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“Absolutely NO service...”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Northern Exposure Restaurant - CLOSED

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Northern Exposure Restaurant
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Adams, NY
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Absolutely NO service...”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2011

We were in Lake Placid to see the leaves in peak color and decided to visit the Northern Exposure Restaurant one morning for breakfast. We should have known right off the bat that something was amiss because as we stood in line for about 10 minutes no one even acknowledged that we were waiting for a table. When the waitress finally came and got us she sat us at a table with 2 cups of coffee and told us it would probably be a while before we were waited on... After "several" minutes we were able to get another waitresses eye to bring us some cream & sugar for the coffee. Everyone was running around confusing breakfast orders with the patrons, someone brought out a tub to clean off a table (the table never got cleaned off & the tub was left in the chair), apparently everyone was waiting because a gentleman came out and apologized to one table for the long wait and you could tell by the expressions on the other patrons faces that they were also visibly upset. After about twenty minutes of just sitting with a cup of coffee & no one coming to take our order yet we got up, left $5.00 on the table and left the restaurant without even eating or ordering... So sad to have such a negative experience because this has never happend to us before and was quite unbelievable. All we could say was "WOW"...

  • Visited October 2011
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1 Thank VonAdams_NY
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English first
New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Awful”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2011

Food was cold, service not only slow but rude. What a package!

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upstate new york
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Really Bad!!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2011

Really bad .It was so bad all we had was a half cup of coffee after waiting for almost 20 minutes to be seated and it wasn't because they were crowded just terrible staffing.
Once we were seated I had the coffee practically spilled on me. Then had to ask for cream and sugar more than a few times and attitude from the waitress when we finnally received it. Sat for another 20 minutes noticing knowone was getting there food or getting waited on for that matter we put our five dollars on the table for the coffee and walked . WOW REALLY BAD.

  • Visited October 2011
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Thank kylemech
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Albany, New York
1 review
“Great Food!!! Poor Service!!!!!!!!!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2011

I had went there with colleagues and we had the most amazing breakfest that we had to come back for lunch! The food in the morning was excellent eggs and omlets cooked perfect homefries to die for! The lunch was great we had a few ruebens and burgers! the fries were beyond great! the turkey med wrap was awesome! the service was really bad both times! but due to the food being awesome it made up for it! my colleagues and i would like to say thanks to the chef that's name was on the back of the menu we believe it was jim or something like that for all the good food! we will return on our next visit

  • Visited September 2011
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Absolutely terrible”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2011

We were served our salad and soups and immediately after they wanted to bring out out main entrees which were stone cold. When we told the waitress her response was that the meals were done when our appetizers were served and that was the reason why. We were very dissatisfied and would suggest not wasting your money.

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Thank Regofefe
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