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Downhill Grill

74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
+1 518-891-3663
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (23 reviews)
“beef brisket” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Food was decent. Nothing special. Wasn't crowded for a late lunch but my husband had to go to the bar to ask for drink refills.

Thank Molley C
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Our family of 15 visited last week. The food seemed OK...but the service was terrible. It took a very long time to get our meals and drinks. Waitress must not care for large groups. Other groups seemed to be having a good time...we couldn't wait...More

Thank Mommacassy
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My favorite spot in town, bc the fries are fresh cut & delicious & although it's often busy when you arrive, the staff are always friendly & attentive.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We ended up eating here two evenings whilst staying nearby and were very happy with our meals. The first time we ate here my husband had the fish and chips dinner which he said was really nice. He had two large pieces of beer battered...More

Thank trvlloop
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch based on a local recommendation. We were not disappointed. Three people had Mexican and it was quite delicious. My only complaint was the fajitas came with burrito wraps and were way too big. The prices were a little high, but...More

Thank elpealto
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times, and each time I have been happy with my meal and the service. I usually get the "Swiss Slawlom", which is awesome with Cajun fries, and a big bowl of Jalepeno soup. Both are my favorite! I just...More

Thank JR1216
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The brisket was dry and flavorless. I had a hard and cold "baked Potato". The salad was fresh but lacked ingredients, all lettuce and 1 tomato. Over all bad, won't go back.

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I've never had a bad meal here. Wait staff are always pleasant. I am a Speech Language Pathologist who works with people who have significant disabilities and trouble eating, the Downhill Grill has become one of our favorite places to take our guys to dine...More

Thank Erica C
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

My husband, children and I ate here for lunch on Saturday, April 2nd and we loved our meals plus our server was excellent. He was very nice, friendly and attentive. I would definitely recommend this place!

Thank Stacey C
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Great joint owned by local people. tThe food is really good and the drinks are even better. Come and enjoy

Thank cheryl c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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