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Cottage Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Cafe
77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
+1 518-302-3045
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (154 reviews)
“baked brie” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (59 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
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1 - 10 of 703 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I saw this quaint restaurant from the frozen lake we were walking on. Walked into the Cottage.. right away we knew that this cozy welcoming restaurant would be the perfect dining experience on this chilly winter day. Ordered their chili and wild...More

Thank NonaG2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in right before the kitchen closed and staff was lovely and accommodating. I really wanted to love the food, but it was all incredibly over salted. We had the Brussel sprout salad, mushroom stew, pizza #3, and nachos (not salty but nothing to write...More

Thank AliceA81190
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AliceA81190, Thank you for having visited the Cottage and for your kind words about how lovely and accommodating the staff was. They really enjoy and appreciate hearing that from our guests, especially on TripAdvisor! I’m glad that you found the mulled wine to be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started with the signature Bloody Cesar which we have enjoyed in the past. The glad is 2/3 the size it was last year, and the composition was not what we are used to for quality. Ordered the same wild mushroom stew in a bread bowl...More

1  Thank Liz S
MLI, Owner at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Liz S, This is very interesting. It is a snarky and pretentious review by a self-proclaimed expert in AAA and Michelin food ratings. AAA has never rated the Cottage nor has Michelin, which to our knowledge hasn’t rated any dining facilities in America outside...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited The Cottage on a cold late December night for dinner. There was no wait for our table and the food and service could not have been better! We ordered drinks, my manhattan was perfect and my wife enjoyed her wine....More

Thank onegolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Cottage on a Saturday night in December. We had a delicious drink outside next to the fireplace and outdoor heaters. The view was beautiful especially with the lights decorating the town and glistening off the water. It was a very short...More

Thank ricem305
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re happy that you enjoyed drinks on the deck by the fireplace and outdoor heaters and the efficient and friendly service by our staff for your party of 8. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our most recent visit to The Cottage we had a fabulous dinner and met some amazing people. The Cottage is on our "must do" list every time we are in the area. If you don't stop by you are missing out. The view of...More

Thank omally m
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The atmosphere is great! Beautiful place with unbelievable views. The staff is so friendly and accommodating and the food and drinks are amazing!More

Thank Brian M
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you feel we’re the best place in town and that you enjoyed the food, drinks, atmosphere and the service by our staff. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

The Cottage is part of the Mirror Lake Inn. It sits across the street from the Inn, right on the lake. Whether you are there for an amazing lunch (the kitchen can been any bigger than 6’x12’ - it’s insane!), a yummy hot cocktail, cold...More

Thank Sandy S
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage and for your compliments on the food, cocktails and views. We hope that you will stop in again soon. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 26 November 2017

HAd a light supper before Skate America. Busy day but great table for two and attentive service. Shared warm shrimp salad and chicken onion sandwich with great beer.

Thank TravelingUpstateNY
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed your light supper, beverages and the service by our staff. We hope that you will stop in again. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is a nice spot to grab a drink, some solid bar food and enjoy a great view of Mirror Lake in a nice and rustic environment.

Thank JBC1977
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed the food, drinks, atmosphere and views. We hope that you stop in again. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

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kbalas4
30 May 2017|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! During peak season when we are serving food on the patio we cannot allow dogs. Off season when we are not serving food on the patio, but have our fireplace going we would allow a dog to sit with... More
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Kelsey M
14 August 2016|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and for being our guest at The Cottage! It is currently $12 for the Cobble Hill & $16 for the Top Round! We will get the online menu updated!
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Gina O
23 May 2016|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for the question. No, The Cottage does not take reservations. It is first come, first serve. Hours are 11:30am-10pm for food and cocktails past that until approx 1am. A popular lakefront pub atmosphere - open year... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-302-3045
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