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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Live Music, Waterfront, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A Small Luxury Hotel with a splendid setting and a renowned kitchen for its formal dining room suggest they have their act together. but the more informal restaurant along the water proved rather pedestrian. The sandwiches, salads and desserts were pretty basic but with elevated...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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MLI, General Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for dining at the Cottage Cafe. We are disappointed to read your review and find it to be very misleading as we have never portrayed the Cottage Café to be fine dining. All of our literature and website is clear on the light...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cottage at The Mirror Lake Inn was quite disappointing. The view was beautiful and they did the best they could with outdoor dining. However, the food was not that great despite being very pricey. I expected so much more. The menu was limited and...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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MLI, General Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed the beautiful lake and mountain views and that your children enjoyed their flatbread pizzas. They are very popular. We were disappointed to read that the turkey sandwich, the menu in general and the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I were sooo excited to go there for dinner, even before our arrival to Lake Placid. So we went there for dinner, stood at the designated locations and waited to get seated. The staff saw us, bartenders inside saw us and nobody...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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MLI, General Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Frankly, we are at a bit of a loss to understand what may have happened and resulted in the experience you described in your review. There was clearly a misunderstanding of some kind when you arrived and for that, we sincerely apologize. We served well...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is clearly built as a lunch stop. Dinner options are fairly limited. Cocktails were disappointing. But the food we ordered was okay and the view is amazing so that sort of made up for the shortfalls.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 2, 2020 via mobile

Two years ago when we were here, it was a bustling cafe, with a vibrant bar crowd. With the new “normal” everything has changed EXCEPT for the quality of food and the views! It’s first come, reservations not accepted, however we got the after 1:30...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 28, 2020 via mobile

We came for lunch and they did not disappoint. We sat inside with a lake view and the service was excellent. We ordered a Bloody Mary that was great, the black bean burger, beef and barley soup, and the NY turkey and apple sandwich. We...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 27, 2020 via mobile

Stopped by for a drink and appetizer as part of our start of day drinking activity. We sat outside on the deck and the weather and views were amazing. The staff was very attentive and kept the drinks coming to help keep the momentum going...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 3, 2020 via mobile

I love this place! Wonderful food, amazing scenery, and service is great! I ordered the fruit and cheese plate as my meal for dinner and I even took some of it back to our hotel to eat it for later! I 100% recommend this restaurant....More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2020

I was so excited to try this restaurant and I was not disappointed. The decor inside was rustic and the colorful chalk drawings on the walls, that I was told one of the artistic staff drew, were Beautiful. The bartender that we had was very...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2020

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed the food, décor, lake and mountain views and that service by our staff. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed February 25, 2020

Love the menu but especially love having coffee drinks outside by the fireplace. The view is great and we always meet fun people.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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MLI, General Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2020

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed the menu and having coffee drinks by the outside fireplace with the views of the lake and mountains. We hope you stop in again. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn...More

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kbalas4
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
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Kelsey M
August 13, 2016|
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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!
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Gina O
May 23, 2016|
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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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