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Downtown Diner

2728 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3314
+1 518-523-3709
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Diner
2728 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3314
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Flavorless blueberry pancakes, greasy eggs, absolutely disguisting chili omelette. Probably the worst diner food I've ever tried. Service was poor too.

Thank Ganna P
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch. Retro setting most of the seats taped up. Put the price for high for diner in the portion small compared to most diners I've been to. My kids got the French toast and neither one cared for the taste of it

Thank lkjay
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are looking for fine dining or another Quick Service Restaurant sterile menu, then turn around before you get to the door. The Downtown Diner is slightly retro, but authentic and friendly. Pretty much all of the menu if made from scratch on site,...More

Thank PaulH1961
Reviewed 4 January 2017

After a slow start in the morning on Saturday, December 31, we found that none of the swanky restaurants were serving breakfast OR brunch after 11 am! I'd seen the Downtown Diner on the corner on an earlier visit to Lake Placid and we headed...More

Thank Braavosi
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

had breakfast with family in here the day of Iron Man 2016. They had special Printed Menu that day (suggested to me they upped the prices for the day). They charge extra for things like real maple syrup (Adirondack Staple). Service was OK at best....More

Thank tarlawton
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Have reasonably priced breakfast here whenever in lake placid. Great service and value. Many breakfast selections including homemade breads, glutenfree items and vegetarian options. Very quick to refill both coffee and tea. Many tea selections for tea drinkers which is lovely

Thank mikki880
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

There was a group of 10 of us and we got seated in the middle of the restaurant. Service was fast and our waitress was nice! The omelette were huge, awesome and filling!! I could barely finish mine! I didn't get to eat the hash...More

Thank GirlyGirlTravels
Reviewed 7 December 2016

They have a good idea going with the throwback diner feel. I was there for breakfast. Prices were a bit much for what you're getting. I wasn't a fan of the very greasy Adirondack breakfast plate. Food was relatively bland and they charged $2 for...More

Thank Attila_The_Hutt
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Arrived about 7:45 on a Saturday morning. Though not especially crowded it took awhile for the waiter to arrive. The food is good and the portions more than adequate. However, the service is slow. Once the place fills up you might have to tackle the...More

Thank TommyA291
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Duct tape on the seats, junk tacked up all over the walls, dirty tables, chipped cups, bent forks, crappy food that doesn't come as ordered (i.e., I'll have a coffee = never getting a coffee) - what else do you need to know to go...More

Thank J B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2728 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3314
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-3709
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