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Farmer Boy Diner

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American, Greek, Diner
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1975 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-4501
+1 518-456-2243
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Have eaten at this diner for 30+ years and keep going back. Nice people, good service and good food. Sweet potato soup and the Monte Cristo are my favorites!!

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1 Thank Claudia12309
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Claudia. We're always happy to have you. More 

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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped with the family to get some lunch. We have been coming here for years, and will continue. Get the French onion soup, you won't regret it.

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1 Thank Ace R
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Ace. We love our French Onion soup too! :) More 

Saratoga County, NY
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Yes. We enjoyed our food and our visit. My one regret is we had to listen to an obnoxious TV behind the counter blasting a motorcycle race. The noise carried through the whole room. Worse than the race coverage was the obnoxiously (louder) commercials aimed at the cycle racing demographic. Is quiet, pleasant music to dine by such a bad... More 

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1 Thank goalnantuckt
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Sorry about the TV... please never hesitate to ask us about the volume/channel. We always do our best to accommodate everyone. More 

Ballston Lake, New York
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139 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I always love the farmer boy. I get the eggs Benedict and never disappointed. I think their breakfast is great in general, but I have never tried their lunch

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1 Thank Ian R
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Ian. :) More 

Albany, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is the typical diner experience. There is nothing too unique about it...it's the typical diner food, diner soda, diner coffee, and diner prices where everything sort of tastes similar and you wonder why and how you are paying this much for it. It gets the job done. Nothing too special or unique stands out to me about it. But,... More 

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Salt Lake City
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Found this eatery on a whim, did not regret it a bit! Had Spanakopita with Greek salad and Minestrone soup. Everything was fresh, service was super friendly and fast. Very tasty Spanakopita, large chunks of feta on my salad, fresh onions. You cannot go wrong here!

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2 Thank AnnaSophia M
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review AnnaSophia. We're glad you like the Spanakopita! It's one of our favorites too! More 

Albany, New York
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I live a block or so away from this place, so naturally when I moved into my house 8 years ago I was gonna give it a try. Here we are and I average to visits a week. I usually get the waffle covered in vanilla bean ice cream and fresh whipped cream. You can also add glazed strawberries if... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Great diner atmosphere. Had the buffalo chicken wrap with fries and it also came with a cup of soup. All came out hot and was very yummy!

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Glens Falls, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Went out shopping with my sis at Colony Center and decided to stop for a bite to eat. Too many times we go to a high end restaurant and after putting out a hundred bucks are disappointed with the meal. We decided to go the light route and stopped at the Farmer Boy Diner. After looking at the menu there... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went for breakfast this morning. Server was very nice and the food came out quick. We shared an omelette and dome yogurt. We were both happy with our food and service.

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1 Thank Knightowl77
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this review

So glad to hear that! Thanks for the compliments -- I'm really happy you and your girlfriend both enjoyed your experience. Hope to see you two back soon, - Chris, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1975 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-4501
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-456-2243
Description
Bring your friends and family to Farmer Boy Diner & Restaurant for our great food prepared fresh daily and our friendly service! For our team at Farmer Boy, food service isn't just a business - it's our passion! We take pride in the quality of our food and we're constantly working to serve our guests better. Our home-style food is all made from scratch and prepared fresh throughout the day to ensure that you enjoy only the best flavors from our diverse menu. From our fluffy buttermilk pancakes to our crispy Buffalo Chicken Wrap or Roast Blue Prime Rib with crumbled bleu cheese, we focus on the details that make your food better. And don't forget to ask about today's special cheesecakes! At Farmer's Boy Diner & Restaurant, it's not just the food that will making your dining experience so enjoyable but our incredible prices and personal service as well. And when your special event or business meeting needs great food at a great value, ask us about our catering! Whether you're joining us for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert, you'll soon be coming back for more at Farmer Boy Diner & Restaurant!

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