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.” 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, Duck Poutine, Chicken Wings Confit, the Signature 1844 salad, and our mouthwatering Truffled Pommes Frites. Entrees include Pan Roasted Local Duck Breast, Butter Seared Filet Mignon, Cashew Crusted Salmon and a variety of vegetarian and vegan options. 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 $26 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. 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 Tuesday through Saturday from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday. Reservations are suggested. The Barn at 1844 House is available seasonally for events.
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/ Locally owned and operated for over 30 years! Try their new Limited Time Options, changing every month. Their Buttermilk Chicken sandwich options, like Buffalo Chicken, Chicken Bacon & Swiss or Chicken Cordon Bleu are not to be missed! How about smoked brisket, corned beef, roast turkey, pepper bacon, prime-cut™ chicken or ham?! Combine them with just the right breads, rolls or wraps to make them the best sandwich you’ve ever tasted! Their Reuben, made with corned beef, big eye Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing on marbled rye, is sure to please. Don’t forget to try one or all of their many combinations of slow roasted all roast beef sandwiches, including the Beef ‘n Cheddar, French Dip and Swiss, 3 Cheese, Fire Roasted Philly or the Roast Beef Classic sandwich! Have a slider or two or three and get a taste of all eight combinations, Chicken ‘n Cheese, Corned Beef ‘n Cheese, Roast Beef ‘n Cheese, Ham ‘n Cheese, Jalapeno Roast Beef ‘n Cheese, Turkey ‘n Cheese, Buffalo Chicken and Pizza Sliders at only $1.59 each! Arby’s also has salad options, the Crispy Chicken Farmhouse salad, Roast Turkey Farmhouse salad and the chopped side salad. Delicious sides include Curly Fries, Loaded Curly Fries, Steakhouse Onion Rings, Mozzarella Sticks, Jalapeño Bites and Potato Cakes! Don't forget to stop in between 2-5pm every day for their $1 Happy Hour Menu. Finish off your meal with an Apple or Cherry Turnover or a Triple Chocolate or Salted Caramel and Chocolate cookie.
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 run by Will Trithart and Rose Rivezzi, works with what is produced locally to make food ready to reheat in your kitchen. Do you need a night off from cooking? Do you want to try something new? Or maybe you have an extra busy week and still want a good meal at home. Big Spoon Kitchen is a “plan-ahead” type of place with a menu that changes weekly. Every Thursday morning a menu goes up on their website and is available until Monday morning. Browse through the week’s offerings and order one meal, part of a meal, or multiple meals. Refrigerated items with reheat instructions are ready for a Tuesday pickup in Potsdam or a Wednesday pickup in Canton. Enjoy a meal when you’re ready for it. Big Spoon Kitchen also is available for event catering and classes covering a number of topics
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, New ownership, new menu! Watch for grand opening coming soon. Your Mexican hotspot for your favorites, including "Bondito’s Burritos”, nachos, tacos, tortilla bowls, quesadillas, “Bondito’s Burrito Bowls”, fajita burritos, veggie burritos, and taco salads. Ask about Bondito’s “The Little Urn” and "The Big Urn”. Kids menu available. Free delivery in the village of Potsdam. www.facebook.com/pages/category/Mexican-Restaurant/Bonditos-Burritos-105274967556029/
BURGER KING, 176 Market St., Potsdam, burgerking.com, 315-265-8863.
CAFE 56, 61 S. Main St., Norfolk, 315-384-6025, facebook.com/cafe56norfolk/.
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
FOXY ROXY'S, 124 Market Street, Potsdam, 315-268-0109.
HALF TON'S SPORTS BAR, 141 ½ Market St., Potsdam, 315-268-0813. More than just a bar, ½ Ton’s Bar and Grill is a great place for lunch, dinner, and the entire family. Daily specials are featured on their facebook page, including the regular features: Tuesday, spaghetti and meatballs; Wednesday, wing platters; Thursday is Prime Rib night. And during the season, every Sunday in the bar features every game with nine different beers on tap. Sunday food features include the famous beef tenderloin sandwich, wing platters and beer buckets in the bar. And don’t forget the soup and salad bar throughout the week. Fresh choices and hot soups make for a quick and easy lunch or dinner. Craving comfort food, check out the chicken and biscuits, sloppy Joe, roast pork or mac and cheese. On the lighter side there’s various wraps and veggie burgers with crispy french fries. A great get-together place with friends or family any day or night of the week. 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.
HOTEL GRANDE TEX-MEX BAR AND GRILL, Route 56 Norfolk, 315-384-8991, hotel-grande.com.
JAKE’S ON THE WATER, Route 56, Hannawa Falls. Just three miles from downtown Potsdam. 315-274-9300, Jake’s on the Water offers innovative, contemporary cuisine and cocktails with seasonally influenced offerings, all on a beautiful waterfront setting. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Raquette River from inside or on the deck. Not a white table cloth type of place. Jake's is a casual, relaxed setting where you can laugh out loud and just be as you are. Try one of the seasonal chef created dishes, or one of the regular favorites. Be adventurous with one of the many creative cocktails. Find us on facebook to get the drink of the moment or the chef’s newest creation. Jake’s features locally grown and sourced foods from breads to meats, and a plethora of fruits and vegetables. Open for lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch throughout the year. From November to April, check out the special Chef Table’s option—a four course chef’s choice with wine pairings. Limited seating for this option, make your reservations early. Or get a group of your friends together and make it a special occasion. Reservations available at 315-274-9300. jakesonthewater.com.
