While in Lake Placid last week, I decided to go to the Breakfast Club, Ect. While looking at possible places to eat while traveling, many people recommended going. When I browsed the menu, I noticed how many delicious items they had. It’s one of the few restaurants/diners, I’ve actually looked at the menu beforehand and based my choice on that.
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Breakfast Club is located right on the Main Street of Lake Placid. Since it’s on the Main Street, it’s attached to many different restaurants and isn’t a stand-alone building.
The inside is cute and has a locale vibe to it. There is a bar, plenty of booths and tables. Both times we went, we were lucky to get a booth. I can only imagine how busy the Breakfast Club, Ect can be!
During our stay in Lake Placid we went twice. The first time we went, we wanted to get there right at opening because we were hiking afterwards. The website listed opening at both 7:30 and 8 so we called ahead and asked what time they opened. The employee told us they opened at 8. When we arrived at 8 on the dot, we noticed other diners. We asked the waitress when they opened at she said 7:30. We were somewhat upset but let it go.
Once seated, the service was fine. The waitresses brought out plenty of coffee and our food was brought out quickly.
The coffee as Breakfast Club, Ect is one of my favorite coffees to date. The whipped cream is homemade and the coffee itself is bold and hot. I would go there just for coffee if that was an option!
The Breakfast Club, Ect has a small menu. They have a lot of specialty pancakes like bacon, or maple whipped cream.
Interestingly enough, they don’t even start serving lunch until noon. I typically eat an earlier lunch (between 11-12) so I was disappointed I wasn’t able to try anything around 11:30.
The first time I went, I ordered the maple waffle. The waffle came out as pancakes! It was confusing but okay. There was plenty of maple whipped cream as well as pure syrup. The pancakes were some of the best I’ve had. I’m glad I don’t live close by because I’m not sure my stomach or wallet needs that daily. It was incredible.
The second time I went, I ordered a nova lox omelet with a side of fruit and rye toast. The omelet was great and wasn’t messy. I felt as if it had a lot of ingredients without breaking the omelet itself. They buttered the toast a lot and butter makes everything better.
Both meals were equally as good. As most people know, whipped cream is my favorite so I liked the maple waffle/pancake the best.
For my coffee and both entrees, the cost was $14. While it was more expensive the quality, of food made it worth it.
Summary/would I come back?
I liked the Breakfast Club, Ect a lot and I would go back anytime in Lake Placid. It’s one of my favorite brunch places (now that I know their hours)
Questions for you:
What time do you typically eat lunch?
Do you like pancakes or waffles better?