The View Restaurant


Lake Placid's Only Four Diamond Restaurant


Wine Spectator's Dining Guide Award - Eighteen Consecutive Years


The Perfect Special Occasion Destination


Certificate of Excellence 2017 – TripAdvisor

Exceptional Fine Dining On Lake Placid

*Advance reservations are highly recommended.

The View Restaurant was established in 2004, and is a regularly rated one of Lake Placid’s best fine dining restaurants. This high-end restaurant sources only the freshest ingredients and finest wines from across the world. The a la carte dinner menu includes traditional cuisine that uses ingredients sourced from regional Lake Placid farmers, as well as items from our very own vegetable and herb garden! Be sure to try our Adirondacks Flapjacks at breakfast.

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18-Time Winner of Wine Spectator’s Dining Guide Award

A truly exceptional dining experience, The View is Lake Placid’s only AAA Four-Diamond “Exceptional” rated restaurant. We have also received the Wine Spectator’s Dining Guide Award for Excellence for the past eighteen years.

We’re rated #1 in NYS and Mid Atlantic States by Conde Nast Readers Choice Award, 2016.

Fine Lake Placid Style Dining in a Relaxed Atmosphere

Join us for an elegant, romantic and relaxed dining experience with incredible views across Mirror Lake. It’s the perfect place in Lake Placid, for a romantic candlelight dinner for two or an enjoyable dinner with the family. With foods to suit all tastes, The View Restaurant is guaranteed to deliver a wonderfully memorable dinner in a relaxed Adirondack style atmosphere.

Breakfast and dinner is served seven days a week, on weekends and on holidays. Don’t miss our Hearty Adirondack Breakfast Buffet.

Only The Best Seasonal Ingredients

Our culinary team works closely with local and regional farmers, butchers and cheese makers to create a flavorful dining experience, with menus that change throughout the season.

At The View Restaurant, we’re deeply committed to serving delicious food that utilizes only the best locally sourced produce.The changing seasons allow our chefs to sample and experiment with the bounty of ingredients available in the immediate Lake Placid area and across the Adirondack region.

Planning menus at Mirror Lake Inn is a labor of love – a process that gives our experienced culinary team a chance to research, test and vote on those items they feel represent our philosophy of “elegant comfort foods.”

A truly exceptional dining experience, The View is sure to serve up a treat you won’t forget.