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Taste Bistro and Bar

77 Mirror Lake Dr, at Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
+1 518-302-3000
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (47 reviews)
“lobster risotto” (13 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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77 Mirror Lake Dr, at Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to check the restaurant out and tried to reserve a table. Not possible, but hotel receptionist said that it was best to arrive before 7.00pm and preferably earlier. We arrived and had to wait less than the 15 minutes we were told. Later...More

Thank jnich4889
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night in LP---so looking for a very good dinner---and found this place. In a "posh"---and I mean posh-place--Mirror Lake Inn. We stayed elsewhere---very nice place but didn't bring my wing tips or brooks brothers jackets---get the hint??? This is their "casual" eating place...there are...More

1  Thank Patrick201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I always vacation in Lake Placid and The Mirror Lake Inn is always top of our must do during our time there. This time, we dined at the Inn’s Taste Bistro and could not have been more pleased with every aspect of...More

Thank Mainenewbie
MLI, Manager at Taste Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining at Taste Bistro. We’re glad that the Mirror Lake Inn is always a “must do” during your visits to Lake Placid and we’re glad that you enjoyed Taste Bistro. Our staff appreciate your compliments and we look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

On a sleepy Tuesday evening, my husband and I took an Uber from a nearby motel for a casual light bite at the Mirror Lake Inn. Because they didn't take reservations, we were hoping for a decent table at Taste, the Inn's casual dining room....More

Thank hexagons
MLI, Manager at Taste Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for dining at Taste Bistro. We’re so glad that you enjoyed your dining experience, the food, drinks and wine. We’re delighted it was the highlight of your summer and we hope that we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

food was fine. added shrimp to pasta for 8 bucks and 3 shrimp were added. service good. bread with Saratoga evoo and balsamic great. had to send back app as it was cold. next table sent food back as well.More

Thank amymiazga
MLI, Manager at Taste Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

We’re glad that you enjoyed the homemade breads from our bake shop and accompanying Saratoga Olive Oil as well as the service provided by our staff. I’m sorry if the temperature of the Oysters Rockefeller was not to your liking. It is one of, if...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

We ate dinner here twice. The potroast, seafood stew as well as the sliced beef were all delicious. The servers were hospitable, attentive, and interesting to talk to. Most of them are students from Serbia.More

Thank Arnold F
MLI, Manager at Taste Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for dining at Taste Bistro. We’re happy that you enjoyed the pot roast and seafood stew. They are both good choices and very popular. Our staff appreciate your compliments on their service and look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We sat at the bar, arriving an hour or so before the evening entertainment--Chris Wilson, who has an exceptionally clear and lovely voice. The food we had was really good: my wife had linguini, prepared simply, without sauce, but with tomato and oil. She loved...More

Thank RevL05
MLI, Manager at Taste Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for dining at Taste Bistro. We appreciate your compliments on the food, drinks, service and live music by Chris Wilson. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for a late dinner and sat in the bar area. A couple burgers, one hard cider, and one $9 appetizer set us back $75, after taxes and tips. I would be ok with it if the burgers were great, but they were...More

Thank shark4rae
MLI, Manager at Taste Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for dining at Taste Bistro. We’re glad that you felt the Bistro was nicely decorated and that the service by our staff was attentive. We’re sorry you did not enjoy the Kilcoyne Farms Burgers. They are made with naturally raised local beef (hormone...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere was warm and inviting. Service was professional, friendly, and attentive. The food was fabulous. Nothing could beat the view. We will definitely return.

Thank Michael R
MLI, Manager at Taste Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for dining at Taste Bistro. We’re glad that you enjoyed the food, views, ambiance and the service by our staff. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 24 June 2018

My S/O and I were extremely fortunate to be able to dine in one of the “Private Rooms” overlooking the lake and mountains. The view was simply Spectacular! The pot roast and gnocchi entrees were scrumptious. Kudos to the chef and our server, Randi......professional but...More

Thank Linda V
MLI, Manager at Taste Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for dining at Taste Bistro. We’re delighted that you got to enjoy the pot roast and gnocchi. They are two of our most popular entrees. We’re also glad that you enjoyed the views and service by our staff and felt it was one...More

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Erica R
10 March 2018|
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Response from Spickate | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Very much yes. My wife is gf and we have been there a multitude of times. Excellent cider selection as well.
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norita19
25 August 2016|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! Yes most tables in Taste Bistro have a lake view, first come first serve. There is a larger table and some tables in our octagon area that are further away from the windows. There is 1 table on a... More
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Jsf1203
3 December 2015|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. No we are not serving dinner in Taste Bistro on Christmas Eve. They will have cocktails only. The View restaurant is serving 5-9pm, reservations are required and we have limited availability which... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Mirror Lake Dr, at Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-302-3000
  • E-mail
Description
Taste Bistro & Bar is recognized for its warm, friendly, and casual atmosphere where food and drink are the primary focus. With a panoramic view of Mirror Lake, this comfortable nook is a welcoming place for house guests, local residents and a haven for friends and family who simply want a great meal served with a glass of wine or a regional brew. Enjoy live music on Friday and Saturday nights.
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