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“Good food, good atmosphere”

Dancing Bears Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 98 Restaurants in Lake Placid
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The world famous Dancing Bears Restaurant is a favorite spot for dining and celebrating with friends and family in Lake Placid. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Dancing Bears Restaurant features a warm, inviting atmospher, with great views and cozy street-side dining. Conveniently located on Lake Placid's Main Street, Dancing Bears Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a variety of great all-American foods including our chef's mouth-watering daily specials, Lake Placid's favorite burgers, signature hand-tossed pizzas, and tantalizing dinner selections. The bar features happy hour every day from 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Glens Falls, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good food, good atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

Stopped in for lunch due to a recommendation from a co-worker. Very nice atmosphere, clean, new, and if you sit in the bar area they have floor to ceiling windows that look out over Mirror Lake and the mountains. My husband and I ordered hamburgers and fries ( mine regular and his sweet potato fries) The burgers were excellent, grass fed beef from a local farm, the toppings were fresh and the buns were fresh baked. Both types of fries were excellent as well. Well priced too, the two burgers with fries and one soda and tax came to $26.00. One drawback is that the kitchen was a little slow in delivery, and it took a little while for us to be greeted by our server after we were sat. We will return and will recommend.

  • Visited October 2012
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delmar ny
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Satisfying breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

We were offseaon in Lake Placid on a weekday and the 1st little restaurant we went to was closed. WE made our way back to the main street and tried the dancing bears.. Very good choice

Visited September 2012
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West Kingston, Rhode Island
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“pancakes excellent, rest so so”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

went for breakfast. place is convenient downtown and some tables have view of the lake (across an intersection). I had eggs, hash browns and toast. Not much you could do wrong, well hash browns were cold and lacked salt. The pancakes were ginormous, enough for two and very good. The coffee horrible. The service person attentive and very friendly. Nothing to write home about but if you feel like pancakes you could try it.

  • Visited September 2012
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Torshavn, Faroe Islands
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Wonderful food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

Think I've tried here the best grilled chicken sandwich in whole Lake Placid. The service was good and attentive. It's great place for friends and families. Great value.

  • Visited August 2012
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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“Nice place for drinks and a bite”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

Landed in town late one Friday night in July and it was pouring rain so this place was close and we decided a burger and beer were in order. This place was hopping ! Many familes were at the tables and there was a line so we sat at the large wood bar with a great view of the lake. Beer and wine was on special that night for $5 and many local brews were featured. Burgers were great and the place was lively. Its located in the High Peaks Resort on the corner of the main street and is actually quite large and spread out with 2 levels plus a patio but I think the bar area was the best bet and many TV's showing sports. Good place to meet up with others.

  • Visited July 2012
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