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Peter Pause Restaurant

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535 Nott St, Schenectady, NY
+1 518-382-9278
06:00 - 14:00
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Rotterdam, New York
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144 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

There hours are early mourning to around 2 pm, good Italian lunch menu , very good soups and sandwiches.

Thank David B
Cobbleskill, United States
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

This place has been here for years never failing to serve up their daily specials. Very good on the price and certainly on the portions. Menu is not huge but does not have to be as what they make they are some of the best at making.

Thank David P
West Orange, New Jersey
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181 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

The atmosphere here is friendly & simple. The menu for breakfast is nothing fancy, but the service is prompt, the food freshly prepared and the smiles abound as you absorb the neighborhood feel of this gem. I'll go back for lunch another time, soon!

1 Thank Susan F
Schenectady, New York
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Just wanted to mention that (Bruno), mentioned in a review is no longer the owner of this establishment. It was sold. Don't go there expecting things to be the same as they were. The new owners are trying their very best to keep things like they were as much as possible but that's no easy task. The food is still... More 

1 Thank buffsabres1
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

They brought both ends of Sicily with them, thank you very much! Fantastic food. Smell of fresh breads and desserts baking competes with the smiling service and clientele. I've been going there since I did my weekends at the Scotia Base in 1982. Thankfully, the right things never change.

Thank Wolfsbyte
Schenectady, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

A nice place to get a good tasting breakfast at a very reasonable price. Everytime I come it is very busy but the service never suffers. Everyone is so friendly and I always feel welcome. I always end up with some food to take home for tomorrow's breakfast. A must try!

Thank Chloe D
Schenectady, New York
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154 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013

I had been wanting to visit Peter Pause for quite a long time, but the hours they are open don't line up very well with my work schedule. Finally, I had off and the opportunity to make it over for lunch one afternoon with a friend. When we arrived, the place was completely packed and there was a line waiting... More 

Thank jennjenn85
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013 via mobile

Love the atmosphere. Breakfast is awesome! Food is always great! Owner is always present which is a good thing! Servers are really sweet!

Thank Kristi I
Schenectady, New York, United States
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

breakfast and lunch, everyone in Schenectady is there. Say hi to Bruno at the grill and his wife in the back. Specials are all great.

Thank Mike O
Glenville, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

best breakfast in the area. i've been going there for ten years and the eggs are perfect, every time! family run, they make you feel like Norm from cheers! the make a point of knowing who you are and asking how thing are going.

Thank steve h

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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 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 Nott St, Schenectady, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-382-9278

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?