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Melody Lodge Restaurant

111 Old Indian Lake Rd., Speculator, NY 12164
+1 518-548-6562
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
111 Old Indian Lake Rd., Speculator, NY 12164
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve been eating and staying at the melody lodge for many years. The food is amazing and the lodge is tastefully decorated. Quintessential Adirondack experience! A must when visiting speculator.

Thank ker1313
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Stopped in last night to eat at the bar like we have done numerous times before. Did not like their new set up of no bar stools, no conversation with a waitress ( you check off on a 8x11 paper what you want),no conversation with...More

2  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on a Friday night and we're lucky to be seated . Fantastic menu choices. High cost bit well worth the cost. Quaint.bar area. Rooms neat and.clean ..restaurant dining and lodge.rrroms with beautiful Panoramic views. Classy place

Thank hortonusagv
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Melody Lodge has top reputation but we have eaten there three tines this summer and evenery time food was okay, service okay but but up to the reputation. Minor point - when you serve Caesar salad you expect to be offered fresh ground pepper. Entrees...More

1  Thank steven372017
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Have been going to Melody Lodge for many years and have enjoyed the atmosphere and food in the tap room ! I used to love just hanging out at the bar and watching sports and having conversation with the other locals ! What happen to...More

2  Thank janine t
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Melody used to be my favorite spot in the Adirondacks for food and drink. For some unknown reason, the bar stools have been removed from the bar. How can you have a bar/restaurant without being able to sit at the bar and have a drink?...More

3  Thank Gpfsys
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped after a hike. It was recommended by one of the hikers I loved the location and that's where the love ended. The tavern menu was not great! We ordered French fries they were very very greasy and not crisp. My salad was wilted...More

2  Thank Melzbelles
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We have always loved eating at Melody Lodge in the tap room on our annual vacation. We stopped tonight so looking forward to it. Well it looks like they remodeled which is lovely except they changed the tap room menu to include almost nothing. No...More

2  Thank ErinV924
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Melody Lodge was everything I hoped it would be. It is a beautiful location, beautiful restaurant, and excellent service. The food was unique and delicious. The appetizer crab cakes were the second best crab cakes I've ever had (the best being at Legal Seafood in...More

Thank Renee G
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I've given the restaurant five stars. Now for the overnight room. Not as good, at all! The Flute Room (#3) is very dark, and not well lighted. We were advised that we could make coffee in the room (the coffee maker was encrusted with old...More

Thank William Howard P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$32
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Old Indian Lake Rd., Speculator, NY 12164
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Speculator
  • Phone Number: +1 518-548-6562
  • E-mail
Located in the Southern Adirondacks, Melody Lodge offers fine dining with a panoramic mountain view. Our dining room is available by reservation. Our Tap Room offers a tapas menu accompanied by a full-service bar and lounge atmosphere. The Lodge is equipped with seven rooms available for booking.
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