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Mar 3, 2021

Order Online!

Beginning Thursday, March 4th, we are happy to offer Online Food Ordering. We have made it easy to enjoy your favorite Big Slide menu items at home. Please click here to begin the order process!

Feb 18, 2021

Ruby Red IPA 4-packs now available!

Make sure to get a four pack of our new 16oz cans - Ruby Red IPA. Juicy and hoppy, clear, light amber in color with Citra and Centennial hops and ruby red grapefruit extract. The label features a photograph from local legend Shaun Ondack!

Feb 12, 2021

President's Week

We are excited to have you visit us at Big Slide for in-person dining, but due to anticipated business levels and in an effort to take the best care of our in-person guests, we are unable to do takeout orders until further notice. A list of places in Lake Placid...Continue Reading

Dec 4, 2020

New Mid-Week Deals!

Beginning on Tuesday, December 8th, we will have a new $2 Taco Tuesdays, then a new Burger & Pint night for Wednesday nights, and the return of Pizza & Pint nights on Thursdays. Details here.

Nov 20, 2020


Glad to report that we are open every day for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Brunch starts at 10am on Sunday, lunch at 11:30 on the other days. (Sorry, we will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas day).

Nov 5, 2020

Thursday Update

Please see the joint press release from us and the Essex County Health Department. As it details, we are closing for about two weeks out of precaution - this is not mandated but we want to be extra-vigilant keeping our staff and customers safe. We look forward to seeing everyone...Continue Reading

Oct 1, 2020

We are OPEN!

We are serving inside at the bar and at tables, with all proper precautions and distancing in effect, as well as outside on the patio and under our heated tent. We are open Tuesday through Sunday, closed on Mondays.

Jul 9, 2020

OPEN Tuesday through Sunday.

Join us inside and outside all summer long, serving from 12 noon until 9pm Tuesday through Saturday, then 10am -9pm Sunday for our famous Sunday Brunch!

Jul 3, 2020

Happy 4th of July!

We are OPEN (and serving inside and outside) on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from 12 noon until 9pm.

Jun 26, 2020

Our current menu!

Serving from 12noon until 9pm daily, 10am-9pm on Sundays for brunch!

Jun 18, 2020

Our current menu

Serving inside and outside from 12-9pm.

Jun 15, 2020

This week's menu

Closed on Monday but open Tuesday at noon for inside and outside dining!

Jun 13, 2020

Saturday Menu

Serving from 12noon until 9pm. Inside and Outside seating available. 518-523-7844

Jun 11, 2020

Phase 3 Reopening

Great news - beginning at noon today, Friday, June 12th, we will be open for both INSIDE and OUTSIDE dining. We will be strictly following all guidance and regulations from NY, the CDC, and the NYS Restaurant Association. These rules include social distancing, mask wearing, and a 50% indoor capacity...Continue Reading

Jun 11, 2020

Thursday Menu

Serving from 3-8pm today! 518-523-7844

Jun 9, 2020

Tuesday Menu

Serving from 3-8pm. Outside seating is available.518-523-7844

Jun 6, 2020

Saturday Menu - Outdoor Seating is OPEN!!

Serving from 12 noon until 8pm. 518-523-7844

Jun 5, 2020

Open for Indoor & Outdoor Dining - Here's what we are doing!

September 13, 2021 Update: We are now open 7 days a week for indoor and outdoor dining! The new hours of operations are as follows: Monday-Thursday 11:30am-9:00pm. Friday & Saturday 11:30am-10:00pm. Sunday Brunch 10:00am-2:00pm. Our outdoor patio is dog-friendly! Due to recommendations from the CDC and NYS, masks are optional...Continue Reading

Jun 5, 2020

Jun 4, 2020

Thursday Menu

Open from 3-8pm. Now you can enjoy your to-go food on-site while having one of our delicious draft beers too!

