Potsdam Area Restaurants
1844 HOUSE, 6885 U.S. Hwy. 11, Canton-Potsdam Road, Potsdam, 315-268-1844, www.1844house.com. 1844 House is an upscale dining restaurant that features fresh local ingredients prepared by professional chefs with an emphasis on “simple elegance.” The 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, Escargots a la Bourguignonne, Tomato fondu, the Signature 1844 salad, and our mouthwatering Truffled Pommes Frites. Entrees include Pork Loin Schnitzel, Butter Seared Filet Mignon, Dijon & Herb Encrusted Salmon and Butternut squash ravioli with sage creme. 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. There is always a selection of local and regional craft beers on tap. The four 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. Private facilities are available for business meetings and large groups. 1844 House is “3 Diamond rated” by the AAA Travel Club and received the “Wine Spectator Award for Excellence.” Hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The Barn at 1844 House is available seasonally for events. 1844 House is currently operating under New York State COVID-19 guidelines. Rest assured, our staff is diligently following a strict sanitation regime. Masks are required at all times, unless you are seated at your table. With limited capacity, we are running under a ‘Reservation Only’ system. Please call ahead to request your preferred time slot. 315-268-1844
3 BEARS GLUTEN FREE BAKERY & CAFÉ, 51 Market Street, downtown Potsdam. 315-274-9308. 3bearsglutenfree.com/
A-1 ORIENTAL KITCHEN, 80 Market St., Potsdam, 315-265-6666, 315-265-3333.
AL SMITH'S PIZZERIA, NYS Hwy 56, Norfolk, 315-384-4399; facebook.com/pages/Al-Smiths-Mini-Pizzeria/209034965939266.
ARBY’S, 172 Market St., Potsdam. 315-265-1240. arbys.com/
ASIAN BUFFET & MONGOLIAN GRILL, 175 Market St., Potsdam, 315-268-1688. facebook.com/pages/Asian-Buffet-Mongolian-Grill/111550242217434
THE BAGELRY, 9 Market St., Potsdam, 315-265-9378, nybagelry.com.
BARKING DOG SALOON, 495 West Parishville Road, West Parishville, barkingdogsaloon.com
BIG SPOON KITCHEN, 6510 State Route 56, Potsdam, 315-244-8888, bigspoonpotsdam.com. Big Spoon Kitchen, owned and managed by Will Trithart and Rose Rivezzi, has been a part of the Potsdam Community for three years. We work hard to purchase foods grown locally and provide a changing and varied menu which consists of ready to eat or reheat meals. You will find meat, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. A new menu is posted every Thursday on bigspoonpotsdam.com. Orders can be placed online until 11am the following Monday. Food is available for pickup in Potsdam on Tuesdays or delivered to your door within 15 miles on Wednesdays for an additional fee. A smaller menu is available online Monday afternoon until Thursday for pickup only Thursday afternoons. Frozen options are also available to add to any of your orders. Make Big Spoon part of your weekly menu planning. Give yourself a night off, have something in your freezer for that vegan in your life, have us do the main dish and you do the sides, try something you’ve never had before, or give someone the gift of food with a gift certificate. Contact us for catering and class options.
BLACK WATERS CAFE AND TRADING POST, 68B Ranger School Road, Wanakena, 315-848-2121, https://www.facebook.com/Black-Waters-Cafe-Trading-Post-107639000774679/
BONDITO'S BURRITOS 34 Market St., Potsdam 315-265-5555, www.facebook.com/pages/category/Mexican-Restaurant/Bonditos-Burritos-105274967556029/ Your Potsdam Southwest Grill hotspot is Bondito’s Burritos, serving your Mexican favorites. You’ll discover delicious Bondito’s Burritos, nachos from plain to loaded, tacos, tortilla bowls, quesadillas, Bondito’s Burritos bowls, fajita burritos, veggie burritos, and taco salads. Have you tried “The BIG Urn” or the “Little Urn” ? Loaded nachos for the hungry appetite or a smaller version. Try a Bondito’s Burritos Kid’s meal - a quesadilla or a taco with a brownie and a medium drink. Ask Bonito’s Burritos staff to create a Mexican pizza for you...taco pizza, fajita pizza, or give us your new challenge! Eat in - take out - or free delivery in the Potsdam village. Call 315 265 5555. Extended hours Friday and Saturday nights until midnight.
CACTUS GRILL & CANTINA, 11 Raymond St., Potsdam, 315-265-0240, facebook.com/CactusGrill.
CEDAR LODGE BAR & GRILL, 2145 Whitehill Rd., Parishville, 315-268-0934; facebook.com/pages/Cedar-Lodge/193596387336142
DUNKIN' DONUTS, 132 Market Street & 119 Maple Street, Potsdam, 315-265-5104, dunkindonuts.com/en.
EBEN'S HEARTH, 115 Maple St., Potsdam,315-265-9065, ebenshearth.com,
FIVE GUYS, 79 Market St., Potsdam, 315-274-0263, Fiveguys.com
FOSTER THE PLANT CAFE, 55 Market St., Potsdam, 315-261-4371, FosterThePlant.com
FOXY ROXY'S, 124 Market Street, Potsdam, 315-268-0109.
HALF TON'S SPORTS BAR, 141 ½ Market St., Potsdam, 315-268-0813. facebook.com/12-Tons-Bar-Grill-164637277080906/.
THE HOMETOWN CAFE, 3 North Main St., Norwood, 315-353-2852, The Hometown Café, second location, Main Street, Madrid, 315-322-5332.
