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Van Dyck Lounge

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American, Bar, Pub, International
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237 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
+1 518-348-7999
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent local beer, paired with very good pub food, some healthier options in the mix. Appetizer and snack options very good, even pizza a good choice, but they're strong suit is sandwiches and burgers. Steak salad was very good but needed more vegetables - probably can add onions and peppers.

Thank Dadmanly
Hannacroix, New York
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434 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is only about an hour away, a beautiful restored building. We went with friends - it was a Friday night. They had a special menu that was all about $25.00 for a three course meal. It had good choices. Two of us started with the French Onion soup - delicious. One Caprese Salad, very good. One stuffed mushroom... More 

Thank Jeannene A
Clifton Park
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a restaurant with a pretty much standard pub menu. Food was good service better and the atmosphere better yet. In an old (18th century) house with lots of old looking wood.

Thank Cary W
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had a last minute large party reservation and the staff was great. The wait staff was very helpful and anticipated our needs. Great food and a warm environment.

Thank Christine-Chicago-38
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The Van Dyke is an excellent gathering place for drinks and dinner. They brew Mad Jack beer and have an extensive bar. The menu has a small variety of tasty dishes with good-sized portions. The servers are friendly and attentive. There is plenty of room for sport viewing, and there is a great variety of live music in the lounge.

Thank Shirley D
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a relaxing bite and drink with my bride. Great service, food and brew as usual. The beer is brewed on the premises and there are always a dozen to choose from. The menu has appetizers to pub grub to pizza to full course entries...You can't go wrong

Thank Dan C
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I think I am writing about these guys for second time, and Its worth. Wings were awesome and must try and grilled salmon was worth trying. Ambiance was nice and quite with very friendly staff. Beer I tried (i didn't remember the name) was good they mentioned they have breweries with in. Overall, I should say it is must visit... More 

Thank ravi N
Harmony, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I was in town for a 2 day conference and stopped in for dinner and drinks. We had about twenty of us and were seated in a back room type area. Through the typical chaos of a large group our waiter Todd was a gem. Our food came hot, tasty, and on time. The menu is more than adequate from... More 

Thank Steve P
Saratoga Springs, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went to grab lunch before a wedding. About 8 of us walked into the bar and asked for food to go! Billy the bar tender was more then accommodating. Everything was ordered to go and the food was great, but we were not given or offered any condiments or silverware. Drinks were good and reasonably priced!

Thank Jessica H
York, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Service is quick and welcoming at this local Schenectady establishment. Nestled in the historic district and taking advantage of the ambiance of years past, the food and drink offered is extensive and yummy. The local beers on tap are highly recommended. Outdoor seating is available, enjoyable and private. This is a well-run, perfect place to relax and enjoy a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-348-7999

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