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Lake House Restaurant

) #8 of 9 Restaurants in Richfield Springs ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
2521 County Highway 22, Richfield Springs, NY 13439-2723
+1 315-858-2058
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
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“prime rib” (8 reviews)
“frog legs” (2 reviews)
“strip steak” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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2521 County Highway 22, Richfield Springs, NY 13439-2723
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We called to see if we needed reservations. No, we did not need. We arrived about 4:30 pm on 07/16/17. No hostess, just signs telling us to seat ourselves. We approached the Bar area and there was a cat cleaning itself on the floor. I...More

Thank jguido2
Christine C, Owner at Lake House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. As the owner of Lake House Restaurant it can be difficult to hear critical feedback, since we care so much about our customers and want to provide value and satisfaction for every one of them. However, I believe we can...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

You know it is bad when the band gives you more attention then the wait staff. We waiting an hour for our meal and there were only 4-5 tables with people. When we got the bill we were overcharged $4 dollar a dinner and we...More

Thank czihi
Christine C, Owner at Lake House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your recent visit. I read with both interest and concern your comments about your experience. We believe that all customers not only have the right to complain about all businesses but that such criticism is instrumental in helping all business to continue...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat dinner at a lakeside restaurant while we were staying in Cooperstown NY. Previous reviews suggested it had potential. They did have a limited wine selection and at very good prices. We both ordered prime rib. Besides the fact that the food...More

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Christine C, Owner at Lake House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback. Your remarks are quite concerning to me. I will share these issues with our staff and continue to insist that any lapse in our consumer covenant is completely unacceptable. Thank you for taking your valuable time to provide us with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrating our anniversary in Cooperstown. The Lake House Restaurant made for a wonderful experience and kept my wife and I coming back for more. The menu was comprehensive, the food was wonderful, the service was top-notch and the local craft beer selection rounded out the...More

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Christine C, Owner at Lake House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for recently recommending our business and for sharing with the online consumer community your positive experience. Please introduce yourself next time you visit as we would like to extend our appreciation in person.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique old building, great space for a roomy cafe. Great food,, friendly service, reasonable prices. ALL GOOD!

Thank hughfarley49
Christine C, Owner at Lake House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Every review like yours helps us get the word out that we represent great value and caring service. Thank you

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very quaint stop during the day. I am certain the night life is livelier. Interesting history and a nice use of the property. We ate lunch there and the food was decent, I wish we would have gotten the burgers, I bet they are probably...More

Thank czezawa
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The rooms are slanted in that batman villain kind of way. They also smell of a can't even explain what. But they are above the kitchen so they are also hot. My hubby and I both had the strip steaks for dinner. The only nice...More

Thank patriciafurlan
Christine C, Owner at Lake House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you for writing your review of our business. We are very concerned with the experience you describe. Rest assured that all reviews, especially critical ones, are treated as top priority by me and our staff. We owe our very existence to how our clientele...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Just ate there tonight. The service was fantastic. Restaurant was very clean. Fantastic view of the lake and sunset. The orange glazed duck we ate was fantastic - crispy, tender and the glaze was great!More

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Christine C, Owner at Lake House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

The first thing we do each morning as a service team is check out and review our reviews. What a way for us to start the day....that is by reading what you wrote about what we offer the public and the manner in which we...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Straight from Hell's Kitchen is the new Chef from Philadelphia. Our steaks were amazing and we got the best seat next to the fireplace we requested. Our dinner was a step above what we are used to and the ambiance was just wonderful. The chef...More

1  Thank jill p
Christine C, Owner at Lake House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

We are honored by the review you posted about your experience with us. While we are constantly told face to face how much customers enjoy our service, it takes a very special person to proclaim to the online world that they should check us out....More

Reviewed 20 December 2016

We'd been meaning to try the Lake House for some time, having seen the ads on TV. I'd been there years ago and wanted to give it another try and see what the (new) Executive Chef had to offer. We were there on a beautiful...More

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Christine C, Owner at Lake House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Thank you for choosing us. We appreciate that there are many competitive businesses to ours and therefore we are delighted that you visited us. This is all the more reason why we are very saddened that you did not have the positive experience that you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2521 County Highway 22, Richfield Springs, NY 13439-2723
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Richfield Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 315-858-2058
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Lake House Restaurant and Lodge was built in 1843 and rests on the shores of Canadarago. The lodge and restaurant are a secluded haven for those looking for a place to relax, fish, hunt, and simply get away from city life. Lake House Restaurant and Lodge is host to our ever popular sulfur baths, which is great for your skin and has even proven to heal skin disorders and help relieve arthritis. There is plenty to do out here Richfield Springs, including a short drive to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, or rent out a jet ski and explore Canadarago Lake. We also boast large out seating area, which is perfect for outdoor wedding or concerts. Hurry out to Lake House Restaurant and Lodge and stay awhile.
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