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The Point Restaurant & Lounge

4.4
4.4
296 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary Italian
Due to the restrictions in place to due to the Covid-19 pandemic we will be doing our best to accommodate you in these challenging times. Please be respectful and understanding of our current rules and regulations.

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This restaurant is temporarily offline. Please contact the restaurant directly or check back shortly for availability.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Italian, Italian, Tapas / Small Plates

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Bar Tue–Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (518) 729-5383

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    http://www.bmtmgt.com/catering/

  • Private party facilities

    Let us take the hassle out of your next event! Whether it’s an after work social, private dinner, bridal brunch, baby shower, or bachelor party, we have the perfect space for you, as well as a culinary team that can put together a perfect menu for your next event.

  • Private party contact

    our Private Dining Coordinator: (518) 729-5383

  • Neighborhood

    Albany

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 296 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Upstate New York

    Kid-friendly

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  1. S

    Suomi

    Hawaii

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was our family dinner to say goodbye to The Point, which had been our favorite restaurant since it opened!!! We are very sorry to see it close, but reassured by staff that some of the menu items will be included in the new Madison Cafe offerings.
  2. S

    Suomi

    Hawaii

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This establishment is closing at the New Year!! It has been one of our families favorites. We are sad. If you get a chance before they close, go!! You won't be sorry.
  3. JW

    JosephW

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Our waitress was very knowledgeable and gave us great service.
  4. CS

    CraigS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent Service and the food was very good. We will go back and recommend.
  5. A

    Axis

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience2
    Food was either way too bland or WAY too salty. Service was OK, pasta was dry.
  6. FS

    FrankS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time we had dinner at the Point, the ambiance was wonderful, the food was amazing and the staff very friendly. The Point will be added to our list of great places to relax, unwind and enjoy yourself.
  7. B

    Buffoodie

    New York Area

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience1
    "Eggplant" Appetizer was almost nearly olives and came with two measly pieces of thin bread for half a saucer of whipped fetta and lettuce, was not advertised as a sports bar, there was a large table of nearly 25 people behind us screaming to the point where I could not hear my companion barely 2 feet across from me. The cocktail was good, but everything was overpriced. Waitress was kind. Left after the disappointing appetizer.
  8. SR

    StephR

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a large party of 10. Our server was very attentive and everyone in the group loved their food.
  9. AR

    AmandaR

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 4, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    The food was to die for. We did wait almost an hour and a half for the food and it wasn’t very busy. We actually had to ask for our food bc we watched 5 tables walk in and eat AFTER us. It was weird but the food was SOOOO good.
  10. FB

    FrankB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service. Food was delicious!! Can't wait to come back!!
  11. AD

    AnneD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and drinks are delicious! Service is always great!
  12. G

    Girlznight

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always I was extremely pleased with my dining experience. Our waitress was exceptional and went above and beyond. She was courteous, very friendly and attentive. The food (we had appetizers and pizza) made my tastebuds dance. If you like margaritas you will fall in love with the spicy margarita. We moved inside to sit at the bar and our bartenders were equally amazing. If you haven’t experienced the Point it is a must!
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant was amazing. The wait staff was fun and very comforting. The food was well presented and the tastefulnesses of everything we were served was outstanding. This is how restaurants should be. Exceptional food, as toot service and an atmosphere of relaxation. I loved it!!!!
  14. a

    antani

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Excellent food, waiters willing to accomodate requests
  15. LH

    LisaH

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Very nice venue, very good service, music was a bit too loud. Food pricing a bit high for quantity and alcohol prices too high.
  16. F

    Food4thought

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    First timers. Nice menu selection. Our server was excellent. Food was as described. Prepared excellent. We had a party of three and we all enjoyed ourselves. I thought the prices were good compared to the experience. I have a little hard time hearing with background noise. For me the music could have been turned down a little bit. We definitely would recommend the charcuterie board. Nice selection and variety and is great to share over drinks and conversation. Cheers.
  17. DL

    DerrickLS

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thanks to OpenTable for having this gem available. My boss came to town, so it's always nervewrecking go find the right setting for her. This place turned out awesome! Good food, inside or outside seating options, the staff was super friendly, even if they weren't the ones helping you. I can't wait to return and I highly recommend this place.
  18. K

