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The City Beer Hall

Closed Now: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Open today: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Always pleasant

Looking for an interesting restaurant/bar? This place has a nice terrace on top of the building... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Monique L
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Sorel-Tracy, Canada
via mobile
Great late night spot in downdown Albany

Mt favorite thing about the CBH, besides the great atmosphere and even better beer selection, is... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Beyondthegreysky
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Albany, New York
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  • Average23%
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28 Jul 2018
“Always pleasant”
24 Jun 2018
“Great late night spot in downdown Albany”
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Looking for an interesting restaurant/bar? This place has a nice terrace on top of the building and has many beers from microbreweries. My husband loves the beer menu. I don’t drink beer but they do have a full bar Service is always good and pleasant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Monique L
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Mt favorite thing about the CBH, besides the great atmosphere and even better beer selection, is the fact that you get a ticket with every beer that you order. That ticket is redemable for one personal size pizza of your choice! Walk back to the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Beyondthegreysky
Reviewed 1 April 2018

It's a nice spot to gather if you're in the area but it's usually very busy in the evenings and can be quite loud between the amount of people and how loud the music usually is. Interesting menu selection that may not appeal to everyone.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chevy1806
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

An eclectic mix in here on a Thursday evening. Good knowlegable staff and a decent selection of beers made this a place worth a visit if you are passing. The building is beautiful with good acoustics and no intrusive background music so you can hear...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank RIU69
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Came for a quick bite and didn't realize it was brunch. Brunch menu was small and choices didn't appeal to us. Ordered Asian chickrn wings at bar. Wings were good. Nice taste to them. Bartender appeated bired and unfriendly.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Liz B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great spot downtown for gatherings and parties. Perfect for any afterwork get-together for your group. Always fun and great beer. Tucked away a bit south of State Street.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank David_J_Spellman
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I have been there several times now. They have a wide selection of somewhat unusual beers and a smallish number of innovative dishes (or the usual bar dishes with some twist). On weekends it's a good brunch place. Service has been friendly each time. Overall,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank M B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We all ordered a number of the starters to share. All were delicious! They sat 12 of us with no problem, their selection of craft beers is impressive! Prices are mid-range, the location is great. Evenings lots of parking on street a block away (If...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Bob F
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The City Beer Hall offers a great balance of food and beer. They have a menu which has a great variety of beers. I would describe their food as upscale pub food. They have an interesting selection of salads, small bites, appetizers, burgers, sandwiches and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great building inside and out, interesting table setup inside, large picnic tables with benches. not super fancy, but nice. Great Hamburgers and fries, neither of us drink beer, so no opinion there. A mimosa came with my meal and it was lovely. We visited at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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