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Kanu

7 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946
800.903.4045
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Ranked #40 of 97 restaurants in Lake Placid
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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
Flemington
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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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
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
275 reviews 275 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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