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Kanu

7 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946
800.903.4045
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Ranked #39 of 95 restaurants in Lake Placid
Price range: $31 - $50
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
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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Jersey City, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Love Kanu. We have been there for breakfast and ordered room service when staying at the Whiteface Lodge. Delicious food. Great service. The most beautiful environment to eat I have seen in the Adirondacks. A must do when traveling to Lake Placid.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Delicious food, Great wait staff, Short wait time, Friendly environment. A bit pricy, But you defiantly get what you pay for

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Treasure coast of Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The dining room is absolutely stunning, so we find ourselves returning to eat here occasionally. However the food is only just soso and nothing at all exceptional. For such a beautiful setting the food should be outstanding- they have a long way to go.

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Top Contributor
274 reviews 274 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

$8 for wings or chili + bread bowl or personal pizza and draft beer. It hit the spot. None of the food was a particular standout, but average-above average. The surroundings were excellent though, to eat in their lounge next to the fireplace, looking out over the snow covered grounds. That was excellent. The staff were friendly. Just what I... More

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Manhattan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My husband and I ate here on a Saturday night around 6. it was a large space and we were greeting in a very warm way and seated by a fireplace, which my chilly spouse really enjoyed. The drinks were very good. However, we both found the food just soso. I did enjoy the salad andmy husband loved rhe risoot,... More

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Malone, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Had drinks in the lounge and dinner in the dining room. Food & service were very good and the sommelier was quite knowledgeable about the wines . Our server Jordan was attentive and amiable. Thought it a bit pricey , but then it is a resort destination and was only 1 vegetarian dish -mushroom bolognese on grits which was delicious.... More

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Seaford, New York, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

If presentation were an indicator of taste then this restaurant would be amazing. Unfortunately, the beautifully presented pork chop I ordered was bland and underwhelming. It was served with a purée that resembled baby food but tasted like medicine and a small portion of Brussels sprouts, egg plant and fruits that seemed randomly chosen. The blood orange salad was a... More

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Jeffersonville, Vermont
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

First of all, I use Tripadvisor when traveling, especially for restaurants. I do hope what I post is helpful and can only hope that in addition to the readers of the review, the establishment will perhaps deal with the issues at hand. I certainly do try to be honest when posting reviews . We had the opportunity to dine at... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We went on a Saturday night and while expecting it to be full of people, we were pleasantly surprised that it wasn't! The Atmosphere is cozy and comfortable... Roaring fireplaces, lots of wood with a rustic elegant feel. The service was also great... Attentive, friendly servers who made you feel welcome. The food was comparable to the price. Only drawback... More

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