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The Rusty Nail

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1781 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065-2413
+1 518-371-9875
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Clifton Park, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to go for birthdays with a group of friends to share your birthday wings with!

Thank Tammy A
Scotia, New York
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 5:50 and put in for a table for 6 people. We sat at the bar and waited as they said a half hour. At 7:45 we decided to at least start eating at the bar as one of the servers suggested . We left at 8:30 after eating our whole meal at the bar and we never... More 

Thank Mrfixit8344
Halfmoon, New York
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't beat the Nail's wings, best in the area! Bar can be very busy on weekends, plan on a wait for table or bar seating. Can be noisy to talk with your friends during dinner or having a drink. Good pub food.

Thank Mark A
Round Lake, New York
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beer menu leaves a lot to be desired - unless you are a Bud/Coors fan - but the food is good, the staff is friendly, and the patio is awesome.

1 Thank y498yates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The always crowded "nail" known for their wings - which are some of the best in town, also has great sandwiches like the Saratoga chicken and philly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Auburn, Indiana
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121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was advised by a co-worker staying in the area about this place. Me and my co-workers were traveling form out of state and came here on valentine's day of all days. Got in right away and was delighted by beer and drink list. Lots of good beers. Ordered a beer along with some soup and wings. Very good food.... More 

Thank LNW713
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Other than that surprise everyone else seemed happy with their food. I've had drinks there before and it was alright.

Thank Sheena S
Clifton Park, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Service is great with friendly waitresses. For your birthday celebration they offer you their special, your choice of chicken wings for each year. Needs to be on your Birthday and ID is required. Greta variety of wings. Sweet heat is my favorite! Bring a friend with you once you past 50 years old

Thank raven2839
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

On your birthday you get as many wings as years old you are, for free. They are crispy and delicious. Enough said.

Thank Sara P
Clifton Park, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great tavern. The food is excellent and it good quantity. Drinks/cocktails are very good. Service is prompt and waitstaff are always very friendly!

Thank duncan1945

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1781 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065-2413
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clifton Park
  • Phone Number: +1 518-371-9875

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?