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Spiak's Restaurant

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2 Archibald St, Watervliet, NY 12189-1807
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Spiak's isn't what it use to be

We have spent a lot of time at Spiak's in the past, and never had any complaints, but have noticed recently that the food is beginning to suffer, Perhaps its a new cook? A pizza that we ordered was so soggy, the curst was not even crispy, and it was very salty. On a not so crowded Friday night... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2014
Latham, New York
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Latham, New York
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We have spent a lot of time at Spiak's in the past, and never had any complaints, but have noticed recently that the food is beginning to suffer, Perhaps its a new cook? A pizza that we ordered was so soggy, the curst was not even crispy, and it was very salty. On a not so crowded Friday night, we... More 

1 Thank 48035Ladybug
Sand Lake, New York
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My father patronized this restaurant with his family since I was a kid and that was some 60+ years ago. I remember long waiting lines and many familiar faces. I have never stopped going there and eventually I also took my family. Alas, my own kids, now fully grown with families of their own, no longer stop here and eat.... More 

2 Thank chief37
Albany, New York
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Spiak's Restaurant in Watervliet is a fourth generation family restaurant. Their 'homes style' fare features hearty helpings of good food, all made to order. If you read over the literature in their menu, you'll learn that the original restaurant was an eating place for laborers working on the Erie Canal. The original canal went through what is now their parking... More 

Thank Tom P
Lake George, New York
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268 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I have not been in here in a few years and the pizza did not disappoint. Perhaps it was better in the past, perhaps not, either way it was good. The soup was a bit salty, the service was, shall I say, "casual". The waitress, although friendly, was certainly in no hurry to take care of us. She did her... More 

Thank ADKtraveller
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

my husband and I went in march 2013 and it was so bad. The waitress was rude and acting like we were a bother to her and she was very slow,,,,, pizza looked like someone took a bottle of grease and threw it on it and the taste was so bad. Couldnt eat it... also got an appetizer that was... More 

Thank Squeeze2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

we went in a group of 8 on a Wednesday evening. The waitress was unfriendly, slow and seemed to be put out when we asked her for something. Imagine paying $16.99 for a sauteed veal parm dinner and you don't even get a salad with it? Imagine ordering coffee and the waitress walks away complaining she has to go make... More 

Thank pjglf10
Albany, NY
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Don't even bother. I usually write a review after 2 (or more) trips, but this place was awful. The service was depressing, the food (both of our entrees) was lousy, oily, gloppy mush. Ugh. How do they stay open?

Thank notshyaboutit
Latham, NY
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139 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

We used to go to Spiak's, as a kid, for the delicious Italian food, but those days are gone. Too bad. The place is tired, the wait staff is tired, the food is tired, and the whole experience is tired. Not the friendly, poppin' place it once was. Even the clientele looks like they sat down years ago and never... More 

Thank Wallbanger
Cohoes, NY
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170 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

My husband was really looking forward to eating a Spiaks tonight. The last time we ate here, we thought it was an "off night." However, we have now come to realize Spiak's is not what it use to be. Our meals tonight were mediocre at best. My husband's pizza crust was over cooked, yet the center of it was soggy.... More 

Thank smartcookie1916
Troy, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

When I want a big and delious veal Parm that won't break the bank this is the place

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Archibald St, Watervliet, NY 12189-1807
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watervliet
  • Phone Number: 518-273-5500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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