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Downhill Grill

74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
+1 518-891-3663
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
“beef brisket” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

One a motorcycle solo trip, I was looking for a patio to sit and enjoy a beer and some food, but patios seems to be pretty much nonexistent in the region. I finally ended up at the grill. The service was stellar, the burger and...More

Thank Hugues B
Reviewed May 5, 2018

One of the better places for lunch or dinner in Saranac Lake. The fried haddock dinner is delicious. The Swiss Slawlom sandwich is excellent as well. I've tried a variety of entrees and sandwiches and have never been disappointed. The only thing is a wish...More

Thank SASSY0201
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Good drinks, friendly and helpful staff, excellent bar snacks. Reasonably priced lunch and dinner( nice specials).

Thank placiddad2018
Reviewed December 31, 2017

I've eaten at Downhill Grill a few times on my visits to Saranac Lake. I agree with some of the reviews I've read, but disagree with the most negative ones. On all my visits I have found the service to be very good. The first...More

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

The food is always good here, but the service is often slow, restaurant is often very cold and prices are high considering what your get.You cannot get in and out of the restaurant in under 1.5 hours Even for a sandwich. Sandwiches and fries are...More

Thank Cori-Anne F
Reviewed December 13, 2017

We would have liked to eat dinner at this place. There were a lot of people and we had to wait at least 20 minutes. After this time they told us there is another wait for at least 10 minutes. When we realized that we...More

Thank pika_candid_reviews
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Absolutely love the homemade tortilla chips and Spinach dip! Have alway had great meals as well. Never disappointed.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Good burger, wings and carrot cake at a reasonable price. Pleasant atmosphere in the heart of Saranac Lake. Worth a visit if passing through town.

Thank OwlAdvisor100
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Too early to eat but wanted to catch the sunset back at lodge.. Answer take out from Downhill Grill! Nice array of offerings to go. Had a glass of wine while we waited. friendly staff and good food..Enjoyed the meal while watching an amazing sunset...More

Thank Marcy O
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Went for lunch, they have a nice selection of sandwiches. The sandwiches come with potato chips, if you want fries or onion rings they are extra. I had the beef with peppers, it was very good. There is a good size bar and they have...More

Thank dafoxx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saranac Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 518-891-3663
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