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Albany Restaurants: Where to Dine in NY's Capital Region Including Troy & Schenectady

Looking for something new? Visiting the area and want to go where the locals go? The restaurants in Albany NY's Capital Region offer excellent and varied dining options that will not disappoint. 

No matter your mood and your budget, you will find something to hit the spot! From five-course gourmet meals complete with a flight of wine, to a jam-packed lunch counter and bottomless coffee, Albany's restaurants have something for everyone.

Search below for restaurants by category or location. Read reviews or post your own. You can even find coupons from local eateries throughout the Albany, Schenectady, Troy and Capital Region area.

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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.
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen Albany, NY
At The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, our focus is simple. Delicious food made from fresh ingredients. Seasonal menus. Sourcing amazing craft beer and interesting wine. Great live music.
LAX on Lark Restaurant & Lounge Albany, NY
LAX on Lark Restaurant & Lounge - A casual neighborhood restaurant & bar located in the historic Center Square on Lark St offering a fusion of Italian and Asian Cuisine.
The Century House, Hotel, Restaurant & Conference Center
Latham, NY
The Century House's award winning restaurant features an eclectic menu of New American Cuisine set in a New England tavern atmosphere. Serving lunch M-F and dinner 7 days a week. If you're in the Albany area, stop by and give the Century House a try!
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.
Epicurean Bistro & Wine Bar
Latham, NY
The Epicurean Bistro & Wine Bar located at Latham Farms Shopping Center blends the nuances of France, Quebec and Upstate New York into one delicious dining experience.
The Waters Edge Lighthouse Restaurant & Inn
Glenville, NY
Enjoy the waterfront ambiance year round for lunch and dinner at this award winning restaurant,located just across the Mohawk River from Schenectady. The Waters Edge Lighthouse is the perfect setting for any occasion!
Anton's A Greek - American Restaurant Albany, NY
Welcome to Anton's Greek American Eatery! As a family-owned Albany restaurant with a taste for flair and authentic Greek dishes, Anton's mission is to bring the freshest flavors and finest Greek specialties to Upstate NY’s Capital District!
Angelo's 677 Prime
Albany, NY
With a menu consisting of items of only the highest quality, including the freshest sustainable seafood, Kobe beef, Prime grade steaks, extensive bar selections, and a wine list of more than 400 varieties, the restaurant exemplifies premier dining.
Birch Hill "Catering to all your Tastes"
Schodack, NY
Just a short drive but a world away from downtown Albany, Birch Hill is your ideal event destination location! Here you'll find a magical blend of easy elegance and style combined with superb food, good friends, and memories to last a lifetime.
Birch Hill
Schodack, NY
Just a short drive but a world away from downtown Albany, Birch Hill is your ideal event destination location! Here you'll find a magical blend of easy elegance and style combined with superb food, good friends, and memories to last a lifetime.
Canvas, Corks & Forks, LLC
Schenectady, NY
Canvas, Corks & Forks is a new & unique way to un-CORK your inner artist! You will be guided step by step to create your very own masterpiece while enjoying music, fine wine & craft beer along with our COMPLEMENTARY Signature Mac n' Cheese Bar!
Chester's Smokehouse
Albany, NY
Taste some delicious goodies like Kielbasa, Smoked Bacon, Bologna, Chicken Sausage, Smoked Pork Chops, Smoked Cheese, Giant Sandwiches,best Deli Meats and many more!Everything made in house at Chester's Smokehouse in Albany New York We GOT LUNCH !!
Barrel Saloon & Texas BBQ Albany, NY
Come to the Barrel Saloon & Texas BBQ located in the warehouse district of downtown Albany! Listen to live country & rock music on the weekends and enjoy Texas style BBQ everyday! Check out our menu at our website and stop in!
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.
Capital American Eatery & Lounge Albany, NY
The Capital American Eatery & Lounge, located on North Pearl Street in Albany, NY, combines the finest of New York State (NYS) locally grown products and an elegant atmosphere to give you an unforgettable evening!
The Pearl Street Pub Albany, NY
Pearl Street Pub is located in the heart of downtown Albany and offers homemade food and delicious drinks.
Capital City Gastropub Albany, NY
Capital City Gastropub is a craft beer bar and Gastropub located in Albany's historic Helderberg neighborhood.
Lakeview Inn on Crystal Lake Averill Park, NY
With beautiful views of Crystal Lake, Lakeview Inn On Crystal Lake offers delicious family dining, superior banquet facilities and affordable prices. Our vast menu has plenty to choose from and can please even the most particular palate.
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.
Quigley's Cakes
Albany, NY
We strive to offer a wide variety of custom cakes with flavor and ingredient options to accommodate as many taste palates and dietary restrictions as possible. You see the talent, you taste the love!
Mohonk Mountain House
New Paltz, NY
Treat yourself to one of America's oldest family owned resorts, the Mohonk Mountain House. This 266-room Victorian castle is located just 90 minutes north of New York City and offers a vast array of activities and events within the Hudson Valley.
The Healthy Cafe Catering Co.
Albany, NY
Healthy Cafe Catering Co. is in the business of making you look good. From an intimate party of 10 to a more elaborate gathering of 200, Healthy Cafe Catering is your solution! Our drop off and set up service is quick, proffesional, and efficient.
Saratoga Casino and Raceway
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Casino and Raceway is The Place to Play! With over 1,700 slots, thrilling live harness racing, electronic table games, live simulcast coverage, many delicious dining options, three full-service bars and Vapor, fun is a sure bet!
Jack's Oyster House, Inc.
Albany, NY
