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Smoke Signals

2489 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3301
+1 518-523-2271
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burnt ends” (67 reviews)
“wings” (133 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2489 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3301
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My first trip to Lake Placid was made all the better by a lunch at Smoke Signals. We were seated promptly and greeted by our waitress, Amanda, who was friendly and attentive throughout the duration of our meal. I was pleased to find out they...More

Thank Lexi C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant in Lake Placid. The food and ambiance is wonderful and you get a lot of good food for the money. We got the sampler for two and and enough to take home. It was so delicious. A hot toddy was...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has the best pulled pork I have ever had. Seriously. I have been around the world thrice over and never eaten something so delicious. A little pricey, but worth it for the food. Try to get there early, it tends to be crowded.

Thank Thirteenbeef44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food - great view - reasonable prices. If you are a barbecue fan you will enjoy this place - I had pulled pork sandwich - hubby had brisket - lot of food - took leftovers back to our lodge

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best spots in town. Usually busy at 7pm, you might want a reservation. My wife and I just walked in on 6 on a Friday night and were served and finished within an hour. They make their own sauces too....More

Thank William J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy hour was unbelievable, $1.00 PBR's and great price on other adult beverages. Entire staff is excellent and the barmaid was all you could ask for when it comes to ability, friendly nature and work ethic.

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

"Smoke Signals" not only implies what lays ahead but is aptly named for the dining experience. From the moment we walked in the door service personnel was friendly, accommodating and well versed in both food and beverage offerings. The ambience was warm and inviting. And...the...More

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was outstanding, the food was to die for, and the view was just beautiful! We ordered the sampler for 2 which has brisket, ribs, and pulled pork. I ate the brisket and he had the ribs. We honestly didn't get to really try...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best higher end bbq restaurants I have been to. Pork BBQ was quite exceptional as were the vegetables and salads. I actually thought the brisket was good but a little less appealing although they tout it as their specialty. Ambience and service...More

Thank Thebigduck09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great BBQ restaurant. The brisket melts in your mouth, and the fried pickles are not to be missed! It's a great atmosphere for all, and the view of Mirror Lake can't be beat.

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8 November 2017|
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Response from Ccmm Z | Reviewed this property |
I informed them I had allergies to dairy products and they accommodated it. They would try their best or would inform you if they could not.
8 November 2017|
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Response from rondi3 | Reviewed this property |
Probably they could protect you, as long as you told them about the allergy when you are greeted by your server.
Alyssa Singer M
23 February 2017|
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Response from Shelly A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. My husband has celiac disease and he was able to have many choices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2489 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-2271
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