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The Glass Tavern

115 Saratoga Rd, Suite 140, Socha Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12302-4211
+1 518-952-7443
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
115 Saratoga Rd, Suite 140, Socha Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12302-4211
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really nice waitress and the atmosphere was very warm and inviting with the fireplace near our table. The burger was excellent, the short rib mac and cheese was superb and the calamari was really nicely done with a little spice kicker to...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice atmosphere and friendly service. Vocalist was on that night. Be expected to pay more than you may be use to ...a Caesar salad with chicken, bowl of soup and 2 beers was about 40 dollars. Not quite sure what was going on with...More

Thank Allen_from_Ghent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped around opening time on Sunday and watched the place fill up. We were blown away by the restaurant itself and how beautifully it was constructed. Is certainly a standout in a rather drab location. The staff was very welcoming and most attentive. Clever craft...More

1  Thank eph62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb service and food and drinks, lovely aesthetics, plenty of parking, handicapped accessible, varied menu from creative tavern food to elegant dinners. Great presentation.

1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think you'll find that The Glass Tavern on Rt-50 in Glenville's Socha Plaza is one of the nicest places you'll see in the Capital District. Not that it's new, it is, but it's a whole new way to enjoy fine dining without the fine...More

1  Thank rick s
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I hadn't had fish & chips for quite some time, and so ordered it on my visit to The Glass Tavern. The haddock was as tasty as I have had. The other adults in our party ordered the same, and felt the same way about...More

Thank PattyR63
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I think I may have passed The Glass Tavern before and not noticed. It has a street-facing sign but the entrance is hidden inside the side lobby of an office building. A friend's recommendation put it on our map and we enjoyed dinner and dessert...More

Thank ChrisN438
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Had been here before with mixed feelings. This time was much better. We were seated right around the corner from the bar, which was annoying. Much foot traffic. Additionally, I hate row seating where the female is on a lengthy couch and the male sits...More

Thank John I
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We made reservations for 4pm on a Sunday night to celebrate our daughter's confirmation with family friends. First the double-barreled bad news - they had no record of our reservation, and technically only the raw bar and tavern section opens at 4 - the main...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Everything was good. Overall we were very pleased. The food was done properly and very flavorful. Their specialty drinks from the bar were very nice and maybe even a little on the strong side which frankly was a nice change from many restaurants nowadays. It...More

Thank Scott_from_Albany
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Darlene M
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Response from fba5 | Reviewed this property |
Their website does not list prices, which I find annoying. Maybe they just want the option to raise their prices - as they see fit...
Richard B
22 January 2017|
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Response from Pkhach | Reviewed this property |
No, dress is very casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Saratoga Rd, Suite 140, Socha Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12302-4211
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-952-7443
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We specialize in the freshest seafood, steaks and poultry dishes. From chef to server, barkeep to busser, The Glass Tavern is welcoming and hospitable. Our quality ingredients, excellent preparation, inviting presentations and relaxed atmosphere will beckon you back time after time. The Glass Tavern atmosphere makes it your place - the place for friends and family to stop the clock and enjoy our hometown hospitality. We are excited for the opportunity to create something special for our community. Our philosophy of "Hometown Hospitality" is a driving force behind all we do and centers around making our guests feel well cared for, while they're at our establishment as well as after they've gone. That is our first priority. Our intent is to achieve this by exceptional service, consistent, fresh, quality products, and a unique atmosphere!
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