View towards the Center Harbor Inn and the Lake from the parking lot.
Things to do around the Big Lake

Local Dining


Bellies-n-Butts is the new to the town of Center Harbor. It specializes in everything Southern & Texas Style BBQ including: Ribs, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Chicken, Sausage and Mac & Cheese. Get there early in the morning for Fresh Cider doughnuts made to order.


Osteria Poggio

Osteria Poggio, an Italian restaurant located just walking distance from the Inn, sources their menu items from local farms. The menu is everchanging, cycling through multiple times a season with all pastas being housemade. Their goal is to reconnect you to the nostalgia of food.

Osteria Poggio

Canoe Restaurant and Tavern

The Canoe Restaurant and Tavern serves up views of picturesque Lake Winnipesaukee with Lobster Mac & Cheese, hand-cut steaks and award-winning Sweet and Sour Calamari. Whether it's a night out with the family or a quiet evening with friends, the Canoe serves something for every taste and appetite.


Dewey's Ice Cream Parlor and Cafe

Dewey's Ice Cream Parlor and Café, LLC. is located in beautiful downtown Center Harbor, NH within walking distance of the town docks. Dewey's serves delicious homemade ice cream, specialty sodas, smoothies and hand-made sandwiches made with the freshest ingredients.


Gusto Italian Café

Gusto Italian Café serves authentic Tuscan food in a setting where you truly feel as if you are dining in Italy. Offering delectable breakfast and lunch items and a friendly atmosphere to enjoy them in, this award-winning café provides an incredible dining experience.

Gusto Café

Lemon Grass

Lemon Grass specializes in Asian Fusion Cuisine where healthy meets delicious. This unique local gem places a top priority on serving organic and natural ingredients. Lemon Grass prides itself on making your dining experience with unforgettable.

Lemon Grass

Elvio’s Pizzeria & Restaurant

Elvio’s Pizzeria & Restaurant offers great food and dining options for great prices! Enjoy specialty pizzas, calzones and subs served fresh. Check out the menu or stop in today and discover for yourself why customers love Elvio’s Pizzeria.

Elvio’s Pizzeria

The Center Harbor Diner

The Center Harbor Diner offers homemade food and fast and friendly service with a smile. This family owned diner has operated in town for over 25 years. Here you're not just a customer, you're family.

Center Harbor Diner

Winnipesaukee Bay Gulls

At Winnipesaukee Bay Gulls, they use only the finest ingredients and bake continuously throughout the day to ensure you the freshest and tastiest bagels of all time. By Offering a clean environment with prompt, friendly service, the owners hope to make your visit to Winnipesaukee Bay Gulls a pleasant and healthy experience.

Bay Gulls