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Downtown Albany Restaurants

Looking to enjoy a meal in the heart of Albany, NY? Each of the dining options below is conveniently located near top lodging and attractions downtown! Choose from restaurants specializing in seafood, barbecue, pub fare, ethnic cuisine, and craft beverages.

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The Hollow Bar + Kitchen
Albany, NY
Established in 2013, The Hollow Bar + Kitchen is located in historic Downtown Albany at 79 N Pearl St. Coined a 'triple threat' by The Alt Weekly, The Hollow is a notable foodie destination, craft beer/cocktail bar and lauded live music venue.
two men cheersing their beers in front of a large CBH sign
City Beer Hall
Albany, NY
The City Beer Hall - An American Beer Hall and Gastropub located in the heart of historic downtown Albany. Inside this classic architectural gem you will find the finest selection of craft beers and micro brews in the Capital District.
dining room and an aesthetically pleasing bar area
The Pearl Street Pub
Albany, NY
The Pearl Street Pub is the place to go in downtown Albany if you're craving the ideal nightlife experience with an inviting atmosphere, an amazing music scene, and delicious food. This Albany hotspot will quickly become your go-to place!
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.
plates of food with a beer
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.
four poke bowls
Lark Street Poke Bar
Albany, NY
Lark Street Poke Bar is the first poke bar in Albany! This fast and casual eatery focuses on fresh, healthy, raw fish and vegetables in the traditional Hawaiian-style poke bowl. Choose from one of their options or build your own bowl of freshness!
corned beef and cabbage
Public House 42
Albany, NY
Public House 42 is an Irish pub in downtown Albany with a welcoming vibe, traditional Irish cuisine, and classic pub fare. Menu items include everything from shepherd's pie to Reuben chowder to a variety of burgers and sandwiches.
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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.
man getting food at checkout counter
Steuben St. Market
Albany, NY
Steuben St. Market is downtown Albany's all-natural cafe and food market featuring a variety of housemade products, such as soups, sandwiches, deli salads, entrees, kombucha, and much more.
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Mamoun's Felafel Restaurant
Albany, NY
Enjoy the charming ambiance & fresh Mediterranean dishes at Mamoun's. Choose from among Middle Eastern specialties such as lamb, chicken & vegetarian entrees, hummus, falafel & salad platters, w/ many veg. & gluten-free options. Healthy & delicious!
La Serre Restaurant
Albany, NY
Located in the heart of downtown Albany, La Serre Restaurant is within walking distance of many lodging venues and top attractions.
The Merry Monk
Albany, NY
At The Merry Monk, you'll find a delicious and varied menu of favorites like burgers, sandwiches, and entrees, plus an extensive selection of beers.