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Dine in our Adirondack Restaurant

A stay at Friends Lake Inn would not be complete without a romantic meal in our regionally acclaimed Adirondack restaurant. Our Chef’s imaginative New-American cuisine is prepared from the freshest local ingredients with creative seasonal menus. Guests can choose to dine in our elegant main dining room or enjoy a more casual meal in our taproom featuring regional microbrews. After a good night’s sleep at our Adirondack hotel, visitors enjoy a hearty made to order breakfast. We are always happy to accommodate special dietary needs upon request, including offering vegetarian, lactose-free, and gluten-free dishes. An exceptional Adirondack lodging & a memorable dining experience awaits!


Breakfast at Friends Lake Inn

Adirondack restaurant - breakfast
Open to Inn guests and the public

Open Thursday – Sunday  8:00 – 10:30 am

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Adirondack Taproom

Pub and Tavern Adirondack bar
Friday 4:00-8:30
Saturday 2:00-9:00
Sunday 4:00-8:00

Holiday Hours – December 19 -24  4:00-8:30
Open Seating

View Our Taproom Menu


Main Dining Room in our Adirondack Restaurant

Adirondack Restaurant - Dining room
Thursday and Friday 5:30-8:30
Saturday 5:30-9:00
Sunday 5:00-8:00
Reservations Recommended

View Our Fine Dining Menu

Policies:  All parties of 5 or larger require a credit card at the time of booking. There is a $25.00 per person fee for a party cancelled after 4:00 pm on the day of the reservation. For our guests’ convenience, a standard 18% gratuity will be added to parties of 5 or more.


Upstate New York Wine Pairing Dinners

All of our wine events are sumptuously themed five course dinners created by our Executive Chef Scott Dewar, paired with wines under the direction of our Manager & Wine Director Paul DiCresce.
All wine dinners start at 7:00 pm with a reception with light hors d’ oeuvres. Dinners are five courses paired with five wines. Casual commentary during the wine dinner. Menus for wine dinner will be available two weeks before the event.

Wine Dinners are held once a month September thru June.


Upcoming Wine Dinner

December Wine Dinner – Chilean wines from Casa Lapostolle

Friday, December 19, 2014 

Reception starts at 7:00pm and dinner at 7:30pm

Some of the great wines of the world come from Chile. At our November wine dinner we will be exploring Lapostolle wines, made in Chile using the family’s French expertise.  You may be familiar with their liquor, Grand Marnier.  We will sample five Lapostolle wines expertly paired with five courses created by Executive Chef Scott Dewar.  Join us for a memorable evening! Wine Dinner Package features:

* Five-course dinner paired with five wines

* One night stay for two in a romantic guest room

* Our Adirondack hotel signature turn-down service

* Full country breakfast for two in the morning

 One night package per couple starts at $395!  Dinner  $100.                  518-494-4751  or email:


Wine Cellar

The private wine cellar dining room accommodates parties of 8 to 14 at one large dining table. Comfortable Mission-style furniture and an antler chandelier grace this space, which guests enter after passing by a glass-enclosed section of the cellar, housing a portion of the Inn’s extensive wine collection.

A credit card is required at the time of booking. There is a $25.00 per person fee for a party cancelled with 24 hours of the reservation.

All Wine Cellar Reservations require an $85.00 per person minimum total bill. If under, a service fee of the difference will be applied.