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Saranac Sourdough

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2126 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1150
+1 518-523-4897
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here a few years back and the service was mouth droppingly horrible. The lady behind the counter was so unappetizingly grumpy that we just left with out bread, which was really just so mediocre. I came back again due to the rave reviews and with the thought that our last time was just unlucky... but the service was... More 

1 Thank jiy0ung2
Arvada, Colorado
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had breakfast here one morning and were the only customers. Small local place with rustic charm. Check to see when they are open as they have limited hours in the fall and winter.

Thank ROKColorado
Selbyville, Delaware
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Saranac Sourdough was suggested by the waitress at Farmhouse Cafe, so we thought we would try it. It is very rustic looking on the outside and shares a building with the Back Alley Bistro. Inside is what might be expected in an historic grocery/deli. There were four different soups available as well as different sandwich choices and bread options. There... More 

1 Thank sklovessummer
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Over the river and through the woods to Saranac Sourdough I go (and throw a ferry ride in as well) for their homemade hash and eggs. Just beware that when you step up to that counter that you need to have that Like A Boss attitude. Ever see Seinfeld with the Soup Nazi? Yeah, it can be like that.

1 Thank SeaRay372
New Jersey
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This looked like a cool place.......their specialty is a variety of homemade sourdough breads for their sandwiches..... Our to go order had ALL stale bread, poor ingredients, and the woman in charge was obviously having a really bad day......nasty disposition......very poor.....

2 Thank CaptainLee
Captiva, FL
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Sandwiches were awful. We were hungry and intrigued by their menu. Their homemade bread was dry, they forgot the provolone, the roasted peppers were minuscule, not enough spread. Really disappointing and the lady taking the order was a bit ornery. We ordered 5 sandwiches to go and no one liked them.

Thank Wandafanda
Plainview, New York
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Very casual place recommended by hotel across the way. Really nice choice of sourdough breads - loved the rosemary one. Nice choices and combos. Not a quick place though - we were there for 45 min and we were kind of in a rush. Not a fancy looking place.

Thank melissa l
Spring Valley, New York
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I had the corned beef hash with eggs It was 'out of this world. Their home made breads are also on the mark I had the olive loaf. It was really good!!! Highly recommend this place Great breakfast

Thank Runningman51
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We had brutal service only to be matched by over paying for small sandwiches. Not filling, not tasty. Avoid at all costs.

1 Thank Rob W
Potsdam, New York
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138 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

I had a wonderful chicken salad sandwich, and my companion had a generous bowl of chicken noodle soup. It is a charming place for some healthy options. I would like to try breakfast next time.

Thank Loricapress

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2126 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1150
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-4897

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