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The Hungry Trout Restaurant

5239 Rt 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2000
+1 518-946-2217
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (178 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
17:00 - 21:30 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5239 Rt 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this great place while driving around at night looking for an open restaurant! We sat down around 9:15 p.m outside on the patio, and were stunned by the beautiful view of the mountains/river. The steak was probably one of the best I've...More

Thank AvidTravs
Reviewed 1 week ago

While vacationing in the Lake placid area, my fiancee and I stopped in for dinner at the Hungry Trout. The building is technically two restaurants, the Hungry Trout and R.F. McDougalls Pub. The dining areas are separate but you can order from either menu wherever...More

Thank DaniCT23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner there with 6 other friends and we each had different dinners....all were excellent. The desserts were also delicious. Wonderful evening with good food and friends!

Thank motorhome2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, atmosphere, food quality, comfort. Quiet and quaint restaurant with views of Ausable River. Had panko, pan seared trout with fresh steamed vege and rosato. Came with warm bread and dipping oil. Very nice. We did call ahead for a window table, facing the...More

Thank cindy d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal with stunning river views. The fresh trout was scrumptious. Service was friendly prompt.

Thank Beth N
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Wonderfull smoked trout. it is better than Oscars better than I imagined it would be; it is addicting!!!

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 13 June 2018

My husband and I stayed at the Hungry Trout Inn and had dinner at the restaurant. This is exactly what I think of when visiting the Adirondacks! This is fine dining at its most rustic atmosphere and the views of the river are amazing!! I...More

1  Thank bhaf572
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We're staying at the Hungry Trout Resort. Came to Fish The Ausable with friends and told them this was the spot to eat dinner! They loved it. Everything from the Trout to the Venison Chops are excellent! Had a great Strawberry Rubhard pie with icecream....More

1  Thank ppijacki
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Had a nice meal in the upstairs restaurant overlooking the river. Food was good and the portions were sensible. Our only niggle was that after a lovely home cooked meal they served a dessert that was obviously shop brought ...with squirty cream from a can....More

Thank Bec1968
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Our second visit was even better than the first a year ago! We ate early, so had our choice of tables overlooking the Austable River, a famous trout fishing stream in the area. I had a trout special, my wife had a duck dish on...More

1  Thank tmmadams
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13 May 2018|
Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Hello, reservations are not required but I recommend them. The restaurant is rather popular. The first time we went we did not have reservations and could not get a table there, but just below, in the same building is a... More
12 January 2017|
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Response from Marie L | Reviewed this property |
There is a small shop that sells fishing supplies, fly fishing mostly. They post fishing info on a board outside, they are very knowledgable about the fishing in the area. Look them up, or call the restaurant for the... More
George F
14 August 2016|
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Response from Marvin C | Reviewed this property |
Google the Hungry Troup Restaurant. They also have specials to supplement the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5239 Rt 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2000
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 518-946-2217
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