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Smoke Signals

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2489 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-523-2271
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 15:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here because the reviews were so great !! Didn't disappoint ! Food was delicious!!! My daughter got a burger that was a little over cooked (she loves a medium burger) and they took it back got her a perfectly done burger while apologizing and then even took it off the bill, which was not necessary at all ! We... More 

2 Thank traommy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the rack of 'dry rub' ribs, they are fantastic. We also had the Burnt Ends meal which featured the best tasting smoked meal ever. Services was fast and friendly Price was reasonable.

Thank Tom D
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of five had a tough time getting a table at this very popular restaurant any evening of Christmas week. So we came at 2 pm for a late lunch and quickly understood why this restaurant is so popular: great service, delicious barbecue and just-right stiff drinks. Go ahead and indulge in the wings and ribs. They're among the... More 

Thank frugalm0m
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is top notch! I was visiting Super Bowl weekend for a bachelor party of 20 guys. Waiting til the last minute, I walked in the day before the game and inquired about placing a large takeout/catering order, expecting them to tell me no shot given the timing and amount of food needed. The owner, Jason, came over and... More 

1 Thank Daniel T
Vauxhall, New Jersey
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was a great find. My favorite was Virgils in Manhattan. Now I found something comparable in Lake Placid. The servings were plentiful and the lamb sliders were very tasty. The brisket was plentiful and tasty also. Those collard greens rocked. Yum, yum. Will return.

1 Thank ldhamilton
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136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on Super Bowl night and the place was packed and busy, but we never felt neglected. Our server was wonderful, and the brisket was delicious.

1 Thank Jessalayne
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing. The food was Delicious. I ordered the meatloaf with mash potatoes and baked mac & cheese. And I can not speak enough about how good it was. This meal is large enough to serve two people and it is reasonable priced. I highly recommend this place if you are looking for a sit down and chill... More 

1 Thank snow1982bunny
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times before. Always solid. $16 for a sandwich is a little steep. Pork Rueben very good. Waitress could smile and appear happy to be there.

Thank Lew M
Los Angeles
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always searching for truly great BBQ, Smoke Signals was a wonderful surprise in an unlikely place. Probably the best beef brisket I have ever found. With the choice of marbled or lean, this brisket always melts in your mouth with great flavors and consistent preparation. The rest of the menu stands up to this same dedication with some sure to... More 

1 Thank IFlyLA4U
Liverpool, New York
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225 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in lake placid with colleagues for a conference and we ate here for lunch. Oh my goodness...and I mean goodness. The food is all homemade right down to the BBQ sauces. The portions were so big...thank goodness for a fridge in my room! The brisket was the best-melts in your mouth. Others and raved over the collard greens,... More 

1 Thank kpurvis87

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2489 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-2271

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?