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Lake Hope Lodge

Every vacation getaway in Hocking Hills could use some casual dining to help wind down in the evening. Fortunately, there are a variety of restaurants here in the area that are both local and guest favorites. Most of these restaurants are locally owned and help provide the community with delicious food. Lake Hope Lodge is one such location that makes everything from scratch with locally sourced ingredients when possible. The food is incredible, and the beautiful views of Lake Hope bring it all together. Take a look at what is on the menu:

Casual and Rustic Dining

The moment guests pull up to Lake Hope Lodge, they will know they are in for quite the treat. Lake Hope Lodge is a casual and rustic dining spot located right off Lake Hope. The interior of the restaurant features a rustic cabin theme with natural wood and stone wall paneling and flooring. There are plenty of views to take in of the lake whenever you dine from the patio deck. Dining is at its finest as you sip on a glass of wine as the sun slowly starts to set behind the lake. The views at Lake Hope Lodge are only the start too. You will be pleasantly surprised to find that everything on their vast menu is made from scratch and uses locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. This includes all of the delicious BBQ from the fire pit and everything else.

Classic American Cuisine

What you will find on the menu at Lake Hope Lodge in Ohio is a variety of classic American cuisines. Start your meal off with a tasty appetizer such as BBQ covered fries, giant plate of nachos, or loaded potato skins; each appetizer is big enough to share among the whole family! A variety of soup and salad options are perfect for those looking for lighter fare for dinner. The Caesar Salad is the classic take on this favorite and can also have chicken added to it. Guests can also try the Smokey Turkey Salad or Warm Brisket and Blue Salad that adds on some of their fan favorite BBQ meats to them. The Lodge Chili is a signature dish that you really need to try out! Lake Hope Lodge features an all-wood traditional BBQ pit that is roasting every day of the week. Try out a platter of delicious BBQ such as pulled pork, pulled turkey, or beef brisket. Each dinner platter from the pit also comes with a choice of two sides, coleslaw, and house made potato rolls for a delicious and authentic BBQ meal. Vegetarians can also get in on the fire pit platters with the grilled vegetable platter that includes a variety of veggies marinated in olive oil and herbs before they are grilled to perfection. Yum! Hand cut steaks are made to order and feature tasty sides. You can always order your steak to be cooked just the way you like it. Hand-pattied burgers are a mouthwatering option and feature perfectly fried French fries. Of course it wouldn’t be a casual food join without a selection of tasty sandwiches. Local favorites include the Pulled Pork, Smoked Brisket, or Yard Bird sandwiches that features mounds of delicious BBQ. Thursday through Sunday, you can order a wood-fired pizza featuring classic options such as pepperoni or a white pizza. Each pizza is also made to order so you won’t find any frozen pizza boxes here. Don’t forget dessert that will satisfy any sweet tooth such as berry cobbler or NY cheesecake.


You can also grab your favorite BBQ from Lake Hope Lodge to go by the pound. Simply call ahead or ask at the to go counter for any pulled pork, pulled turkey, or brisket to go to enjoy at your vacation rental.

Indoor and Outdoor Dining

Lake Hope Lodge continues to offer outdoor dining on their beautiful patio deck. This is the best spot in the restaurant for lake views. Indoor dining is also open at a reduced capacity. Reservations are currently unaccepted and seating parties are restricted to 12 individuals or less. However, you will find that the incredible service and food at Lake Hope Lodge has continued to excel in every way possible.

Finding Lake Hope Lodge in Ohio

As you can see, there is something for everyone on the menu at Lake Hope Lodge in Ohio. You can find the restaurant located at 27331 State Route 278 in McArthur. Lake Hope Lodge is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM for brunch buffet. Limited indoor dining is now available along with to go services. Call 740-596-0601 to place your order today.

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