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2543 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-837-5052
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Generations is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu feature many...
Generations is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu feature many foods that are grown and raised locally. Our goal is to keep it as local and fresh as possible, showcasing the many wonderful farms and products that are grown, raised and cultivated in New York's Adirondack region.
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Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Yes, it was a busy weekend in lake Placid, but then again most weekends are. The food was fine, nothing stellar, nothing awful-- burgers and variation on sandwiches. We were seated by the fireplace with a promise that they would turn it down if it got too hot. Our order was taken, a busser brought... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Near Lake Placid NY
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Yes, it was a busy weekend in lake Placid, but then again most weekends are. The food was fine, nothing stellar, nothing awful-- burgers and variation on sandwiches. We were seated by the fireplace with a promise that they would turn it down if it got too hot. Our order was taken, a busser brought our our food. . then... More 

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GenerationsLP, Manager at Generations, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I was absolutely horrified to read your review of your experience with us. I have sent you a private message to see if I can get more information about the visit. Obviously this is not even remotely acceptable behavior, and not an experience anyone would enjoy. This not the kind of regular treatment a guest at our restaurant... More 

River Edge, New Jersey
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We spent a few hours at the bar, having dinner and watching the ESPN screens. A great place for an 'older' crowd that does not need head banging music to have a good time.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stopped for lunch but the food was good enough and satisfying that we did not need dinner. It is attached it seems to a hotel that gives 3 meals a day but I cannot remember the name of the hotel. The restaurant is spacious and has an excellent view of the lake

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Rome, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had breakfast here, it was very good! I had the brioche French toast with orange butter( my new favorite thing) and fresh local maple syrup, and my husband had the meat lovers omelet. The only weird thing was the hostess was at the front door by the street entrance, and we entered towards the back from the hotel .... More 

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144 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Been here several times before. You think I would learn. This was the best experience thus far. I had the Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap, and it was great. Others had crab cake sandwich and panini and we equally pleased.

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Holland Patent, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We stayed at the Golden Arrow resort so we received complimentary breakfast each morning we were there. We didn't make it to dinner but the breakfast was great. Service was very quick and helpful. The view was stunning, especially in the morning. I would love to try out their lunch or dinner some time. I personally love breakfast food, and... More 

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Service for a large group was terrible. The food was cold when it came out and they forgot one meal.

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The food and beer on draft were exceptional. The prices were reasonable and the staff were great. I highly recommend a stop in!

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

I have statues at golden arrow three times but never came to generations I am now sad I didn't I love it the food was so good service was friendly, and fast, and the view from our seat over looked the stunning frozen lake I will now be going back everytime I go to lake placid. once again golden arrow... More 

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Boston
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37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stumbled into this place because we were freezing and it was close by. But we are very happy we did! This place has it all. Sophisticated decor, beautiful fireplaces, a fabulous view of the lake..and wonderful food! I had just a smoked turkey BLT for lunch with a side of onion rings that were out of this world. Not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2543 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-837-5052

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 29
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Generations is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu feature many foods that are grown and raised locally. Our goal is to keep it as local and fresh as possible, showcasing the many wonderful farms and products that are grown, raised and cultivated in New York's Adirondack region.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?