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Downtown Diner

2728 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3314
+1 518-523-3709
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (28 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
2728 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3314
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old-style diner, but huge breakfasts and OK coffee. I especially liked the hash browns - real chunky potatoes with onions, and the pancakes - very large and tasty. You can also get real maple syrup with them. I also had (on another...More

Thank LilyPu
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We've been to Lake Placid twice in the last month and don't seem to have much luck with breakfast. Arrived around 10:15 this past Sunday and were third in a very small line. My wife and I were seated quite quickly after the 2 previous...More

Thank stephen a
Reviewed 27 September 2017

GREAT diner, great atmosphere, great burger, fantastic cheese steak hoagie, the hand made potato chips are to die for made fresh and irresistible look out Miss Vicky, Very reasonable went to wash and returned he refilled my wife's pop, she said oh only half and...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, good coffee and reasonable prices. Fast service and hearty, delicious omelette's. And the cup of coffee is bottomless!

Thank rrodeo
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Stopped in one morning after backpacking with a friend. Loved the diner. very kind. let me say and use the internet for a while too. thanks Joya and staff.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Lake Placid can sometimes be a little too touristy, and its great to find a place to eat breakfast and lunch that isn't overpriced and where the basics all come out perfectly That's the Downtown Diner, great burgers, fries and sandwiches; breakfast all day. The...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you're looking for a great diner atmosphere... Downtown Diner is the place for you. The service was great and the food was just as good. It's inexpensive, especially for the area and it's located close to the Olympic Museum - if you wanted to...More

Thank divasmurf4090
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We went in on a Sunday morning for brunch and it was the worst. First of all instead of giving us one of the 3 open booths they took a table apart from another couples table who were already eating and sat us there. But...More

1  Thank azhockeygirl
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Mike is a Great Server who gives better service than more expensive restaurants. The Blueberry Pancakes are extremely good. If you use a lot of syrup (like I do) you will appreciate the large syrup containers at each table. Mike makes sure your coffee cup...More

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Open for breakfast and lunch only. This is a run-of-the-mill diner with a diner menu. Portions are large and good value. My three-egg omelet had an odd texture on my latest visit, as if the eggs had been whipped before they hit the griddle. The...More

Thank Tom T
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2728 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3314
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-3709
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