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The Brown Dog Cafe & Wine Bar - CLOSED

2431 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3370
+1 518-523-3036
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2431 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3370
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1 - 10 of 572 reviews

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch... service was great... pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw was delicious and highly recommended.. quaint nice atmosphere!!!

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Service and food was great. Drinks were generous and staff were attentive. Nice variety of food and drinks. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank FrequentTraveler501
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We tried several restaurants on Main street before eating at Brown Dog Cafe. All restaurants on Saturday late September were 1-2 hour waits. We were seated right away, the service and food were good. We didn't check out the menu before going in because we...More

1  Thank travelinggal49
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We have eaten at the Brown Dog numerous times both at its previous location and its present address. The food has been consistently good, perhaps because the menu has changed very little over the years. Some of the entrees are on the pricey side, though...More

2  Thank BlackBear1959
Reviewed 7 September 2016

the service was great and they have the best nachos we have ever had. Looking forward to going again.

2  Thank ppangburn
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The restaurant has a beautiful setting,with a view of the lake and nicely decorated interior.I would not rave about the food,and we heard people at the next table complaining about the bread in the sandwich as been soggy,so was my husband's.I had the lobster bisque,was...More

1  Thank gdi2011
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We heard about this place from friends who said it is an 'undiscovered' gem in L.P. Well, perhaps it is undiscovered because people are confused about what it is. It appears this place truly is just a wine bar, because all they serve is wine....More

Thank Allison P
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Our dinner was absolutely delicious. Our server was very friendly and very energetic. We would definitely come back again. I recommend the Strip Steak.

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Never met staff as snobby and rude. Stay away from this place. The food is bad and overpriced. Will never go back.

Thank bobmiller4444
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had not been to this area for 6 years & The Brown Dog was always our favourite restaurant here. They had moved to a larger space down the street and the restaurant did not disappoint. The service was friendly & attentive. The wine list...More

1  Thank kallimgmt
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$34
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2431 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3370
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-3036
  • E-mail
In our 16th year as Lake Placid's premiere wine bar with award winning wines paired with an eclectic French American fare in a quaint, romantic and Art Gallery setting over looking Mirror Lake or have a bite and a glass of wine in our Bar and lounge- serving both Lunch and in between cafe menu and Dinner everyday.
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