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All 33 Saranac Lake Restaurants

Downhill Grill

74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
518-891-3663
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Ranked #8 of 33 Restaurants in Saranac Lake
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Upstate New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Downhill Grill is not a fancy restaurant, but the food is quite good and the atmosphere is very friendly. Lots of local folks eat here---not a big tourist crowd. The bar is lively; the wait staff is funny, efficient, and they seem to enjoy talking with the customers. It's a great place to go for a relaxed meal, especially after... More

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Rochester, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Our second time here and the food is very good and very well priced. Our waitress was very good even after a huge rush. We love it here .

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saranac
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Although the space is lovely the food is unimaginative and poorly prepared. Wont go back even though it is local to us. Shrimp on crab stuffing wasnt cheap and was a complete sham. French onion soup may have been right from a can, Chicken Saranac was bland and oversauced.

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Richmond, Vermont
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had walked around the town on a rainy Saturday evening and came back here based on a recommendation from Blue Line Brewery, new in town with great local microbrews! Had a few great local brews- Lake Placid IPA, UBU, and Saranac Ale, and reliable Woodchuck cider. A big fan of the grilled buffalo chicken salad, and the Mexican Flag... More

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Dunkirk, New York
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113 reviews 113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We reached Saranac Lake at the end of a 9-hour drive and met our son who was exhausted from cycling 3 hours to meet us. For Friday of Labor Day Weekend, the place was not particularly busy so we had very quick and helpful service. My son's NY Strip was done just right and was reported to be very flavorful.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After 4 days canoe camping, we were looking for some greasy, fatty, high calorie food -- and we found it! I had a burger, cooked just the way I wanted it, and some awesome fries. Restaurant has a nice variety on their menu and a nice selection of local craft beers. My only complaint would be that they didn't give... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This restaurant is an easy 10 minute walk from the Lake Flower Inn on Saranac Lake. It's a good size restaurant that can accommodate large groups with great food and a fun atmosphere. They have a great beer and wine selection. Our waitress came over to our table as soon as we sat, took our drink order and was back... More

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Blakeslee, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Arrived late close to closing with a party of 8. No problem we were all seated and orders taken. The Waitress was great. The food. burgers and finger food was average nothing special. All food and drink as expected.

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Palestine, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The food once we got our orders straight was good. I ordered baked-got mashed, grandson asked for sour cream, took 10 minutes to get what we ordered. To their positive: the green beans were fresh and excellent. The brisket was moist. Drinks were good.

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New york
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75 reviews 75 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had a great lunch there. Good and tasty sandwiches and nice atmosphere. Fine staff, made one feel at home. Would definitely go back when in the area.

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Additional Information about Downhill Grill

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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