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Yono's RestaurantYono's Restaurant
909 reviews
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Contemporary American | Albany, Upstate New York

Wonderful place especially for special occasion dining. Special attention to details from the moment we entered until we left. More

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Athos RestaurantAthos Restaurant
1114 reviews
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Greek | Albany, Upstate New York

It was a wonderful experience. Your food is delicious and we love the relaxing and beautiful atmosphere. Thank you for always providing excellent service! More

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Angelo's 677 PrimeAngelo's 677 Prime
1837 reviews
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Steakhouse | Albany, Upstate New York

Went here with the kids for my wife’s birthday, everything was excellent! More

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Tala American BistroTala American Bistro
473 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Fabulous menu, terrific apps and entrees, super service from Rhea, and a Big Thank You To Tala. We will be back!!! More

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Cafe CapriccioCafe Capriccio
1169 reviews
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Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

Our meal and the service were excellent, as was the wine - Dolcetto d'Albe Basarin. We shared the brussels sprouts starter. For entrees we had the pork osso bucco, and the sauteed shrimp. Shared tiramisu for dessert. Everything was delicious. We look forward to dining at Cafe Capriccio again next time we visit Albany. More

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Nicole's RestaurantNicole's Restaurant
86 reviews
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Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

We had an excellent experience at Nicole's on Tuesday evening. Food, service, and ambiance were outstanding!! More

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Texas de Brazil - AlbanyTexas de Brazil - Albany
1707 reviews
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Steakhouse | Albany, Upstate New York

My boyfriend and I love texas de Brazil, the food is amazing, love the meat and salad bar. I could come here everyday if I could. The staff are so nice and they get you whatever you need. Our favorite meat is the flank steak medium rare, we always ask for that special More

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MezzaNotte RestaurantMezzaNotte Restaurant
312 reviews
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Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

Amazing date night with my princess food was unbelievable service was five star can’t wait to go back More

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Black & Blue Steak and Crab - AlbanyBlack & Blue Steak and Crab - Albany
764 reviews
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Steakhouse | Albany, Upstate New York

Excellent service. The food was prepared as requested and tasted excellent! More

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IL FARO restaurant & barIL FARO restaurant & bar
136 reviews
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Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

As frequent diners at Il Faro, our meals are always delicious and the service is impeccable. The owners want to make sure their patrons are happy. They are attentive and kind. They take pride in not only the quality of the food but the presentation as well. It is rare to have such a gem so close. More

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Hana Japanese SteakhouseHana Japanese Steakhouse
382 reviews
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Japanese | Albany, Upstate New York

It was my birthday dinner and they were amazing. Brought my cake out during the perfect time. I was able to open gifts and hang out without feeling rushed. They made everything extra special! More

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dp An American Brasseriedp An American Brasserie
382 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

My friends and I ate here before seeing a concert at The Palace and we loved everything about it. The atmosphere is great, service was friendly and professional, and our food was delicious. One of my friends left her phone and, since they had my phone number from when I made our reservation, they called me less than 2 minutes after leaving the restaurant to let me know they had found her phone, which at that time we didn’t know was missing! An overall a great experience, and an easy walk to The Palace. More

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The City Beer HallThe City Beer Hall
161 reviews
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Gastro Pub | Albany, Upstate New York

Great! Good service and excellent food. More

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The Point Restaurant & LoungeThe Point Restaurant & Lounge
113 reviews
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Contemporary American | Albany, Upstate New York

Really good food and service, with the exception of the hostess. I don’t appreciate getting a “no show” notice from Open Table when we did in fact attend our reservation. The hostess was informed of us having a reservation and did nothing to acknowledge it. We will go back, but be sure we have the hostess check us in properly. More

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Delmonico's Italian Steakhouse - AlbanyDelmonico's Italian Steakhouse - Albany
416 reviews
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Steakhouse | Albany, Upstate New York

The food and service are always top notch. We go for special occasions and have always been happy with the experience. More

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Jack's Oyster HouseJack's Oyster House
1526 reviews
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Seafood | Albany, Upstate New York

We die here often. Food and service are excellent!! More

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Vintage House NYVintage House NY
77 reviews
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Contemporary American | Albany, Upstate New York

Valentines 2019 was phenomenal. Vintage house did a special menu- 4 courses. The food and service were exceptional. We will be back. More

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Provence - AlbanyProvence - Albany
832 reviews
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French | Albany, Upstate New York

In Albany on business on a snowy and cold March night...the bartender/waiter was extremely friendly and very attentive. His recommendations were very good and his service was excellent! More

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Reel Seafood CoReel Seafood Co
894 reviews
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Seafood | Albany, Upstate New York

both of us had the corned beef hash special. Too much cardamon!!!! The staff graciously took $10 off the bill for this. More

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110 Grill - Albany110 Grill - Albany
77 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Our waiter, iyce (I apologize for any mispelling) was wonderful! Thank you! More

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Simpson'sSimpson's
177 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

As always we had a wonderful experience at Simpson’s. Food was delicious, staff was attentive. Great for large group dinners. Highly recommend. More

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Savoy TaproomSavoy Taproom
21 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Happy St. Patrick's Day! The Savoy probably had a crowd on Saturday, but Sunday dinner, with no entertainment on stage, was nice and quiet ... at least early at 6pm when we dropped in. Keith J was our cheerful and efficient server. He kept a close eye on us, with other tables competing for his attention. My coffee cup never ran dry. Corned beef and cabbage & Shepherd's pie were our perfect entrée selections. Bangers and mash competed for our favor, which rounded out their nice holiday menu. A ginger crème brûlée finished off our Sunday dinner in style. Sláinte! More

