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Red Fox Restaurant

5034 State Route 3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-6004
+1 518-891-2127
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (25 reviews)
“soup” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5034 State Route 3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-6004
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

From the cocktail to the desert all was well done. My cocktail was just the way I like it, and I am picky about my manhattan. We both ordered prime rib my wife had the au jus and I had the more elaborate prime rib...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank catshephearder
Reviewed November 2, 2018

The good: service, decor, bread, baked potato, veal piccata The so-so: mushrooms, soup and salad. And the ‘broiled scallops’ with were more boiled in heavily flavored liquid that overrode all the scallop flavor. The bad: NY strip steak. It was poorly trimmed, over cooked (which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wayne-Librarian
Reviewed October 25, 2018

My wife and I were staying at the nearby Hilton hotel and preferred another restaurant. On a Sunday night there was only one other party in a very large room, and they soon left. That said some excellent background music and a candle on the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank stillworkingat68
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

First time we ate here and I was very pleased. A little ways from town center but worth the short ride. The atmosphere is very Adarondack and the food was great. Give it a try if you are in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 261MikeS261
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

The food, service and ambience were superb! One of my best dinning experiences. We had the lasagna and king crab, both excellent,

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Took the advice of tripadvisor reviews and put this restaurant on our Saranac Lake overnight stay agenda. (Just outside of the village towards Tupper Lake) Visited at 6pm on a Thursday evening. There were 3 other parties in the dining room. We were immediately seated...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rwjw
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Whenever we have a special occasion - we always dine at the Red Fox. It is the nicest restaurant in the Tri-Lakes area. The service and drinks from the bar - exceptional! The food is always excellent and the atmosphere is excellent. The veal parm...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TimNY2017
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Dress varies from business casual to Walmart informal, but: 1.Service is exceptionally good! The wait staff has obviously been trained and trained well! 2. The menu selection is varied and interesting. 3, The food is hot and delicious. 4. Prices are reasonable for the value...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank browningspeare
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner last night with my wife and we liked the warm cozy atmosphere of the restaurant. They also offer a nice view of the back which looks into the forest. The food was very good, I had the shrimp scampi which was very good,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shannonc755
Reviewed August 30, 2018

My husband and I celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary with a dinner at the Red Fox. There are many great restaurants in the Saranac Lake and Lake Placid area, but the Red Fox surpasses all of them! Not only the food is excellent, but was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Michael Z
September 26, 2018|
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Response from sisterbrianl | Reviewed this property |
They only open for supper. Sorry. I would recommend Blue Moon Cafe, The Hotel Saranac ( a little expensive) or Lakeview Deli.
Kristin E
April 10, 2016|
Response from DFransen | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Red Fox Restaurant Facebook page there is a link to the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5034 State Route 3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-6004
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saranac Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 518-891-2127
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The Red Fox Restaurant serves Steak, Chicken, Seafood, and Pasta entrees. We also have a full bar with wine and beer. We take reservations 7 days a week, we also can accommodate large parties.
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