Duke's Chophouse

4.4
603 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Dukes is located just off the casino floor, therefore patrons must be 21+ to enter.

Dukes Chophouse is the Capital Region’s newest must-try restaurant. Enjoy a superior dining experience in a fun, comfortable atmosphere just steps from the gaming floor. An outdoor patio with sweeping river views adds to the ambiance of this casual chophouse which features a selection of USDA Prime cuts, fresh seafood and more. A la carte Brunch offered from 10am-2pm Sundays with $4 Mimosa Specials.

A private dining room for intimate events and a lounge directly connected to the High Limit area makes Dukes the place to be seen at Rivers.

Named for Schenectady icon Tony “The Duke” DeLorenzo, Dukes is the collaborative creation of the Rivers Family and the Mallozzi Family.

Must be 21 or older for entry

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 603 people are saying
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Theresa25
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Best lobster mac and cheese around.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Took my family to the casino and then Dukes for dinner. Fantastic experience. Service was excellent, food was fantastic and the setting was nice. No complaints and recommended for top notch steaks, wine and dessert

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SharonD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server ‘Rana’ was wonderful - pleasant, friendly and professional. Unfortunately, they were short staffed and our food was cold when we were served (by the manager ‘Ryan’) who was great. As we advised him of our meal being cold - he adjusted our bill accordingly and even gave us a dessert. We understand many restaurants are having staffing issues and we were treated very well and will return with no hesitation. Great service from the staff who waited on us. Thank you.

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elizabeths
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent restaurant conveniently located off casino floor. Upscale ambience. The menu is a la carte but varied. My prime rib was delicious and cooked to perfection. My only dislike was quite a few items with horseradish to which I'm allergic. Pricing was consistent with the type of food and environment. Our server was very polite and helpful. I would recommend Duke's for anyone visiting the Casino or for a special occasion!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

John was our server and was great. Very attentive, but not overly so. Prime Rib was 10/10. Most everything was; asparagus, cream corn, sole, wine, etc. Crab cakes fell short though.

I highly suggest this spot!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience3

My birthday dinner. It was our first time there and we were very disappointed in the food. My wife had the scallops and they tasted and smelled very fishy and old. I had the chicken with Gruyere cheese. And it was edible .
The best part of the dinner was the bread and the waiter Bill, he was fantastic . Way overpriced and blah food.

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MaryH
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a six friends gathering for a delicious dinner. Three of us had the fillets which were cooked perfectly and the other three had the stuffed fish or salmon and everything was delicious. Our waiter Terry was excellent. He was very attentive and very courteous.

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meoow555
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It was obvious the server was having a bad shift. She roiled her eyes when I was ordering, she was slightly condescending & short. I tried being overly nice, which seemed to annoy her more.
After all this she put our order in wrong, totally forgot my husband’s steak order & also totally forgot the string bean side order. Although his steak was good, I was finished /my meal by the time it arrived.
The good news is they didn’t charge us for the steak. We were surprised & grateful.
I understand if someone is having a bad day, but you can’t be in a customer service oriented business, if you can’t hide your negatively.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food was great but service was poor. A lot of money to be spent for frustration!

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LauraS
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance and fantastic service. Food was perfect and presentation superb.

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FRANKQ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience4

It must be a season where they do not have experience staff
No knowledge of what tequila they had carpaccio was pretty good but I asked no cables came with capers my wife’s caulk chop came out here to see it on one side not even cooked on the other and the Apple chutney sauce that they had on it might as well been Motts applesauce

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andreaL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a first time visit for a birthday dinner. Our server, Terry, was fantastic couldn’t have asked for better. The food was delicious from the bread, apps, dinner, straight through to the cheesecake that they bought for me for my birthday. We will definitely be back when in the area again.

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ThomasA
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place! Steaks, seafoods, salads all very good. Server was excellent!

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StephenS
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Good food but be prepared to spend a lot per meal as everything is a la carte.
It was noisy. Be sure to request a quiet seating arrangement unless you're okay with the noise.
Wait staff was good. Nothing over the top which one might expect in a higher end steakhouse.

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DotV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

the food, presentation and dining room all were above expectations

Appreciated that Dukes offered a menu related to the Schenectady Restaurant Week. Excellent means of trying a new restaurant.

Will come back.

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DarrenR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time dining here and it was absolutely great. Staff and service were outstanding. Highly recommended. We will definitely come back.

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DonnaK
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Having eaten there many times for lunch wanted to go there for dinner. It was our wedding anniversary and we had made a reservation weeks before knowing it is track season . Our waitress took our drink order and then disappeared for 15 minutes only to come back with bread and butter , we then received our drinks and ordered . Our appetizers came out about 15 minutes later and my husbands lobster appetizer was Luke warm but we just let it go as we did not want to ruin the experience 1 hour later we finally asked where our entrees were as people seated after us were eating, she apologized and said she would send the manage over as she had been trying to get our order , the manager came over with an attitude and told us that they had lost the dupe but it had only been 57 minutes, I asked how this was my problem and asked what he was going to do about ie and his exact words were he was going to give us carrot cake . Finally he came out with our entrees and sides which were ice cold , l then asked to see his boss but eventually he came back over and I told him to take the dinners off our check and give us a bill for our drinks and appetizers. He left and then cam back and told us there was no bill. I understand that mistakes happen but own up to it and apologize don’t give customers an attitude when you are clearly in the wrong

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BarbaraL
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server Mark was wonderful the food was excellent would definitely go again

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PD10
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A very nice restaurant to celebrate a special occasion as we did for our 40th wedding anniversary. Our server was exceptional—she even brought us a special dessert!

