Local Eats

Local Eats

Eat All the Foods

RECOMMENDED PLACES TO EAT AROUND ALBANY

Google Map of area recommended eateries!

Tips:

* Click on restaurant names to visit their websites
* Click on yelp icons to visit each restaurant’s yelp page
* Click the interactive map (above) for places close to FUUSA, your host, or anywhere else you might find yourself!
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Asian Selections:

Name   Address Hours
Blowfish
All-you-can-eat sushi
For those of you with big appetites (and a car!)
1704 Western Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-10:30pm
Su noon-10pm
Dragon Buffet
Also for those of you with big appetites (and a car!)
1881 Central Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-10:30pm
Su 11am-10pm
(arrive by 9pm)
Fujiya Ramen 301 Central Ave, Albany, NY F 11:30am-3pm; 5pm-9:30pm
Sa 11:30am-9:30pm
Su 11:30am-9pm
Kuma Ani
Sushi, Japanese
287 New Scotland Ave, Albany NY F 5-10pm
Sa noon-10pm
Su closed
Lark St. Poke Bowl
Sushi, Japanese Poke Bowls
203 Lark St, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-9pm
Su closed
Pho Yum
Vietnamese
1558 Central Ave, Colonie NY F, Sa 11am-10pm
Su 11am-9pm
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 F 11:30am-10pm
Sa noon-10pm
Su closed
Sushi Tei
Featuring dollar sushi! (July 2018)
(June’s other favorite!)
1800 Western Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-10:30pm
Su 11am-10pm
Ramen on Sunday only!
Sweet Basil 370 Delaware Avenue, Albany NY F 11am-10pm
Sa, Su 11:30am-10pm
Taiwan Noodle 218 Central Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11:30am-10pm
Su 11:30am-9:30pm
Tanpopo Ramen and Sake Bar 893 Broadway, Albany, NY F, Sa 11am-11pm
Su noon-10pm
Tomo Asian Bistro
with fantastic sushi
1365 New Scotland Rd, Slingerlands NY F, Sa 11am-11pm
Su noon-10pm
Van’s Vietnamese 307 Central Ave, Albany NY F, 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 11:30am-3pm and
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: Fri 11:30am-2:30pm and
Sa, Su noon-3pm)
(Dinner buffet: F, Sa 5pm-9pm)
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)
(Dinner buffet: F, Sa)
Karavalli 9B Johnson Rd, Latham NY F, Sa 5pm-10pm
Su 5pm-9pm
(Also lunch buffet: Sa, Su noon-2:30pm)
Lazeez 35 Central Ave, Albany NY F 11:30am-11pm
Sa 12-11pm
Su 12-10pm
(Lunch buffet: F 11:30am-2:30pm and
Sa, Su noon-3pm)
(Dinner buffet: F, Sa 5pm-9pm)

Mexican & Latin American:

Name   Address Hours
El Loco 465 Madison Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11:30am-10pm
Su 4-9pm
El Mariachi 289 Hamilton St, Albany NY F 11:30am-11pm
Sa 1-11pm
Su 1-9pm
El Mariachi Tapas 271 Lark St, Albany NY F, Sa 4-11pm
Su closed
El Patron 198 Central Ave, Albany NY F, Sa, Su 11am-10pm
Irie Vybez
Best Jamaican food in the area!
313 Central Ave, Albany, NY F 8am-1am
Sa 9am-midnight
Su 9am-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 noon-11pm
Su 11am-10pm

Other restaurants:

Name   Address Hours
Albany Pump Station 19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany NY F, Sa 11:30am-midnight
Su noon-8pm
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-10pm
(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
Local 217 Taproom & Kitchen (formerly Cafe 217)
Bar with a nice outdoor patio
12 ½ Delaware Ave, Albany NY F, Sat 4pm-2am
Sun 9am-10pm
Lost & Found Bar & Kitchen 942 Broadway, Albany, NY F, Sa 3pm-4am
Su 11am-midnight
Mamoun’s
Mediterranean
206 Washington Ave, Albany, NY F 11:30am-10pm
Sa noon-10pm
Su noon-9pm
New World Bistro Bar
Global cuisine, locally sourced. Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free friendly!
300 Delaware Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 5-10pm
Su 11am-3pm, 5-9:30pm
Nine Pin Cider Works
NY craft hard cider, some light snacks available
929 Broadway, Albany, NY F 4-11pm
Sa 1-11pm
Su 11am-7pm
NoHo Pizza
Featuring NYC-style pizza slices! GF pizzas! Salads, subs & pasta!
195 Lark St, Albany NY F, Sa, Su 9am-10pm
Savoy Taproom
Late night menu served until 2am, occasional live music
301 Lark Street, Albany, NY F, Sa 3pm-3am
Su 10am-2pm (brunch)
Su 3pm-2am
Sovrana Pizza, Bakery & Deli
Includes GF pizza!
63 N Lake Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 11am-9pm
Su closed
Vintage House NY
Upscale tapas, wine bar
897 Broadway, Albany, NY call to confirm hours!
Wolff’s Biergarten 895 Broadway, Albany NY F 11am-10pm
Sa 9am-10pm
(F, Sa bar open until 2am)
Su 9am-9pm
(Su bar open until midnight)

Coffeehouses / Cafes:

Name   Address Hours
3Fish Coffee
Drinks, sandwiches, snacks. Gluten-free friendly!
466 Madison Ave, Albany NY F, Sa 7am-9pm
Su 7am-5pm
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
Panera Bread 50 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208 Fr, Sa 6:30am-9:30pm
Su 7am-9:30pm
Stacks Espresso Bar 260 Lark St, Albany, NY Fr, Sa, Su 7am-8pm
The Cheese Traveler
Special 2019 summer Friday night cookouts, 5pm-8pm, vegetarian & gluten free friendly!
540 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY Fr 11am-8pm
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
They often sell everything and close early – call ahead!
293 Hamilton St, Albany NY F noon-8pm
Sa noon-6pm
Su closed
Cider Belly Doughnuts
The BEST homemade doughnuts anywhere, creative flavors, gluten free options! They often sell everything and close early – call ahead!
25 N Pearl St, Albany NY F 6:30am-3pm
Sa, Su 8am-noon
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
FLAVORS Authentic Caribbean Ice Cream & Pastries   313 Central Ave, Albany NY F, Sa, Su 11am-11pm
Stewart’s
Local chain convenience store with an ice cream counter
Albany locations include:
10 New Scotland Ave;
204 Henry Johnson Blvd;
542 Central Ave
F, Sa, Su 5am-11pm