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Kanu Lounge

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$$$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275 (86)
+1 518-523-0500
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17:30 - 22:00
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Long Island, New York
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We ate here over the Holiday Break, made reservations, it was not that crowded. Food was very good I had the fried chicken dish it was excellent since I had steak the day before, other people in our party had the pasta which they said was very good. Service was good, a little pricey but worth it,

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Thank jon O
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to spend this special dinner at the Kanu restaurant and we thought it was going to be like 4 years ago when everything was perfect BUT the quality of the food was not the same. Overpriced, smaller portions, they ran out of the menu offered and the alternative were far from good. The hotel is amazing but we... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great lounge to hang out in. Food is reasonable and very good. Staff is great. A great choice if you are traveling with children.

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Thank newyorker1781
New Jersey
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We booked a dinner post Christmas at this beautiful resort-- full of Adirondack furnishings which were amazing. Arrived early to go to the bar to play "the game"; bartender Zak will ask you 4 questions about preferences, (sweet or savory, strong or light, etc.) then he will craft you a cocktail using no less than 8 ingredients-- no 2 are... More 

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Thank Bermuda4evr
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Two large cracking fireplaces,comfy couches and folksy music entertainment...great ways to relax after a day at the slopes.

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Thank EsteeRoss
Vineland, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely dinner by fireplace, beautifully decorated for Christmas. Added shrimp to my veggie risotto. They were gigantic and delicious! Wine by the glass was superb. Service impeccable. Sommelier poured our glasses personally. Ordered asparagus on the side. Perfectly prepared. Unfortunately too full for dessert. Everyone from valet to girls at check in very friendly. So happy I had the opportunity... More 

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Thank kikiberley
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94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere makes it all, from the entrance to the dinning room. True Lodge decor, stunning. We made the reservation over the phone and I wish someone had told us that it was a fixed menu for Christmas night. It was very expensive for what we ate. The food was good but not exceptional. The Christmas tree is a must... More 

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Thank Isabelle M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We went on Christmas Eve to Kanu Restaurant in order to have the holiday breakfast buffet they have on their website (red velvet pancakes for example between many other things), however when we arrived to the restaurant to our surprise there was no "special" breakfast menu, it was just regular breakfast. We ask the staff for the holiday menu which... More 

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Thank Charito C
New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Place is nicely decorated for holidays. Food is great, good choices, desserts are exquisite, service is slow but friendly. There are several rooms. Some are for more intimate dining, some rooms are good for bigger groups of people. We definitely will be there again.

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Thank sunmoon99
Manhattan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We sat in front of a beautiful roaring fireplace. There was a great selection of wines and food. I had the wild mushroom risotto (perfect) and my husband had the steak. Very tender, tasty and cooked to perfection. If you go at Christmas they have a 32 foot tree!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
    (86)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-0500
Description
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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Rochester, New York
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?