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Circle Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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813 New Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110-2106
+1 518-785-3324
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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267 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this diner a few times and it was always ok, just ok, nothing to write home about. But this time, I fear we made a mistake in going there for breakfast: I ordered a cheddar omelet, wheat toast and home fries. So out comes the omelet...overcooked, flat , hard and the cheese had congealed already! Cold... More 

Thank crickerpicker
Red Hook, NY
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110 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Visiting Albany, we'd heard that the Circle Diner is now the Diner Talk Restaurant, so we decided to give it a try. I know that it takes a while for new management to get their systems in place, but we wanted to see where they stood. This was a great meal. The service was really good. Every person in the... More 

Thank John G
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I like the fact that they still having homely diners in business. It reminds me of when I was a kid. Their gravy and biscuits were superb.

Thank shadyslim2016
Franklin, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had to go around the rotary twice but what a great find. Any time I can get my favorite patty melt made with buffalo, it's a great day. My husband's Reuben was one of the leanest we've seen. Awesome lunch and will figure out how to get back here.

Thank Kathie S
Lakeville, Minnesota
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412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

When you walked in you also walked back in time but in a good way. breakfast was great diner food, we had omelets and French toast..great breakfast potatoes too. Many business people doing breakfast meetings so locals must like it too. PS what a treat for your eyes ..all the dark wood and shiny stainless steel.

Thank MinnScooter
Clifton Park, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Having been raised in dowwnstate diners, I am amazed when a diner is not open in the evenings and has no lox on it's menu. But, the omelettes are fine and the coffee is good. Service is excellent and there is ample parking but alas there is no lox.

Thank alanlubin
Hingham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stopped in for lunch on a road trip in the area. Service was great! Menu is huge. Husband had the Pilgrim sandwich -- turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce -- which he said was great. I had greek salad wrap which was just ok. The french fries are excellent! Place was clean. Would recommend.

Thank nancyjobrien
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We have visited this diner each year for the last five we have had our annual "college friends" reunion at the horse races. The food is always good. The specials a nice variety. Breakfast is served all day so if your not feeling like lunch or dinner go for breakfast. My friends had the bow tie goulash, tuna salad wrap,... More 

Thank blondiekc43
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Have visited a couple of times in the last few weeks. Dinner was delicious and lunch was also great.

Thank David F
Loudonville, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast. Coffee was ok everything else was average at best. Not worth the stop. Service was fine. There are many better places for breakfast in the area.

Thank john c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 813 New Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110-2106
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Latham
  • Phone Number: +1 518-785-3324

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