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Address: 19 Quackenbush Sq, Albany, NY 12207-2311
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+1 518-447-9000
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00

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Good beer and Pub type food

Good range of beer but rather too cold for my English taste. Varied menu of " US pub food" Not fine dining but a good place for a sociable night out and a few beers. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
simon p
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Albany, New York
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here many times over the years, primarily for first rate beers brewed and served here on tap. This is also a good physical environment for a gathering of up to 10 people for beer and lite apps. But the food is a disappointment. And, the bar once had the most consistently rude bartender north of Manhattan. But,... More 

Thank Thatguypaulie
Albany, New York
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389 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I've been here before and will continue to return as the food and service is excellent. It is a great location to meet friends. The ambiance is excellent to carry on a conversation in private at your table. The wait staff I find most helpful. My experience is most favorable. I plan to stop by for dinner some time too.

Thank Bob C
New York
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94 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The best thing about this place is the physical site. The interior with the beer vats and the high ceilings is kind of cool. The food was "eh!" - I had the steak sandwich and would not recommend it - thickish slices of overdone steak, kind of sad looking lettuce and too thick rye bread. The artichoke and spinach soup... More 

Thank Bettine31
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76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Good range of beer but rather too cold for my English taste. Varied menu of " US pub food" Not fine dining but a good place for a sociable night out and a few beers. Friendly staff, lively atmosphere. Cheers!

Thank simon p
Albany, New York
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lots of choices of their own draft beer at the bar in the restaurant, plus a few others. Haven't had a loser yet. Menu is good, too: better than standard bar sandwiches/wraps/burgers plus entrees that go above and beyond. They offer tours of the brewery, growler purchases/refills. They handle special events nicely. Can get very noisy when the place is... More 

Thank Jim_Ketcham
Baldwin, New York
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87 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We like this place a lot. Nice casual atmosphere. Excellent service. Reasonable prices. Fresh nice wraps and sandwiches. We had the calamari ( delicious), as a starter. We also tried the French dip sandwich and the Mediterranean wrap. Very good! Nice beer. They offer kids menu as well. Great place to visit with family, friends, coworkers and such even if... More 

Thank Carmen S B
Bernalillo, New Mexico
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206 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We visited for lunch on a recent trip, and found the same great beer and good food the place has been serving up for more than twenty years. The building itself, a former water pumping station for the city, is an attraction, with it's early 20th-century industrial look and feel. We recommend the beer, and the place.

Thank Tom T
Amityville, New York
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78 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Came with a group of about 20 people on a Friday night. Everyone found something on the menu that pleased them, which can be tough with a diverse group. Nice beer selection and people shared a couple of flights to taste the wide variety of beers offered. The only criticism I would have was that a couple of people around... More 

Thank Ed M
Hartwick, New York
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80 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My paternal grandmother's maiden name was Evans, in Wales. I guess that give me a natural affinity for the establishment. Food and brews have always satisfied.

Thank Tom P
Tel Aviv, Israel
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805 reviews
369 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

It’s a unique old building dating from 1875. It used to be the Albany plumbing house, now a days it’s a nice restaurant which preserves the old time charm.

Thank Sharon_zz

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