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Kanu Lounge

) #31 of 70 Restaurants in Lake Placid ₹₹₹₹ American, , Gluten Free Options
7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
+1 518-523-0500
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“truffle fries” (12 reviews)
“venison” (4 reviews)
“ny strip” (3 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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Reviews (225)
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Great food to enjoy in a beautiful and relaxing atmosphere. You can sit in front of either of the two big fireplaces or near a window and enjoy a beautiful Adirondack View.

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We have been to the lodge four years now. The food here is nothing to get excited about, especially for the price. It is a darn shame because every thing else is so wonderful there and the ambiance is so warm and cozy. I wish...More

2  Thank JDK13
Reviewed 25 January 2016

The place is well appointed and done in great detail. rustic lodge and log cabin sort of appeal. The lounge was dark and secluded and had lots of spots to gather and enjoy the fireplaces and drinks. The singer was good, but very very loud....More

Thank jpaolillo
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We ate dinner here twice during our stay at Whiteface Lodge - mostly because of the convenience. The food was fine but nothing special. I found the prices, however, to be high in relation to the quality of the food and level of service.

1  Thank ILoveTivoli
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The Kanu Restaurant has two options, the lounge and the dining room. The lounge is laid back and normally has live music playing which makes for a fun atmosphere along with two fireplaces and feels like a cozy living room. The dining room is grand,...More

1  Thank BCon17
Reviewed 3 January 2016

For the hundred plus dollar fixed priced New Years dinner menu, I expected nothing short of a New York Times Square top shelf blow the doors off of a four star dining experience. Well, that didn't happen. First off, the décor and food presentation was...More

2  Thank Gary O
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Ate here for NYE so fixed menu for adults. Kids could order off regular kids menu. Portions were tiny and we were all still hungry after appetizer, bread and main course (except for one of the kids who had a burger, that was farily big)....More

Thank newfiegirl27
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We stopped at Kanu for dessert tonight. We ordered espresso, an espresso martini and an ice cream sandwich dessert. The dessert was actually two homemade ice cream sandwiches cut into halves. One of the sandwiches was very different from the other, while they looked the...More

Thank KellyWight
Reviewed 1 January 2016

First the good.. The wait staff and bartender were courteous and attentive. The truffle fries were good so if you go there for these fries and a beverage then I think you'll be happy. The atmosphere in the lounge was cozy. Here's where we were...More

Thank CrabbyDollfin
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I was really looking forward to returning to the lodge for lunch and taking in the beauty of it's surroundings. We were seated in the lounge area and the only view I had was outside so I wasn't thrilled with our seating. There were 4...More

Thank NativeNHite
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James D
Will you be serving Thanksgiving dinner?
14 October 2016|
Response from Nicole M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they do. I would call to confirm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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