Dining tables set up in the restaurant at The Dancing Bears
Dine With a View

Enjoy a Meal at One of the Best Restaurants in Lake Placid

The Perfect Place to Dine at Lake Placid

Since opening during the 1980 Olympics, Dancing Bears Restaurant has become of the best and most beloved restaurants in Lake Placid, NY.

Start your day at “the DBL,” as it’s affectionately known by Lake Placid locals with our American Brunch (served daily from 7 AM to 2 PM) featuring thick omelets, buttermilk pancakes with fresh berries or a cup of fresh-brewed coffee and fresh baked muffin. For lunch and dinner, our convenient Main Street location and pub-style comfort food make us the perfect gathering place. Savor signature pizzas, great salads, hand-crafted gourmet burgers and a wide variety of appetizers. Delicious entrées include mussels frites, Angus strip steak with garlic mashed potatoes and seared salmon.

So grab a table, perch at our high top tables, hang out at the bar, or lounge by the fireplace as you watch a game, sip a drink, and enjoy great views of Mirror Lake in downtown Lake Placid, NY. At Dancing Bear, we're confident that our family-friendly dining experience will keep you coming back again and again.

Dancing Bears Restaurant has been “Lake Placid’s Celebration Destination” for 40 years and we look forward to being your go-to spot for the next 40 years.

Please note that we don't take reservations, seating is first come-first served. So be sure to get here early for an unforgettable dining experience.

Dancing Bears Restaurant Menu

People dining on the deck at The Dancing Bears

The Deck

When the warm weather arrives, The Deck is a Lake Placid hotspot for enjoying a cool summer cocktail and one of the best views in upstate New York. Join us May through October and discover your new favorite restaurant in Lake Placid.

 

The Bar at Lake House

Drop by for a pint at The Bar at Lake House. Enjoy a local craft brew, your favorite aperitif or a glass of wine while getting the inside scoop from one of our friendly hosts, who can tell you what to do, where to go, and how to travel like a local during a vacation to Lake Placid.

 

A Couple in the Lake House bar near The Dancing Bears
A waiter serving beverages at The Dancing Bears
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Experience High Peaks Resort

 

Group of friends drinking wine at The Dancing Bears