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77 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-302-3045
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Ranked #21 of 85 Restaurants in Lake Placid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Café
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Lexington, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is as close to the lake as you can be. The food is great. Not a great amount of choices and good for the foodie. This place takes food and makes it more interesting (flatbread pizzas, sandwiches, salads.... but all with a twist!

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Abbottstown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This place overlooks Mirror Lake and I could have sat for hours watching the ice skaters and snow falling. Try the snowstorm drink that will warm you from the insides...absolutely delicious. It is a cozy vibe after a day on the slopes.

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The Cottage is perched on the edge of Mirror Lake, and even when it is -10 below, which it often is during the winter months in Lake Placid, the warmth and coziness of The Cottage are hard to beat.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Can't beat the view, you can sit and watch the skaters on the lake and check out the view. Yummy quiche.

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Rochester, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The wait is a little long, but it was worth it!! The food was well proportioned, price was right, and the food was just good!! Best part there is parking for their customers!! And in Lake Placid parking is the hardest thing to find!!

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NYC
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Interesting menu, tight space, but views are amazing and food was great. Servers were friendly. Can't be dining al fresco.

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Rochester
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stopped by for a quick drink and snack after skiing because it was too early for dinner. The Cottage was so perfect - it was cozy and welcoming and we loved it so much we didn't want to leave. The food was homemade and delicious. We had the soup of the day, shrimp corn chowder and the baked Brie... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Great food and atmosphere! We always go there every time we visit Lake Placid, and we are never disappointed.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews 105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stop at the Cottage every year while in LP for the holidays. The menu is limited but tasty. This year we stopped for both a lunch and dinner. The view is amazing. Their Bloody Mary and Chicken Salad sandwich are my favorite. Try the Bloody Mary with the spicy olives and you will not be disappointed!

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Toronto
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Great place on the lake. In the winter, a wood fireplace makes the small restaurant and bar area feel cozy. The menu is small - Chile, salads, sandwiches, good charcuteri, focacia but quite good. They can take cheese from dishes so the non-cheese person can enjoy a meal. It's the kind of place that could be a film setting as... More 

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Additional Information about Cottage Cafe

Address: 77 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone Number: +1 518-302-3045
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Café

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