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UpRiver Cafe

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29 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
+1 518-696-3667
11:00 - 09:00
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Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stopped into this little place while in the area and we are so glad we did! "Café" really doesn't do this restaurant justice. The food was amazing! I had the scallop special and my wife had the lobster roll special. Both were just the right amount of food, flavors were great together and it was artfully displayed, gourmet meals... More 

1 Thank m n
Lake Luzerne, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped by the other evening and sat out on the pourch. They now have it enclosed with clear plastic shades, propane heaters and a blanket for the ladies laps. This is one of our favorite places.

1 Thank George B
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been coming to this lovely restaurant on the Hudson for years. My niece had her wedding rehearsal dinner here. Very varied menu. Great burgers, soups, and sandwiches. Then there are the fish tacos, sushi tuna salad, braised lamb shanks, award winning chili. My Go To place for dinner. Eating outside on the deck...even in the fall (with heaters!)... More 

2 Thank Karen2L
Rochester, New York
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96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

UpRiver Cafe has been attracting a steady following of local customers and visitors to the area for 7 years. Situated with a lovely view of the narrowest spot on the Hudson River, it brings much-deserved attention to a place with natural beauty. A diverse menu offers plenty to choose from. The portobello sandwich I ordered was accompanied by a fresh... More 

1 Thank Freespirit134
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177 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Upriver Cafe is situated in a medium size house overlooking the Hudson River. It would appear that on most nice days lunch(and perhaps dinner) are served on the semi enclosed porch, with heaters if necessary, as the inside seating is very limited. The day we were there for lunch the 30 or so seats on the porch were fully occupied,... More 

Thank 243Furby
andrewvanb2014, Owner at UpRiver Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am glad you enjoyed the food. Betsy and I are very fortunate to have such a wonderful location. More 

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

IN Little Lake Luzerne a genuine gem. Super, innovative food; great service ; and just plain friendly too! Plenty of options and fine specials also; nice wine list and fine assortment of local beers. Try the onion soup, the clams, the salads, and any of the entrees. And be sure to save room for dessert. the cheese cake is to... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

What a lovely Cafe off the beaten ath on Lake Luzerne. We sat on an enclosed porch with heaters, as it was chilly. Most ladies had sandwiches or burgers. Mine was a Rachel , sliced fresh turkey, Swiss cheese and Cole slaw on grilled rye bread. The best on I have had in months. Companions had a burger and other... More 

Thank Nancy B
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a warm September evening with two other couples. We were seated on the back porch overlooking the river. Due to the dry conditions more like a stream. The food and the service were great. I had the lobster Mac and cheese, on a recommendation of one of the other couples and it was so rich, gooey... More 

Thank tomethridge
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to venture out of Lake George main street for dinner for something different during our stay. Everything was delicious. I had a cup of corn chowder which was full of corn and veggies and was the size of a bowl at any other place. Husband had meatloaf and mashed potatoes that he devoured. Ended the meal with perfect root... More 

Thank Brittany M
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife and I have been going here for over 30 years. I remember well when it was Papa’s ice cream parlor, and a fixture in Lake Luzerne. The new owners have done a nice transformation to the place and have provided a very trendy selection on the menu seldom found elsewhere. I had a salad that was delicious with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Luzerne
  • Phone Number: +1 518-696-3667
Great food with a great view

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?