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“Skip this place!” 1 of 5 stars
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Cat's Meow
14 Karner Rd, Guilderland, NY 12084
(518) 456-1895
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Ranked #18 of 20 Restaurants in Guilderland
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Halfmoon NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Skip this place!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

We had take out today from the Cat's Meow. One of the staff ordered French onion soup. When I got to the lunchroom, she showed me the container. It was a used Central Market container with a Tofu plastic cover on it. The cover was split and someone had put masking tape to hold the cover on. And the cover was dirty. One of the other staff opened it up and part of the plastic film was still on the container with a 2-3" piece of hair on it.
The staff who ordered the soup immediately called the restaurant and the woman who answered the phone told her to call back, that she would have to see if someone could deliver a new corder. When the staff called back she told the woman to forget sending anything over as she prefered not to eat food from there and would come for her money.

The second staff member had ordered french fries with cheese and the cheese came in containers, cold. The third staff had fish which she said was good but they both were concerned about eating so discarded most of their lunch.

I would not go there or order from there again. A hair is accidental but to put food in used, dirty containers is disgusting.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Albany, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Best prices for drinks and food in the area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Going out for a drink in Guilderland? This is a great place to visit. It's a small bar with a quaint indooor seating area and a nice outdoor seating area. It was great to be able to sit and watch the traffic on New Karner go by.

The service was quite attentive and and somewhat helpful. The drink we had were strong, delicious, and quite worth the money. For the area, The Cat's Meow has some of the best drink prices I've found with a great atmosphere in tow. We ordered appetizers and they came out in a timely fashion and were delicious.

For the price, this restaurant/bar was absolutely fantastic. I will most definitely be back for the value of the food and drinks. I enjoyed sitting outside, although I wouldn't mind sitting inside if it were rainy or too cold. This isn't the type of place I would go for an incredibly romantic sit-down restaurant. Also, I did see a few cats outside - not sure if there were two or three, but they looked cute!

It was nice to support a local business like this. I will definitely be visiting again and will suggest this place to other friends as well.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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