1844 HOUSE, 6885 U.S. Hwy. 11, Canton-Potsdam Road, Potsdam, 268-1844, www.1844house.com. AAA Travel Club,” 3 Diamond rated,” “Wine Spectator Award for Excellence”. Hours of operation 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.” A seasonal menu proudly showcases local meat, eggs, cheese, bread, fruits and vegetables. The current menu includes appetizers such as the Buffalo Style Shrimp with creamy Roquefort dressing; Rillettes of pork with warm baguette, Dijon mustard, Carmelized Onion jam and sweet gherkins; the Signature 1844 salad. Entrees include, Steak and Frites Matre d’hotel; Pan roasted L.I. Duck Breast with crisp Yukon gold potato pancake, Sunny Side local duck egg and maple thyme gastrique; Green Tea and Sea Salt Seared Ahi tuna with forbidden rice, wasabi micro greens, pickled ginger emulsion, tamari and sriracha. The menu changes seasonally to allow and showcase the freshest current crops. 1844 House offers an award winning wine list and a fully stocked bar. An “early dining” menu is offered from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. daily featuring a four-course meal with light portions for $22 plus tax and gratuity. A “6 ‘Till 6” Happy Hour menu is available in the bar daily until 6 p.m., featuring $6 drink and appetizer specials. The three dining rooms provide a 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. A private dining room is available for business meetings and large groups. Full on-site catering services are available for weddings and special events. Closed Sunday and Monday. Now offering lodging at The Guest House at 1844 – A Bed and Breakfast.
3 BEARS GLUTEN FREE BAKERY & CAFÉ, 51 Market Street, downtown Potsdam. (315) 274-9308. www.3bearsglutenfree.com/.
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, 384-4399; www.alsmithspizzeriaandgrocery.com/al-smiths-pizzeria-menu.htm
ARBY'S, 172 Market St., Potsdam. 315-265-1240, arbys.com/.
ASIAN BUFFET & MONGOLIAN GRILL, 175 Market St., Potsdam, 268-1688, www.potsdammenus.com/asian_buffet_and_mongolian_grill.pdf
THE BAGELRY, 9 Market St., Potsdam, 265-9378, www.facebook.com/potsdambagelry.
BETWEEN THE BUNS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam, 265-8888, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Btb-Potsdam/448153838593879
BURGER KING, 176 Market St., Potsdam, www.burgerking.com, 265-8863.
CACTUS GRILL & CANTINA, 11 Raymond St., Potsdam, 265-0240, https://www.facebook.com/CactusGrill.
CEDAR LODGE BAR & GRILL, 2145 Whitehill Rd., Parishville, 268-0934; www.facebook.com/pages/Cedar-Lodge/193596387336142
CHERYL'S DINER, Route 11B, Potsdam, 265-0375, (next to the airport). www.facebook.com/Cheryls.diner. Cheryl’s new early bird breakfast specials feature: #1 chipped beef on homemade toast with homefries. #2 egg, ham, and cheese bagel with homefries. #3 2 pancakes, sausage, homefries. All $4.85. 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. weekdays only. 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, various wraps, 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. 2 soups made fresh daily, with macaroni tomato beef soup every day. 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 $12.95. If you miss mom’s homemade cookin’, then Cheryl’s Diner is the place to go. Hours are Monday - Saturday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sun. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
CHILLY DELIGHT, 12 Main St., Potsdam, 265-3713, www.facebook.com/chillydelight?ref=stream
DOMINO'S PIZZA, 185 Market St., Potsdam, 265-7500, dominos.com.
DUNKIN' DONUTS, 132 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.
FIRST CRUSH, 32 Market St., Potsdam,265-WINE or 265-JAVA., firstcrushwinebar.com
FOXY ROXY'S, 124 Market Street, Potsdam, 268-0109, www.foxyroxyspotsdam.com. Welcome to Foxy Roxy's. Potsdam's "in" place. We were Business of the Year in 2011 and we continue to make a name for ourselves in Potsdam as one of the best places to eat. Foxy Roxy's has been owned and operated by Lynn and Roxanne Smith since May 1, 2008. We serve breakfast and lunch all day, every day. We also do after hours inhouse dinners and events along with outside event catering. We offer homemade diner food at it's best. Fresh soups, homemade desserts, homemade muffins and daily breakfast and lunch specials are available. We offer many healthy food options for those who want them. We accept all major credit cards. Monday is 10% Returning Veteran discount. Tuesday is 10% College Student discount. And Thursday is 10% Senior Citizens discount. Takeout is available.
