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Skyline Diner

314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
(518) 434-0233
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband, daughter, and two small grandchildren recently had lunch at the Skyline Diner. We found the wait staff to be very friendly and accommodating. With one preschooler and a soon to be toddler, our party was not the easiest group to wait on. When...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What this place is not: High-class. What this place is: Very good. I ordered the "Pittsburgher," a cheeseburger with onions and peppers and it was quite delicious. Normally, I'd put some form of dressing on a burger (ketchup/mayo generally; mustard occasionally) but this burger just...More

Thank Scatterburst
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling solo and never felt solo. The people of Albany and the staff at the diner were very friendly. They named several great items. I tried the crab salad on rye w potato salad and chicken rice soup deal that included my drink all for...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time eating here, and I was very impressed. I went with a friend and being a waitress myself I look at many different things when I go out to eat. Our waitress "Christina" was awesome, she really knows how to do...More

Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Love the food and the staff here. The place is always busy so make sure to get here early. The food is awesome and they give you so much to eat.

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I have always had good service and great food. My wife loves there clam chowder on Wed. Nice clean family friendly.

Thank Joseph E
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Our waitress was very nice, but the toast was cold, the eggs over done and the bacon rubbery. The worst was the way the cashier treated my mother. We were buying mugs and instead of giving us the total the cashier said the price for...More

Thank Bjlaskdrf
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I were in Albany for business this weekend and wanted to do something other than the hotel for breakfast. We saw the ratings for this diner and tried it out. We are so glad we did! The parking lot is small so...More

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

While we've not found too many good restaurants in Rensselaer, the Skyline Diner is a reasonably-priced, family-safe spot for a hearty breakfast. My wife and I like to sit at the "lunch counter", where we banter with friendly wait staff and enjoy scrambled eggs or...More

Thank BretHiP
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is my third trip to the Skyline since they took over. Each waitress was lovely. This past week my husband and I had breakfast while visiting East Greenbush. I had a few bad meals on my trip, so I was just looking for something...More

Thank ParksideNY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rensselaer
  • Phone Number: (518) 434-0233
great american dining for breakfast, lunch or earlybird dinner.
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