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The Hungry Trout Restaurant

5239 Rt 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2000
+1 518-946-2217
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“trout” (177 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5239 Rt 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Hungry Trout Inn and had dinner at the restaurant. This is exactly what I think of when visiting the Adirondacks! This is fine dining at its most rustic atmosphere and the views of the river are amazing!! I...More

1  Thank bhaf572
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're staying at the Hungry Trout Resort. Came to Fish The Ausable with friends and told them this was the spot to eat dinner! They loved it. Everything from the Trout to the Venison Chops are excellent! Had a great Strawberry Rubhard pie with icecream....More

1  Thank ppijacki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice meal in the upstairs restaurant overlooking the river. Food was good and the portions were sensible. Our only niggle was that after a lovely home cooked meal they served a dessert that was obviously shop brought ...with squirty cream from a can....More

Thank Bec1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit was even better than the first a year ago! We ate early, so had our choice of tables overlooking the Austable River, a famous trout fishing stream in the area. I had a trout special, my wife had a duck dish on...More

1  Thank tmmadams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed an early dinner in the downstairs pub. The atmosphere is softly lit and cozy. Many of the featured dishes include trout. My partner had the fish taco appetizer, and we both had the smoked trout and wild mushroom salad. I also ordered the...More

Thank P R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our stops when up in the Adirondacks is the Hungry Trout. The food is superb and the staff as well as the location are fantastic. I had the Guide Platter which included the 1/2 trout fillet, a semi boneless quail and a fantastic...More

1  Thank LD-Beerman
Reviewed May 2, 2018

We have eaten at the Hungry Trout twice and both times the food has been amazing. The menu is wide-ranging so the variety will fit anyone's desires. Their mushroom soup could be the best mushroom soup on the Planet - it is that good. No...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Beautiful setting overlooking the stream. Rustic and beautifully decorated. The trout we had was incredible. Drinks reasonably priced. Would visit again.

1  Thank jacavallaro
Reviewed March 1, 2018

The Hungry Trout is a delightful restaurant not too far from Whiteface Mountain. We didn't know what to expect, so we were very happy to find a charming restaurant with great views of the mountain and Ausable River. The dining room has a wood burning...More

1  Thank ilovescones
HungryTroutStaff, Front Office Manager at The Hungry Trout Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed February 11, 2018

We came for our yearly stay at Lake Placid. We always plan to make a visit to one of our favorite restaurants - The Hungry Trout. Went with friends. Had a relaxing drink by the wood burning fire. Our waitress Beth was as friendly as...More

Thank SuRN
HungryTroutStaff, Front Office Manager at The Hungry Trout Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

We are so pleased that you were able to make another trip to the area, and very glad to hear that we were able to contribute to a wonderful evening!

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May 13, 2018|
Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Hello, reservations are not required but I recommend them. The restaurant is rather popular. The first time we went we did not have reservations and could not get a table there, but just below, in the same building is a... More
January 12, 2017|
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Response from Marie L | Reviewed this property |
There is a small shop that sells fishing supplies, fly fishing mostly. They post fishing info on a board outside, they are very knowledgable about the fishing in the area. Look them up, or call the restaurant for the... More
George F
August 14, 2016|
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Response from Marvin C | Reviewed this property |
Google the Hungry Troup Restaurant. They also have specials to supplement the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5239 Rt 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2000
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 518-946-2217
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