1844 HOUSE, 6885 U.S. Hwy. 11, Canton-Potsdam Road, Potsdam, 268-1844, www.1844house.com. AAA Travel Club,” 3 Diamond rated”; Watertown Daily Times, “5 Fork Rated”, “Wine Spectator Award for Excellence”. Their hours are Tuesday through Saturday 4:30 to 9 p.m. Reservations suggested. 1844 House is an upscale dining restaurant that features fresh local ingredients prepared by professional chefs with an emphasis on “simple elegance”. Our seasonal menu proudly showcases local meat, eggs, cheese, bread, fruits and vegetables. The current menu includes appetizers such as the Truffled Pommes Frites, Pumpkin Gnocchi, Shaker style smoked chicken chowder and the signature 1844 salad. Entrees include Bison meat loaf, Lobster fettuccini, Dijon herb-crusted salmon in a pool of chardonnay beurre blanc & Filet of beef with caramelized shallot and blue cheese butter and Cabernet demi glace. The menu changes seasonally to allow a showcase the freshest current crops. 1844 House offers an award winning wine list and a fully stocked bar. We also offer an “early dining” menu from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. daily featuring a four-course meal with light portions for $20 plus tax and gratuity. Our three dining rooms provide the unique ambiance of dining in a 160-year-old farmhouse that has been furnished with antiques and period wall coverings that showcase the house and community during the past century and a half. We have a private dining room that is available for business meetings and luncheons as well as large groups for dinner. We also feature a new solarium for season dining. Full on-site catering services are available for weddings and special events. Closed Sunday and Monday.
A-1 ORIENTAL KITCHEN, Big Lots Plaza, May Rd., Potsdam, 265-3333 and 265-6666, www.themenuz.com/ny/potsdam/A1OrientalKitchen.html
AL SMITH'S PIZZERIA, NYS Hwy 56, Norfolk, 384-4499; www.themenuz.com/ny/norfolk/AlSmiths.html
ARBY'S RESTAURANT, 172 Market St., Potsdam, www.arbys.com, 265-1240. Open Monday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
ASIAN BUFFET & MONGOLIAN GRILL, 175 Market St., Potsdam, 268-1688, and University Plaza, Intersection Rt. 11 & 310, Canton, 379-1688.
THE BAGELRY, 9 Market St., Potsdam, 265-9378, www.facebook.com/potsdambagelry. Open Monday-Thursday, 6:30 am to 9 pm; Friday, 6:30 am to 2:30 am; Saturday, 8 am-2:30 am; Sunday, 8am-7pm. Please call ahead for holiday and summer hours, 265-9378. Lunchtime delivery is available, within the village, from 11 am to 2 pm. Join them in their cozy eatery next to Maxfields for a huge selection of mouthwatering sandwiches made on a true New York Water Bagel, baked fresh daily. They prepare all of your favorite sandwiches including the Gobble, Reuben, Pesto, Pizza, Tuna Melt, Garden, Hummus, Breakfast Bagel, BLT, Bacon Cheeseburger, Turkey Club, Nova Lox, Fiesta, Santa Fe, plus much more. Try their fresh apple tarts, cookies, brownies, and fresh baked desserts. If you are looking for a snack, try a bagel with one of their fresh spreads, such as Veggie, Lox, Jalapeno, “Northern Delight,” Olive and more. They are open for breakfast, lunch, supper and late-night snack, or take some bagels and spreads to go. You’ll also find fresh ground Paul deLima Coffee, hot tea and chocolate, soft drinks and more. Planning an event? Give them a call! The Bagelry offers spread, bagel, sandwich and dessert platters! The Bagelry accepts SUNY Potsdam Bear Card, the Clarkson Knight Card, SUNY Roo Card, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. The Bagelry wishes to thank all of their customers for their continued support. Stop by or call them today for your next order! Check them out on Facebook.
BETWEEN THE BUNS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam, 265-8888. Between the Buns is open 7 days a week, 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., bar 11:30 a.m. to close. When you’re here, you’re among friends! Between the Buns uses only the best and freshest products available. Their signature burgers are a custom beef blend, made especially for BTB in Philadelphia. Try their Southwest Burger or their Black and Bleu! They also offer Reuben hot dogs, Michigan dogs and more. Delicious appetizers include Haystack Onions and Macaroni & Cheese. They also feature other sandwich options including Portabella Mushroom and the B.E.L.T.! Bring the family or watch the game on one of their big screen TVs! Ask them about catering your next party, call 265-8888. We accept all college student cards in the Canton-Potsdam area.
