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I love the BBQ brisket. It is so delicious They also serve good selections of whiskey. Try the flight of whiskeys ... read more
Xanto Worlds via google.com - Jan 11, 2021
This place is awesome, the food ...
This place is awesome, the food is so good and the bartender was sooooo sweet had a really great time and great atmosphere 10/10 reccomend ... read more
Toni C. via yelp.com - Jan 10, 2021
Good food cannot wait to return!
Brian Evans via google.com - Jan 4, 2021
Excellent brisket, impeccable wings, and for me personally, a great touch to use chorizo in baked beans rather than bacon. Great bar and attentive service made it a great night.
Michael Palmer via google.com - Jan 3, 2021
Not a great service visit this ...
Not a great service visit this time, but it was New Year's Day so a salad missing dressing and a forgotten second drink isn't that big a deal. Friendly staff and great food. Ordered my standard reuben w side salad $14 + $3. Adam got the meatloaf and Mac n cheese side $12 + $3. After a day of hiking, this food can't be beat, though yo ... read more
Allison D. via yelp.com - Jan 1, 2021
Ribs were amazing. Brisket ...
Ribs were amazing.
Brisket was good.
Chicken wings was good
Mash potatoes was amazing
Apple slaw was okay
Cole slaw was good
Mac and cheese was good

Gave it one less star because I order online takeout. They said pickup at 5:15. At 4:45 the restaurant called and said the wings was delayed and but I wanted
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J S. via yelp.com - Jan 1, 2021
Friendly service and wonderful food!
I recently visited with my family and another family we were traveling with. The two families together totaled 12, 4 adults and 8 kids. We made reservations earlier in the day so we were guaranteed two tables, one for the adults and one for the...kids. Our waitress Kira was absolutely wonderful. Friendly, kind and great with the kids ... read more
Coachpete34 via tripadvisor.com - Dec 30, 2020
COVID REVIEWMy fiancé and ...
COVID REVIEW

My fiancé and I have been coming to Smokes since 2014. We love this place and we couldn't believe we never reviewed it on her account. I feel bad reviewing during Covid but that's when we came. On a safety level it's a comfortable atmosphere. Clean and spaced well. We were so happy they finally take reservations.
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M R. via yelp.com - Dec 29, 2020
My wife and I love Smoke Signals. We've been a number of times now. Lively atmosphere. Good food. We've never felt compelled to leave a review previously though. The difference tonight wasn't the food, or the atmosphere though, it was our server, Heather! This one's for you, Heather! It was our pleasure speaking with you. Your kind, ... read more
Drew Shelton via google.com - Dec 27, 2020
Absolutely amazing place to eat ...
Absolutely amazing place to eat. Everything we tried was delicious, but definitely recommend the wings and the brisket! Definitely stop by here if you are in Lake Placid. Besides the food, the atmosphere is very clean and cozy. Our waiter did a great job of describing the menu, and really helped with our decision of what to eat. We s ... read more
Halyna H. via yelp.com - Dec 27, 2020
The nachos are the best appetizer ...
The nachos are the best appetizer here! I high recommend visiting and making a reservation in advance.
Alex H. via yelp.com - Dec 27, 2020
I rarely write reviews but felt this place was so incredibly good, I needed to. Got some takeout. Honestly can say the bbq ribs are some of the best I've ever had and the garlic mashed potatoes are out of this world. Would highly recommend this place.
Lucas Bejar via google.com - Dec 23, 2020
Loved the ribs and wings ... read more
Russell Shnitser via google.com - Dec 21, 2020
Great food and service ... read more
Jim Obermayer via google.com - Dec 21, 2020
Had to make a return trip to Smoke Signals to verify if it was a good as the first time. Long story short...IT WAS. Enjoyed the conversation with our waiter about local life in Lake Placid, tackled a pile of Pig Wings (for those of you who missed the first review -- perfectly smoked and trimmed baby back ribs, flash fried to just cri ... read more
Einar Rathgeber via google.com - Dec 20, 2020
This place has the best BBQ I've ...
This place has the best BBQ I've ever had. Incredible brisket and sauce. No words. I will dream about this meat. Will definitely be back!!!
Raquel Z. via yelp.com - Dec 18, 2020
House salad dressing was really ...
