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Paradise Cove

Highway 178 between Lake Isabella, and Mount Mesa, Lake Isabella, CA
+1 760-379-2719
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“prime rib” (11 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
Highway 178 between Lake Isabella, and Mount Mesa, Lake Isabella, CA
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Located on the shores of Lake Isabella, this is a combination lodge and upscale steakhouse restaurant with a nice view of the lake. We were staying in the lodge so this was a convenient option for dinner. The restaurant specializes in steak but does have...More

1  Thank NationalParkHiker
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Paradise Cove has been one of the best dining experiences in the Lake Isabella/Kern Valley area for years. In an era of fast food, this dining experience offers good food, at a reasonable price, in an upscale atmosphere. The service is prompt and friendly also....More

1  Thank Gary I
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A family owned and run restaurant with an amazing view of the lake. The food is fabulous with everything from seafood to steak, prime rib, and pasta. We love the hometown feel and service.

1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

everything about the cove is enjoyable, family rum for three generations with superb food over looking beautiful Lake Isabella

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I had to stay there for about a week last year. The food was excellent and the service was really great! Not to mention the cheesecake for dessert! I would definitely go back!

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Paradise Cove has been there for decades, for good reason, and is a favorite restaurant of ours. It's on the opposite side of the lake from Kernville, but well worth the drive. The dining room overlooks Isabella Lake (including an actual cove, when the water...More

2  Thank 00Bruce00
Reviewed 30 June 2016

they only serve prime rib fri/sat nights and you need to be there when they open as it is limited to the first few parties ordering that item....includes salad and relish dish and big potato plus a veggie. a desert and beverage are also included....

2  Thank smithatascadero
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great view! (Especially now that there's a view of the lake). Tends to need fixing up inside, but the food is always good---especially the prime rib. The common complaint is the salad dressing that automatically comes on the abundant iceberg lettuce salad, with no offered...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

The steaks were some of the best we've ever had, and we've had some really great steaks! Salad, sides and dessert are included in the meal price which was nice because it is a little on the pricey side.

2  Thank Holly O
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stayed and ate here both very good,rooms clean and big good facilities ,the food was very good value and tasty .recommende

2  Thank hantshawk
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 178 between Lake Isabella, and Mount Mesa, Lake Isabella, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Isabella
  • Phone Number: +1 760-379-2719
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