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Best local bar

My husband and I have been coming to Lake Placid for years, usually to celebrate our anniversary... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
via mobile
Great place with friendly locals

We stopped here to meet a friend from town. Before our friend arrived, the locals stopped by our... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
via mobile
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
20 Feb 2018
“Best local bar”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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134 Main St., Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-523-8221
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was fun until the bartender told us we’re not welcomed because we’re gay. The guys in my family were playing darts and hugging and he said something along the lines of “we don’t welcome guys touching other guys here.” They’re not even gay! We gave...More

Thank JenpAri
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been coming to Lake Placid for years, usually to celebrate our anniversary, and this was our first time at Zig Zags Pub. We enjoyed it, we played darts, pool and had drinks at the bar while watching the Olympics. In...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to meet a friend from town. Before our friend arrived, the locals stopped by our table and offered the food that the owners had put out for an impromptu happy hour. We were made to feel like long time acquaintances by this...More

Thank ACraigH2Oskier
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Guinness very good my girlfriend has Malibu Bay Breeze she like them nice atmosphere looking for a pub you should go here everybody was friendly the drinks were good price

Thank tim c
Reviewed 18 November 2016

....you go to Zig Zags for a cold one and to party. Lake Placid has a wide variety of pubs and bars to meet the preferences of different types of people. Some would classify Zig Zags as a "dive bar," I would call it less...More

Thank Keystone_Traveler
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The bartender at the restaurant we were dining recommended this place so we popped in about 9pm. We are in the over 40 range and fit right in with the young crowd and others in our age range trying to get our dance on. We...More

Thank Marlyne J
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Beer is cold, good music, bartender is trashed... I mean wasted. Come for dive bar entertainment. Afternoons are good and it hasn't been crowded this Labor Day.

Thank Glenda W
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

A local fav, so nice to take a break from walking around to have a cold beer and play a few games. Tourists MUST take a selfie in the sled out front Friendly bar staff, clean bathrooms, relaxed atmosphere

Thank Sgorie
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Great place to just hang out and enjoy a "cold one" !! No munchies though !! Just stopped in because my nickname is "Zig" so I couldn't help check it out with my 20+ yo daughter !! Even bought a t-shirt and hat :-}

Thank Gregory Z
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Every year we make sure to stop in to Zig Zags for a night of drinks and meeting people. We always meet fun locals and love the bartenders who make the place fun! You can tell this is a place for more rowdy and young...More

Thank adkkje
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