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The View Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Menu

FIRST COURSE​
20
* Crab Cake
Bok​ choy slaw, spring onion Sauce Verte, shaved heirloom radish, petite greens
18
* House Smoked Trout
Sea​ salt cured and apple wood smoked, petite greens and herbs, Dijon vinaigrette, pickled onions, horseradish-dill crème fraiche
17
Sea Scallop
Pan​ seared, spring carrot purée, shiitake mushroom, green curry vinaigrette
22
Chilled Seafood Salad
Poached lobster, shrimp, scallops and calamari, citrus vinaigrette, frisée, avocado aïoli
85
Wine Pairing
Custom four course pairing
SECOND COURSE​
14
Spring Pea Soup
Local R&G Creamery Greek yogurt, shaved radish, pea tendrils
16
Field Greens and Vegetables
Local greens and featured vegetables, haricot vert, pickled cauliflower, fresh lemon andSaratoga Olive Oil, creamy Great Hill Blue dressing
18
Dutch Knuckle Custard
Local​ Sugar House Creamery cheese, marinated Cipollini onions and asparagus, shaved radish, baby arugula, Dijon mustard vinaigrette
24
* Hudson Valley Foie Gras
Black garlic molasses, buckwheat pancake, strawberry vinegar reduction, toasted pine nuts
Kilcoyne Farm (Brasher Falls), Tucker Farms (Gabriels), Fledging Crow (Keeseville), Harmony Hills Farmstead (Malone), Gonyea Maple Syrup (Lake Placid), Juniper Hill Farm( Westport), Asgaard Farm & Dairy (Ausable Forks) SaratogaOlive Oil Company ( Saratoga), Sugar House Creamery(Upper Jay)
THIRD COURSE​
49
Add seared Hudson Valley foie gras or crab cake +19
Prime Beef Filet
Grilled and finished with Béarnaise butter, Pommes Anna, baby carrots, fennel andasparagus, pickled cipollini onion, Madeira glace
39
* Braised Lamb Cheeks
Australian Lamb braised with red Verjus and spring garlic, confit marbled potatoes, spinach and mint purée, petite turnips, buttered fava beans, Mâche, braised jus lié
48
* Alaskan Halibut
Pan roasted, butter and thyme basted, creamed Morel mushrooms, English peas and wild leeks, house-made fettuccine, shaved radish, pea tendrils, Banyuls vinaigrette
37
* Free Range Chicken Breast
Roasted and stuffed with lemon-parsley butter and wild mushroom duxelles, smokedrosemary potato purée, dandelion greens, haricot vert, baby carrots, Bourbon-horseradish glace
34
Ricotta Gnocchi
Butter and sage toasted house-made gnocchi, cashew cream, spring vegetables, baby spinach, oyster mushrooms, local petite greens, sherry vinegar reduction
* Naturally raised, hormone and antibiotic free
*** Foie Gras or a Crab Cake may be added to any entree for a surcharge of $19.00
For the courtesy of other guests, please turn off your cell phone. Thank you.
Raw, undercooked meats, seafood, or eggs may increase the risk of food borne illness.
We CANNOT guarantee that food allergens will not be transferred through accidental cross-contact.
About
The View is the only AAA four-diamond fine dining restaurant in Lake Placid, New York. Overlooking Mirror Lake and the Adirondack High Peaks, this restaurant is renown for its commitment to food and wine. The concept is elegant comfort foods with an extensive wine list that has been recognized for excellence by the Wine Spectator for the past Sixteen years. The menu changes three times each year. Prepared Dinner at The James Beard House November 2008. We are also new member to The Adirondack Harvest.Chef Jarrad utilizes local cheeses, meats and vegetables as the season permits.The View Restaurant is the perfect place for your "special occasion." Taste Bistro & Bar adjoins the View with Casual
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second year attending the Mother’s Day Brunch at The View and they never disappoint. The food is always excellent quality and the variety of foods offered is tremendous. The Lobster Eggs Benedict and Harmony Hills Farmstead Ham are probably my two favorite...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I started with the oysters and soup. Then we had the swordfish and the lamb cheeks. All of it was delicious and the restaurant itself is beautiful.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Daniel U
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We’re glad that you enjoyed your entrees and the ambiance. The swordfish and lamb cheeks are great choices. We hope that we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated our wedding anniversary at The View- the food and service were wonderful. The server was very helpful navigating the menu with a gluten allergy and many of the options are gluten free (they even had gf rolls for dinner!) it was a lovely...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 79ARcu
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for dining at The View and Happy Anniversary again! We’re glad that you enjoyed the food and the service by our staff with special attention to food allergies. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn...More

Reviewed April 1, 2019

We have dined at many upscale restaurants and this one unfortunately doesn't compare for the price. Yes, the food was wonderful, and so was the service but when you compare what you get here to other dining experiences in the US for the same money...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Happiness802934
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We’re glad that you feel that the food and service are wonderful. If you haven’t already, you should also try Taste Bistro and Bar, which offers a more casual, less expensive menu. They also offer live music...More

Reviewed March 5, 2019

This review is long overdue, but that fact should not diminish it. We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary several months ago at Mirror Lake Inn, where we originally spent our honeymoon, and our dinner at The View was a definite highlight. We began with the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank IRISHhms
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View for your 25th Anniversary! We’re glad that your special dinner here was a highlight of your stay and that you felt the food was some of the best you have ever had. Our staff appreciate your compliments and...More

Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

The “View” is probably fine during the day. But at night no reason to pay for that. The food is fine, very expensive, but they try hard. The service was attentive and prompt. I had the duck special which was well prepared. The fois gras...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davidloew
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View for a special birthday celebration. We’re glad that you enjoyed your dinner and the service by our staff. As the most popular restaurant in Lake Placid by both TripAdvisor and AAA (rated AAA Four Diamond) we feel that...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019

The View exceeded our expectation. The Mirror Lake Inn is stunning, with egregious woodwork, elegant decor and stunning views. The restaurant is small so reservations are a must. Our dinner was a fabulous culinary experience and the wine selection superb. It is priced appropriately so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We’re delighted to read that your experience exceeded your expectation and that you enjoyed the food, ambiance and the wine. We hope that we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms...More

Reviewed January 20, 2019

We are not fancy people but you need to try it at least once if you stay at The Mirror Lake Inn! The food is good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Baberky
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View. We’re glad that you enjoyed the food and hope that we’ll have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed January 17, 2019

Without exaggeration, this was the best restaurant breakfast that I have ever had. We both ordered omelets. These were light and fluffy and light, despite being filled with cheese and yellow/orange bell peppers. I was also pleased to see fresh squeezed orange juice available. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jockadog
MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View. We’re happy that you feel we serve the best restaurant breakfast and that you enjoyed the views of the lake and mountains. We hope that you stop in again. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn...More

Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Superb. Outstanding food, service, decor and view. Our family celebrated Christmas Eve at this wonderful restaurant and everything was perfect.

Date of visit: December 2018
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MLI, Manager at The View Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thank you for dining at The View. We’re happy that you enjoyed Christmas Eve dinner with us. We hope that we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

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Dear Ktzmomy, Thank you for your email and for having been our guest in the past. The burger and the French Onion soup are both items featured in "Taste Bistro" which is located right in the main building. Reservations are... More
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