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Russo's Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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365 W Main St, Amsterdam, NY 12010-2225
(518) 842-2630
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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145 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is superb. Cannot wait go back. Great food, large portions and really good prices make this a must go to place

Thank 424wguava
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this quirky restaurant by chance on a three day trip to Amsterdam and returned twice to eat in the evening. It is down a small side alley and is not very big but is always busy , a good sign. The welcome is warm even if the waiter wanted us to buy Italian wine instead of French. Family particularly... More 

Thank ann p
New York
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

A few family members went to Russo's to get a dinner and have general discussion. The table had different height chairs and was the area was dimly lit. The pizza was burnt but the eggplant was cooked well. Overall it was just an average meal.

Thank joen803
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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140 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

You have to get Russo's pizza and, of course, fries with gravy. If you live here, you've already been doing this monthly. If you're visiting, not that Amsterdam gets a lot of visitors unless you have family here, stop by. If you don't live here, you'll be surprised by the hit-or-miss service. Depending on your server, you might get lots... More 

Thank svsp
Saratoga Springs, New York
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147 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

I love Russo's homemade bread and sandwiches. This unique little restaurant always seems stuck in the past with its old booths and round tables but the food is fresh, made to order, and good. They had a flood a few years ago and received no federal aid in having to do a total redo. I respect their work ethic. Their... More 

Thank Adirondacker1
Poland , NY USA
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

I first "discovered" Russo's in the 70's, when I was a young truck mechanic. It was the only place in the area where you could get good food after midnight (which is when I got out of work). 40 years later, the beer is still cold and the sandwiches are just as good. Didn't realize they had multiple locations these... More 

Thank EricC56
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

If you have not eaten at any of the Russo Restaurants (Amsterdam, Ballston Spa or Broadalbin, NY) you are missing out. First the pizza is made with a wonderful crust and sauce. Bread served is made fresh at the restaurant. We have had practically everything on their menu and all of the restaurants have the same menu. From the Russo... More 

Thank Vincent C
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

The services was the worsted. Everyone kept bumping into me. Very dirty place. It took forever to get the food. The food wasn't worth me taking it home. It wasn't worth the money I spend

Thank Rebecca S
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This is an Italian restaurant mainly known for its pizza having the sauce on top of the cheese or other add ons. Pizza and sandwiches are always consistent great crust. Nice and cozy atmosphere for family outings. We like pitchers of beer with our pizza and we discovered they are the highest in Fulton & Montgomery County food is reasonable... More 

Thank Mrdollarny
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Long standing restaurant operated by the family for generations. Excellent food, great service and wonderful atmosphere.

Thank Don W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pizza, Italian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 365 W Main St, Amsterdam, NY 12010-2225
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: (518) 842-2630

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?