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Anker's Fish House

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420 Altamont Ave, Schenectady, NY 12303-1004
(518) 382-8842
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Rotterdam, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

If your looking for a good fry fish, this is the place to go, they also have a great clam fry as well. This is not a sit down restaurant.

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Schenectady, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Anker's have been around for decades. Anker himself retired 20 years ago, but the restaurant is still going strong. They fry your fish to order, and their variety of seafood is great, including steamed clams, as well as other fried foods. Their Manhattan clam chowder is as good as the soup gets, and their side salads are great. Friday, they... More 

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Schenectady, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Anker's is an old-fashioned fish restaurant, so it's a bit quaint (which I like). The fish is always cooked well, and it's tasty. My boyfriend is particularly happy that they serve clam bellies, which he can't find any place else around this area.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Anker's rules. Taste, quality and value -- way above the rest. The fish fry and clam fry have both been a favorite of mine for many years -- at least 30. It's the fish fry I compare every other fish fry to, and I've yet to find anything come close to it, anywhere in the world. And the cole slaw... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

This has been a favorite of mine for over 30 years! The fish is always delicious and reasonably priced. The place is small we always do take out.

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Schenectady, New York
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We love the dinners and the fish sandwich is the best! You couldn't ask for a nicer bunch of people and more delicious food. We've been going here for years and love it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Altamont Ave, Schenectady, NY 12303-1004
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: (518) 382-8842

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?