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A Collection of Adirondack Restaurants Offering Casual to Fine Dining

In the Adirondacks, there are a range of dining options, from casual to formal, all set amid the natural beauty of the six-million acre park. You can enjoy a romantic evening for two under the stars, or enjoy a night out with the whole family. The cuisine is varied and reflects the cultural influence of the area's many visitors and residents. Enjoy delicious food, friendly ambiance and extraordinary Adirondack cuisine at any one of the establishments listed below.

a sunny day at a rustic restaurant with a wooden patio
Whiteface Club & Resort's Moose Lodge Boathouse Restaurant
Lake Placid, NY
Located at Whiteface Club & Resort on the scenic shores of Lake Placid, the Moose Lodge Boathouse Restaurant offers a casual, family-friendly dining experience. Relax on their spacious deck and take in the incredible views of the lake and mountains.
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Campfire Adirondack Grill + Bar at Hotel Saranac
Come to Campfire Adirondack Grill + Bar after a day of Adirondack activities - or fuel up before you head out skiing, hiking, or otherwise enjoying the Park. This restaurant at Hotel Saranac serves up high-quality comfort fare to write home about.
salmon with strawberry walnut salad
The Log House Restaurant at Garnet Hill Lodge
North River, NY
Scratch-made dishes, authentic ingredients, and meals created with passion - that's what you can expect at The Log House Restaurant at Garnet Hill Lodge. Come for the great food, stay for the warm fireplace.
BMC Facade
Blue Moon Cafe
Saranac Lake, NY
Great food and superb service is what you'll get from Blue Moon Cafe in Saranac Lake. Proudly serving Saranac Lake and the surrounding area since 1998.
The 'Dack Shack
Lake Placid, NY
The 'Dack Shack in Lake Placid is known for their lobster rolls, clam rolls, sweet potato fries, poutine fries, burgers, mac and cheese, tacos, and much more.
Foster the Plant Cafe
Potsdam, NY
Located in Potsdam, NY, Foster the Plant Cafe is a plant-based cafe that supports local businesses and farms. Their menu of plant-based food includes soup and salads, toasts and wraps, breakfast, smoothie bowls, and more.
Smoke Signals
Lake Placid, NY
Are you looking for a fun, casual evening with finger-licking food? Try the barbeque and live music at Smoke Signals in Lake Placid! Serving award-winning wings, spicy chili, and BBQ classics, Smoke Signals has something for everyone.
Indian Lake Restaurant and Tavern
Indian Lake, NY
Whether you're a local or a visitor, you will love the Indian Lake Restaurant and Tavern. Serving classic American dishes, this central Adirondacks restaurant is a must-dine for hikers, paddlers, and leaf peepers.
Caffe Rustica
Lake Placid, NY
Serving excellent Italian cuisine, Caffe Rustica's chefs trained at the Culinary Institute of America. Their lunch and dinner menus include fabulous sandwiches and mouthwatering pastas.
Top of the Park
Lake Placid, NY
Offering signature cocktails, a wide variety of beers and wines, and delectable small plates, Top of the Park has one of the best views in Lake Placid. Grab a drink and pull up a chair on their lakeside deck!
Taste Bistro at Mirror Lake Inn and Spa
Lake Placid, NY
Taste Bistro & Bar is recognized for a warm, friendly, and casual atmosphere where food and drink are the primary focus. Located on Mirror Lake, this bistro has a great location and even better food!
Sticks & Stones Wood Fired Bistro and Bar
Schroon Lake, NY
Sticks & Stones in Schroon Lake, NY is a casual dining restaurant in the Adirondacks featuring delicious food, a full bar, and a warm, inviting atmosphere.
Main Street Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant
Chestertown, NY
For tasty icy treats, great food, and more, visit the Main Street Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant in Chestertown, NY. The ice cream shop features an old-fashioned setting that is comfortable and nostalgic.
Redneck Bistro
Lake Placid, NY
Redneck Bistro in Lake Placid is a casual restaurant with delicious BBQ including pulled pork and brisket. They also have fried chicken, sweet potato fries, and more American comfort food.
