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“Excellent food great setting smart staff.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Pan Dolce - CLOSED

Pan Dolce
Price range: $5 - $27
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Pan Dolce, meaning “sweet bread” in Italian, is a full service restaurant located just beyond the hustle and bustle of Main Street in Lake Placid.Our menu offers a selection of seasonal dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We pride ourselves in creating a casual gourmet experience with high standards of quality, service and convenience. All of our tempting dishes are crafted in our kitchen using carefully selected local ingredients.We braise, roast, poach, boil and bake all our own meats, poultry, and breads. Enjoy our distinctive, spacious, Eco-friendly, restaurant - designed with natural materials and a contemporary feel. Pan Dolce welcomes families, friends and groups of all sizes.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Excellent food great setting smart staff.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

Food was great presentation tantalizing. I do not know anyone here, third trip for hiking, read the reviews and picked this one. The told us when we arrived for our 7 pm reservation for 2 that the kitchen was running behind 20-25 minutes did we want to stay and I am glad we did. Seated promptly with fast service on drinks and bread and taking our order. The included salads arrived soon fresh and cool and crisp with on the side selected dressing and shortly after we started catching up in conversation the filet cooked to perfection and the hazlenut encrusted chicken on risotto arrived, juicy and well prepared. Definitely would return for dinner next trip. People forget this is a seasonal resort but the staff worked together and did a great job.

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Lake Placid, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Tasty but not much food for the price”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

Food here is very tasty. I have been here twice and the soups I've had we're very good. Great sandwiches too. I didn't care for the lobster roll, because it was more bland than I expected but other sandwiches very good. The sandwich/soup combo doesn't give much food for the price. You are better off getting the whole sandwich.

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Brownstown, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Creative menu, attentive staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Came here for dinner after discussing dinner options with some local residents, and were very pleased overall.
The drinks were great and certainly not skimpy and the dinner menu had something for everyone, including burgers! The bread came with a great oil/vinegar blend to start the meal and salads come with all main entrees. To top the salad, you have your choice of 10 dressings. For our entrees, we had the seared duck breast and a pasta dish with lobster, both of which were excellent and generously portioned. The meal was a bit slow in coming to the table, which wasn't an issue with either of us and the server had already informed us of the delay, but we were given complimentary bar drinks as a result...Not necessary but certainly a pleasant surprise. Needless to say, after all the food, there was no room left for dessert but that just gives us an excuse to go back again real soon!

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
“Great Staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

A big group of us decended on this restaurant. We couldn't help but notice the very hard working staff. Of particular note, the chefs were quick while at the same time created delicious meals for us 3 days in a row. We have been going to this restaurant for years and it was nice to see familiar faces.

  • Visited September 2012
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London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Good breakfast and lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

We liked our breakfast here. The grilled salmon and egg whites is my personal favorite. The food was plentiful and good. Lunch sandwiches are huge - we started splitting them and ordering a salad as well.
The place is somewhat more modern looking than the average LP restaurant and in my opinion is missing coziness.
The staff was friendly but even though we went there quite a few times over the summer, the same people did not recognize us.
Overall, you get great food in a clean restaurant. :)

  • Visited July 2012
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