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715 Albany St, Schenectady, NY 12307-1340
+1 518-377-6580
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waitress was very nice and friendly and efficient. I loved the décor - seriously - looks like the place was last redecorated in 1930. None of the corporate look of a McDonald's. I liked the clientele too. All races and economic backgrounds and everybody treated with respect. Personally, I did not care for the hot dogs but the onion... More 

Thank paulruszczyk
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place is a great lunch counter. The breakfast is solid and so are the hot dogs. The meat sauce is great.

Thank Joseph B
Dedham, Massachusetts
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482 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Ignore the surroundings as it is a neighborhood that is "in transition"...AWESOME HOT DOGS AND ONION RINGS...Great value and staff as well!!

Thank CoachK2525
Glenville, New York
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I used to eat here often -- as often as I had to wait for Mohawk Honda to service my vehicle. Late breakfast, early lunch or afternoon snack, this was THE place to go in that neighborhood. Local people provided me with an insight to the community. It is also favored by county office employees, cops, jail guards and clergymen.... More 

Thank Kernan D
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Been doing it in the same place same recipes same family since 1927!!! Must be doing something right. In my opinion they do everything right great service great food great prices. Been going here for over 30 years and have never once been disappointed!!! Everyone has a bad day but they never have had one with me. Now my son... More 

Thank Bigstromboli
Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We saw this place on the food channel touting it as one of the best hot dog places in the united states. Newest Lunch met our expectations and the staff was friendly.

Thank john s
Schenectady, New York
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This eatery has been in business "forever." Basic home cooking and you can't beat the hot dogs with their special sauce that's also available to buy by the pint and quart (and, we do!) Our son is 40....we've been taking him to "the hot dog shop" (as we call it) since he was a toddler. Now we're taking our twin... More 

Thank Marilyn P
Winter Haven, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Good hot dogs. Home made chicken soup taste just like homemade. Good breakfasts too. Hot dogs are my favorite. Meat sauce is good. Use to go there back in the day, after a night of drinking.

1 Thank Patricia W
Schenectady, New York
1 review
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I've eaten there for years, breakfast, lunch , dinner and take out, not only is the food tasty but I love the since of nostalgia and the pride they take in their fellow Schenectadians.

Thank Gayle G
Reno, Nevada
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133 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

I vaguely remember this place from when I was a kid, like 50 years ago. My brother reminded me. Sure enough the place is still there. I think the name might have changed but the dogs are the same. Get them with everything. The rolls are soft but not soggy because he keeps them under a moist white towel just... More 

Thank Donnaj13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 Albany St, Schenectady, NY 12307-1340
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-377-6580

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?