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Welcome to Tally's Dockside

White Bear Lake Boat Rentals, BBQ, Music and More!

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Tally’s Dockside is not your typical, run-of-the-mill marina, it’s a slice of paradise tucked in the Midwest! Tally’s proudly offers pontoon and water sport rentals on White Bear Lake, dockside rentals, summer-long live music and White Bear Lake events under the tiki bar, and some of the best Memphis-style BBQ you can find in the area.

With close proximity to Hudson, Minneapolis, Long Lake, and Balsam Lake, it’s time to visit Tally’s, enjoy paradise, and have the time of your life out on the lake!

Tally’s Dockside Hours:

Open May – September

Hours subject to change due to weather

Happy Hour: 2-4 PM everyday!

May 1 – August 31

Boat Rental: 8 AM – Dusk
BBQ Restaurant: 11 AM – 9 PM
Bar: 8 AM – 11 PM

September 1-End of Season

Boat Rental: 10 AM – 7 PM
BBQ Restaurant:
Monday-Wednesday: 12 PM-6 PM
Thursday-Sunday: 11 AM- 7 PM
Bar: 8 AM – 11 PM

Happy Hour: 2-4 PM everyday!

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Things to do this Summer at Tally’s Dockside on White Bear Lake

Our mission at Tally’s Dockside is to help all visitors take in the splendor of White Bear Lake and enjoy a little bit of paradise right here in the Midwest… Life here is “spagnanamous.

Tally’s Dockside is a landmark that dates back to 1939 — the resort era of White Bear Lake.


There’s nothing better than enjoying the summer on the lake! Stop in and sit on the patio to listen to free live music, get celebrating at our White Bear Lake events, eat some delicious BBQ, quench your thirst with a cocktail, play in the water with a boat or water sport rental , and just experience all that Tally’s has to offer!

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Looking for some live entertainment? Check out our summer events calendar! We host a great lineup of local artists and bands, along with other exciting events all summer long. Kick back and relax on our outdoor patio and enjoy your own little paradise right here on White Bear Lake.

Hungry? We proudly offer a full-service restaurant and bar. C.G. Hooks Eatery serves premium, in-house, slow-smoked, Memphis-style BBQ. Our Surfboard Bar offers tasty tropical-themed cocktails, over 20 craft beers, and a selection of other mixed beverages. Come get a taste of the lake life with us!

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White Bear Lake Events This Week at Tally’s

All summer long, we host special events, weekly activities, and a rotation of great live music!

Guests Have a Great Time at Tally's and CG Hooks BBQ!

Nothing to say but amazing things about this place. We been renting pontoons from Tallys since our high school days (class of 2008 and 2010). We been with them even before they upgraded the place. It used to be just a tiny little shack with little baites to chose from and a couple choices of beverages. It's amazing to see how far along they have come. Nothing but great memories there. They have been nothing but great to us. Planning on renting more with them in the future with our little ones. The staffs are great and are always welcoming.

– Ariye V., Facebook
Pontoon rental

I just wanted you to know that we had a great time on the pontoon! Your boat was clean and comfortable, the staff were super friendly and polite, and we just had a terrific experience! Have a good summer!

– Michelle A., Email
Great Fishing Boat Rental

Very convenient that you can reserve a fishing boat online (not pontoons). We've reserved the deluxe fishing boat twice and had great experiences. The dock boys are very helpful and friendly. They keep the boats really clean and maintained. Caught a 28" Northern the second time, so maybe that sweetened the deal. ;) Will keep renting boats from them, until someday we buy our own!

– Heidi C., Yelp
Helpful & Knowledgeable Boat Staff

It's my first Summer here in MN, and one of the things I looked forward to was to try driving a Pontoon boat haha! It was quite an experience. I loved how helpful and knowledgeable the guy who instructed us yesterday. The boat was clean and new. It was all worth it. We enjoyed the beautiful day! Definitely coming back and I highly recommend it to everyone to see, try it for yourself

– Marianne M., Facebook
Great Place to Visit!

Tally's is a great place to visit, whether it's for food, drinks, or boat rentals. My family and I have rented out pontoons, paddle boards, etc. here for the past few summer's and we absolutely love it. They have a great patio area and live music on the weekends! Very fun place and great atmosphere during the warm, Minnesota summer'!

– Summer B., Yelp
It was hard not to be impressed

Tally's sits on the lake with a fantastic view of the water from every seat. We just stopped for drinks while out for a bike ride - but the food looked and smelled delicious. We have already talked about going back to try food next time. It was busy, but the waitstaff were very attentive.

– Kari W., Facebook
An Unforgettable Night!

Every now and then a person has an experience in life that transforms a normal, average or even mundane day into something utterly unforgettable. Amazing view on lake, beautiful and sweet hostess, excellent music and some of the finest snacks I have had the pleasure of having dance across my tongue... and I mean ever. Run, don't walk to Tally's, and dance and shout while you're there!!

– Randy D., Facebook