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Up A Creek

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5545 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2010
+1 518-946-2013
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped for breakfast and the pace of the young guy behind the counter was laughable. All very nice staff but sooooooooo slow.

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Thank Róisín F
Wilmington, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fast, friendly, yummy, nice folks. One of our favorites for breakfast when family comes visiting. We've sat up to ten in the corner booth.

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Thank BarkEater47
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious and quick!! Friendly folks - cute gift shop/sports shop next door. Convenient and yummy. Fresh veggies for omelets - no canned or frozen stuff!!! Great selection.

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Thank Patricia M
Ballston Spa, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Went here two mornings in a row. Very satisfied with both breakfasts The pancakes are big and very filling.They offer a stack of four, but that is so much to eat, so I settled on a stack of two which was plenty. Good food and friendly service. The toast is homemade and the slices are thick cut. Really liked the... More 

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Thank hawkeyesbest
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We saw this restaurant at the last minute while driving to Lake Placid. Warm welcome, had a great time visiting the little boutique next door and finally got our plates. 3 of us found it very good and the fourth one found it Excellent. The sizing are normal serving, you might need a bit or 2 more but It's good... More 

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Thank Hugo G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Small friendly restaurant with a few tables and a counter. I had a nice breakfast of bacon and eggs which came with two thick slices of bread and big cups of coffee. There is a nice local gift shop adjoining the restaurant.

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Thank interlakenny
Altamont, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is one of two places in Wilmington that were recommended to us for breakfast. It was ok - basic breakfast food, but nothing great. The french toast had frozen berries that were still somewhat cold on top. Nice, friendly people, though.

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Thank Jennifer F
Long Beach, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This appears to be a family run restaurant fairly close to the Whiteface Mountain entrance. Dining is either outdoors on covered porch, or inside in the very woodsy, basically outfitted dining area. The young man who served us was ultra friendly, We were not impressed with our food. Fries were oily, and our main dishes lacked flavor. We hear the... More 

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Thank Clubess1
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I love Blueberry Pancakes and they are a must when I go to the Adirondacks. We had breakfast twice at this trip at the Up A Creek and both times I had the Blueberry Pancakes. Their pancakes are thick, fluffy and cooked all the way through, a tough combination to do correctly and Up a Creek nailed it both times.... More 

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Thank Frank W
Lowville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We love eating at this place when we are in the area. Their food is reasonably priced and their portions will not leave you hungry. Their food also is delicious!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5545 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2010
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 518-946-2013

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