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Red Fox Restaurant

5034 State Route 3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-6004
+1 518-891-2127
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (22 reviews)
“stuffed sole” (6 reviews)
“soup” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, American
$$ - $$$
5034 State Route 3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-6004
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been years since dining at Red Fox! Wow what a change-beautiful renovations very comfortable and WOW the food and service was outstanding! Wine selections could be better but super evening... looking forward to returning!

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

......not to mention how clean it is. Food was perfect for the three of us....we were attended to but not overwhelmed with too much attention. Food was served hot and delicious. White wine was chilled and selection was plentiful! We will return!

Thank susan911
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our best meal in Saranac Lake! The atmosphere is charming and warm. The service was great (by Edvin, son of the owners), and the food was delicious. Steaks, seafood, pasta all good. Highly recommend this traditional old-fashioned place for a pleasant evening and...More

Thank Polly H
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Me and my family of 6 are locals in Lake Placid and one of our favorite restaurants in this area is the RedFox! It is worth the 10 minute drive. From the decor to the service and food everything was excellent! We all had filet...More

Thank Malikcec
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
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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