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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly


Prosciutto Spedini
Prosciutto Wrapped Fresh Mozzarella, Baby Arugula, Balsamic Reduction
USD 13
Sicilian Spicy Meatballs
Polenta, Fresh Mozzarella, Marinara, Basil
USD 16
Pan Roasted Goat Cheese
Heirloom Beet Salad, Fresh Herbs
USD 14
Onion Soup au Gratin
Caramelized Onion in Broth, Crostini, Melted Provolone
Organic Greens, Sliced Almonds, Blueberries, Gorgonzola, Charred Red Onions, Balsamic Vinaigrette
USD 14
Baby Arugula, Heart of Palm, Tomato, Avocado, Lemon-basil Vinaigrette
USD 13
Romaine, Anchovy Caesar Dressing, Sourdough Croutons, Parmesan
USD 10
Salsiccia Orecchiette
Housemade Italian Sausage, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Crushed Red Pepper, Garlic, Olive Oil, Goat Cheese
USD 24
Veal Scaloppini, Capers, Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Lemon, White Wine, Cream, Glace de Veau, Linguine
USD 36
Chicken Saltimbocca
Fresh Sage, Prosciutto di Parma, Fresh Mozzarella, Sautéed Chicken Breast, and Mushroom Madeira Sauce
USD 27
Gemelli Bolognese
Rustica Bolognese Sauce, Gemelli Pasta, Parmesan, Rosemary Oil
USD 26
Melanzane Arrabiata
Roasted Eggplant, Pancetta, Shallots and Garlic in a Spicy Tomato Sauce over Penne
USD 22
Ravioli Carbonara
Fresh Wild Mushroom Ravioli, Black Pepper, Organic Egg, Pancetta, Baby Peas, Parmesan
USD 25
Chianti Braised Short Ribs
Boneless Angus Short Ribs, Tonight's Potatoes, Vegetable
USD 31
Capesante Rustica
Seared Scallops, Roasted Garlic & Chive Risotto, Port Wine Reduction
USD 33
Sweet Thai Chili Shrimp
Sautéed Shrimp, Broccolini, Garlic, Shallots, Tomatoes, Cream, Sweet Thai Chili, and White Wine Over Linguine
USD 28
Veal Cheeks Pappardelle
Fork Tender Braised Veal Cheeks, Fresh Pappardelle Pasta, Roasted Carrots, Parsnips, Housemade Veal Jus
USD 32
Bianco Rustica
Roasted Eggplant, Goat Cheese, Arugula, Olive Oil, Garlic
USD 16
Bianco Margherita
Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Olive Oil, Garlic
USD 16
Sicilian Rosso
Sausage, Bacon, Pepperoni, Oregano, Marinara, Mozzarella
USD 18
Bianco Funghi Misti Salsiccia
Italian Sausage, Roasted Mushrooms, Taleggio Cheese, Olive Oil, Garlic
USD 18
Marinara Pepperoni Rosso
Neapolitan Pepperoni, Marinara, Mozzarella and Oregano
USD 16
Meatball Rosso
Housemade Meatballs, Marinara, Chilis, Fresh Mozzarella, Caramelized Onions
USD 19
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Italian, Pizza
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

By far one of the best meals I’ve ever had in Lake Placid. I visit at least once a year and heard about the place from a local. Great parking and amazing specials. I had the New York Strip and it was perfect. That takes...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 20, 2020

Made reservations a week in advance and brought family for a non-touristy meal. Our server looked like a deer in headlights when asked if any entrees could be prepared gluten-free, "I just tell people we have gluten-free pasta." The Bianco Margherita and Meatball Rosso ($16/$19)...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020

Our family visits Lake Placid twice a year; winter for skiing, summer/fall for hiking. It’s become our favorite NY destination. We’ve tried many of the restaurants there, but this was our first time at CR. It’s quaint, cozy and has a uniquely classic menu. First...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 23, 2020

Staying just across the street at Whiteface Lodge and came here for takeout. People I encountered on the phone and at the restaurant were all very pleasant and friendly. The food was promptly, and properly prepared. It was also delicious. Pasta was well cooked and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 18, 2020

You can’t beat the meatball appetizer! So juicy! atop creamy polenta! Looking for a lighter meal?? This is the way to go! Great wine selection! Best to ask the owner! He definitely knows his wine!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 6, 2020 via mobile

Excellent Italian Restaurant in Lake Placid. This is a must visit restaurant while you are in town. I ordered the mushroom ravioli carbonara which was prepared perfectly and paired well with a limoncello martini. Delicious meal after a long day of skiing.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 2, 2020

What a wonderful find! Food was fantastic the meatballs were melt in your mouth and the veal cheeks my husband said was to die for! The owner stopped at our table could not have been more charming. We will be back!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 1, 2020

Cute/cozy bar and one of the best meals in Lake Placid. Had some tasty soup and split an entree with a friend. Plenty to eat! Wine reasonably priced. Had a limoncello cocktail for dessert. Place has sold recently but the quality has not diminished at...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

Understanding we went here on New Years Eve, maybe not the best showing but... inedible salt laden food. On the good side- nice atmosphere, attentive & polite service. When making reservations we were told menu would be limited. We understood this upfront. Upon our arrival...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 17, 2019 via mobile

Found this spot based on the reviews and really enjoyed our dinner. The service and atmosphere were perfect, also loved the meatballs! Definitely recommend!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Response from Robertcopeland | Reviewed this property |
I ate there. I do not know the ingredients .
August 6, 2016|
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Response from Chantal G | Property representative |
Most day's we do depending on the volume of orders going to the kitchen, the earlier the better for take out orders thank you
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