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Liquids and Solids at the handlebar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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6115 Sentinel Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3599
+1 518-837-5012
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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New Haven, Connecticut
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful atmosphere, with wooden beams overhead, mirror in back of the busy bar, wooden tables. Bar food with a twist: interesting cheese and meats, off beat burgers, funky entrees, good variety of alcoholic beverages.

Thank amy_joseph
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Went with family for a casual dinner. Loved the extensive selection or small plates and charcuterie-- difficult to chose so many tantalizing selections. Enjoyed the chicken liver butter which is really like a chicken liver mousse. The bread served with it was fresh and a good compliment. The cod was delicious with capers and tomato sauce and... More 

1 Thank JBtraveler865
Kent, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the slightly disconcerting name, we have visited Liquids and Solids a number of times over the years and I can't decide whether it's getting better or if we are just finally tuning into what a great restaurant this is! I think the latter! Our most recent visit was really special and certainly worthy of a glowing review. From the... More 

1 Thank Rhinteractive
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and an amazing beer selection. The staff were super friendly too. My only hesitation on 5 stars was that some of the dishes were a bit over ambitious and not executed well. The focaccia burger would be a prime example - good, but could be so much better, sometimes less is more. Definitely would still recommend though.

Thank Myles O
Adirondacks, New York
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263 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is by far our favorite restaurant in Lake Placid. The menu is great, both for drinks and food. You have to be willing to eat different foods and combinations but there is something for everyone. The staff know the menu and know what to recommend and everything is homemade and excellent! You will not find a better way experience... More 

Thank KylersKL
New Jersey
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We ended up going here because the place we had planned to eat had over an hour's wait. I had read about Liquids and Solids, but didn't initially pick it because my kids are a vegan and vegetarian. They had food for everyone and both my kids found something they liked on the menu. The food was excellent and the... More 

Thank njlibrn
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Our go-to place in Placid. The drinks menu is outstanding, from the many dozens of beers -- 4 pages, single spaced -- to the amazing cocktails. But we mostly come for the food, a single page menu but it's all special.

Thank DavidinEssex
Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here at the suggestion of our innkeeper at Bark Eater, and were a little wary because of the menu. Boy are we happy we went. Yes, they do have more adventurous items like Pig Head (really pig cheek - and was delicious) but there definitely were tamer items like a Caesar salad and Brussels sprouts and gnocchi. So... More 

Thank alisonlaura
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Interesting menu but the food could be better prepared. Not a place for picky eaters. Drinks were good

Thank Robert P
Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I guess if you're into liquids and cheese, this is a great spot. Charcuterie seems to be prized menu item, but we're not interested. I should have read the menu before going in, is all. We found it pricey and the menu limited. The service was very, very attentive however. We were in and out in 25 minutes on a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6115 Sentinel Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3599
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-837-5012

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?