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Kanu Lounge

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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275 (86)
+1 518-523-0500
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Kanu on sunday morning with family and friends . The ambience is stunning . The food and service were excellent and hat's off to the omelette guy he makes some great omelettes very big and filling well worth the money

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Thank SMULLIGAN61
Saranac Lake, New York
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I came here with friends visiting from Boston to show off the Rustic Architecture of the Adirondacks. The space is stunning and although it is a big soaring place, it manages to maintain a cozy feel. We were disappointed that the fireplaces weren't lit in the middle of February and sat at a table instead of near... More 

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Thank Trish W
Schenectady, New York
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for the Empire State Games and staying at the lodge. My husband and I went for dinner and loved it. We have the veggie risotto and the northern Cuban both were excellent. Portions where huge we could have shared the one meal and still had spare. Service was slow but music playing and view made it... More 

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Thank Mary B
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Let me preface this review by saying Serena was AMAZING and perhaps the best part of our whole Kanu experience. She was patient, attentive, and helpful for the many hours we sat in the lounge as a very large group. Being such, we couldn't get a seat at the bar. We asked for a drink to be made by the... More 

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New Jersey
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

High end dining in a beautiful setting on Lake Placid (not in the town - about 10-15 minute drive out of downtown).

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Thank Vince41
Long Island, New York
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We ate here over the Holiday Break, made reservations, it was not that crowded. Food was very good I had the fried chicken dish it was excellent since I had steak the day before, other people in our party had the pasta which they said was very good. Service was good, a little pricey but worth it,

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Thank jon O
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to spend this special dinner at the Kanu restaurant and we thought it was going to be like 4 years ago when everything was perfect BUT the quality of the food was not the same. Overpriced, smaller portions, they ran out of the menu offered and the alternative were far from good. The hotel is amazing but we... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great lounge to hang out in. Food is reasonable and very good. Staff is great. A great choice if you are traveling with children.

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Thank newyorker1781
New Jersey
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We booked a dinner post Christmas at this beautiful resort-- full of Adirondack furnishings which were amazing. Arrived early to go to the bar to play "the game"; bartender Zak will ask you 4 questions about preferences, (sweet or savory, strong or light, etc.) then he will craft you a cocktail using no less than 8 ingredients-- no 2 are... More 

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Thank Bermuda4evr
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Two large cracking fireplaces,comfy couches and folksy music entertainment...great ways to relax after a day at the slopes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
    (86)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-0500
Description
Join executive Chef David Haick and the culinary team in Kanu for their take on eclectic New American cuisine; seasonal ingredients with a union of flavors complimented by a distinct presentation.

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