Opened in 1913, Jack's is one of the oldest family-owned restaurants in America. Recently joined by renowned local chef, Larry Schepici, Jack's continues it's commitment to fine dining and extraordinary service.
Menands, NY
The Grille at 138
Albany, NY
The Grille At 138 is devoted to a complete experience for the diner. For lunch, dinner, and Sunday Brunch Buffet we try to show wonderful hospitality coupled with delicious food, that will not break your wallet.
Honest Weight Food Co-Op, Inc.
Albany, NY
The Honest Weight Food Co-Op is a member-owned-and-operated consumer cooperative committed to providing our community with affordable, high quality natural foods and products for living a healthy life.
Glen Sanders Mansion
Scotia, NY
Set on the banks of the Mohawk River, the Glen Sanders Mansion dates back to the 1700's, providing our guests with rich history, elegance, and a truly unique experience.
E.K.'s Cibo
Schenectady, NY
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
Troy, NY
Featuring genuine,award winning pit-smoked BBQ, homemade sides and desserts. Full bar with 26 Local & Seasonal draft beers with live music Friday and Saturday nights. We're serious about our Bar-B-Que!
Burden Lake Country Club Averill Park, NY
Beautiful Burden Lake Country Club in Averill Park offers family, individual, junior and senior memberships as well as daily rates. Club restaurant offers relaxation, great food, and can accommodate all of your entertainment needs!
Field Goods
Our mission is to open the floodgates for local food by delivering food of superior taste, freshness, & nutritional value to as many people as we can & to be a good partner to our farmers. We offer weekly deliveries from $20.
Mazzone Hospitality
Clifton Park, NY
Whether you are planning a wedding, fundraiser, corporate or social event, Mazzone Catering can help you transform your ideas and visions into reality. Meticulous care goes into each and every detail to ensure superb cuisine and responsible service.
Buca di Beppo
Albany, NY
Buca di Beppo is a neighborhood restaurant with a lively atmosphere and authentic Italian menu for all to enjoy. In the spirit of Italian culture, our dishes are meant to be shared and served family-style, perfect for passing around the table.
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!
Barnsider Restaurant Albany, NY
Dining out should be a truly enjoyable and relaxing experience in which special moments are captured. With that in mind, we strive to offer a wide variety of exceptional cuts of beef such as filet mignon with bearnaise sauce and NY Sirloin.
Prime at Saratoga National
Saratoga Springs, NY
Steaks and seafood are served up in casual elegance at Prime at Saratoga National. Enjoy fine dining inside or lighter fare, cocktails and live music outdoors on our covered veranda and patio terrace.
Wolf's 1-11 Restaurant
Albany, NY
Watch TV'S throughout to cheer on your favorite team, enjoy classic american cuisine, and try one or five of our 30 beers always on Tap, with new NYS rotating beers every week! Business Meeting or Family Dining, Wolf's 1-11 has something for all!
River Stone Manor, LLC
Glenville, NY
Your wedding day will undoubtedly be one of the most memorable occasions in your life. Let us help make this special day unforgettable! We offer a variety of Wedding Packages to choose from.
Polish Community Center of Albany NY, Inc.
Albany, NY
Creative Events At The Polish Community Center. Planning an event in the Capital Region? Be sure to include the Banquet & Conference Facility at the PCC in you plans.
Positano Specialty Foods
Latham, NY
A specialty food store with gourmet sandwiches and salads, Italian dinners to-go or eat-in, family dinner bundles to-go every night and, catering services for any event!
Latham, NY
Scarboroughs Restaurant is the ultimate casual eatery featuring an eclectic menu consisting of sandwiches, burgers, salads, unique house specialities, as well as full dinners. We have a full bar, children's menu, outdoor patio, and two fireplaces.
Michael's Express Catering
Schenectady, NY
Michael's Express Catering is a family-owned business serving the Capital Region since 1990. We specialize in CORPORATE CATERING and FAMILY EVENTS at affordable prices. Let Mike help plan your BBQ, SEMINAR, EVENT, LUNCH, DINNER, or BREAKFAST.
Longfellows Hotel, Restaurant & Conference Center
Saratoga Springs, NY
This beautiful Saratoga Springs hotel and wonderful gourmet restaurant is located near the famed Saratoga racetrack. Just a short driving distance from town, discover amazing rooms & suites, excellent food, great wine list and a wonderful ambiance.
LT's Grill
Schenectady, NY
Schenectady, NY
Simpson's at The Desmond
Albany, NY
Serving traditional American fare, Simpson's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Simpson's has received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, along with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
Albany, NY
The Standard Restaurant & Lounge
Albany, NY
he Standard is known for its straightforward, classic American cuisine, prepared using home-cooking techniques with fresh, local ingredients purchased daily. The Standard's menu features over 100 items that will be sure to have something for everyone
Desmond Hotel & Conference Center
Albany, NY
Premier lodging in a premier location at the entrance of the Albany International Airport. The Desmond offers award-winning service and superb accommodations minutes from downtown Albany.
Mazzone Catering
Clifton Park, NY
With a renowned culinary team, world-class service personnel, an international award-winning design team AND an array of venues to suit all tastes and styles, Classe Catering is the GO-TO company for truly personalized weddings in the Capital Region!
Olympic Diner Amsterdam, NY
Open Sunday to Thursday 7 a.m -9pm and Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. to 10 pm. Confirm hours with restaurant.
Laurie's Gluten Free Goodness
Scotia, NY
Laurie's Gluten Free Goodness was established in Oct, 2009. After being diagnosed with Celiacs Disease seven years ago, having my son diagnosed with the same disease a year ago, and after trying to purchase good tasting products at reasonable prices.

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