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About The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn

The View is the only AAA four-diamond fine dining restaurant in Lake Placid, and Rated #1 in NYS and Mid Atlantic States by Conde Nast Readers Choice Award, 2017. Overlooking Mirror Lake and the Adirondack High Peaks, this restaurant is renown for its commitment to food and wine, utilizing locally sourced ingredients. The concept is elegant comfort foods with an extensive wine list that has been recognized for excellence by the Wine Spectator for the past Eighteen years. The menu changes three times each year. Taste Bistro & Bar adjoins the View with Casual dinner fare, have drinks by the fire and relax. Live music on Friday nights in Taste Bistro. Both Restaurants are perfect for that "special occasion".

77 Mirror Lake Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 10:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 7:30am - 11:00am; Dinner: Daily: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Interlaken Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(518) 302-3000

Website:
http://mirrorlakeinn.com/

Entertainment:
Taste Bistro & Bar- Friday evenings enjoy live music, 7:30-10:30PM

Catering:
Contact our Group Sales Department for private events.

Parking Details:
Limited hotel parking primarily for house guests is available. Additionally street parking is in close proximity to the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Jarrad Lang

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Sun - Fri 5:30PM - 5:30PM 6:00PM - 6:00PM 8:30PM - 8:30PM

The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.1

Noise

Quiet

97% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (20)
Waterfront (15)
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Notable Wine List (12)
Romantic (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Cozy (7)
Good for a Date (7)
Worth the Drive (6)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Authentic (3)
Business Meals (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Healthy (1)
Organic (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Incredible view and food. Limited menu and $90-$100 per person is standard. But the food is great and presentation neat. Wait staff want you to enjoy and go out of their way to make you feel welcome and at home. Couldn’t eat here every week but for special trips nothing is finer in Lake Placid.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 4, 2017

An absolute exceptional dining experience. From a beautiful inn overlooking a lake with exceptional service to food that was done with excellence, this restaurant is truly a gem. Every item that was ordered was perfectly prepared. The service was perfect and my wife and I can't wait to go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Extraordinary

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 (New England)·Dined on October 12, 2017

The View is, no holds barred, one of the best dining experiences we have ever had. We were warmly received, introduced to our wait staff, having been lead to our table. The dining area is enchanting with beautiful, crisp, clean settings throughout and wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and Mirror Lake. Our waiter was informative, upbeat and attentive but never intrusive. Our sommelier, Justin, did more than just purvey some great choices to match our courses, but was an informative and enjoyable guide throughout our dinner. The menu is broken down into three courses, not including desert and there was a very good variety in each, some of which highlighted local fare, and were so denoted. Many items , such as Romaine Hearts (Caesar Salad) and Maine Lobster (half lobster tail with side of knuckle meat salad) that were lovely re-imaginings of classic riffs, taken to new levels. Everything was luxurious but nothing was heavy. Some of the entrees, such as the lamb cheeks, were new to me and beautifully balanced in terms of the saucing and sides. All in all a truly wonderful experience that we cannot recommend highly enough.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Five plus stars. From the service to the food to the ambiance.., a must when in the Placid area.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Not what we expected. Our prior meal there was delicious. Tonight's was only fair.

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 (Key West)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Lovely setting. Excellent service. Gluten free options with no compromise to chef creations. Delicious courses. Potato leek soup gorgeous. Smoked trout excellent. Quail was exceptional. Salmon wasn't special and not quit fresh enough. Lovely fresh vegetables. Average wines with very expensive prices- but still paired sufficiently with meal. Was a lovely experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

We went here for our honeymoon. Our server Mariah was awesome. The food was outstanding. The crime brûlée was the best I've ever head! Thank you for making our last night in LP such a great and tasty experience!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Incredible! I've eaten at all of the major 5 star Steak Houses and this was one of the best steaks I've ever had! I could have licked the pinot noir reduction sauce off the plate it was so good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 7, 2017

The restaurant was great. The service, the view and the atmosphere were perfect for our anniversary dinner. Little extra touches like a special dessert and a framed picture that the waiter gave us made everything more special. Food presentation and taste were glorious.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Beautiful restaurant with good service, but I found the food quality and preparation (taste) to be lacking. A restaurant of this caliber should have better tasting food.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Restaurant with a beautiful view of mirror lake. Food and drinks were great !

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 25, 2017

We booked this restaurant hoping to give our friend something special. We were beyond thrilled with the experience we had. The menu had varied case for all the pallets. Ingredients were fresh and presented in a very appetizing way. The atmosphere was spectacular. Of the listed is somewhat expensive we found it reasonable for $300 before people with drinks and appetizers and dessert. Highly recommended. Looking for that special meal especially occasion for a nice date!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Scenic View, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 20, 2017

ElegAnt dining with a view of mirror lake. Expert service and delicious food. Loved the lamb cheeks, lobster appetizer, roast chicken, filet mignon

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 17, 2017

My wife and I celebrated our 49th Wedding Anniversary at The View. We went, knowing it was going to be pricey, and that it is. We both ordered the Atlantic Cod, and were totally delighted. It was fresh and flakey, the way we like it. The combination of flavors were delicious. Probably the best I've had. We split a salad, which was also very good. They had a few nice touches, which we did ask for, such as; a "happy anniversary plate" with candy, and also a complimentary picture put in a frame. Nice. Mariah, our waitress, was so delightful, helpful and friendly. Our experience, on the whole, was memorable. The only caveat, of course was the exorbitant prices, which caused me to rate the restaurant less than a five star. But, if you don't mind paying, for instance, $17 for a unremarkable salad, go for it. The place is a visual delight.

