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Anker's Fish House

420 Altamont Ave, Schenectady, NY 12303-1004
(518) 382-8842
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Ranked #68 of 261 restaurants in Schenectady
Cuisines: Seafood
Most recent review
- May 11, 2013
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English first
Schenectady, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 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

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Schenectady, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 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.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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68 reviews 68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 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

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Niskayuna, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 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.

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Schenectady, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 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.

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