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Colonie Diner

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1890 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-4223
+1 518-456-1550
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Schenectady, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

A nice diner, newly renovated. Food is like homemade home style. There is a large menu selection. Breakfast, lunch and dinner selections. Burgers, salads, sandwiches and much more.

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Williston, Vermont
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Terrific breakfast. Really reasonable prices. Tons of food for the $. Love my rye toast. Great service from waitress... Very attentive. The cinnamon bun was sliced in half and toasted...gooey

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Thank pjreiss
Hernando, Florida
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

WoW! a Rueben sandwich to die for.Many years have gone by since I had a great sandwich like this. Going have to travel back. Oh hubby enjoyed his Cheeseburger too. Great plate with pickles too. Waitress great.

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Thank 13Karen73
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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182 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Stopped early for breakfast and sat at the counter. The waitress was prompt to serve a coffee while we were looking at the menu. The colonial breakfast is huge but still very tasty. Only little annoyance is when the waitress talks loudly with a customer on the other side of the counter in Greek and we could barely talk with... More 

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Thank Christian D
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

We take many bus tours and they always stop at chinese buffet which is right across from Colonie and we got tired of going to the buffets so this is the second time we have gone to Colonie .We enjoy coming here for the food and service.

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Thank Christine G
albany ny
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144 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

there were four ou for breakfast at 8am.my son had a breakfast burreto,his friend had irish eggs benedict and my hushand and i had a large breafast of eggs,sausage,hamandbacon with french toast.all breakfasts were good and the coffee was hot and fresh.waitstaff was friendly and efficent.

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Thank maryfemia
Albany, New York
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112 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Thus is a solid diner, as far as diners go. Certainly worth a visit. Service was fast, food came out quickly and was not overly greasy or gross. My only complaint would be that they really pack people in here. If I had to grab lunch I'd drop by knowing I could get a good sandwich and fast service.

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Thank Isaiah S
Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
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106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Let's admit it: breakfast is comfort food. At the Colonie Diner that comfort is offered all day including eggs over easy at 4:00 in the afternoon and the classic bottomless cup of coffee. Their selection of eggs benedicts styles are prodigious (the Irish Benedict with sausage gravy sounds delish... maybe next time).

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Thank LA_Pomeroy
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

I could only manage half of the sizeable pastrami reuben I ordered, and the potato salad side was perfect. My wife's burger was perfection as well. No better word to describe the coffee ~ perfect! We indulged in a slice of chocolate layer cake which was, er, perfect. Service was fast and attentive. Décor isn't as glitzy as some other... More 

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Thank Howie L
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

This might be my new favorite place for breakfast/brunch which is one of my favorite meals to eat out for. The coffee was delicious, the eggs were cooked perfectly, the potatoes are AWESOME and the link sausage is very tasty. My only complaint, which isn't the restaurant's fault, was a family of 5 with a small baby that was pretty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1890 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-4223
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-456-1550

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