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Kanu

7 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946
800.903.4045
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Ranked #44 of 95 Restaurants in Lake Placid
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 86
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English first
West Palm Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

So the main restaurant is beautiful, but pricy. The bar area is very nice and the food is tasty. The menu is limited, but the roasted chicken was good and did not break the bank. Also, the lower ceiling and fireplaces are very nice. We have spent 2 evening in this area because we like it so much. Great staff... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We ate dinner in the very large dining room with only three other tables of patrons, yet the bar across the hall was jumping. Our dinners of pork and halibut was good but very pricy for what we got. After dinner we checked out the bar menu that uses the same kitchen, prices were way less although the menu was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here earlier this week. It was arguably the worst restaurant meal I have had in the last 25 years. Sand in the scallops, a potato baked to the consistency of a brick, a rib eye steak full of fat and gristle, an apple tart for dessert that was supposed to be hot but was... More

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New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

good, not outstanding, would like to see more kids options other than the basics bc there was not much choice and if you are tehre longer than 3 days it's the same over and over, lunch and dinner.

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Syracuse, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Ordered the seasonal Pumpkin Crème Brule and it came out in a mini pumpkin! The best I've ever had, and when asked if I could have 5 more spoons to share with friends, the staff was very fast and accommodating! Not to mention the live music in the lounge was the perfect touch!

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Morrisonville, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The food here is some of the best I have ever eaten. We went with a group of 6 and not one of us had a bad meal. The price may be a bit high but you get what you pay for. The waitress was on top of her game and even though there was a full house, we did... More

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Flemington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Overpriced and few choices. Even the "Lounge" menu is too expensive and not to my teenagers liking. We stayed at Whiteface Lodge and ate here on our first night - we did not like it well enough to return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I are patrons there fairly often, so I knew the food would be great, however, the new menu Chef David put out was absolutely mouthwatering. I started with the peach and butter lettuce salad which was accompanied by fresh ricotta, a light citrus dressing and fresh honeycomb, yes HONEYCOMB- a perfect combinations of flavors and textures. For... More

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Syracuse, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We ate at Kanu for lunch today. Jordan was our server. The food and service were outstanding! I had the lobster pizza. Delicious! My husband had the burger and artisan fries. We shared the brownie sundae. Everything was exceptional!

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Saranac Lake, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We sat at the bar in the Kanu lounge. Zack is fantastic! So friendly, helpful and knowledgeable! He custom made a drink for my boyfriend by asking a few simple questions. It was fantastic! We split a wood fired margarita pizza and I had the Kilcoyne burger. The pizza was soo yummy with buffalo mozzarella and fresh basil! My burger... More

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