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Howard Johnson Restaurant - CLOSED

98 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
+1 518-523-2241
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
8 Jun 2015
“A great restaurant in it's time”
15 Mar 2015
“Excellent breakfast”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
98 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

I have very fond memories of this place. Unfortunately, it appears to be closed. The salads used to be wonderful as was the ice cream. I'm sad to see it no longer exists.

Thank barbara1017
Reviewed 15 March 2015

The trendy breakfast restaurants on Main Street come and go, but Howard Johnson's has been there as long as I can remember. Nothing fancy, just a good breakfast. Family owned and friendly service. Go there if you get a chance.

1  Thank 670jimg
Reviewed 8 March 2015

The facilities look a little tired. I had one of their 6 oz. hamburgers and it was good,plus on Saturday evenings they run a special on burgers, two for the price of one. That is a good deal, especially for a burger cooked perfectly. Their...More

1  Thank Harrythekayaker1
Reviewed 7 March 2015

We were eating at the buffet here for a hockey tournament . The staff was friendly and attentive but the food was not good. Very pedestrian . Not what I hoped for with the money I spent. Would not recommend this restaurant

Thank James P
Reviewed 13 February 2015

...for the kitsch. Ya gotta love the kitsch. And sadly, the kitsch is disappearing at the end of February 2015. The restaurant has been sold. It's just such a throwback...with all of the original decor etc. We actually bought some of the tri-sectioned plates when...More

1  Thank nyackgirl47
Reviewed 6 October 2014

You need to read the historic sign to put this restaurant into context. The service was very good as was the food. We are are iced tea fanatics so only ice brewed is acceptable and their was 'premix' run through the soda machine. They replaced...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Went here for the breakfast buffet. Numerous foods included. For the price, this place is a great deal. Waitresses are very attentive. Definitely would say this is the place to stop for a good/cheap meal.

Thank Pitroes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I so disliked my meal that I cannot recommend this location to anyone! How can any restaurant destroy "fish and chips?" This location did! 4 pieces of fish apparently cooked from frozen, with no taste, for $13.95? http://lakeplacidhojos.com/menu The soup appetizer was not available (no...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 18 August 2014

My now husband and I started going to HOJO's in Lake Placid when we were college students on a budget, we loved it then. So on a recent trip through the are we stoped as a family on a budget, its nice to know somethings...More

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 24 July 2014

First things first -- this is not the Howard Johnson's you remember. Yes, they have the orange roof and the classic sign and the old Chevy out front, but once you are inside, you quickly realize that's where the nostalgia ends. The chain has pretty...More

1  Thank WhiteDogBBQ
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  • Address: 98 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-2241
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