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Kanu Lounge

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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275 (86)
+1 518-523-0500
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Small, but great food & views. Very friendly , helpful staff. Love the Adirondack theme. 2 fireplaces.

Thank Karen W
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I went to Kanu on sunday morning with family and friends . The ambience is stunning . The food and service were excellent and hat's off to the omelette guy he makes some great omelettes very big and filling well worth the money

Saranac Lake, New York
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My family and I came here with friends visiting from Boston to show off the Rustic Architecture of the Adirondacks. The space is stunning and although it is a big soaring place, it manages to maintain a cozy feel. We were disappointed that the fireplaces weren't lit in the middle of February and sat at a table instead of near... More 

Thank Trish W
Schenectady, New York
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the Empire State Games and staying at the lodge. My husband and I went for dinner and loved it. We have the veggie risotto and the northern Cuban both were excellent. Portions where huge we could have shared the one meal and still had spare. Service was slow but music playing and view made it... More 

Thank Mary B
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Let me preface this review by saying Serena was AMAZING and perhaps the best part of our whole Kanu experience. She was patient, attentive, and helpful for the many hours we sat in the lounge as a very large group. Being such, we couldn't get a seat at the bar. We asked for a drink to be made by the... More 

3 Thank 2b4twins
New Jersey
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

High end dining in a beautiful setting on Lake Placid (not in the town - about 10-15 minute drive out of downtown).

Thank Vince41
Long Island, New York
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We ate here over the Holiday Break, made reservations, it was not that crowded. Food was very good I had the fried chicken dish it was excellent since I had steak the day before, other people in our party had the pasta which they said was very good. Service was good, a little pricey but worth it,

Thank jon O
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5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to spend this special dinner at the Kanu restaurant and we thought it was going to be like 4 years ago when everything was perfect BUT the quality of the food was not the same. Overpriced, smaller portions, they ran out of the menu offered and the alternative were far from good. The hotel is amazing but we... More 

2 Thank CarolaESPN
Saratoga Springs, New York
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great lounge to hang out in. Food is reasonable and very good. Staff is great. A great choice if you are traveling with children.

Thank newyorker1781
New Jersey
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We booked a dinner post Christmas at this beautiful resort-- full of Adirondack furnishings which were amazing. Arrived early to go to the bar to play "the game"; bartender Zak will ask you 4 questions about preferences, (sweet or savory, strong or light, etc.) then he will craft you a cocktail using no less than 8 ingredients-- no 2 are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-0500
Join executive Chef David Haick and the culinary team in Kanu for their take on eclectic New American cuisine; seasonal ingredients with a union of flavors complimented by a distinct presentation.

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