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Blue Ribbon Restaurant & Bakery

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1801 State St, 1801 State Street, 12304, Schenectady, New York, Schenectady, NY 12304-2023 (Formerly Blue Ribbon Restaurant)
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Schenectady, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Blue Ribbon has great service in a clean bright atmosphere. The food is standard diner fare with some Greek specialty items which are very good. They have an excellent selection of desserts made on premises and people often order and purchase them to take home, especially their cheesecake. I often go there for breakfast or lunch and have never had... More 

Thank phildreth
Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were greeted warmly and treated like family. The menu had a wide-ranging assortment of items that would suit any appetite, with reasonable prices. The desserts are out of this world! I look forward to going back.

Thank JoelleW
Schenectady, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for brunch/ lunch with my daughter and they had remodeled , very nice ! But as always I love the food there. Service was very quick, and friendly. This is a diner I have gone to for over 20 years and Never ever had a Bad Meal , or experience Ever! Eat here anytime any hour and you... More 

Thank chippysmom
Schenectady, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Blue Ribbon. We go once in a while in our diner rotation after church. The staff is friendly, they never rush us. The cream of chicken soup is my favorite and of course the breakfast. We always enjoy ourselves.

Thank O6101OTkimw
Schenectady, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

@@athis dinner has a nice atmosphere. The foid, for the most part, is really good. There have been times I've disliked a dish and they were more than happy to replace it with anothe dish of your choice. The service is good. The desserts are delectable! I have going there less and less, not because of the food but because... More 

Thank Evette22
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I try to stop here whenever I'm in Schenectady. Huge menu with lots of choices. Good for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or just a dessert and coffee. It has an extensive retail bakery. It is very handicapped accessible.

Thank laod1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! Have never had a bad meal here. Good homemade food, friendly service, long hours, award winning cheesecake, good value. Family owned.

Thank satisfiedasusual
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast at Blue Ribbon is great for the value. It has a very local feel to it and is well-known in the community. Well done!

Thank G G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best diner in this area or any other we've been to..good consistent quality..not greasy or too salty like some diners.

Thank Tom M
Albany NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit the Blue Ribbon often for both breakfast and dinner. Breakfast is always good and the food consistently prepared. Waitresses are always friendly. Particularly like their sausage gravy with biscuits and really tasty bacon. At dinner time the Blue Ribbon always has a large selection of specials. I can't really say I've ever had anything I don't like. Personally, I... More 

Thank Thomas B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 State St, 1801 State Street, 12304, Schenectady, New York, Schenectady, NY 12304-2023 (Formerly Blue Ribbon Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: 518-393-2600
Vast menu, offering the best in traditional American fare, Italian, and Mediterranean dishes. Also well known for our Broiled Seafood selections, Hand-Breaded Fish w/ Macaroni and Cheese, Hand Breaded Fried Clam Strips, and signature Greek Dishes. A variety of specials are also made by our Chef daily. All soups, sauces, gravies, are made on premises daily. Full bakery also on premises featuring cakes, pies, flavored cheesecakes and other pastries. Winner of several first place awards for our Cheesecake, hence the name "Blue Ribbon"! Newly renovated state of the art kitchen. Recently remodeled exterior, including spacious lobby with automatic doorways for easy handicap accessibility. Ample parking. Four entryways provide easy access to premises. Total restaurant capacity 220. We can accomodate large parties. Reserveration not required but recommended for parties of 6 or more. Fast and friendly service is our forte, please come and see for yourself!

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