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American Restaurants In The Capital Region

From casual to upscale, you'll find a wide array of American restaurants in Albany and the Capital Region. Use the filters below to further narrow down your ideal restaurant.

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Palette Cafe
Schenectady, NY
Palette Cafe in Schenectady is a local coffee shop offering a variety of coffee, light fare, baked goods, and creative cocktails. They are located on State Street and feature both a dining area and an upstairs coworking space.
BBQ plates
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!
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!
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.
rectangular pizza with toppings
Orchard Tavern West
Guilderland, NY
Orchard Tavern West in Guilderland, NY, is the new location for the Orchard Tavern, which was a legendary Albany institution for over 100 years. This casual restaurant and bar carries on the traditions and beloved pizza, wings, and pub fare.
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.
Dining area with tables and chairs
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.
New World Bistro Bar Exterior and front door
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.
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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.
golf course in the fall
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!
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.
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.
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.
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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Stacks Espresso Bar (Lark)
Albany, NY
Stacks Espresso Bar on Lark Street in Albany, NY, is a local cafe and community space where you can find great coffee and good company. Get your caffeine fix and enjoy some excellent food too.
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.
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.
Annabel's Pizza Company
Schenectady, NY
Annabel's Pizza Co. in Schenectady offers wood-fired pizza (gluten free, soy free, and cauliflower crust available upon request), wings, garlic knots, pretzels, and frites with tons of dipping sauces to choose from.
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.
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.
dp an American Brasserie - Downtown Albany Restaurant, pictured with patrons sitting at the dimly lit bar
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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, pretzels, and more.
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.
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The Local 217
The Local 217 in Albany, NY, is a taproom and kitchen where your friends and family can come together to enjoy homemade meals in a casual atmosphere. All of the food is made-to-order, and they also serve a great selection of beer, wine, and spirits.
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The Daily Grind
Albany, NY
Over the years, The Daily Grind has been roasting, brewing, and serving some of the best coffee in Albany, NY. Visit their Lark Street location for a cup of coffee and housemade soups and sandwiches.
Brown's Brewing Company's Troy Taproom and Brewery
Troy, NY
When you're in the mood for craft beer and delicious food, visit Brown's Brewing Company's Troy Taproom and Brewery. Located on the Hudson River in Troy, this local brewery offers a fantastic selection of year round and seasonal brews.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Cardona's Market
Albany, NY
Cardona's Market serves fresh produce, specialty foods, prepared foods, and more, all from high-quality ingredients.
Turf Tavern
Scotia, NY
Turf Tavern offers fine dining at its Mohawk Avenue location, and can meet your banquet and catering needs in-house or off-premise.
Irie Vybez Restaurant
Albany, NY
Irie Vybez offers authentic Caribbean cuisine in an inviting atmosphere. The restaurant specializes in jerk and curry chicken, fried dumplings and plantains, and traditional side dishes.
Uno Chicago Grill, LLC
Albany, NY
Looking for a taste of Chicago style pizza in the Capital Region? Stop in and try a bite at Uno's!
Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill
Colonie, NY
Enjoy BBQ ribs, wings, pulled pork, and other specialties at Smokey Bones! Our extensive menu also includes burgers, entrees, and salads; truly something for everyone.
Gershon's Deli & Caterers
Schenectady, NY
Gershon's Deli & Caterers specializes in generously sized sandwiches like corned beef and pastrami and has been a favorite in the Capital Region for many years.
Subway
Menands, NY
Just outside of Albany in Menands, stop by Subway for a quick, delicious sub.
Uno Chicago Grill, LLC
Latham, NY
Looking to enjoy delicious Chicago style pizza? Look no further than Uno in Latham!
Subway
Albany, NY
Swing over to Subway on Washington Avenue for a delicious sub!
Garden Bistro 24
Latham, NY
Enjoy a bistro-inspired meal prepared from fresh, seasonal ingredients at Garden Bistro 24. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Junior's Bar and Grill
Albany, NY
Junior's Bar and Grill in Albany is known for their great burgers and gourmet pizzas. They also serve up a delicious brunch and have excellent happy hour specials.
Recovery Sports Grill Albany
Albany, NY
The Recovery Sports Grill in Albany offers classic bar food, a fun sports bar atmosphere and more. Check it out!
