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Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries

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418 Balltown Rd, Schenectady, NY 12304-2245
518-346-5728
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Five Guys, Five Stars.

This was my first time going to this five guys. It's not hard to imagine being to one Five Guys is like being at any Five Guys but that's not true. There was something about the food at this particular Five Guys on this particular day that was extra good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
JKBey
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Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This was my first time going to this five guys. It's not hard to imagine being to one Five Guys is like being at any Five Guys but that's not true. There was something about the food at this particular Five Guys on this particular day that was extra good.

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Potsdam, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My wife and I were babysitting our grandsons while my son and his wife went out for a nice, relaxing dinner. We told the boys that we would take them to dinner, and asked where they would like to go. They both yelled in unison "Five Guys!" I have been meaning to stop in one of their locations during our... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I stop in this store occasionally cause I love their burgers and fries. The peanut oil they use don't repeat on me like other cooking oils do. BUT I learned a long time ago--I can't eat a large burger and small fries here--the burger is too big! When you ask for fries you not only get the size you requested... More 

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Schenectady
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Bring yourself or family and have one of the best burgers around:) My son goes crazy for their burgers with bacon!

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Sebastian, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I really like 5 guys. I like the juicy burgers, and the fries are whole potatoes freshly fried. But this one was exceptional. First it was clean clean clean. They were wiping down tables and sweeping the floors constantly! The garbage cans were emptied and the place was busy at lunch on a Saturday. The staff was pleasant and efficient.... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Forget the fast food chains. If you want a tasty burger made to order with what ever you want on it to top it off then head to Five Guys. Delicious burgers, tasty fresh fries (I like them with Malt Vinegar) and salted peanuts you can shell, you are in for a treat. If you like spicy fries try the... More 

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niskayuna ny
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Fried burgers lack flavor.Excellent fries. Signs all over boasting how good they are. And they are, compared to Wendys and McDonalds.

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watervliet, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

This is a place that you hate to love. There food is so good and tasty, but yet so bad for your cholesterol. We have to limit ourselves to between 2-3 times a year because if we didn't, we would be addicted and weigh 500 lbs in no time at all. A must try for anything who loves an insane... More 

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Albany, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

It is fast-food, not a restaurant. I came here for the first time with my roommate a few days ago, and it is nothing special. Far better places to eat in the area with a better atmosphere for the same tasting burgers and fries.

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schodack, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

They're popping up all over, which isn't a bad thing. Except for the home grill, there's not a place to find a better fast-food burger. And they know how to do fries.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 418 Balltown Rd, Schenectady, NY 12304-2245
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: 518-346-5728
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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