JAKE’S ON THE WATER, Route 56, Hannawa Falls. Just three miles from downtown Potsdam. 315-274-9300. jakesonthewater.com. Jake’s on the Water offers delicious and imaginative food and cocktails with seasonally influenced offerings. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Raquette River from our comfortable dining room or from the cozy deck. Jake’s is a casual restaurant with a relaxed setting where you can laugh out loud, be as you are, and enjoy your favorite menu items. And as the seasons change, so will Jake’s menu, look for new and exciting dishes created by our talented culinary team. Be adventurous with one of the many creative cocktails. Find us on facebook to get the drink of the moment or the latest menu creation. Eat Local - Jake’s on the Water supports local farmers and artisans by purchasing sustainable, locally grown produce and locally made products. Open for lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch throughout the year. Reservations available at 315-274-9300.
JERNABI COFFEE HOUSE, 11 Maple St., Potsdam, 315-274-9400, jernabi.com/.
JOSIE'S PIZZERIA, 13 Market St., Potsdam, 315-265-9484.
JRECK SUBS, 61 Market St., Potsdam, 315-265-2222; 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. The meat and produce are sliced fresh daily. Cold subs include the Italian combo, seafood salad, vegetarian sub, the regular, capicola, 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 choice of any two meats & 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, 315-287-4448 and Main St., Malone, 518- 483-5602; E. Orvis St., Massena, 315-769-2210; Ogdensburg, 315-393-8443.
KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN, 119 Maple Street, Potsdam; 315-534-0545; https://www.kfc.com/menu/chicken
LEE'S HAWAIIAN GRILL, 3 Market St., Potsdam; 315-268-8888; facebook.com/Lees-Hawaiian-Grill-514024002123241/.
LITTLE ITALY, 30 Market Street, Downtown Potsdam; 315-265-5500; Facebook.com/PotsdamLittleItaly
LOBSTER HOUSE, Route 56, Norwood, three miles north of Potsdam; 315-353-2366; lobsterhousenorwood.com
MAXFIELD'S, 5 Market St., Potsdam, 315-265-3796, facebook.com/MaxfieldsPotsdam.
McDUFF'S TAVERN, 59 Market Street, downtown Potsdam. 315-261-4089, Mcduffspub.com
MCDONALD'S, 171 Market St., Potsdam, 315-265-6890, mcdonalds.com.
PARK BROS COFFEE LAB, ½ Main St., Potsdam, Facebook.com/parkbroscoffee.
PIZZA HUT, 62 Market St., Potsdam, pizzahut.com, 315-265-2016.
POTSDAM TOWN & COUNTRY CLUB, NYS Hwy 56, south of Village of Potsdam, 315-265-1234 or 315-265-2141, http://www.potsdamgolf.com/index.html
THE POLLO LOCO, (formally the Madrid Hotel), 1897 St. Hwy. 345, downtown Madrid. 315-322-5828.
TIPSY TOMATO RESTAURANT, 13 Mechanic St., Norwood, 315-353-2000, https://www.facebook.com/pg/The-Tipsy-Tomato-1237383292964319/posts/?ref=page_internal.
RIVERVIEW BAR & RESTAURANT, 928 NYS Hwy 11C, Brasher Falls, 315-389-4100, facebook.com/pages/The-Riverview/113631765427289.
SABAD'S, 81 W. Main St., Norfolk, 315-384-8995. facebook.com/pages/Sabads-Restaurant/122101637894191.
SERGI'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT, PIZZERIA AND BANQUET HALL, 10 Market St., Potsdam, 315-265-3420, facebook.com/pages/Sergis-Italian-Restaurant-Pizzeria-Banquet-Hall/119173268097321.
SAINT LARRY'S, 6 Elm St., Potsdam, 315-261-4686, https://www.facebook.com/pg/saintlarrys/about/?ref=page_internal
SUBWAY, 180 Market St., Potsdam, 315-265-SUBS (7827); 7494 US Hwy 11 (inside Wal-Mart), 265-4808; subway.com
TACO BELL, 153 Market St., Potsdam, 315-261-4920, Tacobell.com
THAI CUISINE RESTAURANT, 29 Maple St., Potsdam, 315-274-9088, potsdamthaicuisine.com/
THE BLUE HOUSE, 3736 CR 14, Madrid, 315-590-3021, https://www.facebook.com/The-Blue-House-103707504350833
TIMBER TAVERN, 2024 State Highway 72, Parishville, 315-261-4473, facebook.com/Timber-Tavern-113968975301751/.
TIM HORTONS, Route 11B, 154 Elm St., Potsdam, 315-268-8301, and 9005 State Highway 56, Raymondville; timhortons.com.
TWIN LAKE HOTEL, 4155 NYS HWY. 3, Star Lake, 315-848-2291. Facebook.com/pages/Twin-Lakes/146146948737297.
VILLAGE DINER, 22 Depot Street, Potsdam in the Market Square Mall, Villagediner.com.
YUM YUM'S CHILLY DELIGHT, 12 Main St., Potsdam, 315-2740342, facebook.com/chillydelight Open year round Yum Yum’s is more than just a frozen yogurt shop where you can build your own sundae with a variety of toppings. The 12 flavors and 6 twists include chocolate and vanilla ece cream and non-dairy sorbets. Some flavors change with the season as the fall will see apple cider sorbet paired with pomegranate- raspberry. If you don’t want to build your own sundae you can get edible cookie dough, cappuccino and other hot drinks, made in-store ice cream sandwiches, shakes and cookies. Family owned and operated they are hoping to soon expand their offerings to include ice cream cakes and smoothies. The space is huge with indoor dining that allows for physical distancing, but to- go remains an option. The owners, Laurean and Duane Pelkey, work hard to ensure the place follows pandemic protocols for everyone’s safety. They hope to see you soon. Check out their facebook page for current operating hours.
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