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Howard Johnson's Restaurant

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2143 Rt 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6117
+1 518-668-5418
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible47%
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2143 Rt 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6117
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The employees were very pleasant and welcoming. The salad bar was good but we wished it had more options. My family of 4 each got a different dish and we were all very pleased. Even though we were there for dinner, 2 of the party...More

Thank KB1CJT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like any baby boomer, I grew up with Howard Johnson's. My friend and I have wanted to go one last time for over a year but hesitated because of all the negative reviews. We had the hot dog platters--one with onion rings, the other with...More

Thank cammieo2950
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went for breakfast yesterday, as there were long lines everywhere else, and almost nobody at Howard Johnson's. That should have been a giant tip-off. The seats were ripped, the tables sticky, the salad bar contained spoiled or spoiling food, the waitstaff...More

Thank MsProfessorADK
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I grew up with Howard Johnson Restaurants and loved them. Feeling nostalgic, and wanting to support this "last one standing," my date and I stayed to eat despite the moldy smell that hit us when we walked in. For $20, we got the world's worst...More

Thank edyeb13
Reviewed August 9, 2017

My husband and I stopped in here for the first time in 50 yrs. and enjoyed it. Our meals were good and the staff was nice. Brought back nice memories of working there.

Thank DianeLBG
Reviewed August 7, 2017

we stopped in on our way out of town after vacation for breakfast. The food wasn't very tasty, though the portions were heafty. The included fruit bar was just watermelon slices and veggies that you would put on a salad. I was turned off at...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We found bugs in the jelly container. And the place as soon as you walk in the place the smell of mold and mildew hit you in the face. We had to leave couldn't eat there.

Thank chevybear
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Breakfast was good, salad bar was small. Last remaining Hojo so worth going to. Easy access on Route 9.

Thank connecticutpoet43
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We are from Mass the home of Howard Johnson's and found ourselves in the Lake George area. We wanted to check out the last remaining HoJo and taste those fried clams we remember as a child. What they serve now is a bland tasteless clam...More

Thank captainbobCt
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

You walk in and notice that nobody is in there but a few customers. You are seated at a table that is sticky. My entire group ordered the spaghetti with salad bar. The salad has nothing on it but lettuce cheese and dressing and cherry...More

Thank Harrison G
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Response from Laurie R | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I had the clams and they were good, but they were the only good entree among 3 of us. They were very expensive, $17. The place is really old and not renovated at all. You're better off going elsewhere. It's... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2143 Rt 9, Lake George, NY 12845-6117
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-5418
Grand Re-opening of your old family favorite! Now open, just as you remember it. Largest salad bar in Lake George, soda fountain, ice cream sundaes, Fish Fry Friday's, open year round for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
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