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Enjoy Fireside Dining at These Romantic Lake George Area Restaurants

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When you're looking to warm up this winter with a romantic fireside meal, there is a restaurant for you in the Lake George region. Here are eight local restaurants that feature fireplaces in their dining areas and are open year-round.

The Log Jam Restaurant (Lake George)

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It's a romantic dinner with an Adirondack ambience.

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 Maple Dijon Salmon, New York Oscar, and Chicken Boursin.

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The Docksider (Lake George)

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Did you know the Docksider is open year round?

Don't discount The Docksider on Glen Lake, which offers lakeside patio dining in the summer and cozy, romantic vibes inside come winter. This year-round restaurant has it all: steak, fish, pasta, pizza, and of course, the fireplace! Plus, you can still enjoy the lake views in the winter.

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The Inn at Erlowest (Lake George)

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The Inn at Erlowest knows how to prepare a romantic setting!

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. The upscale menu features the chef's select entrees, including pork, chicken, beef, and seafood options.

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Bistro LeRoux (Lake George)

plated trout
Try a decadent dinner option like Rainbow Trout in Bistro LeRoux's cozy dining room.

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 prosciutto, 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.

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Frederick's Restaurant & Lounge (Bolton Landing)

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Frederick's Restaurant has roaring fireplaces in the winter and live music on their deck in the summer.

Head to Frederick's Restaurant and Lounge in Bolton Landing for a delicious meal near one of the fireplaces in their dining room. The menu features something for everyone, from soups and salads to entrees and lighter fare.

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Caldwell House Restaurant & Martini Bar (Lake George)

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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)

dining room with a fireplace in the back
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)

stuffed salmon

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!

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