House salad dressing was really amazing. My boyfriend got the pulled pork and the briskets.  Great food! Worth the wait!!!
Ashley C. via yelp.com - Dec 17, 2020
Made short work of THAT Bloody Mary!
Sally Wachowski via google.com - Dec 16, 2020
Great food. Went there twice. I recommend their wings or ‘pig wings’, which are individual ribs deep fried like wings and slathered with bbq sauce ... read more
Nadine Sinclair via google.com - Dec 16, 2020
Make a reservation
This place is very busy, I recommend making a reservation at least a day in advance, house made bbq sauce, wings and drinks delicious. Everything very clean!
katiej81917 via tripadvisor.com - Dec 16, 2020
Best in the area ... read more
Bernie Stevens via google.com - Dec 14, 2020
Amazing food and service. The flatliner is probably one of my favorite sandwiches/burgers of all time ... read more
Kronos Beats via google.com - Dec 14, 2020
Food is always great! If the have them, you have to try the "Pig Wings"!
Mike Evans via google.com - Dec 10, 2020
Great service, beautiful views of Mirror Lake, fresh food. Fresh Buffalo Chicken dip (has blue cheese in the mix) The wings were absolutely amazing, nice and crispy. Entrees do not come with a side so make sure you get one...I recommend the garlic mashed potatoes! 1/2 chicken is a little plain, but get some of their homemade BBQ sauc ... read more
Zack Castellani via google.com - Dec 10, 2020
Great service, beautiful views of Mirror Lake, fresh food. The wings were absolutely amazing, nice and crispy. Entrees do not come with a side so make sure you get one...I recommend the garlic mashed potatoes! 1/2 chicken is a little plain, but get some of their homemade BBQ sauce and you will not regret. My fiance got their maple ri ... read more
Zack Castellani via google.com - Dec 9, 2020
Just amazing! Food was perfect.
Sean Larrabee via google.com - Dec 9, 2020
Very good dinner!
Robin Kline via google.com - Dec 7, 2020
Great place for rehearsal dinner. Food was awesome wings pulled pork and brisket was delicious ... read more
Del Engelbrecht via google.com - Dec 6, 2020
Awesome location on Mirror Lake. Food was incredible. As you walk in you can smell the bbq and smokers. The atmosphere is great with the low mood lighting. The wings were insane. We tried the mild and the house bbq sauces, which was the best bbq sauce I've ever tasted. I had their pigs wings special for dinner with their maple bbq sa ... read more
Robert DiStefano via google.com - Dec 6, 2020
We had a beautiful view of the ...
We had a beautiful view of the snowing coming down on the lake! Lemonade vodka on tap! Delicious bbq! Utensils were disposable wood, which I thought was very unique and appropriate for the type of food and the Covid restrictions. Staff was very nice. We'd definitely visit again!
Christina Z. via yelp.com - Dec 5, 2020
Oh my gosh, where do I even begin! ...
Oh my gosh, where do I even begin! The food and service at Smoke Signals is incredible. We visited Lake Placid for a quick 2 day stay, and we ended up coming here twice! Logan was our server on our first night, and he was so professional you would think you were in a 5 star restaurant. I wanted to order everything off the menu. The w ... read more
Emily H. via yelp.com - Dec 3, 2020
SO tasty! They are doing a good ...
SO tasty! They are doing a good job handling the setup with COVID (we felt very comfortable). The burnt ends were incredible, and the drinks were all delicious. I highly recommend!
Rose F. via yelp.com - Dec 2, 2020
It's a great place to try if you're ...
It's a great place to try if you're in the mood for BBQ food. I highly recommend anything with burnt ends! It's absolutely to die for. My only complaint is that some of the bartenders are subpar and tend to only pay attention to those of their liking. Otherwise, the atmosphere is great and I've never been unhappy with anything I've o ... read more
Mindy G. via yelp.com - Nov 24, 2020
What a great staff!