Jun 1, 2020

Tuesday June 2 Menu

Tuesday menu, serving from 3-8pm. 518-523-7844

May 31, 2020

Sunday Menu

Serving until 6pm! 518-523-7844

May 29, 2020

Friday Menu !!

Serving from 3-8pm! 518-523-7844

May 28, 2020

Thursday Menu

Serving from 3-8pm today! 518-523-7844

May 27, 2020

Wednesday May 27th Menu

Serving until 8pm! 518-523-7844

May 26, 2020

Tuesday 5/26 Menu

Serving from 3-8pm.518-523-7844

May 23, 2020


Serving from 10am until 6pm on Sunday!

May 22, 2020

Friday and Saturday Menu

Serving 3-8 Friday, 12noon-8pm Saturday, then Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

May 21, 2020

Thursday Menu

Serving 3-8pm and featuring The City of Champions Steak and a new Mud Pie dessert! 518-523-7844

May 20, 2020

Oyster Friday is back!

This week we are featuring Umami Oysters from Rhode Island. Pre-orders will begin at 4pm Friday. 518-523-7844. Umami Oysters are cultivated in long-line suspension trays in the nutrient rich waters of East Passage, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. These trays are submerged in the strong tidal waters in depths of up...Continue Reading

May 20, 2020

Wednesday Menu

Available from 3pm-8pm. 518-523-7844.

May 18, 2020


Serving from 3-8pm Tuesday, May 19th.

May 16, 2020


Serving until 8pm. 518-523-7844

May 15, 2020

FRIDAY! Oysters and more.....

Serving from 3pm-8pm. Oyster pre-orders are accepted beginning at 4pm. 518-523-7844

May 14, 2020

Thursday Menu

Serving until 8pm. How about the new Hipster Chicken Sandwich - A Vermont Country Farms chicken breast, local kimchi, fried egg & sriracha maple aioli. MMMMmmmmm!

May 13, 2020

THE BEST! Another Gold for BSB!

We are proud to have been voted the #1 Restaurant in the Northern Adirondacks in the's Reader's Choice Poll. Thank you to all that voted for us - it is truly an enormous honor!!

May 13, 2020

Wednesday Menu

Serving from 3-8pm.

May 11, 2020

Tuesday May 12th Menu

Serving from 3-8pm on Tuesday May 12!

May 8, 2020

Friday Menu

Serving from 3-8pm.

May 7, 2020

Thursday May 7th Menu

Serving from 3-8pm today!

May 6, 2020

Wednesday May 6th Menu

Serving from 3-8pm today. Thanks.

May 5, 2020

Tuesday May 5th Menu

Serving from 3-8pm.

May 4, 2020

Tuesday May 5th Menu

I can't decide - it all looks soooo good. Serving from 3-8pm.

May 4, 2020

May 1, 2020

The Menu (Friday and Saturday)

Available Friday and Saturday from 3-8pm, then be ready for Sunday Brunch at 10am Sunday.

Apr 29, 2020

Thursday April 30th Menu

Serving 3-8pm.

Apr 28, 2020

Tuesday April 28th Menu

Serving 3-8pm

Apr 26, 2020

Monday 4/27 Menu

Serving from 3-8pm. 518-523-7844

Apr 25, 2020

Sunday Brunch Menu

Serving from 10am on Sunday. Check out the brunch combos for your best deal!

Apr 25, 2020

Saturday Menu - Some Favorites Return!

Serving from 3pm until 8pm. 518-523-7844.

Apr 24, 2020


Serving from 3pm-8pm. 518-523-7844

Apr 23, 2020

Thursday Menu

Serving 3-8pm. Check out the new dessert!!

Apr 20, 2020

Monday & Tuesday Menu

Open from 3pm-8pm. Cheers!

Apr 18, 2020

Saturday Menu

Serving from 3-8pm today.

Apr 17, 2020


We are proud to offer curbside food from BSB. 3-8pm Friday, 2-8pm Saturday, and 12 noon -8 pm Sunday. 518-523-7844

Apr 16, 2020

Curbside food starts Friday!!!!!

