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The View Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Local cuisine, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly

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Menu

FIRST COURSE​
$18
* House Smoked Trout
Sea​ salt cured and apple wood smoked, petite greens and herbs, Dijon vinaigrette, pickled onions, horseradish-dill crème fraiche, trout caviar
$20
* Crab Cake
Mustard​ seed crème fraiche, marinated cucumber noodles, shaved radish, spicy greens
$17
Sea Scallop
Pan​ seared, sweet corn cream, local oyster mushrooms, petite arugula, red pepper vinaigrette
$19
Chilled Poached Shrimp
Fresh horseradish cocktail, vinegar gelée, lemon confit
$24
Maine Lobster
Grilled half tail, tarragon aïoli, pea tendrils and spicy mustard greens, chilled knuckle and claw salad
SECOND COURSE​
$14
Cucumber & Watermelon Gazpacho
Local Greek yogurt, fresh horseradish, Saratoga traditional balsamic
$16
Field Greens and Vegetables
Local greens and featured vegetables, tomatoes, cucumbers, pickled onions, fresh lemon and Saratoga olive oil, candied pine nuts, creamy local Asgaard feta dressing
$20
Harmony Hills Farmstead Pork Pâté
Locally​ raised heritage pork, salted pretzel bread, house-made mustard, cornichons and pickled vegetables, shallot jam
$24
* Hudson Valley Foie Gras
Maple-whiskey glazed, black fig spread, red verjus marinated endives, toasted pistachio
$14
Dutch Knuckle Custard
Local Sugar House Creamery cheese, marinated Cipollini onions and asparagus, shaved radish, baby arugula, Dijon mustard vinaigrette
THIRD COURSE​
$49
Add seared Hudson Valley foie gras or crab cake $+19
Prime Beef Filet
Grilled and finished with Maldon Sea salt, Pommes Anna, baby carrots, fennel and asparagus, confit cipollini onion, sauce Piquante
$39
* Braised Lamb Cheeks
Australian lamb, braised with red Verjus, garlic and rosemary, saffron scented couscous, spinach and mint purée, petite turnips and baby summer squash, grilled green onion, mâche, braised jus lié
$40
Swordfish Niçoise
Grilled Atlantic swordfish, salt potatoes, haricot vert, confit cherry tomato, pickled red onion, rustic olive tapenade, garlic scape aïoli, petite arugula, pea shoots and frisée, lemon-anchovy vinaigrette
$36
* Free Range Chicken Breast
Roasted and stuffed with lemon-parsley butter and wild mushroom duxelles, fingerling potatoes and house smoked local bacon, sautéed chanterelles mushrooms, sweet peas, baby carrots, sautéed spinach, sherry-rosemary glace
$33
Ricotta Gnocchi
Butter toasted house-made Gnocchi, sautéed heirloom cherry tomatoes and garlic, local and petite summer vegetables, baby spinach local mushrooms, Saratoga olive oil, basil pesto
$Market
Market Fish
Our way of offering you a special seasonal fish
* Naturally raised, hormone and antibiotic free
*** Foie Gras or a Crab Cake may be added to any entree for a surcharge of $19.00
Raw, undercooked meats, seafood, or eggs may increase the risk of food borne illness.
We CANNOT guarantee that food allergens will not be transferred through accidental cross-contact.
About
The View is the only AAA four-diamond fine dining restaurant in Lake Placid, New York. Overlooking Mirror Lake and the Adirondack High Peaks, this restaurant is renown for its commitment to food and wine. The concept is elegant comfort foods with an extensive wine list that has been recognized for excellence by the Wine Spectator for the past Sixteen years. The menu changes three times each year. Prepared Dinner at The James Beard House November 2008. We are also new member to The Adirondack Harvest.Chef Jarrad utilizes local cheeses, meats and vegetables as the season permits.The View Restaurant is the perfect place for your "special occasion." Taste Bistro & Bar adjoins the View with Casual
PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is long overdue, but that fact should not diminish it. We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary several months ago at Mirror Lake Inn, where we originally spent our honeymoon, and our dinner at The View was a definite highlight. We began with the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for dining at The View for your 25th Anniversary! We’re glad that your special dinner here was a highlight of your stay and that you felt the food was some of the best you have ever had. Our staff appreciate your compliments and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The “View” is probably fine during the day. But at night no reason to pay for that. The food is fine, very expensive, but they try hard. The service was attentive and prompt. I had the duck special which was well prepared. The fois gras...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davidloew
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining at The View for a special birthday celebration. We’re glad that you enjoyed your dinner and the service by our staff. As the most popular restaurant in Lake Placid by both TripAdvisor and AAA (rated AAA Four Diamond) we feel that...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The View exceeded our expectation. The Mirror Lake Inn is stunning, with egregious woodwork, elegant decor and stunning views. The restaurant is small so reservations are a must. Our dinner was a fabulous culinary experience and the wine selection superb. It is priced appropriately so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Adk1851
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We’re delighted to read that your experience exceeded your expectation and that you enjoyed the food, ambiance and the wine. We hope that we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms...More

Reviewed January 20, 2019

We are not fancy people but you need to try it at least once if you stay at The Mirror Lake Inn! The food is good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Baberky
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View. We’re glad that you enjoyed the food and hope that we’ll have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed January 17, 2019

Without exaggeration, this was the best restaurant breakfast that I have ever had. We both ordered omelets. These were light and fluffy and light, despite being filled with cheese and yellow/orange bell peppers. I was also pleased to see fresh squeezed orange juice available. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jockadog
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View. We’re happy that you feel we serve the best restaurant breakfast and that you enjoyed the views of the lake and mountains. We hope that you stop in again. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn...More

Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Superb. Outstanding food, service, decor and view. Our family celebrated Christmas Eve at this wonderful restaurant and everything was perfect.

Date of visit: December 2018
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MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View. We’re happy that you enjoyed Christmas Eve dinner with us. We hope that we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing! It was a little pricy but well worth it. My husband had the prime beef filet and I had the free range chicken breast! We had an amazing view of Mirror Lake.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michele G
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View. We’re glad that you felt that the food was amazing and worth the price. The beef filet and free range chicken are very popular. We hope that you will dine with us again soon. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director...More

Reviewed December 27, 2018

We visited The View in the fall. A first stop at the bar for a perfectly handcrafted cocktail is a must. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming with mahogany walls and comfortable leather bar stools and you may be treated to live entertainment. The service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View last fall. We’re happy that you enjoyed the cocktails, food, atmosphere and live entertainment playing in Taste Bistro. We hope that we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn...More

Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are middle class folks that enjoy nice things. The View is an amazing balance of feeling like you are welcomed in someone’s home for an intimate meal, with all the professionalism of the entire staff. The flavors and creativity of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We're delighted that you enjoyed your experience and our staff appreciate your compliments. We hope that we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed November 8, 2018

Lovely restaurant, unfortunately fully booked for dinner during our stay in the resort. We enjoyed having leisurely breakfasts here....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wenovo
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank you for having breakfast in The View during your stay at the Mirror Lake Inn. We’re glad that you enjoyed the food and ambiance with its views of the lake and mountains. I’m sorry you were unable to get a dinner reservation in The...More

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Dear Ktzmomy, Thank you for your email and for having been our guest in the past. The burger and the French Onion soup are both items featured in "Taste Bistro" which is located right in the main building. Reservations are... More
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