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Frequently Asked Question's

With twenty-eight years of smokin' and sauce slingin' under our belt, we know how to cook - and treat barbecue with the respect it deserves. Our sauce is homemade, and our meats are seasoned and cooked to perfection.

Ours is some of the best BBQ north of Memphis, and we aren't afraid to say so. But don't take our word for it, come taste the sensation for yourself.

Where are you LOCATED?

2112 State Rt 9, Lake George NY , 12845

Routes 9 South, Lake George, NY, across from Pirate's Cove Golf Course
I-87 (Northway) Exit 21, 1/4 mile north on Route 9 South.

What are your HOURS?

Our hours change with the seasons and adaptability.  Due to Covid-19 we are subject to government restrictions and weather issues.  We have ample outside dining and adequate inside dining with 50% capacity restrictions. So please check are website or call for times – 518-668-5268.  

Wednesday  4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday      4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday           12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday      12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday         12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve (Dinner) and Christmas Day.

What CREDIT CARDS do you accept?

MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, and Diners Club.

Do you accept RESERVATIONS?

The short answer is YES! Depending on weather and Covid-19 restrictions we have been putting a cap on our reservations some nights (especially on busy nights).  Once we stop taking reservations for the night, we then go to first come first serve.

Are there rooms available for PRIVATE PARTIES?

Yes, we can accommodate private cocktail, luncheon, or dinner parties of 30 to 100 people, but until the pandemic is over we are restricted to party sizes.   We take pride in hosting your sports team, company event, family gathering, or any social special event

How many OTHER Barnsider Restaurants are there?

There is only one Barnsider Smokehouse BBQ Restaurant. We often get confused with the Barnsider Restaurant on Wolf Road in Albany, N.Y.  who we are not affiliated with.


Yes! Our front entrance has an easy access drop off area located on Route 9. When you go to park in the back parking lot the sidewalk winds around from the street to the parking lot, and where the side walk ends is where the handicapped parking is located. Our restrooms are also designed to accommodate wheelchairs.

Do you have a FULL SERVICE BAR?

Yes! it has a relaxing Adirondack-feel. The Bar design is a horse-shoe shape for easy conversation and good times.

Are there GLUTEN FREE options on the menu?

Yes! Our BBQ sauce is originally GF! We have gluten free wraps and buns!

The sides that are GF are: cole slaw, potato salad, baked potato, corn on the cob, cottage cheese, vegetable of the day, apple sauce, mashed potatos, rice pilaf.

Our fryers are all used with gluten products so if you have a gluten allergy you wont be able to get anything fried. Just makes sure to tell your server of any dietary restrictions.

Are there DAIRY FREE options on the menu?

Yes! most of our food options are dairy free or can be made dairy free! Just makes sure to tell your server of any dietary restrictions.

Are there VEGETARIAN options on the menu?

Yes! Most of the appetizers we offer are VEG. We have two different veggie burgers that you can choose from, a black bean veggie burger and a California veggie burger. We offer a selection of Salads that either come with or can be modified to not have meat. We also offer Power Bowls that can be made to just include veggies.

Our sides that are vegetarian: apple sauce, baked potato, cole slaw, corn on the cobb, cottage cheese, french fries, grean bean fries, sweet potato fries, onion rings, mac and cheese, mac salad, potato salad, rice pilaf, vegetable of the day. Just makes sure to tell your server of any dietary restrictions.