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Black Bear Restaurant

) #20 of 70 Restaurants in Lake Placid ££ - £££ Italian, American,
2409 Main St, Corner of Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3896
+1 518-837-5166
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (48 reviews)
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2409 Main St, Corner of Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3896
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1 - 10 of 377 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

A nice down to earth restaurant. Good food...we had chicken wraps with fries. Efficient staff and good value.

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived early on a Friday evening for dinner, and were promptly seated by very friendly staff! We ordered drinks, my friends ordered beer and I a specialty drink. For some reason the beer was on special for $3.50 a pint, but only if you...More

1  Thank ipitch44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is small, and is more like a cafe or diner than a restaurant; they don't even have table cloths. The food selection is very limited, as is the wine selection. The food is way over priced for the portion size and quality. The...More

3  Thank Phantom66
macos d, Manager at Black Bear Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank for your comment,First you don't know w is difference between Steak and Seafood and High Class Motels .In Motels the food is light and high price but in our restaurant is real food ,If you are hungry that is right place we not high...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Black Bear is the go to spot in Lake Placid. We have never been disappointed, the food is excellent and the service is amazing. Great views of Mirror Lake.

1  Thank 1762LovesToTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cold exterior belies a very comfortable and slightly informal restaurant and bar within. The menu was varied from burgers to ribs to good entrees. Service was great.

1  Thank WTPArmonk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are ever in Lake Placid, NY you must try the Black Bear Restaurant. Its a must place for dinner. Dress is casual and dinners are outstanding. My husband had a crab cake appetizer that was SOOO GREAT, it had clumps of crab, then...More

Thank 54barb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service at this restaurant was good and meal delivered promptly. The scallop appetizer was the size of meal with scallops overwhelmed by some sort of sauce on top of bread. The ravioli was fair as was the veal parmesan. The servings were much too...More

1  Thank Peggy K K
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, both steaks and seafood. Service is prompt and not intrusive. My opinion is seafood specials are the best in town.

Thank jon4702
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

So I have been hesitant about doing a review for awhile because I think overall the restaurant is ok, the service was extremely good, drinks were good, apps were fine, salads were good, but food was average, not out of the world but not horrible...More

1  Thank rabump
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Came to Black Bear during a week-long stay in Lake Placid. The outside of the restaurant does not give the inside justice. It was beautiful inside with great views of the lake. Our server was impeccable and very quick. The food was even better. My...More

1  Thank AlyssaAdventures
macos d, Manager at Black Bear Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thanks for visiting our town and our place we love to see you again .Thanks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2409 Main St, Corner of Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3896
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-837-5166
Late night dining, Also take out.
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