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Drake's Motel

1299 US Route 9, Schroon Lake, NY 12870-2609
+1 518-532-7481
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“veal” (2 reviews)
“new owners” (8 reviews)
“drakes” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, American
$$ - $$$
1299 US Route 9, Schroon Lake, NY 12870-2609
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

THERE WAS ONLY 1 other couple in restaurant at 6:30pm on a Friday night. We had saw the menu on line and it looked good when we got there the menu wasn't even close to being the same. The waitress said they had new owners...More

Thank lauriewoodcock
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is the second time we have visited the restaurant. Both times we have been happy with the food and service. It's nice to find something a little quieter than the restaurants in town!

Thank andersbeme
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Our family stayed at Drakes for a night to escape Americade. We had an excellent experience at the hotel and the restaurant. The menu choices are not reflected on the website, but the revamped menu is solid and well executed. The veal was tender and...More

Thank jevanek12
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is only a review of the motel. We stayed 2 nights and found the staff to be welcoming and warm. The motel office is at the restaurant. The room needs updating for sure but was clean. There is some charm in the decor, and...More

Thank sassafrasblue46
Reviewed 24 August 2016

we recently had a overnight stay at this motel. this is just a basic motel. very (very) old room with some ancient air conditioner (with a warning note which said do not leave air conditioner on when you go out) . for the condition of...More

1  Thank dashny
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Jasmina and her staff always make you feel welcome when enjoying the appetizing dishes here. Their garlic/olive oil dip is delicious with their rolls to start off with. We nearly always have the clams appetizer that goes so well with the bread and dipping. (Yum!)...More

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Food here is excellent. It's a step up from other restaurants in Schroon Lake, but well worth going to.

1  Thank Frank D
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Italian cuisine at its best. A little pricey but well worth it. Get there early, the place fills up fast around 7:00 PM. There is a nice bar and a decent wine list to compliment an extensive menu. The servers were attentive and helpful and...More

Thank bachartier
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The rooms in this motel are very old and not well kept! I remember this motel being one of the best in Schroon Lake and it is so sad to see it go down hill

1  Thank Marne D
Reviewed 13 April 2015

One time the drake family owned this motel, along with other business in town. Now I think that they lease the place out to whoever each season. Last year we stayed in the motel and the rooms defiantly are showing their age. The motel needs...More

1  Thank Chefnfly
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eddie r
23 July 2015|
Response from Chefnfly | Reviewed this property |
I haven't eaten there this season. The restaurant is leased to different people each year so if you haven't been there for a few years don't expect the same menu or service, sorry. Always Chefnfly
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1299 US Route 9, Schroon Lake, NY 12870-2609
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schroon Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 518-532-7481
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