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, 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 Street, Canton, 315-379-9221, 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
LAKE CLEAR LODGE & RETREAT, On the Adirondack Trail, State Route 30, Lake Clear; 518-891-1489; AdirondackAlps.com.
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
MAMA LUCIA, 1 Constitution St., former Potsdam Depot, 315-265-0475, facebook.com/MamaLuciaPotsdam.
MARIGOLD KITCHEN & BAKERY, 21 Market St., Potsdam, 315-274-9800, https://marigoldkitchenandbakery.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.
PONDEROSA, 185 Market St., Potsdam, 315-265-8080, 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. Call 315 265 8080 for ordering and pick up time for your hot wings or fried chicken to go for your next party or easy fix night. Families save on Tuesday nights with Ponderosa’s “Kid’s Night” $1.49 buffet for children under 12. Ask for details. . 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. Beer and wine available. Sign up to win free meals and prizes. We would like to thank our guests over the past 30 years for all their support and continued business. We look forward to seeing you all.
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.
RICO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT, 13 Mechanic St., Norwood, 315-353-2000, facebook.com/pages/Ricos-Italian-Restaurant/116163661739157.
RIVERVIEW BAR & RESTAURANT, 928 NYS Hwy 11C, Brasher Falls, 315-389-4100, facebook.com/pages/The-Riverview/113631765427289.
ROBIDEAU’S MAHOGANY RIDGE BAR & GRILL, 3987 St. Hwy. 56, South Colton, 315-274-0351.
Make Robideau's your dining destination! Start your meal with one of their many appetizers -- shrimp cocktail, Buffalo shrimp, and more!
Enjoy a nice selection of burgers including the Mahogany Ridge Bacon-Beef Cheeseburger! Pasta dishes include spaghetti with marinara sauce, squash-filled ravioli, Italian-marinated grilled chicken, chicken parmesan, linguini alfredo and shrimp scampi. Try their New York 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 homemade 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 lunch menu available daily that includes chicken wings, Adirondack slider sampler, Canadian style poutine and more. Look for live music on the weekends. Comfort Food Monday includes different specials weekly with the option to order full-sized meals to go for one, two or your whole family! Open seven days a week. Sun 7 a.m. - 8 pm.; Mon-Thurs 3 pm. to 8 pm; Fri & Sat: Noon to close. Check Facebook facebook.com/robideaumahoganyridge for specials and entertainment. Online at http://www.rmrbarandgrill.com. Stop in today!
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.
SOUL WAFFLE, 57 Market St., Potsdam, 315-261-4026, facebook.com/pg/soulwafflepotsdam/about/
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/
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, Tucked away in the Market Square Mall at 22 Depot Street in Potsdam, the Village Diner serves breakfast and lunch 7 days a week from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm (and now serving dinner on Thursday evenings until 7 pm)! Tastebuds have a big ‘ol party with our creative and delicious Daily Specials, which are offered in addition to the full breakfast and lunch menu. From the Carnivore Omelet loaded with assorted breakfast meat and cheese and finished with sausage “fangs” staring up at you (Rwaaaar!), to the lighter, healthier Greek Eggwhite Omelet stuffed with fresh spinach, tomatoes, grilled onions, feta cheese, and kalamata olives. There is something to please everyone in your party! Soups are made fresh daily so grab a cup or bowl, or take a quart to warm up at home on those chilly nights! Kids meals are $4.99 and include a beverage! Make the kiddos really smile with a special kid’s sundae, a perfectly sized sweet treat for guests under 12. Village Diner is Potsdam’s “Homemade Dessert Headquarters.” On any given day you will find an assortment of fresh baked pies with flaky homemade crusts, triple-layer cakes, assorted cookies, jumbo muffins, homemade cinnamon rolls with icing, a variety of fresh baked breads, seasonal flavored cheesecakes, rice and bread puddings, and mile-high cream pies. Looking for the North Country famed “Glazier” hotdog, it’s here with homemade Michigan sauce or without. And if you brought a really huge appetite before 1:30 try the Flapjack Attack Challenge. Will you be on the infamous Wall of Fame or do the Walk of Shame? A platter size pancake, consumed within 45 minutes, off goes the Cow Bell, people clap and applaud your success, and you’ve eaten it for free. Thursday dinner offers comfort foods like a complete Roasted Turkey dinner, Roast Pork, Prime Rib, Seafood, Assorted Pastas, Cabbage Rolls, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Meatloaf, Chicken & Biscuits, Shepherd’s Pie, hand-battered Haddock with Baked Mac & Cheese, and soooo many more that will give even your favorite Grandma a run for her money—all dinner platters come with a fist-sized homemade dinner roll. The Village Diner can prepare your meal to go and caters sandwich platters for office meetings. Check out the Facebook page for daily specials (“LIKE” us while you’re there!) or have them faxed to you each morning. We are HOMEMADE! Villagediner.com.
YUM YUM'S CHILLY DELIGHT, 12 Main St., Potsdam, 315-2740342, facebook.com/chillydelight aka Chilly Delight.
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