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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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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Two large cracking fireplaces,comfy couches and folksy music entertainment...great ways to relax after a day at the slopes.

Thank EsteeRoss
Vineland, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely dinner by fireplace, beautifully decorated for Christmas. Added shrimp to my veggie risotto. They were gigantic and delicious! Wine by the glass was superb. Service impeccable. Sommelier poured our glasses personally. Ordered asparagus on the side. Perfectly prepared. Unfortunately too full for dessert. Everyone from valet to girls at check in very friendly. So happy I had the opportunity... More 

Thank kikiberley
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere makes it all, from the entrance to the dinning room. True Lodge decor, stunning. We made the reservation over the phone and I wish someone had told us that it was a fixed menu for Christmas night. It was very expensive for what we ate. The food was good but not exceptional. The Christmas tree is a must... More 

Thank Isabelle M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We went on Christmas Eve to Kanu Restaurant in order to have the holiday breakfast buffet they have on their website (red velvet pancakes for example between many other things), however when we arrived to the restaurant to our surprise there was no "special" breakfast menu, it was just regular breakfast. We ask the staff for the holiday menu which... More 

Thank Charito C
New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Place is nicely decorated for holidays. Food is great, good choices, desserts are exquisite, service is slow but friendly. There are several rooms. Some are for more intimate dining, some rooms are good for bigger groups of people. We definitely will be there again.

Thank sunmoon99
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We sat in front of a beautiful roaring fireplace. There was a great selection of wines and food. I had the wild mushroom risotto (perfect) and my husband had the steak. Very tender, tasty and cooked to perfection. If you go at Christmas they have a 32 foot tree!!

Thank straight-shooter324
Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We go to this restaurant regularly when we stat at the whiteface lodge. It has a broad, interesting menu and a warm environment with two fireplaces and couches as well as tables. On weekends there is a live signer which adds to the warmth. Zack the bartender is creative and personable, and all the servers are wonderful.

Thank cyclingmaster
New York City, New York
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Friendly bar staff - got a cool special drink made. Prices are high but such a beautiful rustic atmosphere. Fridays and Saturdays the guitar player is great! Come here to hear Vinnie Leddick and his adirondack sounds!

Thank TopBloke999
Ottawa, Canada
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The breakfast buffet is included with the room rate and is quite expensive if you come in from off the street. It is however a good selection. There is fresh fruit salad, yogurt, cereal and all the regular hot items like bacon, sausage, eggs, French toast. Having stayed here several times I have the feeling they would cater to whatever... More 

Thank travellingmom2015
Hauppauge, New York
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95 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Such an awesome room to dine in. I've only eaten breakfast in the Kanu Lounge but on the two long weekends we have stayed I am always impressed. The food was plentiful, very fresh and full of choices. You can have the buffet that is way above average or order off the menu. The wait staff is attentive and professional.

Thank ibuy4sb

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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
USD 50
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?