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Kanu Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275 (86)
+1 518-523-0500
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me preface this review by saying Serena was AMAZING and perhaps the best part of our whole Kanu experience. She was patient, attentive, and helpful for the many hours we sat in the lounge as a very large group. Being such, we couldn't get a seat at the bar. We asked for a drink to be made by the... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

High end dining in a beautiful setting on Lake Placid (not in the town - about 10-15 minute drive out of downtown).

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Thank Vince41
Long Island, New York
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here over the Holiday Break, made reservations, it was not that crowded. Food was very good I had the fried chicken dish it was excellent since I had steak the day before, other people in our party had the pasta which they said was very good. Service was good, a little pricey but worth it,

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Thank jon O
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to spend this special dinner at the Kanu restaurant and we thought it was going to be like 4 years ago when everything was perfect BUT the quality of the food was not the same. Overpriced, smaller portions, they ran out of the menu offered and the alternative were far from good. The hotel is amazing but we... More 

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Thank CarolaESPN
Saratoga Springs, New York
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great lounge to hang out in. Food is reasonable and very good. Staff is great. A great choice if you are traveling with children.

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Thank newyorker1781
New Jersey
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a dinner post Christmas at this beautiful resort-- full of Adirondack furnishings which were amazing. Arrived early to go to the bar to play "the game"; bartender Zak will ask you 4 questions about preferences, (sweet or savory, strong or light, etc.) then he will craft you a cocktail using no less than 8 ingredients-- no 2 are... More 

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Thank Bermuda4evr
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two large cracking fireplaces,comfy couches and folksy music entertainment...great ways to relax after a day at the slopes.

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Thank EsteeRoss
Vineland, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner by fireplace, beautifully decorated for Christmas. Added shrimp to my veggie risotto. They were gigantic and delicious! Wine by the glass was superb. Service impeccable. Sommelier poured our glasses personally. Ordered asparagus on the side. Perfectly prepared. Unfortunately too full for dessert. Everyone from valet to girls at check in very friendly. So happy I had the opportunity... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere makes it all, from the entrance to the dinning room. True Lodge decor, stunning. We made the reservation over the phone and I wish someone had told us that it was a fixed menu for Christmas night. It was very expensive for what we ate. The food was good but not exceptional. The Christmas tree is a must... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on Christmas Eve to Kanu Restaurant in order to have the holiday breakfast buffet they have on their website (red velvet pancakes for example between many other things), however when we arrived to the restaurant to our surprise there was no "special" breakfast menu, it was just regular breakfast. We ask the staff for the holiday menu which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
    (86)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-0500
Description
Join executive Chef David Haick and the culinary team in Kanu for their take on eclectic New American cuisine; seasonal ingredients with a union of flavors complimented by a distinct presentation.

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