Top things to do

Top Choice Californian in Clear Lake

Saw Shop Bistro

The best restaurant in Lake County serves a California-cuisine menu of wild salmon and rack of lamb, as well as a small-plates menu of sushi, lobster tacos, Kobe-beef burgers and flatbread pizzas. Laid-back atmosphe…
Top Choice Cafe in Clear Lake

Angelina's Bakery & Espresso

The best baked goodies in Clear Lake, especially the giant decadent muffins and gooey cinnamon rolls. Also makes sandwiches to order and serves savory pastries. The coffee is the real McCoy, with a caffeine kick tha…
Top Choice Winery in Clear Lake

Kaz Winery

A cult favorite, supercool Kaz is about blends: whatever is in the organic vineyards goes into the wine – and they’re blended at crush, not during fermentation. Expect lesser-known varietals like Tannat and Lenoir, …
Cinema in Clear Lake

Lakeport Auto Movies

Lakeport is home to one of the few surviving and wonderfully nostalgic drive-in movie theaters, with showings on Friday and Saturday nights.
Winery in Clear Lake

Langtry Estate Vineyards

This winery has a stunning location on a hilltop overlooking the lake with picnic tables available for anyone who wants to pack a lunch. Visitors can opt for a wine tasting of six wines, a tasting plus tour, a viney…
State Park in Clear Lake

Clear Lake State Park

Four miles from Kelseyville, on the lake’s southern shore, this park is idyllic and gorgeous, with hiking trails, fishing, boating and camping. The bird-watching is extraordinary. The visitor center has natural hist…
Deli in Clear Lake

Studebaker's Coffee House

A friendly, old-style diner with plenty of character, from black-and-white checker linoleum floors to old photos on the wall. Great sandwiches, including vegetarian options, plus Mexican fare such as quesadillas and…
Pub Food in Clear Lake

Old World Tavern

Appropriately named, this place has an authentic ye olde pub atmosphere with its exposed brick walls and wood-paneled bar. Pub grub includes surf-and-turf options, gourmet burgers and peasant pie for the vegetarians…
American in Clear Lake

Park Place

Simple but right on the waterfront, come to this bright and completely unpretentious eatery for basics like pasta, burgers and pizza made from sustainable, local produce at great prices. A local favorite.
Winery in Clear Lake


Looking like a Western movie set, downtown Kelseyville is where family-owned winery tasting rooms such as Wildhurst (tasting free) rustle beside hardware stores, soda fountains and cafes.