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UpRiver Cafe

29 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
518-696-3667
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Tonight was my fourth trip to the UpRiver since it took over the old ice cream shop. Years ago I came via motorcycle for the views. Now this is an elegant yet simple restaurant. It is hands down the best place for many miles. Two visits ago I had a steak special that was a sliced flat iron steak with... More

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Diamond Point, New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

My husband and I stopped in on a Friday around 6:30 for dinner.. We forgot to make reservations ... A must if you want outside seating... We ordered crab cakes... Gazpacho .. Burgers and of course cheesecake....place was clean and inviting. The chef/owner was running food and chatting up every table. Much luck to him and his wife( hostess) on... More

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Lake George, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My husband and I stopped here for lunch with another couple. The café used to be an ice cream shop, now the ice cream bar was being used to enjoy a glass of wine while waiting for a table. Our wait was short, our table gave us a beautiful view of the river. There was an outdoor wedding next door... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We were advised to get a reservation but l thought since we were in such small town why bother. Wrong. Since l did not get a reservation we had to sit inside which is a bummer. The outside deck is unique and worth calling ahead to secure an outside table. The best tables are on the railing. We came back... More

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Rockaway, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My family visited the UpRiver Cafe on July 18th 2014. When we arrived, we were told they did not have a reservation for us and had an attitude of "don't know what to tell you", finally the woman who took our reservation, stepped in and found us a table, but only because someone else called to say they were running... More

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rochester ny
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Relax and dine on outdoor deck by the river. Good selection of entrees at reasonable prices. Highly recommend staying at Lamplight Inn B&B just around the corner.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Great food on a beautiful river. You can see the rapids from the back porch . The onion soup was so good. And I highly recommend the curry chicken salad. The staff was really nice and totally accommodating to the kids.

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Lake Luzerne, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I'm fortunate enough to live right around the corner from this fantastic restaurant. The view of the Hudson is just amazing, and the service is always efficient, professional, and friendly. The food can range from a basic burger to the more elegant shrimp and scallop risotto, and the dinner specials are usually absolutely divine. No matter what you order, attention... More

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Albany, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

What a lovely spot. We sat on the porch overlooking a gorgeous stretch of the Hudson. It couldn't have been any more relaxing. The staff are friendly and attentive and the food is supurb. Really.

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New Jersey
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The food here was reAlly great! The view of the river is so pretty. We went for lunch and enjoyed everything. They even brought out blankets for the people at the tables when it got chilly. Very cute place.

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