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The Beachouse (Cda)

3204 Lake Drive
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
(208) 664-6464

Updated August 2008
A change won't do you good! Uh-oh, here's story of a review gone south.
After a full day of white water rafting, we arrived hungry and tired at the Beachhouse in Cda. Why did we go there? Well, we went there last year after rafting. I gave it rave reviews in my previous review. Based on that stellar past experience, it was unanimous we were making this a tradition and would be back on the deck with crab legs, mallets and bibs.
We got right in and had a great table on the deck overlooking the marina.
What this? A new menu? No Seafood Pot? Confused we asked our waiter, what gives?
He explained a few changes. New menu, new employees, new chefs. We thought about moving on, but we were hungry and ordered something new. Meh! It was just okay. At the beachhouse, all those NEW changes made us OLD customers. Its spendy, and we can do much better in Cda. Needless to say, were looking for a new tradition apres rafting.

Previous Post: Based on August 2007

Very Coeur d' Alene!
The Beachouse Rib and Crab Shack overlooks THE Lake. Great seafood, steaks and other regional specialties in a rustic boat house setting. The BH is located at Silver Beach Marina near the Cda Resort Golf Course.You can dine either inside or outside on the heated deck. I'm confident in recommending the The Beachouse Halibut, Huckleberry Ribs, Beer Can Chicken & our favorite Seafood Pot- (Crab legs, mussels, shrimp and potatoes dumped on your table with mallets, crackers and of course a bib)The only thing that isn't great is the clam chowder. You expect a place like this to have an award winning chowder. Not so much.
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