Lake Anna Life & Times Summer 20 1 8 23 eat&drink Lake Anna Restaurant Scene Evolving Each Year BBQ Pulled Pork / BBQ Pulled Chicken BBQ Beef Brisket / BBQ Spare Ribs BBQ Ham Steaks / BBQ Smoked Sausage B r e a k f a s t / L u n c h / D i n n e r ATM - Exxon Fuel Beer - Wine Minnows - Coffee Uncle Mike’s Tackle Shop 540.872.3275 Now Order Online! LKA Wear 5224 Kentucky Springs Rd, Bumpass, VA 23024 Elkcreekcountrystore.com 540.894.4440 Mon: 11a - 9:30p, Tues: Closed Wed - Thurs: 11a - 9:30p Fri - Sat 11a - 10:30p, Sun: 12p - 9p menu: vitosonthelake.com Join Us at VITO’S BAR WITHFLATSCREENTVs! Burgers - Sandwiches - Pizza Pasta- Calzone - Stromboli B&L Country Store Down Lake’s HQ For Fun! Fuel – Food – Snacks Beer Minnows Licenses 540.872.3844 1205 Fredericks Hall Rd., Bumpass Dealer For Apparel Minutes FromThe Lake! Dickinson’s Country Store Stil Cool After 125 Years Dickinson’s Country Store has been around for 125 years. In fact, it’s the oldest, continu- ously operated, family-owned business in Louisa County. Owned and operated by Ash- ley and W.A. Dickinson, this masterpiece of the modern country store has everything you could possibly want for a weekend stay or the whole summer. New this summer is a milk- shake and smooth bar. Pick a flavor and hook it up to the machine and smoothie you’ll be enjoying one of Lake An- na’s coolest treats. Try a homemade breakfast sandwich, burger, fried chick- en, fish or other foods that are made daily. And there’s a great selection of gourmet cof- fee, soda, ice cream, snacks, homemade jams, fresh baked The Cove at Hunters Landing was new in 2016, a restaurant and bar with a great view of the lake and great food. Join them for steak night on Mondays or forTacoTues- day. Half price burgers are back on Thursday starting at 11am with the purchase of any beverage (special- ty burgers are not included). A con- venience store is attached, which has food, snacks, drinks and ma- rine supplies including pirate wear. There are lots of slips for docking or fueling up your boat or PWC. The Cove Restaurant & Pirate Cove Bar is located in the upper Pa- munkey Branch by water or at 6320 Belmont Rd. (Rt. 719) by car. www. thecovelka.com - 540-854-7000. Callie Opie’s Orchard has un- dergone a few changes since it’s opening last August. Mike Kavros and his wife Roxanne love Lake Anna and wanted to do something different as they neared retire- ment, and built a restaurant and multi-purpose venue right here at the lake Callie Opie’s is a full service res- taurant with emphases on Ameri- can regional cuisine with Mediter- ranean specialties.The unique and beautiful, post and beam, natu- ral wood interior serves over 75 guests and makes Callie Opie’s a really cool place for cocktails and local wine. Kavros is growing his own apples to eventually make hard cider and also features craft TRES LOS POTRILLOS Authentic Mexican Restaurant 406 E. Main St., Louisa Glen Marye Shopping Center Tuesday-Sunday, Open 11 am 540.967.3626 Sunday Buffet from 11-2! Dickinson’s Store now has a milkshake and smoothie bar! continued on page 26 LAKE ANNA DINING NEWS donuts and other assorted sun- dries. While waiting for your home- made order, try your luck at the classic video game console, with over 80 different games from the 70s such as Pac-Man, Donkey Kong Mario Bros or As- teroids to name a few. Maybe buy some lottery tickets or get a t-shirt to wear on that spe- cial day at the lake. Also make sure to pick up your copy of Lake Anna Life & Times, along with the new 2018 map of Lake Anna, which details, in full color, the restaurants, businesses and shops around the lake. The Dickinson’s Beer Cave and coolers have over 50 craft beers and supersized cans including domestic and foreign beers, ci- ders and local wines. A gas station is on the prem- ises, so you can fill up your ve- hicle or watercraft. There’s also a boat and car wash station next door as well as mini storage units. Dickinson’s Country store is located at the intersection of route 208 and 522. - RB beers as well. Killian King, who hails fromAlas- ka, was promoted to Sous Chef last November and has been do- ing an excellent job running the kitchen. He is joined by Executive Chef Jeremy Coleman. This spring Kavros had built a beautiful outdoor dining area complete with two fire pits and colorful tables and umbrellas. He also installed a 3,500 square foot concrete pad which will serve as the future pavilion area. Callie Opie’s hosted their first wedding this spring, so that portion of the ITALIANRESTAURANT OnRt.208@200LakefrontDr.,Mineral Call ahead for take-out orders! Hand scooped ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes. Coming Soon,Under Tim’s... 200 Boardwalk Way Mineral,Virginia Menu at www.billikensbbqco.net 540-895-5285 200 Lake Front Dr Suite 101, Mineral VA (208 Bridge) Minutes from most of the down lake region at 3005 Partlow Rd., Partlow (703) 609-9300 When they are screaming for ice cream bring ‘em to us! Open 12:30 until 8:30 ‘s shakes sundaes cones acebook.com/cjssoftserveicecream Soft Serve CJ venue is now available. In addition to dinner/lunchTues- day thru Saturday, Callie Opie’s has a delicious brunch menu on Sunday’s from 10am-2pm. Callie Opie’s is on route 522, near the intersection of route 522 & 208. Head West ¼ mile at Dickinson’s Store. Visit www. callieopiesorchard.com or call 540-894-4343 for updated hours and menu specials. MooThru’s cool eats has come to the Lake Anna by way of Rem- ington Virginia. Moo Thru prod- The friendly staff at Moo Thru Lake Anna.