The Chateau on the Lake

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461 reviews
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Contemporary European
Welcome to the Chateau

It is with great pleasure and 20 years of traveling that we bring you our interpretation and flair of the American gusto to traditional European dishes. We offer something for everyone and we invite you to explore your palette and indulge in our fresh ingredients and attention to detail and cleanliness. Whether joining us for homemade breads and coffee in the morning, stopping in for wine tasting, Italian meats and cheese for your afternoon pleasures, or escaping for a date night, an exquisite experience awaits you.
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New York Area
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful meal and excellent service. Very expensive.

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F
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Lovely place to go while at Lake George! My wife, 3 kids and I went there for dinner last Saturday. Food was good - we loved the lamb lollipops as appetizer! For main course, we had the duck, which was ok, and our kids had the steak, which was very good. They also have a great wine selection and we enjoyed a nice bottle of Caymus.
Ambience was amazing - it is a beautiful place inside and outside facing the lake.
I will definitely recommend it to anyone who is in the area.

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R
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We made a reservation for Mother’s Day for our first time visit. It will not be our last. As the name suggests, the venue is a quaint Chateau right on the lake. We had a table on the enclosed porch with a magnificent view of the patio and lake. The staff was attentive to our every need and made Mother’s Day memorable. The brunch was excellent. We can’t wait to visit later in the summer / fall when we can enjoy dinner and relaxin the patio.

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New England
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mother’s Day

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TE
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Charming little place with a nice lake view. We were there for Mother's Day brunch, so I can't speak directly to their dinners, but nothing led me to expect anything but good food.

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JM
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely evening! Excellent food. Fabulous service! Jackie is always a 10! Would love to see the old charcuterie board return with nuts, seeds, berries, assorted meats and a mix of soft cheeses and blues. Cubed cheeses were disappointing. Entrees were outstanding!.

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LD
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is a must if you’re staying on Lake George. The ambiance is enchanting, the service impeccable, the food flavorful and delicious, and the cocktails fresh. After coming here, my family couldn’t stop talking about it!

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E
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food, outstanding service and absolutely stunning backdrop. This was my first time here and I will definitely be back!

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All I have to say everything was absolutely perfect. The ambiance, food,our waiter,deinks,view.
They went above and beyond. Our waiter showed us the gorgeous rooms that are above the restaurant. We are coming back and staying in June.
Great job

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From start to finish my partner and I had a wonderful experience. Wonderful hostess, bartender, and waiter. Drinks and food were delicious. Very much recommend.

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DS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Went for Valentine's Day. My filet was awesome, my wife's my strip just ok. Waiter was just average expected more from this establishment.
I would still recommend and I will definitely repeat for a 3rd time.

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SS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect place for dinner. Cozy, Quaint, Elegant and bourbon bar open outside during winter with fire and live music. Will Definitely be going back. Thanks Johnny for great service! Surf and Turf was amazing and so were martinis. Shari and Diana

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JM
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Had a lovely late dinner during Saturdays storm. Excellent food and service.

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MB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful restaurant with great service. Food was delicious and the staff was extremely friendly and nice! I will definitely be dining there again next time I visit Lake George.

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M
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anniversary and birthday celebration. This was our third time dining at the Chateau. Every meal has been exceptional. We love the Lamb lollipop appetizer. Staff is excellent.

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RD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was authentic, service was top-class, excellent on every level !

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JB
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome dinner with friends. While we were there several folks were celebrating birthdays and anniversaries. What a wonderful place!!

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D
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Steak with rub was out of this world.

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D
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Booked reservations through this site and received a confirmation. While pulling into restaurant parking lot via $20.00 Uber ride, received a call stating there were no tables available and that we were welcome to enjoy a meal at the bar. Not exactly how we were looking to spend our Anniversary dinner. How do we get a reservation and confirmation if they don't have tables? We used this site in the past to book a reservation with friends and had a wonderful experience so felt confident that this would work well again. Lesson learned.

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SH
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience we always love going when we visit Lake George!

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CB
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gorgeous ambiance, impeccable service, delicious food and drinks. The location allows you to see the lake while sitting in an Adirondack chair around a firepit, sipping on a cocktail. Very impressive place that's worth the drive.

