7 Restaurants With A View That's Worth The Drive From Lake George

From Glens Falls to the Adirondacks, the Lake George region is filled with stunning views of lakes, mountains, and more. One of our favorite ways to take in these views? Dining at a restaurant surrounded by beauty. No matter if you're in the mood for a burger or looking for fine dining, you're sure to find a meal as good as the view. Hop in the car and take a road trip, the views at these seven restaurants are well worth it:

1. The Boathouse Restaurant – Lake George, NY

View of sunset and the Adirondack mountains from The Boathouse Restaurant on Lake George

Enjoy a casual, fine dining experience at The Boathouse Restaurant, beautifully located on Lake George’s waterfront. Private docking is available for those who wish to arrive by boat, and the seasonal menu offers a new twist on comfort food.

2. The Aviator Restaurant – Queensbury, NY

View of planes on runway from The Aviator Restaurant in Queensbury

The Aviator offers unique scenery, thanks to its location alongside the runway of Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport. Diners can enjoy exciting views of planes taking off and landing, and the menu has something for everyone.

3. The Docksider Restaurant – Lake George, NY

View of Glen Lake from The Docksider Restaurant

Located on the shores of Glen Lake is The Docksider, a restaurant that offers brilliant views all year long. The casual dining menu features burgers, sandwiches, pizzas, and entrees, and children are always welcome.

4. The Grist Mill Restaurant – Warrensburg, NY

View of the Schroon River and the old mill at The Grist Mill restaurant in Warrensburg

The Grist Mill is a rustic restaurant on the Schroon River in Warrensburg. The fine dining establishment features classic American cuisine, like steak and seafood, with rich European influences.

5. The Algonquin Restaurant – Bolton Landing, NY

View of Lake George from the docks at Algonquin Restaurant

Lake George’s picturesque Huddle Bay is home to The Algonquin Restaurant. The American menu includes salads, burgers, pasta, seafood, and steak, and the beautiful views are hard to beat.

6. The Moose Lodge Boathouse Restaurant – Lake Placid, NY

View of Mirrow Lake from the dining patio of the Moose Lodge in Lake Placid

Located at The Whiteface Club & Resort overlooking Mirror Lake, The Moose Lodge Boathouse Restaurant offers panoramic views of Whiteface Mountain and the surrounding scenery. The menu includes a wide array of grilled items and salads, and docks are available for those arriving by boat.

7. The View Restaurant – Lake Placid, NY

Picturesque view of the Adirondacks from a table in front of a window at The View at Mirror LakePhoto Credit: Jim Westphalen

The View at Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa is highly regarded as the only AAA Four-Diamond “Exceptional” rated restaurant in Lake Placid, and is the perfect spot for a memorable evening out. The fine dining menu features seafood, chicken, and pasta, among other specialties.

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