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74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
518-891-3663
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice dinner

Good food, atmosphere and wait staff. Food can sometimes be a hit or miss. Ate there this month with a large group of people and it was very good. Pot roast was delicious!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Saranac Lake, New York
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New York
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

...Years ago, this building was a Hallmark card store. The exterior is bland - but once inside, the comfortable decor set the tone for a pleasant meal with attentive service. Menu is broad & the prices are fair. ...Especially enjoyed the Thursday night salmon special! WIsh the Downhill Grill was in my hometown - if it was, I'd eat there... More 

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Malone
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We have dined here many, many times and the food is usually consistent and the service, while not amazing, is adequate. WOW, is all I can say about the last time. 3 of us sat at the bar, there were only 4 other people there and just a few tables occupied. One of us ordered a beer and the bartender... More 

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Saranac Lake, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Good food, atmosphere and wait staff. Food can sometimes be a hit or miss. Ate there this month with a large group of people and it was very good. Pot roast was delicious!

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New York
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

toward closing time the place was relaxed and quiet. good service . cool vintage decor. Our recommender told ud to expecti ti to be busy. not the case at 8:50pm. nice.

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NY
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My boyfriend & I decided to try out the Downhill Grill, after having a less than great experience previously. We were pleasantly surprised with a much quicker service and attentive staff. Our server was great - very friendly, genuine smiles, and checked in on us during our meal. Both of our appetizer and our entrees were great! We started with... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Food was good nothing great but good. Service was great. Some nice variety of food to choose from. The Nachos was okay. The salmon burger was tasty and just the right amount of food.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The menu has a mix of burgers, sandwiches and apps along with some entrees and Mexican offerings. The portions were large and the food good yet not spectacular. The food seemed to take quite a while to prepare especially since the restaurant was not very full. I would return, but would probably order something other than Mexican.

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Russell, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

First impression was good--easy to overlook the dingy, worn carpet. Staff was pleasant. Food was good, but not outstanding (for instance, the fish was considerably over-battered). I would certainly go back to try it again.

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Saranac Lake, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great food across the board. The staff is professional. Jill is the best! Casual dining for everyone.

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Saranac Lake, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We've been to Downhill Grill many times, it's a local favorite. Great family atmosphere. We've tried most everything and never been disappointed. I'd be hard pressed to pick a favorite. The fish is always great. The new bbq pork sandwich was delicious, I'll be getting that again. Recently I met up with friends for spirits and found the bar and... More 

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Address: 74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
Phone Number: 518-891-3663
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saranac Lake
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saranac Lake
  • Phone Number: 518-891-3663

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  • Cuisine: American

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