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2543 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3305
+1 518-837-5052
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2543 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3305
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Generations
1. Great food, great value
"This was a suprise gem"
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2. Great Service with a View
"We had a wonderful breakfast here. Very pretty view of the lake"
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3. Generations was awesome.
"Staff was wonderful. Food was excellent"
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Reviewed today

We were skeptical because it is part of the Golden Arrow (which is a wonderful thing!) But we had a dinner and a breakfast during our stay in Lake Placid and Generations food and drinks is top notch. Spectacular view and wonderful friendly staff!

Thank Colleen D
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The entire family enjoyed a hearty and delicious meal after a fun-filled afternoon on frozen Mirror Lake! After enjoying a dog sled ride, we walked from the lake right in to the Lake arrow resort which is connected to Generations Restaurant- couldn’t have been anymore...More

1  Thank kristat361
Natasha H, Manager at Generations, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for dining at Generations Tap & Grill. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed such a fun filled day in Lake Placid and we are happy to have been a part of it. You’re feedback means a lot to us so we...More

Reviewed yesterday

Went here for breakfast one morning with my husband and son while visiting Lake Placid. They menu has a great variety, with some different options. I had a quinoa bowl with spinach, roasted tomatoes and poached eggs. My husband and son both had the french...More

Thank cmmiko
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hi So do like to push yourself to new boundaries? Do you try new tastes, new fusions, differentfood combos? Well then, if in Lake Placid this 2018 Season, try Golden Arrow's Generations. We did...and we went 3 nights...and each was deliciously different. Great Staff, too!...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped on our last day in town, had a great omelet along with a couple slices of fresh fruit. "Spicy potatoes" were so salty they were inedible . . . just be careful. The 3 egg omelet was GREAT

Thank George S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our party of five arrived in the middle of the dinner rush with five other parties. We were promptly seated and our server quickly took our simple drink order which she returned with speedily. After a few minutes the server returned and took our order...More

1  Thank Rich S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with a rather large group back in April 2018 and it was 7:30 - 8:00 ish on a Saturday evening. I asked for a steak of some sort and was advised that they already ran out. No problem so I ordered something...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were excellent. A little pricey but well worth the money. Breakfast was amazing!! You can’t beat the view.

Thank 400reneec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service! Bar was steady but not crowded. Only had a snack of friend onion soup and was filling enough for the rest of the night.

Thank MicheleSanzi
Reviewed 11 May 2018

My wife and I went for breakfast and were a little surprised at the prices. I enjoyed the breakfast pizza which was good and reasonably priced ($11) My wife had the basic breakfast which was two eggs and home fries ($8). What we were really...More

Thank Marc T
Natasha H, Manager at Generations, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Marc, I am sorry that some pricing on our breakfast menu may have upset you. Our bacon, for example is uncured nitrate free, making it not only a healthier option, but a more delicious one. Because of the high quality breakfast meats that we serve,...More

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11 March 2016|
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Response from Natasha H | Property representative |
Hello, I am very sorry to hear that you did not receive a response on your review. I have answered each and every review since I began my position last August; I cannot speak for previous managers. I am unsure of which... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2543 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3305
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-837-5052
  • E-mail
Generations is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu feature many foods that are grown and raised locally. Our goal is to keep it as local and fresh as possible, showcasing the many wonderful farms and products that are grown, raised and cultivated in New York's Adirondack region.
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