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The Brown Dog Cafe & Wine Bar - CLOSED

2431 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3370
+1 518-523-3036
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Oct 25, 2017
“Wonderful lunch”
Mar 31, 2017
“Great service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, International
$$ - $$$
2431 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3370
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1 - 10 of 571 reviews

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch... service was great... pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw was delicious and highly recommended.. quaint nice atmosphere!!!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank heatherpM9509QH
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Service and food was great. Drinks were generous and staff were attentive. Nice variety of food and drinks. Looking forward to our next visit.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank FrequentTraveler501
Reviewed October 1, 2016

We tried several restaurants on Main street before eating at Brown Dog Cafe. All restaurants on Saturday late September were 1-2 hour waits. We were seated right away, the service and food were good. We didn't check out the menu before going in because we...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank travelinggal49
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We have eaten at the Brown Dog numerous times both at its previous location and its present address. The food has been consistently good, perhaps because the menu has changed very little over the years. Some of the entrees are on the pricey side, though...More

Date of visit: September 2016
3  Thank BlackBear1959
Reviewed September 6, 2016

the service was great and they have the best nachos we have ever had. Looking forward to going again.

Date of visit: September 2016
2  Thank ppangburn
Reviewed September 6, 2016

The restaurant has a beautiful setting,with a view of the lake and nicely decorated interior.I would not rave about the food,and we heard people at the next table complaining about the bread in the sandwich as been soggy,so was my husband's.I had the lobster bisque,was...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank gdi2011
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We heard about this place from friends who said it is an 'undiscovered' gem in L.P. Well, perhaps it is undiscovered because people are confused about what it is. It appears this place truly is just a wine bar, because all they serve is wine....More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Allison P
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Our dinner was absolutely delicious. Our server was very friendly and very energetic. We would definitely come back again. I recommend the Strip Steak.

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank mp3555
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Never met staff as snobby and rude. Stay away from this place. The food is bad and overpriced. Will never go back.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank bobmiller4444
Reviewed September 3, 2016

We had not been to this area for 6 years & The Brown Dog was always our favourite restaurant here. They had moved to a larger space down the street and the restaurant did not disappoint. The service was friendly & attentive. The wine list...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank kallimgmt
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $34
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2431 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3370
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-3036
  • E-mail
In our 16th year as Lake Placid's premiere wine bar with award winning wines paired with an eclectic French American fare in a quaint, romantic and Art Gallery setting over looking Mirror Lake or have a bite and a glass of wine in our Bar and lounge- serving both Lunch and in between cafe menu and Dinner everyday.
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