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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
American, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2431 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3370
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Reviewed April 11, 2012

Stopped in for a lunch before making the trek home. I had the blueberry pulled pork sandwich. Now while I may have pulled a point off because the service was average.... the sandwich was unbelievable. One of the best lunches I ever ate. So based...More

1  Thank supastan416
moogalah, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2012

Thank you for your generous review. I must say as an owner and chef you picked my favorite luncheon item as your lunch of choice. thrilled that you enjoyed it so much, and we hope you can visit us again in the future

Reviewed March 31, 2012

Will definitely return. Eclectic atmosphere. Wonderful food. Fun and friendly service.

1  Thank Guyerwood
moogalah, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2012

Thanks for your great review. We try our best to make all our customers happy and look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed March 4, 2012

Wonderful food! I had the most tasty Kobe burger of my life! The fries were also really good! Very pleasant atmosphere too.More

3  Thank Zarolyn
moogalah, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2012

Thanks for the review!!!!. Please stop in next time you are in Lake Placid and join us for Dinner. We are sure you will enjoy it as much as you did for lunch. P.S. the view of the mountains and mirror lake are wonderful around...More

Reviewed February 25, 2012

The Brown Dog Cafe offers interesting (and unique) sandwiches at an attractive price. The food is always tasty, and well worth the price. However, it is not a full-service restaurant. You walk through the line and order as you would in a fast food joint,...More

Thank Larry W
moogalah, Guest Relations Manager at The Brown Dog Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2012

Thanks so much for taking the time to review The Brown Dog. We are very glad that you enjoyed the food so much. One item we were confused by is that your visit was listed as July 2011 where you stated the restaurant was self...More

Reviewed February 16, 2012

The food is absolutely fantastic!!! It was delicious and we loved that the menu offered free-range chicken and organic salmon options. There's an absolutely great selection of wine and the service/staff is outstanding!!!!More

3  Thank Amy Lea D
moogalah, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2012

Thanks for the warm review. Everyone at The Brown Dog tries to make each customers visit the best we possibly can. We don't always hit exactly what each person is looking for, but we do the very best we can. So very glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed February 13, 2012

My husband and I go to Lake Placid a few times a year. This is a can't miss spot. This trip we spent time at the wine bar with Erin. She was very knowledgeable about the wine choices. We ordered the cheese platter to nosh...More

3  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed February 7, 2012

The five of us tried to eat at the Brown Dog for lunch on a Saturday afternoon about 2:30PM, which we have done every year. We got inside---no one greeted us or would even look our way for 10 minutes. We saw two tables in...More

Thank BWeinstein
moogalah, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2012

Hello, I apologize myself and take full responsibility that you feel a staff member treated you poorly. We were in full swing at 2:30 on Saturday during Empire State Games. We don't close for lunch until 4:00 on Saturday, the tables that you saw in...More

Reviewed January 31, 2012

The Luch menu is excellent for there amazing selection of Sandwiches. They just started dinner wich is ridculously Expensive 25 to 30 per entreee and the food at that price is a miss go for luch avoid dinner

1  Thank Gsemperfitop
Reviewed January 30, 2012

This is a tiny place decorated with vintage linens and dog themed art. It's pricey, but the food and wine are high quality.

2  Thank G0Green
Reviewed January 29, 2012

Stopped in here while shopping in Lake Placid. I can't speak to much, although the menu looked fabulous and the immediate atmosphere was quaint and adorable. The staff was friendly and got my to-go order ready quickly. Had the butternut squash, sweet potato and bacon...More

1  Thank MrsH1983
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $34
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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