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Red Front Restaurant & Tavern

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71 Division St Ste 2, Troy, NY 12180-4141
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Red Front COB - Cheese On Bottom - trust me

Red Front is a Troy institution! They've been around for at least 40 years and make the best pizza. The chicken parm and delmonico steaks are also excellent. Good prices and friendly staff - decent beer selection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Scott S
Guilderland, New York
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English first
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368 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Whatever claim to fame this place may have had in the past , it is certainly over it. The space is very dated with slight musty smell and sticky feel. The red sauce is too acidic for my taste. Pizza is doughy ,toppings were fair. Service was slow and indifferent . A lot of the patrons seemed to be older... More 

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Guilderland, New York
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Red Front is a Troy institution! They've been around for at least 40 years and make the best pizza. The chicken parm and delmonico steaks are also excellent. Good prices and friendly staff - decent beer selection.

Thank Scott S
Troy, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Beware. Red front isn't the redfront I grew up on,,,new owners cut corners cheap cheese and dirty silver wear ,,,1 star at best,,,Rude staff,,,,pizza is living on the past new owners ruined it ,,of course there not Italian ,,the French can't get pizza right,,,,sorry defazio is my choice can't wait for there resturant,,,

Thank 09952
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My husband and I lived on 2nd St for a year and we ate at the Red Front numerous time, not only because it was a short walk but because their pizza is amazing. We would only need to get a small and we would usually have 2 slices left over. They had Ommegang Rare Vos beer on tap which... More 

Thank MeggieMagoo
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I was absolutely appalled by the service and lack of interpersonal skills and conflict resolution by our waitress and 'owner' of the resturant when there was a discrepancy with our bill (we were overcharged). As a big group of friends who regularly go into the resturant and spend 100+ dollars every visit, being treated the way we were was surprising... More 

2 Thank marigny88
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The food you order will arrive cold and burnt. The owner is rude and refused to pay me back for the food that did not arrive in my order. DO NOT EAT HERE!!!

2 Thank Sarah K
Orlando, Florida
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178 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Red Front Restaurant & Tavern is a popular local gathering point and Italian eatery in Troy. It's packed on Friday and Saturday night. Plan on arriving early or you will be waiting a good 30-45 minutes to get a table. The pizza is traditional NY style and is quite good. The decor is quite dated but the staff is quite... More 

Thank Travis C
Concord, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Mi wife hung out at the Red Front when she was a teenager so when we returned to Troy for her class reunion, a group decided to go to the Red Front. The pizza was good but not great. Our friends tried the cob pizza where they put the cheese under the tomato sauce and said it was good. The... More 

Thank Bruce P
Rensselaer, New York
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was our first trip to the Red Front - we went for pizza. We had good service, the wait staff was friendly and the prices were reasonable. We were pleasantly surprised at how good the pizza tasted. We had peppers and pepperoni on our pizza. We will definitely be going back again...

Thank Anna Q
Troy, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

So pissed just ordered me a Philly cheesesteak sub from red front. Even went and picked it up. I've had three in the past and they were so good my mouth watered. This one sucked, hardly no meat. Cheese was skimpy. And the bread was so damn soggy and soft. Not hot and toasted like all the other ones I... More 

1 Thank Debra M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 71 Division St Ste 2, Troy, NY 12180-4141
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: 518-272-9241

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, American, Pub


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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