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Dine in our Adirondack Restaurant

Main Dining Room

Monday – Thursday 5:30-8:30
Friday & Saturday 5:30-9:00
Sunday 5:00-8:00

Reservations recommended


Wine Bar Dining

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



Our regionally acclaimed Adirondack Inn captures the ambiance of the 19th century while specializing in sophisticated 21st century cuisine and service. Our Chef’s imaginative New-American cuisine is exquisitely prepared and includes entree specials created daily and irresistible international desserts. Complement your selections with wine from our Grand Spectator award-winning collection.

Your stay with us would not be complete without a romantic meal in the simple yet elegant setting of our dining room at the Inn. Country ambiance in an Adirondack setting sets the mood as the sun dips low outside. The dining room’s original tin ceiling and burnished woodwork is set aglow by our wood burning fireplace. The meal, always of the freshest ingredients, is creatively composed and professionally served. The sommelier is available for advice on a wine selection, and the unhurried pace will allow you to relax and truly enjoy this fine Adirondack dining experience that is the restaurant at Friends Lake Inn.

After a good night’s sleep at the Inn, visitors enjoy a hearty breakfast featuring everything from locally smoked Oscar’s bacon and Strawberry Crepes Fitzgerald to Sweet Potato French Toast.

We have several dining rooms:

  • Our Lakeview Dining Room is a sunny room with a beautiful view of the lake.
  • The Main Dining Room is the Inn’s original dining room, complete with burnished woodwork, a brick fireplace, and painted tin ceiling.
  • Adjacent to our lounge, the Parlor has a lovely brick fireplace and a cozy ambiance. The glow of candlelight enhances its intimate atmosphere.
  • Finally, our 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 portion of the cellar, housing a portion of the Inn’s extensive wine collection.


Wine Dinners

All of our wine events are sumptuously themed five course dinners created by our Chef Matthew Bolton , matched with wines under the direction of Innkeeper and Wine Director John Philips. All wine dinners start at 7:00 pm with a reception with light hors d’ oeuvres. Dinners are five courses matched with five wines. Casual commentary during the wine dinner. Menus for wine dinner will be available two weeks before the event.

 Upcoming Wine Dinners

Wine Dinners are held once a month September thru June.

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