Capital Region Bars, Clubs & Pubs In & Near Albany NY

The cities of Albany, Troy and Schenectady offer a thriving and eclectic night scene that reflects the diversity of the area. From casual beer halls with peanut-shell-covered floors to upscale martini and wine bars to everything in between, you are sure to find a place you feel comfortable raising a pint in, or a glass. Browse through the various bars and pubs listed below for reviews, hours, maps and directions. Planning a special night out and don't want to appoint a designated driver? Consider a limo service or a downtown hotel for a classic, walkable pub crawl.

Canvas, Corks & Forks - Schenectady
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Schenectady
Schenectady, NY
Canvas, Corks & Forks is voted the BEST Paint & Sip! FREE MAC N' CHEESE BAR! Fun Music, Specialty Cocktails, Seasonal Sangrias, Wine Ice Cream, Craft Draft Beers & more! Locations in the beautiful hip & artsy historic districts of Schenectady & Troy!
Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location
Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location
Latham, NY
No experience necessary - a local artist will instruct you step by step through an original piece of art while you follow along with a cocktail! At the end of the night you'll take home a beautiful painting & hopefully a new found talent.
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The Hollow Bar + Kitchen
Albany, NY
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen is a lauded + unique downtown Albany business. The only establishment in the region that is a 4-star restaurant, led by 2016 Rising Star Chef Winner, Anna Weisheit, a notable craft beer bar + an awarded live music venue.
City Beer Hall
City Beer Hall
Albany, NY
The City Beer Hall - An American Beer Hall and Gastropub located in the heart of historic downtown Albany. Inside this classic architectural gem you will find the finest selection of craft beers and micro brews in the Capital District.
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Troy
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Troy
Troy, NY
Canvas, Corks & Forks is voted the BEST Paint & Sip! FREE MAC N' CHEESE BAR!! Fun Music, Specialty Cocktails, Seasonal Sangrias, Wine Ice Cream, Craft Draft! Locations in both beautiful hip & artsy historic districts of Schenectady & Troy!
The Albany Pump Station
The Albany Pump Station
Albany, NY
With up to 11 in-house brews to choose from (including cask ale), The Pump Station is sure to have something for every beer lover. We enjoy creating a warm and friendly atmosphere and want to make your visit a memorable one.
El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant - Hamilton Street
El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant - Hamilton Street
Albany, NY
Conveniently located on Hamilton Street, El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant began serving traditional delicious Mexican and Spanish cuisine in the Capital Region over 14 years ago.
Reel Seafood Co.
Reel Seafood Co.
Albany, NY
Reel Seafood Co. has been serving the freshest seafood cuisine to the Greater Capital District of New York for over 28 years and have consistently been rated the #1 seafood restaurant among other Albany restaurants by local voters.
New World Bistro Bar
New World Bistro Bar
Albany, NY
Cozy bistro featuring Chef Ric Orlando's global neighborhood cuisine. "Chopped" Champion Chef Ric's menu features sustainable seafood, free range meats, gluten free and vegetarian options. Dinner 7 nights and Sunday Brunch. LOCAL FOOD - LOCAL FUN!
The Pearl Street Pub
The Pearl Street Pub
Albany, NY
Pearl Street Pub is located in the heart of downtown Albany and offers homemade food along with delicious drinks. Stop in and see for yourself!
Capital City Gastropub
Capital City Gastropub
Albany, NY
Capital City Gastropub is a craft beer bar and Gastropub located in Albany's historic Helderberg neighborhood.
The Bier Abbey
Schenectady, NY
Backstage Pub
Schenectady, NY
Bombers Burrito Bar
Schenectady, NY
Founded in 1997 by Matt Baumgartner on $15,000 on a hand of poker, Bombers Burrito Bar of Schenectady is best known for our famous giant burritos and award-winning wings.
Chez Nous
Schenectady, NY
Texas de Brazil
Albany, NY
Texas de Brazil is an upscale Brazlian steakhouse featuring all you can eat grilled meat carved table side.

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