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Find American Restaurants in Albany NY

Looking to dine on classic American fare? Check out the wide selection of American dining establishments in Albany and throughout the Capital Region area. Whether you would like to grab a quick, casual bite to eat or take part in a more formal, fine dining experience -- there is something for everyone in Albany. Check it out: 

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Warehouse Grill & BBQ
Albany, NY
One taste of Warehouse Grill & BBQ and you'll see why this casual Albany restaurant has developed a near-cult following in recent years. The BBQ is smoked to perfection, and that's just the beginning of what they offer!
a burger, glass of beer, and fries
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, NY your new favorite neighborhood spot! The restaurant is conveniently located in the Warehouse District on Broadway.
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Café con Mel
Cohoes, NY
Whether you're in the mood for a perfectly made latte or some delicious baked goods, Café con Mel in Cohoes, NY is the place to be. They are a proud minority- and woman-owned business that aims to be your newest hangout spot.
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New World Bistro Bar
Albany, NY
New World Bistro Bar is an 80-seat gastropub in the heart of Albany's Delaware Avenue Neighborhood. The building is cozy, the food is fresh and creative, and the staff is friendly and nurturing.
salad with tomatoes and chicken
Honest Weight Food Co-op Cafe
Albany, NY
Did you know? Honest Weight Food Co-op Cafe is more than just your go-to grocery store for healthy, local, natural, vegan, and bulk foods. It has a cafe with prime choices for any meal!
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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 its commitment to fine dining and extraordinary service.
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Lakeview on Crystal Lake
Averill Park, NY
With beautiful views of Crystal Lake, Lakeview 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.
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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.
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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!
bbq platter with ribs and sides
Iron Works Grill
Troy, NY
Iron Works Grill in Troy, NY, is the Capital Region's newest BBQ destination. They are a family-friendly, casual restaurant that serves good old comfort food and BBQ, from juicy, slow cooked brisket to tender ribs, pulled pork, and more.
a burger with pickle and cherry tomato
The Hill at Muza
Troy, NY
Experience the unique space at The Hill at Muza, a ski lodge-style restaurant that offers a year-round beer and wine garden. The atmosphere is unbeatable, and their pub fare is sensational.
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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.
Uno Pizzeria & Grill
Albany, NY
Located at Crossgates Mall in Albany, NY, Uno Pizzeria & Grill is well known for its legendary deep dish pizza, but the restaurant also offers an excellent selection of thin crust pizzas, pastas, salads, steak, seafood, desserts, and more.
Druthers Albany
Albany, NY
Druthers Albany is a Capital Region brewpub that features elevated comfort food and handcrafted beer that is made on the premises. This Druthers location opened in 2015 and is housed in a historic warehouse.
Ambition Coffee & Eatery, Inc.
Schenectady, NY
Ambition Coffee & Eatery, Inc. in Schenectady, NY is a funky urban bistro that's a top spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner before you attend a live show at nearby Proctors.
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 palate. Enjoy wraps, sandwiches, salads, burgers, pizza, dinner specials, and more.
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Dave & Buster's
Albany, NY
This family-friendly chain offers a sport-bar-style atmosphere for American food, arcade games, and more. It's the perfect place to enjoy family-friendly fun or a date night with your favorite person.
The Bishop
Albany, NY
The Bishop in downtown Albany, NY is a bourbon and beef spot that combines the quality culinary stylings of an owner-operated kitchen with an amazing selection of bourbons and ryes.
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Cafe Lark
Albany, NY
Cafe Lark is not your traditional pizza shop in Albany, NY. Although they specialize in gourmet pizza, burgers, subs, and more for lunch and dinner, you can also stop by in the morning for breakfast sandwiches, waffles, and other items.
The Standard Restaurant & Lounge
Albany, NY
The Standard is known for its straightforward, classic American cuisine, prepared using home-cooking techniques with fresh, local ingredients. Visit their restaurant at Crossgates Mall for delicious food in an upscale 1950s-themed atmosphere.
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Post on Lark
Albany, NY
Post on Lark is a neighborhood wine bar and kitchen that features a fantastic selection of natural wine. Have a seat at the cozy bar, shop for grocery items, and order some delicious food from the menu.
The Whistling Kettle
Schenectady, NY
The Whistling Kettle in Schenectady is a tea shop and cafe that offers a unique menu of food items that cater to both tea and non-tea drinkers. They also sell a great selection of premium tea and products.
Dove + Deer
Albany, NY
Dove + Deer in Albany is a local restaurant and bar that is dishing out some of your pub favorites along with new additions. Stop by for great food and drinks in a cozy atmosphere.
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Savoy Taproom
Albany, NY
Located in the heart of Albany, NY, Savoy Taproom embodies the cultural and creative spirit of Lark Street. The approachable cocktail bar & restaurant combines affordable, scratch dining with handcrafted cocktails.
Texas de Brazil
Albany, NY
Texas de Brazil at Crossgates Mall in Albany is a Brazilian steakhouse that features endless servings of flame-grilled meat, an extravagant salad area, and more in an upscale setting and lively atmosphere.
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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 of wings, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and wraps.
110 Grill - Albany
Albany, NY
110 Grill - Albany features modern American cuisine created from authentic ingredients that pop with flavor. They are strongly committed to allergy awareness, and most menu items can be easily modified to fit allergy needs.
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 Crossgates Mall to check out the huge variety on their menu and to enjoy an exceptional dining experience.
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dp An American Brasserie
Albany, NY
dp An American Brasserie offers a diverse menu of imaginative cuisine from fried brussels sprouts to a Indonesian stir fried noodles. They also have classic cocktails and a wine list with over 70 different types.
110 Grill Albany
Albany, NY
110 Grill Albany is the perfect place to enjoy classic favorites and seasonally-inspired dishes inside Crossgates Mall. This modern American restaurant also features a bar with a variety of craft beer options and a diverse wine and cocktail list.
The Ruck
Troy, NY
Great pub food and top-notch craft beers come together at The Ruck.
Nighthawks
Troy, NY
Nighthawks uses fresh, local ingredients to craft an ever-changing menu of delicious food. An extensive assortment of wines and craft beers is also available.
Tipsy Moose Tap & Tavern
Latham, NY
You'll find a variety of burgers, sandwiches, pizza, and more at the Tipsy Moose, along with an extensive beer selection.
Blu Stone Bistro
Loudonville, NY
Comfortable. Casual. Cool. Surprisingly refreshing & actually fun. Blu Stone Bistro takes great pride in preparing everything fresh to order, using regional, sustainable and seasonal farm-to-table products.
Malcolm's
Schenectady, NY
You can expect to have an incredible dining experience at Malcolm's in Schenectady. Malcolm's uses high-quality, local ingredients to create unique and delicious dishes.
Jack's Diner
Albany, NY
Jack's Diner serves traditional American fare and diner food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Aloha Krab
Albany, NY
Located just below the food court at Crossgates, Aloha Krab serves up authentic seafood dishes and modern cuisine. The menu includes chicken wings, fried fish and chicken baskets, and "pick your catch" options.
The Waters Edge Lighthouse Restaurant & Inn
Glenville, NY
Enjoy the waterfront ambiance year round for lunch and dinner at this award winning restaurant and inn, located just across the Mohawk River from Schenectady. The Waters Edge Lighthouse is the perfect setting for any occasion!