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Sunset Grille

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42 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020-1718
(518) 885-8550
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great lunch

Stopped in for lunch while in town looking at antiques. Cute place, small, clean. We had soup and sandwiches, all were very good. Service was friendly and our food came out quickly. Would definitely eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
KABM1
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Albany, New York
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Just happened to find the Sunset Cafe last week. Great ambiance. Quirky and cozy tables, some by the windows overlooking Front Street, others tucked away in various nooks and crannies of this old but charming house. Fun, relaxed, diverse professional but casual crowd. Nice people. Great food. Very reasonably priced. The pulled pork quesadillas is HUGE and incredibly flavorful with... More 

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Clifton Park
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nice place to go for its kind of fare, small and unassuming - the kind of "cafe that used to be a home" sort of thing. I've had really good meals here and OK meals, never one I'd consider bad. It's usually a "beer with dinner" place for me, as opposed to a "wine with dinner" place.

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Setauket, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Their pulled pork is outstanding as were all other dishes and drinks. extremely caring friendly staff and atmosphere

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Albany, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stopped in for lunch while in town looking at antiques. Cute place, small, clean. We had soup and sandwiches, all were very good. Service was friendly and our food came out quickly. Would definitely eat here again.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I've both lunch and dinner here. The salads are nice and big and tasty. We also like the quesadillas. However, our dinner there was fair. My husband ordered the ribs which were just ok. However, it was nice that there was a salad included. The wine and margaritas were very reasonably priced. I would go back for lunch but not... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you like BBQ and a southwest flair, you will enjoy this neighborhood restaurant. The food is good, it's inexpensive, and it's consistent. Down home atmosphere.

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NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

They have very nice southwest style food choices, especially the pulled pork. The interior could use some freshening up. The service is very good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We keep giving the sunset cafe another chance and every time we go, however the service is horrible from one waitress in particular. She is not new but she continues to have no clue on how to be an efficient server. Thankfully there are a couple of other servers that bail her out. We go back because we love the... More 

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Ballston Spa, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Food is okay. Every six months or so we give this place another chance. Never really impresses. Might be an okay bar for happy hour. Should be faster.

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Malta, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I've been there 6 or 8 times. The food is great but the last time I was there, the menu was far from extensive. Every time I've been there the service was semi- dreadful. It's the only thing that slows down ( no pun intended) my return

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020-1718
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Spa
  • Phone Number: (518) 885-8550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Southwestern

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