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Cottage Cafe

77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
+1 518-302-3045
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Love the ambiance of this restaurant, right on the lake, kind of rustic, casual with both inside and outside seating most of the year. Great, very friendly staff too. Make sure you try it out on your next visit to Lake Placid

Thank duxy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after arriving into Lake Placid. Charming and cozy place with great view of the lake. Staff was very friendly and prompt. I odered the special hot dogs with chili and cheddar cheese. Was surprised how little chili and cheese was on...More

Thank TheBrasers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had just pulled in for a state at the Mirror Lake Inn and decided to hop down here for a quick bite. So glad we did! There was a 20 minute wait so we had a glass of wine at the bar until we were...More

1  Thank APennero
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A charming pub overlooking Mirror Lake. Limited,somewhat pricey menu. However, the fare we had was very good. The staff friendly & the beer cold

Thank kjf68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from the U.K. and on a US road trip. The Cottage was recommended to us . We had a very nice evening meal there . I am a vegan and they were very accommodating. Lovely location right on the lake . Would definitely...More

Thank louisecrawford2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely view of Mirror Lake and the fall foliage! Good food, good service, and a fantastic view! Add a few good friends and we had a fantastic time😁

Thank Backrocks
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and welcoming staff at the bar or table service. Lovely setting overlooking Mirror Lake. Very good selection in a warm and cozy dining room. If you have to wait it’s worth it , just grab a cocktail at the bar. The Bloody Mary...More

Thank 57Chloe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only beautiful nice day of the rainy week....it was a fall spectacular with a considerable nip in the air which did cause a problem though when the door to the outside tables where a couple of hearty souls were drinking coffee in their parkas...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was so happy to have a beautiful day in September to be able to eat outside on the deck overlooking the lake. The Montreal Sandwich was a nice size sandwich, but I found the bread to be a little dry. The House Smoked BBQ Pulled...More

Thank gra754d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I discovered this place a few years ago during our trip to Lake Placid. We love this restaurant!!! The salads are big and amazing, the drink menu is fun, and the staff are extra friendly.

Thank JadeC1316
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Questions & Answers
May 29, 2017|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! During peak season when we are serving food on the patio we cannot allow dogs. Off season when we are not serving food on the patio, but have our fireplace going we would allow a dog to sit with... More
Kelsey M
August 13, 2016|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and for being our guest at The Cottage! It is currently $12 for the Cobble Hill & $16 for the Top Round! We will get the online menu updated!
Gina O
May 23, 2016|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for the question. No, The Cottage does not take reservations. It is first come, first serve. Hours are 11:30am-10pm for food and cocktails past that until approx 1am. A popular lakefront pub atmosphere - open year... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-302-3045
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