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Cedars Floating Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS‎
$9.00
Crispy Fried Calamari
Finished w/ scallions, sweet red chili sauce & lemon garlic aioli.
$7.00
Yam Fries
Crispy fried over gorgonzola cream & topped w/ crumbled gorgonzola. And a honey balsamic drizzle.
$13.00
Crab Artichoke Dip
Dungeness crab & artichokes hearts blended w/ garlic cream cheese & parmesan; then baked to a golden brown. Served w/ crostini.
$1.50 each
Fresh Northwest Coastal Oysters
Served on the ½ shell w/ fresh lemon & Tabasco. Please ask for tonights species.
$12.00
Prawn Cocktail
Jumbo iced prawns served w/ house made artichoke tarter & cocktail sauces.
One Pound $12.00
Two Pounds $18.00
Cedars Steamed Clams & Mussels
Fresh clams or mussels or both steamed in a rich leek, garlic chardonnay butter served w/ toasted focaccia points.
$14.00
Smoked Sun Valley Idaho Trout
Served w/ lemon dill cream cheese, red onion, capers & toasted crostini.
$8.00
Tempura Asparagus
Drizzled w/ a balsamic honey & crumbled gorgonzola.
$11.00
Baked Brie
Baked in a fresh bread bowl & served w/ Granny smith apples & a drizzle of honey.
$9.00
Tuscan Torta
Roasted garlic whipped cream cheese layered w/ fresh basil pesto & sun dried tomato artichoke pesto & served w/ toasted focaccia.
COCKTAILS‎
Tropical Long Island Iced Tea
A Cedars style Long Island Iced Tea made w/ our own tropical nectars. This one definitely packs a punch w/ a Midori float.
Cedar-co-lada
Our own version of the lava flow Northwest style, fresh pineapple chunks & coconut milk blended w/ Malibu Rum infused w/ our Cedars Northwest berry blend & finished w/ a Mango Rum float.
$21.00
Fish Bowl
Share w/ friends or at least two people. 9 shots of tropical rum makes a mountain out of a Mai Tai.
Blueberry Martini
Stoli Blueberry & Cedars special sour mix create a succulent berry sensation.
Peach-a-Tini
Stoli Peach & a special sour mix combined to make a delicious peach sensation.
Cedars Perfect Cadillac Martini
Sauza Hornitos & El Jimador tequila, fresh squeezed lime juice & Cointreau shaken & topped w/ Grand Mariner.
Cedars Frappacino
Baileys, Amaretto, Frangelico, & Starbucks coffee Liqueur blended w/ chocolate & ice cream is the perfect end to an evening.
Tropical Razz-a-Tini
The Cedars version of a Raspberry martini. Absolut Raspberry & Vanilla shaken w/ fresh squeezed lime juice & a splash of passion fruit nectar create the ultimate raspberry surprise.
Huckle-Tini
Northwest traditional huckleberries infused w/ Absolut Mandarin, vanilla & fresh squeezed lime juice will make you an instant huckleberry fan.
Northwest Berry Martini
A five berry surprise made w/ Bombay Sapphire & fresh lime juice puts the drink on your Northwest things to do.
WINES BY THE GLASS‎
$6.75
New Age ~ White Blend
$6.50
Cypress ~ White Zinfandel
$7.50
Grayson ~ Chardonnay
$10.50
J. Lohr Riverstone ~ Chardonnay
$14.00
Sonoma Cutrer Russian River Ranch ~ Chardonnay
$7.00
Pacific Rim Winery ~ Riesling
$7.00
Cono Sur ~ Sauvignon Blanc
$7.25
Lagaria ~ Pinot Grigio
$10.00
Line 39 North Coast Petite Syrah
$7.50
Alta Vista ~ Malbec
BLENDS‎
$28.00
Castelo de Medina Verdejo ~ Spain 2008
$26.00
Brassfield “Serenity” ~ California 2008/2009
$22.00
New Age ~ Napa
$40.00
Foundry Vintners’ Fire Red ~ Walla Walla Washington 2008
$44.00
Stella Maris ~ Washington 2006
$81.00
Storybook Mountain “Antaeus” ~ Napa 2007
$38.00
Novelty Hill ~ Columbia Valley 2007
$28.00
C.M.S by Hedges ~ Washington 2009
$112.00
Five Star Cellars “Stellar” ~ Walla Walla Valley 2005
$78.00
Delille Cellars, 2009
ENTREES‎
Each entrée includes our fresh salad bar or a cup of homemade chowder & warm artisan bread w/ butter.
$25.00
Wild Pacific Salmon
Changes regularly based on the availability of wild salmon which is caught from our pacific waters. Cedar Plank smoke roasted & served w/ wild rice, pan roasted vegetables & chipotle honey butter.
$25.00
Shrimp Stuffed Sole
Shrimp & cream cheese stuffed Dover Sole slow roasted & served w/ wild rice, pan roasted vegetables & Finished w/ a lemon caper sauce.
$25.00
Pan Seared Sea Scallops
Atop gorgonzola cream sauce w/ smashed baby red potatoes & garlic seared green beans.
$25.00
Pistachio Crusted Mahi Mahi Filet
Served w/ wild rice, garlic seared green beans, & finished w/ a coconut citrus cream.
$38.00
10oz Angus Sirloin $+12.00
Alaskan King Crab Legs
