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“Slightly disappointed”
Review of Veranda Restaurant - CLOSED

Veranda Restaurant
Price range: $6 - $40
Cuisines: American, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Brockville, Ontario, Canada
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71 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Slightly disappointed”
Reviewed August 1, 2013

We were looking forward to this restaurant after a long day of hiking and exploring. The menu was reasonably priced and on the surface the service was good. As the evening wore on, the actual veneer of the service wears off and it is efficient rather than good. As a vegetarian, it was an impossible place to eat and they seemed unwilling to understand or accommodate. They attempted to recommend the potato soup, when I asked the waitress what the base was, she stated that it was potato. I said this was impossible and asked her to check, of course it was chicken based. I am sure this is a fine restaurant, however I feel people are taken by the view rather than the below average food and average service. We will not be back.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Michael A
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English first
Markham, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Really wanted to dine here, but.....”
Reviewed July 25, 2013

This place was recommended by a friend who had visited Lake Placid recently. There is a sign for the restaurant on Main Street... it gave no indication of hours of operation, so at dinner time on Monday July 22 we climbed the dozens of steps to the restaurant which is at the top of a hill on another street... and were disappointed it was closed. And there was no indication there what their hours /days of operation were either. We learned later they are closed Tuesday too, and we were leaving town Wednesday. What major restaurant in the middle of the summer in a busy tourist town is closed 2 days in a row? And keeps their hours a mystery to anyone passing by?

Frank

Visited July 2013
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2 Thank frankd53
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Clay, New York
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Dining Treasure in Lake Placid”
Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

The views of the lake and the High Peaks provide a magnificent setting. Food was fantastic from the appetizer to the entree and finally dessert. The service provided by the entire staff made one feel like somebody very special.
Can become a little pricey;but it is definitely an event to be experienced

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Reginadcs
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Ontario,Canada
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful View”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

My husband and I just celebrated our 33'rd anniversary. We went to Lake Placid over the long weekend. Our first night we decided to have dinner at the Vernada Restaurant. It is located directly across the street from the Crowne Plaza Resort. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. Since it was such a beautiful evening we enjoyed our dinner on the covered veranda overlooking Mirror lake. I would definitely go back again. If not only for the atmosphere but for the service.

  • Visited September 2012
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1 Thank suncone
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Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great food, great views”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

The restaurant at Crowne Plaza is phenomenal. Decor is amazing. Oversized chairs, antler chandeliers, tons of windows allow you to overlook "downtown" Lake Placid. Food is great, drinks were great as well!

Visited November 2011
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Thank Alysia W
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