I came in near the end of the night for a quick bite to eat and had a great conversation with an adorable bartender named Lexi. Everyone was practicing social distancing and the bar, stools, and dividers looked clean. Lexi made me a "New York...Sour" it was delicious and we talked about boys and doggies! I will usually get a pull ... read more
K9333USkarenm via tripadvisor.com - Nov 20, 2020
Good food but long wait
Driving for several hours we were hungry. With limits on everything there were long lines at all restaurants. The wait here was 2 to 3 hours, crazy. But 20 minutes for take out, so we ordered and brought it back to the room. We had...wings, ribs, fries and bbq burnt ends. All was very good the surprise was the burnt ends, served with ... read more
Caty47 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 19, 2020
Great service! Logan was very attentive ...
Great service! Logan was very attentive without being overbearing. Scenic view right on the water. Food was delicious. Kinda hipster if you like that vibe. Family friendly yet still a chill place to grab a drink. Busboy was on point too!
Kat P. via yelp.com - Nov 19, 2020
The food was tasty for sure, and there was a fun vibe to the place. I felt like the portions were a bit small for the price (and for all sides being a la carte), but we enjoyed our experience.
David Majewski via google.com - Nov 15, 2020
My husband and I stopped in for dinner while on our "mini-moon". The wait is LONG, so add yourself to the waitlist as soon as possible. We added to the waitlist at 5:15pm and were sat around 7:30pm. The food was EXCELLENT in my opinion! I got the ADK Gold Chicken and was very satisfied. My husband got the Flatliner with a side of Che ... read more
Victoria Deschene via google.com - Nov 15, 2020
Very good food and a very nice waiter.
Tru Herpin via google.com - Nov 12, 2020
Great bbq ... read more
Paul Trainque via google.com - Nov 11, 2020
Outstanding. Haven't had brisket that good since I was in Austin Texas . Great service as well.
Andrew Romano via google.com - Nov 11, 2020
This was a fun place. We ate at ...
This was a fun place. We ate at the bar the staff was great. The poke was great but would have paired better with sticky rice instead of fried wontons. I had the ribs with house sauce not a bad rib give them 7 out of 10. Over all probably visit again ... read more
Jacq P. via yelp.com - Nov 7, 2020
Great service, great food, perfect portion sizes. Food is made in house, even desserts. Mixed drinks were amazing. Will definitely go back.
Stacey C via google.com - Nov 7, 2020
Great food and fabulous service ... read more
James Stott via google.com - Nov 7, 2020
The food was good but the wait is long and you don’t get any side dishes. A half rack of ribs was $18, and comes with NOTHING. For $3 more (each) you can add a side dish (cornbread, Mac & cheese, collard greens, etc). We checked in on the website (waitlist) at 4:28pm and it said 30-45 minute wait. When the text came through to confir ... read more
Maria Hayes via google.com - Nov 7, 2020
I feel like a beached water buffalo waiting for a croc to drag me into the water and devour me just to have a taste of the heaven i just ingested.
varkaevar13 via google.com - Nov 5, 2020
Incredible pulled pork sandwich ...
Incredible pulled pork sandwich. Brisket was good too. Get the old fashioned with the Lake Placid Spirits Bourbon.  ANYTHING with the habanero BBQ sauce is fantastic and very flavorful. Don't be scared off by the habanero- it's not really spicy. They don't take reservations and there tends to be a little bit of a wait, but There's of ... read more
Angela G. via yelp.com - Nov 5, 2020
Worth the walk in the snow!
My first shout out is to our server Nick! He was friendly, attentive, and we would have invited him to join us if we could. Smoke Signals did an EXCELLENT job socially distancing guests, immaculate and we felt very safe visiting. The food was delish,...loved the maple wings, and ribs! We will definitely visit next time we visit Lake ... read more
sarimichele via tripadvisor.com - Nov 3, 2020
Excellent BBQ
Recommended to eat here and to go early because there is always a line. Luckily it was a weekday but people were lined up on the sidewalk for the 4:00 opening. Delicious BBQ brisket and ribs ! Great service by Megan So glad we tried...it. Highly recommendMore ... read more
Margaret V via tripadvisor.com - Nov 3, 2020
Group of 3- we had the wings, fried ...
Group of 3- we had the wings, fried pickles, brisket sandwich, brisket, and chicken sandwich. Sides were corn bread, collard greens and Mac and cheese. This is not a place to go if you want a light meal- we all walked out stuffed AND with leftovers!
