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Dancing Bears Restaurant

Monday through Friday | 8 AM to 10:30 AM · 12 PM to 2 PM · 4 PM to 8 PM
Saturday & Sunday | 8 AM to 1 PM · 4 PM to 8 PM

One of Lake Placid's best Main Street restaurants offering safe indoor dining, weekend brunch, and seasonal cocktails & drinks!

Couple being served a Bloody Mary and a mimosa
downtown Lake Placid restaurant on Main Street Dancing Bears
Lake Placid bar Dancing Bears on Main Street
Family dining at Dancing Bear Restaurant

High Peaks Resort has always emphasized a quality experience at our three hotel properties. Our new standard of hotel cleanliness and care ensures that your room and hotel common areas meet strict new guidelines. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Response page to learn how we're making your stay as comfortable as possible.

Step into the rich history of Dancing Bears Restaurant in Lake Placid – affectionately known by the locals as DBL – and enjoy a modern atmosphere that has been charming visitors to upstate New York since opening over 40 years ago just before Lake Placid hosted its second Winter Olympic Games in 1980.

Dancing Bears is one of the best restaurants in Lake Placid, NY for a great time. Mixed-to-perfection drinks and delicious craft beers? Check. Tasty food? Check. A warm, welcoming Adirondack atmosphere? Check!

We offer classic American pub food with a unique, modern twist. Perch at our high top tables, hang out at the bar, or lounge by the fireplace as you watch the game, sip your drink, and enjoy great food and company. Enjoy our convenient Main Street Lake Placid location with great views of Mirror Lake. We're confident that our family-friendly dining experience will keep you coming back again and again. 

Remember, we don't take reservations, so be sure to get here early for an unforgettable Lake Placid restaurant experience.

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Mother's Day Specials

Mother's Day Mimosa
Two daughters hugging their mom

The Dancing Bears are toasting mom with a free mimosa.

Florentine Omelet

omelet filled with spinach, mushroom & feta cheese
served with home fries and bacon or sausage

Biscuit Sliders

2 fried eggs with cheddar cheese and canadian bacon on toasted biscuits served with home fries

Stuffed French Toast Style Crêpe

crepe filled with mixed berries, cream cheese, and vanilla, dipped in french toast batter and seared golden brown
served with whipped cinnamon butter and maple syrup

The Dancing Bears Dining Experience