There are many great restaurants in the Smith Mountain Lake area! Here is our ultimate guide to the best of them.

Check out our favorites here!

Asian Food

Edo Grill & Sushi, 1035 Mercantile St., Suite 104, Moneta, 540-297-6888edogrillandsushisml.com. Fresh sushi, hibachi grill, extensive menu of Asian cuisine.Min’s China City, 400 Scruggs Road, Moneta,540-721-2646. Extensive menu and buffet of traditional Asian favorites.

Peking Restaurant14807 Moneta Road, Suite I, Moneta,540-296-0741pekingchinesemoneta.com. Casual spot offering traditional Asian fare.

Teriyaki Grill House84 Westlake Road, Suite 107, Hardy, 540-346-2110teriyakigrillhouse.com Fresh Asian cuisine available for dine in or carryout.


Bakeries, Delis, and Treats

Christina’s M&A Country Store7770 Stewartsville Road,540-297-7468, On Facebook. Pulled pork, deli, sandwiches, chicken and breakfast items.

CJ’s Coffee and Sandwich Shop213 Scruggs Road, Moneta,540-488-4223. On Facebook. Breakfast items; soups, sandwiches/paninis, Boar’s Head meats and cheeses, desserts, variety of coffee.

Daily Grind Coffeehouse, 285 S. Main St., Rocky Mount, 540-493-2233. On Facebook. Breakfast, lunch and coffee. Locally grown and sourced foods.

Daylight Donuts918 Tanyard Road, Rocky Mount,540-493-3311rockymountdaylightdonuts.com. Donuts, cinnamon rolls and other treats.

Diamond Hill General Store & Garden Center1017 Diamond Hill Road, Moneta540-297-9309diamondhillgeneralstore.net. Bedford Artisan Trail site Bistro/Deli featuring Boar’s Head-brand meats and cheeses, breakfast, pizza, burgers, salads; wine and beer on/off.

Hawk’s Country Store & Deli1100 Celebration Ave., Moneta,540-296-0975hawksdeliandcountrystore.com. Pulled pork, deli, sandwiches, burgers, picnic baskets.

Homestead Creamery7254 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Wirtz,540-721-2045. On Facebook. Homemade soups and sandwiches, Boar’s Head-brand meats and cheeses, fresh milk, ice cream, butter and more.

Ice Cream Cottage16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy. Suite 3, Moneta,540-721-1305bridgewaterplaza.com. Ice cream cones, sundaes and other frosty treats; hot dogs. Channel marker: R28.

Kupkakery Bakery Inc.1544 Franklin St. Suite A, Rocky Mount,540-493-2212kupkakery.com Sweet treats made fresh daily from quality ingredients. Custom cakes, cupcakes, wedding displays and much more.

Lake Mart & Deli4795 Scruggs Road, Moneta,540-721-5565. Convenience store with grill serving hot breakfast and lunch items; beer, wine, soft drinks, groceries and ice.

Red Rock Store16463 Moneta Road, Moneta.540-297-4634. On Facebook. Deli and made-to-order food items, plus catering services.

Sugar & Slice Cupcakery and Confections96 Builders Pride Drive, Suite 106, Hardy, 540-721-2253sugarandslicesml.com. Homemade desserts baked fresh onsite. Made-to-order cakes and event catering.

Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt, 84 Westlake Road, Suite 104, Moneta,540-524-9191. On Facebook. Make a custom treat from a variety of frozen yogurt flavors and toppings.

The Whole Bean Coffeehouse315 Franklin St., Rocky Mount,540-483-2533wholebeancoffeehouse.com. Paninis, wraps, baked goods, Kiwi-Cakes cupcakes, coffee, tea, smoothies and hot chocolate.


Bar & Grill

Bottoms Up Bar & Grill1449 Hendricks Store Road, Moneta,540-297-4372. Restaurant featuring Domi-Nicks pizza and full bar. Featuring televisions and stage for live music and karaoke.

Hot Shots Bar & Grille67 Village View Lane, Moneta,540-719-1547smlhotshots.com. Fun center with mini golf, inflatable rides and slides, corn hole. Restaurant and bar. Evening live entertainment.

Jake’s Place1041 Harbour Inn Lane, Moneta,540-297-4732jakesplacesml.com. Caribbean-themed waterfront dining; brick oven pizza, sandwiches, entrees; full bar with craft beer. Channel Marker: R28.

King’s Point Pub, 15844 Smith Mountain Lake Pkwy., Huddleston,540-297-7347. Casual spot for appetizers, burgers, salads, steak, seafood and Irish fare; wine and beer, including many imports on tap. Channel Marker: C2.

Mango’s Bar & Grill16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy. Suite 20, Moneta,540-721-1632mangosbarandgrill.com. Dine in or out for fare with a tropical twist, including sandwiches, steaks, pasta and seafood; full bar. Channel Marker: R28.

Moosie’s Restaurant16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Suite 16, Moneta,540-721-5255bridgewaterplaza.com. Burgers, salads, ribs and a broad selection of sandwiches in a casual setting; full bar. Channel Marker: R28.