THE BIRCHES, Birch St., off Route 56 Hannawa Falls, www.themenuz.com/ny/hannawafalls/TheBirches.html.com, 265-9088.
BURGER KING, 178 Market St., Potsdam, www.burgerking.com, 265-8863.
CACTUS GRILL & CANTINA, 11 Raymond St., Potsdam, 265-0240.
CEDAR LODGE BAR & GRILL, 2145 Whitehill Rd., Parishville, 268-0934; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cedar-Lodge/193596387336142; cedarlodgebar.com.
CHERYL'S DINER, Route 11B, Potsdam, 265-0375, (next to the airport). Cheryl’s Diner features three $4.25 early bird breakfast specials 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. daily. If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast, great omelets, and lotsa’ laughter, then Cheryl’s Diner makes the grade. Large, fresh, warm delicious cinnamon buns made every Wednesday morning. Daily specials change weekly to keep your interest and curiosity like lasagna, chicken ‘n biscuits, hot roast turkey, chili, shepherd’s pie, and more. Daily specials also listed on Cheryl’s Diner Facebook page. Come join us! Cheryl’s Diner offers your menu favorites accompanied by fresh-cut homemade French fries. You have to try the famous Friday enormous beer battered fresh haddock dinner special served with macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, and homemade roll for only $11.95. If you miss mom’s homemade cookin’, then Cheryl’s Diner is the place to go. Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday and Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m..
CHILLY DELIGHT, 57 Market St., Potsdam, 265-3713, www.facebook.com/chillydelight?ref=stream
DOMINO'S PIZZA, 185 Market St., Potsdam, 265-7500, dominos.com.
DUNKIN' DONUTS, Market Street, Potsdam, 265-5104, dunkindonuts.com.
EBEN'S HEARTH, 115 Maple St., Potsdam, ebenshearth.com, across from Clarkson University's Cheel Arena, 265-9065.
THE FINISH LINE, 102 Main St., Colton, 274-1079.
FIRST CRUSH, 32 Market St., Potsdam,265-WINE or 265-JAVA., firstcrushwinebar.com
FOXY ROXY'S, 124 Market St., Potsdam, 268-0109. www.foxyroxyspotsdam.com. Foxy Roxy will be celebrating their 5th anniversary on May 1, 2013! Home cooking and friendly service are their hallmark. They were voted ‘Potsdam’s 2011 Business of the Year.” Foxy Roxy is the local ‘in’ place because of their great prices, good-size portions, and home-cooked menu items. They offer daily breakfast and lunch specials. All of their pies, cakes, cheesecakes, muffins, donuts, etc. are homemade by owner and head cook Roxanne Smith. They invite you to come in and enjoy the friendly atmosphere, the crazy employees’ ‘floor show,’ and the great food. They are open Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
HALF TON'S SPORTS BAR, 141 Market St., Potsdam, 268-0813.
THE HIDE-A-WAY CAFE, Gulf Rd., Colton, 262-2750.
THE HOMETOWN CAFE,3 North Main St., Norwood, 353-2852. Hometown Cafe is a family owned and operated diner since 1993, located in downtown Norwood. It has a relaxed atmosphere with affordable family dining. Open 7 days a week. Serving breakfast lunch and dinner. They feature homemade breads, soups, pies and homemade donuts.
THE HOP, 3 Market St., Potsdam, 265-489, https://www.facebook.com/TheHopPotsdam
HOT TAMALE, 34 Market St., Potsdam 265-5555, www.yourhottamale.com. Open 7 days a week, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Homemade, healthy and in a hurry! Hot Tamale offers burritos, tacos, quesadillas, nachos and more. They feature fresh meats and produce, with every meal made to order while you watch. Make it hot or not! Hot Tamale accepts all college student cards in the Canton-Potsdam area!
