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Nonna Fina

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151 River St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2022
+1 518-891-4444
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Adirondack Mountains, New York
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68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overlooking Lake Flower, this family-style restaurant offers moderately priced and moderately good Italian food. The food quality on a scale of 1-10 rates about a 6.5 to 7. Nothing special, but normal just okay Italian pasta and meat dishes. The atmosphere is a bit crowded, lacking coziness. However, the service is very good and friendly.

Thank woodsman7
Seneca Falls, New York
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Though the waitstaff was friendly, my dining experience was pretty poor. It started with a request for a bourbon on the rocks - my server didn't know what bourbon was. No problem. I strolled to the bar and was pleased to find a decent selection and ordered one up. On to the meal - I ordered Veal saltimbocca- I was... More 

Thank CageyT
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149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We should have turned around and went back to our car when we were the only customers at 5:30. In fact, we were the only diners the entire time we were there. The waitstaff was actually playing board games (loudly) at the bar! Our waiter brought our bread, and it was so underproofed and undercooked that it was dough. Not... More 

Thank Jessalayne
Saranac Lake, New York
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have eaten here more times than I can count and I always find myself thinking the same thing when I get home, so I decided to finally write a review. The view of the ice palace in February is great, and they can accommodate large groups (20ppl) very well. The lake view is good, but not great since the... More 

Thank Trish W
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I delayed some time in writing a review for this restaurant, but I felt compelled to do so as I recently relocated to the area. I have eaten here on three separate occasions, and unfortunately, was disappointed each time. Why come back three times? I really wanted to like this restaurant and convinced myself that perhaps the first two times... More 

Thank prexplorer
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

For upstate the Italian food was great! Server was very nice and the hostess as well. Food was excellent nice view of the lake and inside the restaurant was beautiful.

Thank Mason B
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband and I took my mother out to dinner this past Monday night. First, we stood in the doorway for a few minutes before the hostess appeared and chatted with the staff while we waited, which were very friendly. There were two other tables with patrons. After being seated, we sat for quite some time until the waitress appeared... More 

Thank suzan726
Theresa, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The worst Italian restaurant ever. Marinara or Meat Sauce burned, Chicken Marsala the worst ever. Alfredo no taste.Calamari was terrible no taste. Will never go there. The only good food is there wraps at lunch time.

Thank ashwood6
Hanover, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had the Chicken Florentine and was happy with it. Well cooked and seasoned. Good sized portions, you won't go home hungry. Our waiter was average, never told us about the specials, we overhead another waiter at the next table rattling them off after we ordered. We didn't have to wait too long for our food. The atmosphere was very... More 

Thank Liza M
Bayfield, Canada
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We went to this restaurant on our first night in Saranac Lake and had a lovely meal and great service. We liked it so much we went back a second night. We were seated immediately and then ignored for almost half an hour - no menus, water - nothing. As we were rising to leave, a waitress noted that we... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 River St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2022
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saranac Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 518-891-4444

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