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Smoke Signals

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2489 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3301
+1 518-523-2271
15:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 15:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Has tables overlooking mirror lake which is stunning. Food was brilliant, we shared the mixed platter with a couple of additional sides and was plenty of food. All of it was good but the beef brisket was the standout item.

Thank Ben F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent, affordable meal! We were seated inside but near the windows with a breathtaking view of Mirror Lake. Despite being a smokehouse, there are also plenty of vegetarian options to accommodate a wide variety of dietary restrictions. We will be eating here the next time we return to Lake Placid!

1 Thank Mack R
Centereach, New York
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went in looking for a few drinks, in a nice atmosphere, with some decent food and that's exactly what we got. If I had the choice I'd really give them a 3 1/2 instead of a 4, but that wasn't an option. The appetizers were good, the service was real good, and the atmosphere was fine. I'd go back there... More 

Thank garyjredding
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredible service, atmosphere and food. Surprisingly there were a ton of vegetarian options for being a smokehouse and everyone was super accommodating. Everything was delicious from apps, to drinks, to dinner to dessert! We sat right at the window with a winning view of the lake. Would recommend to ANYONE!

Thank Chris B
Arnprior, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Smoke Signals exceeded all our expectations! We were visiting Lake Placid to celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary and had our first meal at Smoke Signals. The chicken nachos were Devine! We shared the sampler which was LOTS of food! And it was nice to be able to try a bit of everything. Jason was kind enough to send over... More 

Thank J_J_Phillips44
Lake Placid, New York
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with two other couples. It was their choice. The BBQ was okay, not that good. The service was very good. However, it was very loud. We could not converse without yelling. We will not return.

Thank rdcrx
Rockland, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited Smoked Signals while on our honeymoon to The Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid. I will never forget their maple smoked wings! I'm not huge on meat, with many new friends thinking I'm a vegetarian. My husband was surprised to see me digging in to the maple smoked wings. I couldn't get enough! I can't remember... More 

1 Thank Holly R
Pittsford, New York
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands down the best BBQ EVER! Almost worth the trip several times a year. The four of us had delicious meals. Splitting the sampler was a good idea-amounts are more than ample. Noise level was just short of deafening....maybe just a crazy night. Go. You'll love it. Be prepared for long wait on weekends.

Thank Cheryl G
Plattsburgh, New York
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've heard about smoke signals from friends but finally had the chance to go there. It was certainly worth it, the smoked wings were awesome and I would recommend the ribs as well, they were great! Service was good and and the visit was great. I plan on returning next time in the area. For my daughter who doesn't like... More 

Thank silver348
Bowmanville, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday for happy hour, sat at bar for drinks but then decided to have a snack, very good food and drink, nice atmospherebat bar would definitely be back.

Thank KPB68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 26
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2489 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-2271

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