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“A little downhill from years past” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Farmer Boy Diner

Farmer Boy Diner
Ranked #95 of 681 Restaurants in Albany
Cuisines: American, Diner, Greek
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Bring your friends and family to Farmer Boy Diner & Restaurant for our great food prepared fresh daily and our friendly service! For our team at Farmer Boy, food service isn't just a business - it's our passion! We take pride in the quality of our food and we're constantly working to serve our guests better. Our home-style food is all made from scratch and prepared fresh throughout the day to ensure that you enjoy only the best flavors from our diverse menu. From our fluffy buttermilk pancakes to our crispy Buffalo Chicken Wrap or Roast Blue Prime Rib with crumbled bleu cheese, we focus on the details that make your food better. And don't forget to ask about today's special cheesecakes! At Farmer's Boy Diner & Restaurant, it's not just the food that will making your dining experience so enjoyable but our incredible prices and personal service as well. And when your special event or business meeting needs great food at a great value, ask us about our catering! Whether you're joining us for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert, you'll soon be coming back for more at Farmer Boy Diner & Restaurant!
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“A little downhill from years past”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2012

Sad to say we used to love the food here! Used to have great specials. I don't know what happened :-(

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank K9gsd1
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
West Milford, New Jersey
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“bland boring food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2012

This diner is almost "too dinerish". Very very dated, and the food is bland and boring.

Visited November 2011
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Albany, New York
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162 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Yummy breakfast and dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2011

They have the most delicious breakfast and dinner, we're always going for breakfast but we decided to go for dinner and what a treat, food was very hot, and tasted good.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mimaq
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Schenectady, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great diner with some upscale touches”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2010

I've eaten here on occasion over the years and have seen the menu and style of the place transforming. Although at times it seems that some of the new ideas don't fit, I actually enjoy trying those items and have found quite a few that I really enjoyed. Unfortunately, I've been told, that since not enough people try the new dishes it is difficult to keep making them. I've always gotten good service and a tasty meal. The decor could be updated to go along with the rest of the changes, but I would recommend trying this place, and really trying something you wouldn't expect to be good at a diner!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank cripper8
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coll623
1 review
“Food is good, Service not so much”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2008

The food here is good but the service is not. The diner wasn't too crowded. I had my daughter with me and they said they would be back with a height chair. 15 minutes later and still no height chair. We had to get it ourselves.! Service was extremely poor! Waitresses were not friendly at all. Don't go here if you want good customer service.

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