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Capital City Diner

) #45 of 535 Restaurants in Albany $$ - $$$ American, , Greek
1709 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4411
+1 518-250-4261
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Diner, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1709 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4411
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great diner - all the items you would expect on the menu and then some. My kids were happy and easily found options they were pleased with for lunch. Service was fast and friendly. An easy choice.

Thank catskill2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can get a great hearty breakfast here (located out on Western Ave) and a fine burger or sandwich whenever you wish. Classic diner, comfortably large.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast while our son was at college orientation. The food was great, the atmosphere was authentic in every way, and the service was way above par!! Got to say that Carolyn was one of the most attentive waitresses we've come across in...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed another meal great at Capital City diner. The service is good and food is delicious. Located on Western on the northwest side of Albany near the Capital City mall.

Thank George_from_Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge menu, decent food, diner décor and service Nothing special, just a standard diner but large, clean, well run and popular. We never seem to wait too long for a table due to it's larger size. Diners in the area typically woefully poor compared to...More

Thank Fudbutter
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Looked at all of the trip advisor reviews and settled on this diner. So glad we did. Great parking easy to find, all kinds of food options. Cleanest diner we have been to. Everything is bright and shiny. I love the fact that they had...More

Thank jcmcgg13
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great diner atmosphere with friendly staff serving great food! Pleasantly surprised at the large variety of menu options. Very affordable- 8 people for lunch was only $100! Would definitely go again if in the area, highly recommend!

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Not wanting a fancy dinner we went to this diner. My sister ordered a cheese omelet. It was average food & passable. Diners are good for breakfast. I wanted something hot. The prices aren't all that inexpensive for diner food. ($14.95-$18.95) I ordered fried Haddock....More

Thank smiling4unow
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Showed up on an early Saturday morning, and got a hearty breakfast that hit the spot and came out extremely quickly. I can see this diner having a lot of regular customers. In my opinion, it was everything a diner should be. I even asked...More

Thank jazzedup1
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Extensive menu, great breakfasts from 7 am to Midnight or 1 AM. Can be very busy, but things move along and everybody on staff stays friendly and helpful

Thank Jim_Ketcham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1709 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4411
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-250-4261
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