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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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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!
table with food, drinks, and a palette cafe menu
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.
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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 gastropub fare in the Capital District.
big pretzel, pizza, and sliders
Apex Entertainment Albany
Albany, NY
Apex Entertainment Albany in Crossgates Mall is a 57,000 sq. ft. family entertainment center featuring a variety of attractions, an American cuisine restaurant, and a state-of-the-art meeting space.
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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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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.
The Albany Pump Station exterior and sign
The Albany Pump Station
Albany, NY
With up to 11 in-house brews to choose from (including cask ale), The Pump Station is sure to have something for every beer lover. We enjoy creating a warm and friendly atmosphere and want to make your visit a memorable one.
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.
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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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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!
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Dawn's Victory Sports Cafe
Albany, NY
When you're craving casual dining with a gourmet twist, then head to Dawn's Victory Sports Cafe in downtown Albany, NY. This sports bar and pub features a fantastic selection of burgers, pizza, sandwiches, and drinks.
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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.
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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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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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 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.
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.
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3Fish Cafe
Albany, NY
When you're in the mood for awesome baked goods, excellent coffee, and a delicious breakfast or lunch, then swing by 3Fish Cafe in Albany. They are a friendly neighborhood cafe with a relaxing ambiance.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Centre Street Pub
Schenectady, NY
Centre Street Pub features inside and outside dining, an internationally-inspired menu, live entertainment, and a private event space.
Bountiful Bread
Albany, NY
Located in Stuyvesant Plaza, Bountiful Bread is the place to go for delicious, creative sandwiches, hearty salads and homemade soups.
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!
Barcelona
Albany, NY
Enjoy delicious dishes and fine wines in an intimate setting at Barcelona.
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.
Spinners Pizza
Albany, NY
Whether you're looking for delicious pizza, crispy wings or other Italian dinners, Spinners is the place to go!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cardona's Market
Albany, NY
Cardona's Market serves fresh produce, specialty foods, prepared foods, and more, all from high-quality ingredients.
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.
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.
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.
Katie O'Byrne's Restaurant
Schenectady, NY
Stop by Katie O'Byrne's for a great draught beer or delicious Irish pub fare!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Subway
Albany, NY
Swing over to Subway on Washington Avenue for a delicious sub!
Uno Chicago Grill, LLC
Latham, NY
Looking to enjoy delicious Chicago style pizza? Look no further than Uno in Latham!
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.
Subway
Menands, NY
Just outside of Albany in Menands, stop by Subway for a quick, delicious sub.
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.
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.
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!
Recovery Sports Grill Troy
Troy, NY
Stop at the Recovery Sports Grill in Troy for great bar food and a fun sports bar atmosphere!
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.