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Simply Gourmet

2099 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1178
+1 518-523-3111
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (87 reviews)
“soup” (15 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
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American, Deli, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2099 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1178
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Previous visits to this place were great. I also visit the 46 sandwich place on main. Same owners. This time we were dissapointed (after 2pm) with Simply Gourmet. Soup was old, probably yesterdays, reheated several times. Both sandwiches were old. I realize they don't want...More

Thank Stan P
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Stan, I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your recent experience with us at Simply Gourmet. We strive to serve fresh, wholesome and high quality ingredients daily and do so by making our sandwiches to order every time. However, if you felt...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My visit to simply gourmet / dack shack, was simply disappointing. I am a local born and raised here, and have worked 4 years in the service industry. As a proud local I like eating locally when I can. I love the atmosphere, food and...More

Thank JMW12997
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hey JMW12997, I would first of all like to say thank you for being a local who supports small local businesses and apologize for the unacceptable service you were given the other day at ours. I have had a conversation with our day manager so...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

We stayed several days in Lake Placid. In general I found our restaurant meals ample, filling, and unseasoned (except with salt). Our sandwiches from here (we honestly thought the name was 46 Sandwiches) were the best meals we had in Lake Placid. The homemade rolls...More

Thank BrewsMom
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hey BrewsMom! Thanks for stopping in to our restaurant! I'm glad we could be a safe haven for high quality and tasty food! I'm so glad to hear you loved our homemade bread variety, and I hope next time you're in town you'll be able...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I had been here many times and the food is usually good. But recently I came with a friend and i ordered a sandwich that on the menu has bacon but i asked for them to make it without because of religious views.. I got...More

Thank Malikcec
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi Malikcec, I am very sorry to hear that this happened to you in our restaurant. I agree with you it is completely unacceptable and I have made the manager on duty as well as the owners aware of this issue and I assure you...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Oh, this is one of my favorite lunch spots...the sandwich options are unique and all very tasty. My husband and I usually split something and are fully satisfied. Didn't try the heat and eat prepared foods, but will on our next visit to Lake Placid.More

Thank KellBellHocking
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Hey kellbellhocking, I'm so flattered to hear we are one of your favorite lunch spots! Thanks so much for a great review! I can't wait to hear how much you love our heat and eat dinners next time you're in town as well! Until then,...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

we were looking for an inexpensive place to eat ,we first had tried next door at the dack shack which is attached , part of the same business they were over priced with a small menu. 22 dollars for a lobster roll and 18 for...More

Thank george47011
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Hey George, Thanks for stopping by! I'm glad to hear we could fulfill your families need for on the go, high quality and cost effective food! I hope to see you again in the future, until then, happy travels!

Reviewed 29 August 2017

I had a horrible experience trying to work with Simply Gourmet Catering Company. Holly the owner was very unorganized, unprofessional and called me demanding because I wanted to pay my bill in full a little over a month prior to my event. In addition the...More

Thank Nikki B
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Hi Nikki, I saw that you also reviewed us on Facebook and that Phoebe, our other owner, personally spoke with you about the issues you faced. I again apologize for the miscommunications you had with our staff and hope that you will consider using us...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

We were in the area and were going to stop at Dack Shack, which is attached, but found out it was Tuesday and Dack Shack was closed. However, we picked up a couple sandwiches for takeout here. Service seemed a little slow since it was...More

Thank wendylr22
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hey Wendy, I'm glad you liked our selection of sandwiches and the many other options We have as well! I'm sorry to hear the service is slow, I have discussed this with our staff and hope you'll stop in again next time you're in town!...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I ordered two sandwiches with some changes. They were made as requested. The portion size is excellent for the price. The sandwiches were excellent. Would definitely go back if I am in the area again.

Thank Dwayne S
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hey Dwayne! Thanks so much for stopping in! I'm so glad to hear you loved your experience as a whole! I hope to see you next time you're in town! Until then, happy travels!

Reviewed 6 June 2017

While waiting in line to order (very slow - sandwich makers were doing a lot of chatting with each other), we saw huge, amazing sandwiches being placed on the counter to be picked up by those who were dining there. We ordered the ham, swiss...More

1  Thank CEC1024
Emily B, Public Relations Manager at Simply Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

CEC1024, I am very sorry to hear that your sandwich was made incorrectly, that is most definitely not the product we typically produce. We are currently doing a lot of summer help training and although it is no excuse as to your poor quality sandwich...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2099 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1178
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-3111
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We believe in using the freshest ingredients, local when possible, always sustainable. We never use any additives, preservatives or saturated fats in the preparation of our food. We follow three steps for good eating: great ingredients, wonderful preparation & beautiful presentation. -Eat-in or take-out, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner -Homemade breads, soups & salads -Specialty meats, seafood and cheeses -Catering for 2-200. -Special Occasion Cakes & Special Desserts -World Famous ½# Cookies. -Gift Baskets. -Private Chef Services. -Special Food Considerations Accommodated – Gluten Free, Vegan/ Vegetarian, Allergies & other Dietary Restrictions Simply Gourmet Family of Restaurants Includes, Big Mountain Deli, the 'Dack SHACK, and Base Camp Cafe! All brought to you by Chef Susan Delucia!
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