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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.

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The City Beer Hall
Albany, NY
The City Beer Hall is an American beer hall and gastropub located in the heart of historic downtown Albany. Inside this classic ar... [+More]
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River Street Market
Troy, NY
Looking to enjoy some diverse and delicious cuisine in the Capital Region? Check out River Street Market, located by the waterfron... [+More]
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Lost & Found Bar & Kitchen
Albany, NY
For great craft beers and casual dining featuring fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, make Lost & Found Bar & Kitchen in Albany, N... [+More]
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El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant - Hamilton Street
Albany, NY
Conveniently located on Hamilton Street, El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant began serving traditional delicious Mexican and Spanish cu... [+More]
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Far Shot Axe Throwing
Albany, NY
Have a unique experience and the time of your life at Far Shot Axe Throwing! Far Shot has the edge on hosting sharp parties - have... [+More]
Kazan BBQ & Ramen in Crossgates Mall
Albany, NY
Kazan BBQ & Ramen in Crossgates Mall offers freshly made ramen noodles and DIY Japanese-style BBQ grills. Visit www.shopcrossgates... [+More]
Maggie McFly's of Albany
Albany, NY
Maggie McFly's believes in playing a significant role in the communities in which they operate. Visit their Albany location at Cro... [+More]
The Standard at Crossgates
The Standard Restaurant & Lounge in Crossgates Mall
Albany, NY
The Standard is known for its classic American cuisine, prepared using home-cooking techniques with fresh, local ingredients. Visi... [+More]
Clinton's Ditch
Schenectady, NY
Clinton's Ditch is a local bar and grill in Schenectady, NY that offers a wide selection of food and drinks to satisfy every palat... [+More]
110 Grill in Crossgates
110 Grill Albany in Crossgates Mall
Albany, NY
110 Grill features modern American cuisine created from authentic ingredients that pop with flavor. They are strongly committed to... [+More]
Wolff's Biergarten - Schenectady
Schenectady, NY
Wolff's Biergarten temporarily closed all locations on July 4th. They will reopen when they can do so safely and in the true spiri... [+More]
Susie's Pub
Albany, NY
Susie's Pub in Albany, NY, is a true neighborhood pub that is known for great drinks, a fantastic happy hour, and fun & games.... [+More]
Cafe Hollywood
Albany, NY
Since 1993, Cafe Hollywood on Lark has been a popular spot for patio dining and traditional pub fare. They offer a great selection... [+More]
Pint Sized
Albany, NY
Pint Sized in Albany, NY is a small bar that serves up a great selection of craft beer. Their draft list updates weekly, so stop b... [+More]
The Lionheart Pub
Albany, NY
The Lionheart Pub is an upscale ale house in Albany's Lark Street community offering 45 craft beers on tap, flat bread pizzas, pre... [+More]