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Howard Johnson's Restaurant

2143 Rt 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6117
+1 518-668-5418
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good14%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible48%
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“fried clams” (11 reviews)
“short stack” (2 reviews)
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07:00 - 16:00All hours
££ - £££
2143 Rt 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6117
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the misfortune of selecting this place for breakfast because it wasn't crowded. We soon found out why. Prices are THROUGH THE ROOF - UNBELIEVABLE. We had already ordered coffee so we stayed. During that time, we witnessed 1 family & 3 couples walk...More

Thank Dave_A1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outside sign said prime rib and salad bar. Decided to try it after a long day at the Warrensburg Garage Sale. Waitress was friendly but salad and fruit bar consisted of lettuce, tomato, cucumbers, shredded cheese, and rolls, bananas, apples and 2 kinds of dessert....More

Thank vtsoftball
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long wait, almost 50 people left while we were waiting. Finally got a table after waiting almost 30 minutes. As soon as the waitress came to get drink orders we ordered Breakfast also. Waitress brought coffee, asked for half and half. Waitress said will be...More

Thank mohammedd828
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The employees were very pleasant and welcoming. The salad bar was good but we wished it had more options. My family of 4 each got a different dish and we were all very pleased. Even though we were there for dinner, 2 of the party...More

Thank KB1CJT
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Like any baby boomer, I grew up with Howard Johnson's. My friend and I have wanted to go one last time for over a year but hesitated because of all the negative reviews. We had the hot dog platters--one with onion rings, the other with...More

1  Thank cammieo2950
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My husband and I went for breakfast yesterday, as there were long lines everywhere else, and almost nobody at Howard Johnson's. That should have been a giant tip-off. The seats were ripped, the tables sticky, the salad bar contained spoiled or spoiling food, the waitstaff...More

1  Thank MsProfessorADK
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I grew up with Howard Johnson Restaurants and loved them. Feeling nostalgic, and wanting to support this "last one standing," my date and I stayed to eat despite the moldy smell that hit us when we walked in. For $20, we got the world's worst...More

Thank edyeb13
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband and I stopped in here for the first time in 50 yrs. and enjoyed it. Our meals were good and the staff was nice. Brought back nice memories of working there.

Thank DianeLBG
Reviewed 7 August 2017

we stopped in on our way out of town after vacation for breakfast. The food wasn't very tasty, though the portions were heafty. The included fruit bar was just watermelon slices and veggies that you would put on a salad. I was turned off at...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We found bugs in the jelly container. And the place as soon as you walk in the place the smell of mold and mildew hit you in the face. We had to leave couldn't eat there.

Thank chevybear
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2143 Rt 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6117
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-5418
Grand Re-opening of your old family favorite! Now open, just as you remember it. Largest salad bar in Lake George, soda fountain, ice cream sundaes, Fish Fry Friday's, open year round for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
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