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Liquids and Solids at the handlebar

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6115 sentinel road, Lake Placid, NY 12946
5188375012
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 189
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I only wish we lived closer

If you are at all interested in creative cooking, there's simply nowhere else to go in the Adirondacks but Liquids and Solids. We had dinner there two nights in a row and would have gone a third time if we hadn't felt sheepish (a mistake!). Everything we ate (all meatless, btw) was delicious... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Sunnyside, New York
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
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Sunnyside, New York
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

If you are at all interested in creative cooking, there's simply nowhere else to go in the Adirondacks but Liquids and Solids. We had dinner there two nights in a row and would have gone a third time if we hadn't felt sheepish (a mistake!). Everything we ate (all meatless, btw) was delicious, particularly the blackened asparagus over sweet potato... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Loved the energy and ambience, but there were simply too many notes. Everything we tried had at least two components too many, or a kind of compositional imbalance. In the case of the grilled beef ribs special, I was served more fat and gristle than anything else. It's a shame, because the service was friendly and the cocktails were tasty.... More 

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Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was the worst meal I had in Lake Placid. Service was poor and indifferent if not unfriendly. Food was mediocre and overly rich and the cocktail selection was largely awful. I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone for any reason. The brew pub was better in every way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Menu is awesome and progressive but poor gluten free options and not for kids. 5 star if not for the two aforementioned items.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The food was good but different. The 6 of us shared all the plates. My very favorite were the brussel sprouts and the dutch knuckle cheese. My daughter had the bbq beef tacos which did not seem like tacos at all but were very yummy. The others loved the crispy goat. My only wish was less noise. I love to... More 

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We had heard this place had some of the best food in Lake Placid, so four of us made a night of it. We walked in and the hostess or possibly the owner (middle aged lady who looks upset at all times) found us a table. However when she returned to escort us to our seats she saw us reviewing... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Some wonderful friends and I spend a great evening here! We had lots of fun with the signature drinks, with and without alcohol. The offerings were adventurous and everything we got was really delicious! We will surely return to try more.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Although it wasn't what I was expecting the food was very tasteful. A rather unique menu of items I just wasn't quite sure about. I ended up eating some sort of Goat meat with rice. The sauce on the goat was rather sweet so it didn't set well with my taste buds. However the quality was good just not my... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food here was not as good as I had hoped. We had the crispy goat which was flavorful but tough and hence not enjoyable. The goat was served on top of an onion tart which was good but marred by the inclusion of goat cheese which was both unnecessary and a little weird. We also tried the BBQ'd beef... More 

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Minden, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We tried many varied dishes here and they were all outstanding. Even the cocktails were made with the freshest of ingredients. We were somewhat surprised at some of the combinations of foods, but everything was incredibly tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6115 sentinel road, Lake Placid, NY 12946
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: 5188375012

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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