This is one of the best diners I've been to anytime I visit Albany. The workers are very polite and courteous. The lady that waited on us kept coming back to ask if we're okay. The place is neat, cozy and the meal is inexpensive. There's wheelchair accessible entrance, parking and restroom. This place is also very close to the road and can be easily noticed from a vehicle in normal traffic.

U-roy A.

Filling, fast and delightful. Still waiting for a disappointment from this fine establishment.
Looks like it is going to be a very long wait.

Fascade F.

The times I have been there, the breakfast was good. Two thumbs up!

Valerie W.

My standard for Diner food. Great selection, plenty of seats, and the Lumberjack French Toast breakfast is unbeatable!

Peter T.

We went there because it is one of our favorite places to have a family meal. Our waiter was on point from the time he hit the table. It was Father's day weekend and he had a great tee shirt on from his own children while he served other father's. Way to go sir. All the food was hot and fresh. The prime rib was superb!!

Cynthia A.

I go to Gateway diner for Sunday brunch. The staff is friendly and attentive. The food is good diner food I have eggs.

Eugenie M.

My favorite diner in the Capital District. A great selection of food and always friendly wait staff.


Open late with really good comfort food. The coffee is good any time. I stopped in for a late night sandwich. The service was great as well as the food. I went back the next morning for breakfast. Again I received great service and food at a reasonable price. This will be my go to spot, the next time I am in town.

Grampa G.

Birthday breakfast 4 my 10 year old son was a blast. He had the Heman breakfast. Which was 2 french toast, 2 eggs made any way ham, and sausage. I got the 2 eggs special which came with toast and home fries or grits which also included my choice of meets which i got sausage. The food is not expensive a tad more than Denny's. But the atmosphere & TV's at the bar makes for a pleasurable experience. The waitresses was nice and they all had on pink to support Breast Cancer awareness month. I will definitely be back soon.

Iavon W.

The Gateway Diner is beyond amazing! Their ingredients are fresh and your meal is always served piping hot, all for a great price. The pancakes are out of this world!

Lauren S.

Fast and friendly service! Coffee is always hot! Food is delicious! Breakfast is we're it's at!!

David A.

A lot of options for different food, mostly homemade, friendly staff, and reasonable prices. Why go to a chain?


The staff is great, the food is super tasty, and you can sit and visit with your friends as long as you like without getting the hairy eyeball to"move it along" because someone needs the table! Love it going here!

Angelina D.

Small town feel and a homey atmosphere coupled with good food make this my favorite place to dine

Shannon J.

I am a huge fan of the Gateway Diner and I'm willing to bet most long term Albany residents have a few good memories here. It's a diner with a huge menu and good prices.

Daniel H.