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Skip the Cooking & Cleaning This Year! Here's Where to Eat Out in the Adirondacks for the Holidays

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year - even during a normal year! - and sometimes the last thing we want to do is comb through cookbooks and online recipes to figure out this year's meal. If you'd prefer to relax and let someone else do the cooking and cleaning, check out Adirondack restaurants below that will be open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, or New Year's Day.

christmas tree inside a rustic dining room

Adirondack Restaurants Offering Dine-In & Takeout for the Holidays 2020 - 2021


Christmas Dinner, Dine-In

KANU at Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid plans to post Christmas holiday dinner menus in November. You can check for updates at the link below.

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Hotel Saranac

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner, Dine-In

Hotel Saranac will host a Christmas Eve and Day dinner at their Campfire Adirondack Grill + Bar. There will be a special, seasonal-inspired prix fixe menu in addition to a limited selection of favorites from their regular menu. You can reserve a seat through OpenTable.

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Christmas Eve Dinner & New Year's Eve Dinner, Dine-In

barVino in North Creek will offer a festive holiday meal plan for Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Find them on Facebook and at for details.

Foote's Port Henry Diner

Christmas Eve Dinner, Takeout

You can pick up Christmas dinner for Port Henry Diner in Port Henry December 22 through 24. It will be ready to heat and serve. Find them on Facebook to see details.

Generations Tap & Grill

Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve Dinner, Dine-In

Generations at the Golden Arrow in Lake Placid has posted Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve dining specials on their Facebook page.

The Inn at Speculator

Christmas Eve, Dine-In

The Inn at Speculator will serve Christmas Eve dinner with entree options of roasted duck a 'orange, peppered sliced strip loin, shrimp scampi, or lasagna. Call 518.548.3811 for reservations, and you can find the menu on their Facebook page.

Lake Harris Lodge

Christmas Eve Dinner, Dine-In

Lake Harris Lodge in Newcomb will host their first-ever Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve. Dinner service will start at 5pm. Visit their Facebook page for the menu, and call 518.582.8333 to reserve your spot by December 18. They need a minimum of 30 reservations to carry out the dinner service and will have no more than 40 guests.

Lisa G's

Regular hours on New Year's Eve & Day

Lisa G's in Lake Placid will be open December 26 through January 3, including New Year's Eve and Day.

Purple Saige Bistro

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dinner, Takeout

Purple Sage Bistro in Lake Placid will offer takeout for both Christmas Eve and Day. Find the menus on their Facebook page.

2020 Christmas Dinner Events & Giveaways

Adirondack General Store

Christmas Dinner Takeout - Free for Those Who Need It

Adirondack General Store in Adirondack has offered 100 unprepared ham dinners for Christmas to those who need it, no charge. The meal will include a ham, potatoes, carrots, canned corn and/or green beans, applesauce, and a homemade Christmas cookies. Dinners are first come, first served, and you can 518.791.3705 to reserve or email

Caldwell Presbyterian Church (Lake George Community Christmas Dinner)

Christmas Dinner Takeout - Free for Those Who Need It

The annual Lake George Community Christmas Dinner that is sponsored by Caldwell Presbyterian Church, Inn at Erlowest, and the Courtyard by Marriott, will be offered as takeout this year. To reserve a dinner and schedule a pickup time call the church between 9:30am and 1:30pm Tuesday through Friday at 518.668.2613.

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