bike ride was getting onion rings at the cafe at the midway point. On good weather weekends there are long lines and the parking is almost...More

Thank DJ B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

good place for outdoor activities like jogging, kayaking, sailing, cycling, kite flying or just relaxing on the lawn.. few tips :- 1) Boat club closes at around 4.00.. so if you interested in boat rides etc, reach early. 2) IN September/October evening time, you can...More

Thank Ajay h
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Excellent place to do picnic. I went with my family and they also have restaurants with delicious desserts. They have a place to celebrate birthday parties, team outings and get-together. Nice place for children and pets. Can do kayaking, boating and biking. They have small...More

Thank Harini B
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went for a walk around shoreline in one of the trails and ended up starving at 3pm so stopped at this cute cafe for a quick bite and we were happy that they closed at 4pm woohoo. We had the shoreline burger (which was...More

Thank Heliana M
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