HOTEL GRANDE TEX-MEX BAR AND GRILL, Route 56 Norfolk, 384-8991, www.hotel-grande.com. We’re celebrating 22 years in 2013! Open Wed., Thurs., and Sunday 4:15 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri. and Saturday, 4:15 to 10 p.m. Hotel Grande is an eclectic and festive Tex-Mex style restaurant featuring many homemade Tex-Mex dishes as well as offering non-Mexican dinners. They feature Mexican beers and margaritas. Menu favorites include taco nachos, taco salads, Montezuma pie casserole, sizzling fajitas, chimichangas, quesadillas, enchiladas, and their own Hotel Grande Oreo cheesecake. They offer a “Cheese Burgers in Paradise” and choice of three steaks for the “gringos.” Bambinos menu also available. The dining room features a fireplace. Enjoy fun seating for parties of ten in their “Tijuana Jail.” They accept Visa and Mastercard.
JOSIE'S LITTLE PIZZERIA II, 13 Market St., Potsdam, 265-9484.
JRECK SUBS, Market St., Potsdam, 265-2222; .www.jrecksubs.com. For over 40 years, Jreck Subs has been your locally owned sandwich shop! They make fresh hot and cold submarine sandwiches with quality meats and 100 percent cheese products. Fresh rolls are delivered each morning. The meat and produce are sliced fresh daily. Cold subs include the Italian combo, seafood salad, vegetarian sub, the Regular, Cappicola, Roast Beef & more! Hot subs include Chicken stir-fry, BLT, meatball, our popular Buffalo chicken, Steak & Cheese, Pizza, Fried Clam, and popcorn chicken, to name a few! Try the sub of the day or one of their meal deals! Add one of their side orders of battered cauliflower or mushrooms, mozzarella sticks or popcorn chicken, deep fried pickles, curly fries, poutine, soup/chili, Brocolli cheese bites or onion rings. They also offer Taco Salad with choice of Chicken or Beef, Tossed & Julienne salads. Finish off your meal with a fresh baked cookie, brownie or apple pie bites. Call ahead for fast pick-up at any of their six locations! Or stop by their other 2 North Country locations: Main St., Gouverneur, 287-4448 and Main St., Malone, (518) 483-5602, Main St., Canton, 379-9221; E. Orvis St., Massena, 769-2210; Ogdensburg, 393-8443
LAKE CLEAR LODGE & RETREAT, On the Adirondack Trail, State Route 30, Lake Clear, (518) 891-1489. So much to see, do & experience at one of the last Adirondack Great Lodges open to the public! Meander with glass in hand to an incredible mountain lake sunset in NYS only wilderness canoe region….where Einstein relaxed. Four seasons of fun, romance and relaxation, they feature activities for all seasons including; Adirondack Oktoberfest in the Fall, Sleigh rides in the Winter and Scuba diving in the summer! It’s a culinary retreat offering Adirondack Great Camp dinners based on local “100 Mile” farms with an Old World twist; Lodge Garden Vegetable Strudels, Wild Caught fish, local farm grass-fed meats and Old World schnitzels, They also offer the Adirondacks only handcrafted Wine & Beer Cellar with over 100 specialty beers & over 250 boutique wines, cooking classes, beer workshops and tastings & more! Join us during Oktoberfest weekend or evenings, upon request for, 5pm Adiriondack Harvest Oktoberfest Cooking demo, and at 5:30pm a history of Oktoberfest beer & wines!! Stay for the weekend at their 19th Century Adirondack lodge, offering handcrafted lodgings with secluded chalets with fireplaces and jacuzzi! Ask about their ‘Supp & Snooze’ packages and special mid-week accommodation rates. Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat have received various awards for their lodging & dining experiences including; 5 forks from Watertown Times, Top 10 NY Romantic Inns & 2011 inclusion in Adirondack Great Camps and Lodges and now, 5 Green Leaf from Audubon!! Check out their new Lake-View Retreat Center and plan your stay today! For more information visit: www.AdirondackAlps.com.
LITTLE ITALY, 30 Market St., Potsdam, 265-5500, www.PotsdamLittleItaly.com.
LOBSTER HOUSE, Route 56, Norwood, three miles north of Potsdam, 353-2366, www.lobsterhousenorwood.com
LUCY'S LUNCH BOX, at Collins Country Market, corner of Rt. 11B and Elliott Road, Hopkinton 328-4222.
