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The Shack

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4944 Lake Shore Dr, Bolton Landing, NY 12814-7758 (Formerly Frank's Snack Bar)
+1 518-240-6007
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017

I ate in The Shack during my holidays several times. The food is prepared with love, every dish I've tried was very tasty and very cheap comparing to some other places in the neighborhood. Atmosphere an the view for a lake just make you gain more appetite. I also love the whole Shack's crew. Carry on guys, do the great... More 

Thank agatas940
New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

First time breakfast customer here. Feta cheese and tomato omelet; cooked perfectly, came with real fresh cut potato homefries (skins on) quartered, grilled and seasoned to perfection. Whole wheat toast also above average, not your typical paper thin slice of greasy bread.They even through in some homemade cider donuts made with their own hand pressed cider. You don't get quality... More 

Thank jellybellyman4
Laval, Canada
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a late breakfast on our way home from a week long trip. We had our meal on the terrace on a sunny day. The food was excellent!!! Best blueberry pancakes ever. The staff and owner were very friendly.

Thank jlmiss
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time at the Shack and had breakfast. Wow, wow wow was that good. Had the ham steak with eggs. The eggs were perfectly over easy. The ham steak was tasty and done right. The home fries were seasoned and with crispy edges but creamy inside. Even the toast was warm and crispy. My dining parters were... More 

Thank CentralTravelor
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We would go back to the shack again for sure! Great for families or couples. Sat outside on the deck. I had the crab stuffed lobster special and my husband had steak - both were excellent! I had a question about the lobster special so the Chef came out to explain it to me and I was pleasantly surprised by... More 

Thank Teachindance
Beaufort, South Carolina
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We ate by candlelight a crab meat stuffed Maine lobster that was so good, I could have eaten 2 of them. Fresh baked bread done on site...vegetables seasoned to perfection, and salad greens as fresh as one can find. This was an epic meal. One of the neatest things about the Shack, is if you contact the owner/chef ahead of... More 

Thank Christopher J
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

A well-planned and diverse menu, including nice choices of beef cuts and the overwhelming favorite among the locals -- a very affordable broiled lobster -- makes The Shack a slam-dunk among a selection of Bolton eateries that's threatening to become somewhat stale. A charming interior combined with an attentive yet humbled wait staff made this a refreshingly pleasant surprise (this... More 

Thank John R
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I know accidents happen but owner should have at least given us our meals for free or reduced the bill amount. This is what happened. Waitress spilled tray of 5 sodas all over me. She was apologetic. I understand accidents happen but owner did not even offer to pay dry cleaning bill for my dress which was soaked with Diet... More 

Thank amyrdh1
McCall, Idaho
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast at 9am on a weekday. The women who served us seemed disturbed she had to seat us. The server forgot to bring our coffees so after 10 minutes, after waving a few time to get someone's attention, I had to walk into the kitchen to get help. Food came with our coffees and no refill until we... More 

Thank rpnoirjean
Webster, New York
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153 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

This seems to be one of the few places in Bolton Landing that you can get a glimpse of the lake while eating. Lunch was good, prices were reasonable, and service was attentive. We ate outside on the patio.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4944 Lake Shore Dr, Bolton Landing, NY 12814-7758 (Formerly Frank's Snack Bar)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bolton Landing
  • Phone Number: +1 518-240-6007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?