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Lakeside Farms Restaurant and Cider Mill

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336 Schauber Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12065
(518) 399-8359
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You place your order at the register, take your order to the kitchen and wait for them to call your number. Nearly all self service. The food though is outstanding and the prices are very reasonable. Lots of interesting things in the store as well. They were busy but the service is fast. Lots of fresh baked items also. Looked... More 

Thank MFD812
The Villages, Florida
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Choices, choices, choices. When you make up your mind after looking over a premier list of offerings you can then look some more for home made deserts. Bring your appetite and maybe even bring some home with you. Apple Cider and Cider doughnuts in the Fall are wonderful. Strawberry Rhubarb Pie plus many many more.

Thank Charles and Cla... M
Saratoga Springs, NY
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lakeside is a standard go to for a cheap and cheerful breakfast - plus it is on a farm so you have that experience to enjoy also, especially in the fall when a witch throws candy from the roof at unsuspecting children!

Thank MattyC82
Scottsdale, Arizona
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163 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband brought me here on a recent return visit to his old "stomping grounds". In the forty years since he had visited last, he noted how much it had grown, however, although I would agree (from past photos shared), it did not lose it's charm. The staff was warm and friendly, the food, wholesome and home spun. Nothing was... More 

Thank Janike1
Scottsdale, Arizona
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259 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to start this review by sharing a bit of bias. I worked at this farm in 1973 and 74 when I was in school. At that time it was nothing more than a vegetable stand that served cider and donuts. A recent trip brought me back to the area, so we decided to stop in. What a treat.... More 

Thank cr8it
Ballston Spa, New York
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has been a traditional stop for our family over the years. Recently, I have been inviting my mother to share breakfast just the two of us. My Mom so enjoys the fresh flowers they sell to start the spring growing season. Lakeside also offers, a fantastic gift shop and fresh produce and candy and oh yeah PIES. The breakfast... More 

Thank Dr. Gregory R. L
Germantown, New York
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287 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Lakeside Farms creates delicious sandwiches to order. The shop is full of all kinds of goodies so you may relax at a table or browse. The place has a rustic charm. Meat in the sandwiches is plentiful and fresh. Their baked goods are delicious too. Pick up orders as there is no table service.

Thank Cac1234
Malta, New York
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

A great place to enjoy a relaxing lunch in a country store atmosphere. The sandwiches are made to order. I especially enjoy their Lakesider specialty sandwich on homemade bread. The homemade soups are always good. Nothing like fresh cider and cider donuts to round out the meal!

Thank rbreuning
Ballston Spa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The eggs were over cooked so it was to hard for me to eat. Other then that the bacon and home fries were good. The other people in my group liked it. I would go back just not Order the eggs.

Thank lisanL3219OQ
Ballston Lake, New York
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We have enjoyed lunch at the Lakeside for many years. Lunch is always delicious and casual....like having a picnic. The store has a nice selection of local foods and country home decor. Wish it were open year round!

Thank Gloria O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Schauber Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12065
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Spa
  • Phone Number: (518) 399-8359

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?