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Organic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 15, 2017

The View Restaurant is outstanding. If you are visiting Lake Placid and looking for a fantastic dining experience look no further. The service, food and ambiance is nothing short of first class. Most of the menu options take advantage of local source ingredients which provide wonderful flavors in each course of your meal. The service is wonderful and allows you to relax and enjoy the food and the view of Mirror Lake.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Romantic, Local Ingredients
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Truly a memorable meal with the best view of Mirror Lake in Lake Placid. The wine list is expansive, the meals extraordinary with service which is just right.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Amazing food, amazing service! It was great for a special night out.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Tout est délicieux mais la carte de dessert laisse à désirer pour un resto de cette qualité.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Western NC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Food and service were superb. Highly recommended. We were celebrating a special occasion and it was well worth it!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Romantic, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Great food and excellent service. Staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Fantastic view of Mirror Lake. Will be back again next year.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Cozy, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 25, 2017

Food was prepared perfectly. The waiter was attentive but not hovering. We shared an entree which was perfect for us.

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·Dined on July 20, 2017

Always a pleasure to dine here during our stay at Mirror Lake Inn! Food is wonderful and our server Siena was lovely!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Scenic View
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on July 18, 2017

In memory of our parents.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 18, 2017

We had dinner at The View to celebrate our recent marriage days ago. The View exceeded all of our expectations! The food was simply amazing and the setting was beautiful. The service was top notch and the staff really did go the extra mile to make our experience special. We will certainly be coming back next year!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Organic, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 14, 2017

A lovely dining experience for our honeymoon. We had a beautiful meal served by outstanding servers Sienna and Nikola and Bojan. Thank you for making our final meal of the week so wonderful!!
Kevin & Yvonne

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on July 12, 2017

The perfect place for your special occasion. They go above and beyond expectations with all of extra special touches. Oh, and the food was excellent too. 😊

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 6, 2017

Five star service, five star menu, known for great cuisine and wine list. Perfect antidote for buggy mountain walks and run ins with indigenous people.

Tags: Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Outstanding as usual. Lamb cheeks were exceptional and service was very good.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 2, 2017

The View was simply amazing! It was one of the top five meals that I have ever had and I have traveled quite a bit - very impressive restaurant! They got it all right.....beautiful setting, excellent service and fresh, local, creative cuisine (and they could accommodate gluten free needs). The lamb entree was honestly the best lamb dish I have ever had and I order it frequently. It is an expensive meal but I think of it like a night a entertainment......well worth it!

Tags: Waterfront, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 2, 2017

We were kind of expecting a plush but culinarily overrated experience. So wrong. The food was really very good and the service excellent.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 30, 2017

A beautiful place with Great food and presentation. Overly accommodating service that was attentive and well paced. If you have an opportunity to visit and dine. Don't mss it

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 17, 2017

This is a high-end restaurant with a mature clientele and superb service. You will spend a fortune and it will be worth it. Indulge yourself and enjoy the moment...

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Great menu. Super Waite staff. Amazing wine list. Highly recommend.

Tags: Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 8, 2017

This is a lovely restaurant with an incredible view; we were there for sunset, and the change of light was so relaxing. The service is impeccable, and the food was excellent - with the exception of one of our desserts, strawberries with ice cream, whipped cream, olive oil cake, and balsamic. The vinegar was over powering; perhaps if they used chocolate balsamic it would work. Otherwise, my steak was a perfectly cooked piece of prime meat, and the vegetable medley was probably the best I've ever had in a restaurant .My friend had a marvelous crab cake - very little filler and large pieces of crab . The seating areas are well-spaced creating a feeling of privacy. Overall, we rated it on par with Wheatly (in Lenox,MA) and the former L'Espinasse at the St. Regis (NYC). That is to say that this restaurant is well-worth the trip. Not only are you served an amuse bouche, you will also receive a palette cleanser, homemade passion fruit sorbet. They still have REAL candles on the table - very romantic ambiance and setting overlooking Mirror Lake.

Tags: Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 6, 2017

The server was exceptional, very pleasant and very engaging with patrons in the room

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 5, 2017

Had a beautiful experience on our honeymoon. Ben the waiter was fantastic, the food was delectable and not as pricey as we thought. And the view by the windows was exemplary. We loved it so much we even stayed at the bar afterwards for a nightcap.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 28, 2017

One of the greatest dining experiences I've ever had.. Period

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 28, 2017

While the food was amazing, the service was lacking this time around!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on May 26, 2017

The restaurant is beautiful. The view is priceless. But the most important feature of this place is the service. You will not lack anything. Our waitress Mariah and all the other serves pay close attention to detail... you never lack a full glass of water and they constantly check on you to see if you need anything else. The food is delicious. The menu has a good variety. The appetizer crab cake and the fried calamari was really good. The salad choice we had was very tasty. The duck special was really good and so was the lamb that my daughter ordered. The wine list is awesome and so are the cocktail menu. Highly recommend when visiting Lake Placid.

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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