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Mike's Restaurant

American, Diner
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1135 Erie Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12305-1431
+1 518-382-9213
05:00 - 22:00
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Sun 06:30 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 05:00 - 22:00
Sat 05:30 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Good food at a good price either breakfast, lunch or dinner! Friendly staff and food cooked to order.

Thank Jerry S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Tasty and fast grill food. Hot dogs and Rings were good. Parking can be tight. Also, super busy at dinner hours. Friendly staff.

Thank FloridaNYSP
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Union college and had breakfast at Mikes. DELICIOUS. Best breakfast we've had- cannot say a bad word. Waitress was excellent! We were visiting from Massachusetts and felt welcome/left full. When visiting Schenectady- mikes is a MUST.

Thank KL248248
Springville, New York
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a great diner. No frills. Just good food. Food is served on styrofoam plates, and you get to use plastic utensils. Long time customers get up from their stool, go behind the counter, and help themselves. Servers are running frantically, always greeting folks by name. Well priced. Will come again.

Thank Duane G
Gulfport, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent food and personnel. Most unique hot dog sauce I have ever had-a must visit every time I am in Schecectady

Thank RMS3000
Scotia, NY
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Just a great diner. Burgers, dogs, fries, etc are the best. Breakfast is available and also great for the price. On the edge of the Schenectady Historical Stockade district and downtown. Will be very convenient to the Casino, opening in Spring 2017. Side note but not necessary; I proposed to my wife in 2006 after dining here. Had nothing to... More 

Thank MooseMikeNY
Lafayette, Louisiana
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Very cheap ($) but good hotdogs. Not from the north I just don't get the hotdog world but I did try them out and the sauce, very good. I would stop by again next time I am in the area. Homey atmosphere with very nice people both in front and behind the counter. Give this place a try and keep... More 

Thank Ronald B
Scotia, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I choose to enjoy breakfast on Saturday mornings. Have been going for about 30 years. Great special of pancakes, choice of bacon or sausage and 2 eggs prepared any style, with unlimited coffee. Love sitting on the individual stools...and the chef is the best! See you Saturday mornings!!!

Thank doug5316
Schenectady, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This greasy hot dog burger joint in downtown Schenectady, NY, has been there forever. No frills atmosphere, place run down and be prepared to smell like cooking grease after leaving. However is you have a craving for a great hot dog and fries, or burger and fries, you can't go wrong with Mikes.

Thank frankcampolieto
Saratoga Springs, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Best hot dogs around!!! Meat sauce, mustard, and onions...the only way to eat them!! Love sitting at the counter.

Thank estrogenbrigade

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1135 Erie Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12305-1431
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-382-9213

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