For many, one of the highlights of any vacation is sampling the local cuisine. While trying local food is fun, it can reveal a lot about a culture. When you’re in the Adirondacks, the best place to sample authentic Adirondack cuisine is at KANU Dining Room at Whiteface Lodge. KANU Dining Room offers an Adirondack-inspired menu but with an upscale twist. Continue reading to learn more about what you can expect at KANU Dining Room.

KANU Dining Room: Authentic Adirondack Cuisine 

Located at the prestigious Whiteface Lodge, KANU Dining Room is a favorite for locals and visitors alike. Like everything at Whiteface Lodge, KANU Dining Room is sophisticated, warm, and openly embraces Adirondack culture. At KANU Dining Room, in addition to the delicious Adirondack cuisine, guests are treated to magnificent mountain views and rustic decor, including a welcoming fireplace, which adds to the overall dining experience.

KANU Dining Room is open daily for breakfast and dinner. Breakfast offerings include staples like pancakes and egg dishes, and it is a great way to jumpstart your morning in Lake Placid. However, dinner is the best time to visit to enjoy Adirondack cuisine. The dinner menu is seasonal to offer the freshest and most delicious dishes possible. Some examples of entrees on the dinner menu include milkfed veal chop, filet mignon bordelaise, and braised short rib. There is also a wide selection of appetizers available, each with a distinctly Adirondack flair.

You can take your dining experience at this Adirondack restaurant up a notch with a multi-course wine pairing menu. KANU Dining Room has an extensive wine list, and seasoned restaurant professionals will help you pair your favorites with fabulous Adirondack cuisine. 

KANU Dining Room offers delicious food and drink for the whole family. There is a children’s menu available for children under 13, which is complete with mocktails and kid-favorite meals like chicken tenders, pasta, sandwiches, and more. All in all, this is the perfect place for family and friends to gather for an unforgettable meal.

Upscale Lodging in Lake Placid

The Adirondack themed lodging at Whiteface Lodge

If you need a place to stay in Lake Placid, consider Whiteface Lodge. Not only does Whiteface Lodge offer elevated Adirondack cuisine at KANU Dining Room, but we also provide several other dining options, as well as a wide range of on-site activities. To stay at our resort in the Adirondacks, please book your accommodations online or call 518-523-0505 for more information.