Enjoy a Drink at Lake Placid’s Local Hot Spot

The Cottage Restaurant and Cafe is situated directly on the shore of Mirror Lake, and offers spectacular views of the Great Range of the Adirondack High Peaks. The Cottage is a fun place to hang out, both summer and winter, and features food and drink options sourced from across the Lake Placid region.

While the Cottage Café does not take reservations, we have enabled a text notification waitlist in the event we have reached our capacity.  To enquire about availability or to be added to the waitlist; simply stop by the host stand, provide them with your phone number, and we will send you a message when a table opens up.

To ensure the safest possible dining experience for our patrons, UV-C filters have been added to HVAC systems, cleansing all recirculated air of bacteria and viral particles.

See a complete list of our Health & Safety protocols**

Restaurant Details


Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not taken.

Sunday, Tuesday-Thursday:
Serving Lunch & Dinner – 11:00am – 9:00pm

Monday: CLOSED

Friday & Saturday: 
Serving Lunch & Dinner – 11:00am – 9:30pm

Restaurant Information

Dress Code

The Cottage is very casual and does not have a dress code.

Food Allergies

If you have a food allergy, please notify us! We cannot guarantee that food allergens will not be transferred through accidental cross-contact and are unable to safely accommodate those with severe and life-threatening allergies.

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