Where to Eat


Eateries around Albany

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Asian selections:

Name Address Hours
Kuma Ani
All-You-Can-Eat Sushi, Japanese
287 New Scotland Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-10:30pm
Su noon-10pm
Plum Blossom Chinese Restaurant 685 Hoosick Rd, Troy NY F, Sa 11am-11pm
Su noon-10pm
Shining Rainbow
Chinese, Dim Sum, Szechuan
(June's favorite!)
209 Central Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-11:30pm
Su 11am-10:30pm
Sukhothai 254 Lark St, Albany NY
OR
62 Central Avenue, Albany NY
F 11:30am-10pm
Sa noon-10pm
Su closed
Sweet Basil 370 Delaware Avenue, Albany NY F 11am-10pm
Sa, Su 11:30am-10pm
Taiwan Noodle 218 Central Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-10pm
Su 11am-9:30pm
Tomo Asian Bistro
with fantastic sushi
(June's other favorite!)
1365 New Scotland Rd, Slingerlands NY F, Sa 11am-10pm
Su noon-10pm
INCREDIBLE happy hour sushi & drink specials, 3-5pm, every day
Van's Vietnamese 307 Central Ave, Albany NY F 3-9pm
Sa, Su noon-9pm

Indian selections:

Name Address Hours
Aashiana Restaurant 31 Central Ave, Albany NY F 11:30am-11pm
Sa noon-11pm
Su closed
(Lunch buffet:
F, Sa noon-3pm)

(Dinner buffet:
F, Sa 5:30pm-8pm)
Curry House 1112 Madison Ave, Albany NY F 11:30am-11pm
Sa noon-11pm
Su noon-10pm
(Lunch buffet:
Sa, Su noon-3pm)
Jewel Of India On Lark 187 Lark St, Albany NY F 11:30am-10:30pm
Sa noon-10:30pm
Su noon-10pm
(Lunch buffet:
F, Sa, Su noon-3pm)

(Dinner buffet:
F, Sa 5:30pm-8pm)
Karavalli 9B Johnson Rd, Latham NY F, Sa 5pm-10pm
Su 5pm-9pm
(Also brunch:
Sa, Su noon-3pm)
Lazeez 35 Central Ave, Albany NY F 11:30am-11pm
Sa 12-11pm
Su 12-10pm
(Lunch buffet:
F, Sa, Su)

(Dinner buffet:
F, Sa)

Mexican & Latin American:

Name Address Hours
El Mariachi 289 Hamilton St, Albany NY F 11:30am-11pm
Sa 1-11pm
Su 1-9pm
El Patron 198 Central Ave, Albany NY F, Sa, Su 11am-10pm
Mr Pio Pio 160 Quail St, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-11pm
Su 11am-9pm
Salsa Latina 315 Central Ave, Albany NY F 11am-11pm
Sa 3-11pm
Su 12-10pm

Other restaurants:

Name Address Hours
Albany Pump Station 19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany NY F, Sa 11:30am-11pm
Su noon-8pm
Cafe 217
Nice patio for outdoor dining, occasional live music
12 ½ Delaware Ave, Albany NY F 4pm - Sa 3pm
(August closure: Sa 3pm-8pm)
Sa 8pm - Sun 3pm
(Open overnight on weekends!)
Capital Q Smokehouse 329 Ontario St, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-10pm
Su noon-9pm
(Delivery available:
2pm-close)
City Beer Hall
Complete with mechanical bull, plus a nice patio for outdoor dining, occasional live music
42 Howard St, Albany NY F, Sa 11am - Close (2am)
Su 11am-9pm
(Brunch:
Sa, Su 11am-3pm)
LAX Lounge
If the bar is open, so is the kitchen! Large, varied menu.
205 Lark Street, Albany, NY F, Sa 4pm-2am
(Happy hour: 4-7pm)
Su closed
Mamoun's 206 Washington Ave, Albany, NY F 11:30am-10pm
Sa, Su noon-10pm
New World Bistro Bar
Global cuisine, locally sourced. Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free friendly!
300 Delaware Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 4-10pm
Su 11am-9:30pm
NoHo Pizza
Featuring NYC-style pizza slices! GF pizzas! Salads, subs & pasta!
195 Lark St, Albany NY F 9am-10pm
Sa, Su 10am-10pm
Savoy Taproom
Late night menu served until 2am, occasional live music
301 Lark Street, Albany, NY F, Sa 3pm-2am
Su 9am-2pm (brunch)
Su 3pm-2am
Sovrana Pizza, Bakery & Deli
Includes GF pizza!
63 N Lake Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-9pm
Su closed
Wolff's Biergarten 895 Broadway, Albany NY F 11am-midnight
Sa 9am-midnight
(F, Sa bar open until 2am)
Su 9am-9pm
(Su bar open until midnight)

Coffeehouses / Cafes:

Name Address Hours
Cafe Madison 1108 Madison Ave, Albany NY F, Sa, Su 7:30am-3pm
(BUSY for brunch)
Daily Grind 204 Lark St, Albany NY F, Sa 10am-6pm
Su 9:30am-4:30pm
Hudson River Coffee House 227 Quail St, Albany NY 8am-midnight
(Every day!)
Panera Bread 50 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208 Fr, Sa 6am-10pm
Su 7am-10pm
Ramona's 290 Lark Street, Albany, NY Fr 10am-3pm
Sa, Su 9am-?
Stacks Espresso Bar 260 Lark St, Albany, NY Fr, Sa, Su 7am-8pm
The Cheese Traveler
Special summer Friday night cookouts, 5pm-9pm, vegetarian & gluten free friendly!
540 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY Fr 11am-9pm
Sa 10am-5pm
Su noon-5pm

Sweet / Frozen Treats:

Name Address Hours
Ben & Jerry's 467 Madison Ave, Albany NY F, Sa, Sun noon-11pm
Cheesecake Machismo 293 Hamilton St, Albany NY F noon-8pm
Sa noon-6pm
Cider Belly Doughnuts
The BEST homemade doughnuts anywhere, creative flavors, lots of variety, including delicious gluten free options! (Call ahead to reserve GF flavors).
25 N Pearl St, Albany NY F 6:30am-3pm
Sa 8am-noon
Su closed
Emack & Bolio's
Gourmet ice cream & chocolates, with a nice space for outdoor dining and occasional live music
366 Delaware Avenue, Albany NY F, Sa, Su 11am-11pm
Stewart's
Local chain convenience store with an ice cream counter
10 New Scotland Ave, Albany NY
OR
515 Washington Ave, Albany NY
OR
204 Henry Johnson Blvd, Albany NY
F, Sa, Su 5am-11pm