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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
Monday – Friday 4:00-8:30
Saturday 2:00-9:00
Sunday 4:00-8:00

CLOSED:  January 12, 15, 20, 21 26 & 27

Open Seating

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Main Dining Room in our Adirondack Restaurant

Adirondack Restaurant - Dining room
Monday – Friday 5:30-8:30
Saturday 5:30-9:00
Sunday 5:00-8:00

CLOSED:  January 12, 15, 19, 20, 21 26 & 27

Reservations Recommended

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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 in house Sommelier.
All wine dinners start at 7:00 pm with a reception featuring 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

January Wine Dinner – Standing Stone Vineyards, Hector, New York

Friday, January 30, 2015

“We decided to  enter the wine business because we believe that the Finger Lakes region can grow wines that are among the best in the world.”      Tom & Marti Macinski, Owners, Standing Stone Vineyards

Tom and Marti Macinski, owners of Standing Stone Vineyards will be providing commentary  on their outstanding wines.

We will sample five Standing Stone 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 per pperson.

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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.