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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Noonie F
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Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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87 reviews 87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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EAST GREENBUSH
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This place is GREAT! It's sooooo good we have to control ourselves and visit only once a month or less. The french fries are the best! And, if you go away from here hungry, you ordered the wrong stuff!

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upstate new york
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91 reviews 91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Yes. I am in love with the fries....with the vinegar..... The burgers are so delicious. Cooked to order and on a steaming bun with just the right ingredients. Don't forget to order a root beer. What a meal....

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers
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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