Black & Blue Steak and Crab - Albany
Compared to the Black and. Blue in Buffalo I feel the meal in Buffalo is better with regard to presentation and taste.
Great food and great service. Would definitely come back
Food and service was absolutely outstanding. Would love to go again soon.
Food was excellent. We enjoyed a delicious taquila cocktail, and the a very well prepared dinner. We'll be back!
Steak no complaints mash potato’s wasn’t a fan of and wasn’t please after telling server I didnt like I was still charged other then that loved it
Went to Black and Blue to celebrate my son's graduation from UAlbany. Service was excellent. Food was good. Price was on par. Would definitely dine here again.
Staff went above and beyond to explain menu and make our special day extra special. We reserved a table a few months prior and we got a quiet secluded table. The food was fabulous and the prices were not as bad as I thought they were going to be. Definitely going to revisit when in the area. :)
The food is incredible, the ambience is subtle but refined, and our waiters and waitresses were very cognizant of our anniversary and congratulated us multiple times. Very sweet experience and we have an amazing night.
Absolutely wonderful experience. The hostess wait service and bus service were all fantastic. Definitely happy we picked this restaurant to celebrate my daughters college graduation! Thank you for the card and champagne toast from the restaurant!
It was loud background noise, difficulties with conversation, but not impossible. Service and food was good.
Best Steak n Service!! Will be back soon never had anything to complain!!
Outstanding steak house, everything was super.
Need to work on Pittsburgh style steak. Director of operations came and spoke with us on how everything was.
We loved the tender grass fed steak. Salads were good and large enough to share. Service was excellent. We didn’t have the fish this time but will be back to have it next time.
This was not our first visit, and it certainly will not be our last. The kitchen model works well, as shown by the consistency of what it produces even though B&B has had three executive chefs in barely four years of existence in Guilderland. Service excellent as always (server Catherine is a great balance of professional, friendly, and knowledgeable).
Very slow service
Average “high end” food, a bit pricey
Great food and atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and helpful!! However, it is very pricey.
The restaurant was perfect. The service, the look and the food was excellent. I will definitely be back.
Food was outstanding and the service was incredible! Very welcoming staff and made great recommendations.
They go above and beyond to give perso al professional attention to customers.
The restaurant was very good but the noise level was very loud.
The appetizers and meat cuts were very good, but a bit pricey. The sides were mixed; sweet potato dumplings good, onion rings disappointing, mashed potatoes and creamed kale average, but not worth the extra $7. I liked that the restaurant chain claims to buy meat and seafood from environmentally responsible sources and am willing to pay extra for that, but not for the added customer service. I would recommend cutting back on all the fuss. The staff hovered, making it seem like the restaurant was trying too hard to be high-end. The overall experience was good, but certainly not great.
Excellent food and the service was above and beyond
My $38 steak was cooked well but i ordered sides with the meal for $17 and the brussel sprouts were not even close to cooked while the potato side was overcooked and dry. For the price that I paid, i was very disappointed in the meal. My husband ordered the exact same meal and was equally as disappointed.
Great place. Excellent food, service, aesthetic. We had fish. Mmmm. Good!!
As usual good steaks and sides but the chicken dish on the menu has been changed and is not like the prior item and not as good yet the same price for a much smaller portion.
I fear the current chefs are not good. The salad had withered. The duck was dry.
Very professional and accommodating. We were running late due to a prolonged graduation and they were able to push back our reservation. The food was delicious and the service impeccable. Highly recommend if you are in the Albany area.
We’ve been to this restaurant several times and have enjoyed it. This past visit time wasn’t our best experience. It was a Mother’s Day and graduation celebration. Our server came over with 1 complimentary mimosas for 1 mom and completely ignored the other mom even after we pointed out her mistake. She walked away without an apology and never returned with an additional mimosa! We had steak that wasn’t cooked to our order and one steak was actually tough and over cooked.
Our server was very friendly but wasn’t good at her job.
It was a bad day. Everyone has a bad day but it brought my rating down.
There were far too many young child in the dinning area at 945 at night. Please have families with young child esp when they are loud and tired in a separate section. There were four children under the age of two in the immediate area and three were crying.
Beautiful restaurant wonderful service and yummy food. Would definitely come back again.
Great food and atmosphere. There for Siena graduation
I took my wife to Black & Blue for her birthday. I made reservations in advance and was seated accordingly. That is where the exceptional service ended. It took 20 minutes for our waiter to come to our table to take our drink order and another 15 minutes to come back. He did give a small card to my wife and asked if it was her birthday. He took our appetizer order and asked if we could order dinner also at that time but would make sure it came out after the 1st course. He was very quick to give the specials take our order and leave. The waitress at the table next to us took her time to explain the specials and discuss with the table. We never saw him again until it was time to have our meal wrapped. Then he made a commotion because my wife only eat a small portion. He then had the manager come over to again find out why she did not eat her meal which was only because she was full. In total the wait time between appetizer and dinner was 50 minutes. We ordered desert from the waiter and thinking that he would bring it out and acknowledge her birthday as they did at the table next to us for another party. Instead he almost threw the desert on the table and was more worried about the table of 8 next to us. After 3.5 hours in the restaurant we paid and left. It may be beneficial to have extra staff on when you have a large party so that other patrons are not waiting and provided with less than adequate service.
Took my mom, sister and nephew for a Mother's Day meal. The quality of our meals was excellent (steaks cooked as ordered, appetizers were tasty, great proportions for value). But I have to say that service was beyond expectation...every interaction was genuine and they truly aim to please at this restaurant. Looking forward to our next visit!
They keep getting better on all fronts. I had a dry aged Kansas City steak. My wife had fish. We shared vegetables. The wait staff were great and helpful with special requests.
We had a great time celebrating my daugther’s graduation!
Thank you for such great service and for making this event memorable!
Server made Graduate feel special. Nice food choices with good healthy options.
A beautiful place with beautiful service and employees. Everyone was so kind and accommodating and I appreciate all their efforts on making my birthday, which I choose to celebrate there so special.
2 dozen loud shouting middle aged men ruined the dining experience. Waited forever for check and fled.
The only negative was that the restaurant temperature was warm as it was a warm day outside. The food and service were both outstanding.
The food was fantastic as always, but I recently had a party whose numbers started exceeding the reservation. The staff were amazing in their patience and handling them.
Kudos to their professionalism and composure. I will definitely be a repeat customer, but not with a party larger than 4; I don’t want to test that patience. :)