Welcome to the Unique Dining Experience That is the Waterfront
Welcome to Waterfront Lakeside Grille, a one-of-a-kind destination that offers diners the look and feel of a Northwoods lodge without travelling for hours to get here. Nestled on the western banks of Clearwater Lake near Annandale, we’re just a short drive from nearby St. Cloud or the Twin Cities. You’ll bask in our warm, rustic atmosphere, and enjoy our beautiful, tranquil setting. For nearly a century, we have been a beacon for people in search of cool drinks, a great meal, and unforgettable service. You can dine inside, outside, or take your food to go. We also cater large banquet style meals.
Our Extensive Menu Has Something for Every Taste
Our menu offers something for everyone, from burgers, baskets, sandwiches, and salads, to authentic supper club cuisine, including steaks, seafood, and walleye. We also cater large banquet style meals at our facility.
A house specialty! Dipped in beer batter and served with our own special dipping sauce.
Roasted Chicken Quesadilla
Chicken, cheese, tomatoes, onions, and peppers stuffed in a flour tortilla and grilled. Served with lettuce, salsa, and sour cream.
Boneless Waterfront Wings
Plain, BBQ, teriyaki, oriental, or buffalo. Crispy boneless wings served with ranch or blue cheese dressing.
Nacho chips, topped with seasoned beef, smothered in cheddar-jack cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, black olives, and jalapenos. Served with salsa and sour cream.
Bavarian Pretzel Sticks
Three large soft pretzels with warm cheese sauce or honey mustard.
Eight fresh shrimp, chilled and served with cocktail sauce.
Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms
Shrimp and crab meat stuffed in large mushrooms, baked and topped with our homemade Boursin cream sauce. A house specialty.
Hand-breaded strips of walleye, deep fried to perfection and served with our own dipping sauce.
Cheesy Bacon Fries
French fries topped with melted cheddar-jack cheese and bacon crumbles. Served with seasoned sour cream.
Cheddar cheese curds, deep fried and served with marinara sauce.
Oriental Chicken Salad
Crispy chicken fingers tossed with fresh greens, Chow Mein noodles, red peppers, slivered carrots, and toasted almonds. Served with Oriental dressing.
Crisp romaine lettuce, with our homemade Caesar dressing, parmesan cheese, tomatoes, and croutons, topped with grilled chicken.
Roasted Chicken Salad
Roasted chicken with romaine lettuce, crisp bacon crumbles, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheddar-jack cheese, carrots, toasted pecans, and ranch dressing.
Raspberry Chicken Salad
A raspberry marinated chicken breast with romaine and iceberg lettuce, tossed with red onions, green peppers, and mushrooms. Drizzled with a raspberry walnut vinaigrette.
Sandwiches & Wraps
All sandwiches served with french fries. Substitute tater tots or waffle fries.
8-Oz Choice Sirloin Steak Sandwich
Grilled to perfection, served with Texas toast.
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Char-grilled chicken breast topped with lettuce, tomato, and onion, served on a Kaiser bun.
Northwoods walleye, beer-battered and deep-fried or broiled to perfection. Served on a toasted hoagie with tartar sauce.
Chicken Bacon Ranch Melt
Crispy chicken tenders topped with melted Swiss cheese, bacon, and ranch dressing; served on grilled Texas toast.
Crispy Chicken Wrap
Crispy fried chicken tenders, jack cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, bacon, and ranch dressing, wrapped in a garlic and herb tortilla.
Chicken Caesar Wrap
A garlic and herb tortilla wrapped around freshly-grilled chicken breast, tomatoes, romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, and Caesar dressing.
Prime Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich
Tender, sliced USDA Choice Prime Rib, topped with sautéed green peppers and onion and melted Swiss cheese. Served with a side of Au Jus.
Crispy hickory smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise.
Chicken tenders, crisp lettuce mix, carrots, toasted almonds, and oriental dressing all wrapped in an herb tortilla.
