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Kanu Lounge

7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
+1 518-523-0500
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“truffle fries” (12 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
“venison” (4 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We chose to eat at the lounge a couple times during our stay at the lodge. It's adequate food, though nothing particularly special to write home about. The lounge is smaller than the more upscale restaurant across the hall, so if there are loud children...More

Thank wendylr22
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We ate here on a few occasions. The room is charming with fireplaces and a friendly bar. But the food quality is not that of a luxury resort. The fries were soggy, the lauded pizzas went mostly uneaten and the salad was unimpressive. The best...More

Thank NewYorkNYMom
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We had dinner in the Kanu Lounge on two occasions. Food was consistently of high-quality and flavorful, impressing my husband, the at-home chef and 'food critic' when dining out. Wait staff was very friendly and attentive. The ambiance of the lodge decor and the view...More

Thank Sunshine4650
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You should stop to see this place if you are in Lake Placid. It is an extremely beautiful lodge. I would love to stay there. The food is also very good. Pricey. But worth the visit. We spent $150 for two entrees, one appetizer, and...More

Thank Cindy Z
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I love the variety on the menu this year. Everything from sliders, tacos to steaks. I enjoyed the soup du jour and the ceasar salad.

Thank wandalust2015
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had dinner here the first evening of our stay. Chose this over the main dining room as this one had the more casual menu items we wanted. The dining room's comfortable, with big hand crafted rustic wooden chairs and tables. We had fish and...More

Thank paxa
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My husband and I went here for his birthday dinner. For the prices they charge and the way the restaurant was described, we expected it to be great. It was a huge disappointment. I will say the restaurant itself is beautiful, very impressive room with...More

2  Thank Tina Q
Reviewed 6 June 2017

food was awesome. staff are great. very casual. whatever you needed and they make sure you are satisfied.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The lodge atmosphere was outstanding. The menu was varied and the dishes we had were very well done. Service was great.

Thank WTPArmonk
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend the truffle fries. Burger and salmon were both very tasty The brownie ice cream sandwich was unique and delicious. Thin brownie outside with ice cream inside and encrusted with tiny chocolate chips

Thank Aliveguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-0500
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Join executive Chef Adam Bechard and the culinary team in Kanu for their take on eclectic New American cuisine; seasonal ingredients with a union of flavors complimented by a distinct presentation.
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