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Smoke Signals

2489 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3301
+1 518-523-2271
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (210 reviews)
“burnt ends” (60 reviews)
“wings” (122 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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2489 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3301
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Reviewed yesterday

WOW! This is definitely where I would recommend you eat! We arrived without reservations and although busy we were seated quickly with a lake view! This was beautiful. We sat inside (optional to sit outside on the decking) Our server (sorry i forgot your name...More

Thank JJUk2011
Reviewed yesterday

Had dinner here and had the rib nachos which is very good and lots of toppings, had sampler for 2 which is really big serving size. Everyone had doggy bag coming out because if large portion sizes, the service was really good, they will tell...More

Thank lyn2lyn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had my sons rehearsal dinner here and the food and service was excellent! Special shoutout to Ashley who helped me plan everything. Also we had an open bar for friends and family after the dinner which was unplanned. They were very accommodating and everything...More

1  Thank Kathleenrita
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Group of 7. Dinner was excellent,our waitress was knowledgeable & helpful in steering us toward very tasty dinners. Portions were enough for doggie bags.

1  Thank D6760KCanna
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Lake Placid for the first time and Smoke Signals cam highly recommended from locals. It was a 1.5 h wait. It was a casual, relaxing atmosphere. We had the smoked wings with house BBQ, cornbread, house salad with maple balsamic dressing, brisket, and...More

1  Thank 955eunicem
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Situated on Mirror Lake, this Barbecue joint combines great food, decor and service. We sat inside because the wait was too long for outside, but the outside deck overlooking the lake would likely provide an unbeatable dining experience. The wait staff and management are very...More

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic bbq isn’t limited to below the mason Dixon line. This place offers some of the best bbq around and the side dishes are superb as well.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Two of us shared the sampler, and it was more than enough. Ribs and brisket were especially good. Loved the sweet cornbread! Got there right after restaurant opened for dinner and did not have to wait.

Thank MaggieTN50
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The title pretty much says it all. My wife and I ate dinner here after seeing it rated #1 restaurant for dinner in Lake Placid. We were not disappointed. My wife had the tacos and said they were excellent. I had the brisket burnt ends...More

Thank Erich S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the barbecue platter for 2 and it was delicious. It included ribs, pulled pork, and brisket plus two sides. We got the mac & cheese and it was fabulous! And the cornbread was good also.

Thank _dirwin50
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Questions & Answers
Alyssa Singer M
23 February 2017|
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Response from Shelly A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. My husband has celiac disease and he was able to have many choices.
23 December 2016|
Response from pierogyman | Reviewed this property |
Sorry missed your question
16 July 2016|
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Response from GarlowFamily | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2489 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-2271
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