Enjoy Fireside Dining at These Lake George Area Restaurants
When you're looking to warm up this winter or have a romantic fireside meal with your significant other, there is a restaurant for you in the Lake George region. Here are nine local restaurants that feature fireplaces in the dining area and are open year-round.
Experience a comfortable evening by the fireplace at this rustic restaurant near the Lake George Outlets. A favorite among tourists and locals, you can't go wrong with dinner at the The Log Jam, where they offer an extensive menu of American fare from salads to steaks to seafood. Dinner entrees include options like Crispy Walleye, Three Mushroom Sirloin, and Chicken Melba.
Dunham's Bay Resort's restaurant is named The View because it provides expansive views of the nearby bay. While patrons love to eat on the patio at this Lake George restaurant, you can enjoy the same great sights from the comfort of their elegant dining room during the winter. Sit by the window or by the fire! From January through March The View is open for dinner Thursday through Sunday, with brunch available on Sunday as well.
Enjoy a cocktail by the fireplace in the Library Bar at The Inn at Erlowest in Lake George, and then have a sit-down meal near the warm fireplace in the Green Dining Room. They're offering a special menu for Valentine's Day 2020, with reservations available on Friday the 14th, Saturday the 15th, and Sunday the 16th.
Bistro LeRoux specializes in Adirondack cuisine made with fresh ingredients, and it's known by locals as one of the best fine dining establishments in the area. Try a seafood dish like Rainbow Trout pictured above, with short rib and caramelized onion hash, arugula, crispy proscuitto, and a roasted garlic and blackened lemon aioli. And, the main dining area features a large fireplace, so you can enjoy your superb meal in style.
Head to Frederick's Restaurant and Lounge in Bolton Landing for complimentary soup by the fire as a delicious warm up to a special dinner. If you come on a Friday (and Valentine's Day is on a Friday in 2020!) you can stick around to do a duet together during karaoke, which is every Friday evening, year-round, starting at 10pm.
Caldwell House Restaurant & Martini Bar (Lake George)
Soup is made fresh daily and specials change by the week. Photo provided.
Situated in a log cabin, the Caldwell House Restaurant & Martini Bar is the ideal place for a rustic and cozy night out. They specialize in hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, and fabulous martinis. Choose from tempting entree options like Filet Mignon, Surf & Turf, Osso Bucco, Stuffed Scallops, Alaskan King Crab Legs, Blackened Tuna Steak, and more.
The Long Horn Restaurant & Pub (Lake Luzerne)
Delicious food, a rustic environment, and a roaring fire - what could be better?
Located in the nearby Town of Lake Luzerne, the Long Horn Restaurant & Pub has a cozy bar with a fireplace in one room, plus a more romantic dining area that has an even larger fireplace. Opt for a hearty dinner like Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast, Grilled Salmon, or Shrimp Scampi, or keep it more casual with one of their incredible burgers.
The Anvil Inn (Fort Edward)
It's fresh seafood with Adirondack ambiance at the Anvil Inn.
Enjoy an evening to remember in this historic inn with a fabulous dinner by the fire. The impressive menu offers choices like Stuffed Salmon, pictured above, which is a fresh Atlantic salmon stuffed with their seasoned seafood stuffing and topped with a creamy cheddar sauce. They also have fabulous steak entrees, veal, and shrimp. And do not leave without trying the Cranberry Bread Pudding!
Cate's Italian Garden (Bolton Landing)
Grab a drink with your Valentine at their cozy bar before dinner. Photo provided.
Steak, seafood, pizza, and classic Italian dishes can be found at Cate's Italian Garden in Bolton Landing. Choose one of their small plates to share with your favorite person as an appetizer, and then either split one of their famous pizzas or opt for a classic Italian dish like Pork Osso Bucco or Fresh Basil Pesto Gnocchi. Many menu options are vegetarian or gluten free, and of course they have a fireplace!