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AD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I just celebrated our Anniversary at Chateau on the Lake and I can't say enough great things about this place. We arrived for our reservation and were seated promptly. Our waitress, Katrina, was helpful in helping us make are choices that evening and her recommendations were great. We started of with a couple specialty cocktails that were tasty! We had the grilled little neck clams as an appetizer. So many great flavors in this dish from the crispy pancetta, grilled corn, and cream based broth. My wife had the wild mushroom ravioli and I had the pan seared bronzino with lobster risotto. Both dishes were full of great flavors and done perfectly. The portions are just right and priced accordingly. I truly believe you get what you pay for and in this instance it was worth every penny. The views of Lake George are great. Unfortunately the weather wasn't the greatest as we were looking forward to enjoying some after dinner drinks beside the two wood fires burning outside. If I had to list a negative it would be that we're about 6 hours away.

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RC
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Phenomenal setting with amazing food. We loved our time sitting in the back by the fire pit followed by the delicious dinner in a cozy-chic setting! Highly recommend!

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Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Highly recommend the outside garden dining. The service was fantastic and the food was incredibly spe
cial and cheers to Fred our waiter

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L
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My hubby and I were on vacation and had an amazing meal. The food and the service both amazing. The wait staff were friendly and accommodating Manning the experience all the better!

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F
Birmingham
25 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

Nice setting. Nice ambience, service - no complaints. Food tasteless and exorbitantly over priced. Calamari appetizer - short glass full of bitter greens with 5 calamari rings. Mushroom ravioli and Bronzino both roughly $45 were virtually tasteless. Chef's cut, New York strip salty with bland truffled mash potatoes.

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a group of 10 and everything was spectacular. The food was prepared perfectly and everyone enjoyed their meal. From the pickled peach salad to the strip steak and halibut, everything was excellent. The service was incredibly attentive and ambiance was just right. We had the most memorable experience. We are looking forward to our next visit.

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CH
New York Area
93 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 2

How do you rate a restaurant among Top 100 scenic restaurant in United States that has tattered chairs, very poor decor, and unpaved pebble parking lot. Sure the restaurant is located on Lake George, with a not so dramatic view even of the lake. The food was decent but prices were outrageous. Service was excellent though.

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FC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Nice touch - complimentary dessert for our anniversary celebration. Food was excellent as always and the hostess, bartender and server were all helpful and represented your establishment well.

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JS
New England
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gorgeous restaurant - will definitely go back!

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OT
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great food. Enjoyed rib eye steak.

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SL
Cleveland
18 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Surprising and delicious find while on vacation in Bolton NY (Lake George).
Will return when on our next trip! Yum

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New England
10 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was terrific. Great wine. Service was spot on. We really enjoyed our dinner. Not sure you can get a finer meal on Lake George.

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LF
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We went on an early Sunday evening for a special celebration dinner and were not disappointed. The staff was young, energetic and eager to please. The ambience was perfect for a warm summer evening on Lake George and the meal was a pleasant surprise. The mussels appetizer hit all the right notes and the main course was perfectly prepared and presented.
The staff gave us enough space to enjoy our meal and bask in the glow of our celebration. After dinner we walked down to the dock and enjoyed the sunset and breeze on the lake.
We will be back.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 2ambience 5

Extremely overpriced. The waitress was pushy and kept trying to up-sell us. I got Ravioli which was good but nothing special for $33 - this was even the cheapest entree. I live in Manhattan and could get the same dish or better in tons of nice restaurants for $25 or less. The calamari is very small and I don’t appreciate that they stuff the bottom with lettuce to take up space. If you share an entree they charge you. The one positive I have to say is that the ambiance is very good, and the man assisting us with getting a table was very kind and helpful. Overall a waste of money.

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J
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Magical and perfect.

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RJ
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinner, a bit pricey. Nice to have in Bolton Landing. Will go back next year.

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JA
New York Area
64 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic dining experience. Great service and delicious food. The cheese platter appetizer was delicious. We loved the restaurant design and architecture. It was also nice and cozy to sit by the lake and enjoy the fire after dinner.

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KC
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for my husband's birthday dinner and could not have been happier. Exceptional service, food, wine and view!

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r
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect night for four of us.......from Freddy at the bar to all our servers

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