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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.

Generation Axe
Colonie, NY
Axe throwing is a fast-growing, thrilling sport that you can experience for yourself at Generation Axe in Colonie. Channel your inner competitor, face off against your friends, and master the art of throwing an axe at a target.
Envy Lounge
Albany, NY
Envy offers a fine dining experience for lunches, dinners, private parties and catered events.
Katie O'Byrne's Restaurant
Schenectady, NY
Stop by Katie O'Byrne's for a great draught beer or delicious Irish pub fare!
Fuze Box
Albany, NY
Visit Fuze Box on 12 Central Avenue in Albany. Our Thursday night Swing Dancing or Saturday 80's Night are a favorite of many.
McGeary's Irish Pub
Albany, NY
McGeary's Irish Pub in downtown Albany is a bustling Irish pub with delicious food, a substantial beer list, and live music performed every week. This Albany hotspot has long been a gathering place for authentic Irish fare and exceptional times.
Graney's Bar and Grill
Albany, NY
Graney's Bar and Grill is an Irish bar know for it's 28 TV's, great food and nightly drink specials. Graney's is a great place to watch any MLB, NFL, NHL & NCAA game or sit and relax in the lounge area.
The Low Beat (homage to Valentine's)
Albany, NY
Where Live Music Thrives. Home of the "Mid-Town" sound. Owned and operated by Howard Glassman (former owner of the iconic Valentine's)