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Liquids and Solids at the handlebar

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6115 Sentinel Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3599
+1 518-837-5012
16:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 23:00
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and an amazing beer selection. The staff were super friendly too. My only hesitation on 5 stars was that some of the dishes were a bit over ambitious and not executed well. The focaccia burger would be a prime example - good, but could be so much better, sometimes less is more. Definitely would still recommend though.

Thank Myles O
Adirondacks, New York
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232 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far our favorite restaurant in Lake Placid. The menu is great, both for drinks and food. You have to be willing to eat different foods and combinations but there is something for everyone. The staff know the menu and know what to recommend and everything is homemade and excellent! You will not find a better way experience... More 

Thank KylersKL
New Jersey
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up going here because the place we had planned to eat had over an hour's wait. I had read about Liquids and Solids, but didn't initially pick it because my kids are a vegan and vegetarian. They had food for everyone and both my kids found something they liked on the menu. The food was excellent and the... More 

Thank njlibrn
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117 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our go-to place in Placid. The drinks menu is outstanding, from the many dozens of beers -- 4 pages, single spaced -- to the amazing cocktails. But we mostly come for the food, a single page menu but it's all special.

Thank DavidinEssex
Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here at the suggestion of our innkeeper at Bark Eater, and were a little wary because of the menu. Boy are we happy we went. Yes, they do have more adventurous items like Pig Head (really pig cheek - and was delicious) but there definitely were tamer items like a Caesar salad and Brussels sprouts and gnocchi. So... More 

Thank alisonlaura
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting menu but the food could be better prepared. Not a place for picky eaters. Drinks were good

Thank Robert P
Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I guess if you're into liquids and cheese, this is a great spot. Charcuterie seems to be prized menu item, but we're not interested. I should have read the menu before going in, is all. We found it pricey and the menu limited. The service was very, very attentive however. We were in and out in 25 minutes on a... More 

Thank jmckerch
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Small Plates, medium plates, large plates, fairly priced. Great vegetables and combinations like beets with Chevre and pistachios. Pig and Fig tartine. The desserts were overpriced $9 for rice pudding (risotto)

Thank Richard R
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We really loved our meal at Liquids and Solids. Liquids and Solids uses seasonal ingredients in both its meals and drinks so everything tasted very fresh. I had the Fall Fashion to drink and it was like fall in a glass. Both of our entrees were excellent and not over priced. The restaurant was busy when we went, definitely more... More 

Thank Valerie M
Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our server was very attentive, and helpful with questions and suggestions. While we consider ourselves foodies, there were lots of unique things on the menu! We each got cocktails that weren't the norm, and we LOVED both. Great flavor and execution. We built our own meat and cheese plate, and then tried a few other appetizers, and a dessert. Everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6115 Sentinel Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3599
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-837-5012

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