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Saranac Sourdough

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2126 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1150
+1 518-523-4897
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New Jersey
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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
Captiva, FL
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 go and no one liked them.

1 Thank Wandafanda
Plainview, New York
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 a fancy looking place.

Thank melissa l
Spring Valley, New York
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I had the corned beef hash with eggs It was 'out of this world. Their home made breads are also on the mark I had the olive loaf. It was really good!!! Highly recommend this place Great breakfast

Thank Runningman51
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We had brutal service only to be matched by over paying for small sandwiches. Not filling, not tasty. Avoid at all costs.

2 Thank Rob W
Potsdam, New York
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145 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I had a wonderful chicken salad sandwich, and my companion had a generous bowl of chicken noodle soup. It is a charming place for some healthy options. I would like to try breakfast next time.

Thank Loricapress
Boston, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We ate breakfast here on our last morning in Lake Placid on the recommendation of a New York Times "36 Hours in Lake Placid" article and had a really great breakfast. The bread is delicious and everything was cooked to order (loved the local eggs). We even bought some bread to bring back home with us. The restaurant and the... More 

Thank Traveler9523
San Francisco
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Tried to go here for breakfast , after waiting 15 minutes outside for service went inside . There was only one woman working behind counter . Was extremely rude and short . Disorganized . The coffee looked old and there was no milk out for coffee . Weird spot . Wouldn't waste time . Had high hopes looks cute on... More 

2 Thank Kristen C
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
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153 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The sandwiches were really good. We arrived at 2:30pm and were limited to the types of bread and cheese. It appears this place has a lot of regular happy customers that come for the good food. We ended up still getting 2 delicious sandwiches.

Thank Michael S
Lake Placid, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

I ordered a salad with grilled chicken. The salad was served in a small bowl - one you would have for a side salad with dinner. There was barely any food in the bowl - some barely cut up greens, four or five tasteless grape tomatoes and not enough chicken to feed a child. This for $7.50. I remember years... More 

2 Thank 1123Travelbug

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Soups
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?