Brisket- on the fatty side. I had a lot of fat I cut around and didn't eat-- but
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Michelle P. via yelp.com - Nov 3, 2020
Amazing food, service and atmosphere!
Angel Berry via google.com - Nov 3, 2020
Wow!! This place is absolutely ...
Wow!! This place is absolutely amazing! You can literally smell how great it is just walking by. There was a long wait but it was so worth it! Fast friendly service. The place was clean and spacious. Large variety of drinks to choose from. Ordered  the beef brisket which basically melted in your mouth, it was probably the best I've e ... read more
Kelsey S. via yelp.com - Nov 1, 2020
Ordered food to go (due to COVID) ...
Ordered food to go (due to COVID). The half rack of ribs were just fall off the bone delicious. The slaw and garlic mashed were equally as good. Also ordered the Southwest Salad. Huge meal as well. Was so happy to find such good food during these tough times.
Henry F. via yelp.com - Nov 1, 2020
Great pulled pork and sides. Did ...
Great pulled pork and sides. Did a great job with everything covid. Loved the disposable forks and plates. Disposable forks and plates might sound corny and cheap, but they are actually really quality and fit the ascetic well!
Seth H. via yelp.com - Oct 31, 2020
We loved this Place!!
We had been told by several people to eat here on our visit to Lake Placid. We were aware of the lines. Luckily for us, visiting on a Wednesday evening in late October at about 4:30 we were seated right away. We would have liked...to sit in the area looking at the lake, but that was full, as was the outside dining area. We were i ... read more
138alp via tripadvisor.com - Oct 28, 2020
Had the tacos and they were pretty great, also the fried pickles were pretty good as well. They were the long cut type vs the chips, just an FYI. Nice decor and very helpful waitress. Definitely recommend.
Kenny Correa via google.com - Oct 28, 2020
Oh man, this place was absolutely amazing! The food was incredible and the drinks (though VERY pricy) were awesome! Not your economy eatery, but worth every penny if you have enough of them. Highly recommend this place!
Jim NYVET via google.com - Oct 27, 2020
Really great place. Food is good ...
Really great place. Food is good. Service is excellent. Beer selection is decent, but the whiskey/bourbon selection is spectacular. It's a place we always hit when we're in town.
Jeff M. via yelp.com - Oct 26, 2020
Melt in your mouth brisket, wowzers!
Jenni Yerkov via google.com - Oct 25, 2020
Surprised me!
Ended up being the best meal we had in Lake Placid. And we had great food! Brisket is excellent. I had burnt ends and loved! Excellent portions but hate the wooden forks and knives. They break easily.
Explore53095 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 23, 2020
Came from out of town for a good ...
Came from out of town for a good time. Drink was strong, blackberry margarita was on point, chicken wings in the house BBQ was probably the best BBQ wings I ever had. The brisket was super flavorful, cheddar Mac and cheese was amazing, and the garlic mashed potatoes were lightly seasoned with just enough to break up all the salty nes ... read more
Christos K. via yelp.com - Oct 21, 2020
Greta food and wonderful staff. If you're an out of towner and come through Lake Placid you should really stop by Smoke Signals.
Chris Andersen via google.com - Oct 21, 2020
Absolutely amazing food - specifically the wings. The house barbeque sauce was delicious and the wings were crispy on the outside yet tender on the inside. The service and atmosphere were excellent as well.
Gabrielle Cressman via google.com - Oct 21, 2020
Phenomenal food, great servers!!
Anders Olsen via google.com - Oct 19, 2020
BURNT END NACHOS!!!Go now and get some. Really good plate of NACHOS with crispy brisket. So good. Good service and beer selections. A winner.
Donald Maslanka via google.com - Oct 19, 2020
Entire drink menu for togo orders ! I highly recommend the huckleberry lemonade great food!
Rudy Krupitza via google.com - Oct 18, 2020
Absolutely delicious! Be prepared to wait for a table, but it’s definitely worth it. We came by at around 6pm and were told it would be an hour and a half wait. They took our cell number and texted us when our table was ready. The chicken wings were the best I’ve ever had. We ordered the habanero bbq and the maple ones and they were ... read more
Julian Huenerfauth via google.com - Oct 18, 2020
Good food ..
Gigi Miller via google.com - Oct 16, 2020
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