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.
Most recently, The Hollow's Chef, Anna Weisheit , was selected as a 'Rising Star Chef' Winner for the 2016 Albany Chef's Food & Wine Festival. Other notable accolades: Hudson Valley Magazine '20 Hidden Hudson Valley Landmarks' in 2015 and 'Best New Club' for Metroland's 'Best of 2014' list.
The Hollow is committed to working with local purveyors, creating original recipes for seasonal menus and reinventing the classics. Our Special Events team is adept at coordinating rehearsal dinners, showers, corporate functions, fundraisers, lunch and dinner parties. In the warmer months, The Hollow opens its sidewalk cafe and has received the reputation to be an ideal choice to have dinner pre-show, post-show or to solely be immersed in the hustle and bustle of historic downtown Albany.
Our music scene has been lauded as one of the best in the Capital Region, voted as the top spot after SPAC, the iconic Saratoga Performing Arts Center. The Hollow is known to attract talent on their way up before exploding into mainstream such as Kongos, Vintage Trouble, Lucius, Shakey Graves, St. Hotel, Twiddle, Deertick, Eastbound Jesus, Northern Faces, Consider The Source, Jimkata, Conehead Buddha, Lucid, Colony House, Sister Sparrow, The Hold Steady, Shepherd, Mirk, Kung Fu, The Features, Lucky Jukebox Brigade, Mr. F, Cabinet, Wild Adriatic, J. Roddy Walston, Stellar Young, Portugal The Man, Cold War Kids, Moth and the Flame, Craig Finn, Civil Twilight, Quiet Company and Start Making Sense.