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Dining Around Lake Placid

With all there is to do in and around Lake Placid it's easy to work up a mountainous appetite.  Luckily there's no shortage of cafes, pubs and restaurants to help you refuel.

Caffe Rustica
Caffe Rustica offers a unique and casual dining experience tucked away on the outskirts of the Olympic Village. Offering elegant European fare in a warm inviting atmosphere. This family-owned restaurant prides itself on only using the freshest ingredients. The menu consists of freshly prepared pasta dishes, wood fired oven pizzas, hand cut filet mignon, innovative salads and homemade desserts. Caffe Rustica also has surprise daily features that are freshly prepared by our chefs using seasonally available ingredients. Serving lunch Tuesday-Friday 11:30-3pm. Dinner Sunday-Thursday 5-9pm and Friday-Saturday 5-10pm.
1936 Saranac Avenue #105, Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-7511
Dancing Bears Lounge
Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Dancing Bears Restaurant features 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 made with all-natural, pasture-raised local beef, signature hand-tossed pizzas, and tantalizing dinner selections. Don't miss our daily happy hour from 4-7 pm!
2404 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-3619
Mexican food with an Irish flare. For 19 years we have been serving Mexican food with a different flavor. Try one of over 150 Tequilas, one of the best selections in the East! Desperados makes their own bottled hot sauces. Try to beat the Leprechaun if you dare. If not in Tequila try one of our four draft beers. Affordable prices with fun for all.
2090 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-1507
Milano North
Milano North Northern Italian Bistro features wood oven fired pizzas, homemade pastas and charcoal grilled entrees. Located in the heart of Lake Placid Village, and adjacent to parking, the restaurant has beautiful views of Whiteface, Mount Marcy and all of downtown. Milano North is a family friendly restaurant with children's menus, an extensive wine by the glass list, local draft beers, a seasonal patio and a beautiful dining room. Perfect for large parties or cozy dinners for two. Come discover the "Best Italian In Town".
2490 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-3003