Portside Grill & Bar, 3619 Airport Road, Moneta, 540-297-7100vadarecruises.com. Over-the-water, Key West-style tiki bar with menu of casual food items. Located at Virginia Dare Marina. Channel Marker: R21.

Sunken City Brewing Company, 40 Brewery Drive, Hardy, 540-420-0476sunkencitybeer.com. Snack foods in the tasting room of SML’s only craft brewery; occasional food vendors and trucks on site and live entertainment.

The Mill Iron Grill, 10190 Stewartsville Road, Goodview,540-890-4766, On Facebook. Burgers, barebecue, seafood, sandwiches, wraps, soups and salads.

The Westlake360 Chestnut Creek Drive, Moneta,540-721-4214golfthewestlake.com. Casual spot for lunch serving sandwiches, salads, burgers and soups. Channel Marker: R37.

Virginia Dare Cruises & Marina, 3619 Airport Road, Moneta, 540-297-7100vadarecruises.com. Sightseeing, lunch, dinner, Sunday luncheon and theme cruises aboard replica 19th century sidewheeler. Channel Marker: R21.

Waller’s1617 Crystal Shores Drive, Moneta,540-297-0055holleratwaller.com. Waterfront tropical grill and bar serving a variety of fare from steak to seafood; full bar. Live music most weekends in season. Channel Marker: R27.


Casual and Fine Dining

Bedford Social Club124 S. Bridge St. Bedford,540-586-9454bedfordsocialclub.com. Steaks, seafood, full bar, dining in an elegant atmosphere, open Wednesday to Saturday at 5p.m.

Blind Bill’s Restaurant6724 Whitehouse Road, Moneta, VA 24121540-230-4079. Opening May 2017. Comfort food, Full outdoor bar, deck seating, family oriented restaurant.

Farmhouse Catering & Meals to Go, 13300 B.T. Washington Hwy., Moneta, 540-330-8630farmhousecateringmealstogo.com.

Heath’s Waterfront Grill1217 Graves Harbor Trail, Huddleston,540-632-0163. On Facebook. Pizza, salads, sandwiches, pasta, steak, seafood and more. Casual setting with indoor and outdoor dining options. Live entertainment Saturdays in season. Channel Marker: C6.

Ippy’s Restaurant, 1760 N. Main St., Rocky Mount,540-483-5600ippysrestaurant.com. Steak, seafood, burgers, barbecue, sandwiches, salads, soups and more.

JJ’s Meat Shak1123 Celebration Ave., Moneta540-297-3500jjsmeatshak.com. American cuisine in a family-friendly atmosphere. Wood-fired pizza, barbecue, award-winning ribs, burgers. Breakfast on Saturday.

Old Liberty Station515 Bedford Ave., Bedford,540-587-9377oldelibertystation.com. Full-service restaurant in historic station house featuring American fare and Harry’s Famous Cheesecake.

Mitchell’s Restaurant3553 Trading Post Road, Huddleston,540-296-0664mitchellspoint.com. Casual marina eatery serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Outdoor patio and tiki bar. Channel Marker: C3.

Old Oak Cafe400 Scruggs Road, Suite 900, Moneta,540-719-3388oldoakcafe.com. Family-oriented restaurant offering soups, sandwiches, salad bar, breakfast all day and specialty coffee drinks.

Ruth’s Place18027 Virgil H. Goode Hwy., Rocky Mount,540-489-7884. On Facebook. Breakfast, home-style and homemade lunch specials daily.

Copper Kettle52 FirstWatch Drive, Moneta,540-346-2266. Steak, seafood, chicken, ribs, daily specials, hot and soup/salad bar. Open daily for dinner and all day Sunday.

The Back 401050 Hendricks Store Road, Moneta,540-297-0015. On Facebook. Affordable pub fare, with daily specials.

The Blackwater Cafe4730 Scruggs Road, Moneta,540-721-4333theblackwatercafe.com. Upscale cuisine served in a casual, lodge-like atmosphere; appetizers, salads, steaks, seafood and more; full bar.

The Landing Restaurant/Bruno’s Gastropub773 Ashmeade Road, Moneta540-721-3028thelandingsml.com. Gourmet cuisine in a casual lakeside setting. The adjacent Sunken City Tavern offers upscale pub fare and bar with Virginia craft beers; live music most weekends. Channel Marker: R11.


Fast Food

BoJangles49 LakeWatch Center Drive, Moneta,540-719-2248bojangles.com. Fast food specializing in Southern favorites.

Great Eats & Frozen Treats15550 Old Franklin Tpke., Penhook,540-576-1622, On Facebook. Fast food specializing in ice cream and frozen desserts with regular food menu.

Dairy Queen – Westlake, 520 Scruggs Road, Moneta,540-721-7541dairyqueen.com. Fast food specializing in ice cream and frozen desserts with regular food menu.

Subway – Eastlake, 14807 Moneta Road, Moneta,540-297-8889subway.com. Fast food specializing in deli subs and sandwiches, salads and wraps.