Tender corned beef topped with sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing, and Swiss cheese; served on grilled marble rye bread.
All burgers served with french fries.
A full half-pound of charbroiled ground beef.
Hickory Cheddar Burger
Try our classic! Served with bacon, cheddar cheese, and our homemade BBQ sauce.
Mushroom & Swiss Burger
Topped with Swiss cheese and fresh sautéed mushrooms.
Pepper-Jack & Bacon Burger
Topped with crisp, peppered bacon and pepper-jack cheese.
Perfectly grilled and topped with bacon, Swiss and cheddar cheese, and sautéed onions; served on sourdough toast.
Black ‘n’ Blue Burger
Topped with sautéed onions and bleu cheese crumbles.
Served with french fries. Substitute tater tots or waffle fries.
Chicken Fingers Basket
Breaded chicken tenders served plain or buffalo style.
Breaded mini shrimp, deep fried to a golden brown and served with cocktail or tartar sauce.
BBQ Rib Basket
Order of the Waterfront’s famous slow-cooked BBQ ribs.
Slow roasted BBQ pulled pork with caramelized onions and cheddar jack cheese.
Diced tomatoes, fresh basil, and mozzarella cheese make this light flatbread an instant classic.
Features our own alfredo, roasted chicken, parmesan cheese, and garlic. Served with black olives and tomato garnish.
All cuts are Angus Choice Beef. Served with soup, salad or coleslaw, choice of potato, and bread. Add a Caesar salad, sautéed onions, or garlic butter mushrooms.
8-ounce, bacon wrapped, USDA Choice filet Mignon. Melts in your mouth.
Friday and Saturday only, while supplies last. 12-oz or 16-oz.
16-ounce hand cut, USDA Choice ribeye, cooked the way you like it.
Choice 8-ounce sirloin—a house favorite for sirloin lovers– charbroiled the way you like it.
12-ounce ground sirloin, smothered with sautéed mushrooms, onions, and rich demi-glace.
Fish & Seafood
All seafood served with salad, choice of potato, and bread.
10-ounce filet, broiled or beer-battered by hand, with drawn butter, cocktail or tartar sauce.
An 8-ounce filet, your choice of broiled or grilled, and topped with our own creamy dill sauce.
A half-pound of large, broiled sea scallops, served with drawn butter.
6 jumbo tiger shrimp prepared broiled, beer-battered, or grilled. Served with drawn butter, cocktail, or tartar sauce.
8-ounce walleye fillet, 3 jumbo shrimp, broiled or beer-battered, and 2 large broiled sea scallops.
Cold Water Twin Tails
Two 6oz tails steamed and served with drawn butter.
King Crab Legs
A hearty pound of our succulent King Crab.
Seafood Stuffed Shrimp
4 deep fried jumbo shrimp, stuffed with crab, shrimp, and cheese, smothered in Boursin sauce.
Fan Tail Shrimp
6 butterflied shrimp deep fried to perfection.
Pasta & Stir Fries
Served with soup, salad or coleslaw, and bread sticks. Add a Caesar salad.
Fettuccine with broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots, tossed in our creamy Alfredo sauce. Add roasted chicken or pan-seared shrimp.
Waterfront Baked Pasta
Choice of Honey Dijon sauce or Alfredo sauce tossed with fettuccine noodles, topped with chicken breast, bacon, sautéed mushrooms, cheddar and mozzarella cheese, and oven baked to a golden brown.
Breaded chicken breast topped with marinara, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese; served over fettuccine noodles.
Choose from shrimp or chicken tossed with peppers, water chestnuts, carrots, and snap peas in a teriyaki sauce. Served on a bed of rice.
Fettuccine with chicken, tomatoes, peppers, and onions tossed in Cajun Alfredo sauce.
Poultry & Pork
All meals served with soup, salad or coleslaw, choice of potato, and bread. Add a Caesar salad.