MADRID HOTEL PIZZA, 21 Main St., Madrid, 322-5828.
MAMA LUCIA, 1 Constitution St., former Potsdam Depot, 265-0475, www.mamaluciaspotsdam.com.
MAXFIELD'S, 5 Market St., Potsdam, 265-3796.
McDUFF'S TAVERN, 59 Market St., Potsdam, 261-4089, www.mcduffstavern.com
MCDONALD'S, 171 Market St., Potsdam, 265-6890, www.mcdonalds.com.
MIKE'S SOUTH OF THE ROCK INN, 3927 Route 56, South Colton, 315-262-2178. . A short drive from Potsdam and Canton, in the heart of South Colton (next to the Post Office), casual fine dining and good times are here! Open for dinner Wednesday through Monday 4 to 9 p.m.; Full bar open 2 p.m., (1 p.m. on Sundays for sports enthusiasts); closed Tuesdays. They have a menu to please everyone in your party, including fabulous starters such as: Colossal Shrimp Cocktail; Calamari, lightly breaded, served with marinara sauce; Potato Skins; Bacon Wrapped Scallops; dozen Chicken Wings with mild, honey-BBQ, garlic parmesan, maple chipotle or hot sauce. All salads are accompanied by house made dressings. Try the famous “Sunday Rock” salad. Entrée selections include: Classic Chicken Parmesan, Scallops, Steak, Linguini and Meatballs, Chicken or Seafood Alfredo, and broiled or beer-battered fried Haddock Fridays and Surf & Turf Saturdays or their delicious sandwich options like grilled or blackened chicken. If you are looking for a great burger, try their house-made half-pounder, cooked to your liking as well as homemade fries and various desserts. They also offer a children’s menu! Weekend reservations are suggested. Gift certificates are available. Stop in today to check out the Chef’s daily feature!
THE PINECONE, 68B Ranger School Rd., Wanakena, 848-2121, www.pinecone-wanakena.com
PIZZA HUT, 60 Market St., Potsdam, www.pizzahut.com, 265-2016.
PONDEROSA, 185 Market St., Potsdam, 265-8080, www.potsdamponderosa.com.
POTSDAM TOWN & COUNTRY CLUB, NYS Hwy 56, south of Village of Potsdam, 265-1234 or 265-2141.
PRIMABELLA'S PIZZERIA, 766 SH 11C, Brasher Falls, 389-4222.
RICO'S, 13 Mechanic St., Norwood, 353-2000, www.themenuz.com/ny/norwood/Ricos
RIVERVIEW BAR & RESTAURANT, 928 NYS Hwy 11C, Brasher Falls, 389-4100.
SABAD'S, 81 W. Main St., downtown Norfolk, 384-8995.
SERGI'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT, PIZZERIA AND BANQUET HALL, 38 Market St., Potsdam, 265-3420.
SILVER CAFE, 15 Mill St., Parishville, 265-8702.
ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY ROASTER JERNABI COFFEE HOUSE, 11 Maple St., Potsdam, 274-9400, www.facebook.com/pages/The-New-Jernabi-Coffeehouse/492489230766056
SUBWAY, 180 Market St., Potsdam, 265-SUBS (7827), subway.com
THAI CUISINE RESTAURANT, 29 Maple St., Potsdam, 274-9088. Thai Cuisine Restaurant is serving Authentic Thai Cuisine for dining in, take-out, or catering. Menu items include variations of Thai Appetizers, Fried Rice, Salads, Curry Dishes, Soups, Noodle Dishes, Duck, Crispy Fish Fillets, Seafood and Desserts with choice of your favorite meat and your level of spiciness. Most dishes can also be prepared as vegetarian. Stop in to try our meals and be sure to bring home a menu for next time! Gift certificates available and we are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Lunch specials are available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
TIM HORTONS, Route 11B, 153 Elm St., Potsdam. www.timhortons.com
TWIN LAKE HOTEL, 4155 NYS HWY. 3, Star Lake, 848-2291.
VILLAGE DINER, 22 Depot St., Potsdam, 265-8624 (24-LUNCH), www.villagediner.com.
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