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The Cutwater on Payette Lake

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501 W Lake St, McCall, ID 83638-3444
+1 800-657-6464
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
501 W Lake St, McCall, ID 83638-3444
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I made reservations for 4 of us through Open Table for lunch on a Friday. After waiting for 15 minutes for a hostess to be seated, we were informed that our reservation was for outside (I had not requested outside since it was cold and...More

Thank yachats70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch and dinner here and all the meals were really good! Their burgers melt in your mouth and the scallops were tender and sweet. would also recommend the halibut!

Thank SandyH1114
Reviewed 11 August 2018

My wife and I joined two for couples for dinner. We sat on the patio overlooking the marina at Shore Lodge and Payette Lake. Our waiter was very charming and the service was excellent. I had the shot ribs—the best ever. My wife had the...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

After being seated at our reserved table, we were poured water by the bus-person. Then we waited 15 minutes for our server to acknowledge us. (We wanted to order a pre-dinner cocktail.). We actually wondered if we even had a server assigned to our table!...More

Thank idajag
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The food is great. The service is good. The views are spectacular! The portion sizes are catastrophically small. The two of us spent over $100 on our meal only drinking water and when we got back to the room I had to get some food...More

Thank Ahems
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We expected the lake view to far outstrip the food on our visit but were pleasantly surprised. The setting on a nice summer evening was great of course. The service was friendly and fitting for the season and setting. And we enjoyed the food more...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lake side table and an incredible view of the lake. The food was ok but not great. Our service was very good. The menu selections seemed promising but I think didn’t live up to the expectations. I expected more flavors

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Second evening in a row dining here. This time ordered green fried tomato ... sandwich. Not prepared for the pork bacon which was very fatty in my opinion. Ended up eating the toast and tomatoes. Why isn’t there any pasta on the menu? Service is...More

Thank Margaret N
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We went to the Tuesday dinner and movie at the suggestion of our Airbnb host. Recommendation was 5 star food and 5 star view. The food was quite good — maybe 4 stars — but it was too chilly the evening we went to sit...More

Thank Julie R
Dan S, General Manager at The Cutwater on Payette Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Shore Lodge while you were in McCall. I am glad that you enjoyed the food at The Cutwater and I apologize that you felt that your view was obstructed. The umbrella system is just that; a system. The actual setting up...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We decided to enjoy a nice dinner overlooking the Payette Lake at the premier resort in Payette. We were disappointed all around and would NOT recommend. Sorry, I rarely give below 3 stars unless multiple facets were a failure. Location: 4 stars Great views of...More

Thank TravelBugged33
Dan S, General Manager at The Cutwater on Payette Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It sounds like we did not deliver during your experience so I apologize for that. I have shared your review with the staff so we can improve. Thank you again and I hope that we have the opportunity to serve...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$55
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 W Lake St, McCall, ID 83638-3444
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  McCall
  • Phone Number: +1 800-657-6464
  • This restaurant is at Shore Lodge
THE place for friends and families to connect and celebrate life with expertly crafted meals & drinks. This is a restaurant like no other in McCall. Guests of all ages can enjoy seasonal indoor/outdoor seating, a 2,000-gallon saltwater fish tank, analog game room and simply delicious fare on the shores of Payette Lake. The Cutwater offers year-round breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.
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