A full pound steamed & served w/ wild rice & fresh pan-roasted vegetables.
$69.00
10oz Certified Angus Sirloin $+12.00
Australian Lobster Tail
A 14-16oz tail prepared either flame broiled or butter sautéed. Served w/ wild rice, pan-roasted vegetables & drawn butter.
$26.00
Wild Prawn Skewers
Lightly marinated & grilled wild Mexican white prawns. Served w/ northwest wild mushroom risotto & garlic seared green beans.
$29.00
Grilled Alaskan Halibut
Simply grilled w/ wild rice, lemon butter poached asparagus & finished w/ a light lemon caper butter sauce.
$24.00
Pecan Crusted Pork Porterhouse
Pan seared pecan & herb crusted pork Porterhouse, served w/ smashed baby red potatoes, garlic seared green beans & Finished w/ a wild mushroom & Dijon cream.
STEAKS‎
$42.00
BIERGARTEN - Prepared in the Cedars tradition since1965
Broiled to your specifications & served w/ a warm Balsamic onion marmalade.
Filet Mignon
An‎ 8oz center cut filet complimented by an Idaho baked potato & pan roasted vegetables. Your choice of preparations.
10 Oz cut $23.00
14 Oz cut $26.00
18 Oz cut $30.00
32 Oz cut $45.00
Prime Rib
Our spice crusted prime rib slowly roasted to perfection. Served w/ au jus & a hardy horseradish cream. Accompanied by an Idaho baked potato & pan-roasted vegetables.
$39.00
Black pepper seared finished w/ a brandy peppercorn cream sauce.
Broiled & topped w/ melted gorgonzola, then finished w/ a port demi-glaze.
Cedars New York Steak
Our 14oz center cut New York steak, complimented by an Idaho baked potato & pan roasted vegetables. Your choice of preparations.
$41.00
Grilled Rib Eye Steak
A 16 oz hand cut Rib eye steak broiled to your specifications. Complimented by smashed baby red potatoes & pan roasted vegetables.
$29.00
Certified Angus Sirloin
An 10oz Certified Angus baseball cut sirloin complimented by a Idaho baked potato & pan roasted vegetables.
Sautéed Mushroom Quarters
French Fried Idaho Russet
Alaskan King Crab
Small Planet Tofu
Peppercorn Sauce
About
The Cedars Floating Restaurant is Idaho's premier floating restaurant, featuring the freshest fish available daily and Midwest and locally sourced Choice Beef. The Cedars, founded in 1965, floats at the confluence of Lake Coeur d'Alene and the Spokane River and is renown for providing quality food and service. Recently installed is an 18 foot salad bar, stocked with the freshest vegetables, fruits and variety of items to make a fabulous experience at the Salad Bar. Buoyed by 600,000 pounds of concrete encased styrofoam, The Cedars is the perfect setting to take in breathtaking views of Lake Coeur d'Alene and Northwest delicacies such as Cedar Plank Salmon and a Biergarten Filet. With one of
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very relaxing watching the geese and ducks motor bye as we enjoyed our prime rib. Special pricing before 5:30. Waitress and staff were wonderful. Our prime rib meal was excellent. Highly recommend The Cedars.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Islandboy0324
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tonight was our second trip to Cedars this winter to take advantage of their advertised early bird prime rib special (4-5:30 pm). The Cedars floating restaurant has delivered upscale dining for about a half century. It is both old and new school in menu and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cda_Local
Jennifer J, Guest Relations Manager at Cedars Floating Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cda_Local! Thanks so much for your review and for coming back to dine with us at Cedars again! We love to hear that you enjoyed our early bird special - It is a great way to give some of our signature dishes a try...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated my wife's birthday there yesterday afternoon and took advantage of the early dining options which save a few bucks. Prime rib and fish both were excellent. Salad bar as usual is one the best around and well stocked. Everything always looks fresh and appetizing....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank toy4cannon
Jennifer J, Guest Relations Manager at Cedars Floating Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi toy4cannon! Thank you for your review and for coming to celebrate your wife's birthday with us! Joining us for our early bird special is a great way to try some of our signature dishes along with our amazing 18 foot salad bar! We love...More

