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Dancing Bears Restaurant

2404 Main St, High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3377
+1 518-523-3619
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
2404 Main St, High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3377
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Dancing Bears Restaurant
1. Tony is the best!
"Today Tony was our bartender and served us brunch and he was fantastic"
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2. Friendly service from Rebecca!
"Food was served quickly, wings were very good indeed!"
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3. Linear was the best!
"Always pleasant and quick to respond to our requests."
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1 - 10 of 898 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Met my brothers and sisters for lunch at the Dancing Bear Lounge in Lake Placid. Don't have a lot of opportunities to get together with them and couldn't think of a better place to go than the Dancing Bear. Food was good and the service...More

Thank Lenny0101
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We having been going to Lake Placid specifically staying at Mirror Lake Inn or renting house on lake for 20 years! Dancing Bears is the last few years a great and delicious restaurant with seating outside that has views of the lake and mountains!!!! The...More

2  Thank 32,252
HighPeaksResort, General Manager at Dancing Bears Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Dear 32252, Thank you for sharing your experience and kind words. There is little better than a great burger and we are thrilled you enjoyed ours! We're looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Warm Regards, Matthew General Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago

We usually start with the chili as it is excellent. The burgers are also very good. And the views of Mirror Lake are outstanding

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy access from our hotel High Peaks Resort but also from street level. Warm welcome and seated promptly. Had local musicians performing for early evening. Busy restaurant but conversations were easily heard.One member of our party has food allergies and required modifications with her order....More

Thank dlumsden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was not our first time at Dancing Bears as last time we were in Lake Placid we stayed @ High Peaks Resort. The experience here just keeps getting better and better! Today Tony was our bartender and served us brunch and he was fantastic....More

Thank beachbum60763
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice atmosphere enjoyed music playing in the back ground . Food was excellent I had beef and my wife had battered fish and the desserts were just great especially the carrot cake.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was up for a convention. Met friends for happy hour and was shocked at low low prices for beverages. We enjoyed our visit.More

Thank Sparkle D
HighPeaksResort, Manager at Dancing Bears Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sparkle D, Thank you very much for the kind words. I’m happy you were able to enjoy our great happy hour - 37 years and counting! I hope that next time you’re in the area you will be sure to keep us in mind....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrive sometime around 7:30pm for dinner. Our waiter was wonderful and so was the food. But I want to comment on the service. Our waiter's name was Linear. He was very friendly and also the first waiter I'd ever met who made conversation with...More

Thank Danielle P
HighPeaksResort, Manager at Dancing Bears Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Danielle P, Thank you guys, so much for such an awesome review. I am very happy to hear that you had such a good time with us. We absolutely agree, Lanear always takes a personal interest in his guests and I’m glad you got...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here one evening. They had very very loud live music in one half of the restaurant - which was the bar side, so we ate in the other side, however, could still hear the music which made conversation a challenge. The meal itself...More

Thank Willow3224
HighPeaksResort, Manager at Dancing Bears Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Willow3224, Thank you for coming in for dinner and thank you for your review as well. We appreciate any input from our customers as it helps us to be a better restaurant. I’m sorry to hear that your dining experience wasn’t what you were...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tony is one of the best bartenders in Lp!! Great service!!! Will return again thanks to Tony, this is a great spot!More

Thank Kathleen K
HighPeaksResort, Manager at Dancing Bears Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kathleen K, Thank you for the great review! I’m glad you were able to enjoy some of the best bartending in Lake Placid from none other than our Tony S. I hope we see you again, soon! Thanks Again, Murphy S and the Dancing...More

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Questions & Answers
Minda B
26 May 2017|
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Response from Rascal1226 | Reviewed this property |
This should be addressed to the business....not a customer. I haven't a clue! Sorry!
13 April 2016|
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Response from Mjasen1 | Reviewed this property |
They do have the "Legends Room" above the street side lower restaurant which is also part of the Hotel and you can enter thru the Hotel Lobby as well. The Hotel also does catering for large groups as well, depending on the... More
21 March 2016|
Response from HighPeaksResort | Property representative |
Hi, Please call Lisa Williamson in our catering department at 518-523-4411 and she can help you. Lori Fitzgerald Director of Sales & Marketing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2404 Main St, High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3377
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-3619
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at High Peaks Resort
The world famous Dancing Bears Restaurant is a favorite spot for dining and celebrating with friends and family in Lake Placid. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Dancing Bears Restaurant features a warm, inviting atmospher, with great views and cozy street-side dining. Conveniently located on Lake Placid's Main Street, Dancing Bears Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a variety of great all-American foods including our chef's mouth-watering daily specials, Lake Placid's favorite burgers, signature hand-tossed pizzas, and tantalizing dinner selections. The bar features happy hour every day from 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
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