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Howard Johnson Restaurant - CLOSED

98 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
+1 518-523-2241
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
Jun 8, 2015
“A great restaurant in it's time”
Mar 15, 2015
“Excellent breakfast”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
98 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
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81 - 90 of 111 reviews

Reviewed February 14, 2012

We recently stayed in Lake Placid for a hockey tournament. Our package consisted of accomodations at the Comfort Inn and breakfast and dinner at the Howard Johnson restaurant. The restaurant itself is a bit decrepit and run down. The washrooms were very dirty and run...More

1  Thank Jpr19
Reviewed January 28, 2012

Breakfast was great. We lift VERY FULL. We will be back.. YUMMY

2  Thank wendy w
Reviewed January 19, 2012

Time to put the Howard Johnson experience to bed - this restaurant gives the HoJo reputation a bad name. Very run down, limited HoJo menu and poor quality food. Service also needs improving. Obviously trading on the name as no one local woudl eat here.

4  Thank HowardJfan
Reviewed January 10, 2012

As a kid I used to go to this Howard Johnsons and hear how it was the last remaining representitive of the old era of Howard Johnsons. They always had a nice buffet for a good price, and the best onion rings around. Sadly, in...More

4  Thank adk1986
Reviewed January 8, 2012

We bumped into HJ open buffet while starving like hungry wolves on a snowy night...It is definitely not Maxim of Paris...but well worth the price ($15.5 PP+tips+taxes); I do not consume pork, and was definitely happy with the variety. Good for a family with a...More

Thank Mohammad A
Reviewed December 14, 2011

Went there to remember our childhood. Should have just remembered it and not been so disappointed. Ah well, live and learn!

1  Thank PLMWAF
Reviewed November 23, 2011

This will not bring back memories of those fried clams........NOT the same....but as a breakfast place.....this is one of the best values around!. It is still owned by the same family....and the owner, (bless his heart) is so willing to tell the history after a...More

1  Thank Rascal1226
Reviewed November 1, 2011

My daughter and I went to Lake Placid for the day to shop and thought we would stop in for a quick burger before heading home. The service was efficient and the food arrived quickly and looked appetizing. We took a bite of the meal...More

4  Thank Cruisingcoppertop
Reviewed September 5, 2011

Went to eat here as hurricane Irene passed through. The roof was leaking just slightly but onto the canapy of the salad bar. My two daughters refused to take food from the salad bar as I did I since we could see drops going into...More

3  Thank Bob8300
Reviewed September 1, 2011

While sitting in the dining area of Howard Johnson Restaurant, 98 Saranac ave, Lake Placid eating a steak and seafood supper, August 2011 I noticed Cock Roaches climbing the wall a foot from our table, I immediatly called the waitress over and showed her the...More

4  Thank QuebecGuest
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $15
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-2241
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