Twice a week, I’ll ask questions about your favorite things locally. When I asked for your favorite restaurants “north of the twins” (meaning the Twin Bridges/Exit 9 on the Northway, if you’re not originally from here), you came up with some great ones. If there’s one you think NEEDS to be on this list, let me know!
The Garrison – 220 Beach Rd, Lake George
Cozy, cabinlike American restaurant & bar featuring live music, craft beer & patio seating.
Lake Ridge Restaurant – 35 Burlington Ave, Round Lake
A high-end mainstay with a mahogany bar presenting New American entrees in a warm, homey atmosphere.
The Log Jam Restaurant – 1484 U.S. 9, Lake George
Log cabin with stone fireplaces turning out American fare from a large salad bar to steaks.
Bentley’s Tavern – 4 Hemphill Pl, Ballston Spa
Beer & hearty American fare served in a simple sports pub with a 2-sided fireplace & free Wi-Fi.
Boca Bistro – 384 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
Spanish cuisine, tapas & wine are offered in an elegant 1864 space with brick walls.
Osteria Danny – 26 Henry St, Saratoga Springs
Trattoria featuring modern & classic Italian fare, including pastas & mains, in a convivial space.
Taqueria Guadalajara – 2007 Doubleday Ave, Ballston Spa
Family-owned restaurant originating from the heart of Guadalajara Mexico. They aspire to bring authentic Mexican cuisine to the Ballston Spa area.
Ripe Tomato – 2721 U.S. 9, Ballston Spa
Italian standards & American comfort food in a cozy, wood-paneled space full of old-fashioned charm.