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Skyline Diner

314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
+1 518-434-0233
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“potato salad” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“comfort food” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We have enjoyed breakfast at this nice diner several times. The omelets are very good and come with a sizeable portion of excellent home fries. The coffee is top notch, too! Waitresses are friendly and efficient. We're glad this place is so close to home!

Thank MAR-VIN93
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Waiting at the nice station to take the Amtrak Lake Shore Limited from Albany to Chicago, we decided to sample some of the local cuisine for lunch. We needed to go a ways to find a cool hangout. What we found was great diner food...More

Thank Morris-Madison
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is our second trip to the Skyline diner. Breakfast is the best around. All items cooked to perfection. The waitresses are speedy and friendly! We will go back for sure.

Thank April S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Nice little diner filled with locals. The food is good and this is one of the few diners this side of the river wher you don't have to wait long for a table. The quiche is one of the favorites. The service is always fast....More

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We spend our monthly breakfast of family there. Great service and good menu options. Easy access from Albany as well as Rensselaer.

Thank Upstate_NY312
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had the best breakfast! All homemade and cooked to order. Best wait staff, coffee and prices around!

Thank April S
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We needed a place to get lunch before dropping someone off at the train station (which is just a mile or so away). This is a great place. Nice diner atmosphere, the service was fast and excellent, and the food was very good. The potato...More

Thank NikkiS909
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

A very authentic experience Friendly athmosphere and great food Highly recommended If you are looking for a good meal and a nice experience- go

Thank Henrik S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Skyline is a Rensselaer institution. It has a loyal following from breakfast through dinner service located right on Rts. 9 & 20 as you cross the bridge from Albany. Standard diner fare and of course breakfast all day long.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband, daughter, and two small grandchildren recently had lunch at the Skyline Diner. We found the wait staff to be very friendly and accommodating. With one preschooler and a soon to be toddler, our party was not the easiest group to wait on. When...More

Thank Sharon W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rensselaer
  • Phone Number: +1 518-434-0233
Great American Dining For Breakfast, Lunch Or Earlybird Dinner.
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