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Saranac Sourdough

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2126 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1019
(518) 523-4897
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Belleville, Ontario, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sandwiches were really good. We arrived at 2:30pm and were limited to the types of bread and cheese. It appears this place has a lot of regular happy customers that come for the good food. We ended up still getting 2 delicious sandwiches.

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Thank Michael S
Lake Placid, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered a salad with grilled chicken. The salad was served in a small bowl - one you would have for a side salad with dinner. There was barely any food in the bowl - some barely cut up greens, four or five tasteless grape tomatoes and not enough chicken to feed a child. This for $7.50. I remember years... More 

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La Mesa, CA
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241 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here for breakfast, and it was good, but the service is extremely slow. It wasn't even that busy, so not sure what the problem was. I think it'd be great for phone in orders like picking up sandwiches for an outing. My chair was really rickety and I cut my finger on it.

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Thank Vacationers62
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pancakes were claimed to be "fluffy" -- they were not -- they were qwet and soggy and much too sweet.

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Thank wgs779
Moriah, NY
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Decorated in an interesting way, with comfortable homey tables/chairs. The food is all homemade and freshly put together. A great variety to choose from and VERY tasty.

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Thank MoriahMel
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

When we visit Lake Placid we always have to go Saranac Sourdough to eat. The food is always delicious and the soups are the best! If you are looking for really good food in Lake Placid I would highly recommend going to Saranac Sourdough.

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Thank Michelle D
New York. NY
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Always a go to for breakfast or lunch . Everything always fresh and delicious. Soups are amazing and sandwiches made with fresh homemade meats and fresh bread of all kinds. They always have a breakfast special that is great and pancakes are amazing. The place is quaint, not dirty as other reviews have stated. We have only had a pleasant... More 

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Thank Awaywego23
Endicott, New York
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visit the Adirondacks about twice a year and five years ago we found this amazing little restaurant. I don't believe we have eaten breakfast anywhere else since we discovered Saranac Sourdough. I am amazed at the bad reviews on here; granted, the owner is a bit quirky but it's all part of the package. I'll admit... More 

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Thank Anita4162
Bellport, NY
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Found this little restaurant almost by mistake. We enjoyed the hungry woman breakfast. Everything was so tasty and farm fresh. The best bacon and sausage! The pancakes are so good you don't even need the rest maple syrup. Even the toast is delicious! You seat yourself and set your own table. Rustic and homey.

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Thank Christine R
San Francisco, California
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108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

The sandwiches and soups were very good, but can not say I loved the bread they used for the sandwich. The place looks old, but the food makes up for that.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2126 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: (518) 523-4897

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?