    Kirby

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Can’t wait to come again. Extremely friendly wait staff, delicious food brought in a timely manner. The fried brussel sprouts are fantastic. My peach cocktail was potent and good. You won’t be disappointed.
  19. JZ

    JohnZ

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Good food. Decent prices. Accommodating and friendly staff. Noisy street eating outside.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We made a late reservation and we’re the only ones in the dining room, but the staff still treated us like valued guests (even though they probably wanted to finish up for the night). There was no rush and no-one turning the lights off on us😉 The food portions were generous (my 17 year old son didn’t even finish his meal) and the quality was excellent. A great late night dining experience.
  21. LP

    LPC1973

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Chicken Parm Night! More than enough food for us; everyone took food home with us! Great value - $28 for chicken parm for two (more than enough for 4!) and a bottle of wine!
  22. JD

    JDunk

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Servers were attentive and our party did not feel rushed at all. New food menu items were so delicious! Will definitely be coming back soon.
  23. SM

    SeanM

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was our first time here and expected a good experience due to existing reviews but it exceeded expectations by far. This was one of the best restaurant experiences we’ve had in the area. The food and drinks were amazing and we loved the ambiance as well. We’ll absolutely be going back soon!
  24. LB

    LisaB

    New York Area

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great ambiance and delicious food and drinks! Highly recommend. Will go back for sure!
  25. b

    barrys

    New York Area

    88 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    88 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service delicious food reasonable prices a true gem in the capital District a must try if you’ve not been there before Or come back and experience wonderful fun evening
  26. R

    Rach

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant was awesome! The food was great, the actual place itself is beautiful and the service was perfect! I will be coming back
  27. JS

    JeffS

    New York Area

    118 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    118 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience3
    unpretenious gathering place with lots of room, halfway between local watering hole and step up dining. Our waiter Thomas was quite enrtertaining. Good for a family celebration.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best pizza we've had in Albany!
  29. S

    Senghe06

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Great meal! Also very kid friendly. We ate outside on a gorgeous day.
  30. VM

    VictoriaM

    New York Area

    22 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    Didnt know it would be a buffet for Mothers Day. When we got there at 1 oclock, the trays were empty or filled with dried out crusty food. They were replacing with new food (slowly) and did get new salmon and gnocchi (both good) but everything else was inedible. All this for $42 per person plus tax and tip. We got ripped off.
  31. LK

    LauraK

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food and drinks. Not your typical menu. Definitely recommend.
  32. MC

    MelissaC

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was amazing as always... had great service as well and overall great night out with friends!
  33. LK

    LauraK

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant is great. The food was excellent! Not the usual pub food and not a franchise. Good service, good atmosphere. Look forward to going back. Definitely recommend this restaurant.
  34. LG

    LoriG

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Easter Brunch-it was lovely. Food was delicious, with a lot of variety. Our server took very good care of us.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went to dinner with my daughter during a college visit. Sat at high tables along the windows. Ambience was great, service was great and we’ll be back if we ever get back to the Albany area.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    The food was delicious. Service was good for the most part. It felt like they were rushing the meal to provide the table to next reservation. Atmosphere was very loud, too loud for a date night.
  37. S

    Sunshine

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice place to enjoy good food, great drinks. Very friendly staff.
  38. GS

    GabriellaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Chicken parm with bottle of wine is amazing! Love The Point, such a cute hole in the wall restaurant
  39. J

    Jazz

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very good service & friendly wait staff. Food was delicious & drinks were pleasant.
  40. NG

    NicoleG

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere. Great food. Great drinks. Great experience overall. 10/10 recommend

FAQs

The Point Restaurant & Lounge is rated 4.4 stars by 296 OpenTable diners.

Not bookable

This restaurant is temporarily offline. Please contact the restaurant directly or check back shortly for availability.

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Albany

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Bar Tue–Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Italian, Italian, Tapas / Small Plates

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (518) 729-5383

  • Catering

    http://www.bmtmgt.com/catering/

  • Private party facilities

    Let us take the hassle out of your next event! Whether it’s an after work social, private dinner, bridal brunch, baby shower, or bachelor party, we have the perfect space for you, as well as a culinary team that can put together a perfect menu for your next event.

  • Private party contact

    our Private Dining Coordinator: (518) 729-5383

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