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Grandma's Back Porch Restaurant

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4 Hill Dr, Lake George, NY 12845-6420
+1 518-668-3862
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Today
07:30 - 11:30
16:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:30 - 11:30
Wed 16:00 - 08:00
Thu - Tue 16:00 - 20:00
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Johnstown, New York
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I'm sorry, but this place is not that great. I ordered the so-called fried haddock. Which I believe they charged at least $17 dollars for. What a huge disappointment. Huge. This so called fried haddock is one of those triangular mechanically processed fish stick type things you find in a box in the freezer aisle at the supermarket. I don't... More 

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Thank buffalodan15
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I was very happy with my breakfast. The biscuits were so good! Everyone was friendly and the service was great. The place was nice, it felt like I was visiting my grandmother's house. I would definitely come back next year.

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Thank Malisa G
Middle Island, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The food is very good. The place has a nice rustic kind of appearance...and the coffee is great!! A must to go to when in tiwn.

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Thank Gerald W
Albany, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We enjoyed eating at Grandma's on the back porch. The view was great and the food was good too. I would eat here again ~ but the porch area is not wheelchair friendly. Food was a little pricey but the view made it worth it.

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Thank CatherineP7777
Hudson, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Whenever we go to Lake George, I always can't wait to eat dinner here. It's all I think about on my drive to the Lake and we always eat there on our first night and I always get there right when they open at 4pm. I think the menu is reasonably prices for what you get. $18-20 for a dinner... More 

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Thank NH_Habs_Fan
New York
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

went for breakfast and had to wait a long line on a sunday morning. Food was good but thought it was definitely high.

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Thank sammNY
Cape May Court House, New Jersey, United States
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Sausage Gravy is a No No for me!!! It has a metallic taste that is just nasty! The replacement pancakes were ok, but who can mess pancakes up! The home fries are potatoes deep fried with nothing - no seasoning, no flavor and no taste! Please save yourself the wasted trip to this restaurant! It was Awful! Highly Disappointed 😟

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Thank Tammy T
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I was disappointed in the breakfast, the eggs served were pullets, smallest I have ever seen for top dollar. The grilled cake were flat and to much oil in cooking. Should serve pancakes instead which everyone loves while on vacation. High priced for a family breakfast on vacation. nice.

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Thank Bob T
Oldsmar, Florida
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81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had breakfast here while staying next door. It was average quality, and very expensive for what you get. It does have a lovely porch to dine on, or you can eat inside. Very close to the village of Lake George.

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Thank Derk5658
Brooklyn, New York
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My family and I along with some friends ate here three times while we were on vacation in Lake George. The atmosphere is very much like your grandma's kitchen. It is definitely a country place. It is so comfortable and homey. The food was great! We had dinner there once and breakfast twice. The service was very friendly! I will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 11:30
16:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:30 - 11:30
16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 11:30
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 11:30
16:00 - 08:00
Thursday
07:30 - 11:30
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:30 - 11:30
16:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:30 - 11:30
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Hill Dr, Lake George, NY 12845-6420
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-3862

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?