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The Cowboy - CLOSED

2226 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1184
+1 518-837-5069
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Sep 3, 2014
“Restaurant Closing?”
Aug 20, 2014
“Awesome Burrito”
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2226 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1184
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Reviewed May 2, 2009

Different, very different. Excellent food, atmosphere and service. A casual-smart casual atmosphere with unique appetizer and main course offerings. Clean albiet tired placesetting and silverware....however the Caribean music and atmosphere offsets any shortcomings.

Thank JonyTumbles
Reviewed April 20, 2009

We had dinner here on Friday night & it was excellent. The portions are very big, I ordered 2 appetizers and one only would have been enough for a meal. My kids (6&11) even split a kids meal and had left overs. I would recommend...More

1  Thank NatsomomAlbany_NY
Reviewed March 21, 2009

I dined here with my husband and two children(9 & 10), after previous nights of bland, brown and very boring American food this was a refreshing and very welcome contrast. The menu was vibrant and varied; we had a fabulous Thai green curry soup to...More

Thank RayMartin
Reviewed March 10, 2009

....but this is the ONLY restaurant in the world (and I've been to quite a few) that I literally licked my plate clean at the end. I had a "jerk tuna" dish that was second to none. I was cruising around the area taking in...More

Thank capnrick
Reviewed March 9, 2009

Caribbean Cowboy has a quirky atmosphere, great food, great drinks. Wonderful place to meet friends and have a good time. Service can depend on which server you get- some are better than others.

Thank luveatinginNY
Reviewed February 9, 2009

We don't get sticker shock often, but we did here. The prices don't scare away the customers, there was a 25 minute wait for a table. The sweet potato fries were really good! We were satisfied with the meal, and service was good.

Thank Gennaker
Reviewed January 13, 2009

There are a few meals averaging around $18 but a flank steak was $29. It was good but not worth the price. The chicken dishes were either Jerk (served on the bone) or cajun. The kids menu was the worse. Grilled cheese on a roll...More

1  Thank nowzer
Reviewed October 19, 2008

Wow, after some very ho-hum meals on a girls get-a-way weekend, we went to the Caribbean Cowboy...and BAM! It was a hit! The springrolls were great, I had a short rib dish that was so flavorful & tender. The tuna steak that my friend had...More

Thank Izzer
Reviewed October 14, 2008

My wife and I ate here this past Saturday night. This was our first time here, and we found out about it from Tripadvisor and a local recommended it. After a long hike that day, we were ready for some good food. I am a...More

2  Thank LookinForGoodGrub
Reviewed August 17, 2008

Just returned from Lake Placid and Caribbean Cowboy was the best dining experience of the trip. Great food, great drinks, and very friendly staff. It is a bit small and the indoor table we ate at was in close proximity to the bar. This does...More

1  Thank rbon66
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $26
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2226 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1184
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-837-5069
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A casual local establishment with a Tavern style atmosphere serving a fusion of global food. We cater to large parties and private functions as well as our window view dining area. We feature weekend brunch and lunch, dinner and cater to special occasions. Enjoy a cocktail and dinner at our wrap around bar and during the warmer months take advantage of our spacious deck. We welcome families with children.We now offer on-site and off-site catering as well as take out.
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