The Oaks on Lake Chatuge






Enjoy sophisticated southern flavors at our award winning restaurant, The Oaks. Built on quality and consistency, we are serving local and regional culinary expressions that set us apart. Each dish is prepared to order using local ingredients, enhancing your "farm to table" experience. Our menu is seasonally influenced and changes as such to ensure the availability and freshness of our ingredients. The Oaks is the only casually elegant lakeside dining option on Lake Chatuge, and our service has been ranked best in the area.

The Oaks on Lake Chatuge offers a fine dining experience with a full bar, outstanding wine list, and premium beer choices. Beautiful presentations of fresh food, homemade desserts prepared fresh daily by our Pastry Chef coupled with an attentive staff, make The Oaks on Lake Chatuge the perfect choice for intimate dining or entertaining. Enjoy casual elegance either in a stately paneled dining room or on our lakefront patio amidst beautiful surroundings.  We invite you to try one of our signature dishes, Grilled/Blackened North Carolina Mountain Trout, Georgia Shrimp & Luscious Grits, the Portabella Tower, or any of our local Beef entrees.

We are very sensitive to any dietary needs.  There are many gluten free options included on the menu so please mention your needs to our staff.


Please feel free to contact Chef Karl Engelmann, with any questions or concerns.




Wednesday ~ Sunday

Happy Hour • 4 pm – 6 pm

Dinner Service begins at 5 pm


Phone: 706-896-4141

   Reservations are recommended.



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The Oaks Seasonal Menu 



Early Bird  ~ Weekdays Only


Bar Options