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Jack's Diner

547 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-2214
+1 518-482-9807
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
547 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-2214
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We've been here many times. The reason being, the food is excellent, always cooked to order and perfect and the service excellent from the entire wait staff. The staff is always cheerful and greets each customer with a smile. The kitchen staff does a great...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

My eggs were good but the grits had zero love in them. My husband liked his potatoes and omelet. The coffee is a little on the weak side. Service was great. I didn’t love the music they played, but that’s not huge. It’s a very...More

Thank Takemetoalaska
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Full disclosure, we frequent this Diner often. The reason is simple. The food is excellent, prepared to order as requested and the service very professional. It is friendly diner with a wait staff that always has a smile. It has become a popular place among...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 May 2018

My spouse and I went here on recommendation. The food was good but the service was slow. Not totally the Server's fault. It was a mob scene there. The staff were polite but they were crazy busy. We got served our food before we even...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 27 February 2018

A friendly diner setting, blazingly fast service and a tasty omelet ... all you can want in a breakfast place.

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Great diner! The french toast is amazing!!!! We came in during the week. The service was prompt and the food fresh. I recommend this as a local find.

1  Thank Mercedez S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We've been here before for breakfast. The reason we keep coming back is simple: the food is prepared to order; the service is excellent; the staff is always in a great mood; and the diner is very clean. They recently changed their hash browns and...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We have eaten breakfast here many many times. The food is great; the service excellent; and the atmosphere very friendly. Of course, being regulars we are treated like family. However, I have noticed other people who are new to this establishment treated with respect and...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 30 May 2017

First time at this diner but won't be the last. Heard that they make their own corned beef hash, they do, and it was great. With a couple of poached eggs on top it was a great breakfast. I would have preferred some onion and...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We've come to this diner many times before. In fact it has become a ritual of ours to eat here just about every Saturday morning for breakfast. The food and service is excellent. All of the wait staff are very professional and attentive to serve...More

Thank Bob C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-2214
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-482-9807
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