Dining at the Squam Lake

One bite and you will know this is the place you hoped to stumble upon on your journey through New England! We are located only 8 miles from Meredith, NH.

Dining at the SLI is a special and unique experience. Combining great food with a welcoming atmosphere is our mission, creating our motto: “Food Among Friends!”

Join us and dine alongside locals, summer residents, and vacationers alike. Our knowledgeable staff will make you feel welcome and assist with your selection. We are dedicated to providing you with the best fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients available by working with local farmers. We select our fresh fish by the recommendation of the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch in order to do our part to serve only sustainable seafood. Our guests enjoy the labors of a dedicated kitchen staff that truly carries out our mission of fresh, vibrant, and memorable food each day.

“A true gem!” – Megan Crane, Crush Distributors


Meredith NH Restaurant, Squam Lake Dining - Breakfast
As a guest from England said to us one morning: “It’s a jolly good way to start your day!”

Breakfast begins with fresh fruit and orange juice followed by your breakfast entree that alternates between sweet and savory. Each day brings a new breakfast experience and guests are always anxious to see what will be on the menu board! Please let us know if you have any dietary requests, and we are happy to accommodate.

Our guests at the Inn experience a delicious made-to-order gourmet breakfast daily between 8:00am-9:00am. Choose a cozy table for two or join other guests at our large table in our dining room or on a warm morning, you can dine outdoors. We will take care of the rest!

Breakfast Favorites:

  • Orange Cream French Toast with Breakfast Sausage links
  • Breakfast BLT Pizza
  • Four Grain Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Sugar Bacon


Established in 2004, the Squam Lake Inn Lunch Café features hand-crafted sandwiches, salads, soups, and sweets. Our bread is baked each morning and carved to order for your sandwich.Produce and salad greens are prepped fresh each morning. Our gardens provide fresh herbs that we incorporate into our house made dressings and garnishes. Delectable endings await you as any lunch is not complete without dessert! Try the Cookie of the Day, Frozen Key Lime Pie, and Ice Cream Sandwiches.Diners can enjoy lunch in our dining room, outdoor deck, or as take out between 11:30am and 2:30pm.We welcome advance calls for large parties! Dining at Squam Lake Restaurant near Meredith New HampshireSquam Lake Restaurant


What you will first notice about our dinner menu that sets us apart is all our printing is done in-house which affords us to offer you the freshest seasonal plates of food in the area.

We feature a selection of appetizers, salads, seafood specialties, and entrees. Fresh produce, sustainable seafood, organic wherever possible, and all homemade just for you! Finish your dinner with a delectable dessert baked with you in mind!

Unique wines and local brews have been hand-selected to compliment the meal. Our selection of artisan wines features small production vineyards with a focus on sustainable farming.

Restaurant near Meredith - Squam Lake Restaurant