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“Waterhole”
Review of The Waterhole

The Waterhole
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Adirondacks
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Waterhole”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Downstairs is where the locals hang out. It is a bar. Good place to grap a drink. Upstairs is live music thru out the year.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Sedona, Arizona
Level Contributor
24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“AWESOME with the true sense of local!”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

We'd been wondering around the town of Saranac Lake and decided to stop in for a drink. We loved the bartenders sense of humor. He the iconic bartender that would always have something clever to say while serving you a drink. The atmosphere is about as laid back and local as you would ever expect to find when wondering around this area. Step up to the bar and order a local brew, play some pool, just chill.... but be sure to read the graffiti in the bathroom as they were hilarious. One can always get a sense of a place by stepping up and reading the bumper stickers behind the bar. LOL LOVED THEM!

Don't miss your opportunity to check out this awesome place while in town... a must see for those who like to feel they stepped into a bar where everyone knows their name.

Visited October 2013
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Saranac Lake, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“"Nuthin' Special"”
Reviewed June 3, 2013

Typical Bar for good ol' boozehound townies...wouldn't bring my GF to this place..occasional good bands, but not somewhere I'd bring anybody to impress 'em with the local "bar scene"

Visited December 2012
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saranac lake
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“party”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

i don't frequent the place downstairs because it is dark and dingy and some of the clientele but the upstairs is great. went there for a retirement party it was clean, roomy a nice atmosphere.

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Level Contributor
26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Where cleanliness goes to die.”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

This place was filthy when I was there. This is the type of place where a woman has to "hover" over the toilet to pee because sitting down may result in some sort of disease. Floor was dirty, people were dirty, even the beer bottles seemed grimy. Oh, not to mentioned the outrageous cover charge the night a "band" was there, if they could be called a band. Don't waste your time, or risk your health.

Visited October 2011
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