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Gene's Fish Fry

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300 Troy Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144-9475
+1 518-286-3767
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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East Greenbush, New York, United States
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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!

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Thank April S
Albany, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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 ridiculous... They must be making money hand over fist because the place is a dump... More 

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Kinderhook, New York
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

The fish was OK, french fries were under cooked and the cole slaw was boring. I don't eat fried food often so I was really looking forward to this fish fry. The french fries were warm but the centers were not cooked all the way. :-(

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Thank Prudence T
Rensselaer, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

fish fries and fries the best many people love the burgers and say there better than jacks and a lemonade and start your summer hope to be first in line this year

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Thank chucknoll
East Greenbush, New York, United States
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Gene's has been our family favorite for over 4 decades. It's family owned too. They have the best fish fry around! Wish they were open year round!

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Thank April S
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

the value of the meals are not as good as they used to be. Less for your money, and the quality is not much better. Once a favorite...not so much anymore...

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Thank kelster64
Clifton Park, New York
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240 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

This seasonal stand offers everything a summer appetite could want . It's nothing fancy in the way of building and seating, but it gets the job done. I had lunch here with my sister who works next door and we went with some grilled burgers that were part of a special that included fries and a soda and a fish... More 

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Thank disneyguy333
Rensselaer
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Fish fry was all dark cheap fish. The breading was not even good. Dry. you can tell they really don't put a lot of effort into the place only open for the summer months so you would think they would put effort.

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2 Thank Chrisbst
Watervliet, New York, United States
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

Came here with my kids and it was an awful experience ,The woman at the window was miserable. I think she was the owner, I don't get how owners think they can be rude and expect to be successful. I will just go across the street or to teds when I want a good fish fry. I'll Spend my money... More 

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3 Thank Bill S
Rensselaer, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

Every summer my son and family visit the area we have to visit Gene's Fish Fry. Both he and his son and daughter MUST go to Gene's. They live in Switzerland so they are not here often. We all get the fish sandwich and the kids think of it as a picnic!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?