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2009 Best Of Lake George - Hotels, Attractions, Restuarants & Events

BEST OF LAKE GEORGE 2009

The results are in for the 2009 Best-Of Lake George Survey! Every year, Lake George locals and tourists give their inside advice on the best restaurants, hotels, attractions and more in the Lake George region. The venues that receive the most votes are declared the "BEST OF LAKE GEORGE" for the year.

See The 2009 BEST OF LAKE GEORGE Winners!

Browse the categories below to see which Lake George area venues and attractions won for 2009!

The BEST OF LAKE GEORGE Survey is sponsored by LakeGeorge.com.

Best Dining 2009

Best Breakfast

1st place
Lone Bull Pancake & Steak House

2nd place
Sutton's Marketplace

Best American Restaurant

1st place
The Log Jam

2nd place

  • Montcalm Restaurant
  • George's Steakhouse

Best Italian Restaurant

1st place
Mario's

2nd place
Mama Riso

Best Pizza

1st place
Capri Pizzeria

2nd place
Pizza Jerks


Best Ice Cream

1st place
Martha's Dandee Creme

2nd place
Ben & Jerry's

Best Fine Dining

1st place
The Log Jam

2nd place
The Inn at Erlowest

Best Steakhouse

1st place
George's Steakhouse

2nd place
The Log Jam

Best Mexican Food

1st place
SJ Garcia's Restaurant

2nd place
El Mexicano


Best Asian Food

1st place
Sushi Yoshi

2nd place
Chinatown

Best Vegetarian Food

1st place

  • Pizza Jerks
  • Farmhouse Restaurant at Top of the World
  • Ali Baba

Best Bar Food

1st place
Adirondack Pub & Brewery

2nd place
Duffy's Tavern

Best Pub/Hangout

1st place
Duffy's Tavern

2nd place
Judd's Tavern


Best Ethnic Food

1st place
Ali Baba

2nd place

Best Margarita

1st place
SJ Garcia's Restaurant

2nd place

  • Adirondack Pub & Brewery
  • Judd's Tavern

Best Beer

1st place
Adirondack Pub & Brewery

2nd place
Duffy's Tavern

Best Wine

1st place
Adirondack Winery

2nd place
The Inn at Erlowest


Best Lodging 2009

Best Overall Lodging Venue

1st place
Holiday Inn Turf Resort

2nd place
The Sagamore

Best Lodging on the Lake

1st place
The Sagamore

2nd place
The Inn at Erlowest

Best Lodging in the Village

1st place
Marine Village Resort

2nd place
Fort William Henry Resort

Best Romantic Hotel

1st place

2nd place
Fort William Henry Resort

Best Camping Spot

1st place
Lake George RV Park

2nd place
Roger's Rock Campground

Best Island Campsite

1st place
Long Island

2nd place
The Narrows


Best Things To Do 2009

Best Attraction

1st place
The Great Escape

2nd place
Lake George

Best Beach

1st place
Million Dollar Beach

2nd place
Shepard Park

Best Bay for Swimming

1st place
Sandy Bay

2nd place
Log Bay

Best Fishing Spot

1st place
Lake George

2nd place

  • Bolton Pier
  • Dunham's Bay
  • Paradise Bay

Best Hiking Trail

1st place
Prospect Mountain

2nd place
Buck Mountain

Best View of Lake George

1st place
Prospect Mountain

2nd place
Buck Mountain Summit

Best Place to Picnic

1st place
Shepard Park

2nd place
Battlefield Park


Best Museum

1st place
Fort William Henry

2nd place

  • Adirondack Museum
  • The Hyde Collection

Best Mini-Golf

1st place
Pirate's Cove

2nd place
Around The World

Best Golf Course

1st place

  • Sagamore
  • Top of the World

2nd place
Hiland Park Country Club

Best Snow Tubing

1st place
West Mountain

2nd place
Lake George Rec Park


Best Place for Kids

1st place
The Great Escape

2nd place

  • Magic Forest
  • Arcade
  • Explore!

Best Annual Event

1st place
Americade

2nd place
Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival

Best Whitewater Rafting

1st place
Sacandaga Outdoor Center

2nd place
Hudson River

Best Marina

1st place
Chic's

2nd place
Boats by George


Best Dancing Club/Bar

1st place
DJ's Nite Club

2nd place
King Neptune's Pub & Night Club

Best Live Music

1st place
Duffy's Tavern

2nd place
King Neptune's Pub & Night Club

Best Horseback Riding

1st place
Bennett's Stables

2nd place
Saddle Up Stables

Best Shopping Overall

1st place
Factory Outlets of Lake George

2nd place
Adirondack Winery


Best Shopping for Clothing

1st place
Factory Outlets of Lake George

2nd place
Sutton's Marketplace

Best Shopping for Gifts

1st place
Adirondack Winery

2nd place
Sutton's Marketplace