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Black Bear Restaurant

2409 Main St, Corner of Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3896
+1 518-837-5166
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (60 reviews)
“salad” (43 reviews)
“scallops” (29 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
2409 Main St, Corner of Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3896
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We started with the shrimp cocktail which were very good fresh and tasty. We ordered the Montreal Steak and the New York Strip both 12 oz. Humongous piece of meat cooked correctly but even with steak knifes both were tough and nervy.... very disappointing. It...More

Thank Jacques C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent food in service in this wonderful restaurant. Great water views of Lake Placid too! Nice place for families and couples.

Thank longrodforfishing
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had a steak, which was good, but not $28 good. My baked potato also wasn’t cooked all the way. My husband got a fish platter, which looked like something you could get at captain d’s, not worth $24.

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there to celebrate my birthday. Right from the door we were welcomed by every single one form the staff. The waitress was so nice and friendly, she was on the top. We ordered caprese salad, calamari, chicken parmigiana, chicken marsala, and rainbow salmon... everything...More

Thank Vladimir M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner with family and in-laws. Great service and meal. All food was exactly the way we ordered.

Thank scott h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived too late to snag a table with a view of the lake. Mixed drinks were well made, and service was friendly, professional, and attentive. On a weekday night in winter the restaurant was only 1/4 full. Everyone at our table had a different...More

Thank BrewsMom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here many times and they have the best steak I have had any where. My wife loves there seafood choices. If your lucky you will get a window seat.

Thank HenrySwartzJr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, location, and atmosphere. The scallop St. Francis that was wife had was excellent along with the chicken dish that I had. What really impressed me was that the food and the plates were hot which allowed me to enjoy my meal to the...More

Thank FloridaNYSP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was not sure to expect ot this restaurant located on the commercial strip in downtown Lake Placid. We were very impressed with 4 different selections serving our table of 4. . The waiter was great. In addition to the food, the wine by the glass...More

Thank PhillyEd07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like this place and have been here before. I like the fact the Salads are included with Entrées . It keeps the Final cost down. because I alway order a salad. I had Trout. I was presented on vegetables , Asparagus , etc… Good...More

Thank Bob G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2409 Main St, Corner of Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3896
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-837-5166
Late night dining, Also take out.
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