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MzDisney
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Huge portions! Excellent service!

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MikeB
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at this restaurant. We sat at a nice table with a view of the river. My Wife and I had seafood dishes, which were outstanding. We will be back again soon.

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vipGobble
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional service from Terry. Large prime rib and filet with corn were both excellent. Highly recommend. Attached to the Casino.

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MonicaGentile
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Everything was great except antipasto chopped salad was almost entirely lettuce. One tiny piece of cheese, one tiny piece of salami and half of a cherry tomato and two rings of yellow pepper, the rest was lettuce for 16 dollars. Won't be getting that again. Filet, potatoes and spinach were excellent. You need to work on salad.

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MichelleH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The calamari was overcooked to the point of hard/chewy, but we ate it all still. My steak was cooked medium well instead of medium but still had good flavor

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely the best prime rib around....

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TammyV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Duke's has excellent food. Although it is expensive, it is definitely worth a special night out.

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davidd
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Food was not as good as expected and prices were above average. Server was good, but didn't know the facts about the meals and drinks.

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AngelaM
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a wonderful meal and a wonderful evening. The waiter, John, was delightful and very friendly. I did wonder, quite honestly, how any restaurant could tun out of one of the main ingredients of their weekly special for that day by 6:30, but the substitution worked very well and the dish didn’t suffer. I can only assume that was a fluke due to some unanticipated occurrence in the kitchen. Overall, it was very good and I would recommend this restaurant.

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vipemil
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

John who served us did an excellent job . Live music was good.

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vipMarkR
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First Time at Dukes was very happy with everything, Service and Food Quality were both Very Good - Will definitely go back.

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rick
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good food and service.

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SusanI
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
12 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Dukes to celebrate our anniversary. The atmosphere was excellent and we were seated in a nice private booth. Terri was our server and she was terrific! We both ordered filets and they were cooked to our liking. We shared a Caesar salad and mashed potatoes. Both had great flavors! Terri even comped our dessert, carrot cake, since it was our anniversary!
Thank you! We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Overpriced food that was just ok

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vipSusanS
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience at Dukes! Terry G’s service was impeccable, and she even remembered each guests name. Dukes is always one of our “go to” places for our special occasions and even every day dining!

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discjoker
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

My wife and I visited Duke's while on a quick anniversary getaway to Rivers Casino. This was our "special" anniversary meal.

We had a 7:45 reservation and waited about 5 minutes after checking in with the hostess to be seated. After being seated it took about 15 minutes to be acknowledged by our waiter. It was obvious that the restaurant was short staffed but the 15 minutes gave us enough time to figure out what we wanted to drink and eat.

My pre-dinner cocktail was the NY Sour. HIGHLY recommended. Perfectly balanced and delicious! I had the fried lobster appetizer which was amazing. Just perfect. My wife had the Caesar salad which I had a bite of and it was very good.

Entrées took quite a while to come out. Both my wife and I had the 8oz filet, cooked medium. I opted for the "Oscar Style" and I am so glad I did. This took what was already an amazing filet and brought it to the next level. The crab was tender and flavorful, a great addition to the tender filet. We had the double butter mashed potatoes and sautéed wild mushrooms. Both sides were excellent. With my entrée I had a glass of Conundrum Red Blend, a perfect accompaniment to the steak. We were asked about any special occasions when we made a reservation. Since we mentioned it was our anniversary they gave us a complimentary (huge) slice of cheesecake for dessert. What a nice touch!

There was absolutely nothing to fault about the food. One of the best meals we have had in quite some time. Regarding the service, the individual workers are doing the best they can given the circumstances and the fact the place was obviously short staffed. Our waiter Terrance was an absolute rock star with what he was able to accomplish, just one man doing so much. He really seemed to care about our experience. Unfortunately, the behavior I saw from other guests was disappointing. Lots of rudeness directed toward the staff when they are doing the best they can given the circumstance.

Dukes Chophouse gets a big A+ from me!

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vipRachelR
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ribeye was excellent. Had a side of creamed spinach. Blue point oysters and shrimp cocktail were so delicious. A nice bottle of red. Perfect meal.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an amazing dinner the steak I ordered was absolutely gorgeous. Our waiter was great very attentive. Over all a great experience!

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drizzt2
Poconos
7 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Lobster tails came out raw. Twice !!
On the seafood spectacular meal.
Said forget it. They comped us two drinks.
Never had that happen before. The waiter was shocked when we showed the tails .. twice ..

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vipemil
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service

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Duke's Chophouse is rated 4.4 stars by 603 OpenTable diners.

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