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Albany Holiday Dining Options 2019 - 2020: Christmas & New Year's

Consider doing yourself a favor this holiday season and skip cooking in the kitchen all day. There are a number of great Albany area restaurants that are open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, or New Year's Day. Check out some of the local dining options and don't forget to make a reservation ahead of time.

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2019 - 2020 Holiday Dining Options

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Albany Pump Station

Dates & Hours:

  • Christmas Eve: 11:30am - 6:00pm
  • New Year's Eve: 11:30am - 10:00pm
  • New Year's Day: 11:30am - 10:00pm

Location: 19 Quackenbush Square, Albany, NY 12207

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The Century House

Dates & Hours:

  • Christmas Eve: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • New Year's Eve: 11:00am - 9:00pm (special lunch menu for early diners and 3-Course Prix Fixe menu for dinner)

Location: 997 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110

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City Beer Hall

Dates & Hours:

  • New Year's Eve: 11:00am - 3:00pm (Lunch); 3:00pm - 10:00pm (Dinner); 10:00pm - 2:00am (Late Night Menu); Open until 2:00am or after for NYE Party
  • New Year's Day: 11:00am - 3:00pm (Hangover Brunch); 3:00pm (Start of Dinner)

Location: 42 Howard Street, Albany, NY 12207

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Jack's Oyster House, Inc.

Dates & Hours:

  • Christmas Eve: 11:30am - 10:00pm
  • Christmas Day: 11:30am - 9:00pm
  • New Year's Eve: 11:30am - 10:00pm
  • New Year's Day: 10:30am - 3:00pm (a la carte Brunch Menu); 4:00pm - 9:00pm (Dinner Menu)

Location: 42 State Street, Albany, NY 12207

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New World Bistro Bar

Dates & Hours:

  • Christmas Eve: Open for Gift Card Sales from 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Christmas Day: 3:00pm - 8:00pm (Dinner)
  • New Year's Eve: 5:00pm - 10:00pm (4-Course Fixed Price Dinner, $75pp)
  • New Year's Day: 11:00am - 4:00pm (Brunch)

Location: 300 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY 12209

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Restaurant Navona

Dates & Hours:

  • New Year's Eve: 4:00pm until close

Location: 289 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208

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Risotto

Dates & Hours:

  • New Year's Eve: 11:30am - 3:00pm (Lunch); 5:00pm - 9:00pm (Dinner)
  • New Year's Day: 5:00pm - 9:00pm (Dinner Only Today)

Location: 195 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205

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dining room with tables and booths

Simpson's at The Desmond

Dates & Hours:

  • Christmas Eve: 7:00am - 12:00pm (Breakfast); 1:00pm - 7:00pm (Christmas Fixed Priced Dinner - Available as of 12/13/2019)
  • Christmas Day: 7:00am - 12:00pm (Breakfast); 1:00pm - 7:00pm (Christmas Fixed Priced Dinner - SOLD OUT)
  • New Year's Eve: 7:00am - 12:00pm (Breakfast); 12:00pm - 4:00pm (Lunch); 4:30pm - 10:00pm (NYE Menu Only)
  • New Year's Day: 6:30am - 12:00pm (Breakfast)

Location: 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211

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Dukes Chophouse

Dates & Hours:

  • New Year's Eve: 5:00pm - 1:00am (Limited Regular Menu and Special Prix Fixe Menu)
  • New Year's Day: 10:30am - 1:30pm (Buffet); 11:00am - 3:00pm (Lunch); 4:00pm - 10:00pm (Dinner)

Location: 1 Rush Street, Schenectady, NY 12308

Milano Restaurant

Dates & Hours:

  • Christmas Eve: 5:00pm - 9:00pm (Fixed Price Three-Course Dinner)
  • New Year's Eve: 5:00pm - 9:00pm (Fixed Price Four-Course Dinner)

Location: 594 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110

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