Best Restaurants in Lake Placid | Dancing Bears

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, and buttermilk pancakes with fresh berries or a cup of fresh-brewed coffee and freshly baked muffin. For lunch and dinner (served daily from 3 PM to 9 PM), 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.