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1642 Main St, Rensselaerville, NY 12147
+1 518-797-3449
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Loudonville, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We've been going to the Palmer House for years (20+) and during the time it was run my Micah and Rochelle, we enjoyed many meals there. So we returned last month (not knowing Micah and Rochelle were gone) and found a different restaurant. The service was awful. We sat at our table for 30 minutes before anyone came over. We... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were there at 7 pm and it took nearly an hour to get our food. It's a simple menu and good comfort meal.

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Thank irenekhin
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were traveling with our chocolate lab and the Palmer came highly recommended by our hostess at the DeWitt (also a fabulous place) who mentioned the Palmer might welcome dogs since they have an outdoor seating area. When we arrived, they were not serving outside, but the hostess took pity on us and let us sit in the back area... More 

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Windham, New York
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Palmer House has a dining section plus a pub in the back (both small). Though the menu(s) doesn't offer a vast selection, what is on offer ought to pretty much satisfy most people. The (s) in menu is because there is a restaurant menu AND a pub menu. The focus seems to be on fresh and local ingredients and... More 

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Thank mike c
South Orange, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

farm to table so it was so fresh and yummy. i can't wait to go back, especially during a different season!

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Thank Alayne R
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Loved this place. The food is excellent, the service is great. I liked the outdoor patio but we had dinner at the bar. They were a little busy but they were always nice and attentive.

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Thank Margot R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

Thursday night is not so busy-go then. Meals and dessert we ate were of freshest local farm to table and flavor was like unami all over the plate. Had chicken livers from free run chickens-small but intensely flavored and sautéed kale was unexpectedly delicious-order the chicken livers a bit rarer (best chicken livers since chopped chicken livers). Steak taco special... More 

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Thank jknows
Cairo, New York
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Good food and fresh from the garden when possible. Menu changes frequently. Little small so you might want to make reservations.

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Thank AMCO127
East Berne, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

The town is very quaint. We felt the food was on the expensive side for what you got. Kind of empty when we were there which surprised us as there is no where else to go in town.

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Thank Sissy M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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222 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

What a jewel in the rough. There are pretty average restaurants in the Albany / Capital region area. In fact, I've come to accept the mediocrity since it seems one restaurant after another... just isn't all that great. My wife and I were hiking in the preserve by Renssaelerville and decided to grab a bite to eat at the Palmer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1642 Main St, Rensselaerville, NY 12147
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rensselaerville
  • Phone Number: +1 518-797-3449

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