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Gene's Fish Fry

300 Troy Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144-9475
+1 518-286-3767
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“hot dog bun” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Fast food
300 Troy Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144-9475
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ONLY OPEN FOR THE SUMMER. Great fish fry, has been here a million years, they also have burgers for those who don't like fish.

Thank David S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We have been coming here for years, and pretty much always get the same thing... I get a burger with french fries and occasionally will get a coleslaw, my husband gets a fish fry and we both get a chocolate milk shake. Aside from the...More

Thank Anna Q
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The food and service here are fantastic. I usually gets clams or shrimp and onion rings. My husband gets the haddock dinner. Fries are outstanding. Pleasant patio with picnic tables and hanging baskets. Nice view of Albany. I love the mocha shake. Gene turned the...More

Thank H. Kevin M
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing meal and cleanliness lacking. We tried the fish fingers, chicken fingers, fries, onion rings and a coffee shake. We wouldn't recommend any of these picks. In addition, self serve condiments were located on a table and in need of a significant clean up....More

Thank 2berries
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Gene's is a seasonal fried seafood place that alos offers burgers and other regular fast fare. The food is decent but, to be honest, I was expecting more authenticity. The fried scallop sandwich was a handful of battered, fired scallop on a hot dog bun....More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Limited menu, daily lunch special but nothing special about this place. As mentioned there is no inside seating just picnic benches under the awning., order at the window and wait. My cheeseburger was just that. condiments are on the counter and limited to relish catsup,...More

Thank Sparkle D
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Have been here many times and remains my goto place for summertime quick food. I would highly recommend, much better than the other fish fry places in the capital district.

Thank Transwizard
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Good food Good portions Friendly service Conveniently located on Rt 4 in North Greenbush near intersection with Target, Home Depot and Walmart. It's right next to a Mobile Gas station - parking lot entrance is between the Fish Fry and the Mobile. Exit only in...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Too much oil, too much of a bad batter, not enough fish. Little service, does not accept credit cards, dirty restrooms, poor quality seafood. We were driving from Vermont to New Jersey and looked up a family friendly fried fish restaurant. Actually had to go...More

Thank Buckrodger
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I had lunch here today with friends at this iconic fish fry. Everything was delicious, portions were large, very good value for the money.

Thank ross5100
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18 August 2017|
Response from ross5100 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Troy Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144-9475
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rensselaer
  • Phone Number: +1 518-286-3767
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