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Lookout Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
Beach Rd, Lake George, NY 12845
+1 518-668-4014
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible21%
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American, Bar
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Beach Rd, Lake George, NY 12845
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

I will put it simply: the location--and subsequent view of Lake George--is wonderful! Total seller. The food: horrible. Beware of the (imitation) penne with cream sauce. I don't know how one screws up pasta, but it was proven possible. The food is second-rate; it's equivalent...More

Thank dc_adk37
Reviewed 17 November 2017

An outdoor restaurant overlooking the southern tip of Lake George is always reliable in terms of decent food and great service. Always dock the boat and cross Beach St to access their 2nd story open deck. Warmer days are the best for this restaurant. If...More

Thank TonyK300
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The food and the view are both good. The Lookout is at the end of Lake George so you are looking at the entire lake from the patio. The food was enjoyable and well prepared. It is a little hard to find but worth the...More

Thank tjk11
chefdan2016, Executive chef at Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank You for visiting us at the Lookout! We greatly appreciate your comments. I think it is wonderful that you found us especially at this time of the year. The weather has been unseasonably warm and beautiful and there isn't the usual summer throng of...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent the weekend in Lake George, went for a walk Friday night and stopped for a couple drinks. There's a great view of the lake and it was nice that there was no issue with us just wanting drinks and no...More

Thank sweetooth989
chefdan2016, Executive Chef at Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for finding your way to the Lookout! Even if just for drinks, we encourage this greatly, for as you have mentioned the lake provides a wonderful back drop for those looking also to just relax and enjoy a beverage. Can you imagine having...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

It was great ,the food ,the service being at Lake George . We being fans of the tv series TURN really enjoyed being by Fort William HenryMore

Thank William J
chefdan2016, Executive Chef at Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for your kind remarks. We have been very fortunate this year to be able to extend the season at the Lookout. The weather has provided a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some outdoor dining with a fantastic view and above average Autumn temperatures. We...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Food was OK for the price. Service is good. . You wouldn't be disappointed unless your skin color is anything other then white. The manager in charge on 9/24 lunch is a racist how I see it. We walk in, group of 8 people, 5...More

1  Thank MahabNYC
chefdan2016, Executive Chef at Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear MahabNYC, I thank you for visiting the Lookout Cafe for lunch. I was shocked when I read your review because the manager is one of the kindest people I know and isn't a racist. Being the head of the department though I wanted to...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

My husband and I had lunch at the Lookout Café upon arrival at the resort. We both ordered the blackened grouper sandwich, which was good, but a little spicy if you are sensitive to that. Overall the menu is on the bar food side, but...More

Thank Peggy D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch with 3 buddies & myself, the 3 ordered a lobster roll and I a hamburger that the waiter stated was the best around! Not! The Lobster roll was a joke at the high price, ground up lobster meat that you had...More

Thank Bruno C
chefdan2016, Executive Chef at Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Good day and thank you for sharing your thoughts here on Tripadvisor. I am sorry that your visit to the Lookout did not meet up with your expectations. If you were here during the car show I can certainly understand your frustration as it is...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you are planning a trip to Lake George you must stop in and try the food it's great the hamburger are juicy and Delicious they have a taco salad which is great the the view is just as good you can see Lake George...More

Thank JPB195528
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had a good dinner outside with great view of the lake. The food was okay and service was great. Casual dining with lake view.

Thank donckd
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25 September 2016|
Response from chefdan2016 | Property representative |
Unfortunately The Lookout Cafe has closed for the season starting on the 19th of September. The recent cool down and post labor day crowds combined with our lovely al fresco dining room have dictated we do so. However our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 11
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Rd, Lake George, NY 12845
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-4014
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