7 Restaurants on Lake Oconee and in Greensboro You Have to Try

7 Restaurants on Lake Oconee and in Greensboro You Have to Try

Greensboro is a town filled with gorgeous scenery, a quaint and historic downtown, and delicious food. The restaurants at Lake Oconee range from quick bites and pastries to authentic Italian food. There is something for everyone in Greensboro. Check out seven of our favorite restaurants in Greene County, Georgia.


Gaby’s by the Lake at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

If you’re out boating on Lake Oconee for the day with your family and friends and need to grab something to eat, Gaby’s by the Lake at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee is the perfect option for you. You can pull right up to Gaby’s by the Lake and dock your boat! This poolside restaurant on Lake Oconee offers beautiful views overlooking the water, a relaxed dining atmosphere, and delicious cocktails and food. Insider tip, get the BBQ Pork Nachos!

The National Tavern at Reynolds Lake Oconee

Located in the heart of The National Golf Village at Reynolds Lake Oconee, you will find The National Tavern. This restaurant has a casual dining atmosphere and invites in golfers, families, and foodies alike. The National Tavern overlooks the 18th hole on The National golf course, and has a gorgeous wrap around porch, outdoor fire pit area, cornhole boards, putting green, and state-recognized dishes. In fact, The National Tavern’s Goat Cheese Beignets were recently featured in Explore Georgia’s 100 Plates Locals Love.

The Yesterday Café

You can find The Yesterday Cafe in the middle of historic downtown Greensboro. This is a Greene County staple and a local favorite. Lake Oconee’s history hangs on the walls, and the restaurant itself epitomizes Southern charm. The Yesterday Cafe is open for lunch and dinner, and the menu is filled with traditional Southern staples as well as dishes with a modern twist. When you visit The Yesterday Cafe you HAVE to order a slice of their award-winning Buttermilk Pie.

Holcomb's BBQ

Holcomb’s Barbeque opened its doors in 1971. With two locations, one in downtown Greensboro and one in White Plains, this local joint knows BBQ. The original location in White Plains used to be a sawmill, and there’s still sawdust on the floor. Some people say that’s the secret that makes the BBQ so good. Holcomb’s was also featured in Explore Georgia’s 100 Plates Locals Love for their outstanding BBQ sandwich plate. Oh, and did we mention they serve homemade cake too!

Da Corrado’s Italian Ristorante

Da Corrado’s Italian restaurant is an authentic Italian restaurant located at Village Park in Greensboro. The owner, Corrado Corrias, is from Italy, and he learned all his cooking methods and recipes from his mother. Corrado and his wife aspire for their restaurant guests to experience truly authentic Italian cuisine and unmatched service.

Café 44

Cafe 44 is located at Village Park in Greensboro, and serves breakfast, lunch, and delicious pastries. For breakfast, you can get one of their mouthwatering breakfast sandwiches, fresh baked goods, coffee and so much more. Lunch at Cafe 44 consists of a variety of burgers, soups, salads, and sandwiches. Cafe 44 has consistently been voted as one of the best places for coffee, breakfast, and lunch at Lake Oconee in Greensboro.

The Grill at Oconee Sweet Sensations

If you’re looking for a somewhere where you can get delicious food and some fantastic ice cream in one place, then The Grill at Oconee Sweet Sensations is for you. The shop originally just served ice cream and a few lunch options, but they quickly expanded. So when you head over to the Parkside Main 8 movie theater, stop in The Grill at Oconee Sweet Sensations for dinner and a sweet treat.

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