An opulent dining room at The Erlowest, featuring beautiful interiors, tables set for dinner and a fireplace.

Shepards at Erlowest

Elegant 4-Diamond Restaurant on Lake George

Winter Schedule 

Dinner served Thursday  –  Sunday 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Breakfast Available Friday – Monday 8:00am-10:30am

( A la carte dining closed Tuesday
Bar bites available 7 days per week )

Serving Daily 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Shepard’s Bar at Erlowest gives visitors a charming spot to unwind. Relax in front of the fireplace with a glass of wine or cocktail.
Guests can enjoy the Erlowest’s locally sourced ingredients with views of the lake and surrounding Adirondack Mountains.
Intimate dining rooms with fireplaces are also part of the dining experience.

Scallops on a plate with rice and grapes.

Fine Dining Overlooking Lake George

Through our fine dining restaurant, Shepards at Erlowest, we pay homage to our Founder, Mr. Edward Morse Shepard.

Shepard’s Bar at Erlowest gives visitors a charming spot to unwind. Relax in front of the fireplace with a glass of wine or cocktail.

Guests can enjoy the Erlowest’s locally sourced ingredients with views of the lake and surrounding Adirondack Mountains.

Intimate dining rooms with fireplaces are also part of the dining experience.

Starters

Chopped Romaine Salad 15
Chopped Romaine Lettuce, Heirloom Grape Tomatoes, Shaved Grana Padano Cheese, Crispy Prosciutto, Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette
Add Grilled Shrimp 6
Paired perfectly with Sauvignon Blanc, Better Half, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2021 – $13

Warm Spinach Salad16
Chipotle Olive Oil, Freeze Dried Corn, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Aged Cheddar Cheese, Balsamic Must
Paired perfectly with Chardonnay, Kendall Jackson, Santa Rosa, 2018 – $14

Artisan Greens 15
Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette, Crumbled Oscar’s Smoked Bleu Cheese, Sun Dried Cranberries, Toad Hill Maple Candied Walnuts
Paired perfectly with Riesling, Standing Stone Vineyards, Finger Lakes, NY, 2020 – $13

Harvest Bisque 14
Maple Foam, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Paired perfectly with Riesling, Standing Stone Vineyards, Finger Lakes, NY, 2020 – $13

Cajun Seared Black Tiger Shrimp 20
Sweet and Spicy Polenta Fries, Candied Shallots
Paired perfectly with Mionetto Prosecco Treviso Brut Prestige – $16

Prince Edward Island Mussels 18
Whitefield’s Farm Sausage, Roasted Peppers, Lime Thyme Butter Broth
Paired perfectly with Chardonnay, Kendall Jackson, Santa Rosa, 2018 – $14

Lobster Bisque 17
Maple Crème, Fresh Herbs, Coldwater Lobster
Paired perfectly with Bordeaux Blanc, Chateau Ducasse, Bordeaux, France, 2018 – $12

Hen of the Woods Mushroom Risotto 18
Black Truffle Salt, Maple Porcini Cream, Balsamic, Crispy Leeks
Paired perfectly with M. Chapoutier, Cote du Rhone Belleruche Blanc – $16

Apple Cider Braised Sakura Pork Belly 19
Brown Butter Sauteed Spaghetti Squash, Maple Jalapeno Glaze, Crispy Sweet Potatoes
Paired perfectly with Pinot Grigio, Santi, “Sortesele” Delle Venezie, Italy, 2020 – $12

Chef’s Select Entrees

Grilled Sakura Pork Chop 45
Creamy Aged Cheddar Brown Rice, Maple Carrots, Pineapple Salsa
Paired perfectly with Cabernet Sauvignon, Decoy, California, 2019 – $18

Roasted Whitefield’s Farm Chicken Breast 36
Roasted Garlic Risotto, Sauteed Spinach, Lemon Caper White Wine Jus
Paired perfectly with Bordeaux Blanc, Chateau Ducasse, Bordeaux, France, 2018 – $12

Braised Venison and Grilled Filet Mignon Bolognese 48
Grilled Filet Mignon Medallions, Braised Venison, Potato Gnocchi, Roasted Asparagus, Leek Cream Sauce, Twelve Year Balsamic, Shaved Grana Padano
Paired perfectly with Chianti, Palladio, Tuscany Italy, 2019 – $14

Grilled Filet Mignon 65
Garlic and Cheese Dauphinoise Potatoes, Grilled Broccolini, Truffle Thyme Demi-Glace, Crispy Onions
Paired perfectly with Cabernet Sauvignon, Decoy, California, 2019 – $18

Faroe Island Salmon 45
Lemon Herb Polenta, Sauteed Spinach, Lingonberry Beurre Blanc, Crispy Leeks
Paired perfectly with Pinot Noir, J. Lohr, Falcon’s Perch, Monterey County, California, 2020 – $16

Roasted Spaghetti Squash 32
Brown Butter Sauteed Sweet Peas, Garlic Asparagus, Lemon Basil Cream, Crispy Onions, Sumac Gastrique
Paired perfectly with Chardonnay, Kendall Jackson, Santa Rosa, 2018 – $14

Peppercorn Seared NY Strip Steak 60
Roasted Blue Potatoes, Sauteed Asparagus, Black Garlic Chianti Butter, 12yr Balsamic
Paired perfectly with Chianti, Palladio, Tuscany Italy, 2019 – $14

Slow Roasted Boneless Beef Short Rib 50
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Maple Carrots, Red Wine Au Jus
Paired perfectly with Red Blend, Apothic, California, 2020 – $12

SIDES

Marsala Sauteed Mushrooms 15

Garlic Mashed Potatoes 10

Three Jumbo Shrimp 15

Grilled Broccolini 15

Maple Glazed Carrots 10

Spaghetti Squash 10

A white plate with food on it.

Executive Chef Scott Dewar

Culinary Maestro at Shepards at Erlowest

With a passion for culinary artistry that’s palpable in every dish he crafts, Chef Scott Dewar stands as the gastronomic heart of Shepards at Erlowest. Over the years, Chef Dewar has ammassed a rich tapestry of flavors that now define his signature style. At Shepards, he seamlessly marries classic techniques with innovative twists, promising a dining experience that’s both familiar and novel. His commitment to using local, fresh ingredients showcases not just his dedication to quality, but also his deep respect for the Lake George region. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Chef Dewar ensures that every dining experience at Shepards is not just a meal, but a moment to remember. 

Dining Testimonials

One of the best restaurants I have visited in sometime. The food was outstanding, and I cannot wait to return
Jeff A
The atmosphere is absolutely charming and the meal was exquisite! Courteous, professional service, an absolutely lovely experience.
Lisa
Amazing gourmet food! We had an outstanding experience. The waitstaff was so friendly and helpful. We felt so lucky to eat here and can’t wait to go back.
Spencer K
Everything from the drinks to the food to the service was excellent!! One of the best filets I’ve ever had! I already can’t wait to go back!
Jessica S