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Malta Diner Incorporated

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American, Diner
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2476 State Route 9, Ballston Spa, NY 12020-4427
+1 518-899-5099
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06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Tue 06:00 - 20:00
Wed - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Looking for a sit down place for breakfast on way home from weekend getaway and came across the Malta Diner. Surprised to see it as busy as it was for a Monday morning and they were well staffed and efficient. Breakfast was delicious, I had the French toast deluxe with eggs, bacon, ham & sausage. My boyfriend had the pancakes... More 

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Thank Sherry S
Capital Region of NY
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I love their Greek salad and husband enjoys either a burger and fries or an omelet. I have been busy with an ill pet and having a hectic schedule and by 4 pm I find I'd rather go out than cook this is my go to diner.

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Thank marla55
Niskayuna, New York
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228 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stopped on our way home from Saratoga. No complaints it was a clean diner, the food was good. Would stop again when we are back in the area.

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Thank gina1014
New Brunswick, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

went 2 times both Saturdays a lunch and A Breakfast the food was good the language and banter from the kitchen was horrendous.On the August 20th my wife and I where told by our server (Lisa ) who was somewhat friendly and obviously over worked or tired that it gets worse at times from the loud music to the banter... More 

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Thank Porter H
Danbury, Connecticut
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179 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Don't expect more than a typical diner but the food was above average and the staff were super friendly. Extensive menu. We had Malta Diner special club. Great taste great idea (turkey club w Gyro meat substituted for the bacon in the club ). If your in the area go here!

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Thank Rick R
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Malta Diner is a typical NY diner. We generally go for breakfast but I have been there for lunch as well. It's a busy place and the food is always fresh. Their omelets are cooked as ordered and the service is friendly. If you're looking for a good breakfast (as opposed to brunch) this won't disappoint.

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Thank Mary Anne K
Long Island NY
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Gave them three tries and each time there was something wrong. I have a feeling that the cook is the owner. First day my wife got French toast. I think the cook just passed the bread a couple of inches away from the egg mix. The "French toast" was just bread with a coating of egg on the surface. Terrible!... More 

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Thank Gene D
Stefanie G, General Manager at Malta Diner Incorporated, responded to this review

Gene, I'm sorry we couldn't make you happy. In response to your comments- the owner does not cook. Our French toast is our most popular griddle item, but I am wondering if you ordered the Old Fashioned French toast which is simply white bread quickly dipped in a cinnamon eggwash to-order. The regular (Challah) French toast, which is baked on... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Each year my family and I vacation in Saratoga and each of the past 3 years we have eaten most of our dinners and breakfast meals Malta diner. This year we went in for breakfast and found a dead fly on the table. I got rid of the fly and then killed two in the window. The waitress asked if... More 

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Thank Bill T
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The place looks small but is rather roomy inside. The menu has a nice selection for everyone. I got a corned beef Reuben and it was AWESOME! I also got the stuffed pepper soup and it was full of flavor. Everyone else enjoyed their meals as well. I will be back!

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Thank Bobbie B
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114 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

My review last year was very harsh , and I still won't eat the French toast, however the 3 days I did eat here - eggs Benedict and CB hash with eggs were very good- I asked for extra bernaise sauce for Benedicts all good- sun was busy - however wait was 10 min which I did understand- no complaints... More 

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Thank Mcbub8
Stefanie G, Manager at Malta Diner Incorporated, responded to this review

I am very pleased that you were willing to give us another chance, and that we were able to turn around your initial opinion of the diner. We were definitely very busy but I am glad it didn't take us longer than 10 minutes to get you seated. I understand your apprehension but really do recommend that you try the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 20:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2476 State Route 9, Ballston Spa, NY 12020-4427
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Spa
  • Phone Number: +1 518-899-5099

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