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”. 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”. Their seasonal menu proudly showcases local meat, eggs, cheese, bread, fruits and vegetables. Their current menu includes appetizers such as buffalo shrimp, the signature 1844 salad, and onion soup au gratin. Entrees include Sesame Seared yellow fin tuna, Dijon herb-crusted salmon in a pool of chardonnay beurre blanc & Filet of beef with carmelized shallot and blue cheese butter and Cabernet demi glace. Their menu changes seasonally to allow them to showcase the freshest current crops. 1844 House offers an extensive wine list and fully stocked bar. They also offer an “early dining” menu from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. daily featuring a four-course meal with light portions for $18 plus tax and gratuity. Their 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 screened back porch for seasonal 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. 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 Jumbo Muffins, 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, fountain 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, BURGERS & MUGS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam, 265-8888. Between the Buns is open Wednesday through Monday 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.
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.
CANOE PLACE INN, 5726 State Rt. 56, Hannawa Falls, 265-5600.
CEDAR LODGE BAR & GRILL, 2145 Whitehill Rd., Parishville, 268-0934; 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..
DEER VALLEY TRAILS, Blue Mountain Rd., St. Regis Falls, 518-856-9243.
DOMINO'S PIZZA, 185 Market St., Potsdam, 265-7500, dominos.com.
DUNKIN' DONUTS, Market Street, Potsdam, 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.
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.
HOT TAMALE, 34 Market St., Potsdam 265-5555, yourhottamale.com. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, www.yourhottamale. com. 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. Make it hot or not!
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, 61 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. Their rolls are delivered fresh 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, 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 or onion rings. They also offer Taco Salad with choice of Chicken or Beef, Tossed & Julienne salads and Boneless Chicken Wings with Jalapeno Ranch Dressing! 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: Canton, 379-9221; Potsdam, 265-2222; Massena, 769-2210; Ogdensburg, 393-8443; Gouverneur, 287-4448; and Malone (518) 483-5602.
LAKE CLEAR LODGE & RETREAT, On the Adirondack Trail, State Route 30, Lake Clear, (518) 891-1489; 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.
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 Wrapped Shrimp; 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: Chicken Marsala, Saltimbocca, and Classic Chicken Parmesan, Scallops, Strip Steak, Linguini and Meatballs, Chicken or Seafood Alfredo, Black Forest Chicken, and Haddock -- broiled or fried. Delicious sandwich options include grilled or blackened chicken and sausage with onions and peppers. If you are looking for a great burger, try their house-made half-pounder, cooked to your liking as well as homemade fries and desserts. They also offer a variety of options for children! Weekend reservations are suggested. Gift certificates are available. Stop in today to check out the Chef’s daily feature!
MOM'S SCHOOLHOUSE, corner of County Routes 34 and 35, next to the fire station, West Potsdam, 265-6577, www.momsschoolhouse.com. Step back in time at Mom’s Schoolhouse diner, listen to the classic oldies, and reflect on Norman Rockwell’s prints that have captured the essence of American life. Mom’s is known for her various burgers, fresh pies, and delightfully crafted sundaes and frappes (a thick New England style milkshake.) Evening dinner specials such as baked Macaroni and Cheese, Scalloped Potatoes with ham, Meatloaf, Shepherd’s Pie and more are also available. Mom’s is open Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and now Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by and discover your favorite burger and frappe or call for your pick-up order at 265-6577.
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.
PRIMABELLA'S PIZZERIA, 766 SH 11C, Brasher Falls, 389-4222.
QUIZNOS SUB, Route 11B, 153 Elm St., Potsdam. 268-8303, www.quiznos.com
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.
SCOOPUCCINOS, 167 Market St., Potsdam, 268-8780, www.scoopuccinos.com. Choc-full of specialties, Scoopuccino’s is a restaurant, coffee shop, and ice cream parlor. They serve their own Black Angus Beef, which the owners raise (and is growth-hormone free) in a humane environment just a mile away from the restaurant. Their breads and desserts are created from scratch in-house, they use locally-roasted organic coffees, and make their own ice cream and gelato. The experienced kitchen staff create exceptional, wholesome, made-to-order outstanding dishes. The restaurant (also referred to as “Windy Point Angus Grill & Pub”) offers a full breakfast menu on weekends featuring all the usuals as well as great omelets, scratch-made pancakes, a number of Eggs Benedict variations (customer favorites!) Belgian Waffles and Crepes. Their Smoothies are always a hit for a healthy choice. Lunch features several signature salads, wraps, grilled sandwiches, Windy Point Black Angus burgers, hand-cut fries, homemade soup and chili. Dinner features steaks, chicken, fish, seafood and pasta entrees, and tempting appetizers. To compliment an already outstanding dining experience, they have an eclectic selection of fine wines, bottled beers, and cocktails. The bar and lounge is an all-day and night event, which, in addition to wine, beer, and cocktails, also features Harney Teas, and gourmet brewed coffee, specially blended and roasted locally by St. Lawrence Valley Roasters. They offer a full range of espresso/cappuccino drinks to be enjoyed at the Adirondack granite bar. Of course, all meals and coffee breaks are best accompanied by a sweet delicacy created with love from old family recipes by their in-house pastry chefs. The bakery creates a variety of special occasion cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes, pies, and pastries for dessert. The ice cream parlor is serving in-house made hard ice cream, as well as soft ice cream year-round. Spring through Fall they make sumptuous Italian gelato and sorbet in-house. From June through August “Front Porch Fridays” features live music on their front porch each Friday night 6 to 8 p.m. Also during the summer months, their downtown ice cream shop, “Scoops Downtown,” 22 Main St., Potsdam, next door to the Roxy Theater, also showcases their homemade ice creams. Scoopuccino’s is open 11 a.m. till 9 p.m. Mondays thru Fridays, 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. weekends. Hours are extended during summer months, and they are closed Tuesdays from October to March.
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, 274-9000, www.facebook.com/pages/The-New-Jernabi-Coffeehouse/492489230766056
SUBWAY, 180 Market St., Potsdam, 265-SUBS (7827), subway.com
SUGAR SHACK, 141 Market St., Potsdam, 265-0500.
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.
TON'S SPORTS BAR, 159 Market St., Potsdam, 268-0813.
VILLAGE DINER, 22 Depot St., Potsdam, 265-8624 (24-LUNCH), www.villagediner.com.
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