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Newest Lunch

715 Albany St, Schenectady, NY 12307-1340
+1 518-377-6580
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  • Very good32%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“meat sauce” (8 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“hot dogs” (10 reviews)
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American, Diner
715 Albany St, Schenectady, NY 12307-1340
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Locals basically grew up with Newest and the family who owns and runs it basically grew up with us. Eating here is like going to a family members house for a weekend get together. Everything is amazing. Be sure to call ahead about two days...More

Thank gigil483
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Went in for a quick lunch, found an old school diner for some hot dogs and fries. They have a great lunch special. Two hotdogs with the works and a large plate of fries. Hotdogs- grilled, soft steamed buns, meat sauce tastes a little heavy...More

Thank M3026
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Newest Lunch in Schenectady, NY first opened its doors in 1927. This local joint in a visually rough neighbourhood stays true to its roots. The resto remains a lunch counter eatery, with booths directly across from the counter stools. Their specialty dogs - meat...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I love this unpretentious little diner. The hot dogs are great. The soup is usually a good choice, as is the BLT. Save room for cheesecake!

Thank muddyexplorer
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My family travels from Long Island to Newest in Schenectady ever year on our annual hot dog road trip. I grew up in Scotia N.Y and have been eating these delights for 40+ years. By far the best I have ever had. The staff is...More

Thank Jkeep6
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My mother in law took me to this cafe/diner when I was in Schenectady in May. At first I was a bit sceptical because the interior seems bit outworn, however my impressions changed as soon as I got my food! I ordered the chicken sandwich...More

Thank Sabina S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The waitress was very nice and friendly and efficient. I loved the décor - seriously - looks like the place was last redecorated in 1930. None of the corporate look of a McDonald's. I liked the clientele too. All races and economic backgrounds and everybody...More

Thank paulruszczyk
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place is a great lunch counter. The breakfast is solid and so are the hot dogs. The meat sauce is great.

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Ignore the surroundings as it is a neighborhood that is "in transition"...AWESOME HOT DOGS AND ONION RINGS...Great value and staff as well!!

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I used to eat here often -- as often as I had to wait for Mohawk Honda to service my vehicle. Late breakfast, early lunch or afternoon snack, this was THE place to go in that neighborhood. Local people provided me with an insight to...More

Thank Kernan D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 Albany St, Schenectady, NY 12307-1340
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-377-6580
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