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Food and restaurants in Schenectady

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Tiny little gem. Amazing Moroccan food delightful owners and (their kids most days.) You will remember this meal for a long time. So rich in flavors. A postage stamp place with a postage stamp deck.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Top-notch dining. Every dish a work of art. The Chef is the best in the area, IMHO. Can't say enough about how much I love this place! Veggie and GF friendly. Beautiful atmosphere. Great staff.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food, great downtown location. Colorful & eccentric Mexican inspired decor. Great for brunch, lunch, and dinner.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Live music and great vibes are a regular occurrence. Literally, a stone's throw from our location, stop in for a drink and a bite to eat and you won't be disappointed.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Asian food in the neighborhood! The bar and great service make this place a must visit.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing Jamaican food. Popular bar upstairs and usually dining space is easy to find downstairs. Head to the counter and order food before sitting down. We love everything there. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Pricey, but so, so delicious. If you want to treat yourself while you're here this is the place to do it! ”
  • 1 local recommends

Cafes

Café
“Great break and all you can eat brunch on Sunday for $15. Yummy savory and sweet crepes with a latin influence. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Closest Starbuck's with a drive thru and it's next to Dunkin Donuts. Across from Home Depot. Albany St runs parallel to State St. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Moon and River Cafe is an experience. Free entertainment EVERY day (put some bread in the jar) and interesting s-l-o-w healthy food, mostly veggie. Tell Richard Valerie sent you.”
  • 1 local recommends
Chocolate Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Amazing breakfast diner! Love going here and we love the staff. Mexican influenced. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Great homemade french fries and really yummy made to order breakfast & lunch sandwiches!”
  • 1 local recommends

Bakeries

Bakery
“Drool-worthy Italian desserts. They offer various coffee drinks, with indoor and outdoor seating. Close to Proctors.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“A Schenectady landmark. If you stay in town, you must eat here. Everything on the menu is amazing, and it's perfectly acceptable to eat too much of their famous bread before you even get to the entree portion of the evening. Wednesday is half-price bottle of wine night!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Puzzles Bakery & Café offers a delicious selection of sandwiches, salads, soups, beverages, and freshly baked goods. Better yet, it is their mission to provide meaningful employment opportunities for individuals with special needs. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Supermarket
“Owned by the customers but no need to be a member to shop there. I just like the idea of cooperatives and they endeavor to sell local and organic products when available. Cross the street cautiously.”
  • 1 local recommends
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