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Downhill Grill

) #4 of 31 Restaurants in Saranac Lake ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar
74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
+1 518-891-3663
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar
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74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fairly large seating area, not full at lunchtime on Saturday. Very diverse menu, but no real specialties. We had shared nachos for an appetizer. I had a fresh haddock sandwich and onion rings. My husband had enchiladas. I had beer, my husband, water. The...More

Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great quality and lower prices compared with Lake Placid. The homemade fries and Butterfinger cheesecake were delicious.

Thank Jessalayne
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Tasty spinach artichoke dip and delicious Cajun chicken sandwich. One of the few places in town that is a simple but good menu.

Thank KylersKL
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Looking for a casual and friendly place to eat? This is the place. We had the fish dinner and shrimp special, which were both very good. Our waitress, Tabby, was very helpful and attentive to our needs. We will be back the next time we...More

Thank camcris518
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I was recently at the Downhill Grill and had a great meal! I would highly recommend their beer battered onion rings - can't go wrong! The experience was especially enjoyable with the calm environment inside that allowed our group to avoid the crowds of tourists...More

Thank jpoliti94
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Lake Placid can get very crowded and it's worth a drive to Saranac Lake for dinner. One of our favorite places is the Downhill Grill. The Chili Supreme had lots of flavor and the Mt. Marcy salad was fresh both a great start. There's a...More

Thank Skimaster1
Reviewed 5 March 2017

good bang for your buck!!!! for me best fish and chips around. Healthy size portions can be washed down with a good choice of drinks. parking if you are disabled not so easy.lots of seating quick service and staff are happy and inviting. if you...More

Thank tutbo
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Friendly service! The food is good, but processed or semi processed. So that equates to salty but tasty ....chicken parm etc. This is good bar food. So long as you know what it is.

Thank Nancy8550
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, very cozy and comfortable. The food was excellent. Prices are very reasonable. The staff was great.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

A group of 4 turned into group of 13 sled hockey players between games during Empire State Games. Food was great, service was great overall wonderful time. Only suggestion would be to update the restrooms as the were not wheelchair friendly.

Thank Mary B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1708
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saranac Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 518-891-3663
  • E-mail