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Milano North

2490 Main Street, Up Stairs on Right Side of Building, Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-523-3003
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Ranked #62 of 97 Restaurants in Lake Placid
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: European, Italian, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: NYTimes recommended Northern Italian bistro seating 110 guests featuring open kitchen design to accommodate wood-fired oven pizzas, freshly-prepared homemade pastas and entrees using only the finest of local ingredients. Outdoor dining available with choice between patio dining and/or casual cocktails near an open fire pit with couches. Large party accommodations available with enclosure. Located in the heart of Lake Placid village, Milano North offers a warm and contemporary Adirondack ambience, overlooking Main St.
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57% Recommend
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English first
Watertown, NY
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had great meals and a relaxing time. At the peak of the summer vacation days the wait staff and kitchen seemed overwhelmed. I would nit return on a busy Thursday evening in August.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We always enjoy Milano North. They are very accommodating on special orders and this is why we continue to return. Brooke is phenomenal. We really enjoy her style management and overall everyone seems happy. Wish this place was busier...its a great restaurant for Lake Placid and want to keep it around.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I had the picatta with veal and spinach fusili and i basically licked the plate clean! I absolutely loved it. The atmosphere was nice and so was the decor. Also our waitress was very pleasant. Definitely coming back again

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Waterloo, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We ate here based on a recommendation and we're very disappointed. Ordered a Sangria which they obviously did not know how to make. Our waiter seemed to be trying hard but was very inexperienced.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed Milano's. Wish I could remember the names of the dishes we had. Mine was spinach pasta, with veggies and grilled chicken. He had scallops, Milanese risotto and fresh snap peas. Good service, nice place. Would go back.

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Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The restaurant has an open air kitchen and the two cooks need to be quiet! All we heard was swearing and talking about the customers in a negative manor.

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New Milford, New Jersey
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

In June 2013 we had our first family reunion at Lake Placid and the 6 adults had dinner at Milano North. The food was delicious. In June 2014 we had our second family reunion (24) and we recommend all of us go to Milano North. What a mistake! We had a prefixed menu (understandable for the crowd) The spaghetti had... More

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Food and staff good; Place needs to be updated A little expensive for the menu Too much chicken on the menu; its suppose to be italian

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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Thats when Milano North would be a good place to have dinner. In all other circumstances, its best to avoid this restaurant. Why you ask me? Let me count the reasons: 1. A highly un-enthusiastic waiter came to take the order 2. Drinks were brought only after repeated asking 3. No bread was served (our first experience in an Italian... More

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Fayetteville, New York
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I am a firm believer that anybody can have a bad day, so this will be my first review, as I have found an Italian restaurant that does not know the difference between linguini and spaghetti. In the same place, a chef that doesn't know the difference between children's portions, small portions, or large portions and a waitress who can... More

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