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Red Fox Restaurant

5034 State Route 3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-6004
+1 518-891-2127
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (22 reviews)
“stuffed sole” (6 reviews)
“soup” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5034 State Route 3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-6004
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were there on a Monday night. It was very slow. We started with a Bean and Beef soup, very good. My husband had the Surf and Turf and was very happy with it. I had the King Crab Legs. Wow, what a generous portion...More

Thank Peg4157
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A country-style restaurant serving basic American food, fresh, well-prepared, and tasty. The no-frills menu calls out beef, fish and chicken dishes in hearty portions. The paneled interior gives a cozy atmosphere with enough room between tables. The staff is friendly and attentive. It's a place...More

Thank woodsman7
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were hungry for red meat. The Red Fox did the job. A straight forward menu with soup. salad, baked potato or rice, and a good piece of meat. Only thing missing, in my opinion, is a nice side of steamed veg. We had the...More

1  Thank Birdwanderer
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Six of us had dinner here recently to celebrate a special occasion and were glad we did. The menu is a throwback, with traditional items like steaks, prime rib, lobster, scallops, etc. which is nice for a change from so many newer, trendy dishes that...More

Thank Jfed
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We went for a formal birthday celebration diner as a couple. I had made a reservation but on a Wednesday night it was not necessary and we were seated in a large formal dining room with only a few other tables occupied. The room was...More

Thank Gmil420
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Skip Lake Placid, this place is the real deal. Particularly great for families or solo travelers at the bar (me). Like stepping back in time, to a time when families owed and operated businesses. It's the friendly personal touch that makes one feel welcome. And...More

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews on yelp and gave it a try. The food and service was awesome! Would return. The owner is very nice and runs a great business.

Thank John L
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I drove by this place I cannot tell how many times and never even though about it. This trip we decided to do different things and find different places. What a surprise! Outstanding dinner, outstanding service. You will not regret stopping by...More

Thank Lu P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant I have frequented many times both personally and for business gatherings and have never been disappointed. The menu is based on American cuisine and also with some very delicious Italian offerings. Their fish and seafood choices are my favorites but will admit to...More

1  Thank msorensen1
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The outside of this building is very ordinary and we never would have stopped here if it hadn't been recommended to us. The staff was very nice, our waitress was great. I ordered spaghetti and meatballs and my husband got the seafood special. My spaghetti...More

Thank Brenna R
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Kristin E
11 April 2016|
Response from DFransen | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Red Fox Restaurant Facebook page there is a link to the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5034 State Route 3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-6004
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saranac Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 518-891-2127
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The Red Fox Restaurant serves Steak, Chicken, Seafood, and Pasta entrees. We also have a full bar with wine and beer. We take reservations 7 days a week, we also can accommodate large parties.
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