On Friday at 3pm, we will begin to offer our delicious food from Big Slide. Our menu for the weekend is shown below, AND we will be adding a homemade bagel and egg sandwich to Sunday's service, which will begin at noon and be available until 8pm. Saturday food service...Continue Reading

Mar 31, 2020

BETA now available!

It’s back and as delicious as ever. BETA Hazy is back on tap which means it’s available in crowlers for curbside pickup as well as for shipping. Get yours today!

Mar 27, 2020

Open at Noon, Food from The Pub @3pm

Come down to Big Slide to see Stu, and when you are hungry this afternoon, call or stop by The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery for some of Sherm's finest cooking. Food delivery and curbside is from 3-7pm at The Pub. Call 518-523-3813.

Mar 23, 2020


We are happy to announce it is now legal to ship crowlers inside of NY State during this crisis. So please visit here and order beer to be shipped to your door today.

Mar 20, 2020

March 20th Update

Thank you all so much for your support. Here is our info for this weekend. UPDATE: looks like we will be serving food from The Pub on Sunday and Monday too. Details to follow.

Mar 19, 2020

March 19 Update

Hello - we are serving BEER (and wine and liquor) CURBSIDE at Big Slide or DELIVERY in Lake Placid every day. Hours for the next few days are : Thursday & Friday - 12 Noon until 7pm Saturday and Sunday - 12 Noon until 6pm We are not currently serving...Continue Reading

Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus Status

As most of you are aware, due to mandatory shut-downs, Big Slide is not open for in-house dining nor drinking. During this time, we will be selling beer to-go on a daily basis. We may even start to deliver it. The situation is very fluid, as you know, so we...Continue Reading

Mar 10, 2020

Local's Week Is Coming (eventually)!!

LOCAL'S WEEK HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE CURRENT MANDATORY SHUTDOWN. WE WILL RESCHEDULE ONCE WE REOPEN.Join us for Local's Week at Big Slide!HALF OFF our entire food menu from Sunday, March 22 at 4pm through Thursday, March 26th, and then cap off the week by enjoying $1 Oysters on...Continue Reading

Jan 27, 2020

Sour Diesel is Back!

Sour Diesel is back on tap! Strong Amber Sour Ale blended with a Barleywine Ale, resulting in a high octane, malty sour ale. Warming, Tart & Heady.- 7.5% ABV, 33 IBU

Jan 7, 2020

Jagged Little Pilsner now on tap!

You oughta know this pils is light, crisp, and refreshing, brewed with Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand. * - not in any way related to Ms. Morrisette, we just like the name...

Dec 6, 2019

Holiday Hours

We will be open on Christmas eve until 9pm. We will be closed on Christmas day but will reopen at 11:30am on the 26th. Our sister brewery, the Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, will be OPEN on Christmas day beginning at 3pm. Have a great holiday and Merry Christmas from...Continue Reading

Nov 13, 2019

Howl and Menu

Exciting times at Big Slide with tonight's Howl Story Slam at 7pm and tomorrow's release of our winter menu!!

Nov 1, 2019

Bourbon-Barrel Ubu Now Available

After seven months in a Heaven Hill Distillery Bourbon Barrel, our sixth bottling of our famous Ubu Ale is better than ever. Vanilla, oak, and bourbon flavors meld perfectly with the dark fruit flavors of a specially brewed Super-Ubu. 10.5% ABV

Sep 19, 2019

Celebrate Fall With A Pumpkin Sour!!

Fall is the best time of year in The Adirondacks. Our newest brew is the perfect beer to sip and watch the leaves change. Our Pumpkin Sour is a kettle-soured ale, sweetened with lactose & conditioned on pumpkin puree. Cheers!!