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NormansideNormanside
21 reviews
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Continental | Albany, Upstate New York

Food was very good with nice atmosphere. Service a little slow but was quite busy More

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Ama CocinaAma Cocina
119 reviews
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Mexican | Albany, Upstate New York

An interesting take on Mexican food. All was good. More

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The Standard Restaurant & LoungeThe Standard Restaurant & Lounge
1428 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Love the menu variety and awesome atmosphere! Great food for great price too! More

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Buca di Beppo - AlbanyBuca di Beppo - Albany
527 reviews
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Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

Good food and good service. They aren't kidding about the family style servings. Come hungry or be ready to leave with leftovers More

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Red Lobster - ColonieRed Lobster - Colonie
1 review
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Seafood | Albany, Upstate New York

Great experience, great food and the waiter was very friendly! More

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P.F. Chang's - AlbanyP.F. Chang's - Albany
18 reviews
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Asian | Albany, Upstate New York

Food was very good. Server was friendly and helpful. Atmospheres was ok. More

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Wellington's @ The Renaissance Hotel - AlbanyWellington's @ The Renaissance Hotel - Albany
137 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Great vibe, tasty food & friendly service.Give it a try! More

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Tengu Asian BistroTengu Asian Bistro
2 reviews
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Sushi | Albany, Upstate New York

The food was amazing! Always have a good meal from Tengu whether it’s in the restaurant or take out. More

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Seasons at The ClubSeasons at The Club
2 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

My husband and I are so excited that Season's at Colonie Country Club is now open to the public!! We had an amazing meal, prepared perfectly by the chef. The service was superior, and the ambiance was delightful. I completely recommend to anyone looking for an amazing date night, this is the place to go. We will be back for sure. So many more dishes to try!!!! More

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TGI FRIDAYS - Clifton ParkTGI FRIDAYS - Clifton Park
12 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

The food at TGI Friday’s has improved in recent years - consistently good. Service excellent- engaging staff. The wile experience is excellent and value very good. Really like the Stripes reward program also. More

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TGI FRIDAYS - AlbanyTGI FRIDAYS - Albany
14 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Awesome food More

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Romano's Macaroni Grill - ColonieRomano's Macaroni Grill - Colonie
52 reviews
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Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

Food was excellent-consistently good and plentiful servings. More

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City Line Bar & GrillCity Line Bar & Grill
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

City Line is a modern and fun destination for dining, drinks, socializing and being seen on the scene. City Line takes the classic American bar and grill concept to refreshing new heights. Our scratch kitchen draws inspiration from bold flavors and market-fresh ingredients. Everything about us, from the industrial modern interior design and seating to our exciting food and handcrafted drinks, is built for creating an incredible experience.More

Skyloft NYSkyloft NY
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Barbecue | Albany, Upstate New York

Coming Soon!More

The Edison Club Grille RoomThe Edison Club Grille Room
1 review
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Casual and fine dining available for members and the community in our Grille Room. We are now offering lunch Tuesday through Sunday and dinner is available Tuesday through Saturday. Outdoor patio seating overlooks our 27-hole championship golf course during the spring and summer months. Reservations recommended.More

Albany Diners' Choice Winners

Albany's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Angelo's 677 PrimeAngelo's 677 Prime
1837 reviews
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Steakhouse | Albany, Upstate New York

Went here with the kids for my wife’s birthday, everything was excellent! More

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Yono's RestaurantYono's Restaurant
909 reviews
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Contemporary American | Albany, Upstate New York

Wonderful place especially for special occasion dining. Special attention to details from the moment we entered until we left. More

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Nicole's RestaurantNicole's Restaurant
86 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

We had an excellent experience at Nicole's on Tuesday evening. Food, service, and ambiance were outstanding!! More

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Tala American BistroTala American Bistro
473 reviews
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Fabulous menu, terrific apps and entrees, super service from Rhea, and a Big Thank You To Tala. We will be back!!! More

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Athos RestaurantAthos Restaurant
1114 reviews
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Greek | Albany, Upstate New York

It was a wonderful experience. Your food is delicious and we love the relaxing and beautiful atmosphere. Thank you for always providing excellent service! More

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MezzaNotte RestaurantMezzaNotte Restaurant
312 reviews
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Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

Amazing date night with my princess food was unbelievable service was five star can’t wait to go back More

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IL FARO restaurant & barIL FARO restaurant & bar
136 reviews
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Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

As frequent diners at Il Faro, our meals are always delicious and the service is impeccable. The owners want to make sure their patrons are happy. They are attentive and kind. They take pride in not only the quality of the food but the presentation as well. It is rare to have such a gem so close. More

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Texas de Brazil - AlbanyTexas de Brazil - Albany
1707 reviews
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Steakhouse | Albany, Upstate New York

My boyfriend and I love texas de Brazil, the food is amazing, love the meat and salad bar. I could come here everyday if I could. The staff are so nice and they get you whatever you need. Our favorite meat is the flank steak medium rare, we always ask for that special More

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Cafe CapriccioCafe Capriccio
1169 reviews
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Italian | Albany, Upstate New York

Our meal and the service were excellent, as was the wine - Dolcetto d'Albe Basarin. We shared the brussels sprouts starter. For entrees we had the pork osso bucco, and the sauteed shrimp. Shared tiramisu for dessert. Everything was delicious. We look forward to dining at Cafe Capriccio again next time we visit Albany. More

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Black & Blue Steak and Crab - AlbanyBlack & Blue Steak and Crab - Albany
764 reviews
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Steakhouse | Albany, Upstate New York

Excellent service. The food was prepared as requested and tasted excellent! More

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