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The Rusty Nail

1781 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065-2413
+1 518-371-9875
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“wings” (103 reviews)
“chicken wing” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1781 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065-2413
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for my mother in laws birthday. Was told the table would be free at 2pm ....230 still no table. If your going for the birthday promotion tell them AFTER you are seated. 45 mins later we left.

Thank charitylee6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wings are the best, and friendly staff. Small but good location. Home town feel but everyone fits right in.

Thank williamlynch58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great local place - great staff and good tavern food. We live to sit in the back and eat . They offer a birthday special a free wing for each year your alive!

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to go at 6pm on a Tuesday night. Seems they have a hot wing special that night. The line was so far out the door we did not even try to get in. Also, the level of the music emitting from the small...More

Thank TopsideMI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, great service, high quality food, and more than adequate quantity. One side has a bar and can be a little loud - the other side is better if you want to have a conversation. Nice atmosphere and reasonable prices. What's not to like!

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Go see Vicky - the funniest and best bartender in the area. I'd follow her anywhere. We always get the wings when we go - nothing else. I love great chicken wings. Extra crispy, hot! You also get Birthday wings. If you turn 30, 40,...More

Thank Shoogie417
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Let me first warn you that there is almost always a 15 minute or longer wait to get a table. They do have a terrific birthday deal on chicken wings. I highly recommend you check out their website or call to get the information. The...More

Thank FloridaNYSP
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I visited on a very busy Saturday afternoon and I was lucky to find a stool at the bar. The woman was very pleasant and served me up 3 drafts as I ordered a French Onion Soup. That's when the tone changed. I was never...More

Thank cmacNYC
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I live locally and have been coming here for 15 plus years. Pub food is always great! Wings are the best in the area in my opinion. Great you get free wings on your birthday ( what ever your age is the quantity you will...More

Thank Michelle Farrin... G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Best chicken wings around. Several different flavors to pick from and nice birthday specials. Poutine seems to be a added bonus if you like that

Thank Deb B
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Questions & Answers
9 August 2016|
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Response from Nina1024 | Reviewed this property |
No strings attached. They do not take reservations. You can walk in and wait for a table. The deal is only good on your birthday, make sure you bring proof!
6 May 2016|
Response from FloridaNYSP | Reviewed this property |
Freehold where? I recommend you utilize google maps.
30 April 2016|
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Response from ferryspotter | Reviewed this property |
It has many tvs like any good sports bar, but also many tables more suited to groups and families. The bar area is somewhat separate from all that and not too deep behind the bar seats on two of the four sides. There are a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1781 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065-2413
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clifton Park
  • Phone Number: +1 518-371-9875
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