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The Smoking Cork

2527 Main St, Ste 5, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3355
+1 518-302-5106
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We always visit when in lake placid

Love to visit this store, they always have some very interesting beverages and often provide... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
traveler541
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Pennsylvania
Tourist spot, local feeling

Although in a very tourist-like location (just beside a souvenir/Lake Placid sweaters shop), once... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
David P
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Quebec, Canada
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The only Wine & Liquor and Cigar & Beer Shops on Lake Placid's Main Street! Featuring the Adirondack's only Walk-In Humidor. The Smoking Cork: Considered a boutique style Wine & Spirits shop, it's our goal to offer a unique and personalized beverage retail experience. Featuring hand picked wine & liquor selections from a majority of small production wineries & distilleries - ultimately providing an alternative to the ever present warehouse-style liquor stores. Stouts & Stogies: The only store of it's kind in the Adirondack Park; offering premium cigars, a distinctive craft beer selection, micro-brew fill station, specialty foods, and locally made gifts and artwork. Private orders and consulting are one of the many services we offer. Our unique products and quality of customer service set us apart - with a hands-on approach, we provide customers with knowledgeable recommendations and information that add a level of confidence when making purchases - taking the guess work out of the vast world of alcoholic beverages and cigars. The most important factor when deciding what products to carry is not the name or current advertising hype - it is the taste, craftsmanship, and value that matter most!
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“liquor store” (3 reviews)
“main street” (3 reviews)
“in town” (3 reviews)
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2527 Main St, Ste 5, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3355
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+1 518-302-5106
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Love to visit this store, they always have some very interesting beverages and often provide samples. Staff is always very friendly and very knowledeable about liquors. Browsing is always fun, not an enormous selection but plenty of good choices and usually some great bargains too

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Although in a very tourist-like location (just beside a souvenir/Lake Placid sweaters shop), once inside you have the feeling you are one of the locals. Not the biggest selection in town but what they lack in quantity they have in quality, with a few little...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

What an incredible convenience that there is a fantastic wine/liquor store in the Alpine Mall on Main Street, Lake Placid. We stay at the Golden Arrow Resort so you don't even need to leave the heated/air conditioned comfort of your environment to enjoy a great...More

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Jessie W, Owner at The Smoking Cork, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

We're so happy you enjoyed visiting our store while in Lake Placid! Getting to know our customers is one of the best parts of our job! We look forward to seeing you again! Cheers!

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Very helpful, attached to golden arrow hotel on Main Street . Two stores owned and if one closed, neighbor will open it. Expensive, not your discount liquor smoke shops

1  Thank Joyce J
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

The staff at the Smoking Cork was very helpful in picking out just the right wines for the holidays. They recommended several wines, which turned out to be delicious, without being pushy. They had quite a nice selection, and after I completed my wine shopping,...More

1  Thank JLSSLNY
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Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

The owners really know their stuff. I came in with a gift certificate eyeing a couple different beers and was point to some great selections. They have a great selection of local wines and beers and seem to focus of seasonals. Because the paid such...More

1  Thank KylersKL
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Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

What a great little wine and beverage store. Great selection of wines and friendly help! Picked out a bottle of pinot noir and and a Chardonnay!

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Reviewed 5 September 2014

The Smoking Cork is THE BEST - not only because it's the only liquor store on Main Street, but because of it's helpful staff, wonderful selection, and intimate atmosphere. I have never walked into this store and not come out happy and with my arms...More

2  Thank Megan W
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Reviewed 4 September 2014

The smoking cork is a local, family owned liquor and wine store that is run by a hard working husband and wife who are incredibly knowledgeable about their products. They were extremely helpful and took the time to answer all my personal questions. Every time...More

2  Thank Bdaul001
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Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

Perfectly located on Main Street within the Alpine Mall (across from the Red Bobsled) this boutique liquor store has everything you need and more. Prices and variety like no other liquor store in town. I always buy my High West and Placid Spirits here. They...More

1  Thank SourD21
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