Escape the Cold at These 11 Cozy Bars in the Lake George Area & Adirondacks
When winter arrives, sometimes all you want to do is relax by a warm fireplace. Here in the Lake George area and the Adirondacks, there are quite a few cozy bars where you can warm up and enjoy a drink. Here are 11 of the coziest bars you should check out this winter!
The Inn at Erlowest is a turn-of-the-century castle in Lake George that offers both luxurious rooms and fantastic dining options. In particular, the Library Bar & Fireplace Patio is the place to go to find a cozy bar. This small bar area features a signature cocktail list, lighter fare, and a beautiful fireplace.
Like its name suggests, the Log Jam Restaurant in Lake George looks similar to a large log cabin inside and outside. There are three massive stone fireplaces in the restaurant, so you'll definitely feel the warmth from the open bar area.
You may think of Fort William Henry as an amazing option for lodging accomadations, and a fun place to learn about local history at the museum, and you'd be right. But, they also have the Tankard Tavern, open year-round, and a roaring fireplace to sit and relax.
The Garrison offers traditional and delicious pub fare in their cozy restaurant and bar. Some of the meal choice names offer a fun local twist, such as the Adirondack Nachos topped with Black Mountain Chili or the Prospect Mountain Burger.
The Docksider is located on the beautiful Glen Lake and is a favorite summer spot for outdoor dining overlooking the water, but did you know they're open year-round and have a fireplace roaring in the winter? Come enjoy burgers, sandwiches, pizza, steaks, soups, or seafood.
The Long Horn Restaurant & Pub (Lake Luzerne, NY)
Just outside of Lake George in the Town of Lake Luzerne, the Long Horn Restaurant & Pub is the place to be if you want to warm up in a bar. In addition to the fireplace located right by the bar, there's another fireplace in the adjacent dining room.
Craving a hot pizza during a warm winter evening? This is the cozy restaurant for you! Mollie's Mason Jar in Hadley houses 9 North Wood Fired Pizza. Have a refreshing beer or glass of wine as enjoy the rustic ambiance.
Previously known as the McEchron House, the historic Glens Falls building has been transformed into the Morgan & Co. Restaurant. While the restaurant includes a fine dining menu, the cozy bar offers a large selection of wines, beers, cocktails, and more. Enjoy the warm lighting and heat from the restaurant's fireplace.
The Anvil Inn (Fort Edward, NY)
The historic Anvil Inn in Fort Edward has the look and feel of a rustic restaurant in the Adirondacks, although it's technically just outside the park. A blazing fireplace in the main dining room warms the building in winter, and the bar area is a cozy spot where you can relax with friends.
Located along the shores of Big Moose Lake in Eagle Bay, the Big Moose Inn & Restaurant is perfect for anyone looking to escape the cold inside a cozy Adirondack bar. The beautifully crafted wooden bar gives the space a rustic atmosphere, and a large fireplace keeps the building warm during winter.
Over at Garnet Hill Lodge's Loghouse Restaurant, there's a small and cozy bar area just steps away from one of the building's fireplaces. Once you've had a specialty cocktail at the bar, you can also check out the dining area and Lodge Room, which are just as cozy.