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Baxter Mountain Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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Rte. 9N, Keene, NY
+1 518-576-9990
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Ocala, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having a horrible experience at the Ausable Inn, AGAIN, we headed up the hill the Dave's. This is a true Adirondack legend. Clean, great food and the people are fantastic. If your hiking in the high peaks, don't even bother stopping anywhere in the Valley. Years ago I would have included The Elm Tree Inn and The Spread Eagle. Now... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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154 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a rustic place, with hearty fare, and an out in the middle of nowhere setting with a lovely view - it's great, and reflective of an Adirondack experience, for sure. Soups, sandwiches, burgers, and dinner entrees on the menu all seem simple and reasonably priced. The burger (very big) and turkey rueben at our table were both very... More 

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Thank 1upstateNYer
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Food is ok but very pricey for a tavern out in no mans land. Ravoli's looked like frozen and they were $20.00. The hambuger was very expensive and not great. I think they need to revamp the menu.

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King George, Virginia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Not bad - not great. American-style food at mid-range prices. Bar and restaurant. Plenty of parking.

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Thank John M
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the place to go after you've worked up an appetite climbing one of the nearby peaks. The service and the regulars are always friendly; the food always good; the selection of on tap beer and ale short but well-rounded.

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Thank TommyA291
Adirondacks
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

For what we paid 💰💰the steak was awful Enough said...it looked good 👁👁the restaurant from the outside Pass it by

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Thank BillJoeBob
Asheville, North Carolina
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137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place. Have eaten there three times and each did not disappoint. We would recommend eating dinner outside as the sunsets. During the summer or in the fall this is a can't miss opportunity.

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Thank andyfrelick
Altdorf bei Nurnberg, Germany
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Had a trout , which was very delicious. Also the dessert which was a homemade cake and tasted extraordonary.

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Belleville, Canada
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155 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I had heard that the "Purdy Burger", an onion-and cheese-topped hamburger formerly served at Monty's Elm Tree Inn (closed around 2004), could be had here, so I stopped in to find out for myself. It was indeed, and along with a pint of a good local brew I was able to satisfy my curiosity as well as hunger. The burger... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

While vacationing in Lake Placid, my wife and I stumbled upon Baxter MountainTavern. On a hiking trail website to Baxter Mt., the pitch-off directions stated that "if you reach Baxter Mt.Tavern, you've gone too far". The tavern is less than a quarter mile from the trail-head. We sat on their side deck and the view provided a beautiful mountain scene.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte. 9N, Keene, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Keene
  • Phone Number: +1 518-576-9990

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?