Subway – Westlake, 13020 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Moneta,540-721-7827subway.com. Fast food specializing in deli subs and sandwiches, salads and wraps.

Subway4640 Stewartsville Road, Moneta,540-297-3712subway.com. Fast food specializing in deli subs and sandwiches, salads and wraps.

Wendy’s12890 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Hardy, 540-721-5000wendys.com. Fast food specializing in traditional American grill; burgers, chicken sandwiches; no breakfast items.


Italian Food

Benny Adelina’s84 Westlake Road, Suite 105, Hardy, 540-346-2120bennysva.com. Pizza by the slice or pie, dine in or carry out. Beer and wine on premises.

Downtown Pizzeria1100 Celebration Ave., Moneta,540-297-1269downtownpizzasml.com. Dine-in or take-out pizzeria; specialty pizzas, stromboli, calzones, wings. Summer lunch menu with burgers, sandwiches; wine and beer.

Joe’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant130 Scruggs Road, Suite 101, Moneta,540-721-2422joespizzasml.com. Italian cuisine served in a family-friendly atmosphere; buffet, salads, house specialties, pizza, daily special available; beer and wine; outdoor dining available.

La Trattoria Italian Restaurant, 11960 Old Franklin Tpke., Union Hall,540-576-3004. Italian cuisine served in a family-friendly atmosphere; pasta, salads, house specialties, pizza; Sunday morning buffet.

Lago Pizza14600 Moneta Road, Suite 1, Moneta,540-297-5353. Dine-in or take-out pizzeria; specialty pizzas, stromboli, calzones, salads.

New York Pizza13314 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Moneta,540-721-4880. Dine-in or take-out pizzeria; specialty pizzas, subs, salads.

Pizza Pub16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Suite 10, Moneta,540-721-1234bridgewaterplaza.com. Dine-in or take-out pizzeria; appetizers, specialty pizzas, subs, salads, sandwiches; outdoor seating available. Channel Marker: R28.

Tuscan Tavern16483 Moneta Road, Moneta,540-297-8900. Italian cuisine served in a family-friendly atmosphere; house specialties, pizza, salads, sandwiches; separate lounge area with full bar and TVs.

Vinny’s Italian Grill & Pizzeria, 16547 Moneta Road, Moneta,540-297-0000vinnysitaliangrille.net. New York style pizza, subs, pasta with homemade sauces.


Mexican Food

Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Grill13383 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Hardy, 540-719-2884. Mexican fare served in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere; full bar; indoor and outdoor seating.

El Toreno, 40 Village Spring Drive, Westlake Village, Suite 14 Hardy, 540-721-3821eltoreno.com. Mexican fare served in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere; full bar.

Mexico Viejo404 Crazy Horse Drive, Moneta,540-719-1000. Mexican fare served in a casual, family friendly atmosphere; full bar. Channel marker: B11.

Mexico Viejo Tequila Bar16440 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Moneta. Mexican fare served in a casual, family friendly atmosphere; full bar. Channel marker: R28.


Short-Order Grill

Bay Roc Marina Cafe8360 Hardy Road, Hardy, 540-890-2194bayroc-marina.com. Lakeside diner serving breakfast all day, lunch and dinner in season; Southern-style menu with homemade biscuits, hot and cold sandwiches. Channel marker: R87.

Blackwater Marina & Grill2200 Old Salem School Road, Union Hall,540-576-4486. Sandwiches, burgers, crab cakes and more in a casual atmosphere. Channel marker: B37.

Carl’s Place15800 Old Franklin Tpke., Penhook,540-576-2838. Casual diner serving Southern-style menu items for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Drift In Deli16463 Moneta Road, Moneta,540-297-9300. Carry-out breakfast and lunch deli offering quick food options.

Duck In Market13246 Booker T. Washington Hwy., Hardy, 540-721-4633. Carry-out breakfast and lunch deli offering quick food options.

Kroger Bistro80 Westlake Drive, Hardy, 540-721-3102kroger.com. Homemade meals prepared fresh daily; breakfast biscuits and platters, deli sandwiches, salads, soups; sushi, olive, and cheese bar.

Lumpkin’s Snack Bar & Grill, 19 Lumpkin’s Drive, Penhook, 434-927-5150. Breakfast items made to order; sandwiches, subs and burgers. Channel Marker: B1.

Mariners Landing Golf & Country Club, 2052 Lake Retreat Road, Huddleston,540-297-8966. Sandwiches, hot dogs, burgers and other items made to order.

Smith Mountain Dock & Lodge, 300 Locust Lane, Penhook,540-565-0222. On Facebook. Lakeside grill serving breakfast and lunch; biscuits, hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, barbeque, salads. Channel Marker: R6.

Whistle Stop11729 Old Franklin Tpke.,540-576-1390. Convenience-store deli offering breakfast, lunch and dinner items.

White House Corner Store11674 Smith Mountain Lake Pkwy., Huddleston,540-297-6857. Breakfast, lunch and dinner items, including sandwiches, pizza and fried chicken.