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“great food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Veranda Restaurant - CLOSED

Veranda Restaurant
Price range: US$6 - US$40
Cuisines: American, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Red Hook, New York
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

the Veal Scalapini was outstanding and a great view of main street from second floor dining room with the snow coming down

Visited January 2014
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English first
Saranac Lake, NY
Level Contributor
16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Best Restaurant in Lake Placid”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

We have eaten at the Veranda several times. It is only open in the Summer. Great cocktails and great food by a French chef. An absolute delight to sit out on the veranda overlooking the sloping lawn and looking over the rooftops below out onto Mirror Lake and the mountains in the distance. We go to dinner there every summer either as a couple or with friends and family.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Junior4295
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Upstate NY
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Exceptional evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Private dinner for 15 for a special occasion. From exploring possibilities with the friendly and efficient Crowne Meeting Director, to menu planning, to execution on a busy night, it was first class. Our meals and the service were excellent, and the little touches were welcome. Good wine selection and perfect martinis. We had never eaten there before, and took a leap of faith from other reviewers. Would recommend to people who want an upscale meal with pleasant surroundings.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank UpstateNY13
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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic Dinner!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

We ate at Veranda this past Sunday on the last day of our mini-vacation to the Lake Placid area. We had hiked up to the top of Cascade Mountain earlier that day and so had worked up quite an appetite. We wanted to sit on the Veranda but it was too cold so settled for a nice table in the main dining area with a great view of the lake and mountains. I ordered escargots to start and they were fabulous, maybe the best I've ever eaten, and for the main course I had the salmon while my wife had the striploin with fries. Both of meals were fantastic and then we shared a great creme caramel for dessert with coffees and Baileys. The whole dinner was fantastic, service excellent and ambience old-fashioned but kind of cool. Would absolutely recommend this restaurant and if ever back in Lake Placid would go back for dinner.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DrummerMike
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Brockville, Ontario, Canada
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Slightly disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

We were looking forward to this restaurant after a long day of hiking and exploring. The menu was reasonably priced and on the surface the service was good. As the evening wore on, the actual veneer of the service wears off and it is efficient rather than good. As a vegetarian, it was an impossible place to eat and they seemed unwilling to understand or accommodate. They attempted to recommend the potato soup, when I asked the waitress what the base was, she stated that it was potato. I said this was impossible and asked her to check, of course it was chicken based. I am sure this is a fine restaurant, however I feel people are taken by the view rather than the below average food and average service. We will not be back.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Michael A
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