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Howard Johnson Restaurant - CLOSED

2099 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1178
+1 518-523-2241
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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good48%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
1 Apr 2015
“Goodbye”
5 Mar 2015
“Ho Jo's is cozy”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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2099 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1178
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

This restaurant closed as of March 31, 2015 after almost a 60 year run. We went there for one last time the weekend before to say goodbye to a place that held years of memories. At this point, the food didn't matter (it was good)....More

Thank Nixie-USA
Reviewed 5 March 2015

I liked the Good service, large selection, comfy booths, friendly people. Nothing really to dislike.

Thank Jeansweezey
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Counter seats and the register to the right, and to the left, the familiar "please wait to be seated" placard. Booths lining the picture windows and tables in the middle - what a memory. Only change - interior colors are shades of brown - gone...More

Thank DavidandLydia1116
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Went with a friend for breakfast to find the food limited for my gluten free companion. The omelet I had was ok. On a plus, since I had tea, I was given a small pot of hot water so I had more than 1 cup...More

Thank GmaJoyce
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Ate here with my wife as it was very close to the Comfort Inn where we were spending the night. We were seated quickly, but it took over 10 minutes to get a server to our table. We were here on a Friday evening and...More

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 9 August 2014

took my son to Ho Jo's so he could experience it. Clams the same as 40 yrs ago. Friendly service. Great breakfast and fast. Im glad to see this restaurant survives. Great value.

Thank vthogans
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We were driving through Lake Placid recently at lunch time. I love Howard Johnson sweet clams. Nothing has changed the clams are still as good as they were when one could find a Howard Johnson restaurant all over America. Our visit was on a Tuesday...More

Thank Roundlake60
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Went for lunch one afternoon. Still looks like an original, but it's small. The New England clam chowder seemed like their original recipe. I had a simple tuna fish sandwich on wheat toast with lettuce...great-tasting and very enjoyable. But the ice cream has changed...the quality...More

Thank E H
Reviewed 30 June 2014

78 reviews and I think this is my first 1 star review. And this is quite painful! We were so excited to find an open Howard Johnson Restaurant, and we were staying at the Comfort Inn next door(which was great by the way.) For nostalgia...More

1  Thank doclorenzo
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

Very average place to eat. The prices are fairly low bit honestly it is fair for what you get. I had the HoJo Melt which had obviously canned corned beef hash. Staff was friendly though not very attentive. Really an ok place to eat breakfast...More

Thank Bob H
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  • Address: 2099 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1178
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-2241
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