Jul 30, 2019

Power of Produce Club

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County Presents: Power of Produce Club!Explore local farmers' markets during market hours.Including cooking demonstrations, taste testing, story-time, crafts, and much more!Activities are geared for children ages 4-10. Kids will each receive $5 each week to buy veggies or fruits of their choice!___Lake Placid Farmers' MarketWednesday...Continue Reading

Jul 25, 2019

New Release: English Pale Ale

Today we released our English Pale Ale! 5.2% ABV, 33 IBU A classic English-Style Pale Ale brewed with English hops, barley & yeast. English pale ales have a more robust malt backbone & fruit esters derived from the yeast. This beer is being entered in the 2019 Continue Reading

Jul 24, 2019

No Brunch on Ironman Sunday (but FREE BEER)

Join us Sunday, July 28th to watch Ironman Lake Placid. We will not be serving brunch on Ironman Sunday BUT we are offering complimentary house pints of select beers from noon until 1pm. We will be open at noon and serving our full lunch and dinner menu. We are the...Continue Reading

Jul 24, 2019

NEW RELEASE - Kriek Lambic "Without a Paddle"

YOU MUST TRY our Kriek Lambic we like to call “Without a Paddle” 7.0% ABV, 27 IBU __ Aged for 18 MONTHS in a red wine barrel with the famous Roeselare Blend. 400 POUNDS of NY Montmorency Cherries were then added to the barrels for yet another 6 MONTHS OF...Continue Reading

May 7, 2019

Mother's Day Brunch!

Join us on Mother's Day, May 12th! Treat your Moms to a fantastic Farm-to-Table menu along with "Mom-osas” - Free Mimosas for all Moms, all day!!Brunch 10am-1pm will also have a few new features like Crab Cake Benedict.Our awesome, regular menu wil be served from 1pm-9pm.

Apr 30, 2019

Eat Adk Week begins May 2nd

EAT ADK week is a celebration of great eats in the Adirondacks!Join us at Big Slide as we offer a menu with classic favorites as well as some never before seen items! We are offering a 3 course prix fixe menu for only $15! If you would like to...Continue Reading

Mar 3, 2019

Bottle Release - #4 Bobby

On Wednesday March 20th, the birthday of the most famous #4 in Boston history, Bobby Orr, we will be releasing our newest funk room beer, #4 Bobby. An Oud Bruin. 7.8% ABV, 8 IBU 750ml corked bottle. A traditional Belgian-Style Brown Ale, brewed with Munich malts & Dark Crystal Malts...Continue Reading

Jan 5, 2019

February Beer Pairing Event

On Wednesday, February 6th, Big Slide will be hosting a six course beer pairing event. Chef Greg Sherman and our Director of Brewing, Kevin Litchfield, have come together to create a menu that is sure to please all! Tickets for this event are limited and seating will be banquet style...Continue Reading

Dec 28, 2018

New Year's Day

Join us on New Year's Day for a special, modified Brunch. We are opening early (at 11a.m.) and serving our normal lunch menu as well as some of Chef Sherman's special brunch items. Bottomless mimosas, wonderful Bloody Mary's, and, of course, our world class beers are sure to take away...Continue Reading

Dec 13, 2018

Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve - Serving food until 9pm. Christmas Day - Closed all day, but our sister brewery, The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery will be opening at 4pm for food and drinks. January 1 - Opening early at 11am, serving a special brunch menu and our normal lunch menu. Drink...Continue Reading

Dec 6, 2018

Merry Christmas!

Big Slide will be closed on Christmas day to allow our staff to spend the day with their families. We will reopen for lunch at 11:20am on Decemeber 26th.

Nov 22, 2018

Resilience IPA

Big Slide Brewery & Public House is proud to join with Sierra Nevada Brewing, and hundreds of others brewers across the county, to brew Resilience IPA. This beer, whose recipe was designed by the folks at Sierra, will be brewed nationwide, including at both of our Lake Placid breweries, on...Continue Reading

Oct 25, 2018


We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day to give our staff a chance to spend time with their families. We will reopen at our normal time (11:30am) on Friday. Please don't forget to stock up on crowlers, growlers, cans, and bottles for your Thanksgiving day needs!

