Must-Try Restaurants in Lake Havasu

Must-Try Restaurants in Lake Havasu – Lake Havasu is filled with great places to eat, with everything from family friendly restaurants to fine dining to lively places to grab a few drinks. When you’re staying at The Place, you will have access to a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and a gorgeous outdoor grill area, but you may still want to eat out a few times. Whatever you’re looking for, you will find it in Lake Havasu.

6 Must-Try Restaurants in Lake Havasu


With a sophisticated interior featuring original artwork and copper water sculptures, Cha-Bones is one of the best restaurants in Lake Havasu for celebrating a special occasion. Their fantastic menu features steakhouse classics like prime rib and stuffed mushrooms, as well as unique tapas and memorable entrees like rack of wild boar and ahi poke. There is something for everyone to love at this elegant restaurant, located just off the water.

Juicy’s River Cafe

Serving Lake Havasu customers for over 30 years, Juicy’s River Cafe is a go-to when you want to enjoy breakfast out. They are locally owned and operated and serve up all your classic breakfast favorites in a comfortable and family friendly atmosphere. They also serve lunch and dinner, and you can’t go wrong any time you stop by. Don’t forget to try one of their signature cocktails, like a Juicy Mary or a Havasu Sunset.

Mudshark Brewery

One of the best parts of a brewery is the food. Not only can you taste a flight of West Coast microbrews, but at Mudshark Brewery you can order from their full service menu, too. The award-winning, solar powered brewery is home to a restaurant serving up appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and pizzas you will love. They offer both indoor and outdoor dining, and you can take home a growler of whatever beer you really loved.

The Red Onion

The Red Onion is known for their delicious breakfast menu, with many dishes inspired by South of the Border flavors. Many people say they have the best huevos rancheros in the state, and that’s saying something in Arizona. For a more traditional American breakfast, you might like their corned beef hash, chicken fried steak, or layered French toast.

They also serve lunch and a seasonally rotating dinner menu, which are just as wonderful as breakfast. Any time of the day, The Red Onion is a good call.


With a stunning view of the London Bridge and the Bridgewater Channel, Shugrue’s is one of Lake Havasu’s top fine dining restaurants. Established in 1988, they’ve earned their excellent reputation over decades.

Enjoy hand cut steaks and the freshest seafood in the restaurant or lounge, along with perfect wine pairings. If you’re planning a destination wedding in Lake Havasu, Shugrue’s is the perfect place to host a rehearsal dinner or reception.

Turtle Grille

At the Turtle Grille, you will enjoy classic Lake Havasu beach vibes. Serving Lake Havasu residents and vacationers for over 25 years, Turtle Grille is the perfect place to relax after a day on the water. Their menu features upscale pub cuisine, and they are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all year long.

The Turtle Grille is located in the Nautical Beachfront Resort, but you’re welcome to dine there even if you are not a resort guest.

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