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“A bit confusing” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Placid Pub & Brewery

Lake Placid Pub & Brewery
813 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3829
+1 518-523-3813
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Ranked #16 of 98 restaurants in Lake Placid
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: American, Bar, Grill, Brew Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery serves great beers and delicious food in a comfortable atmosphere. Since 1996, the LPP&B has been Lake Placid's pub of choice, with the freshest microbrewed ales and lagers, including the famous Ubu Ale, and traditional pub fare sure to please everyone.
Fredonia, New York
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59 restaurant reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“A bit confusing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Parking was a nightmare, service so-so and the atmosphere confusing. We went in wanting to try the sampler. The first floor was crowded and suggested we go up a floor to the restaurant, that floor didn't have bar space only dining and sent us up another level. When reaching the third level and their bar they told us they only had some of the samples, downstairs would have them all. I felt like I was begging them to allow me to taste their flavors...really! Don't rest on your laurels when there are so many options out there

Visited May 2013
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English first
New York City, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Good beer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Went up Lake Placid for the Memorial Day weekend... Checked out this little microbrewery as the weather was terrible. Bartender was friendly and steered us in the right direction for what's beers to have. Great value at only $5 a beer, plus free popcorn on the bar to nibble on.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Syracuse, New York, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Our favorite place to eat in Lake Placid”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

My hubby and I never miss a chance to eat there when we are in Placid. So much so that we are having our rehearsal dinner for our wedding there. There is a bar on the first floor that is cozy and rustic. The main dining area is on the second floor. And then have recently renovated and added another level for more diners and private banquet room (even a small room for kids to play). The menu is better than typical pub fare. Burgers, hearty soups, bbq, salads... my favorite is the grilled chicken maple melt. But the best reason to come is the brew. UBU is awesome but if you like a milk stout you must try Nippletop. The Moose Island Ale is great in the summertime. There is a small deck for outdoor seating that overlooks Mirror Lake. It's a small place so you might have to wait during busy hours but it's worth it.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sacramento, California
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20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Best Shepherd's Pie ever!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

The beer was really good too. I had the UBU and it was also very good. We had the cheese platter and the maple cheddar was a real joy. We got the 1/2 platter and ended up taking some home it was so much. The service was very good and loved the setting in the old church.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“A must in lake placid”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

Yummy beer, and fried pickles!! All food was delicious. Three floors of seating, plus a patio.
Prices reasonable. Oh and my husband says the "Ecto wrap" was killer

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