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Albany and Central New York Restaurants

Happi Daze Charcoal Pit

  • 4479 Rte. 30 Map It
  • Amsterdam
  • American

Fodor's Review

In the 1950s it was a teen hangout, with carhops zipping trays of burgers, fries, and colas to Chevys and Fords lined up in the parking lot. The Pit, 4 mi north of Amsterdam, is still a cool place, with tunes by Elvis and the Beatles playing from loudspeakers and babes in hot pants and go-go boots pictured on the big neon sign. Try the famous foot-long hot dogs or chill out with ice cream that's made on-site. You can eat in your car or relax at pine-shaded picnic tables.

Restaurant Information


4479 Rte. 30, Amsterdam, New York, 12010, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • Closed Oct.–Mar.
  • Reservations not accepted


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