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Left Bank Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


French, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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All reviews brunch crepes tartines escargot duck creme brûlée salad arctic char baguette breads and spreads steak au poivre the river french bistro delightful meal lovely evening nice selection of wines sit outside
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way into town and it was delicious. The menu is little pricey but the food is good and the atmosphere very Inviting.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SandritaTampa
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Nice French-ish menu. Food quality gets 3.5 stars -- a solid "good" rating, but rounded up to 4 because of the good service, attentive with just the right amount of friendliness.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank formershrink
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Loved this place. Food was so good, service the best. Variety of choices to satisfy all in our party. Good wine selection with good prices on the bottles. Will return again

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank SantaMaria_CaPam
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

We had a great small group dinner at Left Bank. So many items on the menu looked delicious. When the day was done about half of us had the Duck Cassoulet and the other half an Arctic Char special. We all raved about our dinners....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Preston1884
Reviewed April 16, 2019

I love eating dinner here on Tuesdays during their limited menu. You get a three-course meal of excellent value, discounted house wine, and you will feel soothed and loved with every bite. Plan to take your time here and savor everything.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank DrivingMissEloise
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

We chose Left Bank Bistro for our Valentine’s Day celebration and were blown away. They put together a a special prix fix menu for the night that covered all of the bases but still reflected their character as a French bistro. Both of our meals...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Erik L
Reviewed January 30, 2019

We've eaten at almost every restaurant in Lake Placid and Saranac Lake region and THIS IS IT!! The very best!!! Consistently wonderful food. Had dinner there last weekend and my husband announced as he ate his escargot dish with an amazing pernod sauce and Asguard...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Nancy8550
Reviewed January 13, 2019

My wife and I had dinner there last evening with friends. We were warmly greeted at the door and immediately seated and offered drinks. The service was professional and thoughtful. One of the ladies couldn't make a decision on which wine to order, so the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank BobMillerRealEstate
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

If you are in the area of Lake Placid and Saranac please make sure you eat here! Very cozy, family run place when everyone is treated as a family member. We truly feel like we are somewhere in Provence. Everything we tried was fresh, delicious...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AleWhoTravels
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is one of the best restaurants around. It sits right on the left bank of Saranac River, and it has great food and atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Jim M
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Joel N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a bar where you can eat. I am also sure they will let you sit at a table on your own.
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Anne S | Property representative |
Merci! for your inquiry about the fall schedule at the Left Bank Cafe. Wednesday Thursday 5pm-9pm (Great Music 9/14 & 9/15) Friday Saturday 9am-9pm Sunday (Brunch all day) 9am-3pm
March 24, 2015|
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