Our famous slow-cooked, fall-off-the-bone, and melt-in-your-mouth BBQ pork ribs. Half-rack or full-rack.
Classic Chicken Kiev
Stuffed butter and garlic chicken breast with wild rice or choice of potato, drizzled with Alfredo sauce.
1/2 Chicken or 1/4 Chicken (all white meat on 1/4 only)
Chicken & Ribs
1/4 broasted chicken with our famous BBQ pork ribs.
A marinated chicken breast, char-grilled and topped with a raspberry Melba sauce.
All of our combinations are served with soup, salad or coleslaw, choice of potato, and bread. Add a Caesar salad. All cuts are Angus Choice Beef.
Steak & Shrimp
Choice 8-ounce top sirloin with three jumbo shrimp, beer-battered, broiled, or scampi style, served with drawn butter, cocktail, or tartar sauce.
Steak & Scallops
Choice 8-ounce top sirloin with 3 jumbo broiled scallops served with drawn butter.
Steak & Lobster
Choice 8-ounce top sirloin with a 6-ounce lobster tail.
Steak & Chicken
Choice 8-ounce top sirloin with 1/4 broasted chicken.
Shrimp & Ribs
3 jumbo shrimp, broiled or beer-battered with a half-rack of our famous slow-cooked BBQ ribs.
Steak & Crab
Choice 8-ounce top sirloin with ½-pound of succulent King crab legs.
1/2 Rack Ribs & Steak
Half-rack of our famous slow-cooked BBQ ribs with choice 8-ounce top sirloin.
1/2 Rack Ribs & Shrimp
Half-rack of ribs with 3 jumbo shrimp, beer-battered, broiled, or scampi style, served with drawn butter, cocktail, or tartar sauce.
1/2 Rack Ribs & Scallops
Half-rack of ribs with 3 jumbo broiled scallops, served with drawn butter.
1/2 Rack Ribs & Chicken
Half-rack of ribs with 1/4 roasted chicken.
1/2 Rack Ribs & Lobster
Half-rack of ribs with a 6-ounce lobster tail.
1/2 Rack Ribs & Crab
Half-rack of ribs with a ½-pound of succulent King crab legs.
Sweets and Sides
- Carmel Apple Pie
- Turtle Cheese Cake
- White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
Sides & Extras
- Soup of the Day: Cup or Bowl
- House Salad
- Caesar Salad
- Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- Baked Potato (after 4pm)
- Breadsticks with Marinara
- Garlic Butter Mushrooms
- Wild Rice Blend
- French Fries
- Au Gratin Potatoes
- Waffle Fries
For all children 10 years and younger. Meals include french fries and beverage.
- Two Mini Cheeseburgers
- Grilled Cheese Sandwich
- Corn Dog
- Chicken Strips
- Macaroni & Cheese
The following entrees include our house salad or soup, breadstick, and a baked potato:
- 8-oz. Charbroiled Top Sirloin Steak
- One Half-Rack of Our Famous BBQ Pork Ribs
- 8-oz. Broiled Walleye Filet
- Chicken Boursin: two lightly-breaded chicken breasts, sautéed and topped with rich Boursin cream sauce
The following entrees include our house salad or soup, breadstick, and choice of baked or garlic mashed potatoes:
- A Heaping Platter of Our Famous BBQ Pork Ribs
- Chicken Boursin: two lightly-breaded chicken breasts, sautéed and topped with rich Boursin cream sauce
- 14 oz Prime Rib, slow roasted to perfection
Hors d’ oeuvres
(price dependent upon number of guests)
- Meat and cheese tray with crackers
- BBQ meatballs
- Chicken wings
- Veggie tray with dip
Make Your Reservation Today!
When you’re hungry for the best food around, head over to the Waterfront Lakeside Grille. We delight in delivering outstanding customer service and delicious meals that are made from the freshest ingredients available. Find out what the fuss is all about—make a reservation at the Waterfront tonight!