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Kanu Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
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
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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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 1 week ago

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

Thank Vince41
Long Island, New York
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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,

Thank jon O
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank CarolaESPN
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 2 weeks ago

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

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 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Bermuda4evr
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank EsteeRoss
Vineland, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner by fireplace, beautifully decorated for Christmas. Added shrimp to my veggie risotto. They were gigantic and delicious! Wine by the glass was superb. Service impeccable. Sommelier poured our glasses personally. Ordered asparagus on the side. Perfectly prepared. Unfortunately too full for dessert. Everyone from valet to girls at check in very friendly. So happy I had the opportunity... More 

Thank kikiberley
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86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere makes it all, from the entrance to the dinning room. True Lodge decor, stunning. We made the reservation over the phone and I wish someone had told us that it was a fixed menu for Christmas night. It was very expensive for what we ate. The food was good but not exceptional. The Christmas tree is a must... More 

Thank Isabelle M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on Christmas Eve to Kanu Restaurant in order to have the holiday breakfast buffet they have on their website (red velvet pancakes for example between many other things), however when we arrived to the restaurant to our surprise there was no "special" breakfast menu, it was just regular breakfast. We ask the staff for the holiday menu which... More 

Thank Charito C
New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place is nicely decorated for holidays. Food is great, good choices, desserts are exquisite, service is slow but friendly. There are several rooms. Some are for more intimate dining, some rooms are good for bigger groups of people. We definitely will be there again.

Thank sunmoon99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Average prices
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-0500
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?