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The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn

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77 Mirror Lake Dr, Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802 (Interlaken Avenue)
+1 518-302-3000
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07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Tried The View for the first time on the recommendations of many friends. This was a birthday celebration for my wife. The food was great!!! Four course meals. The main course we got scallops. The best I've ever had. Dessert-spiced butternut bread pudding. Best meal we had. We were seated in the corner next to the fireplace and over looking... More 

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1 Thank Robert K
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at The View Restaurant! Happy Birthday to your wife again! We’re happy you enjoyed dinner and felt it was the best meal you’ve had and a must visit! We’re also glad you felt the view was beautiful and service even more special. We hope you will dine with us again! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General... More 

Colts Neck, New Jersey
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We always eat here when visiting, and this trip was no exception. Made reservations ahead of time and had a great table near the fireplace. Four adults and three kids…..food as usual - outstanding! I had one of the best filet mignons ever, we also had the pork cheeks, Atlantic cod and sweet potato gnocchi (I preferred the one in... More 

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1 Thank GreycatLisa
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you dining with us at The View Restaurant! We’re glad you had a wonderful experience dining with friends and enjoying the food and service for both dinner and breakfast! We look forward to your return! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Lake Placid, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2016

A group of friends and I went to dinner here and we had am amazing time! The servers and kitchen staff both tended to my gluten free allergy very professionally and it was a relief to not have to worry for once while going out to eat. The food was excellent and the chef even came to speak with us... More 

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MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View Restaurant! We’re glad you and your friends had an amazing time and felt the food was excellent. It’s great to hear that you felt both the server and kitchen staff professionally attended to your gluten allergy in a very professional manner. We hope you will dine with us again! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General... More 

Albany, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

My husband and I chose to have dinner here to celebrate our anniversary. We were already staying at the resort, so we felt that it was a good choice. We were not disappointed. We had a table by the window, and although it was dark, it was still nice to see the lights and so forth across the lake. The... More 

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MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at The View Restaurant! Happy Anniversary again! We’re glad you chose us for your special occasion, enjoyed your meals and felt everything was prepared to perfection. We hope we will have the pleasure of your return! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Holtsville, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2016

First time stay at the Mirror Lake Inn. This was the best choice for a special occasion. From the arrival to check out. The restaurants were all great food and the courtesy of the staff were amazing. First night on Valentine's we made reservations at the view and was spectacular. We had Allavie as our waitress and must say she... More 

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1 Thank 53demonte
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View Restaurant and for staying at the Mirror Lake Inn for Valentine’s Day. We’re glad you enjoyed your first visit from arrival to checkout and felt the restaurants all had great food and service. We are so pleased you rate us a 10 of 10! We hope we will have the pleasure of your... More 

New York City, New York
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The food was delicious. The menu was limited, but the combinations were interesting. The ambiance was quiet and romantic. The service was top notch. This was by far the best meal we had during a 5 night stay in Lake Placid. My husband practically licked his plate clean, he thought it was so tasty. It is expensive, but so are... More 

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Thank ashaps
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant! We’re happy you enjoyed the food and ambiance and felt the service was top notch and that this was the best meal during your 5 night stay in Lake Placid. We look forward to your return! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

New York City, New York
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This was the best choice for a special occasion. The Valentine's Day was great, service excellent. Only issue was we had originally made a reservation for 4 then two more friends wanted to come. We tried at least three times to increase but they said they were booked. Even asked half hour before we arrived. When we got there for... More 

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Thank Mjasen1
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at the View Restaurant! We’re glad you feel we’re the best choice for a special occasion. Sorry we couldn’t accommodate additional guests at your table on short notice; we had been sold out for weeks for the popular holiday. We’re happy you still love us and we look forward to your return. Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General... More 

Oneonta, New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

A wonderful place to eat breakfast and dinner, great service , beautiful view , everything was perfect

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Thank DebbieA935
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at The View! We’re happy you felt everything was perfect and had a wonderful breakfast and dinner. We look forward to your return! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with a fireplace inside the Mirror Lake Hotel.Excellent service!! Good was great,for appetizer we had Hudson Valley Foie Gras and Smoked Trout and for entrée Filet Mignon. Wine list it's pretty complex and by the glass you never go wrong with Nebbiolo (baby Barolo) We will be back! Thanks

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Thank ancadiana
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View! We’re happy you enjoyed the fireplace, food and service. The Foie Gras, Smoked Trout and Filet Mignon are very popular! We are glad you’ll be back! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Potsdam, New York
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147 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Being semi-local we have visited almost all the restaurants in Placid at one time or another. While the Mirror Lake in doesn't have the grand feel of one of the Great Lodges it does, hands down, have the best food. We like it so well here we got engaged there. They went all out meeting my request and had a... More 

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Thank jorge g
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! Congratulations on your engagement! We’re glad that you feel hands down we have the best food and we look forward to creating even more memories with you! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Mirror Lake Dr, Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
    (Interlaken Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-302-3000
  • This restaurant is at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
Description
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 dinner fare, have drinks by the fire and relax. Live piano music Friday and Saturday nights.

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