HALF TON'S SPORTS BAR, 141 ½ Market St., Potsdam, 268-0813. https://www.facebook.com/pages/12-Tons-Bar-Grill/164637277080906
HIDEAWAY CAFÉ, 20 Gulf Rd., Colton. 262-2750. The Hideaway Café is a family owned restaurant located just off Route 56 in the town of Colton, 10 minutes from Potsdam. We are open Monday-Saturday 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. We offer free delivery in the Colton area. If you’re in search of great tasting homestyle cooking, affordably priced, a warm and friendly atmosphere and staff that treats you as if you are part of the family, look no further. We take pride in our “from scratch” approach, and are serious when we say “homemade.” Our soups, sauces, gravies, muffins, desserts, French fries and more are made fresh for you daily with much attention to quality and detail. The Hideaway offers homemade specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, as well as a great variety of options within our three menus. If you desire low fat, healthy or vegetarian meals you can find that here too. We cater to children with their own menu, we also have toys and coloring books for them to use as they wait for their meal to be served. So please, come for a visit to the Hideaway, and let our family serve yours.
THE HOMETOWN CAFE, 3 North Main St., Norwood, 353-2852, family owned and operated diner since 1993, located in downtown Norwood. THE HOMETOWN CAFÉ, second location, Main Street, Madrid, 322-5332, family owned since 1999. Both have 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. Call for delivery availability.
HOT TAMALE, 34 Market St., Potsdam 265-5555, www.yourhottamale.com.
HOTEL GRANDE TEX-MEX BAR AND GRILL, Route 56 Norfolk, 384-8991, www.hotel-grande.com. We’re celebrating 25 years in 2016! 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.
JAKE’S ON THE WATER, Route 56, Hannawa Falls. Just three miles from downtown Potsdam. 274 9300, www.jakesonthewater.com. Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. for lunch; 5 - 9 p.m. nightly for dinner and offering our fabulous Sunday brunch 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jake’s is open seven days per week-year round. Reservations are suggested for dinner and brunch. Jake’s is a casual restaurant, with an upscale ambience, located riverside - complete with docks, waterside deck, Adirondack chair-lined cove and an inviting, cozy interior with panoramic water views. We pride ourselves on offering locally sourced, fresh ingredients in our food and cocktail offerings, whenever possible. Collaborating with other local entrepreneurs to showcase North Country treasures is a passion for us. Our menus offer something for everyone and change seasonally. Our daily features are fresh, creative, and diverse with a farm to table influence. Our bar opens at 11:30 a.m. and features our unique, seasonally influenced signature cocktail list and daily cocktail features. In addition, we offer a well-rounded wine list and a robust draft beer collection. We have a private room, The Loft, which is available for business meetings, family gatherings, small receptions, etc. The Loft comfortably seats 35 guests. We also have a small private room, The Nook, which offers a more intimate spot for special meetings and celebrations. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve our special rooms. Jake’s accepts all major credit cards and gift cards are available. We look forward to welcoming you; good things happen at Jake’s!
JESSIE'S LITTLE PIZZERIA II, 13 Market St., Potsdam, 265-9484.
JRECK SUBS, Market St., Potsdam, 265-2222; Main St., Canton, 379-9221; 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. 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, one of their meal deals or the sub and appetizer of the month! Add one of their side orders of battered cauliflower or mushrooms, mozzarella sticks or popcorn chicken, deep fried pickles, curly fries, poutine, soup/chili, Broccoli cheese bites, onion rings, with more added to the list!! They also offer Julienne salads with your choice of any two meats on the menu & tossed 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 North Country locations: Main St., Gouverneur, 287-4448 and Main St., Malone, (518) 483-5602; 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, www.AdirondackAlps.com.
LITTLE ITALY, 30 Market Street, Downtown Potsdam. 265-5500.
LOBSTER HOUSE, Route 56, Norwood, three miles north of Potsdam, 353-2366, www.lobsterhousenorwood.com
MAMA LUCIA, 1 Constitution St., former Potsdam Depot, 265-0475, www.mamaluciaspotsdam.com.
MAXFIELD'S, 5 Market St., Potsdam, 265-3796, https://www.facebook.com/MaxfieldsPotsdam.
McDUFF'S TAVERN, 59 Market Street, downtown Potsdam. (315) 261-4089, www.mcduffspub.com/home.html.
MCDONALD'S, 171 Market St., Potsdam, 265-6890, www.mcdonalds.com.
PARK BROS COFFEE LAB, ½ Main St., Potsdam, 836-4255, www.facebook.com/parkbroscoffee?fref=ts.
THE PINE CONE GRILL, 68B Ranger School Road, Wanakena 848-2121, https://www.facebook.com/pineconegrill.wanakena.ny.
PIZZA HUT, 62 Market St., Potsdam, www.pizzahut.com, 265-2016.