Oct 12, 2018

Barrel Aged Imperial Pilsner

A hoppy pilsner brewed to a higher gravity specifically for the purpose of aging in a white wine barrel. Classic German Pilsner malt lays the lightly toasted, medium bodied foundation for showcasing the Nelson Sauvin hops grown in New Zealand, which provide flavors of grapes & stone fruit. Six months...Continue Reading

Aug 3, 2018

Bourbon Ubu brings home the hardware!

We are very honored to announce that Bourbon Barrel Aged Ubu Ale was awarded a Bronze Medal at this year's NY State Craft Beer Competition. Look for the next batch of this award-winning brew to be available in late September, early October, and make sure to reserve your bottles early...Continue Reading

Jun 14, 2018

New Menu starts June 14th!

We are proud to announce that Chef Sherman's menu is starting Thursday June 14th. Hope you will come by to check out some new items and some twists on some BSB favorites!Take a peek right here.

May 31, 2018

St Agnes Gala Special Hours

On Thursday June 7th, we will be hosting the annual St Agnes Spring Gala and will be closing early for this private event. We will be serving lunch until 3pm, and the bar will be open to the public until 5pm. Tickets to the Gala are still available so please contact...Continue Reading

Apr 19, 2018

Peaches' Threesome has arrived!

A Belgo-American strong ale brewed with Belgian malts, fermented with Belgian yeast, and aggressively hopped with American hops to create a unique American version of a classic Belgian Tripel. Aged for 4 months in white wine barrels with peaches!

Mar 26, 2018

Easter Sunday Brunch

We will be open and serving our full brunch menu on Sunday April 1st from 10am until 1pm, then we will transition to our daily menu. Hope to see you Sunday (if not before)!

Dec 28, 2017

New Year's Eve and Day

Start your night on Sunday and begin your day on Monday at Big Slide. We will be featuring NYE drink specials on Sunday night, then we will be opening early on Monday (at 11am), offering Pancakes, Eggs, and other brunch items in addition to our full menu. Hope you will...Continue Reading

Dec 14, 2017

Krampus Party

Krampus comes to Lake Placid. Join us on the longest night of the year for an evening of dark beers. In addition to four or five of our house selections, we will be tapping a keg of Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout. This keg is one of only 200 sent to...Continue Reading

Nov 20, 2017

Adirondack Life feature story on Big Slide

Thank you to David Sommerstein and the staff at Adirondack Life Magazine for such a nice article on Big Slide. It can be found here: 

Oct 26, 2017

Thanksgiving / Skate America Hours

We welcome the world back to Lake Placid. We will be open all day on Thanksgiving, from 11:30am until 10pm, serving our full menu PLUS a special Thanksgiving Day meal for only $20!!!. We are also staying open later on Friday & Saturday nights, serving our full menu until 10pm...Continue Reading

Oct 12, 2017

New Menu Begins 10/13

Our new menu is making its debut on Friday, October the 13th during our Superstition Party. Hope you can join us to check it out. 

Aug 25, 2017

Bourbon Barrel Aged UBU On Tap!!

Stop in to try our latest batch of Bourbon Barrel Aged UBU.  We brew a strong version of The Lake Placid Pub and Brewery's flagship ale and age it in a freshly dumped bourbon barrel.  Available on tap and in crowlers.  Won't last long so stop on down and raise...Continue Reading

Aug 3, 2017


Giant IPA has been awarded the Gold Medal as the best American Double IPA in all of New York State at this year's New York Craft Beer Competition. We are honored and humbled by this award, and we could not think of a better category to win. There were over 5...Continue Reading

Jul 17, 2017

May 29, 2017

Big Slide Live!!!

A fun night of Live Music, Caribbean Food Flavors, and Unique Craft Beer!!!

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