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Walter's Basin

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Had a window table and watched a loon while having lunch. Very relaxing and had a great burger to boot. Parking was tight in the offseason for a Friday lunch. Friendly, pleasant staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dcfans6
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I have been there many times, but it was the first time for some of the people in our party. The food, service and view was so great, my Granddaughter insisted we go back for a second visit during our vacation. The second visit was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nhcharcat
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The restaurant is on the shore of Squam Lake and we sat overlooking the moonlit water. There was a good menu and friendly service and the coffee bbq steak was particularly good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elainejh
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Got into our Inn early evening and we were looking for a place close to eat. So Lucky to be able to walk to Walter's from our Inn. I had never ever seen Turkey Tips on a menu in my whole life. They were marinated...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank William M
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Stumbled upon Walter's Basin after day hike of Mt. Morgan. Stunning views - the backside of the building is all windows on Squam. Great server - Michaela complimented the delish food - she recommended the #1 most popular item, fish tacos. True to description was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank footie5
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We stopped here for lunch during a day visit to Squam Lake and had an excellent meal. Their clam chowder was the best I had during our entire vacation in the area, and my main meal of fish tacos and sweet potato fries was amazing....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie M
Reviewed 9 October 2018

After my first encounter with this restaurant for food ;l decided on October 2nd 2018 a Tuesday to go back again and get some wings again and l must say this time the CHIKEN WINGS WERE MORE TASTY AND JUICY. I really love it.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank abe1002016
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Clam chowder, pumpkin soup, fried shrimp, salad, dipping sauce for sweet potato fries and Rumchata coffee!!!! All was delicious! Dining room views of Squam Lake!

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank blhawkins51
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My wife, sister, brother in lake and I stumbled upon this restaurant on our way home from leaf viewing. It must be a local gem, the food and service were great, even on a busy day. We had the haddock sandwich, melted in the mouth....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ClarkeScan
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner in the Pub on 10/02/18. Clientele includes a lot of locals, which speaks to the friendly ambience presented. Intimate dining in the pub with a great view of Little Squam Lake. Service provided by Kaylie was very welcoming and informative re menu selections....More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Diane G
22 July 2018|
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Response from EBK0318 | Reviewed this property |
Doubtful, as it is a casual pub type atmosphere. We were there Thursday mid afternoon and had dining room all to ourselves.
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