Up a Creek Restaurant
Wilmington, NY
Stop by Up a Creek Restaurant for breakfast or lunch. They serve up breakfast sandwiches, French toast, a variety of subs and sandwiches, and more.
Rusty Nail
Saranac Lake, NY
The Rusty Nail is one of the oldest bars in Saranac Lake, and they've developed a favorable reputation among locals for their nightly specials, live music, and classic Adirondack atmosphere.
Jimmy's 21
Lake Placid, NY
In the mood for Italian? Stop in to Jimmy's 21 for Italian American dining at their waterfront Lake Placid restaurant.
Big Slide Brewery & Public House
Lake Placid, NY
Big Slide Brewery offers a unique assortment of house beers on tap and an ever-changing food menu of farm-to-table specialties. If you like innovative and exciting beers, Big Slide is the brewery for you.
Panther Mountain Pub
Chestertown, NY
Located at the Panther Mountain Inn in Chestertown, NY, Panther Mountain Pub specializes in all your pub food favorites and pizza. They also offer live music entertainment and a wide selection of craft beers at the bar.
O.P. Frederick's
Chestertown, NY
Located on beautiful Loon Lake in Chestertown at the corner of Routes 8 and 9 O.P. Frederick's offers delicious food in a relaxed setting and is currently open for takeout.
Big Mountain Deli and Creperie
Lake Placid, NY
Big Mountain Deli & Creperie is the place to get a quick breakfast or lunch in Lake Placid. Their gourmet sandwiches are perfect for packing to take on a hike or on the lake, and you won't believe you're not in France when you try the crepes!
Flanagan's Pub & Grill
Schroon Lake, NY
Stop by Flanagan's Pub & Grill in Schroon Lake for a casual family dining experience. The restaurant features a lunch and dinner menu, a full bar, and more!
The View at Mirror Lake Inn and Spa
Lake Placid, NY
This award-winning restaurant is right on Mirror Lake and offers stunning views to go with their world-class menu. You will love your fine dining experience at The View.
Basil and Wicks
North Creek, NY
Basil & Wicks is a restaurant and bar in North Creek NY, not far from popular ski mountains, hiking, and kayaking. Stop in for good, hearty fare and a nice cold glass of beer!
Lakeview Deli
Saranac Lake, NY
Do you need a delicious breakfast before you head out on the lake or into the mountains? What about a hearty sandwich for your pack or a wholesome dinner? Head to the Lakeview Deli in Saranac Lake!
R.F. McDougall's Pub at the Hungry Trout Restaurant
Wilmington, NY
R.F. McDougall's Pub is the casual counterpart to the fine dining experience at The Hungry Trout Restaurant. Located in the restaurant's basement, this pub serves up delicious burgers, steaks, and more. (And, you can ask for the Hungry Trout menu.)
The Pickled Pig
Lake Placid, NY
The Pickled Pig is passionate about food! Local ingredients are used to create delicious barbecue pub meals with a southern flare.
Lake View Cafe at Adirondack Experience
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
The Lake View Cafe at the Adirondack Experience is open during the summer season and offers fresh, homemade salads, artisan sandwiches, and more!
Maggie's Pub at the Lake Placid Lodge
Lake Placid, NY
Maggie's Pub is a popular spot for unwinding after a day on the slopes or out exploring the park. With plenty of hearty pub food and good drinks, the pub offers both indoor and outdoor seating and plenty of good fun!
Pourman's Taphouse
Wilmington, NY
Pourman's Taphouse in Wilmington has juice burgers, to-die-for-wings, delicious flatbreads, and cold beer.
Billy's Italian Restaurant
Old Forge, NY
If you're looking for classic, hearty Italian food, head on over to Billy's Italian Restaurant in Old Forge NY! Serving favorites like spaghetti and baked ziti alongside house specialties like Haddock Francese, everyone will find something to enjoy!
Blue Line Brewery
Saranac Lake, NY
The family-friendly Blue Line Brewery has a rotating tap list of at least seven beers, plus pub fare, build-your-own pizza, and more. Outdoor seating is dog-friendly. Seating is limited. No reservations. Takeout is available.
