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Charlie's Inn

44 Junction Road, Lake Clear, NY 12945
+1 518-891-9858
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“turkey dinner” (2 reviews)
“comfort food” (2 reviews)
“saranac lake” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
44 Junction Road, Lake Clear, NY 12945
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Good food at fair price. I like the turkey dinner. Great Adirondack atmosphere, good service. Highly recommend for a local Adirondack eating experience. Enjoy this off-beat local eatery.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank camp2bears
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We come to Charlie’s very frequently. Owners and servers are awesome. Foods is amazing. Especially wings!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank marchber196
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Rustic, but a great menu, and the food was really good. Had anything we wanted at the bar and a variety of food options. Great service. The owner was was very personable, providing us an interesting history lesson regarding the Inn and it's surroundings. Awesome...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AMuller11
Reviewed August 6, 2018

NOT a greasy spoon experience... Charlie's Inn served my family and me excellent meals at 20% less cost than we would have paid in Saranac Lake. We're going back here!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Management not doing their job . Rv power not adequate for 30 amp , Wi-Fi non existent. Joke of a campgroundMore

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rachelastephens
Jill B, Manager at Charlie's Inn, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you feel that way. We are in the Adirondacks and Wi-Fi and phone service is very spotty in our area. We are not sure what you had to eat at our Restaurant , but we have a great...More

Reviewed June 2, 2018

The food met our expectations - comfort food for a fair price. The atmosphere is limited...not much more that a bar and a side room. Staff was friendly and overall a good experience for us - we were looking for a quick dinner after a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Foliage1
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

It was a damp rainy day and my wife and I were looking for some comfort food. We found it at Charlie's Inn in Lake Clear, New York. It was a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. The turkey breast was very moist and the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank SailoroftheStars
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Great Local stop, All season like of place, RV, Bikers, Snowmobile, the list goes on. John and the crew are the best at making your stay enjoyable. Food is great and reasonable,,, good beverages at a fair price. Grew up in the area,, moved out...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Tug B
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Charlies Inn. We dined on their screened-in porch, enjoying the beautiful Adirondack forest while also enjoying a delicious meal and their incredibly friendly service. Their building is an historic landmark, filled with Adirondack memorabilia. The proprietors...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank O2100TYdavidb
Reviewed October 18, 2016

My wife and I have been coming up to the Saranac Lake for 30 years but had never eaten at Charlie's Inn. Charlie's has a certain rustic appeal from the outside. In addition to the restaurant it operates as an inn and also has a...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank FloridaGold
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Junction Road, Lake Clear, NY 12945
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Clear
  • Phone Number: +1 518-891-9858
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