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Skyline Diner

American, Diner
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314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
(518) 434-0233
07:00 - 15:00
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Westchester, NY
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Our waitress was very nice, but the toast was cold, the eggs over done and the bacon rubbery. The worst was the way the cashier treated my mother. We were buying mugs and instead of giving us the total the cashier said the price for the mugs and the amount of the bill separately. My mother was waiting for her... More 

Thank Bjlaskdrf
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I were in Albany for business this weekend and wanted to do something other than the hotel for breakfast. We saw the ratings for this diner and tried it out. We are so glad we did! The parking lot is small so that may have you wondering if you should stop in. Please do. The service is... More 

Thank Peggy M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

While we've not found too many good restaurants in Rensselaer, the Skyline Diner is a reasonably-priced, family-safe spot for a hearty breakfast. My wife and I like to sit at the "lunch counter", where we banter with friendly wait staff and enjoy scrambled eggs or a Western omelette.

Thank BretHiP
Cape May, New Jersey
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84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is my third trip to the Skyline since they took over. Each waitress was lovely. This past week my husband and I had breakfast while visiting East Greenbush. I had a few bad meals on my trip, so I was just looking for something GOOD! This was it! Great coffee, nicely cooked eggs, hot toasted bagel (not a NYC... More 

Thank ParksideNY
Albany, New York
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Skyline does not serve dinner.Breakfast or lunch the food is great and reasonable price. Menu is varied With Daily specials. It's not exotic; just good all American home style diner cooking..

Thank Sparkle D
Rensselaer, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This diner is consistently very good. The menu is extensive, the food is very good, the prices are great and the service is with a smile every time. Great place to go for a good meal.

Thank FredZ1B
Rensselaer new york
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have had breakfast here at least a half dozen times and never been disappointed. The waitresses are fast and friendly, and prices are very good.m give it a try, you won't be disappointed!

Thank gianinni2005
Rensselaer, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you like the classic diner experience this is it. Good comfort food, cheap priced and =fast. You will return for seconds.

Thank 518Familyman
Missoula, Montana
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I got exactly what I paid for. Good food, cheap bill, and good service. Location is okay. Low cost, fast food.

Thank XC-1961
Prescott, Arizona
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Back home in Upstate New York. The Skyline Diner is on Columbia Turnpike (Rte 20) in Renesselaer, NY just east of Albany. Stopped by for breakfast and had my favorite, corned beef hash and it was great. Breakfast menu has all sorts of stuff.

Thank C9928JSjimb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rensselaer
  • Phone Number: (518) 434-0233
great american dining for breakfast, lunch or earlybird dinner.

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