Well Dressed Food
Tupper Lake, NY
This deli, market, and restaurant in Tupper Lake serves fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant offers homemade soups and salads, artisan sandwiches, and daily specials that you can eat there or take home!
Artisans at the Lake Placid Lodge
Lake Placid, NY
Are you looking for an elegant meal with stunning lake views? Reserve your table at Artisans at the Lake Placid Lodge. You will enjoy delicious, fresh and seasonal cuisine with incredible views of the lake and mountains.
Noon Mark Diner
Keene Valley, NY
Stop into Noon Mark Diner for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Serving classic diner foods, Noon Mark Diner is a throwback in all the best ways. Next time you're in the High Peaks, make sure you plan to eat here!
Country Bear
Wilmington, NY
Come to Country Bear in Wilmington, where you'll have the best French toast you've ever eaten, along with a variety of other breakfast and lunch items.
The Cottage at Mirror Lake Inn and Spa
Lake Placid, NY
If a lighter fare, pub-style menu is more to your liking, visit The Cottage on Mirror Lake for lunch or supper. The Cottage offers a cozy dining room and waterfront deck with views overlooking the Lake and the stunning Adirondack High Peaks.
Five Corner's Cafe
Old Forge, NY
A hidden gem of the Adriondacks, this small restaurant in Old Forge NY is a favorite among locals and visitors to the region. Serving fresh, local food, Five Corner's Cafe is a must-eat in the Adirondacks!
DeCesare's Pizzeria
Schroon Lake, NY
DeCesare's Pizzeria in Schroon Lake, NY has been serving great food since 1978. They offer a variety of gourmet and specialty pizzas, as well as Italian food, BBQ, and more.
The Breakfast Club, Etc.
Lake Placid, NY
Serving artisan espresso on the lake, The Breakfast Club, Etc. is the place to go for breakfast all day in Lake Placid. Stop in for a leisurely brunch with friends, an early breakfast with the kids, or a relaxing afternoon snack.
Lake Placid Pub & Brewery
Lake Placid, NY
The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery offers bars and lakeside decks on three floors in addition to a play area for kids. They're especially known for their fish and chips and brisket, and of course the beer!
Kanu Lounge at the Whiteface Lodge
Lake Placid, NY
Kid friendly until 9:30 pm, the Kanu Lounge boasts a wide variety of craft brews, signature cocktails, and more than 400 wines. The restaurant serves modern American cuisine with special menus for kids and your gluten-free friends.
Hungry Trout Restaurant
Wilmington, NY
Experience fine dining in the Adirondacks at the Hungry Trout Restaurant, where you'll enjoy superb service along with incredible meals like fresh trout, venison, and quail.
Great Adirondack Steak & Seafood Co.
Lake Placid, NY
With sizzling steaks, fresh seafood and award-winning handcrafted ales, this the perfect place for great food and a good time. Two private dining spaces also make it an ideal option for rehearsal dinners, petite weddings and private parties.
The Bullhouse
Chestertown, NY
Located in the heart of Chestertown, NY, The Bullhouse is serving up Latin American cuisine in a casual yet upscale setting. Their menus include tasty tapas and appetizers, seafood, steaks, and great craft beers from the region.
Left Bank Cafe
Saranac Lake, NY
If you've been dreaming of dining at a Parisian sidewalk cafe, head over to Saranac Lake and the Left Bank Cafe! You can even bring your pets to dine on the waterfront patio while you enjoy the views and delicious French food.
Lisa G's
Lake Placid, NY
Want to eat like a local in Lake Placid? Head over to Lisa G's. Serving comfort foods with a modern twist, Lisa G's is a local favorite for lunch and dinner.
Adirondack Hotel on Long Lake
Long Lake, NY
Are you looking for a side of history with your lunch or dinner? Book a table at the historic Adirondack Hotel on Long Lake for delicious American fare and 19th century ambience.
The Interlaken Inn & Restaurant
Lake Placid, NY
Just short walk from the shops, Mirror Lake, and Lake Placid, Interlaken Inn & Restaurant is a quaint inn with world-class dining. Experience their award-winning menu and extensive wine list for yourself!