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The Cowboy

2226 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1019
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Ranked #15 of 97 Restaurants in Lake Placid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $26
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Bar, Asian fusion
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: A casual local establishment with a Tavern style atmosphere serving a fusion of global food. We cater to large parties and private functions as well as our window view dining area. We feature weekend brunch and lunch, dinner and cater to special occasions. Enjoy a cocktail and dinner at our wrap around bar and during the warmer months take advantage of our spacious deck. We welcome families with children.We now offer on-site and off-site catering as well as take out.
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English first
lockport, ny
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I just saw on their FB page that this restaurant is closing. Very unfortunate for those of us who love the place!

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adkvic, Owner at The Cowboy, responded to this review

Thank you for your review...Yes it is true that we will be closing but not until the end of September. Saturday 27th will be our last night. We hope until then our loyal customers will continue to experience The Cowboy...Our family will be moving onto other experiences but we have really enjoyed running The Caribbean Cowboy/The Cowboy for the past... More

Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Had dinner at The Cowboy with my husband this weekend. Awesome fried calamari appetizer. My husband had the jerk chicken as a main course and loved it. I had the 6oz sirloin and though I asked for it rare - it was medium at best. My risotto wasn't that good either. Great atmosphere though but I do wish they would... More

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syracuse, ny
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had dinner the first weekend of August with a party of 8. The service was very good in a comfortable atmosphere. I had the chicken and green chili burrito. It was packed with chicken in a green chili sauce; the rice and beans and guac were on the side. The flavors were fabulous. My husband had a stuffed burger... More

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Charlestown, Rhode Island
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Reservations were made well in advance, in fact the only formal reservations of the nite. When we arrived, a table for four was set with an extra chair to fit...a party of six. Okay, four small children and two parents could have fit into this booth, but not six adults. Ended up requesting to move to another table for six... More

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New jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Creative, delicious food, amazing drinks, and a relaxing atmosphere: makes a memorable meal. Owners and personnel to be applauded.

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Williamstown MA
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

brought a large group of parents/17 yr olds during a sports tournament. Boys had one table, parents had another. Menu is diverse and everything was delicious. Something for everyone. Drinks were great. Service was great. A pleasure!

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Charlton, NY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you are in Lake Placid and want views of Mirror lake and the mountains, this isn't your place. But if you want excellent food and service, this is indeed your place! A menu with staples with a twist - hard to choose from all the options. We went for an early dinner so no crowd. Sat out on the... More

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We have been here a couple of times and the service has been excellent. The food is unique but very flavorful and great quality. If you are into the same old boring food place then you are in the wrong place. Please give it a try and you will not be sorry you did.

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New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Originally I didnt know what to make of this place - is it a burgers and steaks place, is it a Caribbean place.... answer was all of the above. My Onion Ring, BBQ sauce, Bacon Cheeseburger was as good as my wife's Chicken Curry.

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

All I can say is we ordered: Crispy calamari The 12oz Cowboy burger-certified Angus ground beef stuffed with... Jerk chicken and spinach salad served with fresh mango... And there was no disappointment! This place is a FIND FOR SURE. One of the best tasting food joints we have eaten in in a long time. If this place was in NY... More

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