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The Hungry Trout Restaurant

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5239 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2000
(518) 946-2217
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Royalston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This restaurant sits on the beautiful Ausable River located in Wilmington, NY about 25 minutes from Lake Placid. My husband and I stopped in to have a light dinner and drinks. They have a small "Pub" located downstairs that we visited previously that we really enjoyed, but we chose to try the upstairs. The views are incredible. Oddly, they don't... More 

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Thank Marie L
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Outstanding food and service. A view of the surrounding mountains and the Ausable River. McDougal's pub (which is part of the establishment and connected to the restaurant) offers its own menu as well as the restaurant menu. It also offers outdoor seating. We went back twice. I can recommend the trout, the duck, and the chicken wings.

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Thank Reiner P
Montville, Connecticut
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127 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We returned to the Hungry Trout Restaurant twice during a recent visit to the Lake Placid area. Excellent location along the river. The first visit was perfect. Good food and good service from a young waitress who said that she was new. We tipped her extremely well. The second visit the food was still good but the service was terrible.... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walking into The Hungry Trout was a treat- it remains a lovely place to eat on the river in Wilmington - we were there 30 years ago and it continues to be a popular, lovely place to eat. We had the rainbow trout dinners - delicious and presented well on our plates. Looking out the huge picture windows on the... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You could drive-by and miss it, but don't! The view out the back is wonderful. Dogs are allowed on the outside porch. We ate inside as it was 90°. There are two eating options upstairs is the Hungry Trout downstairs is the lower-priced pub. We accidentally went in the lower door and meet at the pub. But the hungry trout... More 

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JerryBot, Front Office Manager at The Hungry Trout Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your stay and hope that you return in the future. More 

Lake George, New York
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been to the Hungry Trout in almost a year, and as always the food and service are excellent, as is the location, overlooking a waterfall on the Ausable River. The bowl of wild mushroom soup was delicious and more than enough to split. We also split the game sampler - highly recommended. It consisted of Grand Marnier... More 

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Thank Mark T
JerryBot, Front Office Manager at The Hungry Trout Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your stay and hope that you return in the future. We will certainly be adding a blender in McDougall's for Jim! More 

Elbridge, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate outside. Excellent views, great service.We would definitely go back. Fried Chicken better than KFC.

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Thank Michelle C
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Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your stay and hope that you return in the future. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was delicious and service what rated in my top 10. Very family oriented. Best dinner of the week.

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Thank Malia M
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Thank you so much for the review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you return soon! More 

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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best date night ever! Felt very welcomed there, the owners Jerry , Linda were very sweet when they found out we were on a late anniversary date night . Food was so delicious and prepared just how we placed it.

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Thank Kristy H
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Thank you so much for the review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you return soon! More 

Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm really happy we chose this place for our anniversary dinner. the view on the river and mountains was wonderful and food was delicious!

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Thank Alexandra T
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Thank you so much for the review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you return soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5239 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2000
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: (518) 946-2217

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?