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Skyline Diner

314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
+1 518-434-0233
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is our second trip to the Skyline diner. Breakfast is the best around. All items cooked to perfection. The waitresses are speedy and friendly! We will go back for sure.

Thank April S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Nice little diner filled with locals. The food is good and this is one of the few diners this side of the river wher you don't have to wait long for a table. The quiche is one of the favorites. The service is always fast....More

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We spend our monthly breakfast of family there. Great service and good menu options. Easy access from Albany as well as Rensselaer.

Thank Upstate_NY312
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We had the best breakfast! All homemade and cooked to order. Best wait staff, coffee and prices around!

Thank April S
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We needed a place to get lunch before dropping someone off at the train station (which is just a mile or so away). This is a great place. Nice diner atmosphere, the service was fast and excellent, and the food was very good. The potato...More

Thank NikkiS909
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

A very authentic experience Friendly athmosphere and great food Highly recommended If you are looking for a good meal and a nice experience- go

Thank Henrik S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The Skyline is a Rensselaer institution. It has a loyal following from breakfast through dinner service located right on Rts. 9 & 20 as you cross the bridge from Albany. Standard diner fare and of course breakfast all day long.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My husband, daughter, and two small grandchildren recently had lunch at the Skyline Diner. We found the wait staff to be very friendly and accommodating. With one preschooler and a soon to be toddler, our party was not the easiest group to wait on. When...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 15 July 2017

What this place is not: High-class. What this place is: Very good. I ordered the "Pittsburgher," a cheeseburger with onions and peppers and it was quite delicious. Normally, I'd put some form of dressing on a burger (ketchup/mayo generally; mustard occasionally) but this burger just...More

Thank Scatterburst
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Traveling solo and never felt solo. The people of Albany and the staff at the diner were very friendly. They named several great items. I tried the crab salad on rye w potato salad and chicken rice soup deal that included my drink all for...More

Thank Karen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Columbia St, Rensselaer, NY 12144-2919
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rensselaer
  • Phone Number: +1 518-434-0233
Great American Dining For Breakfast, Lunch Or Earlybird Dinner.
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