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“Breakfast or lunch this is the spot.”

Big Mountain Deli and Creperie
Ranked #3 of 99 Restaurants in Lake Placid
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Delicatessen
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We take our homemade bread, Boar's Head Meats, fresh ingredients and a spark of creativity to make the 46 sandwiches named after the 46 High Peaks of the Adirondacks! We also specialize in swe
Westfield, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Breakfast or lunch this is the spot.”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

The Creperie has something for everyone. They have a huge menu that covers an entire wall in the place and to top it off you have several choices of breads for each selection. I found the sweet crepes to be spot on and although I haven't tried them, based on all the other things I have tried here, the savory crepes are probably just as good. If you are looking for lighter fare I found the granola bowl to be satisfying.

The sandwiches are fantastic, with the bulk of them named after the 46 high peaks, and the rest named after other natural features in the area such as ponds, lakes, etc. I am very pick about my tuna fish sandwiches and usually don't try them out to eat but I took a gamble after one of the helpful young ladies working there recommended it. It was fantastic! It wasn't weighed down with mayo and the chunky texture and light citrus flavor was refreshingly different.

About the only negatives here are that at times the lines can be long and seating is scarce. During peak times the line goes right out the door and moves pretty slowly. Also with a seat-yourself style in an adjoining room, the staff has trouble keeping up with wiping down the tables and keeping the room orderly. This definitely isn't a reason to avoid the place just be prepared for it by having a member of your party stake out a table and some chairs or you'll find yourselves standing outside and eating (not necessarily a bad thing in the 'Dacks).

We make it a point to stop here for breakfast, brunch, or lunch every time we are in the area and recommend you do to! If you can't find something you like here, you just might be hopeless.

  • Visited August 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Loved the pancakes”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

There are really so many sweet and savory pancakes, Very European although luckily the coffee was good American and plenty of it

Visited September 2012
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Oswego, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic lunch spot!”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

I was very impressed with how delicious their sandwiches were! With so many choices (46 sandwiches named after NY's high peaks) along with salads and crepes and other things I didn't expect such high quality taste but was pleasntly surprised! There's definitely a sandwich for everyone on that list! Highly recommend going there for lunch. I enjoyed the Lower Wolfjaw (veggies and goat cheese) while my husband went all out with the Sawteeth (peanut butter, granola, apple butter, bananas, and raisins) which I may have had a few bites of.... so delicious!!

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West Kingston, Rhode Island
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“broad choices”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Unless you do not like crepes, this establishment has an infinite number of choices of crepes. Savory, sweet, vegetarian. They are named after the Adirondack 46 high peaks (46 mountains over 4000 ft). So, theoretically, you could climb a peak and then eat the crepe named after it. The combinations are lovely, ranging from nutella and banana, to a caprese crepe (tomato, mozarella, basil) and one with whole brats on it. They serve other items too, including home made baked goods and creative smoothies and lemonades. The atmosphere inside is nice (bus your own table) and there are 2 tables outside if the weather is nice. I liked it a lot.

  • Visited September 2012
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Rochester, New York
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63 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Easy and great lunch spot!”
Reviewed September 23, 2012 via mobile

If you want a great sandwich for lunch hit this place up! They have 46 fun and innovative options. We loved it for a quick, easy and affordable lunch!

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