Recovery Sports Grill Amsterdam
Amsterdam, NY
The exciting sports-themed atmosphere at Recovery Sports Grill is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat! Located in Amsterdam, their menu features bar food classics such as wings, burgers and more.
Joey G's Cafes, Inc.
Joey G's four Capital Region cafes offer diner-style favorites, like soups, salads, cold and hot sandwiches, and breakfast options.
Dan's Place Two
Albany, NY
If you're looking for a great meal at an even better price, try Dan's Place Two on Washington Avenue in Albany. Dan's offers ample portions of breakfast and lunch favorites in a quaint, diner atmosphere.
Bob Ziters Food Enterprises, Inc. dba Bob's Diner
Watervliet, NY
Bob's Diner is open 24 hours a day and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner to enjoy in the diner or at home.
Newest Lunch & Pizza
Schenectady, NY
At Newest Lunch, you'll find an extensive menu of burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, and specials conveniently located in Albany's Capital Region.
Tala American Bistro
Latham, NY
TALA, An American Bistro in Latham, NY is a 50-seat restaurant open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner, offering an eclectic mix of stylized entrees.
City Line Bar and Grill, Inc.
Albany, NY
Enjoy the fusion of “pub fare” and international cuisines at City Line! Expect the look, feel and expectations of the big city in terms of food and atmosphere!
Legends Field Restaurant & Pub
Albany, NY
Legend's Field serves nothing but quality tasting food. You can order their top notch juicy burgers, flavored wings and delicious pizza -- all at an affordable price!
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
Guilderland, NY
Jimmy John's is THE place to get all types of delicious sandwiches quickly. Delivery and catering services are available!
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.
Scarborough's
Latham, NY
Scarboroughs Restaurant is the ultimate casual eatery featuring an eclectic menu consisting of sandwiches, burgers, salads, unique house specialities, as well as full dinners. We have a full bar, children's menu, outdoor patio, and two fireplaces.
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.
Johnny Rockets
Albany, NY
Looking to have a good time? Stop in to Johnny Rockets in Crossgates for delicious burgers, milkshakes and singing & dancing wait staff!
LT's Grill
Schenectady, NY
LT's Grill features daily specials, live entertainment, a full bar, and patio dining, in addition to an extensive menu of BBQ, steak, and seafood options. Have a special event coming up? Try LT's catering services!
Yono's
Albany, NY
Enjoy a blend of contemporary American cuisine and Indonesian influence at Yono's in Albany. In addition to serving dinner Monday through Saturday, Yono's is also available for weddings and private events.
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!
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.
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.
Hot Spot Jamaican
Albany, NY
At Hot Spot Jamaican, you'll find an assortment of Jamaican and American dishes. Orders can be placed online and catering is available.
Cafe Madison
Albany, NY
Indulge in delicious brunch and lunch at Cafe Madison. Whether you're sitting inside taking in the cozy atmosphere or enjoying the hustle and bustle of Madison Avenue from the patio, you'll be glad you stopped in.
Bountiful Bread
Albany, NY
Located in Stuyvesant Plaza, Bountiful Bread is the place to go for delicious, creative sandwiches, hearty salads and homemade soups.
Simpson's at The Desmond
Albany, NY
Serving traditional American fare, Simpson's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Simpson's has received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, along with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
Barcelona
Albany, NY
Enjoy delicious dishes and fine wines in an intimate setting at Barcelona.
Centre Street Pub
Schenectady, NY
Centre Street Pub features inside and outside dining, an internationally-inspired menu, live entertainment, and a private event space.
The Hidden Cafe
Delmar, NY
The Hidden Café, located just outside of Albany in Delmar, serves up Mediterranean classics such as their famous hummus, pitas and more.
Recovery Sports Grill Troy
Troy, NY
Stop at the Recovery Sports Grill in Troy for great bar food and a fun sports bar atmosphere!
Katie O'Byrne's Restaurant
Schenectady, NY
Stop by Katie O'Byrne's for a great draught beer or delicious Irish pub fare!
Spinners Pizza
Albany, NY
Whether you're looking for delicious pizza, crispy wings or other Italian dinners, Spinners is the place to go!