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Newest Lunch

715 Albany St, Schenectady, NY 12307-1340
+1 518-377-6580
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“meat sauce” (6 reviews)
“hot dog” (16 reviews)
“cops” (2 reviews)
07:00 - 19:00All hours
American, Diner
715 Albany St, Schenectady, NY 12307-1340
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this unpretentious little diner. The hot dogs are great. The soup is usually a good choice, as is the BLT. Save room for cheesecake!

Thank muddyexplorer
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My family travels from Long Island to Newest in Schenectady ever year on our annual hot dog road trip. I grew up in Scotia N.Y and have been eating these delights for 40+ years. By far the best I have ever had. The staff is...More

Thank Jkeep6
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My mother in law took me to this cafe/diner when I was in Schenectady in May. At first I was a bit sceptical because the interior seems bit outworn, however my impressions changed as soon as I got my food! I ordered the chicken sandwich...More

Thank Sabina S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The waitress was very nice and friendly and efficient. I loved the décor - seriously - looks like the place was last redecorated in 1930. None of the corporate look of a McDonald's. I liked the clientele too. All races and economic backgrounds and everybody...More

Thank paulruszczyk
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place is a great lunch counter. The breakfast is solid and so are the hot dogs. The meat sauce is great.

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Ignore the surroundings as it is a neighborhood that is "in transition"...AWESOME HOT DOGS AND ONION RINGS...Great value and staff as well!!

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I used to eat here often -- as often as I had to wait for Mohawk Honda to service my vehicle. Late breakfast, early lunch or afternoon snack, this was THE place to go in that neighborhood. Local people provided me with an insight to...More

Thank Kernan D
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Been doing it in the same place same recipes same family since 1927!!! Must be doing something right. In my opinion they do everything right great service great food great prices. Been going here for over 30 years and have never once been disappointed!!! Everyone...More

Thank Bigstromboli
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We saw this place on the food channel touting it as one of the best hot dog places in the united states. Newest Lunch met our expectations and the staff was friendly.

Thank john s
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This eatery has been in business "forever." Basic home cooking and you can't beat the hot dogs with their special sauce that's also available to buy by the pint and quart (and, we do!) Our son is 40....we've been taking him to "the hot dog...More

Thank Marilyn P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 Albany St, Schenectady, NY 12307-1340
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-377-6580
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