Lodging, dining, and retail operations have resumed. Our Tour Boats have been suspended until further notice. More Info →

Edward Ball Dining Room

Although the Edward Ball Dining Room, is normally a full service restaurant at this time we are re-opening to a limited menu and schedule due to Covid-19.

Current Hours for the Edward Ball Dining Room are as follows:

Sunday – Thursday 11am-8pm
Friday – Saturday 11am-9pm
Parlor Hours are 9am-7pm (7days a week)

Breakfast Hours 7:30am-9am

Dinner Cruises return are TBA, we are awaiting the re-opening of the boats to guests.

The Edward Ball Dining Room normally serves an array of southern specialties sure to please both local residents and our visitors from all over the world. Our current limited menu still has some classic Lodge favorites, and also includes seasonal Farm-to-Table creations.

Come and enjoy a delicious meal with a view of the Springs.

PDF MenuCurrent 2020 Menu




Edward Ball felt the Lodge should be part of the community, a place not only for wealthy visitors, but also for area residents. He designed a Soda Fountain/Gift Shop to be an integral part of the Lodge, given as much attention to detail as the Dining Room.

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The first post office in Wakulla County...is at the end of our Soda Fountain and still holds a few of the original pieces of post office equipment such cancellation stamps and a postal scale. This serves as our special event Bar.

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Have your private dinner, rehearsal dinner, engagement party or family reunion in the Cypress Room. Located off the Edward Ball Dining Room, this elegant space can be served via a private entrance to our kitchens, or can be opened to the main dining room.