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Cottage Cafe

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77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
+1 518-302-3045
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a beautiful little restaurant looking out over Mirror Lake. Its quaint with a fireplace. We had a lovely lunch and a glass of wine. The prices were reasonable. We were in a snow storm while we had lunch, it was so nice. The service was great. Definitely would go back.

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Thank Sandra G
Rotterdam, New York
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stopped for a drink and found a cozy warm place to have flatbread pizza a few drinks. Excellent service and Food

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Thank Bob A
Saratoga Springs, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly bartender exceptional food. I would recommend the pulled pork sandwich and warm brussel sprout salad.

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new city ny
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a cozy place for lunch with an unparalleled view of Mirror Lake. Have the wild mushroom stew in the bread bowl, you will think you've died and gone to heaven! Will definitely go back on our next trip!

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Thank charp52
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've now been there twice, once in the summer and once in the winter this past frigid weekend. Both menus offer delicious options -- melted Brie with raspberry coulis and walnuts was delicious as was the very popular grilled Brussel sprout salad. Lovely mulled wine and hot cider with rum, and excellent wines by the glass and beer on tap.... More 

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Thank Susan G
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Cottage again! We’re happy that you enjoy our menus (summer and winter), atmosphere, views and that you know we’re worth the wait for a table! We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Wyckoff, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fun, rustic and cozy restaurant! Really neat décor and incredible views overlooking the lake. The Brussel sprout salad was an absolute favorite! As super busy as they were, the service was excellent and super friendly. Loved the outdoor heated patio and just watching the skaters on the lake while we ateJ.

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Thank michelemax2017
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed the warm Brussel sprouts salad, decor, views overlooking the lake and our service. We hope you join us again. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Stony Point, New York
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe it's the view of the MacIntyre Range across the expanse of Mirror Lake. I could stare at Algonquin all day. There is even a drawing above the windows naming the outline of the mountains. Maybe it's the fact that The Cottage is owned and run by the excellent hotel/spa across the street, The Mirror Lake Inn. Or the food... More 

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Thank Louis S
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at The Cottage during your January visit. We are delighted that we are on your World’s Favorite Places list. Our staff appreciate your many compliments and we hope that we have the pleasure of your return soon! You should experience us in the summer too! Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort... More 

Albany, New York
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff and service. Scott our waiter had created some great hot toddy drinks. Snickers drink was great. The pizza was pretty good and the Russel sprout salad was great. Cold as hell outside which made it a little drafty by the window but we didn't care as the drinks were delicious.

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Thank Webs820
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re happy that you enjoyed the snickers drink, flatbread pizza and warm brussel sprout salad. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Waterford, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, soups, sandwiches excellent draft selection. Wonderful view of the lake. Highly recommend

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Thank steveleary1
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed our soups, sandwiches and draft beer selection as well as the wonderful views of the lake and mountains. We appreciate you recommending us and hope that you join us again soon. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Familyof3tourist
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for lunch while on Spring Break Ski Trip. The restaurant was packed so Ciara kindly allowed us to sit outside (in the middle of February!). She lit the gas fireplace, served us tea and a warm lunch. We loved the ambiance and especially watching people playing hockey and skating on the lake. Loved the view.

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MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in for lunch at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed the food, views, ambiance and our deck (even in February)! We hope you have a chance to dine with us again in the future. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?