Gore Region Comfort Food

Nothing beats a delicious, hearty meal or a sweet treat after a long day spent enjoying everything the great outdoors has to offer in the Town of Johnsburg. After wrapping up an early morning of snowshoeing over backcountry trails or an afternoon of downhill skiing on Gore Mountain, head to one of Gore Region’s many top-notch eateries to warm up and fill up on comfort food favorites!

Breakfast and Lunch

Pictures courtesy of Cafe Sarah and Izzy’s Market

Local favorites like Cafe Sarah, Marsha’s Family Restaurant, Izzy’s Market & Deli, Chrissy’s Cafe, or the Full Belly Deli are open for breakfast and lunch, serving everything from fresh-baked pastries, pancakes, and omelets, to soups, sandwiches, and desserts.

Customers rave about the baked goods at Cafe Sarah, especially the chocolate chip cookies, buttermilk biscuits, macaroons, and more. 

Omelets, classic sandwiches, and tasty soups get top marks at Martha’s Family Restaurant, while biscuits and gravy followed by lemon meringue pie are can’t miss items at Chrissy’s Cafe. 

At Izzy’s Market and Deli, visitors compliment the homemade soups and standout sandwiches, with the Cubano and BBQ pulled pork noted as favorites. 

In the Johnsburg hamlet of Wevertown, Full Belly Deli has you covered for high-quality lunch meat and cheeses, along with pizza and other snack foods.


Picture courtesy of Chrissy’s Cafe

When you’re in search of a restaurant with comfort food entrees on the menu, head to Beck’s Tavern or Basil & Wick’s

Basil & Wick’s describes its cuisine as a creative take on traditional Adirondack comfort food, and frequent diners vouch that their offerings fit the bill. Bleu cheeseburgers, lobster mac and cheese, and duck wings are just a few examples of Basil & Wick’s fresh twists on beloved standards.

Located adjacent to Gore Mountain, Beck’s Tavern serves German-inspired dishes and tried-and-true pub fare. It’s a perfect dining spot when it’s time to come in from a day on the slopes. 


Picture courtesy of Barkeater Chocolates

Many of the breakfast, lunch, and dinner spots we’ve mentioned offer fresh-baked pies and cookies, ice cream, and other yummy desserts.

But, we can’t leave out Barkeater Chocolates when talking about comfort food in Johnsburg! Barkeater Chocolates carries a wide selection of gourmet artisan chocolate products, including chocolate bars with unique flavors, decadent truffles, peanut butter cups, chocolate bark, hot chocolate powder, and other craveable confections. 

Get Your Fill of Great Eats in Gore Region

So much amazing food, so little time! We know Johnsburg keeps residents and visitors busy with its four-season outdoor recreation options, but take our word for it – make time for a meal or snack the next time you’re in town, and you won’t be disappointed!