PONDEROSA, 185 Market St., Potsdam, 265-8080, www.potsdamponderosa.com. Potsdam Ponderosa is Potsdam’s only buffet and steakhouse combined. They proudly feature U.S.D.A. choice steaks along with many chicken and seafood entrees. Their buffet features over 100 items hot and cold along with their huge dessert station. Choose the buffet with your entrée or as your meal. Beer and wine is also available. Planning a party of need space for a get-together? Ponderosa has a banquet room for seating up to 35 persons. For additional savings, print their coupons off their website at www.potsdamponderosa.com. They are now open for breakfast Saturday and Sunday 8 to 11 a.m. Lunch is served Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dinner is served 4 until 8:30 p.m. weekdays and 9 p.m. weekends.
POTSDAM TOWN & COUNTRY CLUB, NYS Hwy 56, south of Village of Potsdam, 265-1234 or 265-2141, http://www.potsdamgolf.com/potsdam-golf-restaurant.html
THE POLLO LOCO, (formally the Madrid Hotel), 1897 SH 345, downtown Madrid. 322-5828. Now serving Mexican & Italian cuisine… a menu with something for everyone! We start off with our own fresh-made salsa or pico de gallo with a basket of chips. Next, the freshest taste in Mexican foods including sizzling fajita platters, burritos, chimichangas, quesadillas, tacos, taco salads and more (with all the fixings)! If that’s not what you're looking for, try our fresh pizzas with our own fresh-made dough, or spaghetti and meatballs, or chicken parmesan. We also serve up the biggest jumbo wings around with a flavor for everyone! Be sure to save room for deep fried cheesecake topped off with strawberry and cream or chocolate and cream! Loads of other items on the menu and a full bar with frozen drinks and Quick Draw. Take out and delivery is available. We’re open Tuesday through Sunday.
PRIMABELLA'S PIZZERIA, 766 SH 11C, Brasher Falls, 389-4222, http://www.primabellas.com/.
RACQUETTE RIVER PUB, 102 Main St., Colton. 261-4161. www.facebook.com/RaquetteRiverPub.
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, www.facebook.com/pages/The-Riverview/113631765427289.
ROBIDEAU’S MAHOGANY RIDGE BAR & GRILL, 3987 SH 56, South Colton. 315-274-0351. Open 7 days a week. 4 to 9 p.m. Dining room closed Tuesdays. Bar menu daily, open Monday through Thursday 2 p.m., Friday through Sunday, noon. Traditional American fare with a bit of flare! Start your meal with one of their many appetizers; Shrimp cocktail, Buffalo Shrimp, or Cajun Style Crabcakes and more! Enjoy a nice selection of burgers including the Mahogany Ridge Bacon-Beef Cheeseburger! Pasta dishes are: Spaghetti with marinara sauce, Squash filled Ravioli, Italian marinated grilled chicken, Chicken Parmesan, Linguini Alfredo and Shrimp Scampi. Try their NY Strip Steak, Petite Tenderloin Steak, Mahogany Chicken, Grilled Atlantic Salmon from the Bay of Fundy or their broiled Sea Scallops. If you’re still hungry they have a nice dessert selection including the Homemade Pie of the moment, Cheesecake with a choice of toppings, Chocolate mousse with Raspberry Coulis or Crème Brulee! Robideau’s also offers nightly dinner specials including the Friday Fish Fry and the Saturday Prime Rib. Check out their full bar menu available daily that includes: Chicken Wings, Adirondack Slider Sampler, Canadian Style Poutine and more. Look for live music on the weekends. Check out their Facebook page for specials and entertainment. Make Robideau’s your dining destination!!
SABAD'S, 81 W. Main St., downtown Norfolk, 384-8995, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sabads-Restaurant/122101637894191.
SERGI'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT, PIZZERIA AND BANQUET HALL, 10 Market St., Potsdam, 265-3420, www.facebook.com/pages/Sergis-Italian-Restaurant-Pizzeria-Banquet-Hall/119173268097321.
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); 7494 US Hwy 11 (inside Wal-Mart), 265-4808; subway.com
THAI CUISINE RESTAURANT, 29 Maple St., Potsdam, 274-9088, potsdamthaicuisine.com/
TIMBER TAVERN, 2024 State Highway 72, Parishville, 261-4473, www.facebook.com/Timber-Tavern-113968975301751/.
TIM HORTONS, Route 11B, 154 Elm St., Potsdam, 268-8301, and 9005 State Highway 56, Raymondville; www.timhortons.com
TWIN LAKE HOTEL, 4155 NYS HWY. 3, Star Lake, 848-2291.
VILLAGE DINER, 22 Depot Street, downtown Potsdam. Located in the Market Square Mall. 265-8624, villagediner.com/.
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