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Saranac Sourdough

2126 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1150
+1 518-523-4897
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (21 reviews)
“bread” (65 reviews)
“sandwiches” (50 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
2126 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1150
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I visited with my mother over the holidays. Love their sandwiches (way better than the place across the street!), but breakfast very good too. My mother had sour dough pancakes and I had eggs, bacon and amazing olive oil bread. Coffee just ok but easy...More

1  Thank maureen d
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I came in at 3 pm. about an hour before they closed. The lady behind the counter was not a pleasant person. She was very grumpy, short with answers to questions, and acted like I was bothering her by being there. Food wasn't all that...More

3  Thank Attila_The_Hutt
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for years. The breads, homemade soups and sandwiches are awesome. Breakfasts are great and hearty too. Just want to remind people that it's really difficult to be a sole proprietor of a food business business. It involves long hours and there...More

Thank gogoloh
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I went here a few years back and the service was mouth droppingly horrible. The lady behind the counter was so unappetizingly grumpy that we just left with out bread, which was really just so mediocre. I came back again due to the rave reviews...More

2  Thank jiy0ung2
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had breakfast here one morning and were the only customers. Small local place with rustic charm. Check to see when they are open as they have limited hours in the fall and winter.

Thank ROKColorado
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Saranac Sourdough was suggested by the waitress at Farmhouse Cafe, so we thought we would try it. It is very rustic looking on the outside and shares a building with the Back Alley Bistro. Inside is what might be expected in an historic grocery/deli. There...More

3  Thank sklovessummer
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Over the river and through the woods to Saranac Sourdough I go (and throw a ferry ride in as well) for their homemade hash and eggs. Just beware that when you step up to that counter that you need to have that Like A Boss...More

2  Thank SeaRay372
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This looked like a cool place.......their specialty is a variety of homemade sourdough breads for their sandwiches..... Our to go order had ALL stale bread, poor ingredients, and the woman in charge was obviously having a really bad day......nasty disposition......very poor.....

3  Thank CaptainLee
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Sandwiches were awful. We were hungry and intrigued by their menu. Their homemade bread was dry, they forgot the provolone, the roasted peppers were minuscule, not enough spread. Really disappointing and the lady taking the order was a bit ornery. We ordered 5 sandwiches to...More

1  Thank Wandafanda
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Very casual place recommended by hotel across the way. Really nice choice of sourdough breads - loved the rosemary one. Nice choices and combos. Not a quick place though - we were there for 45 min and we were kind of in a rush. Not...More

Thank melissa l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2126 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1150
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-4897
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