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Canoe Restaurant and Tavern

97 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for Groups (96)
  • Neighborhood Gem (82)
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Hello, and welcome to Canoe. We invite you to come, sit back and relax in our quaint, rustic style restaurant. Located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Center Harbor, New Hampshire, Canoe's atmosphere and the surrounding picturesque landscapes capture the essence of the Lakes Region. Come enjoy a meal with us, and we're sure you'll make Canoe a regular dining stop. Executive chef and owner Scott Ouellette and his talented, creative team of culinary artists will beckon your taste buds, with Canoe's exquisitely prepared cuisine. Canoe's friendly, cheerful wait staff will see to your every culinary and beverage need.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Fri, Sat & Sun: 11:30am
Dinner: Sun- Thurs: 4:00pm - 8:30pm, Fri & Sat: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

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Phone number
(603) 253-4762
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Scott Ouellette
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Parking details
off site, shuttle service, pick up from town dock if coming by boat
Banquet, Bar Dining, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View
What 97 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.2  based on all time ratings
Noise · Moderate
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

This is our all time favorite restaurant in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. The food and gluten free options are awesome. It is family owned and it shows. The Canoe Chips are the best ever and they make incredible drinks as well. We always look forward to going!!! Love you guys!!!

Frasierspicks (New England)
2.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We have been many times and maybe we were just there on an off night- The service was very mediocre, with the servers demonstrating a complete lack of interest. Anytime anything was brought to the table, the server had to ask who was having what. The baked haddock was served with approx. an inch of stuffing on top, and appeared to be anchored to the fish with 1/2 inch of mayonnaise- the most disgusting concoction I have ever experienced. Everyone else's meal was "just OK"
Here's hoping to better times in the future

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on August 9, 2017

This was our third visit to Canoe, and it never disappoints. We brought some friends this time, and they were impressed. Food was outstanding, service was great, fun and friendly staff/atmosphere. We sat downstairs this time and prefer upstairs, but overall fantastic!!! Will definitely be back!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on July 17, 2017

Great selection for dining. Variety of people who had been eating all day and every one found a deliciously right sized portion. Waitress was an experienced professional who did a great job with a larger party. Perfect end to a reunion.

vipOpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
3.0  Dined on July 5, 2017

Been coming here for years and has always had the reputation of good food and good service.
We took 3 couples with us and while the food was good, it was not quite as good as in prior years. However, the service was terrible. This was not the waitress' fault. They were incredibly understaffed with no busperson to help the waitress service two large tables.
I said something to the management, but nothing improved .
I had another reservation two days later and cancelled.

OpenTable Diner (Naples)
4.0  Dined on June 29, 2017

Party of 9 all raved about their meals. Salmon was excellent but vegies included were cool. Only complaint would be that we wanted to order a birthday cake & couldn't. Had to order 9 slices of carrot cake. Yikes

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on June 17, 2017

Great get together with our adult grandkids. We all enyoy ed the food very much . Steaks were cooked perfectly and our server was always there when we needed something. Worth the 20 minute drive. Will definitely return.

viplskh (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 27, 2017

Great place. Food is wonderful ful. Server s are warm and welcoming.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Mother's Day lunch. It was awesome

JodiA (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2017

Celebrating another birthday with family , always great service and food. Thank god we didn't get asked to leave because we were so loud