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Redwood Diner

American, Diner
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2688 Hamburg St, Schenectady, NY 12303-3771
+1 518-355-9522
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to stop and enjoy some lunch while we where on a road trip. We came across this diner and we are sure glad that we did. The staff where very friendly. Our server Jess really helped us pick out what to order off the menu and her bubbly personality really made the visit enjoyable... More 

Thank Stephanie A
Monroe, New York
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65 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I have been going to the Capitol District Renaissance Festival for three years and have eaten at this diner in the past. My husband and I think the food is average but it is very close to the hotel we stay at so we go for the convenience. I ordered the mac and cheese and it came with soup and... More 

Thank jan c
Augusta, Georgia
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148 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Not what is was 50 yrs ago. Hot dogs still awesome with their famous meat sauce, but other items just so-so. Manhattan chowder was was mostly potatoes. Stale bread on the thin corned beef sandwich. Better options available elsewhere.

Thank Ken M
Schenectady, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I was craving a burger and decided to try this place for the FIRST time. Drive by it everyday so I ordered 3 cheeseburger deluxes for pickup. My burger and my mothers were tiny, smaller than McDonald's beef wise, had to throw out my buns and hers, we're both wet and soggy. My wife got a nice fat burger, what... More 

Thank shaneredman3
Albany, New York
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208 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

The outside of the diner looks more like a restaurant, than a diner. The name must come from the redwood color of the building. Although it's listed in Schenectady, it's actually located in Rotterdam. The diner mainly has booths, although there's a small raised area with some tables. They still had cute Easter decorations up. My husband enjoyed his omelette... More 

Thank fba5
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

The staff at our hotel recommended this diner. We were very pleased we took the advice and ate here. It was great. Everyone was very friendly. Nice family feel. Food was good and the portions were pretty large. We were stuffed. And the price was very reasonable. We were very happy with our meal and had a very relaxing dinner.... More 

Thank Matthew B
Albany, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We like the Redwood. The food is always good and you always feel very welcomed! Service is good and we have been going for years- they put a lot of heart in their holiday decorating and welcoming families young and old !

Thank momofone8
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22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came in for brunch on a Saturday. It wasn't too busy as we got a seat right away. The food was average, nothing exciting but simple. The sausage links were crispy (which I loved) and the pancakes were fluffy. It's not our favorite place for breakfast but it did the job of quenching our hunger.

Thank Melinda R
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Every time I come back to Schenectady my first stop is Redwood diner. Two dogs all the way mustard, meat sauce & onions. Get the party started Greek style!

Thank Papa G
Schenectady, NY
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Great comfort food; friendly & welcoming; dining here is always a great choice; food is hot and delicious.

Thank vacationParadise77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
American, Diner
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2688 Hamburg St, Schenectady, NY 12303-3771
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-355-9522
A family run Diner for the last 30+ years. Very well known in the community. Great selection of traditional American style diner food.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?