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Alegria Garden Cafe - CLOSED

2375 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3381
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
8 Sep 2013
“Manager, Waitress, and Food All Terrible”
13 Aug 2013
“Great for rehearsal dinner too!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
International, Pub
$$ - $$$
2375 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3381
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

We waited far too long for our order, even though the establishment had only one other table of patrons at a prime time (indicator). We then received the wrong food. With much difficulty, we obtained the waitress's attention. She then brought us the correct food,...More

1  Thank SmileyFaceHappyPlace
ndb4ot, Manager at Alegria Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2013

I am so sorry that what you described was the experience you had at our restaurant. I alway want people to leave the restaurant happy and satisfied. I was not there that evening, but it is definitely something that will be reviewed so that none...More

Reviewed 13 August 2013

The rehearsal dinner for our son’s wedding was held there on Saturday night, Aug.10th. I had numerous email and phone conversations with the chef as well as with Andrea and I was very impressed with the promptness of return calls and emails. I was also...More

Thank Marilyn E
Reviewed 9 July 2013

This restaurant was a great place to eat. The food was excellent and they try to use local ingredients. The menu had a lot of different items and they were happy to adjust some if you had food allergies. The bartender recommended a blueberry pomegrante...More

Thank Kathy Z
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We weren't expecting to be wowed. The renowned chef who had been there had moved on and there were no other diners in the place on a Friday night!!! Maybe we lucked out with Chef Peter's night, but the three of us each had our...More

Thank UpstateNY13
ndb4ot, Manager at Alegria Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2013

We are so glad that you enjoyed your dinners. We also appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Reviewed 24 June 2013

Where to start? The waitress, the food, the service and the price...really you wait for an hour to get your order and we were on,y 6 in the restaurant when we placed our order.More

Thank newyorkere
Andrea F, Manager at Alegria Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2013

Oh My! I am so sorry that you did not have the enjoyable experience at our restaurant that we expect to provide. I believe that you came in for breakfast. I do apologize that your waitress got your order wrong. As I told you at...More

Reviewed 12 June 2013

Ran in the marathon that morning, and had a big lunch. Was looking for something light and was in the mood for a salad. I asked at our hotel and they recommended The Alegria Garden Cafe. I described the salad that i wanted and they...More

Thank Steve N
Andrea F, Manager at Alegria Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2013

It was a pleasure to meet you and serve you. We always love it when we can provide the little extra to make your visit special. Thanks for the vote of confidence. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 30 May 2013

Had breakfast there. A little pricey but food was decent. Service was weird...very smiley, acted like she was going through the motions, but forgot extra cream for coffee 3 times...appologizing repeatedly. Didn't bring spoons for coffee. Had to ask for them. It was almost like...More

Thank 0104smith
ndb4ot, Manager at Alegria Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2013

Thank you so much for your comments. Yes, the breakfast staff is new as is our breakfast service. We are working out a few kinks, but would like to bring you the excellent food and service for breakfast as we have been for dinner. I...More

Reviewed 28 May 2013

We had breakfast here because we were staying at the hotel connected to this restaurant. The menu seemed good, simple, and reasonably priced for the most part. I ordered the french toast with strawberries, my boyfriend ordered some sort of sausage gravy and biscuit thing,...More

Thank Cary3p
ndb4ot, Manager at Alegria Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2013

Thank you for the opportunity to explain what happened on your last visit. It was just our 2nd weekend doing breakfast and yes the breakfast staff was all new. I had to be out of town that morning, so I am sorry that I was...More

Reviewed 30 April 2013

This restaurant was a little gem. We stumbled across it during our morning walk. It is not on Main Street, but overlooking it. Located in the lower level of the Summit Hotel, and directly across the street from High Peaks reception. Cozy little restaurant that...More

Thank Luv2tripit
ndb4ot, Manager at Alegria Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience at Alegria. We are glad that we were able to accommodate your dietary needs and that you enjoyed your meal. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to seeing you again when...More

Reviewed 18 March 2013

Ate here while staying in hotel above. I had a $9 salad. While it was a yummy dressing, it wasn't worth $9 for lettuce. Friend had a $15 burger, which was just average tasting. I also went one evening and ordered a glass of wine...More

Thank sarahmarie125
Andrea F, Manager at Alegria Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write. We have recently changed to a Market Driven Menu in order to bring the same delicious, local, organic (when available) food available. We hope you will try us again when you are in the area.

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Restaurant Details

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USD 5 - USD 34
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2375 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3381
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: 518-523-0342
World Cuisine using as many local and organic products as possible. Executive Chef: Richard Brosseau Sous Chef: Tom Morris
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