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Where to stay and eat off of 87.

thegolferbitch Nov 17, 2006 04:40 PM

We're traveling up 87 to stop at a relative's, then on to Montreal.
We'll be staying a night in NY. Do you know of any good places to stay that also have good dinner/breakfast?

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    maggiekismet Nov 24, 2006 10:48 PM

    Chez Sophie is expensive, but a wonderful meal will be had...a great wine & beer list, too. I love Saratoga Springs...walk around. Chez Sophie now that it is in the Saratoga Hotel also serves breakfast....but I am sure that the breakfast restaurant that's on west side of broadway just North of the top of Caroline St is good and is way cheaper!
    Enjoy.

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      jdf Nov 22, 2006 06:01 PM

      I would suggest staying in Saratoga Springs. Exits 13-15 off of I-87 (I think about 180 miles south of Montreal). You can get a great dinner at Chez Sophie Bistro and breakfast at the County Corner Cafe. Both restaurants are in the middle of town, which is worth exploring.

      1. thegolferbitch Nov 20, 2006 11:13 AM

        Fairfield and NYchow--thank you. Breakfast and banana cream pie are too of my favorite hobbies. I have homework to do now. Thanks!

        1. NYchowcook Nov 17, 2006 09:42 PM

          Friends Lake Inn.
          http://www.friendslake.com/

          Dinner w/ award-winning wine list, and breakfast too.

          Let us know what you do!

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            swarttav Nov 17, 2006 08:35 PM

            From a mileage perspective about where do you want to stay?

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            1. re: swarttav
              thegolferbitch Nov 20, 2006 11:12 AM

              Hi Swarttav....due to the time element, probably not more than 10-20 miles off-highway

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              Fairfield Foodie Nov 17, 2006 06:07 PM

              I'd recommend Schroon Lake...several chow-worthy places, including Pitkin's (great ribs, banana cream pie, good breakfast), the Timber Wolf (amazing wings, fun atmosphere), and plenty of B&B's to get an early start. Montreal is about 2 - 2 1/2 hours away!

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