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Mike's Restaurant

1135 Erie Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12305-1431
+1 518-382-9213
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“meat sauce” (7 reviews)
“hot dog” (23 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
Open Now
05:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
1135 Erie Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12305-1431
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Reviews (48)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not from around here. So, I think the good reviews are based on nostalgia. The hot dogs were terrible. Left a nasty aftertaste. The fries were medium rare soggy . Maybe I am spoiled by the great hot dogs found in Buffalo and...More

Thank sal h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend the hot dogs "all the way." They have been in business here for over 50 years for a reason--they are great!

Thank Oil-Patch-Reviews
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Mike's has the best meat sauce in the area - you can't beat their hot dogs with the works. Then add an order of their home fries and you have a great lunch or dinner!!

Thank wmcleve
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Good food at a good price either breakfast, lunch or dinner! Friendly staff and food cooked to order.

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Tasty and fast grill food. Hot dogs and Rings were good. Parking can be tight. Also, super busy at dinner hours. Friendly staff.

Thank FloridaNYSP
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Union college and had breakfast at Mikes. DELICIOUS. Best breakfast we've had- cannot say a bad word. Waitress was excellent! We were visiting from Massachusetts and felt welcome/left full. When visiting Schenectady- mikes is a MUST.

Thank KL248248
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a great diner. No frills. Just good food. Food is served on styrofoam plates, and you get to use plastic utensils. Long time customers get up from their stool, go behind the counter, and help themselves. Servers are running frantically, always greeting...More

Thank Duane G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent food and personnel. Most unique hot dog sauce I have ever had-a must visit every time I am in Schecectady

Thank RMS3000
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Just a great diner. Burgers, dogs, fries, etc are the best. Breakfast is available and also great for the price. On the edge of the Schenectady Historical Stockade district and downtown. Will be very convenient to the Casino, opening in Spring 2017. Side note but...More

Thank MooseMikeNY
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Very cheap ($) but good hotdogs. Not from the north I just don't get the hotdog world but I did try them out and the sauce, very good. I would stop by again next time I am in the area. Homey atmosphere with very nice...More

Thank Ronald B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1135 Erie Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12305-1431
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-382-9213
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