Reviewed 19 December 2018

Outstanding in every aspect. Excellent food and service. We enjoyed Artichoke and Asparagus appetizers. Dinners were; Seafood Risotto, Shrimp Scampi (2) and Cioppino.For dessert we shared the Mini Mud Pie and Chocolate Cake. We will be back for our anniversary in December.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank newdon2
Jennifer J, Guest Relations Manager at Cedars Floating Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi newdon2! Wow - We can't say thank you enough for your kinds words and amazing review! You made some great dining choices while you were in and we love to hear that you all enjoyed your meals! It also makes us so happy that...More

Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Wonderful feast, the smoked trout appetizer is special treat, as well as the cedar plank salmon. Dessert is a mocha mud pie, plus being on the lake.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael P
Jennifer J, Guest Relations Manager at Cedars Floating Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there Michael P! Thanks again for your amazing review and for coming to dine on the waters edge with us! We love to hear that you had a wonderful feast and really enjoyed your meals! The house smoked trout is a great start and...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

This place claims to be a floating restaurant. It is situated on the lake but it’s on stilts and does not move. Thank God I was worried my drinks would fall. The service is four star awesome the salmon I ate was the best salmon...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rainduke
Jennifer J, Guest Relations Manager at Cedars Floating Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

Hi there rainduke! Thanks for your review and for coming to dine with us at Cedars! We promise your drink won't spill, but did you know that the restaurant is buoyed by 600,000 pounds of concrete encased in an inner core styrofoam!? How cool is...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

It’s touted as one of the best restaurants in Coeur d’Alene, a combination of a casual fine dining with a great view over the water. You walk a long, canvas-covered ‘gangplank’ to the entry to this nautical-themed restaurant; the interior design is circular so all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Neal S
Jennifer J, Guest Relations Manager at Cedars Floating Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

Hi Neal S! We truly can't thank you enough for all your kind words and awesome review! You painted a lovely picture of what it is like to come and dine with us at Cedars! While you can choose to enjoy our 18 foot salad...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018

Try the smoked trout to start with. We then both had the grilled trout special. Service and food were great.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Casutton
Jennifer J, Guest Relations Manager at Cedars Floating Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

Hi Casutton! Wow - Thanks for your wonderful review! We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your meal was! We are so happy that you enjoyed both trout dishes while you were in! The House Smoked Trout appetizer is a...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

We really enjoyed our dinner in October. It was a birthday celebration and the food and service were great. The seafood risotto was delicious, and the little birthday sundaes were a nice touch, though I did kind of think they would be complementary as they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ItalianaSeattle
Jennifer J, Guest Relations Manager at Cedars Floating Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

Hi ItalianaSeattle! We just wanted to say thank you so much for your review and for choosing us for your birthday dinner celebration! We really appreciate your kind words love celebrating with you! The seafood risotto is amazing- what a great special to enjoy on...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

This is a fabulous place to dine. I couldn't give an excellent rating due to the protracted wait time. We were seated at our table approximately one hour past our reservation.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brian F
Jennifer J, Guest Relations Manager at Cedars Floating Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Brian F! We just wanted to say thank you so much for your great review - We really appreciate it! It's so great to know that you had a fabulous meal and enjoyed the view of beautiful Coeur d'Alene Lake but we are sorry...More

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Patricia S
28 August 2018|
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Response from TerreG | Reviewed this property |
4-6pm. We asked for the early bird menu
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belindacooley
20 August 2018|
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Response from brookst212 | Reviewed this property |
Resort casual. This is a resort town.
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Sheepdog729
8 May 2017|
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Response from Will W |
call the restaurant ask for the manager. explain to him/her your delimna and be respectful. The mgr probably doesn't have any idea about what is going on.
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