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Illusive Restaurant & Bar 3 Ferry St, Rensselaer
Illusive Restaurant & Bar
American

Illusive Restaurant & Bar

3 Ferry St, Rensselaer, NY 12144

A friend and I lunched there recently. Food was very good and the sweet potato fries were also delicious. Service was first rate. The restaurant is pleasant...

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  • Superb216 Reviews4.7
Srisiam 337 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer
Srisiam
Thai • $$

Srisiam

337 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144

We were back in East Greenbush for a visit after moving away in the mid-2010s. We were so glad to see that Sri Siam was doing well and had moved to a bigger...

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  • Superb173 Reviews4.7
Pellegrino Importing 449 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer
Pellegrino Importing
Italian • $$

Pellegrino Importing

449 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144

This place is great. My whole band stopped there on the way to a Vermont gig. Great sandwiches and salads. They are really friendly and fast. When passing thru...

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  • Superb108 Reviews4.8
Skyline Diner 314 Columbia St, Rensselaer
Skyline Diner
Diner • $

Skyline Diner

314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144

I've always enjoyed eating here and have been many many times and will be back. Only complaint I really have is their breakfast sandwiches leave a little...

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  • Superb224 Reviews4.6
Thai Orchid 19 2nd Ave, Rensselaer
Thai Orchid
Thai

Thai Orchid

19 2nd Ave, Rensselaer, NY 12144

My mind is blown!!! Thai Orchid is a very unassuming looking spot, my boyfriend and I passed by it a few times on our walks, and I am SO glad we finally...

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  • Superb142 Reviews4.6
Mi Ecuador Juice Bar 175 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer
Mi Ecuador Juice Bar
Latin American • $

Mi Ecuador Juice Bar

175 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144

My husband and I went in a few weeks ago and this place is legit. The staff were friendly and eagered to help. They really take their time on preparing your...

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  • Superb132 Reviews4.6
Casey's Restaurant 79 Washington Ave, Rensselaer
Casey's Restaurant
American • $$

Casey's Restaurant

79 Washington Ave, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Came here for lunch. Had a pretty good chicken parmesan. Large portions. Good flavor. Came with a house salad which was pretty good. Mixed greens. I got the...

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  • Superb140 Reviews4.5
Sliders Pizza 212 Broadway, Rensselaer
Sliders Pizza
Pizza

Sliders Pizza

212 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY 12144

This shop is hands down the best on this side of the bridge. Thank you for being so nice to my wife when she came in to order. Yes I managed to get the pizza...

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  • Superb70 Reviews4.7
Nelsons Steak Out 1750 4th St, Rensselaer
Nelsons Steak Out
Cheesesteaks • $

Nelsons Steak Out

1750 4th St, Rensselaer, NY 12144

No i don't have a favorite because everything I purchased has tasted good. I'm originally from Bronx NY and i moved up here 9 years ago and your...

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  • Superb60 Reviews4.6
Son of Egg 483 Broadway, Rensselaer
Son of Egg
Korean

Son of Egg

483 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY 12144

My favorite dish is the crispy chicken over the rice. It is so delicious! They have very spacious floor upstairs and it would be perfect for small group...

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  • Superb32 Reviews4.8
Cart And Cafe' 346 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer
Cart And Cafe'
Indian

Cart And Cafe'

346 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144

A must try in Albany area! This is a small grocery with tons of wonderful spices, sauces, curries, even some vegetables and pre made meals. It also has a...

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  • Superb88 Reviews4.4
Five Guys 600 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer
Five Guys
Fast Food • $$

Five Guys

600 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144

I love the burgers at Five Guys SO much! They are very consistent in their ingredients and tastes across the different locations. I do wish they wouldn't...

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  • Superb149 Reviews4.3
Manor House Pizza 166 Columbia Turnpike #4, Rensselaer
Manor House Pizza
Pizza • $$

Manor House Pizza

166 Columbia Turnpike #4, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Picked up a family special tonight on the recommendation from 2 separate customers. Delicious!!!! And such generous portions! Not sure how big of a family this...

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  • Superb144 Reviews4.3
Emporium Farm Brewery 472 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer
Emporium Farm Brewery
Beer Bar

Emporium Farm Brewery

472 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144

I highly recommend this place . Great beer and very friendly staff . I tried yesterday for the first time . I’m glad I did . The bartender is very...

