Lake Clear Lodge Adirondack Alps Restaurant
Escape to an Adirondack Culinary Alternative
Shh… we may be raided! Have fun as we celebrate when the 1886 main Lodge operated during the 1920’s with a History of Adirondack Food Tasting Dinner with a Speakeasy flair! Or you can savor our regular winter menu of Adirondack Alps Great Camp farm-to-fork dinners. Fun for the romantic to families. Savor a vanishing, original Great Camp dining experience where your table is our 25 acres of lake and history, a tasting journey of Adirondack culinary history. Create your own experience:
- Begin your journey in one of the last of its kind: an original Adirondack lodge.
- Become inspired with an optional 30 minute Old World cooking demo
- Explore a USA TODAY featured beer cellar or sample a History of Beer Workshop.
- Warm in the fireside Rathskeller and, with glass in hand, meander to our 1886 hand-hewn dining room where a Farm-to-fork inspired Great Camp dinner fused with Old World flair awaits
- Or, take-in a History of Adirondack Food Dinner Event!
- Special events before dinner on our lantern-lit trails from snowshoeing to sleigh rides!
Create Your own Adirondack Alps Great Camp Culinary Experience
Great Camp Dinner
A forgotten Adirondack experience comes back to life. This 3 course meal includes our nightly soup, salad and choice of main entrée. Sample entrée choices include: our famous Schnitzels, grass-fed Beef Stroganoff, Wild Caught Salmon, and Lodge Smoked Pork.
History of Adirondack Food: The Speakeasy days….
Shh…We may be raided! Journey through the eras from the Native Americans and Pioneers to the Cure Cottages and Grand Hotels. Finish off with today’s Farm-to-Fork and tomorrow’s Superfoods as we feature when the Lodge operated during the illustrious Adirondack Speakeasy era of the 1920’s! Our 5 eras of history come alive as your 5 course tasting is paired with demonstrations, displays, trivia and fun history. And oh yes, hidden beer cave, concealed tables and watch out for that 20’s Cop’er…
Special Adirondack Heritage Activities
Add on to your culinary experience! Each night we’re open, we offer two unique activities:
History of Beer Workshop & Tasting
Join Ernest Hohmeyer for a 30-minute experience about the history of beer, replete with a tasting of various beers through the centuries and around the world. The topic changes monthly, corresponding with seasonal beers and trends.
Traditional Foods Cooking Demo
Join Chef Cathy Hohmeyer for the evening’s specialized cooking demo. For 30 minutes, she will share one of the secrets of her Old World, Superfood philosophy and open the door to her many wellness cooking techniques. Did you know the color of food is important and means different things…?
*Reservations and sign up required for all experiences and activities. Please call or email ahead. Thank you!