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Nonna Fina

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151 River St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2022
518 891-4444
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I took my mother out to dinner this past Monday night. First, we stood in the doorway for a few minutes before the hostess appeared and chatted with the staff while we waited, which were very friendly. There were two other tables with patrons. After being seated, we sat for quite some time until the waitress appeared... More 

Thank suzan726
Theresa, New York
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The worst Italian restaurant ever. Marinara or Meat Sauce burned, Chicken Marsala the worst ever. Alfredo no taste.Calamari was terrible no taste. Will never go there. The only good food is there wraps at lunch time.

Thank ashwood6
Hanover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the Chicken Florentine and was happy with it. Well cooked and seasoned. Good sized portions, you won't go home hungry. Our waiter was average, never told us about the specials, we overhead another waiter at the next table rattling them off after we ordered. We didn't have to wait too long for our food. The atmosphere was very... More 

Thank Liza M
Bayfield, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant on our first night in Saranac Lake and had a lovely meal and great service. We liked it so much we went back a second night. We were seated immediately and then ignored for almost half an hour - no menus, water - nothing. As we were rising to leave, a waitress noted that we... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am usually all about the food. Service does count, but not as much as flavor. The restaurant seemed fairly busy on this evening, but not overwhelmingly so. I found the decor extremely cliched, and the food uninspired. I ordered the lasagne, usually a safe bet. It reminded me of Chef boyardee. There was nothing about this place that would... More 

Thank Joan N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on a Saturday night. We liked it but we had a long wait for our salads and then for our entrees. They needed another server as there were too many tables for just 2 servers. The servers were pleasant and the food was good.

Thank Retiredandhappy_10
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had been in town a few days and after driving last Nonna Fina several times I really thought it would be worth a try for dinner. Unfortunately neither the food or the service live up to its exterior appearance. I had the Veal Saltimbocca, which was average, at best. Service was on the lower side of mediocre.

Thank Pete F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Great food, nice ambiance, friendly staff. Ate here two times on a recent trip to Saranac Lake. The portions are quite large. Dined outdoors the first night which was lovely. The second night was cooler so we ate inside. Delicious fresh baked bread.

Thank DebRuv
Horseheads, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We were excited to try this restaurant after a local endorsed it. The restaurant itself was very nicely appointed. We sat outside, but a look around the dining room indoors showed a very lovely interior. But the food was merely average at best. The bread that came with our salad seemed like it went from the freezer to the oven... More 

Thank Holly C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I won't go as far as saying the food is bad, but it's certainly not fresh tasting. Seems as though most of it is frozen foods. Nice staff, great views of lake flower from the patio, but the food could be fresher.

Thank Nicole A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 River St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2022
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saranac Lake
  • Phone Number: 518 891-4444

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