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Gene's Fish Fry

300 Troy Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144-9475
+1 518-286-3767
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“fish fries” (3 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food
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LOCATION
300 Troy Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144-9475
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Limited menu, daily lunch special but nothing special about this place. As mentioned there is no inside seating just picnic benches under the awning., order at the window and wait. My cheeseburger was just that. condiments are on the counter and limited to relish catsup,...More

Thank Sparkle D
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Have been here many times and remains my goto place for summertime quick food. I would highly recommend, much better than the other fish fry places in the capital district.

Thank Transwizard
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Good food Good portions Friendly service Conveniently located on Rt 4 in North Greenbush near intersection with Target, Home Depot and Walmart. It's right next to a Mobile Gas station - parking lot entrance is between the Fish Fry and the Mobile. Exit only in...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Too much oil, too much of a bad batter, not enough fish. Little service, does not accept credit cards, dirty restrooms, poor quality seafood. We were driving from Vermont to New Jersey and looked up a family friendly fried fish restaurant. Actually had to go...More

Thank Buckrodger
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I had lunch here today with friends at this iconic fish fry. Everything was delicious, portions were large, very good value for the money.

Thank ross5100
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years and will continue. The star of the show here is the fish fry. Haddock is cooked right and really excellent. The price is far from the 55 cents paid in 1972 but Gene's family has continued the tradition. French fries,...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I look forward to Gene's opening every year. Just got my first fish fry of the year there yesterday. It was great, as always

Thank Mprzybylek
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is a seasonal fish-fry place with a loyal local following at a very busy intersection. Coming from the "wrong" direction is always a challenge. I may be mistaken, but I believe there is a for sale sign out front. The fact that another fish...More

Thank Kurt12123
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We LOVE Gene's fish fry. It's an East Greenbush icon! The best fish fry around! Great homemade cole slaw too!

Thank April S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I hadn't been here in years, wish I hadn't gone back. Fish is mediocre at best and FIRS inside a hot dog roll. Whereas Teds, the fish hangs out of both ends of the bun. The Fries were lukewarm and tasteless. The wait is beyond...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Troy Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144-9475
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rensselaer
  • Phone Number: +1 518-286-3767
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