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Cozy cafes and bistros abound in Lake Placid

You don't have to go all the way to Europe to find a cute cafe or bistro where a relaxed, light lunch or dinner awaits. In Lake Placid, a range of cafes and bistros offer hot entrees, sumptuous salads, easy options to go, and a casual atmosphere. These kitchens are staffed with creative chefs, who take fresh local ingredients and meals that will leave you satisfied and refreshed for your next adventure. More elegant than a diner, but less formal than fine dining, these sweet spots are just right for a delicious, light, and easy meal.

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Salt of the Earth Bistro
5956 Sentinel Road, Lake Placid
(518) 523-5956

A small, quaint, affordable, bistro serving twisted foods from traditional roots. Menus change with the seasons, often utilizing game meats and seasonal vegetables and offers eclectic American as well as flavors from around the world.

Takeout Available  
The Cottage
77 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid
(518) 302-3045

The Cottage Cafe is situated directly on Mirror Lake's waters edge with a spectacular view of the Adirondack High Peaks. With unique twists on pub-style favorites, special health conscious dishes and a children's menu, The Cottage Cafe's bill of fare...

Takeout Available  
Redneck Bistro BBQ & Grill
2302 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid
(518) 523-8095

Redneck Bistro celebrates the working man's food and traditions and serves barbecue, grill fare and seasonal items. Our new menu features a variety of fantastic salads made with fresh mixed greens as well as other great vegetarian options. We also...

Takeout Available  
Big Mountain Deli & Creperie
2475 Main Street, Lake Placid
(518) 523-3222

"Outstanding" NY Times "Seriously good Sandwiches" San Jose Mercury News "Not to be missed!" Bon Appetit We believe in using the freshest...

Takeout Available
Delivery Available
Origin Coffee - Lake Placid
2669 Main Street, Lake Placid
(518) 837-5143

Origin Coffee Co has been proudly serving specialty coffee and delicious food in the Adirondacks for over 6 years, offering a friendly and familiar gathering spot for neighbors and travelers alike. We are here to bring people together through an...

  
'Dack Shack
2099 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid
(518) 523-3555

Food with an attitude! If you like seriously good food made with quality ingredients you won't want to miss the 'Dack Shack. The Shack, as locals lovingly refer to it, is a one-of-a-kind experience!

Takeout Available
Delivery Available
River View Cafe at High Falls Gorge
4761NYS Route 86, Wilmington
(518) 946-2278

Whether you're exploring the falls, looking for an apres ski hangout, or simply looking for a delicious bite in the Lake Placid area, the River View Cafe is full of local flavor and stunning views. Located at High Falls Gorge on the AuSable River, the...

Takeout Available  
Farmhouse Cafe
2726 Main Street, Lake Placid
(518) 523-3139
  
Artisan's Steakhouse
144 Lodge Way, Lake Placid
(877) 523-2700
  
The Bar at Lake House
1 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid
(518) 523-4422
  
Green Goddess Natural Market on Main
2419 Main St, Lake Placid
(518) 837-1426
Takeout Available
Delivery Available
The Den at High Peaks Resort
2384 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid
(518) 523-4411