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Kanu Lounge

7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
+1 518-523-0500
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“truffle fries” (12 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
“venison” (4 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kanu Lounge is part of the bar are at the Whiteface Lodge and is less formal and slightly less expensive than the main dining room. If you are staying with children it is definitely your best option.

Thank lizaJ6926HS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the complimentary breakfast buffet the three mornings we were there. It offered a wide assortment and a different scrambled egg selection each morning (in addition to regular scrambled eggs). The first morning we were there, the special scrambled eggs had artichokes and spinach...More

Thank newyork145_9
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This restaurant is unlike anything else I've been to. The food, scenery, and service were incredible. Looking forward to going back!

Thank Allison C
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Very good food in a relaxing great room with fireplace and cozy Adirondack feel. Had dinner here twice and enjoyed it very much.

Thank djak4
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This place is gorgeous. Unfortunately the food will be the reason we won’t be back. You don’t get what you pay for. I had the New York Strip and it was a paper thin gristley strip. I got it with truffle fries which were over...More

Thank Christie R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We've stayed at the Whiteface Lodge in the past but stopped going because the food in this restaurant is so bad. But a 5xs points AMEX promotion lured me in. We planned on eating only one dinner at Kanu. The restaurant was a disorganized "busy"...More

Thank mjmre2
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We planned to have dinner at Kanu based on their online menu which advertised Crispy Fried Calamari, one of our group's favorites. When we arrived and looked at the menu, it wasn't there. We asked the staff and were told, it's no longer on the...More

Thank LoveTraveling57_58
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This restaurant is aesthetically beautiful. We choose our mini vacation at The Whiteface Lodge based on their gluten free menu on their website. The lodge itself is amazing, the restaurant not at all, for gluten free. Online they have an amazing gluten free menu with...More

Thank kim m
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Soup was good, basic sandwich and it was 1/2 a sandwich.. I asked for bread.... wheat sandwich bread from the grocery store. I said " I was expecting an amazing baguette, "we only serve those at dinner".

Thank Kimpeter1
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Our family was on a special mini vacation recently. We planned a nice dinner at this restaurant. Service was superb, ambiance amazing [as with the entire Lodge], food was good in our opinion. The choice of dinners for children was limited, but the overall menu...More

Thank Barbara S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-0500
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Join executive Chef Adam Bechard and the culinary team in Kanu for their take on eclectic New American cuisine; seasonal ingredients with a union of flavors complimented by a distinct presentation.
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