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  • Superb30 Reviews4.7
Hot Dog Charlie's 150 Columbia St, Rensselaer
Hot Dog Charlie's
Hot Dogs • $

Hot Dog Charlie's

150 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Always a good option for a quick bite. The sauce and toppings are always great. However I feel the dogs themselves have dropped in quality since they no longer...

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  • Superb108 Reviews4.3

American Restaurants

American in Rensselaer
Illusive Restaurant & Bar 3 Ferry St, Rensselaer
Illusive Restaurant & Bar
American

Illusive Restaurant & Bar

3 Ferry St, Rensselaer, NY 12144

A friend and I lunched there recently. Food was very good and the sweet potato fries were also delicious. Service was first rate. The restaurant is pleasant...

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  • Superb216 Reviews4.7
Casey's Restaurant 79 Washington Ave, Rensselaer
Casey's Restaurant
American • $$

Casey's Restaurant

79 Washington Ave, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Came here for lunch. Had a pretty good chicken parmesan. Large portions. Good flavor. Came with a house salad which was pretty good. Mixed greens. I got the...

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  • Superb140 Reviews4.5
Applebee's Grill + Bar 594 Troy Rd, Rensselaer
Applebee's Grill + Bar
American • $$

Applebee's Grill + Bar

594 Troy Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144

This applebee's has the freshest food I have ever gotten at Applebee's ever.... There was good service as well there was 7 other people with me and...

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  • Good167 Reviews3.3

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Rensselaer
Sliders Pizza 212 Broadway, Rensselaer
Sliders Pizza
Pizza

Sliders Pizza

212 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY 12144

This shop is hands down the best on this side of the bridge. Thank you for being so nice to my wife when she came in to order. Yes I managed to get the pizza...

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  • Superb70 Reviews4.7
Manor House Pizza 166 Columbia Turnpike #4, Rensselaer
Manor House Pizza
Pizza • $$

Manor House Pizza

166 Columbia Turnpike #4, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Picked up a family special tonight on the recommendation from 2 separate customers. Delicious!!!! And such generous portions! Not sure how big of a family this...

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  • Superb144 Reviews4.3
Cuginos Pizzeria Restaurant 240 Broadway, Rensselaer
Cuginos Pizzeria Restaurant
Pizza

Cuginos Pizzeria Restaurant

240 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY 12144

First time ordering for me an my kids, had very great sauce , my kids demolished there pizz an left me 2 slices. 100 percent gonna prder from them again. Also...

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  • Good124 Reviews4.1

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Rensselaer
Asian Tea House 117 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer
Asian Tea House
Chinese

Asian Tea House

117 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144

I have gone here with my family for years and have gotten their food at least twice a week. These negative reviews do not describe ANY of my hundreds of...

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  • Average42 Reviews3.2
Zenbu 449 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer
Zenbu
Chinese • $

Zenbu

449 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144

My partner and I both got the Kung Pao Tofu and it was some of the most well fried and seasoned tofu Ive had in a long time! The dining space is also great for...

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  • Good98 Reviews3.3
Ming's Garden 150 Columbia St, Rensselaer
Ming's Garden
Chinese • $

Ming's Garden

150 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Our go-to Chinese spot in East Greenbush- excellent General Tso's, nice and appreciative owners/employees. We also recommend the crab Ragoons and steamed...

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  • Average79 Reviews3.2

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Rensselaer
Five Guys 600 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer
Five Guys
Fast Food • $$

Five Guys

600 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144

I love the burgers at Five Guys SO much! They are very consistent in their ingredients and tastes across the different locations. I do wish they wouldn't...

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  • Superb149 Reviews4.3
Wendy's 103 Van Rensselaer Square, Rensselaer
Wendy's
Fast Food

Wendy's

103 Van Rensselaer Square, Rensselaer, NY 12144

First time I tries the #6 chicken sandwich meal deal. It was delicious and I will get that again and try others also. Thanks Wendy's. Diane...

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  • Average93 Reviews2.9
Taco Bell 563 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer
Taco Bell
Fast Food • $

Taco Bell

563 N Greenbush Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144

I like the convenience of Taco Bell. They offer great tasting tacos and burritos etc. My only complaint is that I have to go to Wendy's to get a chili. I...

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  • Average153 Reviews2.7