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Lake Placid Club Boat House Restaurant

654 Mirror Lake Dr, Center of village, on the Waterfront, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3821
+1 518-523-4822
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
654 Mirror Lake Dr, Center of village, on the Waterfront, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3821
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Boat House is one of our favorites spots for dinner. The unfortunate thing is that they are closed during the Thanksgiving holiday. If we return to LP in December we might be lucky enough to find them open for business. Food, service and view...More

Thank darlashaffer
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Ask for Jason (aka Jake) as a server! He is great! Fried calamari as an appetizer. Amazing! Light on the breeding, cornmeal based, and not overbearing. The aioli dip was a perfect level of accent. Peppercorn steak for an entree. The brandy sauce was a...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I did not want to share how much I love this place, in order to protect it from overcrowding. For several years in a row we dine here during our family ski vacations. Every member of our family has their favorite meals in this restaurant:...More

Thank sunmoon99
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Pre booked this before leaving the uk. It was busy when we arrived there at 7.30pm. The food was ok but nothing special. Disappointed the clam chowder had sold out so early in the evening. The location is a 5 min drive (hotel has a...More

Thank zandc
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

By arriving before 6 we had a perfect view from a window table. Helpful server described menu items and mad good suggestions. We really enjoyed the side salad and salad dressings. We enjoyed our entrees and all had dessert. We will definitely eat here again.

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Perfect romantic set up. Also well equipped for families. Food was excellent. Try the chicken breast on arugula and tomatoes! Service was perfect.

Thank Flight_Planners
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The service was poor as the waiter was distracted and overworked. The restaurant had a sense of entitlement that was not earned. I had the salmon which was overlooked. My husband had a very meager portion of five tiny scallops which were very tasty. The...More

1  Thank ptobey
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We arrived when the restaurant opened at 5 p.m. on a Wednesday and left after sunset. We had a great rable with a panoramic view of Mirror Lake. The restaurant filled up rapidly after we arrived. For appetizers we shared the French onion soup and...More

Thank tmmadams
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was my second time having dinner here, and I cant find one thing to complain about. The view out the windows and across the lake, especially in fall, is beautiful. Watching the sun go down and the lake change in colors is really spectacular....More

Thank tomkat350
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I picked the Boat House Restaurant (Lake Placid Club, Lake Placid NY) for a special dinner (her birthday) on a relatively warm, mostly sunny afternoon/evening, and we could not have been more satisfied. The restaurant had just opened when we came through...More

Thank GeezersOnTheGo-123
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Susan H
18 December 2017|
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Response from Scott B | Reviewed this property |
Please call the Crown Plaza, they are the owners of that restaurant and should be able to help you. They can be reached at 518-523-2556, good luck.
15 July 2017|
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Response from LakePlacidBizOwner | Property representative |
Greetings! Last year we opened for the Christmas/New Years' Holiday, but were closed on Christmas Day.We have not yet decided on our open/close dates for the upcomingThanksgiving or Christmas Holidays. Stay tuned!
Kelly G
29 May 2016|
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Response from James O | Reviewed this property |
No casual dining, but nice attire is expected
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 654 Mirror Lake Dr, Center of village, on the Waterfront, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3821
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-4822
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A perfect Adirondack evening begins at the Lake Placid Club Boat House on the pristine shores of Mirror Lake, in the center of Lake Placid Village. The diverse menu is sure to please all featuring seafood, steaks, pasta dishes & savory items from the grill. The Lake Placid Club Boat House provides a truly memorable dining experience - dining indoors amidst classic "Arts & Crafts" decor, or seasonal outdoor dining on our large deck - all with spectacular sunsets, overlooking the lake and the Mackenzie mountain range. The Boat House is the perfect spot to view all the lake activities from boating & swimming to ice skating & dog sled rides. The cozy fireside seating area and bar are great spots for enjoying cocktails and delicious desserts. Our wine list features organic and sustainable farming wines. Children’s menu & take out available. Ample free parking. Private lake side dining rooms available for special events.
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