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Shoreline Lake Boathouse

3160 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043-1341
+1 650-965-7474
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Hey the picnic basket

Wife and I rented kayaks on the lake. Best part was the gourmet picnic basket afterward. Includes... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
GMRoos
via mobile
Great lunch spot after a hike

I love to hike at shoreline, see the great birds, and then wind it up having lunch around the lake... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
peggygraham2018
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Sunnyvale, California
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A rarity, and a true respite, in Silicon Valley. Offering something for everyone, it's the perfect place for a break from the office, lunch, water sports, picnics, events or kid/teen summer camps.
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3160 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043-1341
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+1 650-965-7474
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Wife and I rented kayaks on the lake. Best part was the gourmet picnic basket afterward. Includes wine. The restaurant offers several options. Plenty of shade covered grass around the lake to spread your blanket

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

I love to hike at shoreline, see the great birds, and then wind it up having lunch around the lake. They have great Quiches, soups, salads, and sandwiches.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I wanted to try out paddle boarding without the challenge of tides. This place was perfect! The lake isn’t too big so you can’t get lost or too far away. People were all around having a good time on little sail boats, paddle boats, and...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Borrowed bike for about $40. Rode along the coast for about 4hrs. Reached the airport then came back. Benches available to relax and look at the sea, birds, etc.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot for a coffee break during a bike ride in the wetlands and nearby nature trail. Mid morning there was individual attention and unobstructed views of the lake. Just lovely. Now, if only the birds would not feed at the empty eating areas.

Thank Kathryn C
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

There was a wedding reception there this last weekend, which was very nice. The park is a great place for families and couples who want to picnic or ride bikes or rent kayaks,etc. There are even lessons given for sailing. The cafe is open to...More

Thank Sharon L
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We hired a pedal boat for an hours time. With life jackets the rowing / pedaling started. The centerpiece of the Park, Shoreline Lake is a man-made, 50 acre, salt water lake filled by waters pumped in from the San Francisco Bay that circulate back...More

Thank Cshastry2
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Are you ready for a mid-week lunch get-away--one that doesn't involve anxiety over parking? Try the American Bistro at the little Shoreline lake. The bistro has great sandwiches, soups and salads. Take you lunch out on the patio if the weather permits, but even if...More

Thank Nancie F
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This man-made lake has excellent water sport facilities like canoeing,boating ,kayaking et all.Vast lake inside a natural park is an excellent place to hang around apart from performing various water sport activities.

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to come spend a few hours. Rent paddle boats, canoes, windsurfers or sailboats. Great walking and Biking trails.

Thank mfrs
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