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Anker's Fish House

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420 Altamont Ave, Schenectady, NY 12303-1004
+1 518-382-8842
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Started reconstruction last year. Customers are waiting anxiously for a reopen date. Call first! It is always worth the visit. They do take credit cards now.

Thank Eleanor M
Rotterdam, New York
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145 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

If your looking for a good fry fish, this is the place to go, they also have a great clam fry as well. This is not a sit down restaurant.

Thank David B
Schenectady, New York
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Anker's have been around for decades. Anker himself retired 20 years ago, but the restaurant is still going strong. They fry your fish to order, and their variety of seafood is great, including steamed clams, as well as other fried foods. Their Manhattan clam chowder is as good as the soup gets, and their side salads are great. Friday, they... More 

1 Thank RealityChuck
Schenectady, New York, United States
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Anker's is an old-fashioned fish restaurant, so it's a bit quaint (which I like). The fish is always cooked well, and it's tasty. My boyfriend is particularly happy that they serve clam bellies, which he can't find any place else around this area.

1 Thank Linda P
Sevierville, Tennessee
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Anker's rules. Taste, quality and value -- way above the rest. The fish fry and clam fry have both been a favorite of mine for many years -- at least 30. It's the fish fry I compare every other fish fry to, and I've yet to find anything come close to it, anywhere in the world. And the cole slaw... More 

Thank Mediarazzi
Niskayuna, New York
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2012

This has been a favorite of mine for over 30 years! The fish is always delicious and reasonably priced. The place is small we always do take out.

Thank StrawberryJoan
Schenectady, New York
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2012

We love the dinners and the fish sandwich is the best! You couldn't ask for a nicer bunch of people and more delicious food. We've been going here for years and love it.

Thank leslie01

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Restaurant Details

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Altamont Ave, Schenectady, NY 12303-1004
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-382-8842

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?