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Farmer Boy Diner

) #83 of 539 Restaurants in Albany $$ - $$$ American, Greek,
1975 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-4501
+1 518-456-2243
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
10 Apr 2017
“Always good”
21 Feb 2017
“Great Lunch”
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Greek, Diner
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1975 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-4501
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to the Farmer Boy Diner since I was a teenager. My mother loved it there. I loved their cheeseburgers being a teenager! Now 55 years later I still love it there. We go about once a week. The service is terrific....More

1  Thank Newyorker14
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Friendly people, excellent food, well prepared and generously sized all for a very reasonable price. If you like diners, this one is a great choice. We've come back several times.

1  Thank AKT0707
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks for the great review. We appreciate you coming back! :)

Reviewed 19 March 2017

We opted to stop in for breakfast today. There are a couple of other places that we frequent but decided on something new. We each ordered coffee and although it looked strong it was absolutely delicious. Good start! I ordered the "oatmeal". You might think...More

Thank Krioux48
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review Kim. I'm glad you enjoyed breakfast. :)

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great place..good service. Large portions. Great food with great people..had a good time..love diners and this one was great..

Thank Richard M
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks for the 5 star review Richard. I appreciate it!

Reviewed 22 February 2017

The diner was very clean and the staff was very friendly. The food was very good. Would definitely go back.

Thank gina1014
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Have eaten at this diner for 30+ years and keep going back. Nice people, good service and good food. Sweet potato soup and the Monte Cristo are my favorites!!

1  Thank Claudia12309
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thanks for the kind words Claudia. We're always happy to have you.

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped with the family to get some lunch. We have been coming here for years, and will continue. Get the French onion soup, you won't regret it.

1  Thank Ace R
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thanks for the kind words Ace. We love our French Onion soup too! :)

Reviewed 3 July 2016

Yes. We enjoyed our food and our visit. My one regret is we had to listen to an obnoxious TV behind the counter blasting a motorcycle race. The noise carried through the whole room. Worse than the race coverage was the obnoxiously (louder) commercials aimed...More

1  Thank goalnantuckt
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thanks for your comments. Sorry about the TV... please never hesitate to ask us about the volume/channel. We always do our best to accommodate everyone.

Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I always love the farmer boy. I get the eggs Benedict and never disappointed. I think their breakfast is great in general, but I have never tried their lunch

1  Thank Ian R
Chris E, Owner at Farmer Boy Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thanks for the kind words Ian. :)

Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is the typical diner experience. There is nothing too unique about it...it's the typical diner food, diner soda, diner coffee, and diner prices where everything sort of tastes similar and you wonder why and how you are paying this much for it. It gets...More

1  Thank andrew w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1975 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-4501
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-456-2243
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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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