Looking for great restaurants in Albany? Here’s my list of top recommendations. For directions, use the interactive google map below.

Take a moment and bookmark this page as I update it frequently with new recommendations. Right now I am keeping it to Albany, New York as I live here but I do a lot of traveling and hope to expand into different areas of the country.

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My Best Restaurant Recommendations in Albany NY

Albany Pump Station

Angelo’s 677 Prime

Brown’s Brewing Company

Cafe Madison

Great breakfasts and hipster waitstaff.

What to Eat:

  • Raspberry Oatmeal Pancakes
  • Benedict Specials
  • Home Baked Bread

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Ginger Man

Jose Malone’s Mexican Irish Restaurant


New World Bistro Bar

Local and very creative. One of my favorite restaurants in Albany.

What to Eat:

  • Saigon Street Calamari (Peanut and Chile Sauces)
  • Local Lamb Sweetbreads
  • Ropa Vieja

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The Wine Bar & Bistro

Van’s Vietnamese Restaurant