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74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
518-891-3663
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, 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
split an order of fish and chips. get coffee and a dessert. done.

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
LWa88
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New York
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New York
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Chicago, Illinois
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Lovely downtown restaurant with great décor and ambience offering Mexican fare which is good and worth the reasonable prices charged. A local favorite that has a large bar with attentive staff.

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Saranac Lake, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The owners and staff are super friendly and they remember you which says a lot considering we come up to Saranac Lake maybe once a month. Great menu.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I can't really say everything has gone downhill, because I don't remember when it was (if ever) any good. So it is just "downhill" from a good restaurant in value. It seems as if they don't really care about the quality of food coming out of the kitchen. It's a shame because it is a nice space and could be... 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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